If we back to the history of fashion, we will be attracted in observing many facts about Victorian and Edwardian era fashion style. If you love to read some historical novels or watch historical movies, there are so many facts about old fashioned dress that appear in that classic era. In the past, it is precisely within 17’s – 18’s, there is still social class disparity among the society. In that era, we can know the social class of someone by looking at what she or he is wearing. Low social class mostly wears ugly or cheap clothing, while the higher social wears more expensive, neat and beautiful for both men and women. From this courtesy of fashion history, we must be able to imagine what Victorian wedding dresses look like, don’t we? Let’s see more detail about Victorian gowns in next paragraph.
Basically, Victorian dress comes as a dress with flared skirt. Every woman must wear several pieces of internal clothing including underwear, corset, camisole, under skirt and stocking. As like current fashion style, Victorian fashion style also always changes from time to time following the trend. In an era, a dress with high neck becomes quite popular and trendy. In different era, balloon sleeves and skirt look cooler than the previous trend. The Victorian wedding dresses may involve both or more fashion trends in that era. That’s why it is better to search information regarding to Victorian dress model from book, magazine or internet before deciding to find appropriate classic wedding gown.
According to the history of Victorian fashion style, most Victorian wedding dresses have long sleeves. This fact offers two possibilities for you. If you want to appear in classic style, it is better to wear a Victorian ball gown dress with long or elbow-length sleeves. If you want to appear quite modern in Victorian bridal gown, lately there are many Victorian dresses in sleeveless, off shoulder, halter, strapless and cap sleeves cut. For embellishment, lace is the most effective fabric on any Victorian era dress. Besides applying lace as crucial ornament, Victorian dress is identical with heavy fabric and detail.