• Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! As a youngster -- or perhaps even as an adult -- have you ever sat dreamily imagining yourself in a fairytale wedding dresses, about to marry your very own Prince Charming? And, what colour is the wedding dresses? The chances are it's a white one. Millions of girls and women that dream of the perfect marriage have a vision of the perfect white wedding dresses in their minds. But why white? Where did this tradition come from?

  • Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! In fact, in the grand scheme of things, the tradition isn't even all that old. The white wedding dresses of today is deep-seated tradition, and for many is worn to signify virtue as well as uphold tradition. Millions -- in fact billions -- of women all over the world start thinking about the perfect white wedding gown before they have even found the perfect partner.

  • Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Britain is a place that is rife with traditions and legends, so it is little wonder that the tradition of the white wedding dresses was started by the English Monarchy. It was the wedding of Queen Victoria that spawned the interest and popularity of white wedding dresses as we know them today.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! The white wedding dresses in those days had nothing to do with being virtuous -- it was all about wealth. Getting married in a white, extravagant gown was a sign that you could afford to buy a dresses that you would never be able to wear again because of its style and colour (whites were not easy to clean in those days as they are today!).

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Of course, women still continued to be married in various colours and styles of dresses -- it was only the vain and the wealthy that insisted on white to follow in the footsteps of the wealthy Monarch. However, during Edwardian times, the white wedding dresses once more soared to new heights of popularity, as Coco Chanel unveiled its new knee-length white wedding dresses, complete with extravagant train.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Even so, with the depression that followed World War I and the approach of World War II, many women continued to make do with whatever type of dresses they could afford, and this went on for decades. Some women would marry in a short white informal wedding dresses, which could then be dyed and used as an everyday dresses. Again, it was only the fabulously wealthy that could really afford to splurge on an elaborate gown.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Luckily, legend and folklore has given way to individuality in recent years, and brides now enjoy getting married in the colour of their choice. Both celebrities and everyday women have injected their wedding dresses with their own sense of style and personality, and we have seen women marrying in colours ranging from delicate ivory to deepest red and even black.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Royalty and high society still tend to favour the tradition of marrying in white. However, since simply wearing a white wedding gown can no longer mark their stature due to the availability of the white wedding dresses, they now do this by infusing the dresses with the most expensive silks, pearls and material possible, making it worth a king's ransom by the time it is finished.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! The Internet is a great source for wedding dresses. You can enjoy excellent value for your money and unrivalled choice, enabling you to achieve just the look and theme that you want for your special day. Whether you want a full-on white gown with all the trimmings, a simple and elegant ivory dresses, an informal yet classy wedding dresses or something totally unique in a rich, vibrant colour, the Internet will provide you with access to the perfect choice.

  • Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Did you ever wonder how the tradition of wearing a wedding dresses came about? Wedding dresses have been worn by brides young and old alike for centuries. In modern times almost anything passes for a wedding dresses however, in times of old, traditional wedding dresses were flowing gowns usually white in color.

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    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! Wedding dresses have changed with time much as everything in the world has. In times of old most women selected a gown based on her financial status. Women who were at an economic disadvantage usually did not have the luxury of selecting an extraordinary gown that would be worn only once. Rather, most selected something more "plain" that could be worn for church services and other occasions after their blessed day.

  • Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses

    Wedding Dresses ! An old poem states about the color of a wedding dresses that "Married in white, you will have chosen all right." This is not to say that all brides historically have chosen white for their wedding gown. In fact, many brides chose colors including blue, pearl and even black. Many brides believed that if they wore blue their husbands would remain true to them (also a famous line in the wedding poem). Pink was even a popular wedding gown color for a time, though its darker variant, red was often considered taboo because it was associated with "scarlet women".

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