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Here's What Weddings Looked Like the Year You Were Born

Country Living Logo By Country Living Staff of Country Living | Slide 1 of 116: Weddings and wedding traditions, such as the dresses, songs, cakes, and showers, have changed and evolved over the course of a century. While some traditions have remained strong, and will probably always be around in some capacity, each year introduces new trends that seem to take over the industry completely... for a few months at least. The recent royal weddings have captivated brides-to-be with their classic nods to weddings of the past.Whether you're looking for 1930s dress inspiration or wondering why in the world we even have bridesmaids and groomsmen, there's a lot of wedding trivia you probably don't know. You'd be surprised to learn that some of the things you do in weddings today were also done hundreds of years ago, and that a fresh new trend may actually be inspired by something really old-fashioned. Here's what weddings looked like the year you were born. This walk down memory lane might even help you find some inspiration of your own!

Weddings and wedding traditions, such as the dresses, songs, cakes, and showers, have changed and evolved over the course of a century. While some traditions have remained strong, and will probably always be around in some capacity, each year introduces new trends that seem to take over the industry completely... for a few months at least. The recent royal weddings have captivated brides-to-be with their classic nods to weddings of the past.

Whether you're looking for 1930s dress inspiration or wondering why in the world we even have bridesmaids and groomsmen, there's a lot of wedding trivia you probably don't know. You'd be surprised to learn that some of the things you do in weddings today were also done hundreds of years ago, and that a fresh new trend may actually be inspired by something really old-fashioned. Here's what weddings looked like the year you were born. This walk down memory lane might even help you find some inspiration of your own!

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