I always found the idea of “trashing the dress” photography kind of interesting, if not macabre. For those of you who aren’t in the know, trashing the dress means destroying the bridal gown after you wear it on the big day, by taking dramatic photos of some kind a la Shakespeare’s Ophelia or a heavy-metal music video:

Hmm, even though I’ll probably never wear my bridal gown again, I don’t think I’d have the heart. What say you, ladies? To trash the dress, and have a fabulous photo shoot, or to preserve it? Married women, where is your gown currently residing? Leave your thoughts!