After a four-year engagement, Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard tied the knot in a fairytale winter wedding on Sunday evening. The romantic ceremony took place at Saint Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, central London.
For the nuptials, the 36-year-old donned a breathtaking wedding dress featuring intricate lace embroidery on the sleeves and corset, set off with pretty pearl embellishments. The princess-like creation was cinched at the waist, before falling to the floor in a dramatic sweep of gauze.
Christine and Frank tied the knot in a pre-Christmas ceremony
Christine wowed onlookers as she arrived at the church to wed the former England star in her bespoke wedding gown created by bridal designer Suzanne Neville, who has also made gowns for singer Katherine Jenkins and Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton.
The glamorous bridal gown, which was covered in sparkling seed pearls, is thought to have cost around £10,000. The groom, meanwhile, was handsome in a black tuxedo and bow tie.
The bride went for a fairytale wedding gown created by bridal designer Suzanne Neville
Guests included the likes of Frank's cousin Jamie Redknapp and his wife Louise, Chelsea star John Terry, and a range of screen stars including Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schoffield and his wife Stephanie Lowe.
The newlyweds later headed to the exclusive Arts Club for the reception, where the new Mr and Mrs and their guests celebrated the joyous occasion in true lavish style.
Sports and TV stars were among the guests
The couple also invited a very special entertainer to perform – Ed Sheeran. The Thinking Out Loud singer also performed at Ronan and Storm Keating's wedding.
Christine and Frank have been dating since 2009 and got engaged in 2011. After a long engagement the 37-year-old footballer admitted he was "very ready" to tie the knot earlier this year. The father-of-two has made no secret of his love for Christine, previously describing her as his "best friend" in an interview with Red magazine.
The couple wed at Saint Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, central London