Saturday, 22 January 2011

The ten british pounds wedding dress hunt

I missed this on BBC's breakfast news this today (22nd January) because of the joys of working but I made show to check it out on their website. The principle of the task was to find challenge Mary Jane Baxter into finding three wedding dresses for £10 each from three different sources - the market, charity shop and home made in order to fit with the notions of austerity in the UK at the moment and to tie into the whole William and Kate marriage thing. 

All in all, for any of the dresses things could be added, taken away, worked with, sewn up and changed as long as they stuck to the budget.You can watch the video here, or read the Guardian article, there's probably a way of embedded external video links into blogger but I don't know how.

The results were rather rather impressive (left to right - the charity shop dress, the home made dress and the market dress). 
 My personal favourites the middle one - the made at home. There's something quirky about it, knowing that's the only dress there is like it, personalising it any way you could ever want.


  1. great article and just goes to show what can be done, but I couldn't see myself in any of those frocks.


  2. I like the middle one too. It has charm & knowing it didn't break the bank makes it beautiful! =)

    How pretty! What a pretty quote!! =)

    Melanie's Randomness