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Seamstress must pay bride $1,500 for broken zipper on wedding dress

Samantha Shea had to be sewn into her dress one hour before the ceremony

When you find the perfect wedding dress, you might feel like you want to wear it forever. But if you actually have to be sewn into it, you’ll probably change your mind.

One bride, Samantha Shea, faced just such a situation, and turned it into a lawsuit. The zipper on Shea’s wedding dress broke only an hour before the ceremony, so she paid two housekeepers at the Gansevoort Hotel to sew her into the gown, which kept her from using the bathroom for six hours.

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