I Tried Wedding Dresses Through History

Hello friends! So as some of you may know, I am engaged, betrothed, and affianced - and so I hereby introduce you to part 1 of our 4 part wedding video series! Being the fashion history enthusiast that I am, I decided to do a little exploration into wedding dresses through history and try on 5 authentic vintage wedding dresses (with era-appropriate hairstyling, makeup, and bouquets to boot!) - ranging from the Victorian Era to the 1980s! Which look was your favorite?
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WARDROBE
Olivia Hines
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  • HELLO FRIENDS! so sorry for the delay here, there has been ~a lot~ going on! Here I present to you part 1 of our 4-part wedding series :) I hope you enjoy! Which look was your favorite?

    Safiya NygaardSafiya NygaardАй мурун
    • Hi why does the bride at 7:15 lowkey look like you 🤔

      Tifalope867Tifalope86715 күн мурун
    • 60s

      Lili PuenteLili Puente16 күн мурун
    • Loved the 20s the whole concept and the 40s tell you the truth all of them bar the last Great video

      Eils HinesEils Hines16 күн мурун
    • Can you pls do the 70s

      Valeria GalindoValeria Galindo18 күн мурун
    • 40’s

      Erin DuganErin Dugan19 күн мурун
  • OMG the 60's outfit, you look just like my mom!

    alonyaJalonyaJ16 саат мурун
  • My great-grandma got married in the 40s in practically the exact dress Saf was in for the 40s

    Fiction AddictionFiction AddictionКүн мурун
  • My mom was married in the eighties and yeah... she wore a DRESS

    Persnikity12345Persnikity12345Күн мурун
  • If we don’t have a trend of 20s themed weddings in 2020 I’ll be disappointed

    QtLadyQtLadyКүн мурун
  • I swear my Uncle's wife had that exact dress from the 1980's lol headpiece and all!

    Meagan VogelsangMeagan VogelsangКүн мурун
  • The 60s suit you SO WELL!! You need more of that hair and cat eye in your life 🖤

    kymmerskymmersКүн мурун
  • How many people r watching this in 2020? ☻

    Athena's KittyPurradiseAthena's KittyPurradise2 күн мурун
  • Okay, but Saf looked SO GOOD in the 1890s one and the 1940s one. 😍

    Thea GoulasThea Goulas2 күн мурун
  • I audibly gasped because her 1920s dress and veil look EXACTLY like my great grandma Eleanor’s. She didn’t wear much makeup on her wedding day but other than that, it’s almost identical.

    broadwaymelody33broadwaymelody332 күн мурун
  • She was born to wear 1920s dress and makeup!

    Josefine JohanssonJosefine Johansson2 күн мурун
  • Your 80's dress was not far off from mine. My dress had rows of ruffles from the waist all the way to the tip of the chapel length train and covered in beadwork. Longsleeves with poofed shoulders and a sweetheart necline. My veil was a cathedral length with a trail of flowers and beads that sat in a half circle on my head with rows laying across my forhead and cascades on either side of my face falling from my temples to my chest. It all weighed about 30lbs easy. Maybe more. My bouquet was huge and had Easter Lilies and little fans and other whilte accents and greenery. It hung from my hands at my waist to where the last tip hung at my knees. Artificial of course. I still have it in my closet. A friend of my sister borrowed it and had it altered a little but there was room to do it and did no harm at all. It still is just as white as it was in 1988. Both my daughters are too big chested to wear it but who knows. Maybe a daughter in law or grandchild. Only time will tell.😁

    Mickie MintonMickie Minton2 күн мурун
  • You remind me of Audrey Hepburn.

    Ande YcalAnde Ycal2 күн мурун
  • The 1940s look is amazing on you!

    BunnyBunny3 күн мурун
  • Dress?! The cake! The cake is the most important part!! Especially me eating it.

    Dee8BeeDee8Bee3 күн мурун
  • That 1920's look is absolute fire!

