Serena Williams Weds

Serena Williams weds her Prince at Alexis Ohanaian. Such a beautiful union! Serena williams and Alexis Ohanaian have officially tied the knot and they couldn't be any happier! SerenaWilliams  stunned at her wedding looking like an absolute queen in a SarahBurton by AlexanderMcQueen dress. Her second dress was a feathered Donatella Versace custom made dress! Congratulations Serena! The new parents to daughter Alexis wed in an intimate ceremony in New Orleans, Louisiana, in front of guests including Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jay Z, Kelly Rowland, LaLa Anthony and Prince Harry’s girlfriend and actress Meghan Markle.

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Bridal Look on Serena Williams 
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For the wedding decor, the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans was changed to a French ball–themed, “Beauty and the Beast”–style decor, complete with a gold arch of flowers at the end of the aisle, long tables covered in lamé fabric, and lots of surprises.

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– The four long tables were covered in flowers

– The wedding favours were trophies – Alexis surprised Serena with a carousel -The dessert bar was created by “Creative Edge Parties” – Thecake was by “Lulu Cake Boutique”
– Serena & Alexis sat on “Throne-like” chairs
– The decor was overseen by the legendary Preston Bailey
– The Planner was Jennifer [Zabinski]
– Each table was named after Serena’s grand slam wins

Photos: Mel Barlow, Allan Zapedan, Bob Metelus & Erica Rodriguez for Vogue.

 

 

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GALIA LAHAV BRIDESMAIDS   Her bridesmaids (including Venus Williams of course!) wearing custom bridesmaids gowns from Gallia Lahav. Venus’ also wore a gorgeous convertible dress without its tulle overlay!  photo: Bob Metellus and Allan Zepeda via @voguemagazine 

 

Before Williams walked down the aisle, her bridesmaids all wore custom Galia Lahav dresses. “She talked to all of us and just kind of let us have creative control as to what dress fit our personality. And then she approved it, of course!” Serena’s best friend, Val Vogt, told Vogue.

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About her dresss Serena says “I flew to London to meet with Sarah and ended up falling in love with the ball gown silhouette, which is completely the opposite of what I ever thought I would choose for myself,” the bride said of her wedding look that also featured a cape.

 

“I loved the idea of doing a really spectacular ball gown, and it has turned out to be such an incredibly special piece,” she said.

 

In addition to her strapless, belted gown, Williams sparkled thanks to jewelry by XIV Karats, worth $3.5 million in total. Meanwhile, her groom wore an Armani suit DF097F9C-681F-4BD6-AE70-4E83F75C2913 7962192F-67C8-4AE8-8E2D-9DA29B9D2794 79658657-D178-48E1-B2E6-6F1F90DF695A 72A614A9-D48A-45F2-ADD8-18CF9CD6F2E3

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