- A woman has inspired people across the globe with her unusual attitude towards her wedding dress
- Instead of keeping the dress pristine and safe in her cupboard, Dawn Winfield-Hunt wears it whenever she wants
- From the supermarket to the park, wherever Dawn wears her dress, she’ll know she’s getting her money’s worth
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Most women buy an expensive wedding dress and wear it once; the dress spends the rest of its life in a dusty closet somewhere.
A woman from the UK, Dawn Winfield-Hunt, is challenging this norm by wearing her wedding dress out of the house regularly, W24 reported.
Dawn got married earlier this month and has been using her wedding dress as a run-of-the-mill outfit ever since.
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The dress was bought second-hand for the equivalent of R5 500, but Dawn spotted that the dress still had its original price tag on it, which put the price at a whopping R33 300.
“Usually you only get to wear your dress once and then you put it in a box and forget about it,” she said … But I liked mine and decided to wear it the following day for a barbecue with friends and everyone loved it,” Dawn explained.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Dawn has even gone paddle-boarding in the beaded white gown.
As for how strangers react, Dawn seems to bringing smiles to people across the globe.
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“The dress puts a smile on people’s face. Many of them think it’s my wedding day and congratulate me as they’re passing by in the street … I love that the dress makes other people happy too.”
Dawn plans to continue on getting her money’s worth out of her wedding dress for the next year.
“I plan on wearing it every now and then until my first anniversary next year … It will be covered in seaweed, wine stains and probably won’t even be white anymore but I don’t care,” Dawn happily stated.
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