René Gruau was an italian illustrator that collaborated with Dior, Givenchy, Lanvin, and several important magazines, that revolutionized not only the fashion industry but also the art world with his extremely elegant and pure work.
"Who gives this woman to marry this man?" And my dad answered, "She comes of her own accord, with the full support of her mother and me." I loved how independent that sounded, while still honoring tradition and family. What a perfect thing to say.