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The 10 Most Romantic Honeymoons from The Bachelor and Bachelorette

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From Curacao to Croatia to Tahiti, these are the most romantic honeymoon destinations from “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.”

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How to Make Your Hair and Makeup Last Through Your Entire Winter Wedding

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Celebrity hairstylists and makeup artists weigh in on how to make your hair and makeup last through your entire winter wedding.

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How to Totally Revamp Your Skincare Routine For Winter

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How to change up your skincare routine to treat dry, flaky skin in the winter, care of some of the beauty industry’s top pros.

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The Best Dressed Celebrity Wedding Guests of 2018

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From Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding to Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ massive affair, these were the best dressed celebrity wedding guests of 2018.

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Miley Cyrus Calls Liam Hemsworth Her “Survival Partner”

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“Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” singer Miley Cyrus calls Liam Hemsworth her “Survival Partner” and shares the story of how he saved her animals from a fire.

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Meghan Markle Is Expected to Take On More Royal Responsibilities From the Queen

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Queen Elizabeth is reportedly expected to pass along some of her royal duties to Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle by way of the Royal patronages.

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Princess Charlotte Wore a Hand-me-down Sweater from Prince George in the Royal Holiday Card

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Princess Charlotte wore her older brother, Prince George’s, sweater in the royal holiday card with Kate Middleton and Prince William.

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Emily VanCamp Marries Revenge Costar Josh Bowman in the Bahamas

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“Revenge” costars Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman were married in the Bahamas among family and friends, including fellow “Revenge” alum Ashley Madakewe.

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Milo Ventimiglia Had the Sweetest Things to Say About *This Is Us* Co-star Mandy Moore and Husband Taylor Goldsmith

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“This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia had the sweetest things to share about co-star Mandy Moore and her new husband Taylor Goldsmith.

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A Couple Created Their Own Barbie Same-Sex Wedding Set, and It May Have Inspired Major Change

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Groom-to-be Matt Jacobi created his own same-sex Barbie wedding gift set, and is now meeting with the design team at Mattel to discus a change to the line.

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Nick Jonas Is Already Talking About Having Babies With Priyanka Chopra

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Singer Nick Jonas talks about having babies with his new wife, “Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra, calling fatherhood a “real dream.”

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The Best Winter Wedding Lipsticks for Every Bride's Skin Tone

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While there are certain lipstick rules that any bride should take into consideration—most importantly, selecting something that’s long-lasting enough to get you through the big kiss at the altar and all of the subsequent congratulatory ones for the rest of the night—winter weddings are the perfect opportunity for a little makeup experimentation. Why not lean into dark lipstick season with something cranberry hued? Or embrace the holiday spirit with a swipe of red? The winter wedding lipstick options are endless, and we found the perfect one for every bride’s skin tone.

“I really believe if the skin is matched correctly and glowing, the bride can wear any color lipstick that makes her feel gorgeous,” makeup artist Molly R. Stern tells Brides. “I would steer away from anything too dark or too bright in regards to the maintenance issue. I also tend to lean away from super blue undertones, as I feel like they can make the lips look cold instead of full and luscious. If a bride wants a more natural look, embrace the natural lip color,” Stern explains. “Adding a simple wash of a just-bitten berry shade can give the lips a classic healthy tone. If a bolder lip is the bride’s vibe, then go with whatever color feels great. Chances are, if you feel good in what you’re wearing, your fiancé will like the way it looks too!”

No matter what your bridal beauty personality may be, we’ve got you covered with the best winter wedding lipsticks for every skin tone. Scroll through for our top picks.

Fair to Light Skin Tones

“For pale skin tones, nudes with a hint of color are really flattering. So if you’re going for a nude, try a nude pink,” says makeup artist Neil Scibelli. If you want to a bigger pop of color, makeup artist Gina Brooke suggests looking for a red with blue or purple undertones to compliment your own natural undertones. And yes, fair-skinned ladies can opt for deeper shades too—just be sure to seek out a stain or tinted balm to make it look more natural.

