Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Where to Find Victorian Wedding Gowns?

By olivia mardany
The Victorian era has been termed as an era of cultural reforms, industrial improvement, social and artistic styles, flourishing architecture, scientific progress and gracious living. During this era, there was a boom in engineering industries and services- and hence it has also been termed as the second Renaissance period. The Victorian period paved way for the beginning of modern times.
The Victorian Wedding was a matter of great splendor and celebrations- quite similar to the weddings which take place nowadays! The sophisticated and elegant wedding gowns worn during those days are quite popular even now. Many brides believe that these wedding gowns are closely linked with the traditional wedding styles and they want the same to be replicated in their weddings as well.
The Victorian wedding gown is generally made of white silk, high corsage and a long veil of white tulle reaching to the feet. The gowns had a fitted bodice and a long, flowing skirt of shiny white material. White was generally not a very popular color for the gown- and instead of it, the brides' often preferred ivory or off-white colors. The gowns also had laces or breads at the bottom for enhancing the beauty skirt. Open or low cut bodices were worn as wedding dresses in 1850-60s but generally the church weddings had more concealing bodices. Gloves were also worn with the dresses but had the seam split on the ring finger or were arranged so that can be easily removed for putting the ring on.
In order to meet the demands for the Victorian Wedding gowns, a number of shops and boutiques have been opened. The "Victorian Wedding Center" is one place where you can find some of the most classy and elegant wedding gowns. You can get a plethora of wedding range to choose from. You will get various items such as corsets, circlets, hand colored fashion prints and much more! In this outlet, the Victorian Wedding dresses are directly designed according to the pictures taken from the 19th-century magazines. You will also get information regarding now to dress a bride in the Victorian manner.
The "Vintage Wedding Center" is another outlet which specializes in making different styles of Victorian wedding gowns. This outlet has been there for the last 10 years and specializes in making Victorian wedding gowns, white lawn gowns, antique bridal gowns and vintage formal wear. You will also find Victorian bridal veils, sewing patterns, hankies, jewelry, purses and Vintage boots.
Well, above are some outlets that specialize in the manufacture of Victorian Wedding gowns and Vintage dresses. So, if you are interested in wearing a Victorian style wedding dress, then you can pay a visit to any of these outlets!