I find the authors take on being called exotic interesting. I feel like she is perceiving that in a negative way because of one person's opinion in a book she read.
For a man who "wasn’t really into marriage", he looks ecstatically happy 😊 You both look amazing, and those photos are stunning. Not only because of the gorgeous backdrop, but because of your beautiful beaming smiles. So wonderful that you found a dress that made you feel so good after a disappointing start.
I love how they think they have control over fashion. You can only buy what is available. Fashion is constantly changing. The outfits they are wearing in the "When Gen Z shame you for wearing skinny jeans" video, is pretty much exactly the same as what we wore in the early 90s.