Sargis Karapetyan is the son of Armenian billionaire, Samvel Karapetyan, who is currently at number 28 on the Forbes 'Russian's Richest List.' He married Salome Kintsurashvili in one of Moscow's most extravagant wedding celebrations ever, estimated to have cost over $2 million. Saris is the Vice President of his father's company, and Salome is the co-owner of an online vintage fashion store known as 'Buy By Me.'
[caption id="attachment_1590" align="alignleft" width="300"] The reception hall - a fairytale setting[/caption]
The couple who are based in Russia held their ceremony at one of Moscow's most renowned restaurants, Safisa. Tables were decorated with pink and white flowers and the entrance to the Safisa was transformed into an exquisite forest. When guests entered the reception, it was like walking into a fairytale, a forest filled with fresh flowers and fake trees.
Huge pictures of the couple were displayed throughout the venue and were taken during a pre-wedding shoot. The wedding cake was decorated in white flowers, and made of nine tiers, it stood two meters tall on a tabletop in the center of the venue. The cake was made by Lyad Abusharaf, a world-renowned chef, was a beautiful display.
The occasion was attended by the President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, and included performances by J Lo, Enrique Iglesias, and Maroon 5, which made headlines around the world. Several Russian TV personalities also attended the elaborate wedding, including Andrey Malachi and Tanya Gevorkyan.
[caption id="attachment_1592" align="alignright" width="300"] Salome stunned guests in her glittering Elie Saab gown[/caption]
The bride, Salome, chose three different gowns to wear throughout the celebrations. For her marriage ceremony, she looked stunning in her glittering couture Elie Saab couture gown, with fitted long sleeves and a train. The jewelry which complemented her dress included a Tiffany Savoy headpiece with diamonds and freshwater pearls, which was valued at $200,000. Elie Saab's couture gowns usually go from $35,000 and up. She later changed into an elegant, off the shoulder lace gown by Alessandra Rich for the official wedding photos, and wore a traditional dress to perform a Georgian dance.
The 500 guests were marveled by the beautiful decorations and the fairytale setting at this glamorous wedding celebration. They were seated under a huge chandelier in a room sparkling with magical fairy lights surrounded by thousands of flowers. It was such an amazing evening!