She had never designed a wedding dress before. In fact, she has no fashion background at all. But Carrie Ann Schumacher is an artist who, while working in a public library three years ago, was stopped in her tracks by a box of 50 donated books – all of them romance novels.
Months later, that box – and a grad school project -ignited a very big idea.
After a month of painstaking trial and error, those stories became a living symbol of love: The Wedding Dress.
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