You’ll Never Guess What This Wedding Dress is Made Of

I bet horse rugs, mosquito netting and old shearing combs don't come to mind when you think wedding dress.


By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com

It sounds insane, but apparently Australia-based fashion designer Kirsty Mackenzie has created a wedding gown made entirely of materials found on a farm, taking the term "rustic chic" to a whole new level.


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A rundown of what she used for the dress:
• Heavy canvas (for the skirt)
• Mosquito netting (for the sheer overlay)
• Rope (for stitching on the bodice)
• Rip stop from horse rugs (for ruching on the bodice)
• A gold spray-painted speaker cover (as the base of the veil fascinator)
• Bullet shells (to accent the fascinator)
• Shearing combs, bolts, blades and wire (for the bouquet)

The plan is to show off her aptly named "Shot Gun Wedding Dress" in a Wearable Art contest held in Western Australia later this summer. I'll stay away from that bouquet toss, thank you very much.

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