Vera Wang Says Victoria Beckham’s Wedding Dress ‘Flew Back and Forth 4 Times on the Concorde’ (Exclusive)

Vera Wang Says Victoria Beckham's Wedding Dress 'Flew Back and Forth 4 Times on the Concord'
David and Victoria Beckham pose on their wedding ceremony day in 1999.Picture:

David Beckham/Instagram

In her greater than three many years of designing wedding ceremony clothes for everybody from Gwen Stefani and Ariana Grande to Jessica Simpson and Kim KardashianVera Wang has gone to excessive lengths to make sure every of her customized designs is an ideal match.

And when it got here to creating the champagne ball robe Victoria Beckham wore to tie the knot with husband David Beckham in 1999, that meant 4 flights between New York Metropolis and London. However Wang wasn’t the one racking up all these frequent flier miles — it was the costume. Particularly its architectural sculpted bodice.

“I name it the transatlantic costume,” Wang, 74, tells PEOPLE. “That bodice flew forwards and backwards 4 instances on the Concorde.” She explains, “The precise underneath bodice was made by a really well-known couture corsetiere named Mister Pearl, who works solely out of London.”

Vera Wang Says Victoria Beckham's Wedding Dress 'Flew Back and Forth 4 Times on the Concord'
David and Victoria Beckham tied the knot in July 1999.

David Beckham/Instagram

Wang says Mr. Pearl’s corsets are designed to realize an nearly impossibly slim waist. (Mister Pearl famously created the corset in Kim Kardashian’s customized “dripping moist” Thierry Mugler costume on the 2019 Met Gala.)

“He makes corsets that must be pulled [in] with these steel issues, which is how corsets have been accomplished within the previous days,” she explains. “It takes about 45 minutes to lace up, and it might take your waist all the way down to actually 18 inches [like] Scarlett O’Hara.”

She admits she finds that diploma of cinching too excessive herself. “I couldn’t stay with that as a result of I have to be snug, as I at all times say. However Victoria did.”

Wang flew over to London to suit the corset portion of Victoria’s costume on the previous Spice Lady, and Victoria additionally got here to New York twice for fittings.

When Victoria turned pregnant along with her and David’s first little one, son Brooklyn, the costume undertaking was placed on pause.

“So then we delayed the marriage for 2 years,” Wang recollects. “Then we resumed, or possibly a 12 months and a half. So that’s [what] I name the transatlantic wedding ceremony with Victoria and David.”

She even remembers a tiny Brooklyn, now 24, “crawling round on the mattress in London” whereas his mother was doing her costume fittings.

In a enjoyable throwback second, Victoria re-wore her wedding ceremony costume, which featured a dramatic, 20-foot practice, in a video for British Vogue in September 2018.

Whereas the Vera Wang design stays one of the vital iconic celeb wedding ceremony robes of all time, it wasn’t the one costume Victoria wore on her wedding ceremony day. She and David, 48, famously confirmed as much as their reception at Luttrellstown Fort outdoors Dublin carrying color-coordinated purple seems.

The previous soccer star sported a double-breasted go well with with a purple flower pinned to his lapel, and Victoria wore a mermaid-style costume with a colourful floral embellished strap. Child Brooklyn even received in on the matching second, carrying a purple go well with, western hat and bib.

Vera Wang Says Victoria Beckham's Wedding Dress 'Flew Back and Forth 4 Times on the Concord'
David and Victoria Beckham put on coordinating purple seems at their wedding ceremony reception.

Victoria Beckham/Instagram

The couple poked enjoyable at their regretful, “very ’90s” trend decisions within the new Netflix docuseries Beckham.

“I attempted to assume again to after I determined to put on a purple go well with. I do not know when that occurred,” David mentioned, laughing sheepishly. “I feel I simply took Victoria’s lead on it. However what… what have been we considering?”

Victoria — who has since constructed an eponymous trend empire on her impeccable sense of fashion — defended the couple’s very loud reception seems.

“But it surely was enjoyable,” she insisted. “We weren’t frightened about what folks would say. I imply, Christ, how beautiful to be that means if you simply actually do not care.”

Mia Regan, Romeo Beckham, Cruz Beckham, Harper Beckham, David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Brooklyn Peltz Beckham and Nicola Peltz Beckham attend the Netflix 'Beckham' UK Premiere at The Curzon Mayfair on October 03, 2023 in London, England.
The Beckham household attends the London premiere of ‘Beckham’ on Oct. 3.

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The Beckhams proved their model evolution after they stepped out to the London premiere of Beckham on Tuesday night time. David appeared dashing in a tailor-made navy blue go well with and muted blue tie, whereas his spouse wore an elegant white double-breasted pant go well with and black pumps.

The pair was joined on the occasion by all 4 of their kids — along with Brooklyn, they share Romeo, 21, Cruz, 18, and Harper, 12 — and the siblings have been simply as stylishly turned out as their well-known mother and father.

Harper even carried a handbag from her mother’s personal model, the Chain Pouch Bag, to decorate her pale pink floor-length costume. Romeo, in the meantime, put a brand new spin on night put on, sporting an outsized chocolate-brown wrap-style go well with jacket and pleated, drop-crotch pants.

Beckham is streaming. now on Netflix.

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