While white is now de rigueur for bridal attire, the fashion for white wedding gowns originated only in the late century. This dress is a good example of the more practical century practice of brides wearing colored gowns for weddings.
Another note of interest - in the seventeenth century men wore heels. The yellow and red mules were most likely mens' shoes. The yellow mules are from Italy and were made in the century.
FUNFETTI CAKE FROM SCRATCH From Sugar Spun Run :: It's #9 on our list -- A light and fluffy, made from scratch funfetti cake (sometimes also called confetti cake)! This soft, snow-white cake is speckled with brightly colored sprinkles and iced with a sweet buttercream frosting — it’s the perfect homemade birthday cake!