Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Trash the Dress

You've spent hundreds to thousands of dollars, plus countless hours searching for THE wedding dress. But what will you do after the wedding is over? There are many options. Some brides will tuck it away for years and years in the hopes they'll have a daughter that will wear it one day; some may consign it to recoup some of the cost of the dress; while others may have a friend/sister that may wish to wear it. Is holding on to a dress or consigning it really going to result in someone wearing the dress? Perhaps...

Perhaps its also your chance to have one last chance to wear it - and not worry about stains or spills! Why not? After your wedding and honeymoon, put your gown back on and meet with your wedding photographer, hire another photographer or have an artistic friend capture some images of you and your dress having fun!

Photos below shot by Jen Osojnicki, Photographer at old mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River.


Photos below shot by Zenobia Studios outside their studio in East Greenwich.

Remeber: a Trash the Dress session doesn't have to be about getting dirty. You can still save your gown or consign it after professionally cleaning it (though it will cost you!). It's about enjoying the day and not having to worry about your gown or how your hair and makeup look!

bridal makeup artists Tip: include your groom! He'll enjoy it, too. Plus, it'll make for some great photos of the two of you.
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