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This is Ursa. She's a tomboy. She is designing very feminine wedding dresses, proving you don't have to be girly to design frilly things. You can be, but you don't have to be. The Wonder, Girl Project is one effort towards a new narrative. I want teens to see their future selves in these photos, to know that others are doing it (whatever that special 'it' is for them). Whether it be the petite pretty girl working on a whaler, or a grunge rocker dancing ballet, or a tomboy designing feminine wedding dresses. Instead of having to think outside of the box, removing the box altogether. My message to them is "Wonder, girl!" For as English Poet William Blake once wrote, "What is now proved was once only imagined."
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The Wonder, Girl Project
This is Ursa.  She's a tomboy.  She is designing very feminine wedding dresses, proving you don't have to be girly to design frilly things. You can be, but you don't have to be.  The Wonder, Girl Project is one effort towards a new narrative.  I want teens to see their future selves in these photos, to know that others are doing it (whatever that special 'it' is for them).  Whether it be the petite pretty girl working on a whaler, or a grunge rocker dancing ballet, or a tomboy designing feminine wedding dresses.  Instead of having to think outside of the box, removing the box altogether. My message to them is "Wonder, girl!"  For as English Poet William Blake once wrote, "What is now proved was once only imagined."<br />
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