Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Bride wore Balenciaga!

Salem Hayek married french billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of PPR- a group that owns brands like Gucci, YSL, Sergio Rossi & Bottega Veneta - for the second time in a star studded event in Venice on Saturday. They married first time on valentine's day in Paris' city hall.

Salma wore a gorgeous Balenciaga dress by Nicholas Ghesquière (a brand also owned by PPR). 150 guestes gathered at the wedding ceremony, included Charlize Theron (in Dior) , Gucci's head designer Frida Gianini, Ashley Judd, Ed Norton, Anna Wintour (in chic Chanel Couture), Stella McCartney, former French president Jacque Chirac and his wife Bernadette. Jordan's ambassador to France, Dina Kawar was also among the guests.

Dina Kawar & Anna Wintour

Penelope Curz & Javier Bardem were among the guests

The ceremony took place at the Palazzo Grassi, a white marble palace built in 1748-1772 and owned by the Pinault family since 2005. The home has a special meaning for the couple because It's where they first met when he held a gala party there in 2006.

Salma & Francois after the wedding