FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – “How is she going to purchase a marriage gown?”

An essential query that Fresno-born Shaela Warkentin needed to reply.

The 26-year-old took her mom and matron of honor to New York Metropolis and was the primary blind bride to step into Kleinfeld’s iconic attire on the TLC hit present.

Shaela says she has been a fan of the present for years.

The prospect to stroll off her sofa to the solid got here on a whim.

“I am going to see if I can apply for ‘Say Sure to the Gown’. I discovered and crammed out an utility on-line, obtained it despatched by midnight after which replied the following morning. “

The glitz and glamor that has come over a decade since a horrible accident brought on by a DUI driver who took away her eyesight and odor.

In 2011, Motion Information spoke to Shaela’s household concerning the severe accidents their daughter sustained.

“Trying again, they noticed that their head was within the roof,” says her father, Ken Warkentin. “That is all they may see from the jaw down.”

For years, Shaela caught by means of the life-changing accident – she graduated from Fresno State and was now getting ready for a brand new Masters program.

Throughout 9 hours of filming and clothes traces, three picks supplied Shaela’s dream sparkle and a heart-shaped neckline.

“Even when Shaela cannot see herself on this gown, I inform each bride to ask herself how she feels within the gown.”

Randy’s recommendation paid off when the third and last gown fitted like a glove.

“Though your gown appears it doesn’t matter what shade it’s, what form it’s, no matter,” stated Shaela. “You be ok with it.”

Now comes the query. we have now all waited.

“Shaela, do you say sure to the gown?”

Shaela and her fiancé Tyler will tie the knot in Madera on the finish of October.

For those who missed the episode “Say Sure to the Gown” when it aired final month, you continue to have an opportunity!

You will discover the complete episode on the TLC web site or on a number of on-demand and streaming platforms together with Hulu and Youtube TV.

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