Dresses by Decade


Traditional Wedding Gifts, Accessories,
and Trousseau Items

While a wedding itself is a tradition, often brides and groomswear pieces of clothing or accessories that are heavily laden with tradition—be it family, cultural, or religious. Items are often handed down through families for generation after generation.

Something Old, Something New Case


Something Old, Something New Case

 

 

Trouseau Case

Trousseau Case

 

 

Gifts Case

Gifts Case


 

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