The wedding dress inspired in the Queen Victoria’s gown

21 July, 2015
Angelina Russell was married only six weeks after the Queen Victoria of England did. This wedding was a highlight of inspiration for bridal fashion in (...)

A brilliant wedding dress for a practical woman from half of the 19th century

2 June, 2015
Abigail Holmes chose for her wedding silk in golden color, which makes her different from the rest of the gown samples we’ve seen in this section “Iconic (...)

The Herculan ruins inspire Ruhamah Smith’s wedding dress

12 March, 2015
Ruahmah Smith from Worcester got married with James David Jr in September 1801, in Massachusetts. In her simple wedding dress can be seen traditional details (...)

Mary Waters’s Spitafields silk bride dress

13 January, 2015
She chose a very daring wedding dress design for the time. A fascinating dress made in silk from Spitafields in green decorated with flowers in salmon, (...)

The Assemblies’ dresses in the Georgian England

20 November, 2014
The title of the show says everything: “Georgian, Dresses for polite society”. Although “polite” is not the term I’d use, to be honest… I’d (...)

Mary Dayton Richards; A bride from the end of the 19th century

13 November, 2014
Mary Dayton Richards (1842-1921) and Milton Brayton Graff (1840-1877) were married in 1869 in Manhattan. By that time, the wedding gowns were long and (...)

The Frigate “Mercedes”: The injustice of the 19th Century… And the pillaging of the 21st

9 October, 2014
The Frigate “Mercedes” has finally arrived to port… To a free exhibition that your kids will love. So if you plan coming to Madrid in October, don’t (...)

A vintage wedding gown with courage and sensitivity

18 September, 2014
Why a daughter would want to wear her mother’s wedding dress? I’ve been thinking so much about this lately that I’ve decided to start a few posts (...)

Downton Abbey

28 November, 2012
The third season of “Downtown Abbey” starts today. The famous Anglo drama series has been a resounding success with both its Spanish and International (...)

Zurbarán and Caprile in the Palacio of Liria

25 April, 2012
I love reading gossip magazines when they publish a cover of a famous wedding. I take my time whilst looking at the photos: the dresses, the headdresses, (...)