The history of wedding attire. Until the late XIX – early XX century young in most countries, were married in a traditional attire, typical of the countryside and estates. Often the bride and groom does not stand out from the crowd guests – this, however, could serve as additional protection against evil spirits. One of the oldest required elements a bride was a wreath of fresh or artificial flowers. A wreath in the form of a closed circle is the symbol chastity.
Gradually, first in the cities, then in the countryside, in wedding dresses began to dominate the white and black. By the way, some historians tend to treat white wedding dress as a bride … Mourning, as a bride "dies" for a kind, passing from generation to her husband. Of particular importance in a wedding dress also had an apron – an indispensable attribute of a good housewife. But the veil, the veil for the bride not only a decoration, but also – again same! – Protection from evil spirits, evil spirits. "Protective" function of playing, and many rituals – for example, transfer of the bride over the threshold (where dwells an evil force) at the hands of the groom, as well as "noise" design wedding procession: Greeting shouting, singing, fireworks or even fired from a gun. Wedding without a wedding dress – not a wedding.
In Russia under the crown went to the dress, which was getting married a great-grandmother. In southern European countries (Italy, Spain, Greece) prefer to sew dresses, and after the wedding, it kept the same awe as the family silver or cushions, embroidered with his own great-grandmother. Excessively pragmatic Americans, though preparing for a wedding ahead of time, but usually take wedding dresses for hire. In our own country style wedding dress and the quality of lace on it, as always, will dictate the thickness of the purse. According to the French, the bride's wedding dress should be white and long. Possible and short dresses and trouser suits in pastel tones. The most common model – a classic: a white fluffy dress with tight bodice, silhouette, "Princess." Today and in this protected zone invades modern practicality. Romantic dress turns into an elegant evening pants suit. The combination of practicality and elegance – a characteristic feature of wedding attire. Want to show accurate figure – choose a slinky dress, long and closed. Or a little dress with a form-fitting bodice, which is put on the fluffy skirt. You can choose an elegant trouser suit, all the stuff from which will be worn after the wedding. A Maybe you want a long dress made of satin and chiffon with a free jacket, a cardigan. Nice and modern.