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Vera Wang on Weddings - Vera Wang

Vera Wang on Weddings

By: Vera Wang

Hardcover Published: December 2001
ISBN: 9780688162566
Number Of Pages: 288

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A lavish look and helpful guide to weddings is presented by the woman who single-handedly revolutionised the bridal industry with her chic, sophisticated, stylish designs. .

In this superbly produced volume by Callaway Editions, Ltd.; the world‘s most successful bridal gown designer shares her thoughts and vision on weddings. Culled from years of experience in the wedding business, Vera Wang offers ideas on every aspect of the wedding day from invitations to flowers, from cakes to attendants.

Of course, a wedding book by Vera Wang wouldn‘t be complete without detail on the bride‘s gown. She explains how to select the right neckline, construction, length, bodice, and waistline for each bride‘s figure; what fabrics are appropriate for certain times of day; how to choose a headpiece, and much more.

Forewordp. 10
On Weddingsp. 12
A Tale of Lovep. 14
The Tellingp. 16
On Ringsp. 18
Identity and Ideologyp. 22
On Whitep. 24
The Language of Colorp. 28
Day, Time, Climate, Locationp. 32
The Wedding Stationeryp. 38
The Ceremonyp. 40
The Ceremony Decorationp. 48
The Ceremony Musicp. 54
The Processionalp. 58
The Recessionalp. 60
The Ceremony Departurep. 64
Photography and Filmp. 68
The Cocktail Hourp. 72
The Receptionp. 84
The Reception Lightingp. 90
The Wedding Tablesp. 94
The First Dancep. 110
The Toastsp. 114
The Wedding Cakep. 116
The Groom's Cakep. 122
The Bride's Bouquetp. 124
The Wedding Garterp. 130
The Final Departurep. 132
The Divine Obsessionp. 136
The Traditionalistp. 138
The Modernistp. 140
The Sensualistp. 142
The Individualistp. 144
The Romanticistp. 146
The Minimalistp. 148
The Exhibitionistp. 150
Fabrics, Form and Functionp. 154
On Lacep. 162
Elements of Designp. 164
Necklines and Bodicesp. 164
On Sleevesp. 168
Waistlinesp. 170
Skirtsp. 174
The Backp. 180
Trains and Bustlesp. 186
Ornamentationp. 192
The Wedding Veilp. 198
The Bridal Headpiecep. 202
Cover-ups and Convertiblesp. 204
The Foundationp. 206
The Wedding Legp. 208
Elements of Stylep. 212
Beautyp. 216
Getting Readyp. 218
On Scentp. 220
On Intimacyp. 222
The Symbolism of Flowersp. 224
The Purchase and the Fittingsp. 226
The Trousseaup. 228
The Registryp. 230
The Bride's Attendantsp. 232
The Groom and the Ushersp. 236
The Childrenp. 242
The Parentsp. 248
The Staffp. 250
The Day Afterp. 252
Prewedding Celebrationsp. 254
Celebritiesp. 258
Photography Creditsp. 272
Wedding Appendixp. 279
Design Glossaryp. 282
Acknowledgmentsp. 286
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ISBN: 9780688162566
ISBN-10: 0688162568
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: December 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 35.4 x 25.0  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 2.17

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