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1970s wedding

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(Editor’s note: The date was September 22, 1979, and Aunt Julie remembers that at the reception they “had the traditional southern menu for afternoon weddings — wedding cake with …

That's So 70s: Say Yes to the Dress - Part 4!!

And what I mean by THE dress is, of course, is THE perfect wedding dress for THE perfect wedding day that gals dream about since they are, oh say, three years old. Which to us guys is all a but strange, since guys typically start thinking about their wedding day, oh say, the morning of the wedding!! But as we all know, it's all about THE dress........ So even in the 70s, the wedding dresses tended to the more traditional. Hmmm, these dresses don't look like they came from a Sears catalog…

lostinurbanism: “Sights, Sounds and Soul: Twin Cities Through the Lens of Charles Chamblis "From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community...

lostinurbanism: “Sights, Sounds and Soul: Twin Cities Through the Lens of Charles Chamblis "From family reunions to the nightclub scene, there is no one who documented the Twin Cities Black community...

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(Editor’s note: The date was September 22, 1979, and Aunt Julie remembers that at the reception they “had the traditional southern menu for afternoon weddings — wedding cake with …

The mid to late 1970s was the emergence of Peasant and Prairie Revival fashion..  While designer Jessica McClintock revived the Prairie Gown with her Gunne Sax line in the seventies, the more haute couture versions of Prairie came to us through the stunning creations of  British designer, Laura Ashley.  She used finer imported cottons and voiles//   Directly below: A peasant dress by Yves Saint Laurent///Below: An Edwardian dress via Seventeen Magazine 1974 Tumblr //Below: via Lipstick and Curls

via The 60s-70s in a way was a juxtapose. While the world was exploding politically and socially, bridal fashion stayed pretty much restricted and traditional. On the other hand the late sixties/seventies era is known primarily for wild and off-beat chic that sometimes made its way into bridal wear. Thanks to a some savvy designers, the funk was fine-tuned into into high fashion. The era was the most politically charged of the century and invariably spilled over even into haute couture…