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Blake Lively's Wedding Dress Was Marchesa, Not Chanel (!)

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In case you've been living under a rock for the past 24 hours (or entirely engrossed with New York Fashion Week), you've already heard the startling news: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds got married this weekend!

The "Green Lantern" co-stars, who have been dating for about a year, got hitched in a low-key ceremony in South Carolina that took everyone by surprise. While there were plenty of A-listers involved -- Bette Midler and Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine reportedly sang at the reception -- there's no photographic evidence to be had, i.e. no snaps of what we're sure was a stunning wedding dress. With no pics, how will we know what Blake wore??

Martha Stewart Weddings to the rescue! While most news outlets have reported that Lively wore a Chanel gown down the aisle, the Martha Stewart Weddings team was on the scene and can set the record straight:

The bride and her bridesmaids walked down the aisle in custom Marchesa gowns designed by Blake's friends, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, with shoes created for the celebration by Christian Louboutin. The groom and groomsmen wore specially made Burberry suits with custom leather suspenders designed by the groom's friend, Christopher Bailey. The couple exchanged unique wedding rings by Lorraine Schwartz.

Whoa. No love for Karl Lagerfeld? Nor Gucci? Lively has been a longtime pal and muse to the Kaiser, who made her the face of Chanel's Mademoiselle bags, put her in his front row and brought her as his date to the 2011 Met Gala.

Lively also recently signed on as the face of Gucci Première, the Italian label's new fragrance. (Despite our secret evil hopes for a juicy feud, it seems like Blake's Gucci gig didn't result in a dramatic fallout with Karl.)

But both Lagerfeld and Gucci's Frida Giannini have reason to be jealous, since Marchesa's Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig scored the coveted wedding dress gig. Blake in was clad in "a hand-draped silk tulle bodice adorned with custom crystal and rose gold embroidery," according to Marchesa's press office. To be fair, we should have guessed Lively was going to be shopping around for her wedding wardrobe. She discussed her wedding plans with Marie Claire just months ago, wondering aloud, "Which couture house should I go to?"

The shoes, on the other hand, were always going to be Louboutins.

For more details, click over to Martha Stewart Weddings, which has the exclusive scoop for its December issue.

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