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Dress Designers (from left to right): Manuel Mota for Pronovias and Dolly Couture
Even though President Barack Obama will be participating in the first presidential debate Wednesday night against Republican nominee Mitt Romney, Obama has something else to celebrate–his 20th wedding anniversary with his wife, Michelle. On Oct. 3, 1992, Barack and Michelle Obama married at Trinity United in Chicago with around 200 of their closest family and friends, according to People.
“Twenty years ago today, I married the love of my life and my best friend,” Obama tweeted. “Happy anniversary, Michelle!” In response, Michelle tweeted back, “Happy 20th anniversary, Barack. Thank you for being an incredible partner, friend and father every day. I love you!”
On her wedding day, Michelle wore an off-the-shoulder, long-sleeved white gown. But if her wedding were today, what kind of dress would she wear? Here’s what we know: Michelle likes to make a statement with bold colors and body-conscious cuts that emphasize her figure. Maybe she would wear an empire, one-shoulder tulle gown, similar to what she wore to the presidential inauguration in 2010. Or maybe she would wear a short-sleeved, tea-length dress with a birdcage veil. Congrats Barack and Michelle!
Designers (from left to right): Carmen Marc Valvo and Rivini
Anne Hathaway tied the knot to actor and jewelry designer Adam Shulman Sept. 29 in Big Sur, Calif. wearing a custom Valentino dress. Her custom dress featured an off-the-shoulder neckline, delicate lace embroidered throughout and a 1920′s-inspired headband attached to a long veil. What do you think? Weigh in on Anne’s dress in the comments below or for more inspiration, check out our wedding dress photo gallery.
Dress Designers (from left to right): Allure Bridals and Justin Alexander
Every detail of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ Sept. 9 wedding has been kept a secret, except for the venue and dress. Here’s what we know: According to Martha Stewart Weddings, Lively wore an off-white Marchesa dress with a silk tulle bodice adorned with crystal and rose gold embroidery. From these details, the dresses pictured above could be a cross between what she walked down the aisle in. It’s too bad that we have to wait for exclusive pictures from Martha Stewart Weddings until December, but for now why not take a look at our dress gallery for inspiration.
Photos (from top to bottom): Jodi Miller Photography and Amber Wilkie Photography
What’s an “unplugged” wedding? This is when a couple asks their guests to turn off all electronic devices, including, cellphones, smart phones and cameras, during their ceremony and reception.
Why do this? Having an “unplugged” wedding allows for the professional photographers and videographers to do their job and allows for your guests to be more present and not be distracted by uploading their own photographs to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
What do you think of this trend? Let us know in the poll below.
Currently casting engaged couples who have big dreams and small budgets when it comes to the wedding!
Casting call for dynamic couples who are currently engaged, but lack the funds to have a dream wedding. Each episode focuses on one couple’s big day and what it took to make the wedding happen.
What’s the catch?
The bride and groom agree to avoid all communication with each other for two weeks before the ceremony. In exchange, the groom is given $20,000 to plan the entire wedding without the bride’s input. Have no fear; each groom ultimately creates a unique wedding to celebrate his true love!
- Must be over 18 years of age
- Currently engaged
- Willing and able to get legally married between October 2012 – November 2012
- Have a few groomsmen and bridesmaids with big personalities willing to be on the show with you
- No long distance or destination weddings. You must be willing to marry within driving distance of couple’s residence(s).
HOW TO ENTER:
Please email email@example.com with the following information:
× Bride’s name and Groom’s name
× Bride’s phone number
× Bride’s email
× Bride’s resident city
× Groom’s phone number
× Groom’s email
× Groom’s resident city
× A few sentences about you and why you are an ideal couple for the show
× Wedding status – where you are in the process
× Current photo of bride and groom (make sure we can clearly see you both)
Applications are due no later than October 3, 2012.
For more information on the show or the casting call, visit the Don’t Tell the Bride fanpage on Facebook!