Nars Lipstick in Cruising

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Mac Cream Sheen in Deelight

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in American Doll

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Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 in Fig

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Milk Oil Lip Tint in Plum

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Tan to Medium Skin Tones

For medium skin, Scibelli suggests a true nude gloss with a hint of berry or mauve, while Brooke loves a peachy-pink on warmer undertones. If you want to amp up the color, stay within those tones but opt for something more pigmented for a gorgeous pop against otherwise neutral makeup. Better yet, play into the festive spirit with some sparkly sheen or a little bit of glitter.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk

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Tom Ford Lips and Boys Lip Color Lipstick in James

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Lipstick Queen Saint Collection Lipstick in Saint Peachy Nude

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Chanel Rouge Allure Liquid Powder in Volupté

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Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Color in Blissful Berry

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See more: The Best Nude Lipstick for Every Bride’s Skin Tone

Dark to Deep Skin Tones

“For deeper skin tones, I love using sheer glosses with hints of caramel or berry,” says Scibelli, while Brooke loves to see darker skin in a gorgeous pop of orange—yes, even in the winter.

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Caramel Glace

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Smashbox Be Legendary Matte Lipstick in Screen Queen

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NYX Butter Gloss in Ginger Snap

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Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick in Big Bang

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L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipstick in Peach Fuzz

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Sarah Ferguson Shares What Princess Diana Would Have Thought About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding

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According to Sarah Ferguson, Princess Diana would have really, really loved Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding.

In a new interview with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, Fergie opened up about her dear friend Diana, revealing what she thinks the late royal would have said about the ceremony. “[She would have] loved every moment of it, Really just be so proud,” she said. “Even before they got married, Diana would literally be going, ‘I can’t believe these boys have done so well.’ They are such a credit to her.”

Fergie noted that she was thinking of Diana “with my heart and my mum” from the minute she walked into St. George’s Chapel. “I miss her — no one made me laugh better than her, “she said, per Town and Country. “She had this enormous compassion and I think she would be so proud of the wonderful Meghan and Catherine [Middleton] as well. She’d want to embrace them and say, ‘You’re doing well.'”

According to Harry himself, his mom would have loved the woman he chose to make his wife. “I think they would be thick as thieves, without question. I think she would be over the moon jumping up and down, so excited for me, and would have been best friends with Meghan,” he said of Diana during the couple’s first joint interview as an engaged couple.

Though Princess Diana wasn’t at the wedding, she was a huge part of her son’s big day. Meghan’s wedding bouquet included forget-me-nots, which were known to be Diana’s favorite flower. Meghan’s engagement ring is also flanked with diamonds that once belonged to Princess Diana. “The little diamonds on the side are from my mother’s jewelry collection, to make sure she’s with us on this crazy journey together,” Harry said of the ring in the post-engagement interview. And to Meghan, that gesture meant a lot: “Everything about Harry’s thoughtfulness and the inclusion of that, and, obviously, not being able to meet his mom, it’s so important to me to know that she’s part of this with us.”

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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Celebrate Thanksgiving In India Ahead of Their Wedding

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have touched down in India ahead of their wedding! While the rest of us were preparing turkey, the couple spent their Thanksgiving getting ready for another big event this holiday season.

Over the last few months, rumors have been swirling that their wedding would take place in India over the holidays, and the pair’s recent Instagram activity may have confirmed it. On Thursday, Jonas posted a photo of himself flying above New York City with the caption, “See you later NYC…” A few hours later, Chopra followed up on her own feed with a snuggly shot of she and her fiancé, captioned “Welcome home baby… 😍,” with a geotag of New Delhi, India. In the past, she has referred to India as Jonas’ “other home,” noting how comfortable he was in her native country after only a few visits.

Then, late on Thursday, Jonas shared a photo of he and Chopra at the head of a long (white!) table in New Delhi surrounded by dozens of their loved ones. “What a beautiful Thanksgiving. Hope you all had the best day with your loved ones,” he wrote alongside the shot. Chopra posted the same photo, writing, “Happy thanksgiving.. family.. forever..”

Various Indian news outlets have reported that the couple has booked pre-wedding events for November 29th and 30th (first the sangeet ceremony, followed by the mehendi function), which will culminate in a Hindu wedding ceremony on December 2nd. The nuptials will reportedly take place at an actual palace: Taj’s Umaid Bhawan Palace in the Blue City of Jodhpur, a 347-room hotel that serves as primary residence of the Jodhpur royal family.

