From exotic looks inspired by opulent costumes from various cultures, to simply elegant looks that so timeless a modern bride could wear them today, The White Dress by Harriet Worsley has enough fashion ideas to satisfy even the most demanding bridezilla. The White Dress by Harriet Worsley chronicles the popularity of traditional and high fashion style in bridal wear. The book contains a rich collection of images from sophisticated and opulent dresses and accessories appropriate for religious ceremonies to bikini-clad brides on the beach to playful brides in simple mini dresses. The candid shots of happy couples make the book feel more fun and intimate. like I was looking at someones personal photo album.
The book includes plenty of celebrity images of famous brides such as Bianca Jagger in a white trouser suit and Princess Grace in a demure white lace number and plenty of staged movie stills showing glamorous wedding dresses. Paparazzi pictures of dresses worn on the red carpet and the runway include a generous selection of ultra glam outfits that look more like something a fashionista would wear to an expensive gala than a traditional wedding dress. Photographs from leading fashion houses such as Chanel, Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent, and Vera Wang add an element of high fashion to the book. Many images of the happy couples go back decades, and yet those dresses are so timeless they are sure to inspire both the modern bride and fashion enthusiasts.