5 Attire Trends of the Golden Age

May 10 2013

The look of The Golden Age for weddings is timeless! And now, with the incredible styling found in PBS’s Downton Abbey and the release of The Great Gatsby {finally!} we have a ton of visual inspiration to help us fall yet deeper in love with this era. Want to incorporate a 1920’s feel into your wedding look that isn’t over-the-top flapper? Here are 5 ideas for your attire and accessories to inspire you with the chic subtleties that highlight the era.

Feel free to check out this post to learn more about adding Art Deco elements to 3 different wedding styles.

5 attire & accessories elements for a 1920’s wedding look:

1. Gowns: bias cuts, embellished with beads, loose capped sleeves, sheer lace, drop-waist, feather spray
2. Accessories: shimmering crystals, long necklaces of pearls or pendants
3. Bouquets: large, long and cascading.  Boutonnieres: a single carnation, rose, orchid
4. Headpieces: crystal embellished, silk tulle veil, lace and pearls combo, a spray of feathers
5. For the guys: tweed, bow ties and white wing collars, tailcoat for formal evening wear, boyish suits

1920's wedding style

Photography: Leah Kua
Styling: Sorry I’m Late
Floral Design: Butterfly Philosophy

Inspiration board created at Style Me Pretty


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