WATCH: 100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Wedding Dresses

Haute headpieces, romantic ruffles, big bell sleeves, oh my! We're taking a trip down the rabbit hole of wedding dresses past and bringing you along for the ride. It may not be Thursday, but our newest BRIDES video is a serious #TBT. Going 100 years back in bridal fashion, we're giving you a peek at wedding dresses through the decades. Now you can finally see if your grandma was actually on-trend with that up-to-there neckline...

100 Years of Wedding Dresses? That's a whole lot of lace and tulle... From the intricate veils of the early 1900s (where can we get one, please?) to Kate Middleton's unforgettable royal bridal style, we're looking back on the wedding-wear trends of yesteryear. Wondering what the glam gals of the '30s wore for their walk down the aisle?" What about the hippies of the '70s? What did they slip into for their groovy "I dos?" Well, trust us when we say that this is the most beautiful history lesson you'll ever receive!

You probably already knew about the "bigger is better" mentality back in the '80s (hellooo, puffed sleeves), but have you ever seen the Great Gatsby-approved 1920s headpieces and the all-over pearl trend of the '40s? That's the stuff of vintage inspiration. Anyone have a time machine we can borrow? These photos make us want to tie the knot back in yesteryear!

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The coolest part of our wedding dress throwback? You can definitely see where the bridal style trends of today originated. From sweetheart necklines and long lace sleeves (a 1950s throwback), to princess-worthy frocks (thanks, Grace Kelly!), and groovy flower crowns, consider this definite proof that (almost) everything will eventually make its way down the aisle once again. Maybe this means you should've listened to your mom while dress shopping. Hmm...

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