Charlotte Casiraghi really is going to marry Dimitri Rassam this weekend

65th edition of the Rose Ball given to the benefit of the Princess Grace Foundation

Here’s something I didn’t know or just forgot: Charlotte Casiraghi is getting married this weekend! Did you know that? It’s been rumored for months that Charlotte and Dimitri Rassam would marry this summer, but considering that the Grimaldis/Casiraghis do everything a bit differently, I just assumed that Charlotte and Dimitri would eventually cancel their wedding, have another baby, get re-engaged, break if off, then take new lovers. But no, Charlotte is really doing it this time. This will be her first marriage – she never married Gad Elmaleh, her first baby-daddy. Dimitri is the father to her second son, Balthazar. And according to the Daily Mail/Hola, the Grimaldis are going to throw a big party for Charlotte.

Grace Kelly’s granddaughter Charlotte Casiraghi and her film producer fiancé are set to have a glittering guest list when they tie the knot in Monaco tomorrow. Charlotte, 32, and Dimitri Rassam, 37, will marry in the state rooms of the stunning royal palace, according to Hola!, and are expected to welcome an array of blue-blooded attendees.

The service, which is expected to be attended by royalty including the bride’s mother, Princess Caroline of Hanover, will be followed by a private luncheon. Charlotte’s two brothers and their wives – Andrea Casiraghi, 34, and his American socialite wife Tatiana Santo Domingo, 35, and Pierre Casiraghi, 31, and his model wife Beatrice Borromeo, 33, are also likely to make an appearance. Meanwhile her half sister Princess Alexandra of Hanover, 19, who Charlotte’s mother Princess Caroline shares with third husband Prince Ernst August of Hanover, is also an expected attendee.

Meanwhile Charlotte’s step-siblings, Prince Ernst’s two sons from his first marriage – Ernst and Christian, along with their wives Russian fashion designer and filmmaker Ekaterina Malysheva, and Alessandra de Osma, a Peruvian former model and handbag designer, respectively, could also join the festivities. Charlotte attended the weddings of both brothers, who enjoyed a smaller ceremony followed by a more lavish one, in line with tradition.

[From The Daily Mail]

Yes, when Pierre married Beatrice a few years ago, they did a big Monaco wedding and then they did an even bigger Italian wedding (Beatrice is Italian). My guess is that Charlotte wanted to have a big royal-adjacent wedding in Monaco and JUST Monaco. I really hope we get to see her dress and they release photos from the service. Charlotte is so chic, but I have a feeling that her dress is going to be a trainwreck.

Charlotte Casiraghi at the "Lux Aeterna" screening during 72nd Cannes Film Festival

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  1. Selena says:

    So chic, but OMG those shoes! They are revolting.

    • Algernon says:

      Is her toe supposed to go in the point? It looks like they don’t fit.

    • Elkie says:

      I was too busy being HORRIFIED by the tights she was wearing with an open toe.

      Fetch me my smelling salts!

    • Chica71 says:

      The point toe shoes are everywhere.. I saw some with Fenty promo and the model toes were hanging out the shoes. Can’t wait for this trend to end.

  2. minx says:

    Can’t wait to see pictures! Charlotte is gorgeous, although that star-spangled thing she’s wearing is pretty bad.

  3. elimaeby says:

    I always forget her first child was with Gad. What a strange pairing that was. I’m so excited to see pictures of the dress and (hopefully) the food!

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Correct me if I am wrong. Child with baby-daddy #2 will be in the Monaco succession once they marry. Child with baby-daddy #1 will never be in the succession unless Charlotte marries baby-daddy #1. However, I realize with the Grimaldis/Casiraghis anything is possible and nothing should be counted out when predicting the future.

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  4. Maria says:

    I agree with Kaiser. The dress will be a mess.

    • ME says:

      Charlotte is incredibly beautiful and I thought much more fashionable years ago. Over the last few years she has looked messy which is a shame because she has access to top designers and should be able to make a sack look good (but doesn’t). I hope that she has a wonderful day with her family – siblings/step siblings all seem very close.

