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Glowing Lady Amelia Spencer rocks two bridal gowns for sunset mountain wedding – exclusive album

All the photos from Princess Diana's niece's big day with Greg Mallett

Lady Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett's wedding photos
Nichola Murphy
Deputy Lifestyle Editor
30 March 2023
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Lady Amelia Spencer was every inch the beautiful bride for her picturesque wedding with her long-term partner Greg Mallett, whom she met when she was just 17.

Amelia – the niece of the late Princess Diana – married the fitness and nutrition coach on 21 March at Quoin Rock Manor House on a mountaintop in the winelands of South Africa’s Western Cape. Among the 122 guests were Amelia's glamorous mother Victoria Lockwood, older sister Lady Kitty, twin sister Lady Eliza, and younger brother Samuel, who had a very special role.

WATCH: Lady Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett's mountain top ceremony looks like a movie - exclusive footage by Vision on Fire

From Amelia's two breathtaking bridal gowns to their "fairy garden" wedding venue, see all of HELLO!'s exclusive photos…

Amelia Spencer in white feathered pyjamas with her bridesmaids

Amelia got married at sunset, which offered her plenty of time to get ready with her bridesmaids, which included her sisters Lady Eliza and Lady Kitty, future sister-in-law Fiona, and friends Alexia Tomazos, Leila Gordon, Jacinta Spencer, Zora Van Ginkel and Lexi Ryman. She wore white silk pyjamas with a feather trim, while her friends rocked pink versions as they prepared their hair and makeup.

Lady Amelia showing off the back of her wedding dress with her bridesmaids© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Ahead of the ceremony, they changed into oyster grey satin Atelier Versace gowns. Maid of honour Eliza wore a pink version with a strappy back and a leg split, and Kitty opted for a Grecian one-shouldered blue Dolce & Gabbana dress.

Amelia Spencer walking down the aisle with her brother Samuel Aitken© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

The bride walked down the aisle accompanied by her brother Samuel Aitken and told HELLO!: "He’s the other love of my life, so it made so much sense that it was Samuel who walked me down the aisle. He was born when I was 11 and we have a very, very special relationship.

"He even said in his speech at the wedding that up until the age of seven, he believed I was his 'other mum'", added Amelia.

Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett under a floral wedding arch© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

It was the first time that her groom caught sight of her custom Versace bridal gown, and the moment even reduced him to "happy tears"! He sweetly shared: "I’ve been waiting 14 years to see Amelia walk down the aisle. To be married is a dream come true."

Waiting under the white rose arch, Greg looked dapper in a custom black Atelier Versace fine wool and mohair wedding suit and a Charles Greig watch, but all eyes were on the bride as she arrived against the backdrop of the mountains…

Lady Amelia Spencer in her Versace wedding dress© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Crafted over two and a half months, Amelia's gown featured a two-and-a-half metre train, Swarovski crystals, a hand-embroidered neckline and structured shoulders, with intricate flower patterns running throughout.

Amelia Spencer showing off her veil with the sunset behind her

She added an elegant five-metre-long veil made out of fine silk tulle, with which she experienced a poignant moment involving a white feather, and Jimmy Choo heels.

Amelia Spencer with her sisters and bridesmaids Eliza and Kitty© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Recalling her emotional dress fitting with her sisters, Amelia said: "My eyes filled up [with tears], so did my sisters’. When I put it on, I was just so happy and grateful that it was my dream dress, I didn't change one thing. It fit like a glove."

Amelia Spencer's wedding dress at sunset© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Amelia explained her dress also had a special link to her late aunt Diana, who was a close friend of Gianni Versace and a wearer of his designs. "I think she would be very proud to see me on my wedding day. I know the Versace family also absolutely love Diana, so there’s a very special connection that we have," she said.

Amelia Spencer's wedding hair© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

She wore her hair in a sleek bun finished with embellished accessories, while her sisters both chose to keep their blonde hair down in glamorous waves.

Lady Amelia Spencer posing for wedding photos with her mother Victoria with mountains behind them© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Meanwhile, former model and mother of the bride Victoria, 57, was pictured in a silky sleeveless gown in a rich teal colour, complete with a ruched neckline and a fluted midi skirt that showed off her bronzed glow.

Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett kissing at the altar© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Victoria described the ceremony as "moving" and told HELLO!: "I’ve never seen my daughter look more beautiful or more truly happy. They could not love each other more."

Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett's wedding rings against her dress© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

During the ceremony, which was officiated by Greg's father Dave, they exchanged rings engraved with the symbols of Table Mountain and a half moon. They were designed with Charles Greig Jewellers, who was also responsible for making Amelia's diamond halo engagement ring ahead of Greg's proposal in July 2020 at Clouds Estate in South Africa.

Inside Amelia Spencer and Greg Mallett's wedding reception© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

The newlyweds and their guests relocated to the rear lawn for dinner, where they took their seats inside a bespoke glass marquee decorated with white roses and twinkling lights hanging from the ceiling.

They dined on an Italian menu consisting of rigatoni pomodoro followed by steak tagliata, linefish with roasted garlic and champagne velouté, or griddled aubergine tagliata for mains – all put together by chef Ollie Swart and his team at Annalize Catering.

Amelia Spencer hugging Greg Mallett in front of their wedding cake© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Amelia and Greg cut their two-tiered rustic wedding cake made by Sweet LionHeart, which was adorned with white roses and flavoured with salted caramel.

Lady Amelia Spencer kissing her new husband Greg Mallett on the dance floor at her wedding© Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography

Amelia later hit the dancefloor with her new husband for the afterparty, which saw her change into her second bridal gown by Pronovias. It featured puff shoulders, a sweetheart neckline and a mini skirt - beautiful!

Photos: Ayeh.k Photography and Mischa Durrant Photography/@Ayeh.kphotography @Mischadurrantphotography on Instagram

Video: Vision on Fire. @visiononfire on Instagram 

Makeup: Renee De Wit

Hair: Mary Gouveia

Wedding planner: Anne Mann Celebrates

Venue: Quoin Rock Manor House

Flowers and Bouquet: Fleur le Cordeur

Bride's dress, groom's suit and bridesmaids' dresses: Atelier Versace

Bride's shoes: Jimmy Choo

Bride's After-party dress: Pronovias 

Lady Kitty Spencer's dress: Dolce & Gabbana

Groomsmen suits: Fabiani

Décor: Altijd by Jana Gouws

Catering: Chef Ollie Swart and his team at Annalize Catering

Cake: Sweet Lion Heart 

Bar at afterparty: Salute Bar Services

Marquee: Elite Marquees

Wedding Rings and Amelia's earrings: Charles Greig

Music: Starlight Agency - Nathan Ambach, Musicselecta, DJ JO, Play String Quartet, Jason Ward the Percussionist, Goodluck, and Asili Vocal Ensemble

Lighting: Unfazed Productions

Sound: F-Sharp Sound

Staff: ASAP staffing

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