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Couple Get Married In Bride And Groom T-Shirts To Show Weddings Dont Have To Be Expensive

Couple Get Married In Bride And Groom T-Shirts To Show Weddings Don't Have To Be ExpensiveLuiza Olover/Kennedy News

A happy couple tied the knot in bride and groom t-shirts, showing that weddings dont have to be a cripplingly expensive affair

Throwing the traditional notions of an extravagant dress and kilt out the window, the couple arrived on the big day in much comfier clothing.

Rebecca Maxwell, 26, from Northumberland, wore a white Bride t-shirt with black jeans and white Converses while her husband Glen Maxwell, 30, donned a black t-shirt with Groom emblazoned across it, with matching jeans and trainers.

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Rebecca explained when they started planning the wedding, they found themselves accommodating everyone bar themselves.

The newlywed said:

Our guest list was getting out of hand. You feel like you have to invite people because you dont want to upset them rather than because you want them there.

We had spent hours looking through Pinterest at all the dresses, cakes and decorations and you do get sucked in.

But at the end of the day, Glen and I just really werent bothered about all of that.

The couple decided to opt for personalised t-shirts, and asked all 40 family and friends attending the wedding to rock up in jeans and t-shirts too.

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The newlyweds, who have a nine-month-old daughter Eleanor, got engaged in August 2016 and the wheels of planning a large wedding were immediately put in motion.

But, after feeling like theyd lost sight of why they were getting married in the first place – Rebecca said it was if they were following Pinterests big day template – they went realised low-key was best.

Rebecca added:

I had even bought a wedding dress but after having Eleanor I went to try it on again and I ended up crying. It just was not what I wanted at all.

Glen made a flippant comment, saying: We could get married in jeans and t-shirts and Id still love you and that was that.

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Rebecca, a GCSE and A-Level tutor, and Glen, who works in security, like simple things. We dont like big holidays and fancy nights out. We just love each others company, Rebecca explained.

They ditched the plans for an extravagant do after pricing it up. As of 2018, the average wedding in the UK costs £30,355, reports the