Erte's tucked-in veil; Queen of the Night theme (don't forget to dress your bridesmaids as stars); and M from his alphabet. M for Matrimony? Monarch? A couple could claw their way out of chrysali before being given away.
Louise Brooks has a thing or two to teach us about getting decked out for a momentous occasion.
OK, so maybe she wasn't wearing the black veil for a wedding. But, wouldn't it be kind of amazing, though?
In my travels through the world of book arts, I come across a lot of mind-blowingly gorgeous illustrations. I can't help but fantasize about being able to style a wedding after one of these, or better yet, to photograph a wedding that had been. Weddings are pageantry and even, in a way, performance art. That's why it's so fun to think about how to style them, even when it's just choosing colors or a theme to subtly incorporate.