Another Middleton wedding is all set to steal the limelight. On May 20, the 33-year-old Pippa Middleton, sister of Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is to tie the knot with 41-year-old hedge fund tycoon, James Matthews.
The news has been churning up buzz long before the run up to D-Day. Having been declared as having the ‘sexiest derriere’ as maid of honor at her sister’s wedding in 2011, fashion circles are eagerly waiting for what will she be wearing to her own big day. A party planner and socialite, there’s also a lot of talk about the celebrations of what might be the most-talked about event of this summer.
WHAT AND WHERE .. ?
It’s the ‘Glasto-style’ wedding do. The wedding is going to be held at the beautiful 12-century St Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire. As per the church’s website, it has a tower and spire, nave, chancel, south and north aisle. Resident priest, Rev Nick Wynne-Jones, is said to be officiating. The wedding will be followed by a huge cocktail reception and the evening reception and dinner will be held at the outdoor area of the Middleton family estate. As per reports, Pippa is creating a Glastonbury Festival-style bash for her wedding day in the grounds of the house in Bucklebury, seven miles away.
ROYAL KIDS TO BE THE STARS AT AUNT PIPPA’S WEDDING .. !
Kensington Palace has confirmed that Prince George and Princess Charlotte will take on official roles on the wedding day. The three-year-old prince George will be the page-boy and his two-year-old sister, Princess Charlotte will be one of the littlest bridesmaids at their aunt’s wedding. The best man is said to be made in Chelsea star and James Matew’s brother, Spencer Matthews. The buzz is that big sister Kate Middleton may not be the maid of honour, opting instead to just do a reading, so as to let Pippa, the bride be the centre of attention.
IS THE COST £250,000 .. ?
As per a bridal site that has factored in the expenses, report, Pippa’s wedding may cost up-to £250,000! With close to 350 guests, the venue booked is huge, luxury marquee and will no doubt protect guests considering the unreliable wet British weather in May. The marquee may also need excess staffing due to the huge guest list and that will escalate catering costs.
THE BRIDE’S DRESS .. !
While the paparazzi has been trailing Ms Pippa Middleton for weeks now, in the hope of discovering which designer she will choose, the biggest speculation is about British designer Giles Deacon. Buzz is he may be athletic- framed Pippa’s choice for the wedding gown.
RECOMMENDED BY COLOMBIA .. !
As per the reports, Pippa has turned down many huge magazine offers to cover her wedding. Instead, Millie Pilkington, the private wedding photographer for brother-in-law Prince William and sister Kate, Dutchess of Cambridge will be the wedding photographer that day.
PIPPA ON THE BRIDAL BOOT CAMP .. !
The secret for gaining glow on her wedding day is now out. Reports say Pippa earlier had signed up for a three month-long bridal boot camp at a swanky London club, to prepare for her nuptials. Along with yoga, pilates and dance classes, the regimen stresses on healthy eating, meditation and gives access for help and confrontation from the top skincare experts.