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Pippa’s Perfect Day

6 YEARS AFTER HER SISTER KATE’S ROYAL WEDDING, PIPPA MIDDLETON STARS IN HER OWN CELEBRATION—WITH GEORGE AND CHARLOTTE ALONG FOR THE FUN
Supportive Sisters Kate (with George) shared a sweet look with Pippa as she and James left the church.

All Pippa Middleton wanted was an English country wedding with the man she loves. Of course, life’s not that simple when your sister is the future Queen of England and the mother of the future King. But unlike Princess Kate, whose 2011 wedding to Prince William was a global affair designed as much for the history books as for the bride and groom themselves, Pippa could largely pull off her big day on her terms. For the bride and her groom, financier James Matthews, that meant a picture-perfect celebration that flawlessly blended high style, raucous fun and a gaggle of unpredictable kids. “This is the wedding Pippa and James dreamed of,” a close source says of the May 20 nuptials, which kicked off with a ceremony at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, England, and wrapped up with an evening reception at the Middleton family estate in nearby Bucklebury. “They said all along they wanted it to be a private

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