Brett Young Reveals He Will ‘100 Percent’ Cry at His Upcoming Wedding to Taylor Mills

Brett Young can’t wait for his November wedding to fiancée Taylor Mills.

“She’s the must-have,” the country star, 37, tells PEOPLE Now when asked about what requests he’s made for his upcoming black tie Southern California nuptials.

“We wanted the location to be somewhere where both of our families could make it. When your grandparents get older, you want to make sure that they can be there. We wanted somewhere warm and have our whole family there,” adds Young, who proposed to Mills, 31, in February with a custom ring he designed featuring their initials.

As for the moment that will make him break into tears, the “Mercy” singer reveals he gets emotional whenever he imagines his partner of 10 years walking down the aisle.

“One hundred percent — I cry when I think about it,” Young says. “You’ve heard my music; I’m a mess!”

RELATED: Brett Young Is Engaged to Taylor Mills: All the Details on His Romantic Proposal

While the wedding is just weeks away, the couple has been thinking about kids in their future. “The older I get the number gets smaller,” Young tells PEOPLE, admitting he originally wanted four kids. “I think two or three though, God willing.”

Ahead of his wedding, the crooner has been touring with Thomas Rhett on the Life Changes Tour.

“They’re cool and awesome as people and a family as social media projects,” Young says of the musician and his wife Lauren Akins. “He’s been great to learn from not only on stage but off stage — the person that he is and how he runs his camp and the way that trickles down and affects an opener, in my case. He’s a good dude — what you see is what you get.”

WATCH: Brett Young on Thomas Rhett and Family: ‘They’re as Cool as Social Media Projects’


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RELATED: Brett Young Says a Tim McGraw Song Inspired Him to Get Into Country: ‘I Kinda Fell in Love with the Story’

Along with traveling on the road and learning from Thomas Rhett, Young reveals another country icon who inspired his love for music.

“I started listening to country in the early ’90s. I heard Tim McGraw‘s ‘Don’t Take the Girl’ and I fell in love with the story,” he recalls. “Then the more I listened to country, the more I learned country music is all about the story. I’ve been a nerdy country music fan ever since.”

Young’s sophomore album, Ticket to L.A., is scheduled for a Dec. 7 release.


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Where Do You Draw the Line Between Wedding Wear and Office Wear?

Where do you draw the line between wedding wear and office wear?I was looking at a major department store’s “Wear to Work” dresses and found myself negging rejecting half of the dresses because they looked like wedding wear to me instead of workwear. And it occurs to me: this topic comes up a TON — what is cocktail attire, what is office attire, what is wedding attire — and do any pieces straddle the line so successfully that you can honestly wear them to multiple situations? I’m not going to pretend to be innocent, either, as I’m sure many readers will note — sometimes we’ve made some workwear recommendations a little too closer to the “wedding wear” line. Still: what are your thoughts? Where do YOU draw the line between wedding wear and office wear?

For my $ .02, from my own personal experience and everything I’ve learned in doing the blog, this is my sense of the line between wedding wear and office wear:

NOT Office Wear:

  • stiff crepe / polyester fabric that has a sound to it
  • too short, too tight, too low-cut
  • Anything shiny (I’d make a slight exception for shimmery thread details in a tweed jacket, but that’s me)
  • Anything involving tulle

QUESTIONABLE Office Wear (Probably Closer to Wedding Wear):

All of these things come down to “know your office,” but if a specific dress or outfit ticks off two or more of these categories below (or above) the default answer is a no…

  • mesh or lace details, particularly in “flirty” spots on the dress, like a slit, cutout, neck detail, or overlay
  • super girly colors like hot pink (for this one in particular I think the “two factors or more” consideration is important — there are lots of pink dresses that are just fine for the office and are probably NOT festive enough for a wedding)
  • Jacquard or other unusual fabrics for work
  • Cutouts (I like them sometimes but I know many readers do not — I think the question comes down to whether you can wear a regular bra with the dress or if you need a “special bra”)
  • Jumpsuits – know your office

How to Turn Office Wear Into Wedding Wear:

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again — sometimes it’s better to just get different outfits for different purposes. Still, if you’re trying to get more costs per wear out of an item, you’re traveling and trying to make a limited wardrobe work, or you’re gaining or losing weight and don’t want to buy or borrow something your current size…

  • Add sandals in summer — particularly metallic or shiny patent leather sandals
  • Add sheer black hose / fancy shoes (think sparkly or a fun texture you wouldn’t wear to work)
  • Add blingy jewelry
  • Add a sheer, shimmery, or festive wrap
  • Remove any office trappings – for me this would be my Apple Watch; you might also be sure to switch your bag from a big tote or shoulder bag to a smaller clutch or going-out bag
  • Switch to party makeup (even if you’re just doing desk to dinner makeup)

Readers, what are your thoughts? Where do you draw the line between office wear and wedding wear? Do you regularly buy dresses or outfits hoping to be able to wear them to work and for dates, cocktail parties, weddings and more? 

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Justin Bieber’s Mom Posts Second Cryptic Tweet After His Courthouse Wedding to Hailey Baldwin

Keeping the faith. Pattie Mallette posted a second cryptic tweet in the wake of her son Justin Bieber’s courthouse wedding to Hailey Baldwin.

“Haters gonna hate,” the pop star’s mom, 43, tweeted on Sunday, September 16.

While it was unclear exactly what the Canadian author was referencing, a source confirmed to Us Weekly that the “Baby” singer, 24, and Baldwin, 21, were legally wed at the courthouse two days prior, on Friday, September 14. Multiple outlets also confirmed the news.

The Drop the Mic host denied that she was married at the time with a since-deleted tweet. “I understand where the speculation is coming from, but I’m not married yet!” the model tweeted on Friday.

As the source explained to Us, “[Justin and Hailey] got legally married, but she believes marriage between God is the real thing.”

According to an eyewitness at the court clerk’s office, the couple entered through a back door with the model in a short white dress and the singer wearing a “very baggy striped shirt and black pants,” after which they were taken into a private office toward the back of the building for privacy. “Hailey was glowing and Justin had his hand wrapped tightly around hers,” the eyewitness said.

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Following the news on Friday, Mallette posted a separate cryptic tweet. “Love is unconditional,” she wrote.

The pop star proposed to Baldwin on July 7 at a Bahamas resort. The pair, who dated from 2015 to 2016, had rekindled their relationship just one month prior.

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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Poke Fun at Each Other in Hilarious Wedding Anniversary Posts

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have hit a marriage milestone!

The couple, who have been together for 12 years, celebrated their five year wedding anniversary on Friday. For the occasion, Legend and Teigen each shared sweet Instagram posts to each other — but not without some of their usual jokester antics.

“12 years ago today, I met the man of my dreams. And 5 years ago today, we got married,” wrote Teigen, alongside a professional shot of the couple kissing at their Lake Como, Italy wedding. “We have two babies and some pups and a life I am grateful to have. My everything, I love you and am so proud of the story we’ve created.”

To finish the post, the Cravings author jokingly called out her husband for stealing her thunder.

“But you are an a—— for releasing your @nbcthevoice news on my target launch day for real,” Teigen wrote, referring to the news that Legend was joining NBC’s The Voice as a judge for season 16. The announcement ironically came on the same day that Teigen revealed that she was partnering with Target for a kitchen line.

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Responding to his wife’s jokingly spiteful banter, Legend posted his own Instagram post in honor of their anniversary.

“What can I say on a day like today?” the dad-of-two began the post, alongside a photo of him and Teigen in formal attire sitting cheek-to-cheek on the floor.

He also included a second photo to the loving message, which was a selfie taken by the musician, featuring Teigen in a red jumpsuit and a smiling baby Luna.

“I could talk about the 12 beautiful years I’ve known you. I could talk about the 5 years of wedded bliss, the 2 wonderful children we’ve brought into this world,” Legend continued, referencing the couple’s two-year-old daughter, Luna Simone, and son Miles Theodore, who is almost four months old.

“But I feel the urge to say something far more important,” the “All of Me” singer continued. “I LOVE your new kitchenware line at @Target. I can’t wait for it to come out on September 30th.”

Legend then went on to highlight his wife’s other recent accomplishment: “Did I mention that your Cravings Cookbook is coming out Tuesday? Because it’s coming out Tuesday,” he wrote before finishing with a sweet final message of, “I love you, baby.”

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Since getting married in 2013, the couple has been very candid about their relationship and intimacy.

Following the birth of their second child, Teigen revealed that while they still find each other incredibly attractive, sometimes they’re just too exhausted between work and parenting two kids to find time for sex.

“It doesn’t matter who you are — even if you’re a sexy R&B crooner or an ex-swimsuit model, you’re just tired,” Teigen told Women’s Health for their October cover story.

Added the Lip Sync Battle co-host: “We still have that passion for each other, but are we doing it randomly in a dressing room? No!” she exclaimed, before adding that she felt confident they would “get back into it again.”

Still, there is one surefire way to get both parents feeling in a frisky mood. “It is funny,” she added. “If he performs somewhere, and I go, I’m like, ‘Oh he’s sexy.’”

Teigen explained that in those situations, “We’ll probably have sex that night.”


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Denise Richards Marries ‘Love of My Life’ Aaron Phypers in Intimate Malibu Wedding

Surprise! Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers got married just two days after PEOPLE exclusively announced their engagement.

The whirlwind wedding took place Saturday in Malibu, with the bride and groom’s closest family and friends in attendance.

Next season, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will include footage of the wedding, some of which Bravo released Saturday.

“Hi, I’m Denise Richards, and yep, the rumors are true: This is my husband Aaron, and we just got married,” said the actress, 47, who joined RHOBH for the show’s upcoming ninth season.

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Richards beamed as he added, “We’re married. Love you, baby.”

Then the couple leaned in for a kiss in front of a large floral arrangement and the ocean.

“I am so happy to officially be married to the love of my life,” Richards told Bravo’s The Daily Dish of the nuptials. “I can’t wait for everyone to go on this incredible journey with me this season on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It has been a wild ride so far!”

RELATED: Charlie Sheen Weighs in on Whether He’ll Appear on RHOBH with Ex Denise Richards 

“Denise and Aaron just want a small group of people to be at the wedding, really just their inner circle,” a source told PEOPLE after the engagement. “They’ve both done this before and this time just want to exchange vows in front of the people who are most important.”

The couple began dating in December 2017. Phypers finalized his divorce from Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan last month — two years after they separated following just six months of marriage.

Richards was married to Charlie Sheen from 2002-06, and they share two daughters: Sam, 14, and Lola, 13. (She is also mom to daughter Eloise, 7.)

RELATED: Brandi Glanville on Denise Richards Joining RHOBH: ‘I Look Forward to Seeing the Naughty Side’

In recent weeks, the Wild Things actress has been photographed filming the Bravo reality show, which is expected to premiere before the end of the year.

“She and Aaron are extremely happy, and he’s definitely game with her on-camera persona,” the source said. “He’s on board with the drama that the show might bring, and Denise is a total pro with this. She’s done it before and knows how to navigate life on and off camera even when the show gets blurred with reality. He seems to care for her in a real way and is up for whatever she throws at him and vice versa. They’re a good team.”


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Denise Richards Invited Ex Charlie Sheen to Aaron Phypers Wedding

Talk about friendly exes! Denise Richards invited her former husband, Charlie Sheen, to her upcoming wedding to fiancé Aaron Phypers, a source tells Us Weekly exclusively.

“[She] is telling friends that she is expecting him to attend,” the insider says.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 47, was married to the Two and a Half Men alum, 53, from 2002 to 2006. They share two daughters: Sam, 14, and Lola, 13. (She is also the mom of daughter Eloise, 7, whom she adopted in 2011.)

The news comes one month after Sheen claimed that he can no longer afford his child support payments to Richards and his third ex-wife, Brooke Mueller. He said in court documents obtained by Us, “I have been unable to find steady work, and have been blacklisted from many aspects of the entertainment industry. All of this has resulted in a significant reduction in my earnings.”

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Despite the drama, the Wild Things actress has had plenty to celebrate. Us confirmed on Thursday, September 6, that she is engaged to Phypers. The couple, who were first spotted together in September 2017, are set to tie the knot in Malibu on Saturday, September 8.

“She is very much in love with Aaron,” the source tells Us. “He is absolutely devoted to her and her three daughters.”

Phypers was previously married to Nicollette Sheridan. The Desperate Housewives alum, 54, filed for divorce in June 2016 after just six months, and the case was finalized this August.

