For Candice and Adam, the semi-derelict Caroline Gardens Chapel in Peckham where they held their May 2014 wedding ceremony provided more than just an atmospheric backdrop for their nuptials.
The bride also saved on costs - and got the wedding dress of her dreams - after she scored a secondhand Allure Bridals strapless wedding dress on Gumtree, which she took to Jane Ecob at A Perfect Fit for tailoring. "She changed the dress from a zip-up back to a lace-up bodice, along with taking it up by about a foot as I am only five-feet tall," Candice explains.
Don't miss all of the gorgeous wedding snaps from Nasser Gazi and more bride-to-be tips from Candice below...
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