Naomi said she was surprised to find that Peter was “a bit of a bride,” she joked, and “obsessed with all the details,” but she wasn’t surprised by the First Lady’s involvement — — Known as “Nana” among all of Biden’s grandchildren. When the couple’s lease on their DC apartment was up, they asked Nana and the president if they could move in for a few months while planning their wedding, along with Charlie, their miniature Australian Shepherd, who can often be seen on the South Lawn And the German shepherd commander of the Biden family. “I try to remind myself that this is the White House, but over time it also becomes normal,” Naomi said.
ThursdayVogue wedding photos, the White House is very busy. Rafanelli and his crew were in and out of the various cabins to oversee the setup. On the north porch, white vans are being unloaded under Federal-style columns, while on the south lawn, aisles are being built. In the East Room, where the dance will be held, a blue chairlift rolled in to help hang lights and greenery, and in the State Dining Room, white and gold presidential china adorned the tables.
Naomi enters the green room, which is a dizzying array of activity: A hairdresser, make-up artist, stylist (Bailey Moon) and two Ralph Lauren designers, Andrea and Lorenzo, who served as custodians of the bespoke gowns, quickly jumped into the picture to help transform mille-feuille organza, charmeuse Satin and petticoats are smoothed out.
Kylie’s dress I adore,” admitted Naomi, who, with Audrey Hepburn’s brows and honey-colored hair, is not too far behind the Princess of Monaco (after all, the White House wedding is our country’s version of royals). A cathedral-length silk organza veil unfurls with matching Chantilly lace trim, covering the oval Blue The whole blue and yellow carpet in the Room, and panic ensued when it was suggested that we try to photograph Naomi in it.
Naomi’s two best friends and Classmates Mia and Asha from Sidwell Friends traveled all the way from New York to attend the extravaganza and acted as maids of honor – wowed by her majesty and served bottled water through straws , so as not to disturb the bride’s makeup. It was Mia, also a lawyer, who introduced Naomi to Peter 2018 at her home in East Hampton in June. Naomi liked the former The young law student who interned at the Obama White House and worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign was so good that when he was on the Amtrak train the next day, she texted him, back His summer internship in Washington, D.C., suggested he disembark in Wilmington and visit her at her grandparents’ house instead. “He did,” Naomi says with a hint of triumph. (Peter’s taxi driver leaves him Impressed when addressing: “That’s Joe Biden’s house!”)
Three years later, Peter proposed in his hometown of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with a grandmother Green-cut diamonds set in his grandmother’s gold ring. (Peter’s mother requested that the Secret Service use an iPhone to film the scene.) Meanwhile, Naomi’s family surprises Peter at his home.
At the White House, where a magnificent sunset outlines the Washington Monument in lavender and pink, Naomi’s two sisters, Finnegan 22, and Maisy, 21, shuffled into the blue room, everyone cheered in the cloudscape. They covered their eyes with their hands, so they moved a little awkwardly in their tracksuits. “We don’t want to see To the previous skirt! ‘ The sisters’ bells. ‘Is Nana here? “
she’s not, but soon Dr. Biden is in class today and will be right back to change into the gold embroidered meerschaum blue Reem Acra dress and sparkling Jimmy Choo pumps she will wear to the reception (for the wedding she chose teal wool Crepe coat and silk chiffon dress) by Acra).