Brides: Tradition and Fashion in Greece

Training Heritage Leaders

Looking for wedding dresses is not just an activity that only future brides can enjoy, at least not since the magnificent bridal exhibition has come to the Benaki Museum! This exhibition presents a large collection of wedding clothing from the 19th to the dawn of the 21st century and is organized by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation with the collaboration of the Benaki Museum.

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Going around this exhibition, you can see the variety and change in traditional clothing: from the most traditional Greek wedding dress to the more widespread influence of European fashion. From the elegant and simple style of the 19th century to the most fascinating and eccentric wedding dresses of the 21st century, this exhibition shows how the style of wedding dresses is intrinsically linked and inspired by the latest trends in fashion.

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The collection is rich with bridal artifacts and is accompanied by appropriate photographic material of…

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