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Something Old is Something New

Something Old is Something New

Jane Sullivan of Glastonbury dreamed of wearing “something old, something new” at her wedding last fall. Her mother’s veil was an item of particular sentimental value, but this “something old” was the wrong shade of white to complement her dress. Fortunately for Sullivan, the woman she had hired to do her wedding-day makeup, Larissa Lake of Wethersfield, is also an accessories designer. Lake was able to pair the veil with pieces of the hem from Sullivan’s wedding dress. She then cut delicate petals out of the veil and hem pieces, fashioning them around elegant, vintage crystals to create a floral hairpiece for Sullivan. Sullivan was thrilled. “It...

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