Jilted Bride Turns Her Dress into a Piece of Art by Trashing It with Glitter and Paint

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A woman whose fiancee called off their wedding, just days before it was due to take place, destroyed her once-pristine dress by covering it in paint, glitter and feathers in celebration of her ‘new beginning’.

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Despite her heartache following the shock split from her fiancee, Shelby Swink, from Memphis, Tennessee, was determined that she wouldn’t ‘that girl who everyone had to tiptoe round’.

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‘Six days before the ceremony, my ex-fiancé kind of sat me down and told me he was contemplating calling off the wedding,’ the 23-year-old told Fox News.

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‘The next day came and he sat me down and was like, “You know, I’m just not in love with you and I don’t want to marry you, I don’t want to spend the rest of my life with you.”

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‘But I didn’t want to be that girl that everybody was tiptoeing around.’

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So when her wedding photographer Elizabeth Hoard suggested that they organize a ‘trash the dress’ shoot – an increasingly popular ritual which sees jilted brides destroy their unused gowns by whatever means available – Shelby decided to embrace the idea head-on.

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Source: The Daily Mail.

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