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Yards of lovingly-crafted lace, soft satin slippers… and all in a tiny size few modern brides could fit in: Stunning Edwardian wedding dress for sale again – 104 years after its last wearer walked down the aisle

A stunning Edwardian wedding dress is about to be auctioned after being kept in pristine condition by the bride’s family for more than a century. But while it may have survived being bombed twice by the Luftwaffe and 104 years in storage unscathed, it appears the changing shape of modern women could mean the magnificent wedding dress is never again worn down the aisle. The delicate Brussels lace was worn by petite Ethel Dalziel when she married Ronald Cooper in Glasgow, and is smaller than today’s UK size 4. for more click here

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