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Reem Acra: Brides just want to have fun


Not everyone would be able to pull it off – pairing bunny ears with bridal gowns that evoked the Hollywood glamour of iconic movie stars. But Lebanese fashion designer Reem Acra did just that at her Fall 2011 bridal show on Sunday. 

“I loved the ears,” said buyer Dorothy Kelly, who together with her daughter owns  J.J. Kelly Bridal & Formal Wear in Oklahoma City.

After the show, the designer said her chosen headpieces were meant to add some levity to an often-stressful day.

“It sends a message that we need to have fun,” Acra told Reuters. “You can be beautiful on your wedding day and still have your personality show — and have fun!”