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***TTD (Trash the Dress) Thread - please post all of your questions here!

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#111 dawnkyeknod

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    Posted 15 August 2009 - 11:58 AM

    I have noticed a lot of people on here that get 2 dresses - one for the ceremony and 1 less formal dress for the TTD from J crew or ebay or something. I have also read on here that the dress really doesnt get "trashed" - it is just sand and water and gets almost completely clean by rinsing it out or getting it cleaned.
    With that being said, this is my second marriage and I can honestly say that my other wedding dress just sat in the basement and collected dust... there really is no need to keep it . In my opinion, the photos with you wearing it are better than keeping the dress all beautiful in a box.... If I trash the dress , I am trashing the dress I think you ladies have convinced me to do it

    #112 ashey063009

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      Posted 15 August 2009 - 02:50 PM

      Do it! Do it! Do it!

      My ABSOLUTE favorite photos came from our TTD-- it was my favorite day of the WHOLE wedding! (yup, ceremony included. lol)

      #113 gettinghitched2010

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        Posted 16 August 2009 - 12:19 AM

        I am getting a second dress. Is it crazy if I get this red dress for it. My wedding dress is Oyster color.

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        #114 Mrs D To Be!

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          Posted 16 August 2009 - 03:47 AM

          Hey all

          We are doing a ttd session, as we weren't going to have a party back home on our return, so i wasn't worried about it at all - as i wasn't planning on bringing the dress back.

          But no we are toying with the idea of having a party when we come back - so i'm looking for some advice. My dress is costing me over $2900 - its my dream dress, so i'm not prepared to spend more money on 2nd dress. Sooo, my dress is silk - from past ttd'ers - will a silk dress clean up as new after the ttd session?! Or should I just forget it?! Luckily i'm not too bothered if you say no chance, as its not life or death that we have the party when we come back!

          #115 beachbum

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            Posted 16 August 2009 - 12:03 PM

            My two cents is, if you like it, do it! You're the bride!

            #116 KittenHeart

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              Posted 16 August 2009 - 01:23 PM

              It's definitely unique and fun! I'd love to see your pictures.

              #117 amynjoe

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              Posted 16 August 2009 - 06:13 PM

              we are having the same dilema, I do have a 2nd dress, but can't decide when to have our ttd session. Thanks for posting

              #118 dinogomez.com

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                Posted 16 August 2009 - 08:48 PM

                I have to say that TTD is one of the things I enjoy photographing the most and the couples can really enjoy it with all the "stress" from the wedding day behind. I have to say YES TTD!

                #119 YaelM


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                  Posted 16 August 2009 - 09:51 PM

                  Originally Posted by Jo&Daz 20-10-2010

                  Yeal - I love your TTD photos, they are so classy and beautiful shots of the two of you.
                  awww thanks so much!!!

                  I really think you should consider doing them - u can do it any way you want and feel most comfortable!

                  #120 YaelM


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                    Posted 16 August 2009 - 09:52 PM

                    Originally Posted by juliez79
                    Yael, I loved your pictures! Especially the with the both of you on the bench! Beautiful pictures!
                    Thank you Julie!!!

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