Amal Alamuddin, who was virtually unknown before her engagement to George Clooney a year ago, looked every inch the movie star, while her husband had the assured look of a leading man in one of his trademark romantic comedies.
Wearing a lacy white dress embroidered with pink and red floral motifs by the Italian designer Giambattista Valli Couture, the human rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin waved to the crowds, an elegant, diamond encrusted wedding ring on her finger while George Clooney looked draper in a sharp grey suit, a shimmering blue and silver tie.
The couple looked happy and too much in love with each other. The couple’s water taxi was surrounded by a small armada of other craft, including police patrol boats with their blue lights flashing and motor launches carrying paparazzi photographers and television crews from around the world.
George Clooney’s father, Nick Clooney, congratulated his son and reportedly told him that he could not wait to be a grandfather.
Although George Clooney’s spokesman in Los Angeles declared that the couple had married on Saturday night (September 27, 2014), to make the union legal under Italian law it is understood they still have to turn up for a civil ceremony.
George Clooney, fifty three, and Amal Alamuddin, thirty six, who were engaged in April 2014, have not publicly divulged details of the weekend long celebrations, leaving plenty open to speculation.
The couple tied the knot at the seven star Aman Canal Grande Hotel on Saturday night, in a ceremony conducted by their close friend and ex-mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni.
Venice city officials have announced the closure of a fifty metre yard length of pedestrian way along the Grand Canal near the sixteenth century Cavalli Palace, used for civil marriage ceremonies, for two hours on Monday (September 29, 2104), citing the George Clooney nuptials.
Here’s wishing both George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin all the happiness.
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin made their first public appearance post their Venice wedding in a gorgeous wooden motor launch. Amal Alamuddin, w...3.0