I tried on my wedding dress from 1996… I had to use pliers to get it on & the zip wouldn’t do up, here’s the full effect | The Sun

HER wedding dress has been in storage for the past 26 years.

But when she finally got it home, one woman couldn't resist trying it on.

She took to TikTok to share a video of herself trying to "squeeze back into" her dress from her 1996 nuptials.

"If you're expecting a traditional 90s wedding dress, you're not going to see one," she said.

"I think you're going to be a little bit surprised.

"I never got this preserved but 26 years later, the only thing that's turning yellow is a little bit of detail at the top.

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"But let me go and put on my Spanx and try and put this on."

But the process wasn't easy, and she was forced to get "inventive" by using a pair of pliers to try and get the dress on.

"I can't get the zipper all the way up but it's close," she said.

"Ok, this is as in it as I'm going to get.

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"This is my wedding dress from 1996.

"And I still love it! I would wear this everywhere, everyday, if I could."

The teacher added that she loved the dress so much that she was even considering getting it shortened and dyed so that she could wear it again.

"If I wanted to do that, I do know a seamstress who's amazing, who could cut this to tea length and take out some of the crinolines," she mused.

"But do you think I should?"

"The fact that you’re considering getting it reworked to wear again means you absolutely should do exactly that!" one person commented on the video.

"We have to create a 'wear you wedding dress day' – so sad that we pay so much money just to wear the dress just one day," another added.

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"You look beautiful!"

"Do it and treat yourself and some friends to an amazing extra special night out!" someone else urged.

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