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This informative guide to planning a period wedding provides the bride-to-be with historic photos and images of wedding fashions and decorating ideas from each decade of the early 20th century. Complete with color photos of period wedding attire and modern period-inspired designs, it also includes guidelines for seasonal attire, formal and informal wedding wear, proper accessories, bridal bouquets, and boutonniere trends. Decorating ideas include color charts, schemes, and flower arrangements, and ideas for vintage receptions include full song lists and recipes for entrees and homemade cakes. Resources for dress boutiques, millineries, tailors, and historic wedding and reception venues are also included to help give weddings authentic period flair.
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Daniela Turudich is one of the principal experts on recreating period beauty styles and techniques. She lives in Long Beach, California.From Library Journal:
Here's a unique title for couples striving to create a memorable wedding by transporting their guests to another era. Turudich, an expert on vintage lifestyles and author of Authentic 1940's Hairstyles (Streamline, 2001), has written a well-organized resource on weddings from 1910 to 1950. She begins with emphasis on the bride and her gown, accessories, and attendants. Then she explains historical colors and the vintage bridegroom. Later chapters discuss how to create ambiance at the wedding and reception through decorations, favors, programs, menus, wedding cake, and music. Beautifully illustrated, this book also can serve as a record of fashion and popular culture for those doing historical research. Appendixes include a glossary, a list of historic American hotels, and resources such as corsetry shops, costumers, and millineries. Highly recommended.
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Book Description Streamline Press, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1930064020
Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A17880