Before Besse and Michael hit the dance floor to Pete Townsend's Let My Love Open The Door
, the bride slipped into a shorter dress—which was her mother's from 1979. The dress, which her mother purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue, was tailored to "become a cocktail dress for dancing at the reception," the bride explains. "Music played a huge role—in many forms—throughout the weekend acting as a soundtrack to our relationship."
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