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Zebedee Models Shoot  January 9, 2018

I worked with my studio neighbours here at Beehive Works on this little shoot – photographer Shelley Richmond and hair & make-up artist Jenn Edwards. Swallows & Damsons provided us with a stunning bouquet of autumnal blooms, and our beautiful teenage models Madison and Autumn came to us via Zebedee Management – a new agency […]

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Mighty Aphrodite  November 27, 2017

VOW MAGAZINE // MAGAZINE // NOVEMBER 2017 This dreamy beach shoot by Bristol-based photographer Megan Gisborne featured my Dahlia, Amaryllis and Wild Lupin gowns, and looked stunning featured inside – and on the front cover of – Vow Magazine. Read the online version of Vow Magazine here

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Designer Interview  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // NOVEMBER 2017 It was a pleasure to be interviewed for my favourite blog Love My Dress. I talk about what inspires my designs and my favourite aspeacts of creating a new dress collection. Read the full feature here Images by India Hobson

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Good as Gold  

PERFECT WEDDING // MAGAZINE // OCTOBER 2017   Amaryllis – my gathered halterneck bias-cut silk gown – was included in this month’s round up of gold toned dresses in Perfect Wedding magazine.  

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Bronte Beach Shoot  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // OCTOBER 2017 This wild and windy beach shoot was shot on a freezing cold spring day at Flamborough Head. Hair and make-up artists Jenn Edwards created high-impact looks that could withstand the elements. Click here to see the full feature Images by Maytree Photography

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Jaimee + Phil  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // OCTOBER 2017 Jaimee and Phil’s dream of a Peak District wedding looked right at home on the Love My Dress blog. Jaimee’s dress was a hybrid of my Clematis and Hollyhock designs. Click here to see more Images by Luis Calow of One Wedding

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April + Jamie  

FLY AWAY BRIDE // BLOG // OCTOBER 2017 This destination wedding blog featured a fantastic stop-motion video of April and Jamie’s gorgeous Ibizan wedding. Click here to read the feature and watch the video Images and video by Sasha Weddings

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Decadent Decay  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // OCTOBER 2017 Love My Dress featured this stunning shoot. Set in one of Sheffield’s delapidated buildings, this was a collaboration with photographer Shelley Richmond, hair and make-up artist Jenn Edwards, florist Swallows & Damsons and stylist Natasha Lyons. To see the feature please click here Images by Shelley Richmond

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Bronte-esque Inspiration Shoot  October 31, 2017

Living in Sheffield means we have plenty of access to urban backdrops and green spaces, plus the beauty of the Peak District on our doorstep, but for this shoot hair and make-up extraordinaire Jenn Edwards fancied something completely different, and headed to the coast to photographer Danni Maytree. The colours and textures of the cliffs […]

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The Pumping House Photoshoot  October 24, 2017

Photographer Karina Lax of Richmond Pictures and Make-Up Artist Laura Gingell of Craft Sheffield collaborated to style several different bridal looks for this shoot at the stunning Pumping House venue in Ollerton. They chose my Delphinium silver bias cut dress, Astilbe and Astrantia lace over-dresses and silk slip, and a beautiful vintage1950s jacquard dress. Adding […]

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Manor Lodge Photoshoot  October 6, 2017

Photographer Shelley Richmond had told me how incredible the wildflowers at Sheffield’s Manor Lodge were looking back in the summer, and when we headed over there for this shoot, they didn’t disappoint. She was asked to shoot some images to promote weddings at Manor Lodge – home to a Tudor manor house and community farm […]

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Pebble Beach Editorial  August 22, 2017

This dreamy beach shoot by photographer Megan Gisborne captures the movement in my dresses and veils so beautifully. Featuring my Amaryllis bias cut silk gown, Wild Lupin tiered lace dress, and Dahlia paneled lace gown, paired with stunning florals. Full credits for everyone involved are at the end of the post. Credits: Photographer: Megan Gisborne […]

