15 wedding dresses from the last century that still make us dream today of their beauty


Fashions change and, in some cases, come back. Just think of some brands or the style of certain dresses and trousers which have been re-proposed in a revisited form over the years. The same goes for wedding dresses, which have inevitably taken on different forms over time, thanks to the innovative creativity of the stylists who have had to adapt to the different requests of the most modern customers. If today we observe princely wedding dresses, mermaid-shaped, short on the front or in colours other than white for women, tuxedos and tailcoats in shades of blue, grey or black for men, what were they like in the past? The OldSchoolCool group he reveals it to us, thanks to users’ photos of their grandparents, uncles and parents on a special day: an actual blaze of class and elegance. ” Let’s see 15 of them.

1. 1942

“My Grandma Hazel in her silk wedding dress in 1942.”

2. London, 1946

“Uncle Bob and Aunt Joan on their wedding day, London, 1946. Her wedding dress was made of recycled parachute silk .”

3.New York, 1931

“My Grandmother in Her Wedding Dress, 1931 , Yonkers, NY.”

4. 1951

“My maternal grandmother on her wedding day, 1951. The wedding dress was completely designed and sewn by her.”

5. 1971

“1971. My mother bought her wedding dress for $10 .”

6. The dream dress

“My grandparents were minors (20 and 19) when they got married in the 1950s. They had to have their parents sign the consent form. My grandmother still has my dream wedding dress .”

7. Japan, early twentieth century

” Japanese woman in traditional wedding dress in the early 1900s.”

8. Atlantic City, 1948

“My mother in her custom-made wedding dress. It had a long train. Atlantic City , 1948.”

9. The fifties

“My beautiful grandmother in her wedding dress, 1950s.”

10. The Sixties

“My grandmother in her wedding dress in the 60s .”

11. The twenties

“Wedding dress of mine”My great grandmother, 1920s.”

12. 1952

“My grandfather’s wedding photo, 1952. Grandma has her wedding dress.”

13. 1963

“My grandmother in her wedding dress she made herself . 1963.”

14. 1903

“My great-grandmother on her wedding day in 1903. This is the first time I’ve seen a 1900s wedding dress that isn’t floor-length.”

15. From poster

“My grandmother in her wedding dress, 1963. The managers of Macy’s department store downtown thought she was so beautiful they asked to hang this picture in their bridal section, and it stayed there for 30 years .”

Which of these wedding dresses from the past would have made you dream?

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