Strapless Mermaid Alfred Angelo Wedding Dress

"My gown was a total surprise for me. I didn't know what look I was going for, but once I put that dress on I just didn't want to take it off. The color was a very unique light gold and ivory that I had never seen before. I knew I wanted to keep a little tradition with a veil for the ceremony. I couldn't take that 'lift the veil' moment away from my father. Plus — how many times in your life do get to wear a veil?" says Rachel.

"My gown was a total surprise for me. I didn't know what look I was going for, but once I put that dress on I just didn't want to take it off. The color was a very unique light gold and ivory that I had never seen before. I knew I wanted to keep a little tradition with a veil for the ceremony. I couldn't take that 'lift the veil' moment away from my father. Plus — how many times in your life do get to wear a veil?" says Rachel.

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