Friends and ancestors bless with Jaya and Jacob McSharma afterwards their Fourth of July bells in 2014. Jaya wears the dress she alleged on TLC’s absoluteness television appearance “Say Yes to the Dress.” The adventure will air Friday at 8 p.m. on TLC.(Photo: Courtesy of Brandon O’Neal)
Jaya Sharma consistently absurd walking bottomward the alley on her bells day in a princess-style brawl clothes at a abbey in her hometown of Alexandria.
So aback that day accustomed aftermost year in July, Sharma and bedmate Jacob McGarry said their "I do's" at Emmanuel Baptist Abbey in city Alexandria. Months afore though, the helpmate had said "yes" to a dress not at all like what she had in mind.
The brace that now lives in Shreveport was alleged to arise on TLC's absoluteness television appearance "Say Yes to the Dress." They be will on Friday's adventure alleged "Sexy Sells" at 8 p.m. on TLC.
Sharma took the advancement of her sister and activated to be on the show. She heard aback from producers in a amount of hours, and they appointed her an arrangement at Kleinfield Conjugal in Manhattan in March 2014.
"I didn't necessarily apprehend to acquisition the dress that day," Sharma said.
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The six-hour chase did end with Sharma adage the abracadabra three-letter chat — yes — to a advancement not of a conjugal consultant, but of McGarry.
Sharma and McGarry — who are in the action of accurately alteration their names to McSharma, a aggregate of both of their aftermost names — did not originally plan to go dress arcade together.
"I absolutely aloof took him because I capital him to be on the TV show," Sharma said. "There's no way I capital to do it afterwards him."
McGarry was not abiding how abundant advice he would be, though.
At first, "all the dresses looked the aforementioned to me," McGarry said. "But I started to get an abstraction of what looks good."
The one that concluded up communicable his eye did not accommodated Sharma's expectations at first.
"I was like, 'My fiance is crazy,'" said Sharma, who had a change of affection afterwards aggravating it on.
The simple fit and blaze appearance was "basically the adverse of what I anticipation I would get," Sharma said, but it angry out to be "the one."
An added benefit to the couple's TV admission was affair appearance host and appearance artist Randy Fenoli, whom the brace abstruse additionally is from Central Louisiana.
"He was a lot of fun," McGarry said. "Of course, to be on TV you accept to accept activity and charisma, so he's aloof fun to be around."
"We talked a lot about Alexandria," Sharma said, "because that's area we're from."
(Photo: Courtesy of Brandon O’Neal)
Sharma wore the "Say Yes to the Dress" clothes during one of the couple's two ceremonies captivated on the Fourth of July. In the morning, they had a Hindu commemoration that reflected Sharma's Indian heritage, and she wore a red abstract Indian conjugal lehenga.
The acceptable American commemoration was captivated in the afternoon. Its highlights included the Kleinfeld dress and a appointment from some "Say Yes to the Dress" aggregation associates who flew in for the event.
"I anticipate it would accept been the absolute day anyway," Sharma said. "But aloof accepting that added action of alive we're activity to be on TV, it aloof fabricated it feel alike added alluring ... like a red carpeting day. I anticipate it fabricated it added agitative for anybody else, too."
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