A wedding dress or wedding gown is clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony. Color, style and ceremonial importance of dress may depend on the religion and culture of the wedding participants.
Weddings performed during and immediately after the Middle Ages was often more than just a union between two people. They could be a union between two families, two businesses or two countries. Many weddings were more a matter of politics than love, particularly among the nobility and the higher social classes.
Many wedding dresses in China, India and Vietnam are colored red, the traditional color of luck and auspiciousness.In modern Chinese weddings, the bride can choose western dresses in all colors, and later Don traditional costume for the official tea ceremony.