Here comes the bride, all dressed in plastic

The average cost of a wedding dress is around $1100 or more. Pretty steep for a dress that one will only wear once.

So one bride in the UK decided to trim the costs by turning to an unlikely source: plastic cups.

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh Kenfig, a manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging, created a dress for Tracey Leahy, managing director of Mannvend, a member of the Associated Vending Association—the UK's largest independent vending purchasing group. The association has a five-year contract with Kenfig to supply plastic cups.

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