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Clovelly Village Inspiration Shoot  July 27, 2017

This beauty of a shoot is the third one of Nicola Dixon’s that I’ve been involved with. Nicola puts on inspiration shoots for photographers to attend; curating all the details with a group of fantastic wedding industry creative and sourcing a couple to model on the day. Newlyweds Liuba and Florin did a beautiful job […]

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Bloom: An Editorial  July 18, 2017

Bloom – by Shelly Richmond – is one of my favourite editorials to date – I just adore the colour and texture in this shoot. The florals by Swallows & Damsons work perfectly with the fashion pieces stylist Natasha Lyons selected, which were added to my gowns and separates this beautiful series of pictures. Featuring the […]

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Glasshouse Shoot  July 15, 2017

FESTIVAL BRIDES // BLOG // JULY 2017 Jun Tan’s beautiful images from Nicola Dixon’s styled shoot workshop at the Braisty Estate were featured over on the Festival Brides blog. Billie wears my Peony lace top over Camellia silk slip, and Dahlia lace and silk gown. See the full shoot here. See more images from this […]

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Love Our Wedding  

LOVE OUR WEDDING // BLOG // JUNE 2017 I was delighted to have my new Collection was featured on Love Our Wedding’s blog – a companion to their monthly magazine. Please click here to read the feature

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2017 Collection  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // MAY 2017 Love My Dress featured my new dress Collection in full along with a lovely article over on their beautifully redesigned blog. Images by India Hobson, hair & make-up by Jenn Edwards, styling by Natasha Lyons. To read the full post, please click here

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Alexe + Declan  

BRIDES UP NORTH // BLOG // MAY 2017 Alexe and Declan’s laid back wedding at The Ashes in Staffordshire was featured over on the Brides Up North blog. Alexe’s dress was a bespoke one – with the skirt of Dahlia lined in gold silk, and a top combining panels of Dahlia’s lace and Peony’s polka dot […]

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Bamburgh Beach Styled Shoot  June 30, 2017

This shoot was the second one of Nicola Dixon’s workshops for photographers I’d loaned dresses for, and the results were just as stunning as the last one. This time around, the location was Bamburgh Beach in Northumberland, and the models were actual models: Abi Knight and Ben Davies. Abi wore my Astrantia lace gown, and […]

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Decades of Bridal  May 19, 2017

MR & MRS UNIQUE // MAGAZINE // APRIL 2017 Two of my original vintage gowns are featured in this editorial – a collaboration with lots of Sheffield talent on a series of shoots to show off bridal styles over the decades. To read the article in the Mr & Mrs Unique magazine please click here […]

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Grace + Hugh (again!)  

WENDY AND PETER // BLOG // MARCH 2017 Grace and Hugh’s delightful Sheffield wedding got a second outing on this new wedding blog. Grace’s dress was a bespoke one, based on my Hollyhock design. Read all about their day on the Wendy and Peter blog. Images by Kindred Photography.

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Chloe + Jody  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // MARCH 2017 Chloe and Jody were married at the super-stylish West Mill venue in Derby. Chloe chose my Hollyhock lace gown, and swapped the silk lining from palest pink to ivory. She added a lace trimmed veil and the most divine floral headpiece to finish her look off perfectly. […]

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Joanne + Luke  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // FEBRUARY 2017 Joanne and Luke had a village fete inspired wedding, with a picnic wedding breakfast and their very own version of Bake Off. Joanne wore my Peony separates – adding a deep V back and long sleeves to the lace top to make it perfect for her. Read […]

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Joanna + Steven  May 9, 2017

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // SEPTEMBER 2016 Joanna wore my Larkspur silk skirt and a bespoke version of my Lilac lace top for her summer wedding to Steven. She transformed Steven’s father’s unloved work shed into an incredible modern wedding venue, and worked wonders with flowers, sparkly silver foil, candelabras and giant balloons! Read […]

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Summer Boho  

ROCK MY WEDDING // BLOG // SEPTEMBER 2016 This beautifully styled bohemian shoot featured our stunning (and super smiley!) model Lucy in my Hollyhock, Larkspur and Wild Lupin gowns. Arranged and styled by Anna’s Attic, photographed by Aden Priest. See lots of dreamy images on Rock My Wedding here.

