Keep an open mind…

I had very clear views about the type of dress I wanted. I knew what I wanted to look like.

“long-sleeved, lace, pure white dress with no train, no veil and hair down”

This was me on my wedding day.

My dress

My dress

As you can see, the end result was somewhat different.

When searching for ‘the one’ (the dress, that is), my advice would be to keep an open mind. You never know what you may find.

As Dinah Washington once said, “what a difference a day* makes.”

*That day being the day I actually tried on the dress of my dreams and looked like a lace-covered letter T.