Their big day is expected to be a traditional Indian ceremony with “a mix of Indian and American styles and customs.” “I haven’t forced any of my thoughts on her, but I definitely want a traditional Indian wedding,” Chopra’s mother, Madhu Chopra, said shortly after their engagement. “That’s my only wish. I started the roka with a puja, which is important for me. I’m a modern mother, but at heart, I’m quite conservative.”

Based on all of the couple’s lavish pre-wedding celebrations — their engagement party in Mumbai, Chopra’s bridal shower at Tiffany’s Blue Box Cafe, and the bachelor and bachelorette weekends — we have no doubt that their wedding day will be one to remember.

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Alexis Ohanian Celebrates First Wedding Anniversary With Serena Williams With Sweet Instagram

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It’s been exactly one year since Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian tied the knot, and the Reddit founder is commemorating their first anniversary with a sweet tribute on Instagram.

On Friday, November 16, Ohanian shared a photo of the couple from their wedding, which shows him looking lovingly at a twirling Williams on the dance floor. “365 days later. And still dancing,” he wrote. “Only now Jr joins in. Happy anniversary, my queen. Here’s to many, many more,” he captioned the black and white shot.

The couple wed in 2017 in a star-studded event at a contemporary art museum in New Orleans. Williams wore a princess-style Alexander McQueen by designer Sarah Burton, with A-list guests included Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, and Kelly Rowland in attendance. “Alexis really wanted to do it here,” Serena explained to Vogue of their decision to host the event in the Southern city. “It’s his favorite city besides Brooklyn. It’s got a heavy European influence, it’s fun, and has amazing food. He just loves the vibe.“

Williams and Ohanian welcomed their first child together, Olympia, earlier this year, and the cherubic child has become an adorable fixture on both of their Instagram feeds.

See more: First Anniversary Ideas: 7 Unique & Romantic Ways to Celebrate

Their anniversary isn’t the only day of the year the Williams and Ohanian dedicate to celebrating their love. “Once a year @alexisohanian and I have what we call Salexis day,” the 36-year-old mother of one wrote on Instagram back in August. “It can fall on any day out of the year. This year was my year to plan it and I decided to surprise Alexis [by] bringing all his good childhood and young adult friends to the @PUBLIChotels.” They also spent this year’s “holiday” sampling a replica of their wedding cake, because they forgot to eat it at their actual wedding. Classic.

Congratulations on a successful first year of marriage to the happy couple, who make it clear on a regular basis just how much they truly deserve their #couplesgoals status.

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Manolo Blahnik Is Re-Releasing Carrie Bradshaw's Iconic Blue Wedding Shoes

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There was a lot to take in with Carrie Bradshaw’s wedding look in the Se**x and the City movie: Her bespoke Vivienne Westwood gown, her vampy makeup, and whatever that blue “bird” thing was that she wore in her hair… But of all of the pieces of her statement-making bridal look, the one piece that has stood the test of time is actually one she wore at the end of the film, paired with her simple white suit at her and Mr. Big’s courthouse wedding: Her blue Manolo Blahnik stilettos.

In honor of the movie’s 10th anniversary—which also marks the 10th anniversary of the shoe’s debut—Manolo Blahnik is re-releasing their “Hangsi” high heel as part of a special edition collection.

The “Decade of Love” limited launch includes seven styles, all inspired by Carrie’s iconic wedding shoe. There’s a blue high heel and flat embroidered with the phrase, “A Decade of Love” in script; A cream high heel and flat emblazoned with a map of New York City; Blue, pink and white checkered high heels; And black and white heels and flats with the word “love” calligraphed multiple times across the silk. Prices range from $985 to $1065.

“The Hangisi has since transformed from fashion fantasy to the quintessential, instantly recognisable silhouette it is today,” the brand writes on its website. “The capsule collection, A Decade of Love is inspired by New York City in dedication to the ‘Manolo’ woman and her long-standing love for this special shoe.”

