MY DREAM DAY

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Three-time Sports Il­lus­trated cover girl Kate Up­ton ties the knot.

Three days after she cheered on her fi­ancé’s base­ball team to vic­tory at the World Se­ries, Kate Up­ton capped off a win­ning week with a dream wed­ding in Tus­cany. Look­ing bella in a long-sleeved lace gown, re­port­edly by Valentino, the model and ac­tress ex­changed vows with Hous­ton Astros pitcher Justin Ver­lan­der on Nov. 4, re­port­edly at the Rose­wood Castiglion Del Bosco re­sort. As a source told E! News in the lead-up to the nup­tials, “Justin just wants her to be happy and have ev­ery­thing she de­sires for this spe­cial day.”

Mis­sion ac­com­plished, as ev­i­denced by pho­tos of the big day. Guests as­cended a stair­way lit by hur­ri­cane can­dles to the cer­e­mony in a me­dieval church over­look­ing the Mon­tal­cino val­ley. Up­ton, 25, was flanked by six at­ten­dants all wear­ing vari­a­tions of dusty-pink dresses, while Ver­lan­der, 34, looked dap­per in a tux along­side his suited grooms­men. Flow­ers matched the brides­maids’ frocks, with blooms in shades of dusty pink, white and mauve. “I want a lot of flow­ers,” Up­ton told Martha Ste­wart

in May. “And I know I want the

“I feel so lucky that I got to marry my best friend,” said Up­ton (with Ver­lan­der in Tus­cany on Nov. 4). “Thank you to our fam­ily and friends for mak­ing this week­end so fun and mag­i­cal!”

“We def­i­nitely want kids, but hope­fully not any time soon,” Up­ton told WHO. “But of course, you know, oop­sies hap­pen.”

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