ROME (AP) – Even the baby was wearing Armani as Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes exchanged vows Saturday at a medieval castle northwest of Rome.

Holmes wore an ivory silk Swarovski crystal embroidered, floor-length gown designed by Giorgio Armani and he said it was a perfect fit. The low-cut dress, decorated with a crinoline frill at the shoulders and a silk border around the hem, also had a train in ivory silk cadis adorned in Valenciennes lace.

The popular Hollywood designer told The Associated Press that Holmes looked “very sweet, and at the same time modern.”

Holmes also wore an ivory tulle floor length veil and ivory silk shoes, and she carried a bouquet of flowers, including calla lilies, that was made by Armani.

Armani said in an interview after the ceremony that it was Cruise, a client and friend for years, who had asked him to design his bride’s gown.

“Hollywood people are very demanding, they know they are being watched and they need a certain security,” Armani said.

Cruise also dressed in Armani – wearing what the designer described as a navy blue single-breasted silk suit with a matching vest, an ivory silk shirt that was made of the same fabric as the bride’s gown and a silk tie.

The couple’s 7-month-old daughter Suri also was dressed in Armani, the designer said, describing a little white wool bloomer dress, decorated in tulle. Armani said he made the outfit simple, not wanting to exaggerate the dress of a child.

At the reception that followed the ceremony, Holmes wore a peach-colored Armani evening dress of silk organza decorated with Swarovski crystal beads, while Cruise only changed into a darker shirt, the designer said.

The 72-year-old Armani, whose niece Roberta supervised the fittings over the months before the wedding, was not a surprising choice.

The blue-eyed designer with white hair and a perennial tan gained popularity around the world after inventing the jacket with no lining in the 1970s.

He is famous for the classic, well-tailored look and ventured into the rarefied field of couture only two years ago. His Armani Prive collection has since won over leading ladies from Beyonce Knowles to Penelope Cruz, Cruise’s former girlfriend.

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