It’s been a while since we’ve seen an engagement this romantic. Even though it’s been a few months since Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson announced their engagement, the world still hasn’t gotten over the happy news. The couple’s wedding will take place on October 20 in London. The day itself will be such a memorable event that it will hold a special place in the hearts of their fans. We’ve collected all the necessary details from the couple’s press releases and interviews to help you mark this historic day!
The Date: October 20, 2016
The wedding will be celebrated on October 20, 2016. The couple have chosen to keep the date a secret for the time being, but we do know that they will tie the knot in London. The couple have also hired a wedding planner named Tatiana Cork to help them plan the big day. It will be a private affair, but guests will be able to celebrate with them in private after the ceremony. The wedding party will consist of family and close friends.
Venue: Little White Wedding Chapel
The venue for the wedding will be the Little White Wedding Chapel, located at 3 Chapel Street in London. The chapel’s owner Richard Kenworthy has designed the perfect space for the happy couple’s big day. As you may imagine, the chapel is quite small, so the whole event will be intimate and highly luxurious. The chapel will offer a selection of beautiful, white wedding cakes, created by London’s finest bakeries.
Catering: Boucherie Lane
The catering for the wedding will be done by Boucherie Lane. Boucherie Lane are renowned for their French-Canadian cuisine, which features ingredients sourced from all over the globe. The restaurant specializes in “traditional French cooking, using only the best seasonal ingredients”: according to their website. They will be serving a two-course meal, followed by a champagne lunch. A five-course meal will also be served depending on the number of guests.
Wedding Dress: Designer
The dress for the wedding will be designed by Stella McCartney. The designer has created a unique and custom-made wedding dress for the 29-year-old actress, which she has described as a cross between a “bridesmaid’s dress and a bride’s dress”. She has designed a stunning lace dress and matching shawl for the big day. The designer has also created a wedding bonnet for Stewart, which she has styled with a veil. Finally, the designer has created a clutch bag for the happy couple.
Bridesmaids’ Dress: Designer
The bridesmaids’ dresses for Stewart’s wedding will be designed by Oscar de la Renta. The designer has created a truly unique piece of craftsmanship for the occasion. The gowns are made from a gorgeous satin material and are fully lined. They are designed in a way that the bride’s dress and the bridesmaids’ dresses form a cohesive whole. The designer has created a look that is both classic and unique at the same time.
Band: The National
The band for the wedding will be the National. The indie-rock band will be playing music that is both old and new at the same time. Some of the tracks they have chosen to perform at the wedding include: “Girl Can’t Help It,” “I’m Not Your Girl,” and “Fake Tales of San Francisco.” The band has also curated an album of songs dedicated to Stewart and Pattinson called Beautiful Trauma. It will be released on September 4, 2016, to celebrate their love story.
Reception Venue: The Old Vic Tunnels
The reception venue for the wedding will be the Old Vic Tunnels. The theatre has agreed to rent the venue for the day, as well as providing a private room for the reception.
The couple are also planning on having a giggle-awesome photo booth, where they can enjoy some “alone time” after the ceremony. They will also have a wedding cake, made by the same bakers that will serve the chapel, and coffee tables shaped like mushrooms, made by Dim Mak, for everyone to enjoy.
Wedding Cake: Designer
The wedding cake will be designed by Daniel Boulanger. His intricate cakes are made of various delicious layers, and are always on trend. The cake will feature an edible gold band, which symbolizes the couple’s commitment to each other.
Wedding Dress Alterations: Designer
The couple have hired a professional wedding dress tailor, Richard Hart, to alter their outfits for the big day. They have also chosen to order dresses that are built to order, so they can ensure that everything fits perfectly on the big day. The designer has warned the couple that the dress might not be comfortable due to the time of day, and requested that they check it a few times before the ceremony.
The honeymoon for the newlyweds will be an adventure of a lifetime. They have booked a cruise around the Mediterranean with the company Hochschild Kohn, which specialises in luxury cruises for newlyweds and honeymoons. The cruise will travel from Spain to Turkey, and make pit stops along the way. The itinerary includes visits to popular landmarks like Dubrovnik, Italy’s mainland, and more!
Signature Cocktails: Brandy and Whiskey
Brandy and whiskey are the traditional drinks of choice for the wedding dinner, and the couple plan on having signature cocktails made with these classic drinks. Here’s a list of the cocktails that they have chosen to name after themselves:
- Peppered Mint, a refreshing take on the classic martini using Smitten Juice vodka and Brandy;
- Siesta, a combination of Havana Club rum, Cocchi Americano vermouth, and a splash of orange bitters;
- Flaming Heart, made with Appleton Estate rum, brandy, and pineapple juice; and
- Bandit, a mixture of Dark Rum, coffee liqueur, and a splash of lemon juice.
Wedding Menu: Bridal Suite, Garden, and Church
The wedding menu will be served in the bridal suite, the garden, and the church.
The wedding dinner will begin at 5:00 pm, and will consist of a three-course meal served by the finest chefs from around the world. The banquet will feature Mediterranean cuisine and offer a variety of lamb, chicken, and beef dishes. Traditional Austrian fare will also be on offer, as well as a fish course and dessert. A four-course meal will be served in the afternoon, before the ceremony at the chapel. The wedding breakfast will close at 10:00 pm.
Wedding Breakfast: Church and Banquet
The wedding breakfast will be a sit-down affair, held in the church and transformed into a more formal affair for the sake of the guests. The wedding cake will be served during the ceremony, while the rest of the wedding feast is served after the ceremony. The wedding cake will be followed by salmon, which will be served with herb butter, capers, and crème fraiche. The couple have also chosen to serve a vegetarian meal at their wedding: quinoa, black-eyed peas, and cauliflower cheese. The wedding cake will be served in a way that makes it look like a jack-o’-lantern: sliced, hollowed-out and filled with cream.
The banquet will be followed by a signing session and cake-cutting ceremony, where the newlyweds will share a romantic moment with their guests.
A wedding anniversary is often seen as the natural progression of a relationship, a chance to reflect on the past and celebrate a decade of wedded bliss. With the right planning and preparation, the celebration of a lifetime can be made even more special. The wedding of multi-hyphenate actor and singer Pattinson and fashion designer Stewart is no exception: the world is eagerly waiting to see how this memorable event will unfold.