(Closed) Someone help me understand?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
2104 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@FluffysMama:  Feathers remind me of retro 1920’s style, so I’d assume they had a retro theme for their wedding.  Some of that stuff is really back in style right now.

Post # 4
3471 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

You struck the nail on the head– it “came from” the fad of wearing headdresses.  Wearing a head piece (be it a head band, a clip, a crown, etc.) that has feathers in it is no more or less “odd” than someone wearing beads, flowers, fabric, metal, or gems in their hair. 

Personally, I can’t stand wearing something on my head– hats & veils drive my crazy, so I’m wearing 3 silk flowers that are attached to bobby pins, I tried a few that were made with feathers and pearls because I thought they were beautiful, but the feathers seemed to have the same problem as a traditional veil– when they moved, it tickled my ears, neck, etc. and it bothered me, so I went with something a little smaller that I wouldn’t notice.  

It’s just a personal preference, some people want a veil, some want flowers, some want rhinestones, and some want feathers.  

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