This fascinating online course offers aspiring wedding professionals the opportunity to explore centuries of bridal fashion under the guidance of renowned designer, Dr. Elizabeth Galindo. The History of Bridal Fashion illuminates the origins and evolving significance of wedding attire across cultures and time periods.
That's where Lovegevity comes in. We've already catapulted thousands of aspiring planners into successful careers, spanning more than 40 types of events across 25 countries. Are you next?
Over 8 weeks, uncover influential styles, fabrics, and customs related to bridal dress from ancient world traditions up to 21st century fashion in the Western world.
Library of resources & templates for Wedding & Event Planners
Instructor-led and self-study options to fit your schedule and learning style
One-on-one video or phone conference calls with your instructor
Internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid, to gain real-world experience at high-profile events
Dr. Galindo earned her PhD in Performance Studies from the University of California, Davis, where her groundbreaking dissertation examined historical film genre through the lens of fashion origins. She also holds a Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Film and Fashion, as well as a Bachelors of Science from University of Southern California.
Exclusive access to a private Facebook group for connecting with fellow students.
Lifetime access to course materials through our online platform.
History of Bridal Fashion is offered by Lovegevity, a company that’s been in the wedding and event education business for 25 years.
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Lovegevity is a CTE (Career & Technical Education) provider in the wedding, event, and hospitality management education industry for over 25 years with programs in over 2,200 accredited colleges and universities.
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In-depth exploration of bridal fashion history.
Origins of Bridal Attire
Understanding the beginnings of bridal dress across cultures.
Styles and Fabrics
Exploring bridal fashion styles and fabrics throughout history.
Examining how wedding garments reflect cultural identity.
Bridal Fashion in the 21st Century
Analyzing contemporary bridal fashion trends.
Our program is perfect for motivated and goal-oriented individuals who are ready to jump into the world of event planning, producing, and designing.
Aspiring Wedding Planners
Gain an expert eye for advising clients on dresses that complement their style and heritage.
Bridal Boutique Owners
Appreciate and incorporate diverse cultural dress traditions to better serve brides.
Inform your aesthetic vision with an understanding of bridal fashion origins and meanings.
Draw inspiration from past styles and transform them into fresh, modern collections.
History and Culture Enthusiasts
Feed your intellectual curiosity and gain profound insights into wedding traditions worldwide.
Each qualified student participates in a learning experience to identify and help develop an internship experience to meet their educational goals, career objectives, and academic requirement needs.
An internship can be shadowing, a hands-on experience, and in some cases lead to a job. Students also receive academic credit, continuing education units (CEU’s), and a certificate of completion for each learning internship experience.
History of Bridal Fashion
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LWPI’s Master’s Program is the most comprehensive online/hybrid program for anyone serious about a full-time wedding and event planning professional career.
WedTech is a CTE program included with Master Class. It includes hands-on learning labs, workshops, and internship requirements for matriculated students seeking a College or University degree in Hospitality Management, Event Management or Project Management.
Upon graduation, you will receive your Master’s Certification (in addition to your completed certificates for each course), letters of recommendation, and the professional designation as a Certified Master Wedding & Event Professional.