All that glitters

WHEN the heir to the world-famous Swarovski gemstone empire gets hitched, one can expect nothing less than a dazzling aff air.

Victoria Swarovski, 23, pulled out all the stops when she married property investor boyfriend Werner Murz, who is in his 40s.

The bride, who is a famous singer in Austria, was a vision in her heavily embellished wedding gown, which she designed herself.

● Designer Michael Cinco helped her create the gorgeous gown which costs over US$1 million (RM4.29 million).

● The Dubai-based Filipino designer has fans like Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna.

● Adorned with 500,000 Swarovski crystals and a dramatic eight-metre veil and train, the gown weighed a hefty 46kg.

● The couple, who have been together since 2010, wedded in Trieste, Italy, with 250 guests present.

● They took their vows in the Cathedral of San Guisto.

● It was a three-day fest in the Italian sun for guests.

● The reception venue, the lavish five-star resort Hotel Falisia, was decorated with thousands of Swarovski crystals.

● The newlyweds had a five-tier wedding cake, enjoyed a fireworks display and lots of dancing throughout the night.

● In attendance was the bride’s journalist mother Alexandra and father Paul, who works for the family business. — Agencies

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