Use the "trash bag method" to keep your dress clean en route #Fashion Advice#omg dresses Updated Aug 23 2017 (Posted Nov 11 2014) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Related Post How a trash bag helps you go pee all by yourself while wearing big ol' wedding dress Things I love: Fluffy wedding dresses, staying hydrated, my bridesmaids. Things I don't love: Having the third help me handle the first in order to... Read more Remember Ruby and James' laid-back wedding? One of our favorite parts of this wedding was the ingenious (and hilarious) re-purposing of one of our favorite tips — using a trash bag to help you pee in your big ol' wedding dress. But she didn't just use the trash bag to protect her dress in the restroom, she used it to protect her dress all the way to the venue! Let's see what Ruby had to say about it: I saw the "How to pee with a trash bag" post and thought it was an absolutely awesome idea to keep my dress clean on the way to the venue. It was a restaurant inside a shopping mall and I didn't want to walk around the centre wearing a poofy ballgown dress. When I mentioned the idea of showing up in a trash bag, my best friend said it was an absolutely terrible idea and it would be worse than walking around in the big dress. That was until she actually saw me in the trash bag! It was made even better because I used the drawstrings on the bag like a spaghetti-strap dress! Everyone loved it when I was mingling with them pre-ceremony. That also added to the awesomeness because I didn't have to reveal my dress before the actual ceremony since I was already wearing it from the location shots with the photographer beforehand. A dress well worth protecting, amirite? Photo by Clarzzique Let us know if you're planning to use the trash bag bathroom trick… or if you're planning to sport it out and about, too! Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Chelsea & Jesse's The Big Lebowski-themed wedding NEXT Channel your inner forest nymph with rustic, nature-inspired rings from Turtle Love Show/Hide comments [ 4 ] Love this! So smart and funny! Reply Great idea! This would be ingenious for rainy days as well. An umbrella/jacket would keep your upper half dry, but a trash bag could help protect the rest of your outfit. Reply I did this for my bridal portrait! My dress was tulle so it didn't wrinkle. I used a clear bag. My dress wouldn't zip without serious help, so there is a picture of me being zipped up whilst wearing said giant trashbag. Full of win. Reply I'm planning on doing this for my first look photos on a hike! Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.