50-yr-old top British wedding designer Jenny Packham, married her long time partner Matthew Anderson at London's Mandarin Oriental on Sunday December 20 where she shocked her guests by choosing not to wear a traditional bridal gown.

Packham is known for designing wedding gowns and evening dresses for A-listers, her customers include the Duchess of Cambridge, Angelina Jolie, Adele and other top female Hollywood celebrities.

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The bridal gown designer opted for a dove grey guipure lace three quarter-length dress of her own design with heels in a matching colour.

She announced her marriage to Anderson with a lovely photo of the couple on Instagram with a short caption which read: 'Matthew and I married.'

The ceremony was attended by close friends and family of the couple at the Hyde Park hotel's ballroom in London, Daily Mail reports.

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The newlyweds met while they were both at college - she was studying fashion at St Martins, him at Central (before the colleges merged as Central St Martins) - before setting up their company together.

Matthew who is currently the CEO of Jenny's company, has two teenage daughters, Isabella and Georgia with her.