Richards and Phypers have an interesting connection in the RHOBH cast, which she joined in August for the Bravo reality series’ upcoming ninth season. His ex-wife Sheridan’s first husband, Harry Hamlin, is married to cast member Lisa Rinna.

With reporting by Jen Heger

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Chiara Ferragni Earned Her Wedding Dress Designer More Media Value Than Meghan Markle Did

Chiara Ferragni has earned her perch at the top of the influencer food chain, and the proof of her worth is in the numbers. The 31-year-old, who started her blog The Blonde Salad in the fall of 2009, has amassed 14.6 million Instagram followers to date; in addition to her impressive list of …

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When they meet on their way to a destination wedding, Frank (Keanu Reeves) and Lindsay (Winona Ryder) instantly realize they hate each other. But as they're continually thrown together, and become more and more miserable and unpleasant, they also slowly come to concede that they may have a lot more in common than they could have anticipated.

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How to choose a wedding make-up artist according to a pro MUA

The four fail-safe tips you need to get it right

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While some brides prefer to do their own make-up, the majority will rely on a wedding make-up artist for their big day.

But with so many out there, there’s almost too much choice and it can be hard to navigate the sea of make-up artists to find the perfect one to suit your taste and what you have in mind for your big day. (Plus, they’ve got to know what they’re doing.)

Weddings are a massive milestone event, so it’s essential that you choose right – that’s why we sought out the best of the best to advise you on the matter.

Below Amy Conway, Bobbi Brown PRO Artist, shares her top four tips for picking out that all important bridal MUA. Whatever your wedding budget, these are the secrets to success…

Do your research

‘When it comes to choosing your wedding make-up artist, find a style that you love. All make-up artists have that signature style, whether it’s glowing skin or stand out eyes, so meet with a make-up artist who creates the looks you love and reflects your own individual style.’

It’s totally acceptable to Instagram stalk!

‘Nowadays, Instagram can be a portfolio for make-up artists so you can see their previous bridal work. If you’re scrolling and just loving everything you see – meet with them! You can also use this as a tool to pick out your favourite looks that the make-up artist has created.’

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Calm is key

‘Go for someone that makes you feel calm, it’s a great trait to look out for when choosing your makeup artist. They would have played a part in a wedding morning many times before, so their job is to not only make you feel and look amazing, but to also keep you calm while they have you in their hot seat.

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‘I’ve had many brides through recommendations, but what’s beautiful about it is that you get to know their families and friendship circles well.

For a bride, it feels like you know that make-up artist a little more too, which just allows you to be comfortable with them and will make the wedding morning go even more smoothly.’

With these tips under your belt, you’re sure to find your perfect professional make-up match.

Bobbi Brown Bridal Week is taking place 22nd-29th September across their standalone studios, combining master classes, treats and exclusive bridal partnerships in-store. For more info head to bobbibrown.co.uk/pro-team-events

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The Most Extravagant, Instagram-Worthy Moments at #TheFerragnez Wedding

The veritable king and queen of Instagram, Chiara “The Blonde Salad Never Stops” Ferragni and Fedez, the premiere Supreme collector in all of Italy who is also a musician, tied the knot with the wedding of the century — or at least of the digital age — in Noto, Italy on Saturday. The …

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Chiara Ferragni’s Wedding Dress Unveiled

THEY DO: Chiara Ferragni: Italian, blonde, influencer, entrepreneur, mother and, now, wife.
The personality behind The Blonde Salad digital platform and the Chiara Ferragni Collection footwear and accessories label married Italian singer Federico Lucia, better known as Fedez, in a civil ceremony in Noto, Sicily, on Saturday.
As reported, Ferragni’s wedding dress was specially designed by Dior’s artistic director of women’s collections Maria Grazia Chiuri, who also attended the ceremony.
The white Dior haute couture style featured a long-sleeved crochet lace top juxtaposed with a tulle skirt embellished with a thin ribbon belt. A long white veil and white, Dior sling-back pointy shoes completed the ensemble. Ferragni’s hair was styled in a simple updo while her makeup was kept natural to emphasize her blue eyes.

The groom opted for a Versace outfit, comprising a black suit and white shirt, with no tie but only golden Medusa cufflinks and a gold watch as accessories.
The six bridesmaids, who included Ferragni’s sisters Valentina and Francesca, donned sustainable custom-made Alberta Ferretti gowns. Offered in two variations, one featuring a deep V neckline and another with a sweetheart neckline, the pink silk georgette pleated style with lace inlays was developed in collaboration with Livia Firth’s brand consultancy Eco-Age, according to

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Buying wedding dresses online: More brides are leaving physical stores at the altar

With gowns and alterations averaging $ 1,509 per bride in 2017, according to wedding site TheKnot.com, Thornally said she needed a "practical" alternative because she is "drowning in student loan debt" and trying to avoid unnecessary expenses, USA Today reports
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Meghan Markle’s Givenchy Wedding Dress to Be Displayed at Windsor Castle

ROYAL FROCKS: Earlier in May, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made royal and fashion history. The Royal Collection, which houses the largest collection of noble artifacts, will launch a special exhibition titled “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” later this year where the couple’s wedding outfits will be on display.
The exhibition will be part of the Windsor Castle tour from Oct. 2018 to Jan. 2019. The outfits will then be displayed at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh from June to Oct. 2019.
The highlight on display will be the Givenchy Haute Couture dress Markle chose for her big day, created by British designer Clare Waight Keller. Cut with a bateau neckline, the minimalist, fuss-free design was made from an exclusive, double-bonded silk cady, developed by Waight Keller, and features a triple silk organza underskirt.
Markle’s silk tulle veil is hand-embroidered with floral embellishments that represent each of the Commonwealth countries — a reference to her and Prince Harry’s dedication to their new roles. The team of embroiderers spent over hundreds of hours crafting the veil, washing their hands every 30 minutes to keep the tulle and silk threads in pristine condition.
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The best winter wedding guest outfits in stores now

The perfect pieces to keep you looking fire, even at a winter wedding

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As the endless string of summer weddings comes to an end and the weather starts to cool off, it’ll soon be time to prep for a new round of winter nuptials. Figuring out how to look chic and not freeze to death in the blistering British cold isn’t an easy task however, but we’ve done a dig for our favourite winter wedding guest outfits that’ll help you stand out from the crowd.

Whether you’re looking for a sweeping maxi dress or a colour-blocked midi, we’ve tracked down something for every budget and sense of style below. Affordable high street pieces are the name of the game over at Topshop, ASOS and Mango and we’ve also included some luxury hard-hitters – just in case you ever get invited to a royal wedding. (A girl can dream.)

Sometimes, the type of wedding you’re going to might limit the kind of silhouette you can opt for. When it comes to traditional church weddings, it’s generally frowned upon to flaunt your shoulders or a little too much skin so unfortunately the spaghetti straps and bardot pieces are off the table. On the other hand, a black tie affair is a chance to really let your hair down and go for a truly dramatic piece so look to Rixo and Theory for help on this one.

Your clothes are just part of your outfit however and the right accessories can tip you into fashion queen territory. Show-stopping statement earrings or some on-trend shell jewellery can step up a minimal piece, while the right pair of high heels or flat shoes can make or break an outfit. And if you’re feeling really sartorial, why not cash in on one of the season’s biggest trends: extra mini handbags? Let’s be real – when else are you ever going to get a chance to wear them?

As far as keeping warm goes? Our fashion editor Lucia Debieux weighed in, saying, ‘A great blazer is key in colder months. It’s the one thing that will really pull your whole look together if you get it right.’

Here’s a few pieces to fall in love with below…

Elegant wedding guest dresses

Rixo is very much the fashion darling of the moment and their stunning midii dresses are a sure-fire winner. Beloved by the style set and our own fashion editor Penny Goldstone, the dress below makes the most of two popular prints this season: polka-dots and dark florals.

Rixo Camelia Multi Chalk Tulip Dress

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Maxi wedding guest dresses

A floor-sweeping maxi always makes a statement and we’re particularly feeling this wrapped Topshop piece. While the shirt collar gives it a more relaxed vibe, the length on this beauty takes it into fancier territory. Perfect for a more understated wedding, it’d look absolutely killer with a pair of faux croc heeled boots and a crimson lip.

Topshop Stripe Maxi Shirt Dress

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Petite wedding guest dresses

If you’re looking for a piece that you’re likely to wear again, this affordable pastel Zara jumpsuit dress is one of our favourites. We’re particular to a menswear-inspired outfit and this bubblegum outfit is hitting all the right notes, especially with the contrasting buttons.

Zara Blazer-Style Jumpsuit Dress

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Midi wedding guest dresses

We can’t get enough of yellow this season and this gorgeous piece by Svitlaya is only feeding our obsession. Perfect for that awkward period between autumn and blistering cold winter, this bright dress will bring the sunshine to every happy occasion.

Svitlaya Rose Midi Dress

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Timeless wedding suits perfect for civil ceremonies (or if you hate dresses)

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Wedding suits for women are having a moment. Again. We all know Bianca Jagger kicked off the trend back in 1971 when she married Mick in Saint Tropez.

She made headlines for her daring outfit choice, a white Yves Saint Laurent tuxedo jacket which she wore over a long bias-cut silk skirt. Instead of a veil, she chose a huge hat with decorated with flowers and a bit of tulle covering her face.

Fast forward a few decades, and the suit is officially back, thanks to a slew of fashion-forward celebrities like Millie Mackintosh and Emily Ratajkowski.

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For her civil ceremony in July 2018, Millie purposefully recreated Bianca’s look, by choosing an ivory draped wraparound top and matching trousers from under-the-radar French fashion brand Les Heroines. She too accessorised with a floppy hat.

Meanwhile, in February 2018, Emily shunned tradition altogether. She got married in secret to her love Sebastian Bear-McClard, and wore a mustard Zara suit, paired with a black hat. So rock ‘n’ roll.

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Wedding suits are ideal if you’re just not into dresses: they’re still chic enough for a special occasion, are timeless and you’ll be more likely to wear them again. You don’t even have to go for a white one: a pale blue or vintage yellow like Emily’s will age just as well.

With so many more weddings abroad, they’re also ideal for your civil ceremony, a more paired back options that will keep the focus on your second wedding outfit, usually a wedding dress.

As for how to style them, roll with your suit’s style. Wear a silk, flowing suit with a pair of statement gold earrings, a veiled hat and some platform sandals for a modern 70s throwback.

Opting for a tailored suit instead? Keep things minimal with a mum mule and delicate jewellery.

Shop my edit of the best wedding suits for women below.

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Fergie is apparently ‘very involved’ in planning Princess Eugenie’s wedding

Every girl needs her mother.

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There’s another royal wedding in the works this year and if Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s nuptials are anything to go by, it’s going to be a big deal. Princess Eugenie and her husband-to-be Jack Brooksbank will certainly have their work cut out for them planning the whole thing, but it turns out that Eugenie’s mother Sarah Ferguson (a.k.a. Fergie) has been lending a helping hand.

A palace source told PEOPLE, ‘Fergie is very involved.’

However, that’s not to say that Eugenie and Jack have been shirking their planning duties as they’ve reportedly been quite hands-on in the process.

The source continued, ‘It is very much Princess Eugenie and Jack’s day, and they are leading the planning.’

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The ceremony, which will be taking place later this October 12, will be held in St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle – the same place Prince Harry’s was held earlier this May. As with her cousin’s big do, Eugenie and Jack will follow the ceremony with a carriage ride through Windsor to greet the public before returning to the castle.

Although Meghan Markle now officially goes by her title the Duchess of Sussex, Jack vetoed the idea of a title and has chosen instead to keep things simple and stick to Mr. Brooksbank. Had he taken up the mantle, he would have been an Earl. While Eugenie currently goes by HRH Princess Eugenie of York, apparently she will be changing her title to HRH Princess Eugenie, Mrs Jack Brooksbank to reflect her husband’s decision.

If you couldn’t make it out to Windsor earlier this year for Meg and Harry’s wedding, there’s still a chance you could join Eugenie’s festivities by applying for a public ballot online. The royal personally invited the public on her Instagram account, where she wrote, ‘Jack and I are excited to be able to invite people to watch our wedding inside the Precinct of Windsor Castle.’

Apparently, 1,200 guests chosen at random will be allowed into the castle’s grounds to watch the arrival of the family and a live broadcast, as well as have a front row seat to the couple’s eventual carriage departure.

