Royal wedding: Kitty Spencer and Michael Lewis, love has no age for Lady Diana’s niece
Five different dresses all signed Dolce & Gabbana, a sumptuous villa in the heart of Rome to welcome guests… On July 24, 2021, in the heart of summer, Katherine “Kitty” Eleanor Spencer said yes to South African billionaire Michael Lewis, during of a sumptuous ceremony.
Take a look back at the love story of Lady Diana’s niece.
The same azure eyes, the same frank smile, the same blond hair… In the Spencer family, I ask for Kitty.
Real name Katherine Eleanor Spencer, the 30-year-old is the daughter of Charles Spencer, younger brother of Princess Diana, and model Victoria Lockwood.
Raised on the family estate of Althorp, Northamptonshire, Kitty Spencer moved to South Africa when she was only five years old.
A way for her parents to protect her from the media pressure of which her aunt will unfortunately be the victim a few years later.
ATTRACTING THE LIGHT
After studying psychology, politics, English at the University of Cape Town and then flying to Florence to study art history, Kitty Spencer returned to London where she obtained a master’s degree in luxury management. The cousin of Prince William and Prince Harry is until then a discreet girl who will soon be caught by the light.
With each of its appearances, Kitty Spencer indeed attracts the objectives of the photographers. In 2007, days after attending the ten-year commemorations of Princess Diana’s death, she made the front page of “Tatler”, which ranked her among the UK’s most prominent girls.
Passionate about fashion, in 2015 she signed a contract with the Storm Model Management agency. But the real turning point in his career came a few years later.
On May 19, 2018, Kitty Spencer was invited to the wedding of her cousin, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle. Dressed in an emerald green Dolce & Gabbana dress, the young woman is causing a stir. In a few hours, she saw her popularity explode. Her Instagram account grew from 17,000 followers to over 500,000. At Harper’s Bazaar, she said, “I thought I had someone else’s phone when I woke up the next morning. I had to turn off my notifications. “
Already Dolce & Gabbana ambassador for whom she walked in 2017, Kitty Spencer signs a nice contract to represent the Bulgari jewelry brand.
Her modeling career is finally taking off, but Diana Spencer’s niece struggles to take the true measure of what is happening to her: “I feel like I came through the back door and that no one has me yet. noticed.
I still think this is not going to last and it’s a really exciting time, so I’m trying to enjoy the moment. “
LOVE IN TIME
At the same time, Kitty Spencer falls in love. The lucky winner is Michael Lewis. He is South African and a billionaire. The businessman, chairman of the Foschini group which operates more than 3,000 clothing stores, is also divorced, the father of three and is 32 years older than her. Not enough to scare Diana Spencer’s niece. The two lovers were reportedly introduced through English politician Liam Fox.
The first rumors of romance began to circulate in the summer of 2018. But it wasn’t until a year later, in May 2019, that the couple were photographed together for the first time leaving a hotel in New York. York.
From then on, things happened very quickly.
In January 2020, the new leak in the press. The couple reportedly got engaged shortly before the Christmas holidays.
A friend of the young woman tells the “Daily Mail”: “Michael made his request to Kitty just before Christmas. She was in Cape Town for the holidays and notified her mother and the rest of the family.
“A visibly happy family that the Spencer clan is growing soon:” Michael is loved by everyone. Despite his wealth, he is a very modest and discreet person. “
A PRIVATE LIFE IN GOOD GUARD
Despite her happiness, Kitty Spencer does not shine in the media.
In a long portrait published in “Town and Country”, Lady Di’s niece explains this position: “I feel less vulnerable when I do not talk about certain things like my love life.
I’m just like, “Really, what does this change for other people? It shouldn’t make any difference in anyone’s day.
Who I love or who I don’t like, who I have a crush on or who I don’t have a crush on, or who I have a date with.
“Kitty Spencer goes on to explain that this discretion is, for her, essential:” It is because, for me, love is the most important thing in the world, and I protect it with all my heart. not making it a topic of discussion.
The only people authorized to give their opinion: members of his family.
For their wedding ceremony, Kitty Spencer and Michael Lewis have seen the big picture.
After having postponed the date of their union because of the sanitary situation, the couple finally arranged to meet their guests at the Aldobrandini villa, in the center of Rome in Italy, on July 24, 2021.
Rental price for the day ? 23,400 euros.
Actor Idris Elba, singer Pixie Lott and Maye Musk, mother of Elon Musk, are in the game.
A huge fireworks display will set the sky over Rome ablaze to end this grandiose day.
Lady Di’s niece’s dresses are causing a stir. There are five of them, all signed Dolce & Gabbana.
To complete her outfit, Kitty Spencer makes the choice to break an important family tradition on this big day. She decides not to wear the “Spencer” tiara, a diamond headdress that Diana wore on her wedding day with Prince Charles as well as