the bride got it right- tradition along with a sleeve.
reminiscent of the gowns of the 1950's- the dress maketh not the bride.
a traditional dress does not make for a traditional wife.
simplicity can be stunning.
less than - makes it more than.
as much can be said of a bouquet- the yard by yard sort should be an anathema.
size is not everything-in everything.
& a sleeve.
guests-though never meant to out shine the bride-must do their part to make things beautiful.
at l. Cecil Beaton & Francis Doble (Lady Lindsey Hogg) at the wedding of Lord Herbert Equerry & Lady Mary Hope Circa 1936
at r. Norman Parkinson Wedding outfits b Victor Stiebel from the top of a taxi in Eaton Terrace, Belgravia, London, 1938.
at l. Princess Michael of Kent ,at r. Sophie Winkelman, Lady Frederick Windsor,
Lady Helen Taylor & Timothy Taylor
at l. Charlene Whitstock, at r. Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece
the flowers-inspired by nature,
trees do nicely.
scale is everything.
Constance Spry & Cecil Beaton
Westminster Abbey held twenty foot trees reaching toward the vault of the Abbey
One can only Hope a return to elegance & tradition-at least during the wedding, is trending.