Wedding Fashion

May 2nd, 2011

The media cloud hovering above the British royal family during this past week’s nuptials generally sparks interest, not only regarding a very particular dress, but also in that of contemporary and historic wedding attire.

Should you be planning your own wedding or have an interest in how wedding fashions have evolved culturally, consider a few of these titles, below, from the Steenbock Library collection. Speak with your librarians for assistance finding these and more.

Author: Monsarrat, Ann.
Title: And the Bride Wore …: The Story of the White Wedding
Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead, 1974, c1973.

Author: Probert, Christina.
Title: Brides in Vogue since 1910
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, 1984.

Title: Wedding Dress across Cultures, edited by Helen Bradley Foster and Donald Clay Johnson.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York: Berg, 2003.

And, of related:

Author: Mansel, Philip.
Title: Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press, c2005.