02/09/2014 11:22 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Wedding Photos


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have shared their wedding photos.

The beautiful photos show the the bride's gown covered in colourful drawings created by the A-list newlyweds' children.

Brangelina always said their six children would play an integral part in their nuptials, and they showed that in some style as the bride took the unusual step of letting her kids decorate her wedding dress.

The couple walked down the aisle on August 23 at their French estate Chateau Miraval.

Angelina's gown was created by Atelier Versace master tailor Luigi Massi.

It featured a fitted bodice with simple thin straps, the bust complete with ruching, with a plain waist kicking out into a full skirt.

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Luigi then hand-sewed a number of the children's designs onto both the back of the dress and the full-length veil.

Speaking to People magazine, Angelina, 39, said: "Luigi is like family to me and I couldn't imagine anyone else making this dress. He knows and cares for the children and it was great fun putting it together."

Angelina kept her hair and make-up simple and elegant for her big day, her long dark brunette locks worn up in a chic bun into which the veil was secured.

Her 50-year-old groom also kept it simple, pulling a black suit from his already bulging designer wardrobe, though he had to borrow a tie from one of their sons after forgetting to pack one.

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The intimate, ceremony, which features in this week's People magazine, in conjunction with the UK's Hello!, gives an unprecedented glimpse into the private Jolie-Pitt world.

The parents made sure the day was as special and perfect for their children as it was for them, with each child playing an important role in the wedding they enthusiastically helped plan.

Sons Maddox, 13, and Pax, 10, proudly walked their mother down the aisle, in their smart black suits.

Nine-year-old Zahara, in a dress designed by family friend Adama Kebe, and Vivienne, six, who wore a white dress from her closet, made for precious flower girls, and tossed petals as they lined the path for the bride.

Shiloh, eight, and six-year-old Knox were joint ring bearers, with Knox in a suit and Shiloh showing off her style in black dress shorts and shoes, a white shirt, black tie and top hat.

The newlyweds told People: "It was important to us that the day was relaxed and full of laughter. It was such a special day to share with our children and a very happy time for our family."

The couple exchanged custom wedding rings from jeweller Robert Procop, who created Angelina's stunning engagement ring - an estimated 16-carat, emerald-cut diamond worth approximately $500,000.

The couple decided to marry at the estate they bought in 2011 after Angelina made a promise to her late mother Marcheline Bertrand to wed in France - and also to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the filming of Mr & Mrs Smith, where she and Brad met and fell in love.

Brad's parents, Bill and Jane Pitt, were in attendance, along with the groom's brother, Doug Pitt, sister Julie Pitt and her two children, though Angelina's father Jon Voight wasn't present.

The 75-year-old later told E!: "It sounds like it was a wonderful wedding. It must have been very beautiful with the kids participating. I know it was during Emmy week and they were able to do it very quietly. I'm very happy for them."

Before exchanging their vows, the couple obtained a marriage license from a California judge. The same judge also conducted the nondenominational civil ceremony in France.

This is a second marriage for Pitt – he was divorced from Jennifer Aniston in 2005 – and a third for Jolie. She was previously married to the actors Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton.

In 2013 Angelina announced that she had had an elective double mastectomy to reduce her chance of breast cancer.