Bill and Melinda Gates’ eldest daughter Jennifer Gates married Nayel Nassar, an Egyptian horseman, at her home in Westchester, New York.
The two tied the knot in a secret Muslim religious ceremony on October 15, DailyMail.com reported. The couple held a civil ceremony with some 300 guests on the afternoon of October 16 in New York City, he said, adding that an elaborate tent city had been built in the past few days on the 142-acre estate. by Jennifer in North Salem, New York.
According to Vogue, the couple worked with Marcy Blum Events to plan everything, while American Indian Rishi Patel of HMR Designs took care of all the floral designs.
In an Instagram post, Patel shared that it was nothing less than a dream and a labor of love.
“Thank you and congratulations @jenniferkgates and @nayelnassar for your unwavering confidence in me and my team to create the magic of design for both of you… We love you !!!” he wrote.
In another post featuring a photo of the bride, he wrote: “Our dazzling bride Jennifer Gates wore a classic gorgeous lily of the valley bouquet (with a plethora of size options), to make sure it was the accessory perfect for her amazing high fashion @verawang. Loved adding a necklace of lily of the valley foliage to add a slight contrast and pay homage to my favorite flower for bouquets. Of course, all paired perfectly with a silk ribbon bone with raw edges. Absolute perfection! ”
Patel, who is the CEO of HMR Designs, has been named one of the world’s top wedding and event designers by Harper’s Bazaar.
He specializes in celebrations of all kinds. From galas and weddings to milestone celebrations and business launches, every event is in its wheelhouse.
A background in finance and an MBA from Indiana University has enabled him to lead the HMR team from a tax perspective, although it is his artistic passion that drives his world-renowned passion for design, says his biography.
The Chicago native has designed events for President Obama and brands / businesses such as Chanel, Calvin Klein, Bulgari, Adidas, Boeing and Target.