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White weddings: how the glam-set get hitched

The "white wedding" is something we now take for granted. But where did it come from? From Buckingham Palace to Hollywood, see some of the most iconic white wedding gowns.

This Feb. 10, 1840 file image shows an illustration of the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in England.

Queen Victoria made white ballgowns a must-have for centuries of future brides.

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