Was your big day shot by a celebrity photographer, glammed up by a four-time Emmy award-winning makeup artist, and held at a New York Fashion Week hotspot? No? Well, Whoopi Goldberg's grand-dog Filmore and the Instagram-famous Izzy the Frenchie this past weekend checked off all these lavish boxes (and SO many more) for one of the most elaborate nuptials we've ever seen (by both pet and human standards). Prepare for some ceremony envy (and/or inspo), courtesy of these pint-sized pooches.
Goldberg gave a sneak peek of the nuptials earlier this month after sharing the couple's opulent, gold foil–embellished wedding invites to Instagram. They say your stationery sets the tone for your big day itself (FYI, brides), and this couldn't have rung more true for the two pups in love.
For Filmore and Izzy's January 26 wedding at the event space Milk Studios in NYC, the groom—owned by Goldberg's daughter Alex Martin-Dean—kept in line with the luxe theme and barked "I do" in a custom doggy tuxedo by pet fashion designer Anna Konkhova, who flew in from the Ukraine just to outfit the canine (casual), the couple revealed exclusively to Brides. For Izzy's attire, owner Rick Hendrix tapped the talents of Dior alum Lola Teigland. The bride's glamorous finished look featured a dress with a six-foot train (fit for the fashionista-Frenchie's famed style), and she was also helped out by celebrity makeup artist Karen Dupiche.
The ceremony began on a traditional note, with Filmore and Izzy walking down the aisle to Felix Mendelssohn's "Wedding March" amid florals by Marlo Flowers. The pups later posed for pics with portrait photographer Timothy White, whose portfolio includes the likes of Beyoncé, the Obamas, and Kim K. Below, White caught the dapper groom going in for a quick kiss with his new bride.
Once the reception got underway, the dogs' friends and family enjoyed salmon, steak tidbits, and tuna tartar, along with "poptails" from New York-based ice pop brand Frutapop. Filmore and Izzy then danced it out to "At Last" by Etta James, followed by “Puppy Love” by Paul Anka.
Following their paws-itively blissful big day—planned by producer Tom Leonardis—the bride and groom have been eagerly awaiting their wedding photos (as all newlyweds do). Filmore took to Instagram Monday to share the puppy pair's first picture as man dog and wife. Just look at those newlywed glows!
Izzy the Frenchie and her new hubs will split their time between the father of the bride's Hamptons home and the mother of the groom's abode in Calabasas, California. The pair also has their owners to thank for their classic love story after meeting through Hillary Clinton's campaign.