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The amazing love story behind this bride’s wedding dress

This bride’s lehenga is totally unique, and here’s why.

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Most brides want to stand out and wear a dress that is totally unique on their wedding day. None more so than bride Kresha Bajaj.

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The talented fashion designer decided to create a wedding lehenga (a traditional long skirt) to mark her nuptials in India, with one unique twist: she decided to embroider her love story on it.

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She wrote in a blog post, “I knew that this lehenga was going to be white and gold but I wanted it to have my signature designs whilst still being traditional.”

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So she set about illustrating the relationship milestones she shared with her husband-to-be Vanraj Zaver.

The couple’s names were hand sewn in zari thread to form an optical illusion, then intricate frames showcased their life moments. Jumping dolphins illustrated how their story began, as they met at a protest against cetacean captivity.

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Another scene of hands clinking champagne glasses on a beach depicted the proposal in the Maldives.

Kesha, who now plans to frame the skirt (the couple wed in February), wrote, “In order to have a piece of artwork up on our wall, it had be something meaningful, something we wouldn’t get sick of looking at. And the one thing I knew we wouldn’t get sick of looking at was our love story.”

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And a piece of artwork it certainly is!