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Six years ago, a TODAY show camera caught a chance encounter between two strangers as they met for the first time outside on the plaza.
But in a fairy tale-like series of events, the pair — Jennifer Mendez and Lane Stowe — went from strangers to lovebirds, and today they made a trip back to where it all started to tie the knot.
In preparation for the wedding ceremony, our Ambush Makeover team, hairstylist Louis Licari and fashion guru Jill Martin, decided to give the bride and her daughter beautiful new looks.
"I'm feeling a little bit like I'm in someone else's life," Mendez told Jill before the makeover began. "It's been a lot of fun, and I'm waiting and ready to be a princess!"
And our team of stylists certainly delivered!
Mendez loved her softer hair color and the simple, yet glamorous cut from the styling team.
The bride looked radiant in the white, lacy dress she selected for her big day — an elegant gown perfectly complemented by her bright makeup.
Daughter Katy Mendez (and maid of honor!) was up next to receive her wedding day transformation.
"So many emotions going through my brain," the 23-year-old said ahead of her makeover, "but my mom's even more emotional, so I'm here for her support."
"Ohhh I love the hair," she exclaimed, upon seeing her soft, wavy tresses in the full-length mirror on set.
The young woman stunned in a gorgeous, light-pink dress with an asymmetrical neckline and matching heels, picked out by her mother.
Princess-like looks ... perfect for a fairy tale wedding day!