(And yes, we’ve already signed up.)

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Wedding hair: how to avoid looking like a basic bride

You won’t find a chignon here, friends

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I’m getting married in September and whilst there are some traditions that I’m sticking to – white dress, dad giving me away, throwing the bouquet – there are some things that I just don’t want. I don’t want a cake – no one really likes it and nobody looks back on a wedding and thinks, ‘my favourite part was when they cut a cake with a random sword.’ I don’t want to pose like a prat with my bridesmaids for clichéd wedding pictures. And I really, really don’t want basic bitch wedding hair.

Stay with me.

Every wedding magazine I pick up has image after image of women with the most boring, unimaginative hairstyles I’ve ever clapped eyes on. I’ve been scrolling through Instagram and groaning at the lack of really chic ‘dos’. And Pinterest isn’t any better.

Don’t get me wrong, I am fully aware that not every hair stylist in the land does these boring half-up-half-down-lets-shove-in-some-diamante wedding hair looks. But I am amazed at the seemingly utter lack of alternative choices. It’s as if people get engaged, start planning a wedding and all sense of style goes out the window.

When Prince Harry married Meghan Markle (or the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as we now know them), she had two looks on the day. The simple low bun, with a few rouge tendrils by Serge Normant, followed by a fun, loose up-do by George Northwood. Northwood’s more relaxed and – let’s be frank – cooler option was the one people got more excited about. He is the king of cool girl hair after all. That’s what I want. I want my wedding hair to look modern, yet smart and I’d really like to avoid looking basic.

So with less than two months to go, I decided that I needed to take things into my own hands. If I was going to segue past the traditional wedding hair, I needed to approach it in a different way.

I thought to myself, which hair salon is the antithesis of wedding hair? There was only one salon that came to mind: Bleach London.

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If you don’t know Bleach London – it’s a salon that specialises in colour. But bold colour. Co-founded by Alex Brownsell, who counts Harry Styles, Georgia May Jagger, Pixie Geldof and Cara Delevingne as clients, and Sam Teasdale, the salon has become the go-to spot in London for hair that’s a little bit different. What better place to visit when looking for alternative wedding hair do for your big day?!

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So off I went. I met Emma, the senior stylist, at their Dalston salon (they also have outposts in Soho and Brixton) and we started chatting about different looks. I explained that whilst I didn’t want to look boring, I also didn’t want to look back at pictures and think I’d taken a temporary leave of my senses with anything too wild. I’d chosen early on against wearing a veil, as I thought it made me look too angelic (a look that I very rarely associate with myself), and was considering a headpiece – as long as there was no sign of diamante detailing. I was pretty much open to trying a few different options and after showing her my dress (which I won’t post on here, obvs) we came up with three possible looks. In order not to go too left-field, we decided to take what’s mostly requested by bridal clients and update them. So in keeping with that, we went with the following: an updo, a headpiece and flowers.

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Ask anyone to describe ‘cool girl hair’ and chances are they’ll describe a mash-up of Kate Moss’ infamous second-day, blonde mop with sea-salty surfer hair. It’s hair that look effortless and is always worn down. So this was a pretty good place for us to start. I’m pretty lucky in the fact that I have a natural wave to my hair that looks quite beachy already – I actually really like the way that my ends gather to form slight rat tails. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, I’ll admit. But we wanted to elevate it with a headpiece. You really have to trawl through page after page on Google until you get to a headpiece that doesn’t look like all the others you’ve just seen on Etsy. When I found Alexandra Harper’s bridal collection I knew that we had found a winner. The geometric flowers couldn’t be more different to the dainty, little diamonds headbands that I keep seeing everywhere.

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Wedding hair updo

When you search for wedding hair, the majority of results include either an updo or a braid – neither particularly inspiring. So we decided to combine the two, with a modern twist. We went for a half up, half down, plait extravaganza. If you’re going to go with a braid – make it a different one. Emma plaited along my parting and then tied it off using my own hair. She then popped a few more smaller ones around the head.

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Wedding hair with flowers

I had toyed with the idea of wearing a flower crown, but as much as I love them, even I can admit that they have been so overdone. And the basic bitches have taken them for their own. As we started to discuss how we could interpret this look, the image that kept popping into my mind was the beauty look from Rodarte’s SS18 couture show.

wedding hairAnd because we were at Bleach, we couldn’t not do a bit of colour. Emma used one of their new Watercolours, which are made from beetroot, to give me a hint of pink. They come out in one wash – so there’s no long-standing commitment needed.

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I personally think we nailed the non-basic-bride wedding hair. Don’t you?

If you want to book in to see Emma, or any of the Bleach London stylists, for your wedding call 020 7275 9500.

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Kim Kardashian sparkles as she gets ready for Pusha T’s star-studded wedding

KIM Kardashian showed off her wedding get-up while getting ready for Pusha T’s star-studded wedding.

The reality star, 37, wore a skintight gold Balmain dress and an amazing purse shaped like an old-school mobile phone.

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She posted a sneak peak of her outfit to her Instagram stories as she beautified ahead of the rapper’s nuptials in Goergia yesterday.

The glitzy event boasted a host of stars  – including Pharrell Williams as best man.

Kim posed in front of a full length mirror in her hotel.

Her sparkly phone purse was embellished with Judith Leiber crystals

She also took a short video of husband Kanye West looking dapper in a black and white dress suit.

The loved up mum added the caption: “Mr. West is in the building”.

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She added: “He looks so handsome in a suit.”

Pusha T, real name Terrence Levarr Thornton, married longtime girlfriend Virginia Joy Williams at The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach.

A wedding day program featured artistic sketched of the major players on the day.

Kim flashed the fancy flier in her Insta video ahead of the reception.


Kanye produced Pusha’s album Daytona, released in May this year.

Yesterday, Kim claimed she’s “really shy” after posting a picture striking a sexy pose in a bikini by a pool.

But fans were quick to point out that the post by Kim – famous for showing her curves – might be tongue in cheek.


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The best locations for a destination wedding

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If the love of your life has just popped the question – well, we’re pretty darn jealous. Ahem, we mean… Congratulations! The idea of spending the rest of your life is probably filling your socks with so much joy right now you don’t really know where to turn, and the idea of planning a wedding is something you just don’t want to think about. We get it; it’s stressful. It’s even more stressful if you live in a country where the sun rarely makes an appearance. If you want beauty and guaranteed sun for your big day, check out these best locations for a destination wedding…

Italy

Italy is one of the most romantic destinations on the planet, and although Romeo & Juliet didn’t exactly work out, they are still considered the patrons of love – so that’s gotta stand for something, right? More and more couples are choosing to have their big day in Italy because the country is so diverse. There are bustling cities with some of the greatest hotels, there are beautiful vineyards with space for your aisle, and there are even incredible beaches for you and your guests to get your feet sandy. If you need any more persuading, just think of all the fresh and fancy wine you could drink.

Greece

If you and your betrothed love a bit of culture in your life, Greece should definitely be added to your list of possible wedding destinations. Although they may be a little behind the times in terms of technology and modern traditions, that’s exactly what some couples want from their big day. Good food, authentic music, and people who generally just want to enjoy your day and the beautiful surroundings that Greece has to offer. From the whitewashed buildings to the views of the ocean and the Greek people who are more than willing to stuff money into your wedding dress, absolutely nothing could go wrong.

The Maldives

If you haven’t Googled what the Maldives looks like yet, you should probably do that ASAP. However, youa might want to sit down before you do it because your legs are guaranteed to go all wobbly. With little else but the sea and sand around you, the Maldives is the perfect wedding choice if you want something utterly breathtaking and private. You can stay in a lodge overlooking the ocean, get hitched on the beach, and spend the next few days in paradise with your new husband or wife. I mean, do you need any more reasons?

Hawaii

Hawaii is the kind of place that is on everyone’s dream bucket list, so why not turn your dream vacation into your dream wedding? With tropical beaches and forests, Hawaii has everything you could want for a romantic and beautiful wedding day. If you live in the US, this could also be the perfect alternative for you if you don’t want to fly too far away and don’t want to shell out the ridiculous airfare for your guests. Get married on the beach and finish off your reception with a luau – because there are leis for everyone!

If you’re looking at wedding venues in your home country and wondering when something will wow you away, it might be best just to give up your search and look for something that is a bit further afield. Luckily, there are so many romantic wedding destinations to choose from – the hardest decision you will make is choosing which one is ‘the one.’

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Josiah Duggar and Lauren Swanson Are Married: ‘Our Wedding Day Was Absolutely Perfect!’

Josiah Duggar is a married man!

The Counting On star wed Lauren Swanson on Saturday at John Brown University Cathedral of the Ozarks in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

“What a joy it is to be husband and wife!” the couple exclusively tells PEOPLE of the special Duggar family celebration. “Our wedding day was absolutely perfect!”

Added Duggar, “What was even more perfect was to see my beautiful bride walking down the aisle. We are so thankful the Lord has brought us to this place and we can’t wait to begin our journey as husband and wife!” 

For their special day, the bride chose a wedding gown from The White Dress Boutique, while her eight bridesmaids wore blush-colored dresses handmade by Jana Duggar and Josh Duggar’s wife Anna.

The ceremony was officiated by Lauren’s father Dwain Swanson, and the romantic theme incorporated flowers, wood and iron. For their wedding colors, the couple chose a combination of grey and blue, pink and olive, plus green and white.

At the reception, guests enjoyed cupcakes, a candy bar and a strawberry shortcake-flavored, heart-shaped wedding cake.

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Before saying “I do,” the pair hosted a “summer-style” indoor cookout rehearsal dinner with burgers, hot dogs and sides on the menu.

The newlyweds first announced they were courting in January and got engaged just two months later.

“We are overjoyed to begin this new phase of our lives together,” Josiah told PEOPLE in January. “Through the years our families’ friendship has allowed us to get to know one another as friends. I can definitely say I have found a great friend … even better than I could have hoped for or imagined.”

He continued: “I so appreciate Lauren’s Christlike character and tender heart toward others. She bring sunshine into the room and encourages everyone around her. It’s always stood out to me that in every situation, she looks for the one who appears to be sad or lonely and quickly can brighten their day by sharing words of hope, an encouraging scripture, a prayer or even a simple smile with them.”

Lauren is the eldest of eight children and has been a family friend of the Duggars for years, even making an appearance on an episode of 19 Kids and Counting.

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ll know that there is a pretty special event coming up. No, it’s not your yearly vacation or your birthday (although that is kinda important), it’s the royal wedding! Sure, were pretty upset that Prince Harry will finally be off the market, but we can’t wait to see the dress that Meghan Markle wears on the big day. As these two lovebirds exchange their nuptials, you can guarantee that people from around the world will descend onto London to share the excitement. So, it’s probably best you know where you’re going and what you’re doing…

Where to stay

Because the royal wedding is kind of a big deal, there will be thousands of people making their way into London in the run-up to the main event, and they will all be looking for somewhere to stay. Most tourists will try to stay as close to the center of London or Windsor as they could possibly be – which means it’s best to avoid it. It’s best to stay clear of these two hotspots and venture into the outskirts of London. This way, you can find the hotels that haven’t already been booked up, and those that are a little cheaper.

How to get around

It doesn’t matter if you’re two or ten miles away from London, you’re still going to be able to get around. England has one of the best train and underground systems in the world – and it’s super easy to use! You can buy yourself an Oyster Card (no, it doesn’t taste like oysters) and make your way around London and the surroundings as you hop on and off the public transport. You can either take yourself off to a traditional English pub to watch the events unfold with a glass of Pimms in your hand, or you could stand outside Buckingham Palace and join the hubbub of people all celebrating the marriage.

Where to go

For one day only, the pubs in and around England are staying open extra late to celebrate Harry and Meghan, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to see what all the fuss is all about and try your very first bite of bangers and mash. Although almost every single pub in the UK will be showing the wedding on their television screens, you might also want to check out the other celebrations that are on offer. If you fancy rubbing shoulders with the married couple themselves on the day, you can make your way to Madame Tussauds, where you can see the new waxwork figures of Meghan and Harry as they are unveiled! Once you’re done, make your way to one of the many open-top bus tours in London and Windsor to see the celebrations from above and take some epic pictures. If you’re lucky, you might even stumble upon a British street party, where you can hang with the locals and wear a union jack around your neck. You know you want to.

