Victorian Weddings Make A Memorable Day

Victorian weddings are all about opulence, class and romance. Since that era was very fancy, it calls for a lot of showy details like lace, bows, roses and flowery fine china.

The wedding customs of today basically come from the Victorian Days, including the tradition of wearing a white wedding gown. Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in 1840. She wore a white wedding gown and changed the tradition and it still applies today. In her day it didn’t represent purity. What it really meant was that you had money and status.

When planning your Victorian themed wedding keep in mind that even though the celebration is a bit ostentatious it can be elegant without being up-tight or gaudy.

Many of these elements also apply to a Steampunk Wedding!

Venue Ideas for hosting your Victorian Wedding:

  • Victorian mansion
  • Botanical garden
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Tea room
  • Beaux-art mansion
  • Ballroom decorated appropriately

Victorian Elements to consider:

  • Antique lace
  • Tussy mussys
  • China and teacups
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Candles
  • Oil lamps
  • Strolling violins
  • Fruitcake

Victorian Colors for Inspiration:

  • Pinks
  • Yellows
  • Creams
  • Ecru
  • Terracotta
  • Gold
  • Copper
  • Greens
  • Burgundy
  • Jewel-toned blues