Bride ditches gown for 'naked' wedding dress with body paint

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
Maria wanted to celebrate her body using a painted wedding dress. Photo: Instagram/mariaepelletier

A bride has taken the naked wedding dress trend to a whole new level by opting out of wearing a dress at all and instead going near topless wearing nothing but body paint and a skirt.

With the help of Jen The Body Painter - Jen Seidel - bride Maria chose a very unique look for her wedding shoot in Baltimore, US.

“For me I love details and wedding dresses are filled with details,” Jen tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “I love to fool people into thinking it’s real clothing.”

She also took thanked the bride for giving her the opportunity to be part of the special occasion.

“The best part about being a body painter are times like these when you get to touch other lives by helping them make memories and art forever. @mariaepelletier chose me to be her body paint artist for her wedding photos,” Jen wrote, sharing images of the look on Instagram.

Marie also took to social media to share the photos of her special look, revealing it took 11 years for her to get to taking these wedding photos.

“Never had I imagined I would have my wedding dress painted on by the amazing @jenthebodypainter, but it was perfection,” she wrote online.

“Through my growth from the Boston bombings, lymphedema, and learning to embrace my creativity of make up/body art. I emerged with the help of the two most powerful ladies,” she added in another post.

And even though it decided to rain on the day the stunning look and images taken by Mariah Gale Creative received plenty of praise.

And most people admitted they didn’t realise it was body paint at all.

“Wow! I thought this was a real dress!” was one comment.

“Amazing job on body paint!!!! You look stunning,” was another response.

“I never thought that dress was body pant is amazing,” another admitted.

Jen is known for sharing her social experiments online where she tries to trick people with body paint.

She’s sent two women into a gym to work out in fake activewear, and she also had the same model walking naked through a shopping mall.

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