What better reason to wear your wedding dress to work

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  • Watch out for brides in the boardroom as new charity initiative asks women to don their gowns and raise money for Breast Cancer

    Isn’t it a shame that you only get to wear your wedding dress once in your life? Well, not if you get involved with Brides at Work – the new charity initiative targeting breast cancer.

    Breakthrough Breast Cancer have teamed up with the National Wedding Show to launch Brides at Work – a charity day asking brides to don their fairytale dresses once more and raise money to beat breast cancer.

    The dressing up day will take place on Friday 17th September, and it’snot restricted to brides as grooms, ushers, bridesmaids and the all-important mothers are invited to put on their finery, also.

    ‘This is a chance to get that dress out again and relive the big day, for a great cause,’ says Caryn Franklin, host of the National Wedding Show’s bridal makeover show.

    For those who aren’t quite up to wearing their wedding dress on the bus or in the boardroom, you can take part just by wearing a token piece from your special day, such as a tiara, wedding shoes, or even your veil.

    ‘Brides at Work is a chance to get dressed up for the day, in anything wedding related, have fun and raise money,’ says Franklin.

    Over 46,000 women who are diagnosed with Breast Cancer every year in the UK. Breakthrough Breast Cancer are a registered charity dedicated to helping everyone affected by the disease.

    Visit the website for sponsorship forms and tips on fundraising for Breast Cancer.


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