How Has Fashion From The Victorian Era Influenced Life Today?
Fashion from the Victorian era has left its footprints in modern day fashion in a couple ways, though it is most evident in weddings. When you go to a wedding do you see the bride wearing a mini skirt and tank top? I don't think so, most woman choose to wear a big, white long, flowy dress on their big day. Why do they choose to wear a dress like this? It all started with the dress Queen Victoria wore on her wedding day. (Victorian era) Not only was her white dress a fashion statement which took root and turned into tradition but a sign of purity. Queen Victoria's dress also showed that her family could afford to send her off in an opulent style. In modern day society, brides wear big, white, extravagant dresses which signify exactly the same thing Queen Victoria's wedding dress indicated. In conclusion, Queen Victoria's fashion statement stuck around.