The nuptials of the weekend's other showbusiness couples were kept top secret before the celebrity magazines hit the stands next week. Turning their backs on the media attention they often seek, the brides went to extraordinary lengths to avoid being photographed in their gowns. Glamour girl Jordan tied the knot in an extravagant wedding to Peter Andre in the refined surroundings of Highclere Castle in Newbury, Berkshire. Get Me Out Of Here! Helicopters and police bolstered the operation, which kept both wellwishers and scores of media at bay.
The happy couple had invited people to witness their fairytale wedding, which was reported to include Jordan being taken to the ceremony in a pink Cinderella-style horse-drawn carriage in the shape of a large pumpkin. Guests were said to have eaten lobster and Foie Gras, and the waiters are said to be opera singers who suddenly break into song during the reception.
Following in the footsteps of Jordan, the couple signed a deal with a glossy magazine and details of the ceremony were kept a closely-guarded secret. Jodie Kidd's wedding to Internet entrepreneur Aidan Butler at a 16th-century church in Twineham, West Sussex, was also largely kept under wraps. Kidd arrived in the back of a black car and covered in a sheet making it almost impossible for on-lookers to grab a glimpse of her dress as she was ushered in for the ceremony. But yesterday she was shielded from media attention by a bodyguard wielding strategically placed umbrellas to block the view of photographers as she left her wedding.
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No comments have so far been submitted. Why not be the first to send us your thoughts, or debate this issue live on our message boards. A tale of two weddings The Duchess of Cornwall's son Tom Parker Bowles has married fiancee Sara Buys - while four other famous couples - including showbiz couple Jordan and Peter Andre - also got hitched. Eton-educated Tom, now a food writer, is also Charles's godson.
Each had sold the exclusive rights to their ceremonies to celebrity magazines. Pink pumpkin Glamour girl Jordan tied the knot in an extravagant wedding to Peter Andre in the refined surroundings of Highclere Castle in Newbury, Berkshire. Share or comment on this article:.
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Inside the Trend of Two Weddings (Because One Is Apparently Not Enough)
It last happened around the time of the Brexit referendum, but now Ryanair planes are voted the filthiest in the UK with passengers forced to endure soiled seats and greasy Mortgages rates hit a record low with five-year fixed rates below 1. Nigel Farage faces mounting pressure to stand down as his backers warn that the Brexit Party's surging Biesiada, who works in finance at the same videogame publisher, bought one dress for both ceremonies, as did her bridesmaids.
Bean says, when several bridesmaids jumped into a pool in their dresses. A dry cleaner came to the rescue.
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Nearly a third of all engagements take place from Thanksgiving to New Year's, according to Brian Beitler, chief marketing officer at David's Bridal. As a result, the wedding industry refers to the January-to-March period as "Bridal Christmas," the busy season when brides kick off their wedding plans by going dress shopping. Beitler says the retailer sees brides who throw two weddings so that their wedding day coincides with a special date that falls in the middle of the week, with a second wedding on a weekend. The chain says this year it is seeing brides interested in a wedding on Tuesday, Nov.
Megan McRee and her husband, Jimmy, wanted to get married on Dec. So Ms. McRee, a year-old who lives outside Austin, Texas, scheduled her larger wedding for the following Saturday, Dec. McRee says. Couples with two weddings should anticipate the questions they are likely to hear from a guest or two about which is the "real" wedding, says TheKnot. By "real," some people may mean the wedding that is legally binding; others mean the one with more religious or cultural significance. Christie Osborne, 38, and her husband, Dustin, 37, had more than two months between their two weddings in , one in California to accommodate his family on the West Coast and the other in North Carolina for her East Coast family.
After the first wedding, where they were legally married, Ms. Osborne updated her Facebook status to "married. Osborne, a wedding blogger in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. She recalls thinking, "Are they not going to feel like it's a real wedding because we're married? Similar concerns arose over the wording of the invitations.
Like many brides with two weddings, Ms. Osborne opted to send different invitations for each event. She struggled with the wording of the second set, because she and her husband were already married. Osborne said. The couple mulled several options and settled on, "Please join Christie and Dustin as they celebrate their marriage. Couples who have two weddings for cultural reasons have the added challenge of understanding the rituals of another culture.
Austin O'Brion, 26, decided before proposing to his wife, Mai, 34, that they would have two weddings, one a banquet following the customs of the Southeast Asian Hmong people and the other a traditional American wedding. O'Brion, who works in marketing and lives in St. Paul, Minn.
The O'Brions struggled over the guest list, as many couples with two weddings do, deciding who should be at which wedding. Most guests were invited to only one ceremony, but immediate family and bridal party were invited to both. The O'Brions decided to have both weddings in Minnesota and scheduled them just one week apart, hoping to minimize travel.
In between, they also had their bachelor and bachelorette parties. If they were to do it all over, both bride and the groom said they would have spaced the two events out with more time between them.
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