  5. Erinn says:

    God, Monaco is pretty. If I were the traveling type (can’t validate it over house renos, and am terrified of flying) that would be on the list for sure.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Spent 10 days in Monaco at the Hotel Hermitage. It was wonderful.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      Its a lovely place, I stayed in Nice (cheaper) but its really easy to get to Monte Carlo from there. The train is about 20mins and the bus route is about an hour but very scenic.

      • Erinn says:

        That sounds amazing. Maybe someday! I’m going to eventually have to get on a plane again. I’d probably go the Nice route too, if it’s only a quick jaunt over haha.

    • Ashley G says:

      I would not recommend it. It’s very clean but boring and full of try hard people and tourists. I live in Paris and we don’t have that many nouveau riche like in Monaco. Most people in Paris wouldn’t wear so many labels but yet there it’s in your face. Oddly enough the weather turned cold (this was two weeks ago) so I popped into Zara for a pair of pants and so, so many people. I guess you don’t really have a choice; Versace or Zara, there is no in between. Anyhow it wasn’t my favorite place to be. But I was impressed with the champagne truck (think food truck but just champagne).

      • Godwina says:

        Yeah, Monaco looks tacky AF and full of uber spoiled rich wackos. No thanks. So many better places to spend travel budgets on!

        I think if you’re someone attracted to places like Dubai, you’ll love Monaco. I know to stay away, myself, haha. I would gag.

    • Lady D says:

      I share your aversion to flying Erinn. I had to go to Ontario for my grandma’s funeral and I went to my doctor first. I told him I needed a Valium to get me to Ontario and another one to get me home. I must of impressed him with my fear of heights and desperate need to get to Ontario because he gave me a prescription for 6 of them. They really didn’t help. I left literal indentations in the arm rest of my seat. One of the worst parts of that trip was the fact that we had to land and take off again from Calgary. Great, an extra take-off and landing.

  6. DS9 says:

    These royals age rather quickly

  7. Min says:

    I’ll like to see her wear something that’s a tribute to grace kelly or something actually of her grandmothers.

  8. Gem says:

    She has lovely legs! The Grimaldi jawline genes are definitely strong. I’m here for the train wreck!

  9. Jamie says:

    I just looked him up. His mom is Carole Bouquet, a French actress. I saw her not to long ago in a Netflix series called The Mantis. She was really good.

  10. DaggerIsle says:

    Carole Bouquet was a Bond girl back in the day and beyond stunning.
    She was also Gerard Depardieu’s girlfriend for a few years ( random fact- Depardieu once spent a dinner with my uncle telling him all about his sex life with Carole Bouquet. My uncle said afterwards Depardieu was the most disgusting man he’d ever met)

    I always think Charlotte has terrible fashion sense. To me she suffers from the Salma Hayek syndrome- great designers, terrible dresses.
    She wore a beautiful teal Gucci once, and that was it.

    • minx says:

      Ugh, that’s so discouraging that the gorgeous, elegant Bouquet would lower herself to be with Depardieu.

  11. RedWeatherTiger says:

    So…point of title clarification? Princess Caroline is Charlotte’s mother, but none of her children with Casiraghi are titled with Prince/Princess…only the daughter with her husband, who is a prince (apparently…I lost track of when she married decades ago?) is titled Princess because of her father, right? And this is because only the children in Albert’s line of succession get the title? Or am i getting this all wrong?

    And Prince Ernst’s sons are not titled here…”Meanwhile Charlotte’s step-siblings, Prince Ernst’s two sons from his first marriage – Ernst and Christian…” do they have titles that are not mentioned? And why do I even care?

    • BayTampaBay says:

      HSH Princess Caroline of Monaco married Casiraghi, a commoner so no titles for the three children of this marriage.

      HSH Princess Caroline of Monaco married HRH Ernst of Hanover and became HRH Princess Caroline of Hanover. Their daughter is an HRH Princess of Hanover through her father as are the two sons of Ernst of Hanover by his first wife.

