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World’s longest wedding dress train is 1.85 miles long

Pity the bridal party that has to carry this train: A Romanian wedding salon has designed a dress that has the world’s longest train, as designated by the Guinness World Book of Records. The Andree Salon designed a 1.85-mile long ivory train, which stretched across the city center of Bucharest.

Ema, a 17 year-old model, smiles on a hot air balloon as she wears the wedding dress with the longest tail in the world during a Guinness World Record attempt in Bucharest. (RADU SIGHETI/REUTERS)

The train and dress required approximately three miles of taffeta and 18 feet of lace. According to the Telegraph, 1,857 sewing needles and 150 spools of thread were used in its creation, which took 100 days. The previous record for a wedding dress train, held by a Dutch designer, was approximately 1.5 miles.


The dress was modeled by 17-year-old Ema Dumitrescu, who demonstrated its length in a hot air balloon, which the Telegraph reports, despite being a central event in the city’s biannual wedding fair, was mostly ignored by unimpressed bystanders. Want a copy for your own wedding? The Andree Salon can make your Bridezilla dreams come true.

Emma Dumitrescu rides in a hot air balloon to show off the world's longest wedding dress train. (Vadim Ghirda/AP)


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Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts.

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