The history of wedding dresses over one hundred years. The bride's attire is constantly changing, following fashion: the dresses were white or colored, curvaceous and skinny, with a high waistline and low. Let's see how varied a wedding dress over the past two hundred years, for example, historical wedding dresses the Metropolitan Museum of art.
1. Queen Victoria in her wedding dress, 1840
In the 19th century, white and cream were the main colors of wedding dresses in Europe. Especially after the wedding of Queen Victoria, who chose for his wedding in 1840, a simple dress of ivory.
However, white as the color of purity and innocence could afford only a young girl. Widows, spinsters and the poor bride had chosen a more practical color.
In the 20th century, white was not handed over positions. But it happened that the bride wore bright colors to, for example, to shock the audience and to show that the conventions they are not interested (in 1920-30-ies). And during the war, was married in what was.
Of course, if you had the opportunity, wedding outfits were sewn in the latest fashion, and it can be easily seen as changing the women's restroom with the passage of time.
2. 1805-1808 city of America. In the era of the Empire style light tone in General was in Vogue, so the wedding dress was often white.
4. 1834 England.
6. 1837 France.
7. 1841 England. Bridesmaid dress simple rural worker. These dresses was worn to a wedding for the first time, and then wore them on Sundays at Church, or passed on to younger relatives.
8. 1857 England.
9. 1864 France.
11. The shoes to this dress.
12. 1872-1874 G. England or France.
14. 1874 America.
15. 1875 Wedding corset.
16. 1877 La Mode Illustre.
17. 1884 Boston, America.
18. 1887 England.
19. 1889 America.
20. 1896 House worth.
23. 1899 England. 35-year-old bride of Hariet Joyce found a white dress inappropriate at her age and chose this color. Dress she sewed herself. Garet worked as a maid and, consequently, well-sewed. She wore the dress after the wedding, a little zauzig it.
24. 1903 All the layers of the wedding dress.
28. 1904 underskirt.
29. 1905 England.
30. 1905 England. Wedding corset.
31. 1906 America.
34. 1919 America.
36. 1925 France. Jeanne Lanvin. The ensemble is made in the style of the Italian fashion of the 15th century.
38. 1928 America.
39. 1930 France. Sisters Of The Callot.
40. Shoes to this dress.
41. 1932 Wedding the Cloche hat.
42. 1933 England. Dress of Margaret Whigham, the daughter of a Scottish millionaire. Designer Norman Hartnell. 30 seamstresses sewed this dress in about six weeks.
45. 1934 England. Charles James. Master complex cut, James said, "Every seam in my dresses has its own meaning. He emphasizes some part of the body."
47. 1938 England. Bold dress by Monica Maurice, the women independent and despise conventionalities. In the same 1938 she became the only woman admitted to the Association of mining engineers, electrical engineers (and remained so until 1978). She loved cars and planes. And wore provocative dresses. Favorite color it was bright red.
48. It is the same.
49. 1940s Lilli Ann city.
50. 1941 England. During the Second world war in Europe, many brides made dresses from the matter that could get. This dress, for example, made of fabric for curtains.
52. 1946 Pierre Balmain.
53. 1948-49 G. Charles James.
55. 1950s Pierre Balmain.
56. 1951 Norman Hartnell.
57. 1955 America.
58. 1955 Dior.
59. 1957 Balenciaga.
60. 1960s Valentino.
61. 1960s Cristobal Balenciaga.
62. 1964 Marc Bohan for Dior.
63. 1960s G. William Travilla.
64. 1968 England. Wedding coat, inspired by the uniform of Russian officers.
68. 1979 England.
70. 1987 England.
71. The end of the 1980s.
73. 1990s, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel.
74. 1995 Christian Lacroix.
75. 2000 Yohji Yamamoto.