We know that moment all too well. That moment when you slip on your wedding dress a week before the wedding, waiting for the dressmaker to zip or button you up. You stand up straight, focus your energy on positive things, draw your stomach in and your shoulders back and…
In the early morning hours our bride was brought home from her hen’s night. She felt like death warmed up and barely made it to her bed before passing out from what turned out to be a case of mild alcohol poisoning. She would pay dearly on her wedding day – in a few hours time – for that one extra drink she had.
The day that Catherine, now Duchess of Cambridge stepped out of that vintage car to marry Prince William, the wedding dressmakers and designers could not be happier. They knew that the era for soft and romantic dresses were back and will stay for years to come. Unlike the semi fiasco that Lady Diana, Williams mum wore on her wedding day, Catherine hit the nail right on the head and knock off versions of her dress already is the number one request for most designers and dressmakers world wide.
During my many years as wedding photographer, I watched many smokers suffer through their wedding day as they tried their best not to smoke in their wedding attire. Others simply did not care and were almost permanently walking in a puff of smoke through the whole thing. One of them learned a lesson.