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Would you do a ‘trash the dress’ photo shoot? These photos might convince you

Don’t know what it means to “trash the dress”? These fun photo shoots occur after a wedding, where the bride wears the wedding gown for photos at various messy locations. A lot of shoots occur under water, at the beach, at a garbage dump, or anywhere that contrasts the elegance gown. Here are some rounded up from Twitter.

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Wedding vendor spotlight: FlowersFlowers, Evanston

A headshot of Joanne Leiman, owner of FlowersFlowers in Evanston

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We had the pleasure of asking Joanne Leiman, owner of FlowersFlowers in Evanston, a few questions about her floral business. FlowersFlowers has been in business for 30 years, with Joanne owning the store for 15. 

Q. How long have you been in the wedding industry? What sparked your interest in doing what you’re doing now?

I’ve been in the floral industry for 14 years, and during the last 5 to 10 years, I’ve had more focus on the wedding business. FlowersFlowers is a full service florist, and approximately a third of its business is wedding related. I love working with the individuals who are getting married, and determining a look and style that fits their wedding.

Q. What makes FlowersFlowers unique and different from other Chicago wedding florists? Continue reading

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