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Wedding Dress 101: Alençon Lace

Alençon is a gorgeous type of lace that was first produced exclusively in Northern France. This special lace was painstakingly made only by hand. Since it was time-consuming and expensive to make, Alençon was considered a luxury. And it was highly coveted by members of the royalty and the upper classes. Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France, wore