Jessica Ennis weds in Monique Lhuillier

A romantic gown for the Olympic champion

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By Patricia Campbell

Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis found herself the centre of attention for a very different reason this weekend, as she married her long-term boyfriend, Andy Hill, in Derbyshire’s Peak District.

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The heptathlon champion chose a romantic Monique Lhuillier spring 2012 wedding dress for the ceremony at St Michael and All Angels Church in Hathersage on Saturday, close to where the couple both grew up.

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The ultra-feminine and frothy gown featured a contoured V-necked bodice and a dramatic silk organza skirt of delicate ruffles. She accessorised with a full-length veil and a classic bouquet of cream and pink roses.

Monique Lhuillier Spring 2014

Jessica had been keeping silent about the identity of her wedding dress designer, but earlier today, fashionable bridal boutique Browns Bride leaked the secret, tweeting: ‘Congratulations to Jessica Ennis who married this weekend and looked stunning in @M_Lhuillier at Browns Bride’.

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