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Who is Marc Jacobs’ husband Char Defrancesco?

Tijen Butler April 8, 2019
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Newly weds: Char Defrancesco and fashion designer Marc Jacobs

Newly weds: Char Defrancesco and fashion designer Marc Jacobs (Getty Images)

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs married his partner Char Defrancesco at a star-studded ceremony in New York City.

Showing off the details of his attire as well as his wedding ring, Jacobs posted a photo on Instagram on Saturday (April 6), the day of the wedding.

“God is in the details. Sixties David Webb enameled lion head cuff links (and my wedding band)!” the post read.



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God is in the details. Sixties David Webb enameled lion head cuff links (and my wedding band)! @cartier @davidwebbjewels #dontfloataway

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Jacob’s husband Defrancesco is a candlemaker who may be recognised as the tattooed, muscular man often appearing in the designer’s Instagram account.

Fashion world celebrities such as Emily Ratajkowski, Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss were guests at the wedding, People reported.

Charly DeFrancesco and Emily Ratajkowski attend the Marc Jacobs Spring 2019 Runway Front Row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Park Avenue Armory on September 12, 2018 in New York City.
Emily Ratajkowski attended Marc Jacobs and Charly DeFrancesco’s wedding. Here she is pictured with DeFrancesco during New York Fashion Week. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Marc Jacobs)

Campbell captured on Instagram the moment the couple cut their five-tier wedding cake. “BEST WEDDING EVER !! ETERNAL HAPPINESS I LOVE YOU BOTH MY CHOSEN FAMILY ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ ” she wrote.

“So happy to celebrate your marriage and love last night, it is so beautiful to see two people truly complete each other. Love you both so much.” top model Gigi Hadid wrote on Instagram congratulating the couple.

Her sister and fellow top model Bella Hadid also attended the wedding, writing in a, Instagram post: “Last night, above all, showed how truly loved you both are ❤️❤️❤️What a true blessing it was to be around you on your special day. You deserve all of this love, happiness and more!!! Never forget it !!! We love you Congratulations on a beautiful wedding !!!!!!”

Other superstar guests included Lil’ Kim, Rita Ora, Lizzo, Luka Sabbat, Chloe Sevigny and Frank Ocean.

Who is Char Defrancesco?

Defrancesco is a Swiss-born Italian candlemaker who loves his homely comforts.


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#moboys @marco_ovando for @chaossixtynine @chaos

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When asked about his dream vacation during an interview with The Cut, Defrancesco said: “The places to visit and things I want to do the most are right here at home—hanging with my friends, family, and dogs (not necessarily in that order.)”

In the interview, Defrancesco also said he enjoys working out to songs such as “Forever” by A$AP Rock, “Lemon – Drake Remix” by N.E.R.D. and Rihanna and “The Jump Off” by Lil Kim, and recently binge-watched hit show Killing Eve.

Marc Jacobs and Charly DeFrancesco attend Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Mascara Launch Dinner on January 18, 2016 in New York City.
Marc Jacobs and Charly DeFrancesco got married on April 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty)

His Instagram account reveal he is a vaper. His favourite flavour is “Sticky Buns with a menthol squirt,” he told The Cut.

When did the couple get engaged?

The couple started dating in 2015 and got engaged in 2018, after Jacobs organised a flash mob to propose to his partner.

He had popped the question in a Chipotle restaurant, Defrancesco’s favourite place to eat.

Jacobs shared images of the occasion on his Instagram.

“And this happened…”Charly Defrancesco will you marry me”? #flashmobatchipotle #moves THANK YOU everyone for making this happen video @plural_nyc @laurengerrie @seandon212 @1.800.newbold And to my Ride or Die fiancé @chardefrancesco I LOVE YOU❤️,” wrote Jacobs on Instagram.

The video went viral as people shared the adorable moment.

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