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More Familiar Fashion Faces in the NY Times' Weddings Section

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Earlier this week, we brought you the wedding announcements of Dylan Lauren, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, Amanda Brooks and a Trump scion in the storied Sunday New York Times Weddings & Celebrations feature. The fashion notable highlights don't stop there. We reached deep into the recesses of our Sunday Times obsessed memory (with an assist from Google) to bring you four more.


The Sykes/Rellie special day via Guest of a Guest

Happy Couple: Lucy Sykes & Euan Rellie

Announced on: May 19, 2002

Is the Bride "Keeping Her Name"? Yes

Fashion Cred: The transplanted London It-Girl bride was formerly a fashion director at Marie Claire. She now oversees her eponymous children's fancy clothing line. Her Brit-It Girl sister Plum is a contributing editor at Vogue and author of chic lit hit Bergdorf Blondes. The investment banking groom is well-known amongst the fashion elite for his dapper sartorial sense and habitual attendance at fashion-related soirées.

Provenance: The bride hails from tony Sevenoaks, Kent. The groom is from London.

Fancypants Education: Euan holds degrees from Eton and Cambridge.

Swank Lineage: While none of this is mentioned in the profile (we suppose being pretty and British is enough of an "in"), after a quick Google, we found that the bride has the British equivalent of a typical Times-encouraged genealogical history. Lucy's grandfather Christopher Sykes was the official biographer of novelist Evelyn "Brideshead Revisited" Waugh. Her great-grandfather baronet Sir Mark Sykes is apparently that Sykes in the Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916. Euan's dad was a British diplomat.

Profile Highlight: "They argued about seating, after many of her friends began lobbying her to be placed next to eligible guys at the reception, held at Brook's, the private club. ''Euan didn't want to isolate all the elderly people at one table,' said the bride, who grew up in Kent and has a fondness for Lifetime cable television and the Macarena. 'He thought it would make them feel ostracized not to be with all the glamorous fashion people.'"

Happy Couple: Candace Bushnell & Charles Askegard

Announced On: July 2, 2002

Is the Bride "Keeping Her Name"? Of course.

Fashion Cred: The TV show based off of Candace Bushnell's Sex & the City launched a thousand trends and made Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo and Patricia Field household names.

Famous Wedding Guests: Jay McInerney (who once had a crush on the bride), Sex & the City creator Darren Star

Profile Highlight: "Her family calls her Candy. His pals call him Chuck. They were married on the Fourth of July on a windswept Nantucket beach in a last-minute barefoot wedding that the English tabloids were anticipating for days, as if the colonies were being lost all over again."


Vanessa Trump and Donald Trump, Jr. at Dressed to Kilt in April 2011 via Getty Images

Happy Couple: Vanessa Haydon & Donald Trump, Jr.

Announced On: November 13, 2005

Is the Bride "Keeping Her Name"?: Hell, no. She is now known as Vanessa Trump.

Fashion Cred: The bride was a fashion model signed to Next Model Management. The groom's father likes to date and marry fashion models. Plus the groom's mother Ivana and sister Ivanka—both also former models—have their own respective fashion accessories lines.

Fancypants Education: At the time of the wedding, Vanessa was studying for her Bachelors at Marymount College. Donald Jr. graduated from Penn.

Swank Lineage: Unless you've been living in an underground bunker for the past three decades, the answer is fairly obvious.

Profile Highlight: The bastion of eighties excess known as Mar-a-Lago modestly described as, "where the bridegroom's family has a home."


William Powers and Cynthia Rowley in 2007 via Getty Images

Happy Couple: Cynthia Rowley & Bill Keenan

Announced On: May 19, 1996

Fashion Cred: The bride's eponymous and prolific label, of course. Who else could find the fashion and whimsy in disposable diapers and Band Aids?

Is the Bride "Keeping Her Name"? Yes and conveniently so, because the couple later divorced. In 2005, Cynthia married writer William (Bill) Powers, who is pictured above. Yes, our photo choice may have been a bit awkward, but 1) we had a hard time finding a photo of Bill Keenan and 2) how cute is Bill Powers?

Profile Highlight: Mayor Rudy Guiliani officiated the wedding, which took place in an airplane hangar. Former editor and style author Ilene Rosenzweig puffed on a cigar during the reception.
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