On Saturday, Pippa Middleton and financier James Matthews tied the knot in a stunning private ceremony.Pippa’s royal nephews, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, served as bridesmaid and page boy filling the ceremony with a royal charm.
Pippa Midleton ties the knot in a stunning wedding
Kate Middleton’s younger sister, might not be a part of the royal family, but her wedding was definitely a dream come true.James Matthews and Pippa Midleton said their “I dos” ” at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, which is just seven miles from the Middleton family home in Bucklebury.
Guests were greeted by best man Spencer Matthews and ushers, who were wearing suits with dusty pink ties. The groom also greeted guests at the entrance to the church. He appeared relaxed and at one stage, he shared a joke with his younger brother.
Pippa mesmerized the guests with a custom made white Giles Deacon gown with capped sleeves, a corseted bodice, draped front, and heart-shaped detail in the back. She arrived in a vintage Jaguar to enter the church on the arm of her father.
The bride remained silent about the dress and on the big day unveiled the work of Deacon who has dressed some of the biggest Hollywood stars, including Cate Blanchett, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kate Hudson.
“It was a privilege to show the craftsmanship that my team produces in London and a real testament to Pippa’s support of British fashion,” he said.
The bride completed the look with a veil crafted by milliner Stephen Jones, a Maidenhair Fern tiara and matching hairpiece from Robinson Pelham.
Two little royals stole the show
Princess Charlotte and Prince George joined the bridal party as an adorable bridesmaid and page boy.The Duchess of Cambridge didn’t serve as made of honor but took a supportive role helping the bride arrange her dress and supporting her sister.
Kate also made sure her kids, the mini royals, did their part in the wedding as page boy and bridesmaid.She looked stunning in a peach Alexander McQueen dress and Jane Taylor hat.
The Duchess of Cambridge let her sister shine on her big day, opting to avoid the crowds and press prior to the ceremony.Her husband, Prince Williams, was spotted with her brother Prince Harry outside the church a minutes before the ceremony.Other royal guests included Countess Philippa Hoyos, Lily French, Avia Horner, Casimir Tatos, Edward Sebire and William Ward.
Pippa and her hubby James were seen leaving the reception in a vintage convertible, just like Kate and William.The wedding party then moved to the Middleton family’s home in Bucklebury, Berkshire, Pippa’s hometown, for the reception.
Wedding guests partied in an enormous glass tent, which was shipped from Belgium, and royal-warrant-holding Peppers Marquees is installing it on the family’s property, which spans 18 acres.
In this love story, the second time is the charm
The younger Middleton sister was relatively unknown until she drawn attention in the royal wedding of Kate and Prince William. At the moment, rumors linking her to Prince Harry sparkled.She has written a book about entertaining and columns for Vanity Fair and has also worked for her parents’ company Party Pieces.
James manages a hedge fund and is a chief executive of Eden Rock Capital Management Group, which he established over 10 years ago.The couple first met in one of the most beautiful settings in the world – the stunning Caribbean island of St Barts. Pippa and hedge fund manager James first locked eyes at the luxury Eden Hotel
Despite meeting five years earlier it wasn’t until 2012 that they first dated.The lovebirds first dated in 2012 but went their separate ways as Pippa moved on with financier Nico Jackson.
In 2015, Nico and Pippa announced their split up and then love was in the air once again for Pippa and James as the couple is snapped back in St Barts on a romantic holiday.They even make their public debut at the Birkenbeiner Ski resort in Norway and look every inch the happy couple.
He proposed during a visit to the enchanting Lake District of northwest England. From that moment the called “wedding of the year” set in motion.
According to E! News, the couple headed to the Fench Alps for an unconventional honeymoon. After dealing with the stress of planning the wedding of the year, the air just wants to feel like the only two people in the world, according to a source.
The couple already booked a chalet and will spend their days hiking, biking, and skiing. Both Pippa and James share a love of sports. Last year, he joined her in a grueling 47 mile Otillo swim-run in Sweden.They even competed in the Birkebeiner ski race in Norway, which they finished in six hours.
Congratulations to the newlyweds!
Source: USA Today