Don’t you know that vintage or classic wedding dress not only come from Victorian era? It is true that the Victorian gown style is always identical with something old and classic. But we have older wedding dress style which can make you open your mouth. Those are medieval wedding dresses. Medieval dress is also popular as Celtic gown style. According to fashion history, the medieval wedding gown is popular in 1920’s – 1950’s. It is quite old, isn’t it? Well, the medieval gown comes in very gorgeous style. It is extremely different from the Victorian dress. If you know little about Irish culture and habit, we will know that the medieval gown is perfectly simpler and natural than the royal queen dress in Victorian era.
The stylish Celtic gown is typically designed with A-line dress cut. The dress loosely flows following your shape line. The dress may be made of sheer or heavy material. It depends on wedding destination. Most Celtic man prefer to bring his bride outside in order to the society knows her. That’s why this gown is very identical with outdoor gown style especially for wedding moment. Generally, the medieval wedding gown is very simple without too much embellishment on the gown surface. Something which becomes the closest and clear characteristic of the medieval wedding dresses is its sleeves cut. Unlike usual long sleeves on Victorian or modern dress, this Celtic wedding dress has two coats of sleeves. The sleeves are divided into two types of sleeves. The first sleeves become first sleeve coat. It fits the bride’s arms shape so that it looks tightly covering the top of arms to the wrist.
The second coat of medieval wedding dresses is very long loose sleeves. The model of this second sleeves is just like Kaftan dress sleeves. It looks like long trumpet with very wide end to show the lower part of your arms. Although this second sleeves is very long, actually it only covers the bride’s top arms to elbow. Well, it is better to see some pictures of Celtic gown while reading this article. For modern bridal moment, we recommend this medieval gown to consider.