Although the world was in turmoil during the ‘40s, people did still get married! However, 1940s weddings were not as formal as they were before or after the decade.
Rationing, restrictions and the uncertainty of the Second World War were just some of the challenges faced by couples marrying in wartime. 1940s wedding dresses and groom attire varied from business dress to very formal attire.
Take a look at these fabulous photos to see what brides’ wedding dresses looked like during wartime.