Wedding dresses are some of the best ways to gauge the fashion of any period. And as your grandmother's living room probably proves, photos are the most hesitant to disappear. If a dress is super emblematic of a time of, well, eccentric fashion choices (like the '80s), you can bet that memory will haunt you.
Mode took a look at the ways dresses have evolved over the last century, and the results are pretty gorgeous. They made sure to pay tribute to what people were wearing on the streets at the time.
The '20s dress is distinctly classic flapper-style.
While the '70s bride looks like a barefoot flower child.
Check out the evolution below.