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Who Wore It Better: Kat Von D at Her Wedding or Winona Ryder in Beetlejuice?

It’s a nice day for a red wedding. (Uh, not like Game of Thrones.)

Kat Von D on her wedding day.
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Another weekend, another royal wedding behind us — goth royalty, that is. Tattoo artist, former reality TV star, and beauty mogul Kat Von D married musician Rafael Reyes (a.k.a. Leafar Sayer of Prayers) this weekend.

Von D and Reyes were officially married back in February and have since announced that they are expecting their first child, a boy. But on Saturday, the pair held a formal ceremony and reception for family and friends that was exceptionally on brand for Von D.

The bride wore head-to-toe red, in a veil by Adolfo Sanchez and a gown and horns(!) by Majesty Black. The whole ensemble was very Maleficent-meets-Lydia-Deetz-marrying-Beetlejuice in the best way possible. Von D loves to be the red focal point and requested that guests wear all black, according to Revelist.

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Winona Ryder’s character from Beetlejuice, Lydia Deetz, was not explicitly mentioned anywhere as an influence, but there is a connection, perhaps subconsciously. Von D tattooed the character on the calf of Steffanie Strazzere, a makeup artist who is part of the Kat Von D official Artistry Collective.

In another reach (by me) to pop culture adjacency, this red wedding also had a bit of a Game of Thrones vibe to it. The couple had a “bloodline sigil” made that incorporates her name, Von Drachenberg, which means “dragon of the mountain,” and Reyes, which means “kings.” I mean!

In a final nod to Von D’s roots and business, her brand had a special lipstick made to hand out as wedding favors, featuring a black base with gold glitter flecks.

Winona, in all her incarnations, would likely approve of all of this. Congratulations to the happy couple!