Setting the scene for a luxurious 1930s old Hollywood glam, or a glamorous party.
During the mid 1930, women wore tight fitting flowing bridal gowns in a slippery high-sheen luxurious fabric. Their bridal dresses were often made of satins in silk or rayon. The most used colors in 1930s weddings were ivory, cream, pinkish white or pale blue white and sometimes adorned with silver fox as the favorite fur. The inspiration for the glamorous gowns were imitations of the luxury evening dresses worn by Hollywood movie stars.
The style of the wedding dresses showcased had cowl necklines, curved trains and long medieval sleeves. The Bridesmaids often wore similar styles with Juliet cap veils and large bouquets of roses completing the glam wedding Hollywood theme.
In the 1930s, brides sometimes carried a small handbag instead of a bouquet.
Although roses were popular at the time the most popular flowers were the Madonna lily.
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1930s Hollywood Glam - A Luxurious Wedding Theme
Royal and society weddings influenced the wedding trends of the 30s, just as they do today. When Princess Marina of Greece married in 1934, her dress had wide hanging sleeves creating the medieval look we mentioned above. The fabric was silver and white brocade.
Royal weddings also influenced wedding trends of the 1930s.
Syrie Maugham’s famous white room style which ranged from, bright white, to cream, to beige would make an ideal setting a for 1930s themed wedding.
Add mirrors and mirrored screens to add shimmer and shine to your Hollywood Glam wedding.
White interiors with mirrors, lacquered furniture and steel, chrome furniture add a touch of glam as well.
Renting a white vintage car, like the 1934 Auburn 851, would help you recreate the glamorous 1930s Hollywood era.
The color schemes of the 1930 could also be repeated in the clothing or the decor. For example the usual colors cocoa brown with hyacinth blue, prune with turquoise or mustard yellow with grey.
Eyebrows were plucked completely off or plucked very thin and penciled back on. Elizabeth Arden launched arrange of seven lipstick shades. Mascara and eye shadow came in four shades and eight shades of rouge became available. Suntans became fashionable to enhance the fashions particularly white swim suits and the satin dresses.
Even through luxury style ball gown wedding dresses were popular in the 30s, the era is more known for the glamorous white satin and glitter of the movie star era.