January 16, 2010
Connie’s trashed her dress for a different reason to most – recently divorced, she wanted a fresh start and could think of no better way than doing this. Quite apart from the reasons behind it, I wanted to share these because I am loving the overly dirty, grimy look!
Thanks to Jeff for sharing these
Jeff Cooke Photography
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