Ever wonder why so many brides wear white? Thank Queen Victoria! In she walked down the aisle to marry Prince Albert wearing a white wedding dress that sparked a trend, making white the go-to shade for brides.
Victoria and Albert. When Queen Victoria married her cousin Albert on February 1840 at the royal chapel of St. James, she wore a white satin dress, a custom which has been imitated since by many brides, royal and not royal.