Have you thought about having a 1930s-themed wedding? This mock-wedding might give you some ideas. It took place at the Model-A Days Show in Sharon, WI.
The Model A Ford convertible that will take the happy couple on their Honeymoon sits waiting, with a “Just Married” sign on back and the traditional tin cans tied to the back of the car. The tin cans will make noise letting everyone around that this couple just got married. Both the sign and tin cans were typically used in the 1930s.
The bride wears a simple, sleeveless dress of white sheet lace over a solid white fabric. There are small lace ruffles along the neckline, arm holes, and on the straight skirt. At her waistline is a gathered white fabric that ties in a bow at the back.
The skirt of the bridal gown is fairly straight with a deep ruffle at the bottom and 2 rows of small lace ruffles.
Bridal Veil & Cap
On her head, the bride wears a cap made out of sheet lace with the long veil attached to the back. Small caps made of netting or sheet lace were very popular during the 1930s. They were inexpensive and easy to make. She also carries 4 long-stemmed roses for a bouquet.
Walk Down the Aisle
The wedding vows were exchanged in the white gazebo decorated with a garland of greens and flowers in Sharon’s city park. The bride was escorted down the aisle to the waiting groom and best man by her father.
Groom & Best Man
The groom is wearing a 1930s grey double-breasted suit. The best man is decked out in a red and white striped shirt, grey trousers with suspenders and a grey fedora.
Uncle of the Bride
Of course, there was the Uncle of the bride with his shotgun to make sure the groom didn’t back out.
After the I Dos
On to the Honeymoon
After the wedding, the bride and groom left in a Ford Model-A convertible with a “Just Married” sign on the back.
This was a mock-wedding staged to entertain the audience at the Model-A Days show. This couple actually married the weekend before this show. Does this inspire you to plan a 1930s-themed wedding?
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