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Inside the Wedding Dresses 1775–2014 Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Whether you’re a bride-to-be or vow never to marry, there’s no denying that there’s something rather captivating about looking at a beautiful wedding gown. This spring, London’s iconic V&A museum is celebrating all things matrimonial with its much anticipated Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 exhibition.

The exhibition traces the development of the white dress over the decades and shows just how our tastes have developed and ultimately changed. There’s also a special focus on celebrity brides too, featuring iconic gowns such as Kate MossJohn Galliano couture number in which she wed husband Jamie Hince of the Kills. It’s a must-see for any Moss fan!

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Image: Victoria and Albert Museum London

Also on display is Vivienne Westwood’s striking purple gown chosen by Dita Von Teese, proving that not all brides wear ivory or white. Other highlights include designer gowns by Jenny Packham and Temperley Bridal, which are a great source of inspiration for those who are currently designing or simply choosing their own wedding dresses.

Tickets cost £12, and the exhibition is running until the 12 March 2015, so, you’ve got plenty of time to go along and check it out. And just a little tip from our experience: yes, you’ll probably wish that you could try on every single dress, but don’t scare your boyfriends with that fact!