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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.


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    Wedding Registry

    for guests

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

    Search >

    for couples

    Customize your registry profile
    Create a registry at top retailers
    Consult your registry checklist
    Give back with a charity registry

    featuring

    Unique Wedding Ideas – Weekly!

    Don’t forget any of the details for a perfect wedding day. Sign up now.

    Please fill out all fields!

    Submit

    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.