London: On Dec 18 a new Guinness World Record has been set for the world’s longest wedding dress train, measuring over 8,095 m (26,559.71 ft) long.
According to the Guinness World Record website, the white lace dress is almost long enough to cover the Mount Everest
A construction company called Dynamic Projects spent almost 2 months and with the help of 15 Volunteers who had stitched individual pieces of the train sewing them all together to form a whole.
The team has not only used the new cloth for making the gown but they have also incorporated part of the previous record-breaking garment that measured 1,203.9 meters.The wedding dress was unveiled in Caudry, a French town which is famous for its production of lace, 11 years after the Guinness World Records title was first set there.
The measuring was overseen by professional surveyor Christophe Dumont of French surveying firm Cabinet Caron- Briffaut and the certificate of Guinness World Records were been presented to the company by adjudicator Rob Molloy.
Afterwards, the wedding dress train was cut into segments and sold, and all the money was donated to charities.
The event raised money for non-profit organizations such as the French Muscular Dystrophy Association. Picture of the world’s longest wedding dress was posted on the Twitter page of Guinness World Records, with the caption, “Breaking: World’s longest wedding dress train could almost cover Mount Everest.” The original train that had been manufactured for their previous successful attempt in 2006 was also incorporated by the team.