Pippa Middleton's Stunning Wedding Dress and Ring - How Much They Cost?


Pippa Middleton's Stunning Wedding Dress and Ring - How Much They Cost?


Plus, plan for her two honeymoons to a private island in French Polynesia and to a Scottish hunting lodge is revealed.
After being awed by Pippa Middleton's stunning wedding dress and lavish party, it's time to break it down by numbers. For her special day, it's safe to say that the British columnist/author and her new husband James Matthews spared no expense. Here's how much the wedding costs.

Pippa's Gown - Pippa wore a custom-made lace Giles Deacon design which came with a £40K price tag.

Venue/Marguee - While the reception was held at the Middleton's family home, the couple built a £100,000 glass palace that could fit around 300 guests they invited.

Catering and Drinks - The couple reportedly treated the guests to food that cost around £200 per person. She invited around 350 guests, so the catering alone may cost £70K. It's also believed that 750 bottles of Nyetimber 2010 Blanc de Noir Millington, costing £56,250, were served during the reception.

Wedding Rings - Pippa was spotted wearing a huge diamond encrusted wedding ring, which is estimated at £15,500, after the church service, while the groom James' platinum band may cost £1440.

Floristry - St. Mark's Church in Englefield, where Pippa and James said their "I dos", was decorated with pale pink roses and white flowers with green leaves, which matched her small bridal bouquet. The arrangement is estimated to cost £16,000.

Bridesmaids, Flower Girls and Page Boys Outfits - Both Prince George and Princess Charlotte, as a pageboy and a bridesmaid respectively, wore outfitst by Pepe & Co. The outfits of the group of eight bridesmaids and pageboys cost around £4K.

Other costs included photography (£3,500), videography (£4,000), cake (£2,600), stationery (£5,125), music (£6,750), church fees (£456), Decoration and Production (£6,000), hair and makeup (£1,700), groomswear (£6,050), veil (£2,000), entertainers (£1,500), wedding favors (£700) and 'luxury facilities' (£4,000).

Bridebook estimated that the total cost for Pippa's big day is £250,000. According to Daily Mail, the cost could have gone up to £1.2 million, though her family didn't have to foot the full bill, thanks to some generous friends who gave them discounts. The cost was nothing compared to Kate Middleton and Prince William's royal wedding which was said to cost around £20 million.

Following the wedding, the couple reportedly will spend a week in the Pacific Island of Tetiaroa. James' family owns a 10,000-acre estate near Loch Ness in the Highlands area. After that, they will head to the second destination, a hunting lodge in Scotland. They will end the honeymoon by catching the final of the French Open tennis tournament in two weeks' time.


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