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Here comes the groom! Pete Davidson has called upon Queer Eye’s fashion guru, Tan France, to help dress him for his wedding to Ariana Grande.

France, 35, opened up about the exciting collaboration while speaking to the New York Post’s Page Six on Tuesday, June 26. “He asked if I’d help him, the answer is yes,” said the Netflix star, who previously helped Davidson amp up his look during a March Saturday Night Live promo.

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Earlier this month, Us Weekly exclusively revealed that Davidson, 24, and Grande, 25, had gotten engaged weeks after they started dating. Since then, they’ve moved into a luxury, $ 16 million condo in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood and have gotten tattoos together. The A-list couple also frequently takes to social media to share photos with one another and eagle-eyed fans often point out sweet messages that they leave on each other’s posts.

The comedian confirmed his engagement to the pop star during his visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, June 20. “I feel like I won a contest,” he raved at the time. “It’s f—king lit, Jimmy. It’s so lit … It’s so funny to walk down the street because dudes are walking by … Some dude goes up to me and says, ‘Yo man, you gave me hope.’ I was, like, I didn’t know I was that lucky. I’m a lucky motherf—ker.”

Davidson gifted his fiancée a diamond sparkler that’s reportedly valued at $ 93,000. Grande has been seen sporting the ring during performances and while hitting the streets of NYC hand-in-hand with the Set It Up actor.

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Wedding Deejay Arrested for the Brutal 1992 Rape and Murder of School Teacher Christy Mirack

Pennsylvania police made an arrest in the death of school teacher Christy Mirack 25 years after her murder.

Raymond “DJ Freez” Rowe, 49, was arrested on Monday afternoon at his home in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and was charged with criminal homicide.

Mirack was 25 years old and a sixth-grade teacher at Rohrerstown Elementary School. She was found dead in her home on December 21, 1992. Her death rocked her community and has remained a cold case for over two decades.

“The killer was at liberty for this brutal crime longer than Christy Mirack was on this earth alive. His apprehension was long overdue,” Lancaster District Attorney Craig Stedman told reporters at a press conference Monday.

Mirack was found dead in her home by the principal of her school who went to her home as he was concerned when she did not show up for work.

According to the District Attorney, the young teacher has been sexually assaulted, her clothes were pushed down from her waist, her shirt pushed up and it was clear a struggle had taken place.

Mirack was wearing her jacket and gloves and that, combined with scuff marks, led authorities to believe she had been dragged back into the home, Stedman said.

Mirack was strangled to death but she sustained a “brutal beating” to the point her “face was distorted,” he added.

At the time, authorities took a DNA sample from her body and the carpet underneath the body, which had fluids from the alleged attacker.

For years authorities did not find a match to that DNA. But, according to Stedman, that changed when the DNA sample was matched to a relative of Rowe who had uploaded their DNA to a database on genealogy website GEDmatch – the same site which was involved in the Golden State Killer’s arrest.

However, that alone was not enough for an arrest, so the deejay was put under surveillance. In late May, undercover investigators collected used chewing gum and a water bottle they claim Rowe used while working as a deejay at an event at a school, Steadman said at the press conference.

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Police concluded the DNA found in the gum and bottle were a match to the DNA taken from the scene, he added.

Stedman also said Rowe “was not on our radar” as the alleged killer before his arrest.

Rowe works as a deejay predominately at weddings, school proms and has even worked at charity events raising money to help female victims of violence.

However, he also claims to have worked as a deejay for celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Brooke Hogan, as well as at events featuring Sting, The Eagles and Kenny Kravitz, according to his website.

Rowe is currently being held in Lancaster County Prison and is not eligible for bail.

This isn’t the first time an arrest in a cold case was made after DNA was submitted to a genealogy site. California police arrested former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo for crimes he committed as the notorious Golden State Killer in April.

A police source told PEOPLE at the time that DeAngelo was caught through “sophisticated” DNA analysis, but said he was not on the radar of police. At the press conference, police said DeAngelo was linked to DNA evidence six days before his arrest.

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said that authorities surveilled DeAngelo and recovered “discarded DNA” that allegedly confirmed the suspect’s connection to the killings.


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Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington and Rose Leslie tie the knot in stunning wedding at actress’ Aberdeenshire castle

THIS is the moment Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie ran through the confetti after marrying in Scotland.

The couple, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in the epic TV drama, tied the knot today at Leslie’s 12th Century family castle in Scotland.

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Rose wowed in her stunning dress as an equally beautiful smile beamed across her face in excitement.

She waved along to the fans and said hello to everyone as she was greeted with huge cheers.

Kit also looked delighted as he waved to guests who cheered as he left the castle with his new wife.

The happy couple ran through the church yard as their friends and family showered them with confetti.

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We told you how fellow co-stars Peter Dinklage and Emilia Clarke also recently arrived in Aberdeen for their pals’ big day.

Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister in the acclaimed HBO series, was spotted wearing headphones, a black beanie and a stylish leather jacket.

Rose waved to well wishers after climbing out of her car in the traditional bridal gown
Kit hopped out of a taxi beside a war monument
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Co-star Peter Dinklage greeted fans

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He arrived from Belfast along with producer D.B Weiss shortly after 1pm.

Meanwhile stunning Emilia, who wowed fans as Qi’ra in the latest Star Wars blockbuster Solo, kept things chic wearing white jeans, shades and an elegant scarf.

She touched down shortly after Peter from Heathrow.

Emilia Clarke was all smiles as she arrived for the wedding

Sophie Turner also made her way to the venue and was snapped FaceTiming her fiance Joe Jonas at Aberdeen Airport ahead of the show’s real-life wedding of the year.

We also told you how the happy couple will wed in the castle that was Rose’s childhood home.

Set in the remote Aberdeenshire hills, Wardhill Castle has been in Rose’s family for 900 years.

It belongs to the Leslie Clan, whose Clan Chief is Leslie’s father, Honourable Alexander Leslie.

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Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie will be getting married at Wardhill Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on Saturday
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The castle has been in the family for 900 years and they now make money by hiring it out as a wedding venue and retreat for the uber rich
The castle has been in the family for 900 years and they now make money by hiring it out as a wedding venue and retreat for the wealthy
The marquee will host the wedding reception, speeches and wedding breakfast
The marquee will host the wedding reception, speeches and wedding breakfast
Kit recently said he can't wait to marry his fiancee Rose Leslie
Kit recently said he can’t wait to marry his fiancee Rose Leslie
Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie met when they played Jon Snow and Ygritte in the hit fantasy series and will now marry in a fairy tale castle
Wardhill Castle has been in Rose’s family for 900 years

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Kit Harrington is set to marry Rose Leslie in the remote Wardhill Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, where a marquee has been set up
A large marquee has been erected in the grounds for the bash
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The actors met when they played Jon Snow and Ygritte in the hit fantasy series and will now marry in a fairy tale castle
The actors met when they played Jon Snow and Ygritte in the hit fantasy series and will now marry in a fairy tale castle
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The family moved out and now wealthy couples can hire the stunning abode to hold their own weddings.

Over 80 members of the couple’s family and close friends will assemble to witness them marry.

Leslie’s dad Sebastian told of his delight at the nuptials, saying: “We are absolutely thrilled for Kit and Rose to be marrying today.”


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You probably shouldn’t wear these 7 things as a wedding guest this summer

You probably shouldn’t wear these 7 things as a wedding guest this summer


You probably shouldn’t wear these 7 things as a wedding guest this summer

If you’re dreading purchasing another dress to wear to your eighth wedding this summer, we get you—wedding season is a lot to handle. There’s no shame in re-wearing outfits from one event to another, and you can pretty much wear any dress of your choosing so long that it is appropriate for a wedding. That last part is important, because there are a number of different outfit mishaps that often occur at weddings, the pros say. To ensure you don’t make a fashion misstep, we chatted with four stylists to find out what you should or maybe shouldn’t wear as a guest this summer. Here are their best suggestions on what to avoid.

Anything that even resembles white.

You know the drill—the bride should be the only one wearing white at the wedding. This includes every color that could potentially be considered in the white family, such as cream, bone, ivory, beige, and off-white. The one and only exception to this rule is if the bride and groom are having a “white-themed wedding” and request that their guests wear the hue. Still, even in this case, Ali Levine, celebrity stylist, fashion expert, and TV personality, warns guests never to wear anything that looks like a wedding dress.

Denim anything.

If you’re thinking of pulling a throwback to that iconic Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake denim moment, don’t. “Save your jeans for the backyard BBQ! Jeans are not welcome at a wedding no matter how casual it is,” says Toni Ferrara, a celebrity stylist who’s dressed Kim Kardashian, Matthew McConaughey, and Kate Beckinsale. “It’s just not a fabric that is meant to have a wedding moment.” Make sure your date knows this, too.

Anything too revealing.

Style experts agree that all eyes should be on the bride. “Drawing attention to you in a ‘sexual’ way is disrespectful in my opinion,” says Rayne Parvis, a certified Style Coach, personal stylist, media personality and author of Ultimate Guide to Style: From Drab to Fab!. She recommends staying away from anything too tight, that reveals too much cleavage, or with a completely open back. “A great rule of thumb is to accentuate one body part in a respectful way, not all three; cleavage, legs, and back,” she adds. Mayes agrees, adding, “Not only will your outfit be frowned upon, but you just may fall right out of that extremely plunging neckline.”

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Out-of-season hues.

Levine recommends wearing colors that are in-line with the summer season, so keep your orange-, auburn- and maroon-colored gowns in the closet until fall and winter. “Certain colors, fabrics, and aesthetics tell us it’s summer and makes us feel a certain way about that season,” she says. “Do not show up wearing fall colors and heavy fabrics in June, July, or August.”

A dress that matches the wedding colors.

Unless you’re in the wedding party, Parvis warns against intentionally wearing colors to match. “If you’re not a bridesmaid and you show up dazzling in the same color, it will appear you’re trying to be part of the wedding party versus a guest,” she says. “You’ll get questions and confusing looks.”

An oversized hat.

Sure, you hate it when the sun’s in your eyes, but that’s what sunglasses are for. Leave your oversized hats out of the equation when it comes to selecting your wedding attire. “Excessively large hats may block the view of the other guests, especially if you are seated in the front row,” says Ty-Ron Mayes, a celebrity stylist who appeared on America’s Next Top Model. “If you do not want to wear a smaller hat, consider a fascinator. Your sense of style and appropriateness will be well received.”

Anything too casual.

It might be hot, or even a beach-themed wedding, but leave your poolside attire where it belongs. “Unless the bride and groom tells you in the invitation to bring a change of casual clothing, or that it is a casual affair, stay nicely dressed,” says Levine. The same goes for your shoes. “Leave sandals at home—even if they’re beautiful.”

This article originally appeared on Martha Stewart Weddings.

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Shaunie O’Neal Says She Will NOT Be Attending Gloria Govan and Derek Fisher’s Wedding [Video]

Shaunie O’Neal has enough drama in her life with the return of VH1’s Basketball Wives, and it looks like she’ll be saving herself from any extra drama by skipping Gloria Govan & Derek Fisher’s wedding.

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Derek & Shaq won 3 rings together as Lakers and were tight bros, so one might assume Shaunie could possibly want to attend the nuptials.

Hell no. We got Shaunie at LAX and asked her if she plans on attending, and if the words out of her mouth didn’t tell the whole story, the look on her face CLEARLY did.

“No, I don’t so. No, I don’t think I’ll be going to that.”

If you didn’t know, the ladies have deep issues, stemming from Shaunie’s belief that Gloria’s sister, Laura, was messing around with Shaq while Shaunie was married to the Diesel.

It led to a HUGE blowup on a past episode of ‘Basketball Wives’ where Shaunie confronted Gloria … and it’s clear the whole thing isn’t water under the bridge.

We’re not sure whether it’ll be chicken or fish at the wedding … but, in this case … it’s clearly beef.

Check out the video below.

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The Hills Star Brody Jenner Marries Kaitlynn Carter! Inside Their Destination Wedding

Brody Jenner wed longtime girlfriend Kaitlynn Carter in a stunning ocean-view ceremony Saturday on the exotic island of Nihi Sumba, off the coast of Indonesia, PEOPLE can exclusively confirm.

Jenner’s brother Brandon and mom Linda Thompson looked on as the former Hills star exchanged vows with his influencer fiancée.

