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Wedding Dresses

Courtesy of Two Feet

When Jeff and Jennifer Salvage decided to get married on Easter Island last year, Jennifer knew she was going to need a wedding dress she could stuff in a backpack and know was going to come out looking great. She found only one dress fit for the job: a Maggie Sottero gown from, fittingly, the Destination collection (Style No. JD2003). But that's only the beginning...

Jeff, who is a photographer, and Jennifer love to travel. Since their wedding, they have hiked the Matterhorn, walked the Great Wall of China, and driven across the Southwestern United States. To date, the dress has been on four continents, in four countries and twenty-two states. In all, the Salvages have done thirty-eight photo shoots of Jennifer in her Maggie Sottero wedding dress.

Jeff says they plan to take the dress to New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. this summer and fall. In December, they will pack the dress when they go to Egypt, and next spring they'll visit New Zealand. "We're aiming high. We see this as a five-year project, and we hope to publish a book of the photographs," Jeff said. They intend to also include stories in the book about the people they've met. "Wherever we go, everyone relates to the bride," Jeff noted. Follow Jeff and Jennifer's journey on their web site,

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