Tuesday August 11, 2020

Something old . . .

Forgo prohibitively expensive, Celtic tiger trends and opt for a stunning vintage style or secondhand gown for your biggest day

27th February, 2010

‘I want my dress to be worn by another girl . . . perhaps someone who couldn’t ever afford a dress like mine, the most beautiful, poor Italian girl you can find,” wrote actress Audrey Hepburn to her dressmakers following the cancellation of her proposed marriage to industrialist James Hanson in 1952.The ivory satin gown was given to Amabile Altobella, a girl from near Rome.

The superstitious may baulk at the idea of wearing...

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