Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton’s wedding, Ciara & Russell take Italy & more wedding news

Last week, American singer, Gwen Stefani shared photos from her wedding, Andrea Bocelli performed at a wedding in Italy, and a 94-year-old African-American woman, Martha Mae Ophelia Moon Tucker wore a wedding dress for the first time. Nigerian actor, Seun Akindele celebrated his wedding anniversary, Russell Wilson and singer, Ciara celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary and Victoria and David Beckham also celebrated their anniversary. Here’s all the wedding news from last week.

Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton’s wedding: The American singers tied the knot on Saturday, the 3rd of July 2021 at Blake’s ranch in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. The ceremony was officiated by their friend, Carson Daly, who’s also the host of The Voice where the couple met. Gwen wore two custom dresses by designer Vera Wang; People shared that the first dress was a lily-white Haute silk georgette gown with a sweetheart plunging neckline and a veil with hand-embroidered names of the bride and groom, and also Gwen‘s children; Kingston, Zuma and Apollo. The second look was a lily-white Italian silk crepe and hand tumbled tulle strapless mini dress with a pair of sky-high custom stiletto cowboy boots from Le Silla.

Italian opera tenor and multi-instrumentalist, Andrea Bocelli performed at a wedding last week. The singer performed live at an outdoor wedding in Villa Balibiano at Ossuccio, Province of Como, Italy.

How it started vs How it’s going: Last week’s episode featured Nimi, and her boyfriend, Seyi who have known each other since childhood. The bride-to-be announced the news of their engagement on social media, and it went viral.

92-year-old grandmother, Martha Mae Ophelia Moon Tucker wore a wedding dress for the first time last week despite being married in 1952. Martha shared that she had always wanted a wedding dress but didn’t have one because black women weren’t allowed in bridal shops at that time. Martha’s granddaughters surprised her with a dress fitting recently and ABC News shared a video of her trying out a wedding dress. Speaking to Good Morning America, she said she felt wonderful in the dress.

The Akindele’s are 5. Nigerian actor, Seun Akindele and his wife, Toun marked their 5th wedding anniversary last week; the couple who got married on the 9th of July, 2016 shared photos on Instagram to celebrate.

Ciara & Russell Wilson take Italy. The American singer and football quarterback celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary in Italy. Ciara shared on Instagram; ‘5 Years & Forever To Go. There’s no place I’d rather be. Cherishing every step of the way. #HappyAnniversary My Love @DangeRussWilson. You Are My Everything! Ti Amo Tanto Mi Amore. ❤️🇮🇹’.

22 years later, still matching outfits. Fashion designer, Victoria Beckham, and her husband, David Beckham celebrated their 22nd wedding anniversary last week. David shared on Instagram; ‘22 years later, still matching outfits 😂 Happy anniversary love u so much, and thank you for giving me our amazing kids so we can all wear the same 😂’. Victoria shared on her page; ‘I love you David 💕 Happy Anniversary 💕’.


Eguolo Anita Etefe is a wedding and travel enthusiast

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