The Cavalcade of History and Fashion

The Cavalcade of History and Fashion

Bustle to Bias Brides: 1880 – 1940

“Bustle to Bias Brides”, presented by The Cavalcade of History and Fashion, is a fascinating journey through 60 years of bridal fashions and more. It focuses on the period between 1880 and 1940. These 60 years saw enormous changes in fashions which is reflected in the wedding gowns of their day.

This is an opportunity to examine historical gowns and accessories as well as hearing snippets from the lives of the original wearers of these gowns. You will hear tell of some of the etiquette and social history of the different decades as you view these original gowns from the Cavalcade’s vast collection.

Photo: Ada Louise c1882. Timeline Photography