Wedding dresses

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Eco-designer shows off biodegradable wedding dress at Chelsea flower show
Zena Holloway, who as an ocean photographer saw impact of pollution, weaves dresses out of wheatgrass roots

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @11:02 AM

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DPD has lost my wedding dress
The courier collected the dress and veil to take to the bridal cleaners but the sizable package vanished

Anna Tims

16, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Five wedding outfits for just £29! My cheap, ethical, joy-filled wedding
From the hugely expensive dress to the imported flowers, the average wedding is a bank-breaking, planet-wrecking affair. There is a greener, less stressful approach, if you make the most of charity shops, hedgerows and car boot sales

Nell Frizzell

29, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Nice day for a black wedding: brides ditch white for dramatic gowns
Symbolism of white is no longer a priority for many as brides go in search of black dresses

Fleur Britten

13, May, 2022 @10:50 AM

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‘Show off the melanin, show off the curves’ : Bridal Babes boutique centers brides of color
Ashley Young’s company fills a gap in the $57bn wedding industry: ‘We want to be an example’

Patrice Worthy

10, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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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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