The idea of wedding cakes can be traced back to Ancient Romebut over the millennia, cultures around the world have put their own sweet spin on the tradition. In America, it’s typical for guests to enjoy a tiered, white confection at a marriage ceremony. However, as the above video by Mode.com shows, it hasn’t always been this way: Fashion trends change every decade, and even our celebratory desserts aren’t immune to their influence. Here’s a brief look at the wedding cake’s stylistic evolution over the past 100 years. 

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