It began in 2009 when the magic of actuality tv made Ashley Dehelean, an Illinois teenage woman, Rychelle Tuck, the Edmonton enterprise proprietor, discover the costume of her desires.
Extra exactly, the costume of her two desires.
“I embossed this costume after I noticed it,” mentioned Dehelean, remembering her 16-year-old self’s response to this episode of “Say Sure to the Gown”.
The material was “female however boho,” and featured attractive leaf leaves that clicked along with her persona, Dehelean mentioned.
“I noticed her join with it when she put it on, and I had the identical sort of reference to it as I watched as a youngster.”
Tuck was featured on the 2009 TV present ‘Say Sure to the Gown’ when selecting her costume. (Submitted by Rychelle Tuck)
In 2014, Dehelean was married to her associate Chris in a small ceremony, on a fair smaller funds that did not have a lot room for a particular costume.
Lately, nonetheless, Dehelean found that the wedding papers have been by no means submitted.
That gave the couple the right alternative to have fun the marriage of their desires – and provides Ashley the costume of hers.
The hunt begins
Discovering the right wedding ceremony costume is troublesome for any bride, however the search Dehelean undertook was just a little extra sophisticated than most.
“There have been simply lifeless ends all over the place,” she mentioned. “It has been years and I can barely discover clear footage of this costume on-line.”
She even tried to have a duplicate made, however was instructed the material used was too laborious to seek out.
After hours of looking, Dehelean returned to the place all of it started. She re-watched the episode of the present after which tracked Tuck down on social media.
Ashley Dehelean and her husband Chris at their little ceremony in 2014. Seven years later, they discovered the papers by no means been filed, permitting them one other shot at their dream wedding ceremony. (Submitted by Ashley Dehelean)
“Let me take this final likelihood and if she would not reply or if it is not the best individual, that is what it’s and it is a signal for me to maneuver on,” Dehelean mentioned, describing her mindset as she did Tuck a despatched message.
She had her reply inside 5 minutes.
Sure, mentioned Tuck. I’ll share the costume.
“I not too long ago considered eliminating the costume as a result of it solely takes up house,” mentioned Tuck, who owns the Edmonton Excessive Road Crimson Ribbon boutique.
“However I am actually glad I can provide it to somebody who would take pleasure in it,” she mentioned. “And now this costume is getting one other wedding ceremony.”
The message Ashley Dehelean despatched to Rychelle Tuck on Instagram. (Submitted by Rychelle Tuck)
As for Dehelean, she nonetheless cannot consider it labored and is ready with nice anticipation for the costume to reach in an Illinois forest for her wedding ceremony in August.
The couple are even the identical measurement, which leads each of them to consider that this was intentional.
“It makes the world rather a lot smaller,” mentioned Tuck. “Hopefully constructive.”
Dehelean will likely be carrying Tuck’s costume, proven right here along with her husband Evan, at Dehelean’s August Elopement in Illinois. (Submitted by Rychelle Tuck)