Weddings Then and Now: 1960s

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Photo Credits:
Ceremony Decor: Laurie Bailey Photography
Budget-friendly Ideas: Lisa Lefkowitz Photography
Programs: Elizabeth Lloyd Photography
Ceremony Songs: Deborah Coleman Photography
Recessional Songs: Lauren Kinsey Photography
Processional Songs: Magnifique Photography
Chairs: Meghan Aileen Photography
Arches: She-N-He Photography
Aisles: KCK Photography

Weddings Then and Now: 1960s

Weddings Then And Now: 1960s
WeddingChannel.com - MillennialBridal Fashions - 1960
Index 4000 BC - 1299 AD 13 - 1400s 15 - 1600s 1700s 1800s 19 - 1919s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1970 - 89 1990s
Weddings Then and Now
1960
1969: The wedding of BeeGee Maurice Gibb and British pop star Lulu

1969: The wedding of BeeGee Maurice Gibb and British pop star Lulu
Detail of Maurice Gibb and Lulu Leave Wedding © CORBIS/Bettmann


1960's

Weddings remained formal until the last few years of the decade, when a brand new generation began to question traditional values. Anti-war and anti-establishment, the new earthier bride got married on a beach or in the woods instead of in a church, and might wear a peasant dress or embroidered jeans as her wedding gown. Contrary to this new trend, statistics show that most gowns during that era were still white, and a majority still floor length -- although the style was definitely avant-garde. In a time where tradition was commonly bashed, the traditional wedding gown nonetheless survived.


Weddings Then and Now: 1960s

Wedding Registry

for guests

Going to a wedding? Find a couple's gift registry and wedding website with one easy search.

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for couples

Customize your registry profile
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Photo Credits:
Ceremony Decor: Laurie Bailey Photography
Budget-friendly Ideas: Lisa Lefkowitz Photography
Programs: Elizabeth Lloyd Photography
Ceremony Songs: Deborah Coleman Photography
Recessional Songs: Lauren Kinsey Photography
Processional Songs: Magnifique Photography
Chairs: Meghan Aileen Photography
Arches: She-N-He Photography
Aisles: KCK Photography

Weddings Then and Now: 1960s

Weddings Then And Now: 1960s
WeddingChannel.com - MillennialBridal Fashions - 1960
Index 4000 BC - 1299 AD 13 - 1400s 15 - 1600s 1700s 1800s 19 - 1919s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1970 - 89 1990s
Weddings Then and Now
1960
1969: The wedding of BeeGee Maurice Gibb and British pop star Lulu

1969: The wedding of BeeGee Maurice Gibb and British pop star Lulu
Detail of Maurice Gibb and Lulu Leave Wedding © CORBIS/Bettmann


1960's

Weddings remained formal until the last few years of the decade, when a brand new generation began to question traditional values. Anti-war and anti-establishment, the new earthier bride got married on a beach or in the woods instead of in a church, and might wear a peasant dress or embroidered jeans as her wedding gown. Contrary to this new trend, statistics show that most gowns during that era were still white, and a majority still floor length -- although the style was definitely avant-garde. In a time where tradition was commonly bashed, the traditional wedding gown nonetheless survived.