Cornelia Powell, wedding folklorist
Nashville, TN-Join the Costume Society of America and Historic Travellers Rest in welcoming esteemed author, wedding folklorist and costume historian, Cornelia Powell for a unique and capti vating presentation from her upcoming book, The End of the Fairy-Tale Bride (Vall) For Better or Worse, How Princess Diana Rescued the Great White Wedding on November 22nd, 2014 at 4:30p.m. With beautiful images Ms. Powell's presentation will give a fascinating overview of royal influences on the ancient costume ritual of the bride-from goddess legends to Qyeen Victorian to Downton Abbey! Book signing of Ms. Powell's Amazon bestseller, The Bride's Ritual Guide: Look Inside to Find Yourself, to follow the presentation. www.corneliapowellweddings.blogspot.com
Called a wedding folklorist and the voice of conscious weddings, Cornelia Powell first made head lines in the world of weddings with her nationally celebrated bridal art-to-wear shop in Atlanta in the 1980s and 90s. During this time Ms. Powell and her shop were featured in numerous magazines and books. Known as "the bride's sage", Ms. Powell's books include, The Bride's Ritual Guide: Look Inside to Find Yourself,and Kindle E-book The Handkerchief Has Been Thrown! Something Old & Something New for Gay Couples and Wedding Rituals. Her upcoming book features the influence of Princess Diana's archetypal life on the world of weddings and the lingering effects of the "princess myth" in popular culture.
Opened as a historic house museum in 1954, Travellers Rest is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and highlighting Nashville's history through special events, tours and educational pro gramming for learners of all ages. The museum is located at 636 Farrell Parkway, south of downtown Nashville,just offl-65. ContactTonya Staggs for more information at 615.832.8197 ext. 15 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details may also be found on the website: www.travellersrestplantation.org.