Gowns in Europe and The Western World

Today brides in Europe and the Western World usually wear a white wedding gown by default for their first marriage and those that do not often do so out of deviation. This style’s universality is quite recent and became a requirement only in the mid-19th century after Queen Victoria’s marriage to Prince Albert. Before that,… Read More »

The Early History of the Wedding Gown

The history of the wedding gown is as fascinating as the history of marriage. The two go hand in hand, and we cannot talk about one without talking about the other. Throughout most of history, marriage has been, to a great extent, a worldly object concerned with the transfer of resources, preservation of bloodlines, and… Read More »