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For those residing under a rock or on media blackout for the past month, Chelsea Clinton wed Marc Mezvinsky at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck over the weekend. After much speculation and last week's Giant Hat sighting, the bride did indeed wear a dreamy strapless organza and tulle concoction by Vera Wang. The groom opted for Burberry (nice!) and the mother of the bride looked lovely in a magenta Oscar de la Renta gown (no, not a pant suit). A slimmer and trimmer Bill is looking pretty foxy in his tux, too.
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The near international intrigue level of speculation leading up to the wedding included discussion of expected celebrity attendees—running the gamut from Oprah Winfrey to former British Prime Minister John Major. Turns out, the only Hollywood representatives were Cheers alum Ted Danson and wife Mary Steenburgen. As the gossip-starved paps descended upon the couple, Danson quipped “We must be the only celebrities in town. I’m sorry.” The arrival of Vernon Jordan also created a stir, but more in celebrity confusion mode. One observer identified him as Hamilton Jordon (a deceased top aide to President Jimmy Carter) and another was sure that the Bill Clinton BFF was Warren Buffett. Not even close. Other than these little tidbits, the wedding was another happy friends and family filled day for a young couple, just a really really famous one. Congrats to the newlyweds!
· Chelsea Clinton Sneaks into Vera Wang Wearing a Giant Hat [Racked]
· Chelsea Clinton's Moment [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Town Elbows Its Way Into Clinton Wedding [NYT]