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Ask Amy… to Marry You, and 'Trash the Dress'

Ask Amy… to Marry You, and 'Trash the Dress'

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After the big wedding day, the dress you may have agonized over will likely go into storage. Photographer Mark Eric has a different plan for the future of your wedding dress. Mark Eric Photography hide caption

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After the big wedding day, the dress you may have agonized over will likely go into storage. Photographer Mark Eric has a different plan for the future of your wedding dress.

Mark Eric Photography
Woman stands in swamp in wedding dress.
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Woman stands in swamp in wedding dress.
Del Sol Photography

Summer is here and that means it's wedding season. Advice columnist Amy Dickinson gives pointers on surviving summer weddings. Also, photographer Mark Eric discusses the pictures he takes of post-wedding brides trashing their dresses in locations that vary from car washes to swamps.

Amy Dickinson, writes the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for the Chicago Tribune

Rebecca Mead, writer, the New Yorker, author, One Perfect Day

Mark Eric, wedding photographer