Somewhere between 1960 and 2000, weddings went from modest, afternoon gatherings to glitzy parties into the night. While we can't pinpoint the exact moment, we thought it would be fun to visualize the evolution of weddings. See how the colors, clothes, and styles change in these photos of brides and grooms in the 20th century's final 40 years. Think we'll look back on mermaid strapless gowns and cringe? We'll just have to wait a couple decades.
— Additional reporting by Colleen Barrett