Vintage Wedding Dresses
Vintage wedding dress inspiration from various museum collections, vintage sellers and golden age stars ...with the occasional more contemporary wedding dress wonder
Actress Lucille Ball and Cuban bandleader/Actor Desi Arnaz were married for twenty years before divorcing in 1960. The following year she married comedian Gary Morton They had been married for more than 27 years when Lucille died in 1989. Desi married for the second time in 1963 until his wife's death in 1985. Desi died the following year.
Circa 1910 wedding gown owned by 1960s and 1970s celebrated beauty and model Heidemarie Balzer. She selected garments for herself purely for their aesthetic beauty instead of a couture label. This gown is Cantonese embroidered silk with chiffon puff sleeves and a lavishly embroidered swathed silk over-dress trimmed with fringes and tassels.
❝At the end of May we threw a big reception at Graceland for all of our friends and relatives —and some fans. Elvis and I wore our wedding clothes, greeted everyone, sipped champagne, and shared cake just as if the party were taking place after the wedding ceremony. It was so much more comfortable and relaxed than Las Vegas.❞ —Priscilla Presley
Vintage Priscilla of Boston, 1954 - Advertising Art Photography for Priscilla of Boston
Charles Frederick Worth wedding gown worn by Alice Wade Everett 1879
Early 1908 Wedding dress of ivory silk satin and with a sprig of artificial orange blossom. The dress is covered with matching net. Applied silk rouleau in swooping and elongated Art Nouveau scrolls.
1928, The design, with its cutwork silk and embroidery borders, is a playful, modern variation on the traditional wedding dress. It is said to have been inspired by Renaissance paintings. Hartnell made several wedding dresses of this design