Princess Alexandra of Denmark’s wedding dress 1863

Queen Victoria's wedding dress, credited with starting the tradition of a white wedding gown.

Princess Alexandra and the future Edward VII on their wedding day, 1863

Mid-Edwardian wedding dress.

Day after wedding dress, ca. 1875. Wool and silk. La Dame de Tours (authentic collection)

The Crown Princess of Prussia (Princess Royal of England), Berlin, January 1863 - I love this dress!

Wedding dress of Crown Princess Lovisa of Sweden, 1850 From the...

c. 1868 Heavy Ivory Silk Faille with Chenille Fringe Wedding Gown. Alonzo H. Wood didn't know if he would survive the Civil War but he kept looking at the beautiful daguerreotype of his lady love in Boston. He knew if he made it home alive, he would ask her to marry him. He only hoped that she had waited for him. She did. And this is the gown she wore to their wedding in 1868.

Catherine the Great Wedding Dress, 1745, (c) Kremlin Armory, Moscow, Russia photography (c) William F. Adams

‘Outrageously beautiful’ - The Princess Royal Victoria (later Empress of the German Empire) about her new sister-in-law Princess Alexandra of Denmark (later Queen Consort of Great-Britain). Portrait by Richard Lauchert (1823-69).

Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress.

Left : Louise, Duchess of Fife in the Fife tiara and wearing a fringe tiara as a necklace. Right : Her mother, Queen Alexandra, wearing the kokoshnik tiara. Centre : Queen Louise of Denmark, Alexandra's mother. Hand coloured photograph, 1893

Edwardian wedding gown

1864 wedding dress

Edwardian bride in lace, 1910.

Coronation Dress of Alexandra Feodorovna, born Princess Charlotte of Prussia: 1825, Russian. "The silk-lined dress with a train is made of silver brocade...The item is of delicate forms, with a square cut of the bodices...The hem of the bell-shaped skirt is completed with a wadded roll and is embroidered with silver faceted threads. The long train...is executed in the form of a thrown open dress with a little bodice and pleats on the narrowed back."

Belgian Scroll Tiara. This piece was a wedding gift from the Belgian National Bank to Princess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg. She wore during her wedding to Grand Duke Jean in 1953. It is now worn by daughter-in-law, Grand Duchess Marie Teresa. This diamond tiara was made by Henry Coosemans and is made of no less than 854 diamonds and set in platinum. The tiara includes a detachable diamond of 8.10 carats to be worn as a ring. The central panel can also be detached and worn as a brooch.

Isabell Fraser's Wedding Dress, c.1785, wool, Scotland, used continuously by a single family since it was made in 1785, last worn in 2005, Inverness Museums & Art Gallery. In depth article here: http://www.nwta.com/patterns/pdfs/541highd.pdf

Early/mid 1860s tinted photograph. May be mourning from the black collar, although the trim is pretty elaborate. Opinions?