White. It’s clean and highly transformable. It goes with everything and is used in various distinct industries as a colour that depicts style and simplicity
So, why do brides crave the colour white for their wedding dress?
Is it because of tradition? Purity? Or both?
A common scenario is one in which you're flipping through a magazine and come across a “must have” style. For instance, a picture of a beautiful top worn by Victoria Beckham, or a pair of new season Jimmy Choo heels seen on Kate Moss. You carefully cut these images out. After seeing these items on your favourite celebrities once, you decide that they're an essential purchase. It is that thirst for this new item of clothing that has made you view your entire wardrobe as old and dated in seconds - you ask yourself, “why do I have red shoes when everyone’s wearing black?”.
Well, let's take a look back at British history. In 1840, Queen Victoria married Albert of Saxe-Coburg. The Queen wore a silk