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Oil heiress Ivy Getty weds in San Francisco in Galliano gown

And the bride wore … a gown made from damaged mirrors.

Billionaire oil heiress Ivy Getty, the great-granddaughter of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, wed photographer Tobias Engel in a costume of glass custom-made by John Galliano.

Adding to the opulent affair, “Queens Gambit” star Anya Taylor-Joy was the maid of honor and the ceremony was officiated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The bride’s rescue canine was a hoop bearer.

The 26-year-old artist and mannequin Ivy walked down the aisle at City Hall in San Francisco in a {custom} Galliano gown for Maison Margiela Haute Couture, made of 4 layers and lined in mirrored items.

Ivy Getty's mirror wedding dress.
Ivy Getty’s mirror wedding ceremony costume.

“A big percentage of the dress is real mirror,” Galliano told Vogue of the glowing quantity. “But because she has to walk in it, we created a substance that would evoke real mirror but weigh considerably less.”


Her veil was embroidered with walnuts in honor of her grandmother Ann, who grew up on a walnut farm. It additionally had guitars to pay homage to her late father, John Gilbert, a musician who died final 12 months.

Ivy informed Vogue she selected controversial designer Galliano as a result of her late grandmother at all times wore his designs for Givenchy after which Christian Dior, from which he was ousted in 2011 after a video surfaced of him occurring a drunken anti-semitic tirade in Paris. He joined Maison Margiela in 2014.

Ivy Getty marries photographer Tobias Engel at San Francisco  City Hall
Ivy Getty marries photographer Tobias Engel at San Francisco City Hall

“My grandmother always wore John Galliano’s designs,” Ivy defined to the shiny. “My grandmother always admired him so it felt as if she was there with me during all of this.”

“After my grandmother’s passing — she was really more like a mother to me — I felt this connection to John. I knew I wanted him to create the dress for my wedding. My aunt Vanessa, who I am very close to, was connected to him through a friend, and here we are.”


Guests on the black-tie occasion included California Governor Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Vanessa Getty, Princess Olympia of Greece, designer Wes Gordon, Mimi Wade, Vogue journalist Hamish Bowles, Fletcher Cowan, and filmmaker Christian Coppola.

There was additionally a pre-wedding, “Mod”-themed bash DJed by Mark Ronson on the Palace of Fine Arts the place company donned appears from the Sixties and later rocked out to a efficiency by Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Ivy Getty being fitted for one of her wedding gowns.
Heiress Ivy Getty being fitted in the layers of her wedding ceremony gown by designer John Galliano

Getty wore three separate appears to the bash from designers Emanuel Ungaro, Emilio Pucci and Norman Norell. 

The newlyweds even placed on a picnic on the Log Cabin on Presidio the place company have been provided up IV drips to treatment their hangovers, according to Vogue.


Capping off the weekend Taylor-Joy wrote on Instagram of the lavish nuptials, “My baby girl got married yesterday,” she wrote. “Being by your side all these years and your maid of honour has been nothing short of a privilege and your existence, nothing short of a miracle. I am so PROUD of the woman you’ve become. If you’re ever in any doubt — I have loved you and will love you, forever.” 

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