The ceremony and reception culminated four days of festivities on the breathtaking isle, including horse races on the beach and a white party where the intimate guest list of 50 close friends and family danced the night away.

“We’re just excited to celebrate spending the rest of our lives together,” Jenner told PEOPLE just weeks before the big day. “I can’t wait to marry Kaitlynn.”

Jenner, 34, and Carter, 29, met at a party in 2013 and the connection was immediate. “I was going after her,” Jenner said. “She’s an amazing girl.”

Added Carter: “He was really honest about what he wanted, no messing around, and I found that really charming and refreshing. Pretty soon after we started dating, I thought it could be for life.”

Carter moved in soon after, and in 2016, Jenner proposed at the same resort on Nihi Sumba where they would eventually wed.

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“I’m glad we took our time to get to know each other,” said Carter of the long engagement. “We know for sure that we can work through things and that we want to be together.”

Now, the new Mr. and Mrs. will head to a romantic honeymoon — and are looking forward to life as it was, with a special twist.

“I’m looking forward to living the rest of my life with Kaitlynn,” Jenner said. “Hopefully not too much changes. But having the ring and the commitment, that’s really exciting.”


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8 wedding dress shopping hacks for the bride who has no time to waste

8 wedding dress shopping hacks for the bride who has no time to waste


8 wedding dress shopping hacks for the bride who has no time to waste

Shopping for your wedding dress is an exciting and overwhelming experience. After all, your this gown will likely be the most important (and expensive!) item of clothing you’ll ever wear. For a successful and stress-free shopping experience, keep these ten things in mind during your time at the bridal salon.

1. Never stray from your budget.

While shopping for a wedding dress, you may fall in love with a drop-dead gorgeous gown before realizing it’s outside of your price range. Prevent potential heartbreak by trying on gowns that fall safely within your budget, and never test elaborate designer dresses “just for fun.” Also, keep in mind that budgets include more than your wedding dress; brides also need to shell out money for alterations, taxes, and accessories.

2. Don’t get sucked in by deals.

Never buy a discounted gown simply for the deal. While a reduced-rate designer piece may seem irresistible, it’s best to find a gown you truly love—even if it doesn’t have a widely-recognized label.

3. Dresses look different on the hanger.

Your consultant may suggest trying on a gown that looks shapeless and frumpy on the hanger, but don’t shrug it off immediately. Many dresses undergo a complete transformation once on the body. You may adore a dress you normally wouldn’t give a second glance.

4. Love your gown from all angles.

Thanks to a constant flash of cameras on your big day, the dress you choose will be photographed from every imaginable angle. Take advantage of the large salon mirrors and ensure you love the dress from the front, back, and both sides. Consider having your entourage take photos from a distance as well, in order to predict how the dress will look in your photo album.

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5. Test out the gown’s comfort.

You’ll have to sit, stand, walk, and dance on your wedding day. At the salon, take the gown on a test run to ensure it’ll stay comfortably fitted throughout these various activities. No woman wants to wear something that restricts her ability to bust a move!

6. Happy tears won’t always happen.

On reality shows, the bride-to-be often breaks down in happy tears after discovering her dream dress. In real life, however, many brides won’t have this “aha!” moment. Think twice before letting the lack of emotion alter your decision; if you truly love a gown, and if you can purchase it without regrets, you may have found your perfect match.

7. It’s okay to second-guess your decision.

Shopping for a wedding dress comes with an insane amount of pressure. Brides have a limited amount of time to locate a dress that falls within budget, matches the wedding aesthetic, and pleases herself and her entourage. Given all of the stress, a bride may second guess her choice of gown immediately after leaving the salon. Rest assured that this is normal, and the feeling will likely pass as your big day draws near.

8. Focus on your happiness. 

Perhaps the most important piece of advice: Choose a dress that you love. Your entourage and consultant will have their own opinions on each wedding gown, and it’s nearly impossible to please everyone. To avoid feelings of regret and resentment, always follow your heart, and choose the dress that makes you happiest.

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Weddings are more diverse than ever these days and all the stringent customs and traditions have become quite relaxed. Ceremonies can be held virtually anywhere, bridesmaids are often given the freedom to select their own gowns and some couples are even vetoing a traditional bridal party altogether. With all this change, it can be hard to know exactly what to wear to a wedding. What’s appropriate guest attire these days?

The truth is, you can pretty much wear anything to a wedding, so long as you obey the basics: don’t wear too much white (no stealing the bride’s thunder on her big day!) and make a little effort, OK? No jeans, no sneaks, not too much skin, iron that shirt and have a little class. Pro tip: Weddings are not a time to #freethenipple.

A wedding is the perfect occasion to get all dressed up and a great excuse to buy a gorgeous outfit. Lucky for us, retailers are keen to help us out during this difficult time. Many department stores have designated sections for wedding guest dresses and some of your favorite labels have dedicated wedding guest collections (here’s looking at you Reformation).

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Meghan Markle had the fairytale wedding many have dreamed of since childhood. And while you may not be marrying a prince, you can definitely look like a princess on your wedding day thanks to Floravere.

Floravere helps to facilitate shopping for bridal gowns by sending a ‘bridal box’ directly to you with gowns to try on. This is perfect for the busy bride or the woman that doesn’t really like a lot of fuss. It’s affordable too, each sample gown only costs $ 25 to try on.

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The company is making luxury gowns more accessible and affordable to women and just released their ‘M. Markle Gown‘ inspired by the Duchess of Sussex’s Givenchy wedding gown.

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The dress costs $ 1475.00 and as mentioned earlier, you can try it on for only $ 25.00. The dress isn’t exactly the same and features hand sewn bridal buttons down the back. The dress is more fitted than Markle’s and features shorter sleeves that have more of an off the shoulder look.

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The dress is so affordable, worried about quality? Well, the material is matte satin and sourced from Japan. Floravere is able to offer runway quality bridal gowns at affordable prices due to their direct to consumer model. It takes 2-3 months for the dresses to be created and if you buy one, the $ 25.00 try on fee is waved. Another thing I love about this dress is that it goes up to a size 24! Yes, for including plus-size brides!

This is undoubtedly a timeless and classy dress. Beauties, what do you think about Floravere’s Meghan Markle dress dupe? Would you wear for your big day? Tell us in the comment section!

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Here’s how Prince George comforted a crying bridesmaid at the royal wedding

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Prince George really stepped up to the plate on the day of the royal wedding, going beyond his duties as a royal page boy to deal with a crisis outside the chapel.

In an episode of their royals-focused podcast, On Heir, Emily Andrews and Omid Scobie have shared a heartwarming story of how the little prince comforted one of the bridesmaids ahead of the ceremony.

‘Poor Zalie Warren had a bit of a meltdown,’ Andrews said. ‘She’s only two. She started crying when they were waiting for Meghan. It was only a couple of minutes.

‘So Nanny Maria Borrallo kind of looked after her, and George apparently was trying to comfort her as well, which is very sweet.’

Bless him!

George and Charlotte’s nanny, Maria Teresa Turion Borrallo, was on hand on the day to help manage the 10 bridesmaids and page boys, who all posed for official photographs after the ceremony.

Meanwhile, Princess Charlotte also took on a more organisational role when it came to herding up the bridesmaids.

‘There was one [bridesmaid] who wanted to go and she said, “no, you can’t go yet, we have to wait until we are asked,”‘ one wedding guest told People. ‘She was very organised!’

Looks like George and Charlotte have been taught well when it comes to handling public appearances.

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Five Prominent But Lesser-Known Black Dignitaries At Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and now, Meghan Markle, Dutchess of Sussex, had the world’s attention over the weekend. For about 15 minutes, The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry’s impassioned speech on love captivated hearts, too. Even more talked about were some of the black celebrities in attendance, such as Oprah Winfrey, Idris Elba, and Serena Williams.

Also in attendance were some high-ranking black notables who work in different sectors of British and American societies:  

Rose Hudson-Wilkin

For years, Hudson-Wilkin had been tipped to be in the first cohort of women to become bishops in the Church of England. Since 2014, the 64-year-old priest has been Priest-in-Charge of St Mary-at-Hill, City of London. She also holds the roles of Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, priest vicar at Westminster Abbey, and the first black female chaplain to the queen. She was previously vicar of Holy Trinity Church, Dalston and All Saints Church in Haggerston.


Colleen Harris

Harris held a senior communications position in the Prime Minister’s Office before being appointed Press Secretary to the Prince of Wales. She handled the media for the prince during some of the most turbulent years, and also media-managed the emergence of Princes William and Harry into the public eye. Her career has included senior posts in the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office and the Cabinet Office, as well as in non-departmental public bodies. She has worked in Britain and abroad as a consultant with private companies, non-profit organizations and U.N agencies, including the World Health Organization.

Bishop Michael Curry

Michael Curry made history in 2015 after his installation as the Episcopal Church’s presiding bishop over its 1.8 million members—becoming the denomination’s first African American spiritual leader. Having been on the job for less than a year, Curry took a public stance supporting gay marriage, a move that earned the Episcopal Church a three-year sanction by the Anglican Communion. Anglican leaders then stripped the Episcopal Church of any role in deciding doctrine or determining how the Anglican Communion operates for three years. Curry was born in 1953 in Chicago to Dorothy Curry and Rev. Kenneth Curry, who was a Baptist before becoming an Episcopalian priest. He said his father became part of the church after he and his mother had been allowed to drink from the same chalice being passed among white parishioners in racially segregated Ohio. Bishop Curry became the talk of social media with his heartfelt sermon at the royal wedding. 



Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Along with an orchestra made up of instrumentalists from the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the English Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra, Sheku Kanneh-Mason played three songs during the couple’s Signing of the Register. At just 19, Kanneh-Mason is the first black cellist or musician to ever win BBC’s Young Musician of the Year award in its 38-year history. He reached the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2015, and he was a member of the Chineke! Orchestra, the first professional orchestra in Europe that is made up of mainly musicians of color. His sister Isata, and brother Braimah are also members.  


Tessy Ojo 

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Tessy Ojo (Photo courtesy of the Diana Awards)

Tessy Ojo is the Chief Executive Officer of the Diana Awards, the only charity that bears the name of the late Princess Diana of Wales. Established in 1999 to recognize young people for extraordinary work in their local communities, the charity benefits from the support of The Royal Highness, Prince William and Prince Harry, as well as the UK Prime Minister. Ojo is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute of Directors. She was awarded The Precious Award, Inspiring Leader in 2015, Women in Business Rising Star, and Excellence Award from Eva Longoria’s Global Gift Foundation. Prior to joining the Diana Award, Ojo worked in the corporate sector for over 10 years and helped implement the operational planning systems for IBM UK and Borders UK. Along with her role at Diana Awards, Ojo is on the boards of two charities and sits on the governing board of a chain of academies in London.

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Fans around the world hold royal wedding viewing parties

No matter the time difference, fans of the royal family dressed up in their royal best to tune into the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during its broadcast on May 19, 2018. Fans donned fascinators, poured wine and champagne and watched as the newly minted Duke and Duchess of Sussex exchange vows at Windsor Castle.
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How the Royal Wedding is Fighting Period Poverty

Last month, following in the footsteps of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge—Prince William and Kate Middleton, whose 2011 nuptials raised $ 1.7 million for 21 organizations across the U.K.—Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced seven organizations that they hoped members of the public and guests would donate to in lieu of purchasing them a gift. Among them was the Myna Mahila foundation, a Mumbai based non-profit that helps to distribute affordable menstrual hygiene products to women in the city’s slums.

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“It’s unusual [to have someone from the royal family supporting a charity like this] if you look at the royals broadly.” Arianne Chernock, an associate professor of history at Boston University whose research focuses on gender, culture and the British monarchy, told Ms. “But if you look at this generation, specifically, William and Harry and Meghan and Kate, it doesn’t seem that unusual. They’ve already begun to push the envelope in terms of the kinds of causes that they’re advocating and directly supporting. We’ve seen that around mental health [and] support for gay youth.”

Britain has also seen its own growing menstrual equity movement. “I think in [the United States] there…isn’t as much discussion around period poverty as there is in Britain,” Chernock says, pointing out that recent years have seen women in Britain take up highly visible protests against the tampon tax, free bleeding in white pants in front of Parliament in London. “There have been a number of headlines in recent years, some really shocking headlines that were published fairly recently, about the number of women who are dealing with period poverty. I think it’s on Britain’s mind.”

