I don't know how women managed to breathe with corsets like these. Fashion shouldn't mean torture, no matter how beautiful~ said the previous pinner. I would like to argue that jeans and a tee shirt are not fashion Edwardian dress 1912
While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.