Wedding dress, a normally bottom drawer has already for the most widespread dress, all the brides must choose a set of beautiful wedding dress for their big day, to accompany themselves enter the hall of marriage. Then, what’s the back history of the wedding dress, and how did it develop in the form of nowadays?
Ancient Egypt – The First Wedding Dress
The custom of wearing wedding dresses in wedding seemingly short history, it not more than 100 years, but the wedding dress is long-standing, it can be traced back to four thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptian civilization period. According to the legacy of the record, ancient Egyptian palace noble bride wearing traditional white linen multilayer thin plait Chiffon dresses, bare chest, sleeve to elbow, chest and waist tie with cord under the breast, and bottom on bell dress. The whole wedding dress was the tight and fit, pleated decoration is gradation is distinct, was considered the prototype of the modern wedding dress. Due to the clothing mainly was spinning weaved by flax at that time, and the Linen was difficult to stain, so the color is mainly white, other colors such as yellow, blue, green and red are used in a small area.
14 Century – The Formation of the Skirt Drag
Ancient Rome, in ninth Century BC, the cultural etiquette had already entered the mature stage of prosperity. Religion has permeated every aspect of people’s lives, the image of the various gods can be seen everywhere in an important ceremony. For example, white symbol of joy and happiness, so people often wear white clothes in festivals, wedding as one of the most important occasions in life, of course, is no exception. Remove color limited, traditional wedding accessories are also often show a symbol of purity form. At the wedding, the bride wore a white new gown from their parents, symbolizing the purity of the bride, on the gown has a Hercules knot unlock only by the groom. The most important elements in the whole wedding is veil, in ancient times known as Nuhere (Veiling) in terms of the veil, to be synonymous with marriage. The veil for the orange, was taken from the representative of pure virgin vestal flame Vesta. And the lily wreath on the bride’s head is not only echo before and after the wedding dress, but also the symbol of purity!
16 Century – The Baroque Era
With the advent of the corset and skirt, began a tight bundle on upper, lower skirt expansion dress, the concept of wedding dress became clear and clear, use filler to create three-dimensional effects, emphasizing the concave and convex shape of female body, the waist is more slender, more slender overall curve. This dress itself shows the three-dimensional appearance, expand and enrich the designer’s thinking and thoughts for the emergence of modern wedding dress made a solid foundation. Among them, the European Renaissance clothing is characterized by a split into various components, independent of each other, the need to wear when they are assembled together with a clear shape, this dress has got a rapid development in the Renaissance. This dress has been rapid development in the period of Renaissance, and previous use of plants, beautiful scenery, as a symbol of different customs, it gradually stressed that the body in different parts of the decoration, such as wedding rings as a symbol of love and two people of faith, the brooch is representative of the pure and faithful.
18 Century – Rococo Era
The same is gorgeous color, if in 17 Century the Baroque era is a collection of male efforts, then in 18 Century the Rococo period is a woman showing tenderness. In the Rococo period, the female body becomes the object of man’s crazy pursuit and appreciation, and it is very popular for hedonism at that time, reflects the liberation of human nature. The dress style from bold and unconstrained to graceful and exquisite, on behalf of the power and wealth of the lace is applied to the extreme, “exposure and grace” has become the standard for women to dress. This revolutionary change was called “Rococo fashion”. The wedding abandoned simple, harmonious, steady pursuit of a classical style, complicated exaggeration and magnificent, magnificent, dynamic artistic realm. Showing in the magnificent, sweet taste in the aristocratic Dynasty, reached the point of narrow costume reach the peak of perfection in the dress of artificial beauty, can be said that the Rococo Era laid the foundation for the development of lace!
19 Century – Vitoria Times
At the end of the eighteenth Century, the French Revolution began, the immediate impact on the popular trends of all sectors of society. At the end of the eighteenth Century, the French Revolution began, the immediate impact on the popular trends of all sectors of society. The bride to emulate the antiquity, took to wearing the veil, lace and thin veil will be fixed in Jinhua rose ring, pure white wedding dress again become popular color. Palace style dress exaggerated to neoclassical fashion trend, vitoria period of popular narrow waist, tight, elegant fluffy skirt shape, is considered a classic appearance of the modern wedding dress, so enduring. But before 19 Century, the western girls got merried, the bride’s wedding dress hasn’t the uniform color specifications, until 1840, the world’s blockbuster wedding. British Queen Victoria dressed in a beautiful brocade by Chinese made of white dress, the tail is 5.5 meters long, with a white veil from head to foot, stunning the audience of pure white. Her amazing move to establish a white wedding dress in the British royal family in the past 200 years to stand up the situation, but also to the wedding of the white wedding as a symbol of the West and the world.
Since 20 Century—All Flowers Bloom Together Era
After 50s, the wedding dress design to break the traditional swing skirt design, and drawing on the design features of fashion, advocating the design principle of “downsizing”. Tailoring and design will be a combination of various years of wedding fashion elements, focusing on the sense of beauty of the modern, to avoid complex. Neck, shoulder and back coat bare majority, skirt part according to the preferences and wedding form choice, common type, type, dress miniskirt fishtail etc. The other is a combined type wedding, church wedding day and night will be required to dress dinner guests for a combination, provides a lot of convenience for the bride’s dress.