Before the big day, the pair were spotted at their rehearsal dinner looking smitten with each other. Richie also had a radiant pre-wedding glow as she began her big day with a small intimate breakfast for a party of 10.
Richie and Grainge first started dating in 2021 and got engaged in April 2022 in Hawaii.
Keep on reading to learn more.
Sofia Richie And Elliot Grainge Tie The Knot
On a lovely Saturday in the South of France, Sofia Richie and her beau Elliot Grainge exchanged wedding vows in a stunning ceremony at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes. The British music executive, 30, and the 24-year-old model celebrated their big day with close friends and family, including Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton.
For her big day, the bride donned a breathtaking custom Chanel wedding dress with an intricately designed train adorned with white and iridescent beads. The dress also had Sofia’s “something blue” sewn with an “S&E” along with the wedding date.
The legendary singer and father of the bride, Lionel Richie, walked her down the aisle. Aside from Paris Hilton, who attended the wedding with her husband Carter Reum, the couple’s celebrity guests included Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden, Nicole’s brother-in-law.
On his part, the groom looked charming and elegant in his tux, accompanied by his parents, making a perfect match for the stunning bride.
Sofia Richie’s Pre-Wedding Celebrations
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Earlier on Saturday, Richie celebrated her upcoming nuptials with an intimate breakfast party held outdoors. Despite the event being a prelude to her big day, the fashion designer dressed casually in a sweatshirt and pajama pants, exuding a relaxed and carefree vibe.
At their wedding rehearsal on Friday, Richie and her partner Grainge appeared smitten with each other as they were spotted holding hands. Earlier in the week, the couple had a beach day in the South of France, where they looked equally enamored with each other.
In the days leading up to their big celebration, the pre-wedding excitement was palpable as Richie took to Instagram to share a photo of herself on the plane to France, where the ceremony was to be held. The bride-to-be captioned the picture with a simple yet joyous message – “Here we go” – accompanied by bride and groom emojis.
Sofia Richie Converts To Judaism Ahead Of Her Marriage To Elliot Grainge
Earlier in the month, Richie revealed to her 8 million Instagram followers that she had embraced the Jewish faith before her wedding to Grainge, who was raised Jewish. Celebrating her conversion, she wrote, “What a magical day. It has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. Today was that day!!!”
In her post, she also gave a special shoutout to her Cantor, Nathan Lam, for guiding her throughout converting with Judaism. She described the conversion journey as one of the “greatest experiences” of her life, adding, “What a magical day. I want to thank cantor Nathan Lam for helping me to convert to Judaism.”
The Couples’ Beautiful Proposal In Hawaii
In April 2022, Grainge went down on one knee and popped the question in a romantic proposal at the Four Seasons Hualalai, surrounded by white flowers and candles provided by Uhi Uhi Flower House on Kona island.
Excited about their future together, Richie shared photos of the proposal on her Instagram. In one of the snapshots, the happy couple was seen sharing a kiss with a focus on the stunning diamond engagement ring. In the caption, the model wrote, “Forever isn’t long enough @elliot.”
As soon as the news broke, friends and family of the couple offered their congratulations in the comments section. “Omgggg, congratulations, babe!!!! 🤍,” Lori Harvey commented. “What!!!!!! Wow!!!!!!,” reacted Simon Huck.
In April 2021, news of their romantic relationship first hit the waves, and according to sources for Entertainment Tonight, Richie and Grainge had been friends for years before they started dating. A source also revealed that Grainge is close to Sofia’s brother, Miles, and has received the family’s approval, stating, “It’s very nice for Sofia to date someone who her family approves of and likes.”