Bridal fashion trends are ever-evolving: from crop tops, to dresses that aren't even white to an entirely different outfit once the ceremony is over. But here's a new one:Â What if youÂ completely switched outfits and woreÂ your groom's suit and he wore your dress? Well, one couple in the Chinese province of Sichuan did just thatâthe groom donnedÂ his bride's gown and she headed down the aisle in hisÂ tuxedo. But why?
Bride Ou Quian was worried about her weight gain over the couple's courtship, and felt uncomfortable in her wedding dress. Her now-husband Wu ShuaiÂ agreed to swap outfitsÂ with her so she would feel comfortable, donning her strapless wedding gown replete with a veil and bejeweled withÂ rhinestones. Now he sounds like a keeper!
Some adorable photos from their ceremony were documented on a Facebook post from China Global TV Network that has since gone viral and has received more than 67,000 reactions and thousands of comments sending good wishes to the bride and groom.
According to an interview with Shanghaiist, OuÂ said she came up with the idea after feeling unhappyÂ about how she looked in her dress. Although her groom wasn't on board with wearing her wedding gown in the beginning, he eventually came around and agreed to the sartorial swap.
âSometimes you just have to put yourself in her shoes,â Â Wu said in an interview. âIt's the key to a happy marriage.â
We think this was quite the valiant and romantic move by the groom. No doubtÂ he findsÂ his bride beautiful no matter what she wears.
Maybe this could beÂ the start of a whole new wedding trendâone where the bride actually gets to be comfortable on her big day. And for what it's worth, Wu looked lovely in his straplessÂ gown.