Nicky Hilton marries banking heir James Rothschild in lavish London ceremony

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Nicky Hilton Marries James Rothschild at Kensington Palace

Nicky Hilton is officially a married woman!

The 31-year-old socialite married James Rothschild, an heir to one of Europe's greatest banking families, at Kensington Palace in London on Friday evening. Nicky looked gorgeous, wearing a lacy long-sleeved vintage Valentino lace wedding gown.

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Nicky's older sister, Paris Hilton, served as a bridesmaid in a soft powder blue dress, while proud parents, Richard and Kathy, were on hand. Aunt Kyle Richards was also there to see her niece walk down the aisle.

Celebrity wedding guests included supermodel Naomi Campbell, Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, and billionaire Formula One heiress Petra Stunt -- it was actually at Petra's 2011 wedding to James Stunt where the couple met. As for post-nuptial entertainment, the couple will be serenaded by none other than Lionel Richie.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges for her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges for her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton seen leaving Claridge's Hotel on her wedding day on July 10, 2015 in London, England. Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton seen leaving Claridge's Hotel on her wedding day on July 10, 2015 in London, England. Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 10: Paris and Kathy Hilton seen leaving Claridge's Hotel for Nicky Hilton's Wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges ahead of her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges ahead of her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
Nicky Hilton arrives for her wedding ceremony at Kensington Palace in London, Friday, July 10, 2015. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges ahead of her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
Nicky Hilton arrives for her wedding ceremony at Kensington Palace in London, Friday, July 10, 2015. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges ahead of her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Nicky Hilton leaves Claridges ahead of her wedding on July 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)
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Check out Nicky's walk down the aisle.

The beautiful bride #MrsRothschild walking down the aisle πŸ‘°πŸΌπŸŽ© such a beautiful and magical moment

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Prior to the big day, Nicky and James held a pre-wedding dinner on Thursday night at Spencer House in St. James's for close friends and family. Check out this super-cute snap of the couple smooching before the ceremony. "So happy that my sister found the man of her dreams," Paris Instagrammed. "They make the perfect couple! So excited for their wedding today! #MrsRothschild."

Friday's nuptials marks Nicky's second marriage. Nicky married businessman Todd Meister in Las Vegas in August 2004, but it was annulled just three months later. She's been engaged to James since August 2014, and they've been dating since 2011.

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Beautiful Mrs Rothschild πŸ’—
Shoes by @Louboutinworld ❀️
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@nickyhilton's wedding gown was designed by @maisonvalentino πŸ’— So Stunning! πŸ‘°πŸΌ
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