It’s also long been on Markle’s mind. “If you look at her advocacy, this is clearly an issue she cares about,” Chernock noted, adding that Markle’s passion is reminiscent of the legacy of another much-beloved social justice-oriented royal. “This kind of work really feeds on [the kind of work] Princess Diana was doing. We sometimes forget just how much she helped change the public conversation about AIDS by being willing to shake hands with early AIDS victims. She showed that the royal family could really help change the public dialogue and channel goodwill towards really important causes.”

As an 11-year old in 1993, Markle wrote to former First Lady Hillary Clinton and to Proctor & Gamble to protest a sexist detergent ad, suggesting the company change the language in their ad from “women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans” to “people all over America.” The company later changed their commercial according to Markle’s suggestion. In 2015, in her role as a United Nations Women’s Advocate for Political Participation and Leadership, Markle began her remarks at a UN Women conference with a bold declaration: “I am proud to be a woman and a feminist.”

The humanitarian and now former actor traveled to India with World Vision Canada, the Canadian Arm of international Christian charity World Vision, in January 2017 and shadowed women working at Myna Mahila. Later that year, Markle authored an essay for Time detailing the wide ranging effects shame around menstruation can pose for girls—including a lack of access to proper supplies due to culturally-imposed silences around menstruation that sometimes becomes an end to their education.

Currently, 40 percent of women in India do not have access to sanitary products, placing staggering barriers on their ability to attend school. Menstruation is still considered taboo in India, and women are forbidden from entering temples or preparing certain foods while menstruating. (“Myna” from the group’s name is a reference to the “chatty” myna bird, while “mahila” means women in Hindi; underscoring the organization’s focus on “empowering women to speak about issues they are most afraid to discuss aloud.”)

Myna Mahila is only organization from outside of the U.K. among the seven the couple chose to highlight to receive donations from their wedding. In addition to distributing menstrual hygiene products to women, Mynha Mahila also conducts research about women’s menstrual hygiene and health and educates women about topics ranging from financial literacy to business skills and English language. The organization employs 15 women from the local area to work on production, operations, sales and education and 50 more to distribute the products door to door; some of their employees will go on to form franchises of their own.

Speaking at the foundation’s first annual forum in February,  Markle told audience members: “Women don’t need to find a voice. They have a voice. They need to be empowered to use it and people need to be encouraged to listen.” Markle will announce her formal patronages in the coming weeks, and women’s rights will likely play a prominent role in her global platform. She’ll likely also take on a role in the Royal Foundation, the philanthropy organization currently run by Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Markle’s encouragement for royal guests and British communities alike to support Myna Mahila is a direct indication that she intends to continue her advocacy for women as she steps into a new role on the global stage. Should she decide to use it to further shatter silence and challenge stigma, women and girls around the world could also continue to reap the benefits.

ms-headshotLauren Young is a Ms. contributor. She has a Master’s Degree in European and Russian Studies from Yale University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and Russian Civilization from Smith College. Follow her on @thatlaurenyoung.

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Meghan Markle’s second wedding dress is possibly chicer than her first

A Stella McCartney creation

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We can all agree that Meghan Markle’s Givenchy wedding dress was well worth the wait, as it was revealed this morning in all its modern elegant glory.

However she might just have topped it with her evening wedding dress, a sleek number created by Stella McCartney (so half the wedding dress designer rumours were true at least).

The white silk evening gown featured a chic high neck and soft flowing skirt and small train, which Meghan held up as she got into a vintage sports car with Prince Harry to head to their evening reception.

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This gave us a glimpse of her pointed Aquazurra silky satin and nude mesh heels with baby blue soles.

A statement from the Palace read, ‘The Bride’s evening dress is designed by Stella McCartney and is a bespoke lily white high neck gown made of silk crepe. The Bride is wearing shoes from Aquazurra made in silky satin, with nude mesh, with soles painted in baby blue.’

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In comparison, Kate changed into a second McQueen dress for her evening do in 2011, and it was a very princessy strapless ballgown with jewelled belt.

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Inside Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s Evening Wedding Reception

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan partied into the early hours of the morning at their evening wedding reception at Frogmore House following their Saturday, May 19, wedding at Windsor Castle in England.

The intimate celebration for 200 of the couple’s closest friends and family kicked off at 7 p.m. and was hosted by the groom’s father, Prince Charles. It followed a more sedate lunchtime reception held by the queen, where Elton John performed.

Guests let their hair down at the evening shindig, with the Telegraph reporting that the thump of loud music could be heard over the grounds of Windsor Castle, and at 11 p.m. guests were treated to a fireworks display that lit up the sky.

Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, traveled to Frogmore House in an E-Type Jaguar modified with an electric engine as the bride wore her second dress of the day — a white halterneck Stella McCartney gown accessorized with a huge aquamarine ring that belonged to Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana. Harry looked dashing in a black tuxedo.

Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex leave Windsor Castle after their wedding
Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex leave Windsor Castle after their wedding. Steve Parsons – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Guests included Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie and their father, Prince Andrew, according to the Telegraph, which reported that the couple chose Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” as the song for their first dance.

The newly minted duchess’ close friend Jessica Mulroney was also in attendance and the Daily Mail reported that George and Amal Clooney, as well as Priyanka Chopra and Serena Williams, were among the A-list guests.

The party reportedly featured house music from a DJ who also played at Pippa Middleton‘s wedding as well as a Drinks of the World-themed bar that included a ginger and rum cocktail, in a tribute to the groom’s red hair. It was named “When Harry Met Meghan.”

The Mail reports that the three-course sit-down dinner was organic, at the request of Prince Charles, and the guests were entertained by funny speeches from best man Prince William as well as Harry’s friends Tom Inskip and Tom Van Straubenzee. Meghan was also expected to give a speech at the reception.

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The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — or, if you prefer, of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — was a collision between the United Kingdom and the United States, a geopolitical tango in which a particular sort of American ethos definitively took the lead. For those who’ve surmised that Meghan may meaningfully change the public face of Britain’s monarchy, Saturday’s wedding seemed to provide ample evidence. For the many millions watching worldwide, it bore the imprints of a guiding sensibility that was passionate, globally engaged and — relative to the rest of the royals — downright breezy.

This became clear in the moments before Meghan even entered the chapel. Prince Harry, evidently a nervous groom, transmitted anxiety through the screen. Other members of the royal family seemed even less at ease, seemingly because of an odd paradox: Their pleasant remove from contemporary digital life has made them vastly less comfortable on camera than most of their subjects. Her motorcade may have arrived with down-to-the-minute British punctuality, but Meghan strode out with an un-royal sort of confidence. In a simple and clean dress and one bit of ornate finery — a tiara whose encrusted jewels set off her Drybar-chic messy bun — she held a pose outside the chapel for a long moment as her train was being arranged, and used the time to wave to members of the assembled crowd with a mood less of noblesse oblige than of amiable openness.

Perhaps it’s her training as an actress that made her seem vastly more comfortable than anyone else in the room, at least at first. With a slightly arch smile that never faded, Meghan seemed better suited to be the center of attention than the family whose members are born to be seen. In her company, Harry, too, seemed to relax; the game of psychoanalyzing royals based solely on body language and snippets of attempted lip-reading got vastly more fun.

As things got underway, though, Meghan’s ease seemed to come from the fact that the ceremony reflected her and her new husband’s sensibilities and their decisions — especially at a style of wedding that’s usually hemmed in by tradition. Meghan’s pathbreaking status as a biracial American bride in a royal wedding echoed through the proceedings: Surely this was the first wedding in Windsor family history to feature a black American bishop declaiming at some length about the power of love. Rev. Michael Curry’s address was political — not in the way many sermons are outside of royal weddings, but in a way that cannot possibly be made palatably bland for all audiences. He spoke with fervor and with volume about love, and the ways in which it might extend beyond individual couples and toward greater justice and respect among all humanity.

That it wasn’t made up of platitudes felt like a provocation; its engagement with the world around us, citing both the mixed blessing of social media and the experience of American slaves, made it clear. The sermon shook viewers at home out of complacency, and seemed on television to rattle various royals. (Everyone will have their favorite cutaway; mine was to Kate Middleton, Meghan’s sister-in-law and the bride at a far more staid royal wedding, glancing briefly but significantly at Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.) It was followed by a gospel choir singing an arrangement of the soul classic “Stand by Me.” Previous royal weddings had been ones at which the world was meant to look in awe; this was a wedding to which the world had been invited. That it didn’t seem to play in the room is precisely the point.

A bride can say little at her wedding except her vows. But Meghan expressed a confident readiness to exist on the world stage as the closest thing to one’s own person as a member of the royal family can be. And in choices made as part of a couple, Meghan made clear that her corner of the monarchy will be one marked by engagement and pursuit of justice and charity. It may not be easy: She joins a family that has spent the years since World War II in skittish retreat from the world marked by momentary attempts at engagement.

To be sure, the Queen and her retinue have learned a good deal about the moods of its subjects since its mishandling of Princess Diana, whose charitable impulses and whose emotional openness they never understood in life and whose sterling reputation they failed to reckon with, at first, in death. But the modern royal has, before Meghan, looked more like Prince William or Kate — a figure who seems less fussily old-fashioned than their ancestors but who still avoids politics or, really, any topic of interest at all. They let the Windsor legacy do the talking. Meghan has already put that legacy to work in intriguing ways, proving adept at working within, and beyond, traditional venues and strictures. When a sermon about what love really means when it comes to how we live in society happens at a royal wedding, it redounds around a world that’s ready to hear it.

Many royals shun the spotlight, given all the headaches that come with it. Meghan, shrewd in her choices and earnest in her passions, lets her light shine, to quote the gospel song that played as guests exited. Within the bounds of royal tradition, Meghan has already squeezed in a wedding that reflected meaningful thought and concern for the world. One wonders what she’ll be able to accomplish with the tools at her disposal now that she’s a member of the family.


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6 Regal Anime on Crunchyroll to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding

On May 19th one of the most beautiful events of all time will take place — a royal wedding. Prince Henry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. To celebrate, FANDOM went through Crunchyroll’s anime catalog and found a few anime shows that will put you in a grand mood.  So, here are six anime to get you ready for the royal wedding.

Yona of the Dawn


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding Yona of the Dawn

The Kingdom of Kouka has only one person in line for the throne, the 15-year-old princess Yona. The sheltered princess expects to have a fantastic birthday celebration with her father King il, her friend and bodyguard Hak, and her older cousin (and love interest) Soo-Won. But, things don’t go as planned. Yona witnesses Soo-Won murdering the king.

Now, with the king dead, Soo-Won claims the crown. Hak and Yona must flee the palace for their lives. But it is only when Yona leaves the comfort of the palace that she sees the impact of her father’s rule. The Kingdom of Kouka lies in ruin due to poverty, conflicts, and corruption. Reclaiming the throne will be more difficult than she initially thought. Even so, she’s determined to grow from a naïve young princess to a fierce warrior.

Based on Mizuho Kusanagi’s manga of the same name, Yona of the Dawn tells the tale of a young woman forced to face the dark truths surrounding her country, father, and the person she used to love. But despite how dire her situation may be, Yona — with Hak by her side — decides to face these hardships in hopes of restoring her country to its former glory.

Snow White with the Red Hair


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding Snow White with the Red Hair

Despite having the same title as one of Disney’s most famous fairy tales, Snow White with the Red Hair is nothing like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Ever since she was a young girl living in the Kingdom of Tanbarun, Shirayuki has gained attention due to her rare, apple-red hair color. Years later, she runs an herbalist shop and receives the same attention — but, this time, from the prince of Tanbarun. Instead of romancing her, as any normal fairy tale prince would do, Raji Shenazard demands that Shirayuki become his concubine.

Unwilling to give up her freedom, Shirayuki cuts her mane and escapes into the woods. There she meets Zen Wistaria, the prince of the neighboring country of Clarines, and his two aides. In exchange for healing the prince’s injury, he invites Shirayuki to come to his kingdom.

In Clarines, the girl with the red hair sets out to follow her passion by becoming an apprentice court herbalist. But that isn’t her only goal. She also wants to stay close to the charming young prince. Will their social standings keep them apart, or will love conquer all?

Code Geass


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding Code Geass

Thanks to its military might, the Holy Britannian Empire rules over one-third of the world. In the 21st century, Britannia invades Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Now the rest of the world refers to Japan as “Area 11,” and its people as “Elevens.”

