• Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: March 31, 2015
  • Price: $19.95
  • Trim Size: 5 18 x 7
  • ISBN: 1-4197-1559-3
  • EAN: 9781419715594
  • Page Count: 144
  • Illustrations: 50 color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: US and Canada

Compiled by Kate Bethune, A to Z of Wedding Style brings together style tips, pithy advice, and engaging opinions about everything wedding. This beautiful book will make a perfect present for anyone getting ready for their special day, or someone who has had the burden and pleasure of being a bridesmaid multiple times. If ever you needed to know whether or not a boutonniere is appropriate, or how to bustle a dress, this thoughtful and thorough book will be your guide.
Where fashion has always moved on swiftly from season to season, bridal wear can keep a trend or style current for several years or longer—maintaining perennial favorites and occasional revivals. Concentrating on wedding style, but also featuring thoughts on etiquette and history, this book captures some of the abiding wisdom and witticisms that surround the Happy Day.

About the author

Kate Bethune is an assistant curator in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion department at the V&A. She has worked on the exhibitions Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 (V&A 2012) and Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s (V&A 2013) and has contributed to the catalog for The Glamour of Italian Fashion Since 1945 (V&A 2014).