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From the Fashion to the Gifts- Wedding Trends Over the Past Century Sure Have Changed!

1930s

Many weddings in the ’30s were quite simple due to hard times, but wealthier families still held fancy affairs and selected gifts from registries. Wedding and engagement rings, despite the tough economy, were becoming more fashionable.

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1936. Via/ Flickr

Cakes continued to get taller and more elaborate for those who could afford it.

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1936. Via/ Flickr

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1937. Via/ Flickr

Depression era fashion dictated that many women were married in their best clothes, which might have only been feed sack or calico, probably sewn by the bride herself.

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