Defying convention, woman designs black wedding dress
Published 02/08/2009, The Gadsden (Ala.) Times
Jill Hamrick always has marched to the beat of her own drum, but with the creation of her own wedding dress, she’ll really stand apart. The dress is black. “I hadn’t actually seen a specific dress that I wanted, but my idea was from several different dresses,” she said in an interview conducted via e-mail. “I wanted something elegant, classy, something like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis would have worn or what one of my grandmothers wore at her wedding in the ‘60s.” But why black?Word count: 827
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