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the wedding of john f. kennedy and jacqueline bouvier, september 12, 1953. I bought my Grandmother the porcelain bride doll of her 20 years ago! Ironic that now I'm going for a similar look!
1956 classic Kennedy style/....before affairs and deceit. How hard to maintain an apparent "perfect" marriage in the press & in front of the public, when you KNOW your husband is attracted to many women and has been unfaithful.
By the time she became Mrs John F Kennedy in 1953 she had already become a fashion icon to women all over the world. Her chic and timeless voluminous ivory silk taffeta gown, by Ann Lowe, affirmed her status. A portrait neckline and wide, embellished skirt emphasized Jackie’s small waist, and an heirloom lace Juliet veil, which originally belonged to her grandmother, completed the super-romantic ensemble
"The Kennedys gave dinner dances -a half-dozen in less than three years -where waiters carried large trays filled with cocktails like the Cuba libre, a combination of rum, Coca-Cola, and lime juice. "They served the drinks in enormous tumblers," recalled George Plimpton. "Everybody had too much to drink, because they were excited."