Melbourne couple whose wedding was cancelled AGAIN selling flowers for
Melbourne couple whose wedding was cancelled AGAIN thanks to Victoria’s Covid lockdown resort to selling their flowers for $10 a bunch from the boot of their carMaree Piacente and Kevin Magrin were to get married in Melbourne on SaturdaySeven day lockdown inVictoria saw their big day cancelled for the second timeThey were forced to postpone their nuptials in last May due to Covid lockdownBy Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:55 EDT, 28 May 2021 Updated: 07:10 EDT, 28 May 2021
A couple whose wedding was postponed this weekend due to theseven day lockdown in Victoria have resorted to selling flowers from their big day out of their car boot.
Maree Piacente was due to walk down the aisle and marry Kevin Magrinon Saturday but had to cancel again as the state desperately attempts to contain its womens hermes belt replica
The couple,who live in Pascoe Vale in Melbourne’s north, couldn’t believe their misfortune, with their original wedding date in May last year also a non event due to the pandemic.
They were unable to cancel their flowers a selection of peonies, roses, carnations and snapdragons ahead of this weekend and were spotted offloading them for $10 a bunch on Thursday night beforelockdown started at 11.59pm.
Kevin Magrin (pictured) was due to get married on Saturday but the lockdown in Victoria saw his big day cancelled again (pictured, flowers from the wedding he was selling for $10 pre lockdown)
Kevin Margin (left) was due to marry his partner Maree Piacente ( right) it is the second time Covid lockdowns have ruined their big day
‘We didn’t want all these flowers to go to waste,’ Ms Piacente told the ‘I thought I would feel worse, but honestly it made me happy to see how many people were happy to be buying flowers for their wife or girlfriend or partner.’
Mr Magrin, 29, said those passing by were sympathetic of their unique situation, with the couple again forced to put a hold on their wedding celebrations.
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The couple acknowledged Covid needs to be ‘nipped in the bud’ and are hoping for a third time lucky on their new date, which will be before the end of 2021.
After getting engaged in June of 2018, they now plan to spend their ‘wedding night’ with a bottle of champagne on their couch at home.
As of 11:59pm on Thursday night, Victorians are only allowed to leave home to shop for food and essential items, to provide or receive care, for exercise, work or study, or to get vaccinated.
The frustrated couple said plenty of people were sympathetic they hope to wed later on this year in Melbourne
People getting vaccinated at a Melbourne hub on Friday, May 28 after the state began a seven day lockdown
People must observe a 5km travel limit for exercise and shopping and wear masks both indoors and outdoors. All non essential retail is closed, while cafes and restaurants can offer takeaway.