More brides say 'I do' to repurposing their wedding gowns

Ms Lexy Leong (right) wore a white wedding gown custom-made by bridal boutique Alerisa when she married her husband Muhd Shazwan in Oct 2018.
Ms Lexy Leong (right) wore a white wedding gown custom-made by bridal boutique Alerisa when she married her husband Muhd Shazwan in Oct 2018.PHOTO: COURTESY OF LEXY LEONG

SINGAPORE - There is still eight months to go before Ms Lexy Leong and her husband celebrate their first-year wedding anniversary, but she already has her outfit picked out for the occasion.

The 27-year-old, who manages a creative writing centre, plans to wear the white wedding dress that she walked down the aisle in - except it has been turned into a cocktail dress, minus the lacy frills and train, to make it more appropriate for date nights.

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