Chelsea Clinton Wedding Day Roundup!

Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky married Saturday night and we've got the inside scoop on all of the juicy wedding day details -- from Chelsea's strapless wedding dress to the 500-pound wedding cake!
by Anja Winikka
  1. Chelsea Clinton's Vera Wang Wedding Dress

    Chelsea wore a classic wedding dress silhouette -- a custom-made, strapless A-line wedding dress by Vera Wang with trendy accents like raw-edged laser cut organza swirls on the skirt and train and a crystal-encrusted belt at the waist (together, rumored to have cost around $25,000). She finished the look with a simple cathedral-length wedding veil.

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  2. Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Look

    Chelsea let her crystal-beaded belt do most of the sparkling, and then added diamond earrings and a diamond tennis bracelet. As for Marc, he skipped the typical tux and bow tie and opted for a skinny black tie and fitted suit (designed by Burberry's creative director Christopher Bailey) with a small freesia boutonniere.

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  3. Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Bouquet

    Another on-trend wedding detail, Chelsea carried an understated monochromatic ivory bouquet all wrapped together with a white ribbon.

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  4. Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Ceremony

    Because Chelsea is Methodist and Marc is Jewish, they had an interfaith ceremony officiated by a rabbi and a reverend. The ceremony took place outdoors and the couple exchanged vows beneath a Jewish huppah made out of fresh hydrangeas and roses. Friends and family read the Seven Blessings (a Jewish wedding tradition) and a Leo Marks poem, "The Life That I Have," was read as well.

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  5. Chelsea Clinton's Wedding Cake

    We talked to Chelsea's cake baker from La Tulipe Desserts for a few of the details. The nine-tiered cake was 500 pounds and four feet tall, and price estimates fall in the $10,000 to $12,000 range. The cake was mostly white with silver accents and 1,000 edible white sugar flowers, all delicately brushed to give a pearlescent sheen. The gluten-free (Chelsea's allergic to gluten) vanilla wedding cake with dark chocolate mousse filling was made out of local and mostly organic ingredients.

    Note: This sketch is similar to Chelsea's cake, created by Sweet Element Bake Shop.

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  6. Chelsea's Wedding Reception Band

    An 18-piece big band orchestra (coordinated through Jimmy Vali in New York) played the classics all night long. And (as reported by The Washington Post) Chelsea danced with her dad to Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight." Later in the evening, wedding guests made their way onto the tennis court for the after-party where a DJ played into the early morning.

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