Princess Bride! A Look Back At Ivanka Trump's Dazzling Wedding

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Aug. 18 2016, Updated 9:59 a.m. ET

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Ivanka Trump's father is fighting to become the next commander-in-chief, but it wasn't that long ago that he was just father of the bride! RadarOnline.com looks back at the lavish wedding between his daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, in 2009.

Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Wedding

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After a quick, three-month engagement, Ivanka and the New York Observer publisher said, "I do," in a lavish celebration that looked like it took years to plan.

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Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner Wedding

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"I've always envisioned myself having an elegant wedding," Ivanka said. And it was! Just six days before her 28th birthday, Ivanka wowed the room with a custom made Vera Wang gown inspired by Grace Kelly and more than $265,000 worth of jewels.

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She exchanged vows with Jared, then 28, in the Oct. 25 ceremony at her father Donald Trump's National Golf Club in Bedminster, N. J. "She has impeccable style," wedding planner Preston Bailey said. "The inspiration for my design for her ceremony were hues of classic white with accents of pink and gold and sensuous red spaces."

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In true Trump fashion, Ivanka and Jared's cake was larger than life. "It was 70 inches high, with 16 layers of carrot, chocolate, almond and yellow butter cake," baker Sylvia Weinstock said. "We made beautiful flowers, lilies of the valley, roses, peonies, hydrangeas, weeks in advance, but the cake was made fresh the day before the wedding. It was one of a kind. Ivanka and Jared were easy to work with and are a lovely couple."

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Ivana Trump & MarkAntonio Rota Host An Exhibition Of Artwork Featuring Giovanni Perrone

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Each of the wedding guests received a personalized favor: a pair of white Havaianas flip-flops with the bride and groom's names on them. Ivanka's mother, Ivana, and her bridesmaids, half-sister Tiffany and sister-in-law Vanessa, each got a pair encrusted with Swarovski crystals.

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COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Donald Trump – Backstage

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Ivanka's big day was so nice, she and Jared decided to do it twice! The couple planned to celebrate again on Oct. 28, with 1,000 guests at NYC's Puck Building. No one beamed more proudly than dad Donald, who toasted the couple by saying, "Be happy and enjoy your life," said an insider. "He's delighted his daughter found such a well placed young man like Jared. He thinks Ivanka chose the perfect lifelong partner."

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Family friend Barbara Walters posed with father of the bride Donald and his wife, Melania.

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“A Tale Of Love & Darkness” New York Premiere

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Among the 500 guests at Ivanka and Jared's lavish wedding were A-listers including Emmy Rossum, Russell Crowe, Natalie Portman, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, and former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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Celebrity Sightings In New York City – August 3, 2015

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Regis Philbin even sang for the newlyweds at the reception!

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Bloomberg & Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception Following The 2015 WHCA Dinner

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"It was a great wedding. They're really a beautiful, smart couple," Donald said.

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Valentino Sala Bianca 945 Event – Front Row

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Ivanka and Jared took a spin on the dance floor, with the future political daughter tweeting that she planned on "dancing like a maniac with all of my friends."

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“Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology” Costume Institute Gala

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Before the ceremony, Ivanka went for a hike, and tweeted, "The leaves are spectacular and the sun is shining. Everything is simply perfect!"

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