Wedding Dress A Symbol Of Something New For Syrian Refugee

Like most brides-to-be, Omama Altaleb, a 23-year-old journalist, was consumed with finding the perfect wedding dress.

She was looking for something that would be perfect for her outdoor barn wedding and its shabby-chic vibe, but was also modest. Like many Muslim women, Altaleb wears the hijab, and wanted a dress that was both fashionable and in line with her values.

“It was very difficult to find something that would fit my body and at the same time, cover it,” Altaleb explained.

She thought it would be impossible to find the perfect dress — until she met Nader Briman.

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