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Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock Marry in Religious Ceremony

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Prince Albert of Monaco married Charlene Wittstock on July 2, 2011. The wedding took place in the courtyard of the Prince’s palace in front of 450 guests.


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Following their civil wedding on Friday, Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock were married in a religious ceremony on Saturday.

The bride, a former Olympic swimmer, wore an off-white silk Duchesse Giorgio Armani Prive wedding dress with a 15-ft veil made of tulle. The gown was embellished with flowery embroidery and Swarovski crystals.

Wittstock completed her look with a “Diamond Spray” tiara by Lorenz Baumer that featured eleven encrusted diamond pears.

The groom wore a cream-colored summer uniform of the palace of the guards.

The wedding took place in the courtyard of the royal palace and the couple exchanged vows in French.

Guests included Karolina Kurkova, Naomi Campbell and Gerard Butler.

Following the nuptials a ball was held at the Opera Garnier in Monaco. Wittstock changed into a Giorgio Armani cocktail dress with a sheer top and tiered skirt for the occasion.

Chef Alain Ducasse served a multi-course dinner for 450 guests which included fish and vegetables grown on the Prince’s farm.

The couple will honeymoon in South Africa.

 










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