This weekend has left us
wedding for all tastes, especially by the standards of Instagram, which has surrendered to national events such as the link of Lucía Bárcena and Marco Juncadella in Pontevedra, for which the bride chose a sober dress with a classic cut designed by Jorge Acuña. But undoubtedly on an international level, Kitty Spencer’s wedding has been the event that will give the most talk in the coming days.
And it is that it was not only the link of the most fractious niece of Diana of Wales, who has recently been disinherited by her father, Count Spencer, deciding that it is her younger brother who inherits the family properties, but that, and with the absence of her cousins William and Harry among other great absences, the young aristocrat of 30 years has chosen Rome to marry the billionaire South African businessman
Michael Lewis, 62 years old.
Committed since 2019 and after facing several delays as a result of the pandemic, the couple finally said yes I want this weekend in the Italian capital, specifically in the
Villa Aldobrandini, a mansion on the outskirts of the city that was built in 1566, and the stylistic display was such that the bride got to change her dress up to 7 times, all of them with exclusive creations designed by the Italians
Dolce and Gabbana.
The dress of
victorian inspiration It was made especially for the bride and was made from delicate white lace. It featured a high neckline, long sleeves, v-shoulders, and a corset bodice, and culminated in a lace skirt with a train.
Kitty She also combined the dress with a spectacular cathedral-type veil.
The bride, who has a long history of working alongside
Dolce and Gabbana and is a brand ambassador, she turned to the Italian designer duo for all her wedding trousseau, which resulted in
five more looks that he wore during the party.
After the ceremony officiated in the chapel of the estate, the bride changed to a
hand painted double organza silk dress adorned with flowers and crystals for dinner. Then she changed for the third time, choosing a cocktail dress, also from
Dolce and Gabbana embroidered with silver and gold beads.
The night before the wedding
Kitty wore a
light blue tulle dress illusion and a cape embroidered with cross-sewn flowers, and the day after her wedding, she wore her latest look; a
silk mikado dress with cutwork inserts, adorned with tiny sequins, porcelain flower appliques and duchess double ribbons.
“For the main dress, we wanted to keep a clean and fairly traditional cut, but at the same time have a timeless charm,” they explained.
Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce, who also added: “Everything was very natural and authentic. Lady Kitty Spencer described the dress of her dreams to us and we have tried to interpret her wishes by working together.
One of the inspirations that guided the designers was definitely the bride’s love for Italy. “Kitty is in love with our beautiful country and its rich history, art and culture,” says Dolce. But she is also a girl very attached to her origins, to England; to its
heritage from the great victorian era. And like all English people, he has a great passion for all kinds of flowers, “added Gabbana.
The result was four more wedding dresses, each handcrafted with incredibly delicate appliqués, impeccably painted fabrics, and the finest fabrics; a
light blue strapless tulle dress Featuring floral embroidery and a matching lightweight cape, an off-the-shoulder two-tone dress with a voluminous hand-painted skirt and a tie to cinch the waist, a
short sleeve lace dress, also with 3D floral details and bows, and a
Golden dress and silver with delicate beads.