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Fashion Scoops: Nights In White Satin … Tongue-Tied

The nuptials of <b>Christy Turlington</b> and <b>Ed Burns</b> in San Francisco over the weekend may have been low-key and private but, not surprisingly given Turlington’s background, it was a high-fashion affair: <b>John Galliano</b> designed...

The nuptials of Christy Turlington and Ed Burns in San Francisco over the weekend may have been low-key and private but, not surprisingly given Turlington’s background, it was a high-fashion affair: John Galliano designed the gown especially for her. The white satin, full-skirted gown — described as very fairy tale — boasted a long train and a veil fully embroidered with silver thread by Lesage.

TONGUE-TIED: Liv Tyler, the new face of Very Irresistible Givenchy, is quickly developing a taste for French high fashion. In Paris Wednesday for the fragrance launch, Tyler arrived to find a Givenchy pants-and-top ensemble waiting for her. Although she’d sent her measurements to the house just once, Tyler said the outfit fit like a glove. “I said ‘Wow, this is couture!’” she mused. But Tyler revealed the French language is not quite such a perfect fit. She recently filmed a television commercial for the scent and confessed: “It took me a long time to say ‘Irresistible.’” Surely it took no longer than those elfin words she uttered in “Lord of the Rings”

This story first appeared in the June 12, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.