Classic wedding dress inspiration

Planning a wedding? Get ideas for your wedding gown here by checking out this collection of drawings of antique bridal gowns here from the first decade of the 1900s, taken from various American newspapers of the era around the turn of the century.

1. Wedding dress for the bride (1907)



2. Floral wedding gown (1907)



3. Brides: What wedding fashions are to be (1901)



4. For the spring bride (1904)

Wedding gowns are no longer stately and stuff, as stains have given place to soft, filmy materials. Mousseline de Soie with leaves of white lace and orange blossoms of pearls now form the smartest bridal attire. Wedding veils will hereafter be looped with orange blossoms, and white and green are the spring colors.

bride-Washington times-1904

5. The bride and her attendants (1901)

The St. Louis Republic., May 26, 1901


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6. The flowing bridal gown (1904)

The Saint Paul globe., June 02, 1904, Page 7, Image 7


7. Wedding dress with multiple sleeves and flower detailing (1907)

The Pensacola journal., June 12, 1907, Page 5, Image 5


8. The bride in her dress, featuring puffed sleeves (1905)

Los Angeles herald [microform]., October 29, 1905, Image 37


9. The June bride of 1907

The times dispatch., May 19, 1907, Page 6, Image 40


10. The June Bride (1906)

By Mrs Osborn, Creator of fashions for the fashionable woman of America

Washington times 06-03-1906


11. Detailed wedding gown (1903)

The Saint Paul globe., October 11, 1903, Page 8, Image 8


12. The bride and her bridesmaid (1901)

The evening bulletin., May 25, 1901, Image 4 ky

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