Monday, May 31, 2010

"Royal" American Weddings

Aren't we all fascinated when someone famous gets married? We want to know everything...what is the bride wearing? What will her flowers look like? How large will the cake be? How many guests are invited? Few American weddings elicited more excitement in their time than our American "Royalty"! Read on...

When actress Grace Kelly married Monaco's Prince Rainier in 1956, she chose a dress that was classically demure, with long sleeves and a high collar. Classic, elegant and fitting her movie star image, it was constructed of rose point lace and seed pearls by Helen Rose, who headed the wardrobe department of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer. The wedding party's flowers were very understated, and Grace herself carried a simple bouquet of fragrant Lily-of-the-Valley.

Kennedy weddings have always elicited lots of excitement. When Jacqueline Bouvier married Senator John F. Kennedy in 1953, she chose a gown constructed of more than 50 yards of silk. Her bouquet was just as elaborate composed of pink and white spray Orchids and Gardenias.

Years later, when her son John married Carolyn Bessette, she chose a dramatically simple sheath by Narcisco Rodriguez, at the eye-popping cost of $40,000. She clutched an equally simple (and expensive!) bouquet of Lily-of-the-Valley, designed for her by Bunny Melon, the designer of the White House's Rose Garden.

No matter what size wedding you are planning, Bloomers has beautiful ideas for the celebrity in you!

1 comment:

Michael said...

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