Queen Victoria's silk and lace trimmed wedding gown. She was married to Prince Albert on 10 February 1840. The gown is on display at Kensington Palace.

Queen Victoria's silk and lace trimmed wedding gown. She was married to Prince Albert on 10 February 1840. The gown is on display at Kensington Palace.

Queen Victoria’s wedding dress. She set the fashion for white bridal gowns, which has continued to this day.

Queen Victoria’s wedding dress. She set the fashion for white bridal gowns, which has continued to this day.

Queen Victoria married her cousin, Albert, in 1840 in this wedding gown, which is here shown in a 2012 exhibition as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrating 60 years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The gown, of silk trimmed with lace, was designed by Mrs. Bettans, one of Victoria's dressmakers.

Queen Victoria married her cousin, Albert, in 1840 in this wedding gown, which is here shown in a 2012 exhibition as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrating 60 years since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The gown, of silk trimmed with lace, was designed by Mrs. Bettans, one of Victoria's dressmakers.

From the movie Young Victoria. I have not seen it but the pictures of the costumes are stunning.

From the movie Young Victoria. I have not seen it but the pictures of the costumes are stunning.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Buckingham Palace 1840. They say she started the white wedding dress trend.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Buckingham Palace 1840. They say she started the white wedding dress trend.

Queen Victoria was the beginning of the "bride in white" wedding trend. Before then, white was often worn as a sign of mourning!

Queen Victoria was the beginning of the "bride in white" wedding trend. Before then, white was often worn as a sign of mourning!

Wedding Dressby L.P. Hollander  Co. 1884 Mint Museum - Charlotte NCHistoric Costume and Fashionable Dress Collection   Our museum here only has a few costumes but some of them are stunning.  Ive got some blurry and unrecognizable awesome pictures I took of this dress at the exhibit thats going on right now.

Wedding Dressby L.P. Hollander Co. 1884 Mint Museum - Charlotte NCHistoric Costume and Fashionable Dress Collection Our museum here only has a few costumes but some of them are stunning. Ive got some blurry and unrecognizable awesome pictures I took of this dress at the exhibit thats going on right now.

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