Some wedding dresses are destined to be used one day and perhaps become a statement piece, or else sit on display - or stay tucked quietly in storage. When one grandmother no longer needed her wedding dress from the 1960s, she put it in the basement. Remarkably, it was in good condition to see use again. 23-year-old Allie Livingwater, said yes to 27-year-old Timothy, and the two both said \u201cI do\u201d during a September 25 wedding. The venue was the quaint and scenic setting of Turners Falls, Massachusetts, and the bride\u2019s dress was an elegant tribute to her grandmother. A 1960s wedding dress shines in the spotlight once again The wedding dress last worn by Ann Cooke in the 1960s for her own wedding \/ Allie Livingwater on Facebook \u201cShe stored it in an old bag,\u201d Allie said of her grandmother, Anne Cook, 88, whose wedding dress she wore, \u201cbecause she didn't think it was anything 'special.' But to me, it was.\u201d The wedding dress was last worn in the 1960s when Anne married the man who would be her husband for 38 years before he passed away. RELATED: 70 Years After She Was Married, Woman Finally Wears Wedding Dress Of Her Dreams Despite the passage of time and staying in a basement for so long, when Allie unearthed the garment, it fit her exactly. \u201cMy grandma couldn't believe she was the same size as me,\u201d Allie shared. \u201cI definitely think the dress has brought us even closer together.\u201d Doubly so, since Allie did not get to meet her grandfather, so this was a sentimental connection for that relationship too. Past and present meet and forge the future Allie\u2019s family was tearful seeing their loved one wearing this treasure from such a happy occasion years past. Her father, 57-year-old George Cooke, \u201cwas over the moon as his mum had worn the dress to marry his dad.\u201d As for Ann herself, Allie recalled, \u201cShe was tearing up when she saw me for the first time on my big day.\u201d She called the whole experience \u201can incredible moment that I will treasure forever\u201d thanks to her heartfelt \u201csomething borrowed,\u201d which everyone complimented her on repeatedly, and not just for how the dress looked, though it did cast an impressive silhouette after only a basic cleaning. Guests also learned about the history behind the 60-year-old dress and \u201cthought it was a lovely gesture.\u201d Do you have sentimental treasures from older relatives? The dress needed only a light cleaning \/ Allie Livingwater on Facebook RELATED: Family Says Woman\u2019s Plan To Keep Future Wedding Dress Is \u201cSelfish\u201d \u2014 Do You Agree?