Bride: Christine Baumgartner (model and handbag designer)
Groom: Kevin Costner (actor/singer)
Venue: Costner’s 165-acre ranch in Aspen Colorado
Date: 25 September, 2004
Hair: Created by Pascal Bensimon and styled in loose curls cascading over
her shoulders, with a sweeping side fringe. Lace veil secured high on crown
Vows: The bride walked down a wood plank aisle and the couple exchanged
vows beneath an altar of two floral columns of white delphiniums and hydrangeas.
The Christian ceremony lasted 20 minutes and was conducted by Christine’s pastor.
Following the ceremony Kevin took his bride for a canoe ride on the lake.
Dress by: Monique Lhuillier – Camelot dress, ruched satin ballgown, decorated
with large handmade flowers. (Typically bridal dresses cost between £1,000 and
Bouquet: Deep red roses
Jewellery: Neil Lane
Groom’s attire: Ralph Lauren – dark grey cashmere suit, red rose button
Wedding Planner: Yifat Oren
There were last minute problems, the wedding planner said:
"It was snowing, so it was all muddy, and Kevin was out there at 6 in the morning fixing the field to make that game happen."
Photographer: Lara Porzak
Wedding cars: The groom arrived in a horse drawn wagon and the bride followed
in an antique green truck with her father at the wheel.
Reception: Dinner was served by candlelight, at tables adorned with red
roses, dahlias and vernaculars. The menu included heirloom beets with raspberry
vinaigrette, Colorado bass with crab, beef fillets topped with toasted onions
and baby carrots. Followed by a dessert of four-tier chocolate truffle layer cake
4-day celebration, Wild West-style celebration, included a baseball game, mini rodeo and barnyard barbecue.
First dance: Unchained Melody – the Isley Brothers
Honeymoon: The Old Course Hotel, St Andrews, Scotland
Number of guests: 300
Special guests: Bruce Willis, Tim Allen and Don Johnson
Engagement: They were engaged for 1 year (their courtship lasted 5 years)
Where did they meet? On a golf course
History: Kevin married his first wife Cindy Silva in February 1978, they
divorced in December 1994 – they have 3 children. Their divorce cost £40m
Kevin and Christine also have 3 children