90210's Shenae Grimes Ties the Knot — in Black!

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"90210" star Shenae Grimes, 23, and model/musician Josh Beech, 24, exchanged vows today in an intimate affair outside of London — and the beautiful countryside ceremony was anything but a cookie-cutter wedding. Instead of opting for a traditional white dress, Grimes walked down the aisle in an elegant black silk halter ballgown with handmade Chantilly lace appliqué on the bodice and a full tulle skirt, designed by Vera Wang for her Fall 2012 collection. Back in June 2012, Vera blogged about her design: "It Is for the romanticist bride who wants to embody that allure and seduction while drifting in a very ethereal, romantic world." (Modern-chic black wedding gowns were all over the runways this season, too!)

We wouldn’t expect anything less from this aspiring fashionista, who's planning to put aside acting for a while and explore career options in the fashion world. Grimes paired the gown with a gorgeous bouquet of red and white blooms that gave off a just-picked-from-the-garden feel. 

The bride and her British beau also took an untraditional musical approach, ditching the classic wedding march for a more lively selection of house music. No word yet on whether any fist pumping was involved. 

Congratulations and best wishes to the happy couple! 

—Mary Gillen 


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