Weddings Through the Ages: From the 1900s to Today

Take a look back at the most popular wedding trends, from attire to reception décor to cakes, starting in the early 1900s.

By: Kristen O'Gorman Klein

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  • 1920s


    With the Jazz Age entered a new bridal aesthetic: Waist lines and necklines dropped, and a more streamlined silhouette took hold. Gowns featured ornate beading and embroidery, while bouquets were larger than life. Brides favored Juliet headdresses or cloche hats for their veils.

    Pictured: Mary and Frank Totter, married in June 1923.

Weddings Through the Ages: From the 1900s to Today


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