Text reproduced with permission from 'Australian Bride to Be'
Bridal designer Rosemary Smith just can't help getting excited when she starts talking weddings.
She shrieks with delight, sweeping around her massive studio decked with portraits of her brides, pointing out this stunning detail, that fabulous smile, showing the way fabrics pick up in the light, demonstrating how they feel and how they fall.
"Yes, I'm a romantic," she smiles. "But I'm also extremely aware of reality--a romantic realist!"
And the reality is that all going to plan a bride only gets one chance on her wedding day to wear a gown that will fulfill all her expectations and childhood dreams.