An exiled Britannian who was living in Japan at the time, Lelouch Lamperouge, vowed to his Japanese friend Suzaku that he’d destroy Britannia for all the harm it has caused. Years later, Lelouch is in high school. But he rarely attends as he skips class to play chess and gamble against aristocrats. As small as this may be, it’s his way of fighting against Britannia.

One day, he stumbles upon a terrorist group of Elevens who have stolen a mysterious green-haired girl from a military convoy. Lelouch meets this strange girl, known as C.C., who offers him a great yet equally atrocious power — the Geass. With this new ability, Lelouch can get anyone to do his bidding, and he’s got his sights set on the Holy Britannian Empire. But will Lelouch exact retribution, or will he fall victim to the Geass’s curse?

Black Butler


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding Black Butler

As the “Queen’s Guard Dog,” 10-year-old Ciel Phantomhive is the most powerful boy in all of England. However, the young Phantomhive has endured much suffering. He not only watched his beloved parents die in a fire, he also was abducted and violently tortured.

Desperate to see his parents’ murderers burn, he trades his soul to a demon for a chance to exact revenge on them. This demon, known as Sebastian Michaelis, now serves as Ciel’s butler. He will protect and serve his young master. But he can’t wait to make a delicious meal out of Phantomhive’s soul.

With countless faithful servants and Sebastian on his side, the Queen’s lapdog will confront some formidable enemies in England’s high society as he searches for his parents’ murderers.

The Heroic Legend of Arslan


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding The Heroic Legend of Arslan

It’s the year 320, and the truculent King Andragoras III of the Kingdom of Pars wages war with the neighboring empire of Lusitania. However, his son, the young prince Arslan is nothing like his father. The boy is a gentle and empathetic individual who is kind to everyone. Even so, as the future king of Pars, he must prove his strength on the battlefield.

However, during his first battle, everything goes wrong. One of the king’s most trusted officials, Kharlan, betrays King Andragoras III.  This allows Lusitanian forces to destroy the Parsan army and assume control over the royal city, Ecbatana. With the military in a mess and the Lusitanians out for his head, Arslan goes on the run. Luckily, he evades capture until his loyal friend Daryun, the formidable Black Knight of Pars, finds him.

With Ecbatana under the rule of Lusitania, Arslan and Daryun must surround themselves with warriors and advisors as the prince searches for a way to liberate the city. But first, he must learn what it means to rule.

The Royal Tutor


Anime to Get You Ready for the Royal Wedding The Royal Tutor

The “Royal Tutor” is an exceptional tutor responsible for educating members of the monarchy. They are also considered to be the best teacher in the nation. The charismatic yet strict royal tutor, Heine Wittgenstein is a brilliant man who deserves respect. But, he often doesn’t get it thanks to his short, childlike appearance.

Still, the king of Granzreich has called upon Heine to attempt a difficult task, one that has driven away many of Heine’s colleagues. The king orders Heine to raise a worthy candidate for the throne. But there’s more to this request than meets the eye. At first glance, the princes have all the charisma and delicacy that you would expect from members of the monarchy. However, in actuality, the four princes are a bunch of troublemakers.

Laughter and a ton of headaches await Heine as he tries to form a bond with each of the young princes to groom them for the throne. How will Heine handle these brothers who were too much for the previous royal tutors to handle?

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7 ways to make a grand entrance at your wedding

7 ways to make a grand entrance at your wedding


7 ways to make a grand entrance at your wedding

After marrying the love of your life, simply walking into your wedding reception seems a bit anticlimactic. Celebrate your nuptials—and wow your family and friends—with an unforgettable reception entrance. Any one of these seven ideas are sure to surprise and delight your attendees.

1. Play Meaningful Music

If you don’t like anything too flashy, or if you have an extremely limited budget, you can create an impactful entrance with music. Have your band or DJ play a song that’s meaningful to your relationship, and walk into your reception hand-in-hand with your new spouse. Guests will swoon over the romantic moment, and they’ll whip out their cameras faster than you can say “I do.”

2. Throw a Dance Party

For a more energetic entrance, dance to your chosen song as you make your way into the party. The dance can be choreographed beforehand or completely impromptu, which will probably spur some lighthearted laughs from impressed guests. Choose a tune with an upbeat melody and don’t be afraid to show off your skills.

3. Involve the Bridal Party

Want a dramatic entrance without all the attention focused on you? Then recruit your bridal party to participate in the dance routine! Plan out the details with bridesmaids and groomsmen before the big day, so they know to bust a move as soon as you enter the reception. Other guests will be undoubtedly surprised by the flash mob, but they’ll likely be inspired to join the fun.

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4. Arrive in a Unique Vehicle

If your ceremony is outdoors, don’t be afraid to experiment with unique transportation options. Choose something that feels natural for your wedding theme and personality. If your ceremony is on a farm, for example, consider arriving by horseback or tractor. Other transportation options include a luxury or vintage car, a boat, a motorcycle, horse and carriage, or a sleigh.

5. Plan a Light Display

If you’ve hired a lighting company for your big day, plan a show-stopping light display for your grand entrance. Consider casting the entry point in a color wash, flashing dozens of strobe lights, or broadcast your wedding monogram with gobo lighting.

6. Use Extras to Your Advantage

Those with larger budgets can incorporate extra elements into their entrance plan. Secure festive items like as flower petals, confetti, or balloons on the ceiling of the venue, and have them fall as you cross the threshold into the reception.

7. Have a Reverse Send-Off

When the bride and groom leave the reception at the end of a night, guests often create a tunnel of sparklers to send them off. Draw inspiration from this idea and have a “reverse send-off,” where the bride and groom walk through a sparkler tunnel into the reception. If the celebration is indoors, the guests can create a walkway of bubbles or glow sticks instead.

This article originally appeared in Martha Stewart Weddings.

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When money expert Clark Howard’s daughter was planning her wedding for May 2018, she and her fiancé used a lot of different money-saving strategies to hold down the cost while still putting on a lovely event.

The great news is that you can use those same strategies to plan your own fabulous wedding without going deep into debt.

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Follow Clark’s advice to get married cheap and happy!

Wedding planning season is here, and couples are racing to plan the perfect nuptials in time for a late-spring or summer wedding date.

The average wedding today costs $ 33,391, according to the latest numbers. So before you get too deep into planning, you need to sit down and come up with a budget for your wedding. It can be $ 100 or it can be $ 30,000 or more.

The idea that weddings have to be frightfully expensive to be any good is an odd and amazing thing. I think about my in-laws who were married some 50 years ago and it cost them $ 25. Inflation adjusted, that would be like a $ 100 wedding today. — Clark Howard

Ultimately, it’s your budget that will determine whether your wedding is a courthouse ceremony or more like a coronation. It’s whatever makes sense in your life — or in your parents’ lives.

Such was the case with Clark when he gave his daughter a flat amount of money and told her whatever she didn’t spend, she and her husband could keep for the down payment on their first home.

As part of creating your budget, write down all the elements of a wedding you want — flowers, DJ, wedding favors, etc. —  and then start prioritizing them. That way you get a feel for what’s indispensable and what you can maybe do without.

“Just don’t do what I did to save money on the vehicle we drove off in [after getting married],” Clark warns of his marriage to wife Lane.

“My mother-in-law will probably never forgive me for renting a subcompact purple Mitsubishi that was $ 16 a day. I also remember the wedding photographer was so angry at me for ruining his exit shot. He wanted me to leave in his car, which was a Cadillac convertible. I said, ‘Nobody’s going to believe that it was really me leaving in a Cadillac convertible!’”

Without further ado, here are some ways you can keep it both cheap and classy…

The first rule of a cheap wedding is…Never say the word “wedding”

When you call around to vendors, don’t tell anybody you’re getting quotes for a wedding. Call it a ‘party’ because you’ll likely get a lower quote.

Don’t buy a million bridal magazines

Leading up to the big day, women love to thumb through wedding magazines. But the cost of those polished glossy magazines can really add up! Browse Pinterest for wedding ideas for free or just look at those magazines the library.

Besides, you won’t want a pile of those magazine hanging around after the big day anyway.

Be flexible on the venue

You can save the cost of a catering hall by holding the reception at your home or someone else’s home. Sometimes people who met at college will hold the reception on campus. Or, check to see if you can rent a museum or other public facility for your wedding.

Clark’s daughter and her fiancé looked at a lot of venues and found an event space in a public park. They got married outside and, luckily, had great weather.

You can save a lot if you hold the reception at a place that will let you bring in your own caterer and alcohol. In that case, consider buying the alcohol yourself at a discount store and bringing it to the reception.

Be flexible with your wedding date

Many event spaces have different charges on different days of week. Saturday and Sunday are typically high-priced days to get married. If you want to go really budget, consider a Tuesday or Thursday. If that’s too extreme, then maybe Friday is the right compromise between scheduling and pricing.

“I have nephew who got married on Monday because their venue in California was cheaper on that day,” Clark says. “When have you ever heard of somebody getting married on a Monday?!?”

Another way to flex to save money is to plan your wedding for a time of year that’s not traditionally associated with weddings. That could mean considering a January wedding instead of a June one.

Work with a canceled-wedding broker

It’s always a great idea to see what services you can pick up on the cheap. For instance, when engaged people break up and don’t make it to the altar, what happens to those non-refundable services they booked?

If they’re smart, they’ll sometimes sell the services they’ve paid for to a canceled-wedding broker. That helps recoup at least some of the cost.

But here’s the neat thing: Their loss can be your gain!

A site like CanceledWeddings.com buys broken contracts and offers them at a discount. This recent snapshot of their Twitter feed shows venues you could pick up on the cheap in Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and California for summer and fall 2018 weddings:

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Consider your guest list carefully

You may have to make tough choices with your guest list based on your budget.

Since most catering facilities will charge you by the person, deciding how many people to invite will have a greater impact on the cost of the wedding than almost anything else.

Make your own invitations

Look for fonts that appeal to you online and use them to create your own invitations with a laser printer. Pinterest is perfect for this purpose.

Or, as an alternative, use online discount sites that can also make your Save the Date cards and invitations. This works especially well if you have a discount code that can bring the price down further.

Live band or DJ?

A DJ will be much cheaper than a live band. Ask about cash discounts or pay-in-advance discounts. It never hurts to negotiate, either. Just be sure to get the final agreement in writing.

If you want at least some live music on your big day, consider hiring a piano major from a nearby college or music school to play at the cocktail reception. Maybe you’ll luck out and even find a student jazz ensemble that will perform for much less than a professional band!

Opt for beer and wine — but not liquor

It’s much cheaper to serve just beer, wine and maybe one signature cocktail at your reception than to have an open bar serving liquor.

You could also consider offering a cash bar, or serving no alcohol at all.

Create your own décor

Joel, one of the producers on The Clark Howard Show, got married back in 2011. He and his bride Emily staged a very inexpensive wedding, working within the $ 12,000 budget from her parents.

Emily had fun creating the décor for the wedding. She crafted flowers out of paper instead of dedicating money to a huge flower budget.

(If you do opt for real flowers, ask the florist if you can buy the vessels in which to display them yourself. That could be a savings of $ 20 or $ 30 per vase or bowl right there if you find ones you like at a discount store.)

Joel says Emily liked the creativity behind the whole process and the saving money part just kind of fell in line with that. For their rehearsal dinner, they opted for catered BBQ and kept prices down that way.

Again, Pinterest is an amazing place to get ideas for DIY wedding projects. We’ve got a list of some of the many wedding items you can create and personalize on Pinterest here.

Sheet cake from a supermarket is a money-saver

A sheet cake rather than a multi-tiered cake will net you a big savings. Top off those savings by buying the sheet cake at Costco, Target or another grocery store bakery.

Clark’s daughter had a regular white icing cake from the Publix supermarket bakery. She bought four different sizes of round cakes and stacked them to dramatic effect to make one giant cake. The price tag? Under $ 40!

Don’t financially strap your bridesmaids

For the bridesmaids, try telling them a color (like navy or black) and encouraging them to wear an existing dress, rather than having them buy a one-time use only dress.

About the dress…

Buying a wedding dress off the rack is a great way to save money on this centerpiece of any bride’s wedding. H&M has wedding dresses for just a couple hundred bucks or less online. J. Crew and Ann Taylor sell wedding dresses, too.

Sample dresses at bridal stores are often discounted. You also shouldn’t rule out buying a dress secondhand or using a hand-me-down, particularly if you’re into either vintage styles or family heirlooms.

