08/02/2013 04:59 pm ET Updated Oct 02, 2013

12 Gorgeous Trash-the-Dress Photos

One of our favorite trends in destination weddings? When couples opt for the post-wedding "Trash the Dress" photo session.

We've seen newlyweds jumping off cliffs, climbing trees, dousing themselves with paint -- even parasailing. And with the most recent controversy over the bride who set her dress on fire to get a dramatic photo, it seems to be a trend that's, well, spreading like wildfire. (Sorry, we had to.)

Check out these lovely trash-the-dress moments from some of our favorite real weddings.

12 Gorgeous Trash-the-Dress Photos
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