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Christine Bleakley's stunning wedding look inspiring brides everywhere

By Amanda Ferguson

Published 22/12/2015

Christine and Frank leave a restaurant in London last night
Christine and Frank leave a restaurant in London last night
Christine Bleakley looked fabulous in a white dress and showed off her large diamond ring.
The happy couple, Frank Lampard and Christine
The bride waves at photographers
The couple share a kiss
Father of the groom Frank Lampard sr
Frank's uncle Harry Redknapp
Groom Frank Lampard with some of the wedding party
Ant and Dec with their partners
Phillip Schofield and wife Stephanie Lowe
Frank and Christine wave to onlookers from the wedding car
Christine shows off her stunning gown
Wedding guests Holly Willoughby and husband Dan
Louise and Jamie Redknapp
The decorated exterior of St Paul’s church
John Terry and wife Toni leave after the ceremony
Christine and Frank’s showstopper style is trend-setting just like Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011
Prince William and Kate Middleton

Brides-to-be are set to emulate the wedding day style of Christine Bleakley according to Northern Ireland's top fashion and beauty experts.

The stunning dress and make-up chosen by the Newtownards beauty to tie the knot in London to footballer Frank Lampard is expected to prompt the same reaction Kate Middleton's did when she married Prince William in 2011.

Christine looked beautiful in a Suzanne Neville gown for her star-studded wedding day at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge and The Arts Club in Mayfair on Sunday.

The Belfast Telegraph's make-up and beauty columnist Paddy McGurgan gave his verdict on Christine's make-up choices.

"It was really nice," he said.

"She went for a slightly stronger eye but she can get away with that because she's quite dark and has swarthy skin. It added to the glamorous feel.

"There was quite a bit of contouring with the face which helped to define her cheekbones more."

Paddy says his team of make-up artists will be inundated with requests for Christine's wedding day look, but they will be sure to advise clients if it will suit them.

"We are going to be inundated," he said.

"It will create an army of Christine Bleakley wannabes.

Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard leave after their wedding at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard leave after their wedding at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding reception at the Arts Club in Mayfair, London.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding reception at the Arts Club in Mayfair, London.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding reception at the Arts Club in Mayfair, London.
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard leave after their wedding at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard leave after their wedding at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding to Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
John Terry arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding to Frank Lampard at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Jamie and Louise Redknapp arrive at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Harry Redknapp arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
John Terry arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Petr Cech arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Harry Redknapp arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Christine Bleakley arrives for her wedding to Frank Lampard at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Branislav Ivanovic arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Kelly Hoppen arrives at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Philip Schofield and wife Stephanie Lowe arrive at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Frank Lampard arrives for his wedding to Christine Bleakley at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Frank Lampard arrives for his wedding to Christine Bleakley at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Piers Morgan and wife Celia Walden arrive at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London
Ant and Dec arrive at the wedding of Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard at St Paul's Church in Knightsbridge, London.
Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard

"We are given pictures all the time.

"The last big popular one we were given was the royal wedding, Kate Middleton, which I wasn't a fan of.

"Her make-up to me was very home made, heavy blusher not well blended whereas Christine's was very well blended.

"Someone with blonde hair and fair skin is unlikely to suit Christine's look so it will be a mission conveying that."

Belfast-based bridal dress designer Mary-Rose McGrath, thought Christine looked "amazing" and she also predicted brides-to-be will be asking for similar gowns when they visit her new Spires Malls studio in the months to come.

"She was absolutely magnificent," Mary-Rose said.

"She had a very strong Spanish influence in her look, especially with her Mantilla veil. Her dress is very much following the trend of Hollywood glamour, moving on from vintage to a very glam look.

"That is what I am seeing coming through from brides. It is drop waist, silk organza skirt, she had a structured lace bodice with a dropped waist and it was beautiful to see she added a skinny lace sleeve on to her dress which framed her neckline.

"It was absolutely beautiful."

The eye-catching dress was the work of top English designer Suzanne Neville, a favourite among the stars in London.

Now, Mary-Rose is anticipating requests from her brides for similar gowns to the one worn by Christine.

"I am 100% sure people will be following Christine's influence," she added.

"It was very much a romantic but sexy, structured and glamorous look people will want for their day.

"I have some very beautiful brides booked in and it is certainly a trend coming through."

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