Adventures In Wedding Dresses: This Bride Dyed Hers Black

Lots of brides are ditching the conventional wisdom that your wedding dress is something you only wear once. One such bride, blogger Carla Rothberg, decided to dye hers black two years after her special day. Read her story and see pictures, after the jump.

For her September 2007 wedding, Carla had trouble finding the perfect dress. Since she’s plus size, she struggled to find something that suited her taste, figure and love of high quality simplicity. She wound up having her dress custom made. While the $4,800 price tag was more than she’d planned to spend, it was worth splurging to find something that, in her words, didn’t make her feel “like a cupcake.” Specifically, she wanted some coverage on her arms and minimum embellishment.

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