Talk about a wedding fit for a tennis queen. Serena Williams and her fiancé Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit say “I do” in front of their friends and family on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at the Contemporary Arts Center of New Orleans. Their wedding day was chosen special as it is the birthday of Ohanian’s mother who passed away 9 years ago. They choose to work with Jennifer Zabinski of JZ Events and
Alpine Creative Group designed their beautiful wedding day stationery.
Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen designed her beautiful ball gown wedding dress.
Baby Alexis Olympia wore the cutest dress with knit booties to match.
Alexis and his groomsmen before the ceremony begins.
Williams & Ohanian’s daughter, Alexis Olympia had one of the best seats in the house on Grandma Williams lap.
Williams processes down the aisle as celebrity and non-celebrity friends and family looked on.
“You are the greatest of all time, not just in sports. I’m talking about as a mother and as a wife. I am so excited to write so many more chapters of our fairy tale together. And my whole life I didn’t even realize it, but I was waiting for this moment. And everything that I have done, everything that I am so proud of in my career, and in my life, for the last 34 years, pales in comparison to what we’re doing today. And I am so grateful, and I am so in love.” – Alexis Ohanian’s vows
None other than Preston Bailey designed this fairytale wedding.
Each table was named after each of Williams Grand Slam wins!
Seat’s fit for a King & Queen.
Each guest received a custom trophy with their name and seating assignment on it.
Dessert’s and treats hung from the ceiling.
Gatorade sponsored a refreshment station.
Check out a sneak peek of their cake designed by Lulu Cake Boutique
Ohanian surprised Williams with a carousel.
Photography by Mel Barlow and Allan Cepeda.