Clare Crawley Reveals Her Wedding Dress Was Stolen

A bridal catastrophe. Upon getting back from trip with fiancé Ryan Dawkins, Clare Crawley realized her wedding ceremony costume was stolen — however she says it was destiny.

“I do know I at all times share this, however I’m deeply, deeply within the perception that all the things is meant to occur the way it’s speculated to occur, no matter if it seems good or it seems unhealthy or it’s what I need or not what I need. I belief to the depths of my soul that all the things is for a cause. And we would not know what that cause seems like proper now however it works out. So let me let you know what occurred,” the previous Bachelorette, 41, informed her Instagram Story viewers on Saturday, January 28.

She continued: “When Ryan and I acquired again from Hawaii in the beginning of this week, my automobile had been damaged into whereas we have been gone. And guess what was within the automobile? Bear in mind my wedding ceremony could be very quickly. My wedding ceremony costume was in my automobile! It was in there as a result of I used to be speculated to take it to get its final alteration and I wished to remind myself to not overlook it.”

Sadly, a burglar snatched the bridal robe earlier than she returned. The theft annoyed and upset the previous Bachelor contestant, particularly since her huge day is correct across the nook.

“Within the second, was like ‘Ughhhhh, what do I do?’ And I believed, ‘It’s OK. It’s concerning the second and what we’re celebrating. I can put on something, and I’ll be glad that we’re there.’ So, I went to go decide up my veil … and I used to be speaking to the proprietor and he or she was the sweetest factor in the entire world. I simply informed her, ‘Forgive me proper now. That is what simply occurred.’”

The bridal store proprietor changed into Crawley’s fairy godmother and located the proper substitute. “Mainly, inside three days, I acquired a brand-new costume altered, pressed, fully altered once more in one of the simplest ways, like much more becoming. Seems, that was the marriage costume that was on my Pinterest board three years in the past. It’s the costume of my desires,” Crawley gushed.

“I do must say it’s all due to the proprietor, Rae. She truly picked the costume out and was like, ‘Right here put on this one.’ And I used to be like, ‘OK I’ll put on something!’ And it actually seems the place — it’s gonna make me cry,” the California mentioned as her eyes began to water up. “It’s probably the most stunning costume and it’s higher than I may have imagined. So, [I’m] nonetheless crying glad tears however all the things works out the way it’s speculated to work out — and generally even higher. Even within the second the place it seems like one thing not good, I feel it seems higher. It seems the way it’s speculated to end up.”

With the substitute of her robe, she has “one thing new.” She additionally confirmed off her “one thing borrowed” and “one thing blue” on Saturday. She’ll put on a pair of diamond earrings which can be on mortgage, and her handkerchief is embroidered with the phrase “Pleased Tears” in blue thread.

“How cute is that handkerchief? I’m not gonna lie. Once I opened that up, I bawled my eyes out,” the hairdresser mentioned by way of Instagram Story on Saturday. “I really feel like I’m simply tremendous emotional now as a result of we’re getting married quickly and it really is all the things I’ve ever dreamed of and higher. And higher. So I’m simply so excited.”

Crawley and Dawkins quietly started courting in 2021 however solely took their relationship public in September 2022, one month earlier than the Mascot Sports activities CEO proposed.