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See Vanessa Williams' Lush Egyptian-Themed Wedding

The star's celebration was filled with color, belly dancers, and glamorous gowns.

Vanessa Williams and Jim Skrip, a businessman, married on July 4 in a lavish Egyptian-themed celebration (the two met in Egypt while Williams was on vacation) in Buffalo, New York.

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Photo: Carasco Photography

Vanessa Williams + Jim Skrip - Fourth of July Wedding Celebration from Shutter Dream Studio on Vimeo

We only have one word for Vanessa Williams' wedding to Jim Skrip: WOW!

Williams and Skrip, a businessman, married on July 4 in a lavish Egyptian-themed celebration (the two met in Egypt while Williams was on vacation) in Buffalo, New York. Williams donned two white-and-gold Carmen Marc Valvo ensembles that complemented the exotic theme, and the groom looked dapper in a white dinner jacket and black bow tie. The first part of the ceremony was held in Saint Stanislaus Church; then, the couple headed to a grand ballroom at Statler City event hall for the vow exchange and reception.

The ornate room was filled with gold tables and chairs and jewel-toned flowers. White-and-gold tents covered a few of the tables, and taper candles provided a romantic glow. Belly dancers and drummers performed traditional numbers, and Williams herself even took the stage to sing for her new husband. 

The event's videographer, Shutter Dream Studio, posted a beautiful video featuring clips from the couple's special day on Vimeo shortly after the wedding. Watch the video above and marvel at the unique, opulent celebration!

Then, check out Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's wedding video, which was adorably edited to look like a romantic comedy movie trailer, and get a romantic glimpse of Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder's fairy-tale celebration!

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