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a fter combing the shops, poring over the mags, and twirling around more times than she can count, a blushing bride-to-be should consider herself lucky to have settled on her number one gown – guaranteed there’s going to be a second favorite, third runner-up, and a neck and neck tie – how to choose may just be the most elusive of mystery of the feminine mystique yet. Fact tidbit - Napoleon’s second half, the Empress Eugenie, demanded 250 dresses for the opening of the Suez Canal (and justified such lavishness on the premise that it was a historical event, clever lady), but for a hip ‘n’ happeni
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Posted by Cayla Capri
t he wedding veil was first intended to pay homage to a long, flowing mane of hair - revered as a symbol of innocence in by-gone days. Over time, both folklore and an array of faiths have all influenced how this occult accoutrement came to be. By the 1900’s, the veil was a standardized article of matrimony, beating the traditional white gown to the punch. The veil was said to ward off bad luck, while borrowing a veil from an already happily married dame, was thought to bring about the good. Another legend claims that the veil was worn to conceal a fair bride’s beauty from her husband-to-be, up until he had
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