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Bohemian Rhapsody  

YOU & YOUR WEDDING // MAGAZINE // AUGUST 2016 One of my original vintage gowns was included in the Bohemian Rhapsody editorial in You and Your Wedding Magazine.

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Lucy + Pete  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // JULY 2016 Lucy and Pete’s elegant winter wedding up in Northumberland was a sophisticated, black-tie affair, and Lucy’s slinky ivory gown was the perfect dress choice. Lots more images and details over on Love My Dress. Images by 2Tone Photography

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Braisty Estate Styled Shoot  May 5, 2017

When photographer Nicola Dixon asked to loan some of my gowns for a styled shoot she was organising, I jumped at the chance. I’d seen the dreamy images she’d created previously at Camp Katur featuring dresses made by my friend Hayley of Glory Days, and been very impressed. Nicola arranges styled shoots for photographers to […]

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Married: Ellie + Alex  April 24, 2017

Ellie was such a pleasure from start to finish. She’d been to plenty of wedding dress shops before she came to see me, and was feeling rather disenchanted – both by the process and the dresses she was presented with. Happily, she loved my Lilac dress immediately, and we agreed on a few changes to […]

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Married: Phoebe + Arya  April 5, 2017

Phoebe lives in London and travelled up to see me after falling for my dresses online. At her first appointment she opted for my Peony separates and booked me immediately, but later reconsidered her choice, and we eventually settled on her bespoke separates. We used the repeated scallop lace from my Dahlia dress to create a […]

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Married: Caroline + Sid  December 1, 2016

Caroline fell for my Dahlia dress right away, so much so that it was the only one she tried on and she booked me on the spot. What had begun so simply then got a lot more complicated, as Caroline found out she was (unexpectantly) pregnant. The wedding date was originally set for next April, […]

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Married: Jodie + Dan  November 24, 2016

Jodie comes from Huddersfield, but she and her husband Dan both work as teachers over in the Seychelles. They were planning their wedding back here in England, and Jodie emailed last summer and arranged to see me while she was back home visiting family over Christmas. She was keen to get a dress sorted while […]

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Married: Claire + Neil  November 16, 2016

Claire contacted me just five months before her wedding, after I was recommended to her by a collegue. She hooked me in from her first email with talk of her cliff top wedding in Cornwall, so I was powerless to resist her short deadline… Claire’s favourite gown was Larkspur, but she also loved the delicate […]

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Married: Joanne + Luke  November 14, 2016

I first met Joanne when I was exhibiting at The Secret Vintage Wedding Fair in Manchester. I was part-way through making my Collection at the time, so didn’t have all my gowns with me, but Joanne liked the style of my dresses and got in touch a few months later to arrange an appointment at […]

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Married: Sarah + Theo  October 20, 2016

I met Sarah at The Vintage Wedding Fair in Harrogate, where she fell madly in love with my Honeysuckle wedding dress and commissioned me to make her one on the spot. Sarah loved the way my sample dress fitted her – a slightly more relaxed fit on her than I’d made it previously – so […]

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Married: Rachael + Rich  October 17, 2016

Rachael wore my Larkspur separates – the perfect choice for her laid back summer wedding. We agreed on a few design alterations to make them just right for her. I changed the skirt colour from pale pink to oyster silk-satin, a beautiful colour that has a metallic tone when it catches the light. For the […]

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Married: Abby + Conor  October 13, 2016

Abby loved different elements of three of my Collection dresses, so we combined the bits she loved best to make something totally perfect for her. We used the silhouette of Dahlia, the flowing, panelled silk-satin skirt of Larkspur, and the lace of Lilac. Abby liked the slightly longer length of the original Lilac over-dress, so […]

