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Watch 100 Years Of Wedding Cake Trends In Less Than Three Minutes

Icing, icing, baby.

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Mode just released a mouthwatering video showcasing how wedding cakes have evolved over the past century.

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Gabrielle Feuersinger of Cake Coquette created all of the throwback treats.

The video starts in 1916, when cakes were super simple — just a single white tier with some white flowers on top.

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10/10, would still serve this today.

By the 1930s, though, they got a major upgrade with the now-ubiquitous bride and groom cake toppers.

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That Art Deco detailing isn't too shabby, either.

Of course, those toppers had a bit more of a military theme in the 1940s.

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And they also had awesome frosting flowers!!!

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Things were cool in the '50s, '60s, and '70s, but as with everything related to weddings, cakes really hit a high point in the '80s.

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The blue icing. The frilly topper. The staircases (?). The DRY ICE.

There are also the requisite doves, because subtlety is and always will be key.

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Things calmed down by the '00s, but cupcakes — and those cheeky, ball-and-chain-themed cake toppers — became king.

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And kind of still are?

Which brings us to today, a time when people seem to love art-inspired cakes with bold colors.

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¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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