Within the centuries wedding dresses have changed, but a bride has always wanted her dress to be special, to create her look more beautiful. Centuries ago, just the rich can afford materials of red, purple, and true black; therefore, the wealthy brides dons dresses of color adorned with jewels. The bride would actually glitter in the sunshine. The dress with flowing sleeves or perhaps a train would be a status symbol, for that poor had to use material as sparingly as possible. Factory-made materials, with their lower costs, caused the lost from the original concept of the train of a wedding dress, however it became a tradition with time.