Renting a dress is another great option because then you don’t have to worry about storing or preserving the dress after your wedding. The reality is most people can’t tell if your dress is designer or from a chain. So, if you aren’t attached to a specific dress or designer, try a rental site like BorrowingMagnolia.com.

If designer is the way you want to go and you want to own, you can buy a name dress on deep discount from NearlyNewlywed.com.

Final thought

Does a glitzy wedding make the marriage? Not by a long shot.

In fact, recent research into the correlation between what you spend on a wedding and how long your marriage lasts shows the exact opposite.

If you insist on spending more than $ 20,000, you’re statistically going to get divorced at a rate that’s roughly 1.6 times higher than couples who spend between $ 5,000 and $ 10,000.

Want to have the longest-lasting and happiest marriage of all? The study shows you’ll have a lower-that-average rate of divorce if you spend $ 1,000 or less on your wedding.

Ultimately, the lavishness of the ceremony means nothing. It’s about who you’re marrying.

“If you’re a Bridezilla, I would encourage you to take a chill pill,” Clark says. “Remember that your vows and having a great life with your spouse are the most important things. A wedding can be very tasteful and it does not have to blow the budget.”

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Meghan Markle: Dad Can’t Come to My Wedding

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After a chaotic week of swirling and often contradictory rumors, Meghan Markle has confirmed that her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry on Saturday.

In a brief statement issued Thursday by Kensington Palace, Markle said: “Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health. 

“I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday.”

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Michael Curry, Pioneering Bishop, To Speak At Royal Wedding

Presiding bishop Michael Curry of the American Episcopal Church will give a sermon at the royal wedding this Saturday, May 19. Kensington Palace confirmed on Twitter last Saturday that “Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have asked that The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, will give the address at their wedding.” He will join the dean of Windsor, the Rt. Rev. David Conner, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who will officiate the service.


Although Prince Harry and Markle do not have a personal relationship with the reverend, the couple decided on Curry after discussions with the Archbishop of Canterbury, according to UK’s Telegraph. Curry, 65, is described as a “high energy” evangelical preacher who shook up the face of Episcopalianism.

History Maker

In November 2015, the Episcopal Church, historically one of the faiths of the nation’s white elite, installed Michael Bruce Curry as a presiding bishop over its 1.8 million members, becoming the denomination’s first African American spiritual leader.

The love that has brought and will bind Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle together has its source and origin in God, and is the key to life and happiness,” Curry said.

Curry has backed same-sex marriage and racial reconciliation. In his 2015 autobiography, Songs my Grandma Sang, Curry revealed that he and his family are descendants of slaves and sharecroppers in North Carolina and Alabama.

Curry has been active on social justice issues throughout his ministry, including speaking out on immigration policy and supporting marriage for same-sex couples, according to his biography on the Episcopal Church’s website.

Taking A Stand

In 2016, after the archbishops of the Anglican Communion imposed three-year sanctions on the Episcopal Church for its decision to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages, Curry said the church will not roll back its acceptance of gay marriage. Anglican leaders then stripped the Episcopal Church of any role in deciding doctrine or determing how the Anglican Communion operates for three years.

They heard from me directly that that’s not something that we’re considering,” Curry told NBC News. “They basically understand we made our decision, and this is who we are, and we’re committed to being a house of prayer for all.”

Curry was born in 1953 in Chicago to Dorothy Curry and Rev. Kenneth Curry, who was a Baptist before becoming an Episcopalian priest. He said his father became part of the church after he and his mother had been allowed to drink from the same chalice being passed among white parishioners in racially segregated Ohio.

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Meghan Markle’s Parents To Visit Queen, Have Wedding Roles

Meghan Markle, right, watches the closing ceremonies of the Invictus Games with her mother Doria Ragland in Toronto. 

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle‘s divorced parents will meet with Queen Elizabeth II and other royals before her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry and will have special roles in their daughter’s wedding, a palace spokesman said Friday.

At the wedding, the royal couple also plan to honor the memory of the late Princess Diana, Harry’s mother, who died in a Paris car crash in 1997.

Officials didn’t predict the weather — springtime in England can be glorious or horrid, sometimes on the same day — but they outlined plans for a celebration designed to spread from the privileged environs of Windsor Castle throughout Britain and the world, via television and the internet.

Here are some of the plans disclosed by Harry’s press secretary, Jason Knauf, during a briefing at Buckingham Palace:

MEGHAN’S PARENTS TO MEET THE QUEEN, TAKE PART IN WEDDING

Markle’s parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland, will arrive during the week before the May 19 wedding so they have time to meet Harry’s family.

Knauf says they will visit with the queen, her husband Prince Philip, Harry’s father Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, and with Harry’s brother Prince William and his sister-in-law Kate.

Ragland will travel with her daughter by car to Windsor Castle on May 19 and Thomas Markle will walk his daughter down the aisle of St. George’s Chapel for the ceremony.

Knauf says Markle is “delighted” that her parents will be by her side. He did not say whether Markle’s half brother and half sister will attend the wedding.

The Scottish State Coach, which will be used in the case of wet weather, for the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

 

PRINCESS DIANA’S FAMILY WILL HAVE A ROLE AS WELL

The press secretary says Harry is “keen to involve his mother’s family in the wedding” and that all three of Diana’s siblings will be present. One of Diana’s two older sisters, Jane Fellowes, will give a reading during the ceremony to represent Diana’s family.

NO MAID OF HONOR

Markle, an American actress who came to prominence in the TV series “Suits,” will not have a maid of honor during the ceremony.
Harry has chosen William as his best man.

YOUNG BRIDESMAIDS AND PAGE BOYS

Knauf says all the bridesmaids and page boys will be children. That may mean a role for Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, the children of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge. But don’t bother looking for Prince Louis — born in late April — as the youngest prince will not attend the wedding.

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DON’T ASK ABOUT THE DRESS

Palace officials are determined that the style and designer of Markle’s wedding gown will be kept secret until the moment she gets out of the car to walk into the chapel. They say this tradition is very important — but that won’t keep speculators from trying to guess who has received the most important dressmaking assignment of the year.

SEPARATED THE NIGHT BEFORE

The press secretary says Harry and Markle will spend the night before the wedding apart. They have been living together in recent months since announcing their engagement. They will spend their first night as a married couple in Windsor Castle.

GOOD WISHES FOR PRINCE PHILIP’S HEALTH

Palace officials say they’re hopeful that 96-year-old Prince Philip, Harry’s grandfather, will be well enough to attend the wedding festivities . The queen’s husband has been recovering from hip replacement surgery and has not participated in any public events since being discharged from the hospital in mid-April.

FOLLOW THE WEDDING AT HOME

The palace plans to publish the Order of Service on its website the morning of the wedding so people watching it on television will be better able to follow what’s taking place inside the church.

DELAYED HONEYMOON

Knauf would not reveal where the newest royal couple will spend their honeymoon, but he said they won’t be leaving right after the wedding. Instead they plan to make their first public appearance as a married couple during the week following the ceremony. In the past, they have traveled in Africa together.

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Everything you need to know about nail art for your wedding day


Everything you need to know about nail art for your wedding day

If you’re searching for a way to help your wedding day manicure stand out in a sea of neutrals, you might want to put nail art on your radar. Enter Paintbox, the New York City-based salon known for turning bare nails into miniature pieces of modern art with inspired designs, two-tone color schemes, and intriguing textures. And, thanks to their brand new bridal menu, their artists now officially offer specific nail art looks that were designed with the bride-to-be in mind. The best part? You don’t have to be planning a futuristic fête to try the trend. “Our bridal look book is broken up into categories to make it super simple for anyone to be able to choose her look based on her mood and style,” explains Julie Kandalec, Paintbox’s Creative Director. Here, she gives a little insight into wedding nail art trends and her advice for brides who want big day manis with a side of Matisse.

The French manicure is on its way out.

At least, it is in New York City, says Kandalec. Instead, women most frequently asked for design like thin lines of glitter, glitter ombré, and crescent slivers. Just as popular? A straight wash of sheer pink or peach—looks like your favorite neutral is safe for another season.

Glitter is on the rise.

“We see a full range of classic to sparkly, but there’s definitely a lot of glitter going on during wedding season!” reveals Kandalec. Not sure what type of glitter to ask for? Look to your engagement ring for the perfect sparkly shade, she suggests. “A bride will always lean towards milky whites, sheer pinks, and pale blush pinks, but I always suggest a bit of sparkle in the same color as her engagement ring.” A lilac base, she adds, is also up and coming.

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Nail art won’t overpower the rest of your look.

So you can rest assured. For brides who want to keep things subtle, Kandalec designed Luxe 03 (solid peach base with two squiggly lines) and Graphic 01 (light pink base with a skinny asymmetrical curve). “I designed Luxe 03 to be more than a solid nail but not overpowering,” she says. “Graphic 01 is so minimal—it provides asymmetrical visual interest that’s more than just an angled stripe.”

Classic brides can get in on the fun, too.

Just because you don’t describe yourself as modern doesn’t mean nail art isn’t for you. Kandalec created the “Classic” range with this specific woman in mind—and recommends she start with Classic 01, which is created with opal foil. “It adds just the right amount of glamour to your nails to still be considered classic,” she adds. “Plus, it’ll softly reflect whatever color you’re wearing, making it the perfect chameleon shade.”

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Nail art can be tailored around any nail length—but aim to grow them out.

“All lengths can be beautiful, but having some length for your wedding nails makes them more elegant for the formal occasion,” she continues. “Also, I love an almond shape—it’s more timeless than square!”

Do this to make your nail art last through the honeymoon.

Get gel, says Kandalec. “Since gel lasts two to three weeks, it’s definitely best to have it for the honeymoon. That way you can focus more on sipping piña coladas by the pool, rather than filing your nails by the pool!”

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And wait ’til you see the wedding guest rules

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit to Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK – 23 Mar 2018

Royal fashion etiquette is a law unto itself, from dictating which kind of bag Kate Middleton should wear to whether or not Princess Diana was allowed to wear gloves. So it comes as no surprise that the Royal wedding has a very strict dress code.

The wedding invites went out earlier this month, and the formal dress code was set: day dresses and hats for the women; uniforms, morning coats, or lounge suits for the men. But there are a few other rules wedding guests are expected to follow, as well as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, so here’s a breakdown which will especially be handy for non-Royal and non-British guests – well, we wouldn’t want a sartorial faux pas from Meghan’s Suits castmates now, would we?

Female guests should wear hats and day dresses for the day

Beatrice and Eugenie didn’t just wear hats to become the meme of the year (well, pretty sure that wasn’t their intention either), they had to. Ladies must wear hats in church as a sign of respect, and the bigger and more jovial the better. However, hats aren’t recommended for the evening, as that’s when the tiaras come out. For the day, dresses are expected to be on the conservative side (it’s a church wedding after all), and colour is encouraged, though of course black and white are discouraged.

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For the evening, expect guests to wear fancier and longer dresses.

Male guests should wear uniforms, morning coats or lounge suits

According to Town & Country,  military men are encouraged to wear their uniforms, but failing that, a morning coat and all the trimmings is a must. Think tail coat, waistcoat, tie etc, though if that’s not their bag, a lounge suit, which despite the name is really just a nice suit, is allowed. However it’s deemed ‘inappropriate’ for men to wear hats, and polished black shoes are a must.

Prince Harry will probably wear a uniform

When Prince William married Kate, he wore his uniform, and as Harry was in the military too, it’s likely he will follow suit as it’s traditional for Royal men to do so.

Meghan Markle’s bouquet will have myrtle

According to Bustle, it’s a Royal tradition to include myrtle in the wedding bouquet, as it symbolises love. It all started when Victoria included a sprig in her bouquet, and it has since been grown in the Royal garden. Princess Diana, Kate Middleton and the Queen all had it in theirs.

Meghan Markle will have a classic manicure

No bold colours for Meghan, as only neutral manis are allowed for Royal events.

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The bride’s wedding ring must contain Welsh gold

Another tradition, started by the Queen’s parents. When they got married, they got given a gold nugget from a mine in North Wales, and a bit has been used for each Royal bride since.

Meghan Markle’s wedding dress will be by a British designer

This isn’t official, but since Queen Victoria, The Queen, Princess Diana and Kate Middleton all wore British designers, it’s safe to assume Meghan will follow suit. Which ties into the whole Erdem designing the wedding dress very nicely indeed.

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