BUY THESE DRESSES: (left — link not to dress seen above, but similar piece!) Etsy.com, // (right) Etsy.com, 5 THE LOOK: A bride’s nod to mod indeed!Your big day history may be shared in a future post or on the Facebook fan page!I recently contacted my mom to see if she still had her dress from when she married my father at age 20 in 1976. I plan on trying her now-vintage wedding dress on when I return home for my next visit. Maybe I’ll be able to alter it into a future Sammy-Davis-Vintage-wedding-dress-to-be!Thanks to the growing popularity of “Hollywood,” women wished to emulate the attention-grabbing attraction of the silver screen’s most famous star wardrobes.So even though the roaring ‘20s had rumbled into the great depression, the wedding dresses of the time were hardly depressing themselves.
These two are always giving us #Marriage Goals—whether it's gushing over each other on Twitter or sharing sweet romantic moments in the White House (fist bumps, flirting, and dancing galore! And while we love ogling the former first lady's every fashion choice, now it's time to look back on Barack and Michelle Obama's gorgeous Chicago wedding day in October of 1992.
Wearing one of our favorite resurrected '90s trends, Michelle was lovely in an off-the-shoulder long-sleeved gown, pouffy veil, and statement drop-pearl earrings.
Last week was unofficial “Kate Middleton wedding extravaganza” week at Sammy Davis Vintage, where I highlighted some awesome wedding vintage tips like how to wear vintage to themed weddings and for the big royal wedding day, how to wear a vintage hat like the fashionable princess that Kate is!
Full princess skirts and full-coverage designs were most popular (and quite pretty! THE ERA’S INFLUENCE: Thanks to the birth of prolific and mainstream mass communication, trends could be tuned into nightly thanks to the visuals of modern television.
Now you didn’t have to get your wedding dress ideas from a luxury magazine or from the advice of your local dressmaker.