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Wedding dress with matching boots and bodice, ca 1865

Wedding dress with matching boots and bodice, ca 1865

Wedding dress, ca 1910
Robe de style wedding dress, 1926
Wedding dress, shoes and accessories, 1880
Wedding dress, 1860
Trousseau dress, 1878 US, the Wadsworth Atheneum
A trousseau dress is an alternative dress worn by the bride in the days after her wedding.  As you can tell from this one, they were nice but not too elaborate.  Reception or “second-day” fit into this category.

Trousseau dress, 1878 US, the Wadsworth Atheneum

A trousseau dress is an alternative dress worn by the bride in the days after her wedding.  As you can tell from this one, they were nice but not too elaborate.  Reception or “second-day” fit into this category.

Wedding shoes, 1902 US, Oakland Museum of California

Wedding shoes, 1902 US, Oakland Museum of California

Wedding dress, ca 1730-50, New York Historical Society

Wedding dress, ca 1730-50, New York Historical Society

Wedding dress worn by Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte, Princess of Holstein-Gottorp, 1774

Wedding dress worn by Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte, Princess of Holstein-Gottorp, 1774

Wedding dress, 1904 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse
Wedding fashions, 1901 the Netherlands, De Gracieuse

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