Bride wearing pure white on her wedding day.
Bride wearing pure white on her wedding day.

Why do brides wear white?

If you’re seeking purity and peace, try minimal white.

Until the 19th century, only a few women could afford a wedding dress made from costly white fabric. A dress adorned with white lace, satin and silk was how they showed off their wealth and status. But when Queen Victoria wore white silk, satin and Honiton lace at her wedding to her cousin Prince Albert in 1840, she started a more general fashion and these days white is traditionally the first choice for a Western bride.

In many cultures, white (whether it’s worn for weddings or not) is the colour of purity, simplicity and spirituality, which makes it the perfect option for a space in which you want to think, read, relax or simply free your mind from life’s worries. When you need a meditative and harmonious environment, white is the perfect choice.