Weddings have changed a lot in the past century – and so have the parties for the bride-to-be! Here’s a look back at some sweet old-fashioned bridal shower ideas from the first decades of the 20th century.
Vintage & old-fashioned weddings
Planning a wedding with a classic old-fashioned feel? Check out this collection of beautiful vintage wedding dresses from the first two decades of the 1900s!
Johnny Cash and Miss June Carter, country and Western music singers who teamed up on a Grammy-winning record, teamed up in marriage, too. Here’s a look back at their time together!
This fresh and zesty raspberry champagne punch is a fruity cocktail that is easy to make, tastes delicious, and looks gorgeous. Here’s how to do it, with a recipe from the ’80s!
1920s women’s step-in and bandeau underwear Everything that the Modern requires of a foundation garment is illustrated in this step-in and bandeau by Gossard. Fourteen
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier became the bride of Senator John F. Kennedy – the future president – at this elegant society wedding in 1953. See what it was like!
This classic lemon pound cake is truly American, luxuriously Texan – with its eight egg yolks and all that butter – and was President Johnson’s favorite.
Old wedding superstitions and traditions are intended to bring the couple good luck – but worrying about all these myths & signs would stress anyone out!
When it comes to weddings, there is an irresistible charm, a fascination about it, in which the flowers play a leading role.
Stored away and preserved for fifty years, this lovely heirloom wedding dress of silk satin was easily converted into a modern wedding gown for a new bride.
A society reporter is expected to see ‘spacious apartments,’ ‘profusions of stately cut flowers,’ and ‘rich family plate’ – where in reality, a lilliputian parlor and dining room contain a few vases of flowers, and some highly respectable but unmistakably modern silver.
In these antique Victorian engagement rings, in addition to diamonds, you’ll also see the brighter hues of rubies, emeralds, sapphires and turquoise.
The wedding cake, luscious and delicate of taste, with its wonderful exterior covering of ornamental sugar icing, wrought in various devices, is an institution honored by long patronage and full appreciation.
What to expect before, during and after a wedding From the best man to the most remote acquaintance of the affianced couple, a wedding invitation
Get details of an old-fashioned Victorian bridal procession here! At the start, the wedding party, with the exception of the groom and his best man, assemble in the waiting rooms at the entrance to the church where the procession is formed.
The very latest fashions and follies in vogue “Happy is the bride that the sun shines on!” But those brides that have chosen these spring
Elvis marries longtime friend Las Vegas, Nevada – Elvis Presley, the Memphis boy who popularized rock ‘n’ roll music and became a millionaire in the