‘We had the best day’: Made In Chelsea’s Nicola Hughes marries Charlie Tupper in lavish ceremony as the newlyweds reveal they planned everything in just SIX WEEKS
Made In Chelsea‘s Nicola Hughes and businessman Charlie Tupper tied the knot in a lavish Surrey ceremony last Saturday, with Nicola, 31, gushing: ‘We had the best day.’
Planned in just six weeks, the blow-out ceremony took place at beautiful Botleys Mansion and had the likes of Lottie Moss and bridesmaids Tiffany and Lucy Watson in attendance alongside 105 other guests.
Speaking about their big day for the first time in a new interview, the couple revealed that their nuptials were originally set to take place across three days abroad, however, they were forced to make other plans due to the pandemic.
Wedding bells: Made In Chelsea’s Nicola Hughes, 31, and businessman Charlie Tupper tied the knot in a lavish Surrey ceremony last Saturday (pictured: September 2020)
Bridesmaids: Bridesmaids Tiffany and Lucy (pictured) Watson were in attendance alongside 106 other guests
‘It was hectic and a little stressful but we’re so happy we were able to make it work,’ Nicola, who has been with Charlie for five years, told OK! magazine.
Also sharing that she took control of the wedding herself and did not use a wedding planner, the TV personality added: ‘I decided to take on the task myself.’
Asked how it feels to be husband and wife, Charlie gushed: ‘Everything feels a lot more special. I have this ring on my finger now and I never wear rings, so it feels really weird. We just have so much to look forward to now.’
On the day, Nicola looked stunning in a chic Bon Bridé dress and the couple – who became engaged in Ibiza last summer – exchanged bespoke rings, with the bride even doing her own hair.
Lavish: Planned in just six weeks, the blow-out ceremony took place at beautiful Botleys Mansion
Hectic: ‘It was hectic and a little stressful but we’re so happy we were able to make it work,’ Nicola, who has been with Charlie for five years, admitted
Nicola and Charlie’s fast dance was to ‘beautiful’ song At Last – which they practiced at home before the big day – and guests tucked into a three-course wedding breakfast consisting of prawns on a bed of tomatoes, slow-cooked beef and an apple and raspberry crumble to finish.
Guests also enjoyed an impressive four-tiered wedding cake composed of a carrot, chocolate, lemon and red velvet layer.
Once their vows had been exchanged, an eight-piece band kicked off the post-ceremony party, which went on until 3am.
Hen: Tiffany was also a bridesmaid alongside her Made In Chelsea star sibling (pictured with Nicola at her hen do earlier this year)
Guest list: Kate Moss’ younger sister Lottie was also on the guestlist
Guests were also asked to take lateral tests before arriving at the venue, with Charlie telling the magazine that one person had tested positive meaning they weren’t able to be part of their big day.
Nicola revealed that her favourite part of the day was unplanned, and happened when venue organisers pulled them aside and took them to a room to spend time alone and let everything sink in.
‘I felt so grateful,’ Nicola said of the gesture.
Looking to the future, she added that she and her husband are excited to start planning their honeymoon, buy a house and one day start a family.
Spontaneous: Nicola revealed that her favourite part of the day was unplanned, and happened when venue organisers pulled them aside and took them to a room to spend time alone