These photo sessions are typically staged days, months or even years after the initial wedding, and involve a bride wearing her dress in unusual places or while doing offbeat things that result in a "trashed," or ruined, dress.
After several months or perhaps a good year's worth of wear and tear, the shoes are promptly trashed and replaced with something new.
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If the building's exterior is trashed, interior apartments probably won't be in good condition.
Having your gift returned is certainly better than letting it sit in the closet or be trashed.