When Laura Trower found her dream marriage ceremony gown within the window of a British Crimson Cross charity store, she burst into tears on the unbelievable discover.

The ‘good’ gown was the primary Laura from south London even tried on in 2019, and employees instructed her the acquisition would additionally fund three wheelchairs for the charity.

However the gown’s magic was solely simply starting when the now 31-year-old discovered a observe from her authentic proprietor, Fran, with the contact particulars and a request that the customer share photographs so she might expertise the second gown massive day.

After Laura stated “sure,” she contacted Fran, and the couple shared photographs and messages from each weddings, linked by a shared love of gown.

Fran had initially donated the gown and left the observe in there
(Picture: British Crimson Cross)

Fran on her wedding day

Fran on her marriage ceremony day
(Picture: British Crimson Cross)

Fran stated, “Everybody’s into their marriage ceremony gown, I simply needed to know who had it.

“However I actually wasn’t anticipating something. I used to be so shocked after I received the information as a result of it was fairly some time later. However it makes me so joyful to know that somebody loved the gown as sweetly as I did.”

Laura now needs the gown to proceed on its journey and has introduced the gown again to the identical UK Crimson Cross retailer in Forest Hill, south London, in hopes of discovering somebody to find it irresistible as a lot as she does.

She added a brown cardboard label with purple string that stated, “I purchased this Crimson Cross gown for my marriage ceremony, so this gown has historical past with this store!”

Laura's note

Laura has now left her personal observe in order that the following bride can discover her
(Picture: British Crimson Cross)

Laura stated, “We pinned an identical observe to the gown within the hope that everybody who purchases it should proceed to share the story of this lovely gown.”

Fran initially purchased the gown for £ 1,500 at a bridal store in Camden in 2017, and UK Crimson Cross officers say they keep in mind it got here within the retailer in a pristine field.

Berni Considine, UK Crimson Cross Regional Retail Supervisor, stated: “We keep in mind this specific gown so properly when it first hit the market.

“Not lots of our clothes have that particular contact, however even with out the message, this gown is gorgeous – there may be simply one thing that units it aside – the design and the lower. It is simply wonderful.

“Earlier than the pandemic, the British Crimson Cross at Forest Hill was identified for its marriage ceremony gown occasions after we devoted a day of the shop to marriage ceremony clothes and bridal equipment. Subsequently we wish to move this gown on to the following bride and proceed to be a part of the lifetime of this distinctive gown and all that it symbolizes. “

Any future brides who love the gown should be discovered on the Forest Hill British Crimson Cross at a price of £ 150.

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