Gwen Stefani paid tribute to her husband Blake Shelton and her three sons on her Vera Wang haute couture wedding dress with a handmade detail.
Stefani and Shelton officially got married on the weekend of July 4 in the chapel he built for the special occasion at his Tishomingo ranch in Oklahoma. The pop singer, 51, has three boys – Kingston (15), Zuma (12) and Apollo (7) – from her previous marriage to Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale. But she honored her new marriage with a touching tribute to her family.
“She chose a custom lily white silk georgette and a high hand-rolled tulle dress with a plunging neckline and scoop back,” Wang broke the dress on Instagram on Monday. “The dress was worn with a lily white chapel length veil with the hand embroidered names of Blake, Gwen, Kingston, Zuma and Apollo flanked by 2 white roses at the hem of the veil.”
But the details don’t end there. Stefani wore a separate, shorter dress for the wedding reception, on which hand-sewn lovebirds represented the newly married couple – who started dating in 2015 and got engaged in 2020 – while three little lovebirds represented Kingston, Zuma and Apollo.
For the reception, she chose a strapless mini dress in lily white Italian silk crepe and hand-rolled tulle with hand-pieced silk, crystal and sequin-embroidered foliage flowing delicately from the waist to the waist. ‘to the skirt,’ Wang wrote in a separate Instagram post. “The embroidery is underlined by a pair of hand-sewn lovebirds symbolizing the couple. They are joined by 3 baby lovebirds representing Gwen’s children.
The country singer, 45, added his own emotional handwritten touches to the intimate ceremony of about 40 people, which was chaired by Carson Daly. The voice The host encouraged prolific songwriters to write their own vows, and Shelton wrote a heartbreaking song for him that Daly said could be one of the Top 40 hits. The song has a working title of “Reach the Star,” but it has not been officially announced if Shelton will release the song to the public.
“I hope he saves it,” Daly said in a statement. “It’ll get everyone in the wedding at that point if they record this song.”
See details of Stefani’s wedding veil below.