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Debbie Carlisle: Wild Rose  September 21, 2016

I’m a big fan of Debbie Carlisle’s accessories, and was delighted when she asked to borrow some of my gowns for her latest Wild Rose Collection shoot. Debbie says of her new designs: “The Wild Rose Collection is a gathering of brand new wedding hairvines, combs and pins inspired by the botanicals and delicate vines and flowers of the meadows and hedgerows of […]

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Irnham Hall Boho Shoot  September 17, 2016

This gorgeously styled boho shoot was dreamed up and put together by Anna Straw of Anna’s Attic Event Styling. Anna combined heaps of natural and handmade elements with props from her own quirky stash to incredible effect.  Irnham Hall near Grantham made the most beautiful location – how amazing is that glasshouse? Stunning model Lucy […]

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Married: Joanna + Steven  September 9, 2016

Joanna was six months pregnant when she first got in touch, and was getting married a year later. We had originally planned for her to wear a bespoke version of my Camellia slip beneath the Larkspur skirt, but Joanna later decided she wanted to be a little more covered up, so we added a lace […]

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Married: Christina + Graham  August 10, 2016

Christina loved the idea of a two-piece dress, and was keen to combine pattern and lace to create something uniquely hers. She loved the delicate geometric design of the lace I’d used for my Larkspur top, and so we set about trying to find a patterned silk that would complement it. Christina found lots of […]

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Married: Lucy + Adam  July 6, 2016

Lucy had already decided on a 1950s-inspired tea length dress when she came to see me – the perfect choice for her petite, hourglass figure. I helped her to refine her ideas into a definitive design, and select some gorgeous fabrics – an oyster coloured silk dupion and an ivory French lace which worked beautifully […]

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Vicky + Gareth  June 20, 2016

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // JUNE 2016 Vicky and Gareth’s colourful and super-stylish Sheffield wedding saw this lovely couple doing things 100% their own way. From their first look, to walking down the aisle together, to Vicky’s incredible green chiffon and pale grey lace bespoke gown. To see more images from this glorious wedding […]

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Grace + Hugh  

LOVE MY DRESS // BLOG // JUNE 2016 Grace and Hugh’s Sheffield wedding was fun-filled and laid-back, and full of quirky details that made it perfectly them. Grace has become a good friend of mine after modelling my dresses, and I made her a bespoke gown based on my Hollyhock design to thank her with. […]

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Silk and Stone  

ROCK MY WEDDING // BLOG // MAY 2016 My second styled shoot with photographer Emma Pilkington was inspired by the landscapes and chateaus of the South of France, and shot on location in the Peak District. Hassop Hall’s rustic stone walls provided the perfect backdrop for this fine-art inspiration shoot, featuring my Honeysuckle, Delphinium, Anemone, […]

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Sand Dunes  

THE WEDDING BAZAAR // BLOG // MAY 2016 The stunningly beautiful beach editorial shot by Emma Pilkington was featured over on The Wedding Bazaar. This light and dreamy shoot is one of my my all time favourites. It features my Hollyhock, Anemone, Larkspur, Peony, Camellia and Wild Lupin gowns modelled to perfection amongst the sand […]

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Industrial Shoot  

MR & MRS UNIQUE // BLOG // APRIL 2016 This collaborative shoot was organised by husband and wife team All Things Borrowed to showcase their impressive selection of furniture available for hire for weddings and events. Beautiful model Nina wore my Delphinium silver bias-cut gown and Peony silk, lace and tulle separates. To see the […]

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Spring Blossom  

BRIDES UP NORTH // BLOG // APRIL 2016 The second seasonal shoot I worked on with ace photographer Shelley Richmond was featured over on the Brides Up North blog. Models Rebecca and Gemma braved the cold in my Hollyhock and Larkspur gowns, aong with a couple of gorgeous original vintage numbers. To read the full […]

