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VINTAGE 1981 WEDDING AT THE RITZ LONDON 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE RITZ LONDON CUNARD MAGAZINE REPRINTED FROM HARPERS & QUEEN ADVERTISING COLLECTABLES | LIFESTYLE | FASHION | HOTELS | LEISURE | BUSINESS CELEBRATIONS | WEDDINGS | LUXURY | VENUES & EVENTS | British & Far East Traders Lifestyle & Shopping Blog
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VINTAGE 1981

WEDDING AT THE RITZ LONDON

75th ANNIVERSARY

OF THE RITZ LONDON

CUNARD MAGAZINE

REPRINTED FROM 

HARPERS & QUEEN

ADVERTISING COLLECTABLES |

LIFESTYLE | FASHION |

HOTELS | LEISURE | BUSINESS

CELEBRATIONS | WEDDINGS |

LUXURY | VENUES & EVENTS

 
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4 PAGES FROM THE CUNARD MAGAZINE 1981
 
FEATURING:
 
PHOTO PRINT 1
 
OUR WEDDING
 
And they all lived happily ever after !
(except poor little Jamie who was so bored)
Doesn’t William look smug?
 
Photographed at the Ritz London which this year
celebrates its 75th anniversary.
 
PHOTO PRINT 2:
 
DINNER AT THE RITZ
 
The week before The Big Day-
I hope William stays as handsome
as his father when he’s old 
(but not so flirty!)
 
All women’s clothes by ‘Miss O’ at Oscar de la Renta.
 
Black silk print dress with three-quarter sleeves and scoop neck, £82.
Red silk cardigan and camisole, £72, with matching silk pants, £45.
Black silk frilled-neck blouse, £55, with matching silk skirt, £49. 
All available in other colours from Options, Austin Reed
 
Men’s clothes by Chester Barrie, available at Austin Reed 
 
3-piece navy chalk-striped suit, £310.
2-piece grey striped suit, £280.
2-piece navy woolintonair suit, £275. 
 
Cigars and smokers requisites
selected from the Davidoff shop at 35 St. James’s Street, London S WI (930 3079),
and served in The Ritz from the Davidoff Grande Reserve humidor
 
PHOTO PRINT 3:
 
POOR MUMMY, TRYING SO HARD NOT TO FLAP!
 
I should have asked Celia to open a bottle
 
INSET.
 Engagement ring with fine sapphire,
20 carats, circled by small brilliants’.
 
Bracelet of faceted sapphires,
over 25 carats, and diamonds, 75 carats.
 
Eternity ring with marquise diamonds, over 3 carats .
MAIN PICTURE BRIDE
 
Necklace of heart-shaped diamonds,
 approx 20 carats, set in 18 carat yellow gold.
 
Drop earrings with three heart-shaped diamonds
totalling approx. 6 carats.
 
All jewellery by David Morris38 Conduit Street, London W1
 
 
French knickers, £10,
and camisole, £10,
 from Options, Austin Reed.
Other clothes, see following page.
   
MAIN PICTURE
 
 CHR Makeup Extraordinaire ‘Light Ivory’ ,
dusted with Translucent Loose Powder.
 
Eyes: Dual Pan Patina
Shadow: Apricot Mocha |
Spunsilver Gold with Kohl Brown |
Gold Double Ended Eve Shadow Pencil.
Waterproof Luscious Lash Make-up.
Blusher: Creamy Powder Blush ‘Frosted Honey Umber’.
Lips: CHR Lipcolour Complex ‘Pure Coral’
 
All make-up from the Deauville Collection by Ultima 
INSET
 
Hands smoothed with CHR Hand Creme.
Nails coloured with Couleur Extraordinaire ‘Veiled Red’.
Special:Ultimo’s most luxurious lipstick, silverplated case. 
 
Ivoire de Balmain:
on that special day when nothing is too beautiful or too precious. 
 
PHOTO PRINT 4:
 
EVERYTHING WENT LIKE CLOCKWORK AT THE RITZ
 
apart from Jamie (who gave him champagne ?!)
 
‘Lucretia’ wedding dress of satin
embroidered tulle over satin, with full skirt,
satin sash and optional crinoline, £320;
satin embroidered veil with appliqued tulle flowers,
from a vast selection;
 
Bridesmaids dresses and accesories
from a wide selection;
 
Page-boy’s blue velvet suit and satin blouse;
 
All from Pronuptia de Paris
at their many branches throughout the country.
 
Men’s formal clothes
available to buy or hire from
Young’s Formal Wear
at their many brochures throughout the country.
 
Pink suit in 100% wool, jacket £59,
skirt £32,
with toning tie-neck blouse, £19.50.
 
Tobacco raw silk safari jacket, £50,
with matching crepe de chine skirt , £42,
and patterned short-sleeved crepe de chine shirt, £39.
 
Beige patterned Dora Reisser silk suit, £75,
with matching camisole, £24.
 
All from Options, Austin Reed
 
Photographs by David Stanford.
Make-up by Pascal at Laraine Ashton.
Hair by Dar at Clifford Stafford.
 
Children’s shoes by Gamba.
Jewellery throughout by David Morris.
Hats by Christian Dior Chapeaux by Dolores,
and by Dolores Hats.
Flowers by Constance Spry.
Wedding cake by Searcy’s.
 
PHOTO PRINT 5:
 
LONDON AT DAWN!
 
Dying for Nairobi and signing is as MRS!
 
FERRARI 400 I designed by PININFARINA,
engineered by ENZO FERRARI
 
100% cashmere sports jacket by Chester Barrie, £265,
with lightweight pure wool trousers by Chester Barrie, £52.
 
100% cashmere slipover, £49
All at Austin Reed.
 
Red linen | Terylene suit by Paul Costelloe, jacket, £75,
skirt £42, from Options, Austin Reed
 
Men’s and women’s shoes, accessories and luggage by Austin Reed
 
 
EXPLORE THE RITZ LONDON:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
    

IVOIRE DE BALMAIN 

   

    

 

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