    Azeran WarrensAzeran Warrens3 күн мурун
  • For the sixties Sofia kind of looks like snookie on her weding

    Mikayla RodriguezMikayla Rodriguez3 күн мурун
  • cute stuff

    Universal HoboUniversal Hobo3 күн мурун
  • at 15:47 tht girl on the right looks so much like scarlet the black widow

    esther elyshaesther elysha3 күн мурун
  • I so want to show you my “Princess Di” wedding dress from 1991. Lol, so perfect at the time and so dated now. I remember wanting a vail like Jacky-O but as you can guess that was hard to come by at the time 🤣🤣🤣

    Kate OgdenKate Ogden4 күн мурун
  • "Every item from Michaels hot glued together." "The Franken-Michaels!" 😅

    Ashley LouAshley Lou4 күн мурун
  • I know how to do the lindy hop!

    HolidayHoliday4 күн мурун
  • i feel like not enough people are appreciating Gilligan's Tundra

    VCRVCR4 күн мурун
  • In those dresses you look still much like your mum 😲

    Naimah KhanNaimah Khan5 күн мурун
  • I can’t stay focused on the video because of how much you look like my mom when she was younger. I’m confused.

    Clémentine DragneelClémentine Dragneel6 күн мурун
    • Ok in the second dress you look like my cousin who look like my mom

      Clémentine DragneelClémentine Dragneel6 күн мурун
  • Actually, white wedding dresses and 'bridal white' predate Vickykins by a fair bit. It's just that it was mostly a 'rich people showing off' thing rather than an actual trend ('woo, I can have an entire new huge dress made out of The most stain-prone colour and not have to worry because someone else does my laundry - and also youthfulness etc'). By the Victorian era, industrialization had made it much easier for less-rich people to commission dresses for special occasions and have someone else launder them when they got soiled, so when Old Vic captured everyone's imagination they were better able to copy her. Poor people still generally wore their Sunday best to get married rather than making a whole new dress. Edit: ... aaaaand you cover most of that like ten seconds after the point where I paused. Damn it. Sorry.

    FurikoMaruFurikoMaru6 күн мурун
  • Holy shit. 5:20.... I've never heard anyone pronounce Hammacher Schlemmer in my life. I always avoided saying the name (I think everyone does!) and I'm just amazed how she didn't even have to think of it.

    Salvadori PopadilloSalvadori Popadillo6 күн мурун
  • I was pretty sure Leg of mutton was named after Leg of mutton....cause you know, they look like a leg of mutton. AmIgoingcrazyhere? I'll go....

    Salvadori PopadilloSalvadori Popadillo6 күн мурун
  • im really shook by the resemblance the 80s dress bears to my mom's wedding ensemble, except instead of a bun and a nightmare tulle headpiece, it was just. like 3 square cubic feet of teased & permed hair. ahhhh, the 1980s...

    fish -dfish -d6 күн мурун
  • I love the amount of work y’all put into these videos! Like it’s well researched as well. Thank you 😊 and congrats on your marriage!

    Yudi EYudi E7 күн мурун
  • The 80s dress is pretty damn similar to what my mom looked like in 1992 when she got married😂😂

    Alyssa UmbarilaAlyssa Umbarila8 күн мурун
  • You looked so incredible in all those looks! I did not expect a Victorian look to slllaayyyyyyy

    Tayla AllisonTayla Allison8 күн мурун
  • My grandfather fought in world war 2

    Boyle GirlsBoyle Girls8 күн мурун
  • An Egyptian sarcophagus

    Kathy FogartyKathy Fogarty8 күн мурун
  • Hold on!! The bride on 7:15 looks just like Safiya... right? Am I crazy?

    juana orduzjuana orduz8 күн мурун
  • My mom got married early 90's and she wore a poofy pearly beaded dress like Safiya's 80's one with a little beaded hairpiece. Love it

    Creative DutchessCreative Dutchess8 күн мурун
  • Safiya looks incredible sans makeup. #NaturalBeauty

    Ishieka MorrisIshieka Morris9 күн мурун
  • Let’s bring Art Deco back for the 20’s as well as mod style

    Matthew StreackerMatthew Streacker9 күн мурун
  • OMG the first dress and the 1980s dress are the best I wish you had done one from the 70's my parents were married in 1978 and are still married 41 years later. All the best for your engagment

    Matthew's Life by Matthew DykstraMatthew's Life by Matthew Dykstra9 күн мурун
  • This so fun to see . More please 💖

    Erica OlmosErica Olmos9 күн мурун
  • Can't believe you didn't mention Mary Quant, Britain was pretty much the pioneer of 60s fashion and Mary Quant was a big part of that and her definition of the "London look", including being a huge advocate of the miniskirt! Part of her aesthetic was "cheap designer", so although not incredibly cheap more women could buy her styles which were pretty practical in look and construction as well.

