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Bourg en Bresse in France Wedding | Manolo for the Brides

Not Your Everyday Wedding Wear

Looking for an alternative to the traditional wedding veil? You could do like the ladies of Bourg en Bresse in France once did and, er, wear a lampshade on your head.

…I also think I see some wedding wear ideas for the groom who would describe himself as a “creative type.” (via)

3 Responses to “Not Your Everyday Wedding Wear”

  1. Rubiatonta August 20, 2010 at 8:02 am #

    Oh, that’s quite attractive! Don’t think I’ll be able to convince Mr. Pants that we should wear sabots, though.

  2. Angela August 20, 2010 at 8:24 am #

    Brides who want to channel this lady can get some help from Etsy.

  3. Elisabeth August 21, 2010 at 8:39 pm #

    Check out this sampling of traditional Norwegian bridal gear. Gooodness gracious. I love the traditional dress, but the concept of their bridal headwear seems to be pin as much silver jewelry onto a felt hat as possible!


    I’m a particular fan of this piece from Voss – http://www.bunad-magasinet.no/kruna-eventyrlig-brudestas-fra-voss.370274-28793.html