A fairytale wedding on 13 September at the St. Joseph church in Tutzing, Germany at 4.30pm. Princess Maria Theresia von Thurn und Taxis married Hugo Wilson. Party afterwards at the nearby Garatshausen Castle, owned by the Thurn und Taxis family. The “wedding of the year” was supposed to be private, but of course outside there were many onlookers and press.
The bride’s wedding dress was designed by Vivienne Westwood. Fürst Albert von Thurn und Taxis, brother of the bride, gave away his sister.
Among the guests were Hereditary Prince Alexander and Hereditary Princess Sarah von Isenburg, Princess Felipa of Bavaria and her husband Christian Dienst, Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo, Princess Chantal von Hannover with her sons Ernst August and Christian.
The wedding was led by Father Alexander Sherbrooke of St Patrick’s, Soho, London. Best man and maids of honour were Sami Robertson, Victoire de Pourtalès and Clementina Gentiloni Silverj. The bridal children were Count Valentin von Schönburg-Glauchau and Princess Elisabetta zu Schwarzenberg. The ushers were the Hon Angus Elphinstone, Max Fraser, Charles Green, Oliver (Viscount?) Lymington, Prince Ernst August von Hannover, George Scott, Robert Sheffield, Sam Emery and Alexander Flick.
A few very nice pictures were posted in Hola online.