    Anime DeamonAnime Deamon9 күн мурун
  • Thank you

    Erica OlmosErica Olmos9 күн мурун
  • The 80’s dress is exactly what my moms looked like! She was married in 1993, but the dress was a friends she borrowed from the 80’s.

    Ashleysart AttackAshleysart Attack9 күн мурун
  • 1920s and 1960s were pretty.

    BrendaBrenda9 күн мурун
  • Heheheh

    Miranda’s worldMiranda’s world9 күн мурун
  • Can I snatch your weave

    Miranda’s worldMiranda’s world9 күн мурун
  • GURUL! Saf for sure should have worn a corset for the first dress, it doesn't look at all period.

    iamoscarwildeiamoscarwilde9 күн мурун
    • AND in the 40s look! Dayam son!

      iamoscarwildeiamoscarwilde9 күн мурун
    • She looks stunning in the 20s look though!

      iamoscarwildeiamoscarwilde9 күн мурун
  • OMG this vid just reminds me how much I love 40s fashion (minus the makeup) and music. Also '80s is awesome! I think I just love shoulder pads.

    Arielle MacuchArielle Macuch9 күн мурун
  • After watching this, I realized my grandmother was highly fashionable in her 20s wedding attire...

    Jill RayburnJill Rayburn10 күн мурун
  • 21:49 She kind of looks like Amy Winehouse tbh

    CherryblossomCherryblossom10 күн мурун
  • Fun fact about 1940s wedding dresses: because all of the silk was being used to make parachutes, some soldiers would actually save their parachutes and bring them home when the war was over. They would then propose and the brides would make their wedding dresses FROM the parachutes. It wasn't incredibly popular but I've heard of several accounts, one where the soldier even proposed with his parachute instead of a ring. Here's a link to the article I read on it with a picture of one of these parachute dresses. (I personally think it's one of the most gorgeous wedding dresses with the most touching backstory I've ever seen.) www.wearethemighty.com/history/wedding-dress-ww2-parachute?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

    Olivia AlvordOlivia Alvord10 күн мурун
  • She always adds the female bride wedding emoji in the intro...but never the male groom one?? 👰 > 🤵 ???

    Shannan BrennanShannan Brennan10 күн мурун
  • oh my god, the 1980s is literally what my grandmother wore lmao

    Alex Kamryn CliftonAlex Kamryn Clifton10 күн мурун
  • 1920s: short hair=edgy wearing makeup= edgy showing ankles=edgy 1890s: INAPROPRIATE,INAPROPRIATE,INAPROPRIATE

    Alex Kamryn CliftonAlex Kamryn Clifton10 күн мурун
  • The 20s hair is everything I've ever wanted

    Charlotte GilkersonCharlotte Gilkerson10 күн мурун
  • Safiya I love your hair like it is at 2:34 !

    J DJ D11 күн мурун
  • THE TROOM TROOM VOICE 😆

    Anne B.Anne B.11 күн мурун
  • Saf is just SO GORGEOUS, especially with the 20s makeup

    S de VaraxS de Varax11 күн мурун
  • I really loved this video a lot! I really like watching videos which are from or which provide any sort of information about the past and the times before us is quite interesting and fascinating in many way! All in all, I loved all the info and facts you gave us in this, Saf! Along with the numerous display of pictures and clips!

    내 앞에서 꺼져, 이 시금치야.내 앞에서 꺼져, 이 시금치야.11 күн мурун
  • the 1960 dress/outfit suits you

    * Sweet Donut ** Sweet Donut *11 күн мурун