Is the wedding, and notably the wedding dress, portrayed as a fashion statement in contemporary western society?

Sims, Samantha (2013) Is the wedding, and notably the wedding dress, portrayed as a fashion statement in contemporary western society? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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    Abstract

    An investigation into and analysis of, the explosion of the wedding industry and the effects it has on the contemporary bride with a focus on consumerism and the popular wedding culture in Britain. Moreover, there is exploration of the influences, the reasons for, and why it has endured and increased while marriages have been declining. There is also an analysis of the modern 'super-bride' in an effort to answer the question of whether the wedding and notably the wedding dress is portrayed as a fashion statement in contemporary Western society.

    Item Type: Dissertation
    Departments/Research Groups: Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries > School of Art and Design
    Depositing User: Alice Bentley
    Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 16:36
    Last Modified: 28 Jan 2015 12:32
    URI: http://eprints.port.ac.uk/id/eprint/14189

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