Essay On The Dress Of My Dreams

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The Wedding Dress of My Dreams "Try everything on, even the gowns that you don't think you will love. You might be surprised and fall in love with a gown that you were not drawn to at first," states Reem Acra. This quote is meaningful to me because it is the day every woman dreams of, her wedding day. I can recall as a little girl sitting in my room daydreaming about the type of dress I wanted, the decorations, and the location of the wedding. What I didn't daydream about was all the work that would go into that exquisite wedding I planned out when I was ten years old, especially the search for the wedding dress. The journey to find the perfect wedding dress is one I will treasure.

To start with, the search for my wedding dress was long and tedious. Before I actually went out to try on dresses, I would look in wedding magazines to give myself an idea of what type of dress I would like. I must have gone to five different wedding stores looking for a particular style of dress that I saw in one of the wedding magazines. Once I finally found a dress that looked similar to the one I saw in the magazine, my eyes shined so bright you would have thought my eyes were light bulbs. I quickly grabbed the dress off the rake before any of the other soon-to-be brides saw it, and rushed into one of the fitting rooms to try it on. Once I finally got the dress on and my mother began to zip it up, I looked in the mirror and instantly realized that I could not visualize myself walking down the aisle in that dress. I immediately took it off and fell to the floor in tears. Once I gathered myself back up, my mom and I went back out to look for more dresses. Now having an open mind about what dress I would like, I was able to find the perfect dress in less than...

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