Since Carrie Bradshaw selected the Hangsi as her “something blue” a decade a go, a number of brides have followed suit for their own big days. Olivia Palermo famously paired the shoe with a white sweater and princess skirt for her 2015 wedding, proving that the shoe works just as well for a bridal look now as it did back when Carrie was stood up at the altar (a move we still haven’t forgiven Mr. Big for, by the way).

See more: The Ultimate Sex and the City Bachelorette Party Guide

The movie gained the shoe a notorious place in fashion and pop culture history, which designer Manolo Blahnik says happened by happy accident. “It’s torture—it’s a horror story. It just goes on and on,” he joked to Footwear News of the shoe’s mass popularity. “It’s one of those things that I cannot explain, but I do thank God for it. I never do things thinking they are going to be iconic. It was just a coincidence.”

The collection is available for sale now in stores and at Manolo Blahnik‘s website.

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Watch the First Trailer for A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding

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It’s the year of the royal wedding, and Netflix is officially on board.

On Thursday, the streaming service released the trailer for A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding, and based on the 2-minute-and-thirty-second spot, the film might surpass Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s big day as the best royal love story of the year. (Just kidding, nothing could ever beat out those two.)

The film comes as a sequel to 2017’s so-bad-it’s-good Christmas hit, A Christmas Prince, which told the story of journalist Amber falling in love with the Prince of a made up land called “Aldovia.” The new film picks up 349 days after the last one left off, with Amber moving into the palace, planning her wedding and preparing to become the queen of a small country. “Somehow, though, I’m still me,” Amber writes to her loyal royal blog followers.

When watching the trailer, it’s hard not to draw comparisons between Amber and *another* American commoner who married into royalty this year. For one, Amber is asked to stop blogging, which feels reminiscent of Markle having to de-activate her social media when her relationship with Prince Harry got serious. For another, she seems to struggle with some of the royal traditions she’s been asked to follow, similar to how Markle chose to break a number of traditions with her own royal wedding and reportedly had trouble adjusting to all the new rules.

See more: Meghan Markle Reportedly Must Take Six Months of Royal Lessons Now That She’s a Duchess

It looks like the movie will feature no shortage of drama, with Amber dealing with an overbearing mother-in-law (a.k.a. the Queen of Aldovia) and wedding planning with “His Royal Hotness”—especially because she wants the wedding to reflect her previous life and future husband but also respect the title she’s about to obtain. (Seriously though, Markle MUST have tips on this, considering her and Harry added several personal touches to their nuptials—like the music—while keeping things largely traditional.)

The movie will be available to stream starting on November 30.

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Michelle Obama Shares the Story of How Barack Obama Proposed

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Prepare yourselves: In her new memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama shares the story of how Barack proposed, and it is e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.

Apparently, the couple of them were at dinner when Michelle brought up wanting to get married. She describes herself in the book as a “traditionalist,” but noted that Barack did not seem to have the same idea about taking the next step in their relationship.

“He reached for my hand and said that as much as he loved me with his whole being, he still didn’t really see the point,” she wrote, per Buzzfeed.

She disagreed with his sentiment and made her point well-known. “If we’re committed, why wouldn’t we formalise that commitment? What part of your dignity would be sacrificed by that?” she wrote, adding that the two got into a full-fledged debate on the subject.

“We weren’t fighting, but we were quarreling, and doing it attorney-style. We punched and counterpunched, dissected and cross-examined, though it was clearly I who was more inflamed. It was I who was doing most of the talking,” she explained, according to Buzzfeed.

Well, it turns out that Barack’s side of the debate was a VERY clever diversion, because a few minutes later a member of the restaurant’s staff appeared with a surprise for Michelle.

“Eventually our waiter came around holding a dessert plate, covered by a silver lid. He slid it in front of me and lifted the cover. I was almost too miffed to even look down, but when I did, I saw a dark velvet box where the chocolate cake was supposed to be. Inside it was a diamond ring,” she penned.

Needless to say, the swoon-factor here is off the charts.

See more: Michelle Obama Helped a Chicago Couple Say Their “I Do’s”

Despite their overwhelmingly romantic proposal, marriage hasn’t been all happiness and surprise diamonds all the time for the former President and First Lady—who celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary earlier this year. She recently opened up about attending couple’s therapy. “I know too many young couples who struggle, and think somehow there’s something wrong with them,” Michelle said on Good Morning America last week. “I want them to know that Michelle and Barack Obama—who have a phenomenal marriage and who love each other—we work on our marriage and we get help with our marriage when we need it.”

