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In this column on wedding fashions in 1929, readers are advised that the favoured style for wedding dresses has changed from the short straight frocks of the previous year to long medieval style dresses. A long frock, the author suggests, is more…

In this instalment of “The Ladies’ Section” of the Sunday Times, an illustration is provided of a fashionable wedding dress described as being “of medieval inspiration”. The simplicity of the dress, the caption suggests, is what constitutes…

This article from the wedding column of the Western Mail gives an account of the wedding of Josephine Higgins and Kevin Finucane at St Mary’s Cathedral on 6 January 1930. The bride’s dress is described as a picture frock of soft white satin, with…

In this column describing the latest fashion trends in 1928, the author suggests that alongside coat frocks, hats and fur pelts, the medieval style was making a comeback. Popular materials such as ring and chiffon velvets, brocades, satins and rich…