Here’s a guide for men who want to marry, from popping the question to the wedding reception – well, if you lived before the Civil War, that is.
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.
Here Come The Brides was an hour-long comedy/Western TV series set in Seattle in the 1870s about a family of loggers who brought in 100 women as potential brides. The show launched Bobby Sherman and David Soul as teen idols.
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!
Something Old: Vintage Wedding Dress Fashion Look Book is a collection of more than 300 images, documenting over a century of bridal fashions from the Western world. Find details about everything that went into preparing a bride for her walk down the aisle — from the tiara on her head to the toe of her shoe — and, of course, the all-important wedding dress.
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!
She will love these Pyrex gifts! The double boiler lets you SEE what’s cooking! Entertaining is fun with these new dishes! Let her make the coffee perfect every time.
Old wedding superstitions and traditions are intended to bring the couple good luck – but worrying about all these myths & signs would stress anyone out!
“How did he propose?” was asked in a series of nationally-syndicated newspaper columns during the early 1920s. Here’s a selection of some of the best engagement stories – from the sweet and simple to the too-cute-for-words.
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.
Make this pink heart-shaped cake for Valentine’s Day – or a bridal party or for a birthday, for a wedding anniversary, or just to please someone you love.
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