From her wedding venue at London's Kensington Palace to her gorgeous Valentino gown, not to mention her billionaire groom James Rothschild, Nicky Hilton's wedding on Friday was almost perfect — but it didn't go off without a hitch.
The fashion designer, 31, experienced a minor style snafu while making her way to her nuptials when her delicate wedding veil got caught underneath a car tire. Granted, it was a tire belonging to a Bentley, but a car tire nonetheless.
Though we're sure she was freaking out on the inside, Nicky appeared to remain calm while waiting for helpful onlookers to free her lacy headpiece. (She's a hotel heiress, so she knows how to handle these types of situations.) Once the problem was remedied, she and her father, Richard, hopped into the luxury vehicle and continued en route to the wedding venue where she would exchange vows with an heir to one of Europe's most prestigious banking families. That's how the Hiltons roll.
Thankfully, Nicky's wedding dress — reported to be worth $77,000 — wasn't damaged as it was pretty special.
"Ever since I was a little girl I wanted Valentino to design my wedding dress. Valentino is the definition of timeless elegance, I don't think there's another couture house like it," she told Harper's Bazaar, revealing that she had a lot of input into the design. "I went through every look from their collections over the last 10 years. I studied the archives, and I just sent notes about details I liked — a certain sleeve, a high neckline."
Six months later, the end product was was a "guipure lace gown, embellished with crystals, attached to a precious balloon skirt with a 3 meter-long train." And though you couldn't see them, she walked down the aisle in custom white Christian Louboutin pumps inscribed with "Mrs. Rothschild" on the heels.
As for the veil, it was beautiful, but Nicky probably wishes she would have made it about a foot shorter.