• Jaime Guillory tied the knot along with her husband Preston in Laguna Seashore, California, in Might.
  • For the marriage rehearsal, she wore an altered model of her mother’s unique 1989 wedding ceremony costume.
  • She instructed Insider she all the time wished to put on the robe, which hadn’t been touched in over 30 years.

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A bride who all the time dreamed of incorporating her mother’s unique wedding ceremony costume on her personal special occasion went viral on TikTok for doing simply that.

Jaime Guillory, who goes by @jaimeguillory on TikTok, shared a video on Sunday displaying how she wore an altered model of her mother’s 1989 wedding ceremony costume on the rehearsal for her personal wedding ceremony. The clip, which has amassed over 1.9 million views as of Friday, consists of images of the mother on her wedding ceremony day earlier than slicing to movies and pictures of Jaime sporting it at her wedding ceremony rehearsal.

Talking to Insider by way of e-mail, Jaime stated she and her husband, Preston Guillory, hosted their wedding ceremony rehearsal and ceremony with household and pals in Laguna Seashore, California, in Might. She additionally stated Preston thought the entire concept to put on her mother’s wedding ceremony costume was “the good” and that he was “blown away” when he noticed her put on it.

Jaime all the time wished to contain her mother’s costume in her personal wedding ceremony

Jaime, 27, stated the choice to put on the costume was one thing she all the time had her thoughts made up about, having fallen in love with the costume from her mother and father’ wedding ceremony images rising up.

“I can not recall precisely when the thought was planted, however ever since I can bear in mind I wished to put on it or incorporate it someway into my massive day,” she stated.

The wedding dress hadn't been touched in over 30 years.

The marriage costume hadn’t been touched in over 30 years.

Merissa De Falcis Images

When Jaime bought engaged, one of many first issues she did was ask her mother, Donna MacDonald, the place her costume was, she stated.

Collectively, they labored intently to get the robe, which Jaime stated hadn’t been touched in over 30 years, flown in from the place her mother is initially from in Massachusetts.

Jamie's mom on her wedding day in 1989.

Jaime’s mother on her wedding ceremony day in 1989.

Courtesy of Jamie Guillory

Barely any changes had been wanted to rework the costume

As soon as they bought maintain of the costume, the duty turned getting it adjusted, although Jaime stated it match very well off the bat.

“We had the slip costume and lace overlay hemmed from floor-length to hit simply above my knees, in a high-low vogue,” she stated. “We simply made a couple of changes to the slip costume to ensure it match like a glove, mounted one button on the again that had fallen off, and eliminated some further beading that was on the underside.”

Seeing her within the costume made her mother overjoyed because it was “past particular and surreal” to see her put on it as an engaged girl, Jaime stated.

“My dad was emotional seeing me within the costume that his spouse had worn on their wedding ceremony day,” she added. “It was actually candy.”

Jamie and her mom.

Jaime and her mother.

Merissa De Falcis Images

Considered one of Jaime’s bridesmaids, photographer Merissa De Falcis, helped seize images from the marriage rehearsal. De Falcis instructed Insider over e-mail that whereas she knew of the plan to repurpose the costume, she was awestruck seeing Jaime within the robe.

“My jaw actually dropped,” De Falcis stated. “It was the right method to honor her mom and father’s marriage, whereas having the ability to put on a one-of-a-kind, classic fashion that regarded stunning on her.”

And whereas Jaime cherished that her rehearsal costume was classic, filled with lace and beads, she stated she did take pleasure in attending to have a good time her private fashion at her precise wedding ceremony — which is barely completely different from her mother’s unique costume. On Monday, she shared a follow-up TikTok of her sporting her personal wedding ceremony costume to her nuptials, which has over 88,000 views.

“My wedding ceremony costume was very simple made with silk crepe, skinny straps, and a low again,” Jaime stated. “I’m such a minimalist in all areas of life and I like simplicity and the notion that ‘much less is extra.'”

A Bride Wore Her Mom’s 1989 Wedding Dress at Her Own Wedding Rehearsal


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