Victorian Wedding dresses were sometimes white, but they were often colorful travel suits chosen to be worn on a honeymoon, or as a best dress for several years afterwards. - Wedding Dress 1899 The Victoria & Albert Museum
Walking suit, circa Cream wool with lace and soutache in the same color and lined with cream-colored silk satin. All buttonholes hand-sewn. Jacket or coat has fabric-covered buttons and soft, gathered sleeves. Pleated skirt with hook and eye closure.