Nicky Hilton on Her Valentino Wedding Dress: It Was "Magnificent"
A look for the ages! Nicky Hilton opened up about her picturesque London wedding to banking heir James Rothschild during an interview with HuffPost Live on Wednesday, Sept. 16 — and couldn’t help waxing nostalgic about her memorable wedding gown.
“I knew in my mind that I really wanted to do something traditional, just classic, and white lace, and beautiful,” she said of her epic Valentino gown. “I worked closely with them and they created the most magnificent dress that I’ve ever worn and ever will wear.”
The 31-year-old designer exchanged vows with Rothschild on July 10 at Kensington Palace, and Hilton’s breathtaking look was nothing short of regal.
Her dress featured a high neck, long sleeves, 10-foot train, and delicately embroidered veil.
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“We had two or three design meetings before I tried anything on,” Hilton continued, adding that her parents flew out to London to help her with arrangements. “It was really sweet.”
When asked which historic figure has inspired her — for her wedding dress and otherwise — Hilton had an answer at the ready.
“Grace Kelly,” she said. “I love Grace Kelly. She can do no wrong.”
In addition to her famous older sister Paris, Nicky’s star-studded wedding also included famous faces such as Chelsea Clinton and Kate Beckinsale.
The 365 Style author got engaged to Rothschild in August 2014, when the pair were on vacation together in Lake Como, Italy. They originally met at Petra Ecclestone and James Stunt’s wedding in 2011.
Nicky was previously married to Todd Meister in 2004, but the couple got an annulment three months later due to the stressful nature of their bicoastal relationship.
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