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31st Aug 2019

The first look at Ellie Goulding’s wedding dress is here and it is NOT what we expected

Ellie Goulding has just announced her engagement in the most old-school way

The first look at Ellie Goulding’s wedding dress is here – and it is definitely not what we expected.

The 32-year-old wed art dealer Caspar Jopling at York Minister this afternoon.

A number of famous faces – including Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, James Blunt as well as Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice – were all pictured strolling into the venue this afternoon.

Hundreds of fans lined the streets in the hopes of being able to get a look at the Starry Eyed singer’s gown – and it was definitely unique.

The bride wore a long-sleeve gown, which featured a high, lace neck and beaded detailing throughout.

The gown had a long train, which the bridesmaids were quick to help Ellie with as she exited her car.

The singer, who wore her hair pinned up for the ceremony, finished off her look with a long veil.

According to The Mirrorguests will be transported from the cathedral to the reception venue, Castle Howard, which is around 15 miles away.

There, they will be treated to a sure-to-be stunning festival-themed reception.

The publication report two massive marquees have been set up halfway between the house and the Atlas fountain in the grounds.


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The ‘festival style’ evening will also include VIP pods for guests to stay in, and golf buggies to drive them around the grounds.

It comes around a year after the couple took an old-fashioned option to share their engagement with the world.

They published an engagement announcement in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of The Times newspaper in August last year.

“Mr C.W.F. Jopling and Miss E.J. Goulding,” it read.

“The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr Arthur Goulding of Hertfordshire and Mrs Tracey Sumner of West Midlands.”