If you've been waiting for our Over-the-Top Weddings to get truly over-the-top,today's couple is for you.At No.5 in the Top 10 Over-the-Top Weddings of 2009,Ivanka Trump (daughter of The Donald) and Jared Kushner (publisher ofThe New York Observer) and their lavish October 25 nuptials.(Slice of six-foot-tall,multi-flavored wedding cake,anyone?)
Engaged just three months earlier,Ivanka toldBrides.com,"I always envisioned myself having a traditional and elegant wedding."
The couple's registries (at Williams-Sonoma,Crate & Barrel,and Tiffany) included a $1,350 silver footed bowl and two $325 silver cake servers as well as $4.95 placemats and $7.95 drinking glasses,according toThe New York Times.
Invites from Tiffany went out to the more than 500 guests—including Russell Crowe,Regis Philbin,Natalie Portman,and Barbara Walters—who joined the couple at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster,New Jersey.
The morning of the wedding,the bride tweeted:
"Just finished a gorgeous hike.The leaves are spectacular and the sun is shining.Everything is simply perfect!I'm getting married today!"
Ivanka's gown,inspired by Grace Kelly,was custom designed by Vera Wang using three kinds of lace.She accessorized with jewels from theIvanka Trump Collectionand Stuart Weitzman satin stilletos and carried an all-white bouquet,which included stephanotis.
The bride packed a shorter pair of heels for the reception,at which,she told Brides.com,she planned on "dancing like a maniac with all of my friends!"
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