Wedding dresses

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‘We love everybody’: the French drag couple making non-traditional wedding dresses
James and ViviAnn Du Fermoir-de-Monsac want to create an atmosphere where those who don’t fit the vision of an ideal bride feel comfortable

Megan Clement in Strasbourg

23, Aug, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Harrods to launch fashion rental service at Knightsbridge store
Move follows recent buzz around rented clothes after Carrie Johnson wore a hired gown at her wedding

Ellie Violet Bramley

08, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Tell us: have you re-thought your wedding dress during the pandemic?
We would like to hear if you have changed your mind about your wedding attire during the pandemic

Guardian community team

15, Jun, 2021 @1:25 PM

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Taffeta with no tantrums: How we created Diana’s fairytale wedding dress
As the gown of the 80s goes on show, David Emanuel, its co-designer, describes working with his ‘sweet as pie’ royal client

Hannah Marriott

16, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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'The brides feel like Cinderella': the free wedding shop helping India's poor
Fashion designer’s scheme provides secondhand shoes, clothes and jewellery free to women who can’t pay for their big day

Neeta Lal in Kerala

23, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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‘It made a great corpse bride costume’: meet the women recycling and reusing their wedding dresses
Many women are refusing to retire their bridal gowns to the back of the wardrobe, in favour of wearing them again or repurposing them. Guardian readers reveal what they did with theirs

Ellie Violet Bramley

28, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Tell us: how have you reused your wedding dress?
We want to hear if you opted for a non-traditional dress, or if you’ve repurposed it so you could wear it again

Guardian readers

15, Aug, 2019 @4:04 PM

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The big day – how many wedding dresses are too many?
The Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex, Solange and Kim Kardashian West have all switched their bridal frocks from day to night-time. What does it say about our approach to marriage?

Laura Barton

30, Jul, 2019 @4:33 PM

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Body positivity can come in many forms – even a custom-made wedding dress | Alana Valentine
After three years of talking to tailors and women living in large bodies, I learned that there’s joy to be found in garments made to fit you perfectly

Alana Valentine

20, May, 2019 @1:49 AM

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Why it’s now the bride who wears the trousers
Women are ditching frothy gowns to make their vows in jumpsuits or white separates

Leah Harper

04, May, 2019 @1:00 PM

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The perfect mother-of-the-bride dress? Black, barely there and eye-wateringly expensive
There are plenty of options for sober, tasteful outfits for the bride’s mother to wear. But if you want to make a statement, step this way

13, Mar, 2019 @3:25 PM

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One dress, five weddings: gown with a history goes on display
Dress made for wedding in 1938 and used by four others donated to Museum of London

Esther Addley

09, Dec, 2018 @1:58 PM

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