Jordan's wedding is lovely, elegant affair

  • Updated: April 30, 2013 - 9:46 AM
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Newlyweds Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto took the dance floor at their wedding reception on Saturday.ht.la. The wedding took place at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea with more than 300 guests in attendance, including Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing and Ahmad Rashad, Jordanís manager Estee Portnoy told The Associated Press Sunday. (AP Photo/JUMP.DC, Joe Buissink) MANDATORY CREDIT

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– Michael Jordan got married over the weekend to 35-year-old former model Yvette Prieto in Palm Beach. Here are some of the luscious details.

The vows were exchanged at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea with nearly 300 guests, including Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee and Ahmad Rashad. The reception was at the Bear’s Club in Jupiter, a luxurious private golf club.

Prieto wore a French silk voile corseted sheer sheath gown by J’Aton Couture. The gown featured French seamed crinoline borders that cascaded into a dramatic cathedral train finished in lace, with accents of a peacock-feathered design.

Entertainment included singers K’Jon, Robin Thicke, and Usher, and the Source, an 18-piece band.

The seven-layer white rum wedding cake was ­covered in white fondant and sugar crystals, and adorned with crystal brooches and the couples’ monogram on the top layer.

Guests sat at tables that were a continuous candle-lit landscape with a myriad of crystal candelabras and mercury glass vessels, each filled with one variety of white flower, including roses, ­peonies and tulips, and one accent of purple.

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aSSOCIATED PRESS, Jon bream

 



 

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