Soccer legends Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger closed out their year of magical everything over the weekend with the most fairytale gay wedding I have ever seen or heard of in my entire life. They announced their engagement in March (which was their official coming out, really) in People magazine; won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in July; went on an unapologetic celebration tour like the world has never seen a group of women do over the summer; and brought it home with a holiday wedding.
Look, I love when gay people get married, almost no matter what, but this wedding, after this year, and after Harris and Krieger were forced to spend almost a decade in the closet with each other because women’s soccer and sponsorships for athletes have only recently become slightly queer-friendly, is just pure joy to me. Their wedding cake was a rainbow! Ashlyn’s tux was a sleeveless, sparkly, be-shortted custom Thom Browne creation worn with such socks! I’ve never seen so many women wedding attendees in suits! Megan Rapinoe was Ashylyn’s best person and looked better in her classic tux than James Bond ever dreamed of looking!
People, of course, has the first look photos from the wedding — but also, so does Instagram (plus the rehearsal).
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LINK IN BIO of a sneak peek at THE BEST DAY OF MUH LIFE! Thank you to @timelinevideoproductions for capturing every detail, your team is incredible. Thank you @sarareneeevents for making our dream day a reality and to Karen @alwaysflowersevents we will never forget you’re attention to detail and breathtaking vision.. @ashlynharris24 and I are so grateful! 👰🏼❤️👰🏻 #TheATeam
Now, if you really want to get emotional, watch their wedding video.