Venice, Bernard Arnault’s son gets married. Beyoncé, Federer and Pharrell Williams among the guests

Venice, Bernard Arnault’s son gets married. Beyoncé, Federer and Pharrell Williams among the guests
Venice, Bernard Arnault’s son gets married. Beyoncé, Federer and Pharrell Williams among the guests

The singer and actress Beyonc (Photo Marco Sabadin / Vision)

Beyonc in blue coat hiding a thin blue dress, very smooth hair, diamond necklaces and black mask that shows only the gleaming gaze. She is accompanied by her husband Jay-Z, mirrored sunglasses, blue suit. Arms raised around them, in an attempt to steal a shot of the Carters together: we are in Venice, in front of the Jesuit church that a whole white flower for Alexandre Arnault’s wedding (29 years old, son of Bernard Arnault, owner of the LVMH group and rated by Forbes as the third richest man in the world after Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos) and his wife Geraldine Guyot (founder of D’Estre, a brand of hats, accessories and jewelry popular in the United States).

Da Pharrell Williams a Roger Federer

Not just a three-day party: the two, who had already married in Paris in a very confidential ceremony, have chosen to say yes again in the Serenissima. Here is singer Pharrell Williams, which does not go unnoticed in a suit with blue shorts, sports socks and white sneakers, with his son Rocket and his wife Helen. They came directly with the Orient Express from Paris, in the company of the actor Omar Sy, Helene Sy, the artist Jr. Roger, Roger! shout the onlookers who have gathered in the field in front of the church, glimpsing tennis player Roger Federer. Then the unmistakable look of the American architect Peter Marino, president of Venetian Heritage (which may have suggested to the couple the church, of which Venetian Heritage financed the restoration of the facade). Very elegant John Elkann with his wife Lavinia Borromeo and they also arrive there creative director of the maison Dior Maria Grazia Chiuri (Could she be the one who signed the bride’s dress?) followed by Tod’s patron Diego della Valle.

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The wedding and the VIP guests
The spouses

Groom Alexandre finally arrives on the gray velvet carpet, classic and minimal dress, accompanied by bridesmaids in long dark orange satin dresses. Then the Arnault family, with their father Bernard smiling. The whispers stop: walks wrapped in pure white Geraldine, the dress with subtle embroidery on the corset and a long veil embellished with stylized feathers. Enter the church, all decorated with white roses, the doors close.

The reception

The guests then all went for the reception on the island of San Giorgio at the Cini foundation, where a catering by Lanza and Baucina awaits them. On Friday evening, however, the dinner was held in the Pescheria where the setting of the market was recreated, the red and white striped curtains. The location was chosen a few months ago by Dolce & Gabbana, for the party after the parade in Piazza San Marco.

The first knows Paris

Arnault and Guyot exchanged the rings last July in Paris in the Commune. Now, the second knows Venice, at Cipriani in Giudecca (belonging to the family, since it was bought by Arnault in 2018 when he acquired the Belmond group) away from prying eyes and moving on Davide Scarpa’s VIP taxi. Also on Friday, the couple was spotted in Piazza San Marco, then strolling through the streets and allowed themselves some shots posted on Instagram. First CEO of Rinowa now joined by Tiffany, Alexandre Arnault the second child of Bernard, brother of Antoine, Delphine Frdric and Jean.

Renzo Rosso in Olympus

On Friday, the giant LVMH chose it to welcome Otb-Only the brave group, founded in 2002 by the entrepreneur Renzo Rosso, as the new founding member of Aura blockchain consortium, a platform that allows consumers to have access to the history and authenticity of the products. following its life cycle transparently, from creation to distribution. Venue of the event, the Casino Ca ‘Vendramin Calergi. Rosso’s group is now alongside Bvlgari, Cartier (headed by the Swiss Richemont), Prada, Hublot, Louis Vuitton, Hennessy. Among the highest points of the fashion business. Which in Venice are becoming an increasingly constant presence.

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October 16, 2021 (change October 16, 2021 | 21:40)



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