Edward Enninful, one of the UK’s most powerful fashion men for five years, revealed he became happily married a few weeks ago. Director of fashion in the United Kingdom and, since the end of 2020, also editorial director of the magazine throughout Europe, chose the iconic date of 22/02/2022, the day of her 50th birthday, to marry the creative Alec Maxwell.
Around 300 guests attended the tie and it was massive and full of familiar faces. Yet, although its famous guests accumulate millions of followers on social networks, none dared to penetrate the secret of marriage until its protagonists did. Enninful himself – an officer of the Order of Knights of the British Empire since October 2016 – showed some photographs and thanked Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss – longtime friends – for assisting, among other things, the creator of fashion Diane von Furstenberg, photographer Mert Alas or the couple formed by actor Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina.
“Three weeks ago, before the world was turned upside down again, I was blessed with the greatest joy I have ever known. I married my longtime partner, Alec Maxwell,” writes the director of fashion on your Instagram profile.
She shares two photos with her new husband, one showing Maxwell planting a kiss on his cheek, while another black and white image shows the couple smiling at each other during an intimate moment on their wedding day. The bride and groom dressed in renowned British companies: Burberry, Alexander McQueen and Emilia Wickstead, and had music from DJs Fat Tony and the Hale Zero brothers.
The tie took place in a lavish 1580 house belonging to the Marquesses of Bath and cost around 700,000 euros
It is estimated that the link cost at least 600,000 pounds, or about 700,000 euros, according to the experts in this type of act he cites. Daily mail. But Enninful could have received favors from friends, including the use of the historic venue where the ceremony took place, possibly a wedding gift to the partner of the 8th Marquess of Bath and his wife, Emma Weymouth, a former model, cook , television personality. and contributor to fashion.
The huge palatial house where Edward Enninful and Alec Maxwell were married was built in 1580 and is located around 200 kilometers west of London. The place, called Longleat, treasures of paintings by Tintoretto and Titian and has been owned by the Marquesses of Bath since the 17th century, 16 generations ago. The gardens are open to the public seasonally, and in fact the house will reopen for guided tours on April 1. In its more than 360 hectares you can visit a safari that the sixth Marquess installed in 1966 and which was the first in the world outside Africa. Parties and concerts are organized in its gardens, and Simply Red and Diana Ross are expected this summer.
The current Marquess of Bath married there in 2013. Weymouth is also the first black Marquess in the history of British aristocracy. Enninful also set milestones, being the first man and the first black man to achieve vogue. Her interests have been, for five years, in providing more diversity to the fashion industry, showing models of different ethnic groups, sizes and ages in her magazine reports.
For his part, Alec Maxwell, her now husband, Edward Enninful, is the founder of Kloss Films, a company dedicated to the production of commercials and short films for brands such as Bulgari, Maybelline or Intimissimi. A graduate in Fashion Design from the University of Northumbria, in the north of England, he is also the creative and digital director of the magazine. fashion.
Other people Enninful thanks for their marriage are Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, friends for years, fashion designer Diane Von Furstenberg, photographer Mert Alas and the couple formed by actor Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina. The wedding was also attended by singer and businesswoman Rihanna, whom Enninful features in one of her photos.
The executives of the magazine he directs were present, since in the acknowledgments he quotes Jonathan Newhouse, for three years chairman of the board of directors of Condé Nast, the publishing house of fashionand some members of the staff, like Dena Neustadter Giannini, the head of fashion, or his former assistant and now director of entertainment for the headline, Deborah Ababio.
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After the bond was revealed, many guests congratulated the couple, as is the case with Naomi Campbell
After the revelation of the bond, many guests congratulated the couple, as is the case with Naomi Campbell. “What an honor and joy to witness your beautiful nuptials, it was like a fairy tale, the energy and happiness of you two was magical. Thank you for asking me to be a part of the wedding of the year,” the model wrote.
According to the supermodel’s comments, her colleagues Karen Elson, Mariacarla Boscono, Adut Akech, Helena Christensen, Bianca Brandolini and Jourdan Dunn also attended the affair, as well as designers Marc Jacobs and Victoria Beckham. “Oh my God. I had the very happy experience of seeing you get married. It was the most emotional ceremony I have ever been to. Thank you for having me. You are the most beautiful, most beautiful couple. sweet and the most perfect in the world, I love you”, wrote the supermodel also Kristen McMenamy.