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Paul Sculfor marries Federica Amati in summer wedding – see the HELLO! exclusive

The happy couple tied the knot in 2016

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23 August 2018
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Britain's Next Top Model judge Paul Sculfor was joined by fellow judge, photographer Nicky Johnston, and models Ryan Krause, Tommy Dunn and Ella Thomas, when he married socialite Federica Amati at the 17th-century Christ's Chapel of God's Gift in South London. Looking dapper in a Brooks Brothers suit, Paul, 44, who has dated Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz, exclusively opened up about his special day with HELLO! in August 2016. Speaking about their city wedding, he said: "I know it's a bit of an odd thing for a man to say, but it really was a dream. It was exactly how it should have been." Wedding planners Jemma-Jade Events helped bring the couple's dreams to life. Talking about his bride, who wore an off-white georgette silk dress she designed herself, Paul said: "I just thought, 'Wow'. She looked stunning. I felt incredibly happy and very grateful." The bride's bouquet was created by Lisa Cook of Fleur Couture.

Paul opened up about the couple's big day

Italian-born Federica, 29, revealed how she was bowled over by Paul soon after they meet two years ago. "It was like a train hitting me in the face. I wanted to marry him and have his babies," she said. On their wedding day, the couple made a special pact to ensure that they lived in the moment. Paul explained: "We made a pact to be 'present'. Not to sound too goofy, we said to each other, 'Let’s take pauses, let’s listen to each other and notice what's going on.' So by the end of it all we felt like we’d had a really full day."

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Federica even designed her own wedding dress, with a bit of help from Margaret Ratcliffe, a London-based seamstress who works with Beulah London, owned by Lady Natasha Rufus Isaacs and Lavinia Brennan, both old friends of Federica's. The blushing bride looked exquisite in a full- length, off-white georgette silk dress with a flowing skirt. Federica's decision to design her own dress came down to the simple fact that she didn't find a dress that she liked. "I looked like a total meringue," she said of some of the creations she tried on. The choice of wedding venue was also close to Federica's heart. The traditional service took place in the 17th-century Christ’s Chapel of God’s Gift in picturesque Dulwich Village, South London, where Federica grew up and went to school.

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