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Dave Chappelle Perfectly Photobombed an Engagement Shoot

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No matter how you decide to set them up, engagement photos are special shots that you’ll have forever—yes, even long after they make the rounds on Instagram and Facebook. And one couple recently got an even more special engagement shoot than they bargained for when they were photobombed by Dave Chapelle.

According to Yahoo Finance, photographer Jaycee Brammer was shooting photos of Thomas Saunders and Emily Eldridge at a brewery in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on November 10, when her husband turned to her and said, “Dave Chappelle just walked in.”

It was, in fact, the legendary comedian, leaving the couple immediately “starstruck” in the midst of their shoot. They reportedly chatted with Chappelle for a bit, but when they asked him to pose for a photo he politely declined.

“I really wasn’t surprised, because I had heard he wasn’t much for photos,” Brammer told Yahoo. “We all totally understood, and Dave chatted with Tommy for a few minutes.”

See more: Engagement Shoot Ideas for People Who Hate Engagement Shoots

Thankfully, they were able to capture a few shots with him in the frame, anyway. The photographer posted the resulting images to Facebook with an explanation of exactly what went down. “So, I was shooting this engagement session at a brewery tonight and this dude photobombed us… idk, you may have heard of him. Dave something?? LOL NO FOR REAL GUYS! THE Dave Chappelle photobombed our shoot, she wrote.”I’m going to have to quit photography now because how will I ever beat this? I just can’t. HUGE shoutout to the man himself. He was so nice and truly made our day. I think it’s safe to say Emily + Tommy have the coolest engagement photos EVER.”

She continued, “Is anyone else DYING over this? Because I am 😆.”

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Courtesy of Jaycee Brammer

Chappelle is hardly the first celebrity to photobomb a happy couple. Comedian Amy Schumer, for one, has made quite the habit of it: She snuck into a couple’s Central Park photoshoot just last month, and in 2017, she even photobombed a wedding photoshoot in London.

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank Spent the Night Before Their Honeymoon Eating Pizza With Family

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With 800 guests (including a number of celebrities) and the entire world watching, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding wasn’t exactly what you would call a “regular” wedding day. But once the festivities were over, they celebrated just like any other bride and groom would: by eating pizza with their families.

In a new interview with The Daily Mail, Eugenie’s mom, Duchess Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson, opened up about the newlyweds’ first few days of marriage. “The Sunday after the wedding, I said to Eugenie and Jack: ‘Do you want to stay somewhere special?’ No. They wanted to stay at Royal Lodge,” she said. “So the night before their honeymoon, the whole family were eating pizza together in the kitchen.” (The couple hasn’t yet revealed where they vacationed for their honeymoon.)

Late-night pizza wasn’t the only drool-worthy food that was served up during the wedding weekend. For the party on Saturday night, guests feasted on dishes from around the world that had special meaning to the couple. According to The Daily Mail, there was Argentinean beef in memory of Eugenie’s grandmother, Susan Barrantes; rice dishes from Nicaragua, where Brooksbank proposed earlier this year; hamburgers from the U.S., where Eugenie’s employer is based; Italian Pizza; Spanish Paella; and crepes from Switzerland to represent Verbier, where the couple first met and now own a chalet together.

See more: Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Tiara: Everything You Need to Know

In the same interview, the Duchess also revealed her favorite moment from her daughter’s wedding day. ‘My proudest moment,” she said, “as watching Eugenie standing tall, very proud to show her scoliosis scar in her low-backed dress. I’d gone to all the fittings and sat there beaming with delight, and because there was no veil it was a very strong statement.” Ahead of the big day, they checked in with St. George’s chapel to ensure there was no rule that required brides wear a veil. “There wasn’t and Eugenie just wanted to be herself,” she said. For the occassion, Eugenie donned a custom gown by British designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

A dress you feel comfortable in and a post-game pizza party with your nearest and dearest? And don’t forget the handwritten thank you notes delivered just days after their honeymoon. Princess Eugenie upped the ante for “bridal goals” for sure.

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