Fearne Cotton’s glittering wedding dress featured the biggest ‘borrowed something’ ever

Nicholas Murphy

Fearne Cotton shared a very surprising fact about the unique wedding dress she wore for marry her husband Jesse Wood in 2014.

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Like many people across the country, the Happy Place podcast host spent her Saturday evening watching the BBC’s Platinum Party concert at the Palace to mark the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. Diana Ross’ performance reminded her of the fact that her “borrowed something” on her big day belonged to the star.

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“When I was designing my wedding dress, the talented @maggiecooke18 brought me hundreds of different sequin fabric swatches to choose from. One strip of fabric in particular jumped out at me. It had to be the top of my dress.

“Maggie then went on to tell me that once she was working with Diana Ross on a TV show and Diana asked her to take off the end of a long sequined dress she was wearing to make it shorter. Maggie l ‘made and then kept the last yard of cut sequin fabric. It was the very fabric I had chosen without knowing it,’ she explained alongside three snaps of the newlyweds signing the certificate of marriage. wedding and enjoying their first dance.

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Fearne revealed her wedding dress was made from part of Diana Ross’ dress

Fearne wore a short-sleeved white Pucci wedding dress with shimmering silver sequin detailing on the neckline and an ankle-length skirt that showed off her silver strappy heels. She paired her beautiful dress with a cluster of Alice beads while guitarist Jesse wore a gray suit and bright blue tie, accessorizing her outfit with sunglasses.

The couple on their wedding day in 2014

She continued: “The coolest thing is that @jessejameswood’s late mother Krissy was a great friend of Diana Ross at the time. A few years ago we actually found a handwritten card from she’s been in the loft since Jesse was born. My wedding dress will forever be my favorite dress I’ve ever worn, made even more special knowing it’s part of Diana too. [Photo] by the Incredible @rayburmiston.”

Diana Ross performed at the Platinum Party at the Palace concert

Even Fearne’s famous friends were thrilled to hear the sentimental story behind her bridal outfit. Jamie Oliver was among the first to comment, “Very cool dress,” while Zoe Ball added, “What a great Fearne story, love it.” Harry Judd’s wife Izzy commented, “Love it,” and another fan remarked, “Love that story behind your dress, it’s a little more special xxx.”

The former BBC Radio 1 DJ is married to musician Jesse, whose father is Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood, at the Richmond Registry Office, South West London. They were joined by a star-studded guest list, including Holly WilloughbyKeith Lemon, Dermot O’Leary, Tom Fletcher and Denise Van Outen.

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