    • Nanea says:

      Technically not even Ernst-August has a title, and most certainly is no royal highness – as Germany did away with hereditary titles after WWI, when it became a republic. EA is clinging to his though and uses it, as he has nothing else going for him. He’s only (in-)famous for getting into altercations when drunk. He lives in London, where they still have a monarchy, and he tries to convince people he’s somehow related to QE II, just because the Hanoverians supplied the UK with a king aeons ago (George I in 1714).
      Meanwhile the remnants of nobility in Germany and the country’s yellow press work hard at trying to convince people that these things somehow still matter.

  12. manta says:

    It’s the first time I read Tatiana Santo Domingo is American. She’s always presented as Colombian, an of course a citizen of Monaco.
    The first time I see Beatrice Borromeo referred to as a model. Wasn’t she employed as a journalist/media person prior to her marriage?
    Speaking of Borromeo, her two wedding outfits (the actual wedding dress and the gown for the reception) were probably my favorite from a celeb nuptial: classic,elegant, properly fitted, worn with poise.
    Charlotte would be well inspired to seek advice from her sister-in-law.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      Tatiana Santo Domingo was born in Columbia and therefore is South American.

      Tatiana Santo Domingo may have duel citizenship with the USA through her mother but I do not know for sure.

      • Mel says:

        Tatiana was actually born in NYC, not in Colombia! she was American but relinquished her US citizenship in 2010. I believe she now has Monegasque citizenship and maybe British (she lives in London now) as she grew up between Paris and Switzerland, it migh be French citizenship? Who knows, definitely not Colombian though. Her father was also not born in Colombia, he was US born and her mother is Brazilian. The Santo Domingo money does come mostly from Colombia as does her grandfather. Tatiana is considered one of the richest from the family, she inherited 2.4 Billion dollars. I actually think she’s wealthier than the Grimaldi’s themselves.

    • BayTampaBay says:

      I wonder if Caroline, Albert II and Stephanie hold dual Monaco-USA citizenship.

  13. Ravine says:

    I’m the same age as Charlotte Casiraghi, but I haven’t “lived” even 2% as much as her. She’s a jet-setting, couture-wearing, famous mother of two, who seems to have had mega-confidence and independence for a long time. Meanwhile, I’m single and childless, working a dead-end job I can’t afford to quit. I rent a room (and have two roommates), I don’t have a car, I never travel. I don’t hang out with celebrities, I don’t give interviews or do photo shoots, I don’t have to deal with paparazzi, I don’t have staff, I don’t even have investments. I feel roughly 19 compared to her — out of the house, but barely an adult. Meanwhile, she probably has the maturity and worldliness of someone much older.

    It’s so weird. Maybe I’m just really immature, I guess. If I were a doctor or something, maybe I’d be able to ‘relate’ more to someone like that, with a defined sense of self and a life that actually progressed instead of stalling right after adolescence.

    Don’t even get me started on younger people, like Taylor Swift or Ariana Grande. So depressing!

    • Nana says:

      1. Charlotte is in that position entirely by virtue of her birth.
      2. It definitely won’t help you to sit and compare yourself to others.

      If there are some things you’d like to do, or experiences you want, then find a way to make them happen – even just one thing.

      As that beautiful quote goes “time is like a river, and a wind is rising.”

  14. Canadiangirl says:

    I have been following Charlotte for years now. I love her! She seems independent, mature and just DGAF about what we think of her fashion or life choices. Sometimes she nails her outfits and other times it’s a miss. Regardless, she is such a stunning beauty and has such a glam carefree life. She seems like she is having fun. Her man is pretty hot in my opinion.

  15. Karen2 says:

    Sorry. She looks horrible. Blac Chyna is waay better looking & also is a ton better styled. Chyna also has the best DNGAF attitude. Basically the Grimaldis creep me out. Yes most of them are pretty when they are young but their hard living tends to show in their faces right after their 30 birthday.