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Silk and Stone: An Editorial  June 2, 2016

My second collaboration with fine art photographer Emma Pilkington was inspired by the chateaus and landscapes in the south of France, but shot on location in the Peak District. We chose Hassop Hall for its chateau-style stone walls in pale buff tones – the perfect backdrop for our soft and dreamy editorial. Emma and I decided […]

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Married: Grace + Hugh  May 14, 2016

I met Grace about four years ago, at a collaborative photoshoot I was involved in just after my own wedding. I’d only just decided to try and make a business out of making dresses, and I actually made my Wild Lupin gown especially for this particular photoshoot. Grace was modelling – not my dress this […]

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Rock Your Shot 2 Workshop  May 10, 2016

For the second ever Rock Your Shot workshop – as organised by S6 Photography and featuring some of the best wedding photographers from the UK and beyond – I asked some of my brides to bring along their husbands and play at being models for the afternoon. The results are fantastic – the couples got […]

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Married: Alana and Jim  May 2, 2016

Alana lives in London, and I was recommended to her by a friend of a friend. She’d done such a good job of organising everything else for their wedding in New Zealand, that she’d left her own dress planning fairly late, but luckily I had space to fit her in. Alana had fallen in love […]

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Married: Alexe + Declan  April 24, 2016

Lovely Alexe kept me on my toes throughout our time together. Not only did she change her chosen dress completely once I’d completed my new Collection, she also joined Slimming World and lost an impressive 4 inches from around her waist. So she pretty much had three dresses from start to finish… Alexe’s finished dress […]

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All Things Borrowed Shoot  April 22, 2016

Hannah from All Things Borrowed – a brand new furniture hire and styling company in Yorkshire – got in touch to tell me about a shoot she was planning to showcase thir wares, and asked me to loan a couple of dresses for her gorgeous model Nina to wear. Hannah styled the venue beautifully, in […]

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Married: Lucy + Pete  April 5, 2016

Lucy loved the style and feel of my Honeysuckle bias-cut silk gown, but wanted to create a more simple, elegant version. We kept the overall silhouette the same, and created Lucy’s gown with a lower neckline and satin covered buttons down the back. She chose an ivory silk satin which worked perfectly against her olive […]

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S6 Photography Workshop  March 22, 2016

Lucy and Rich were the perfect models for S6 Photography’s latest workshop. Lucy wears my Peony lace top and Larkspur silk skirt beautifully. Jon has created some fabulous ‘golden-hour’ portraits out in the wilds of our wonderful city. Its always such a pleasure to have Jon ask to use my dresses in a shoot, as […]

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Shelley Richmond Workshop  March 16, 2016

The lovely Shelley Richmond ran a Lottery-funded workshop for 10 photographers last month, and used a few of my gowns for the styled bridal shoot she put together for the second half of the day. Real couple Sam and Anna modelled – with Anna wearing my Lilac dress and Peony tulle skirt. Model Georgia wore my […]

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Married: Cathie + Neil  March 13, 2016

Cathie had already fallen for my Peony gown online before she came to see me, and once she’d tried it on she was totally smitten and commissioned me to make her one on the spot. My fittings with Cathie and her lovely mum were always such a pleasure – these two are such warm, gentle […]

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16 for 2016  January 22, 2016

METRO ONLINE // BLOG // JANUARY 2016. Such a pleasure to have my Honeysuckle gown featured on this blog post on Metro Online, which selects 16 beautiful wedding dresses for 2016. Put together by the team behind the Style and the Bride blog, click here to see the article.

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Jo + Jon  

BOHO WEDDINGS // BLOG // JANUARY 2016. Jo and Jon’s beautifully laid-back outdoor wedding took place in the fields surrounding The Clophill Centre in Bedfordshire. Along with their friends, this clever pair built their wedding around a brightly decorated marquee and a sea of bell tents that their guests stayed in for the whole glorious […]

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