Sydney Hightower, of Bachelor Nation, weds NFL player Fred Warner

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Sydney Hightower, a former contestant on The Bachelor, wed San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner in a stunning wedding in Vista, California, almost a year after they announced their engagement.

The bride donned a “classic,” form-fitting white gown created by Susie Bridals for the wedding on June 25, while the groom wore a Giorgio Armani custom suit, in addition to family, friends, and a few other Bachelor castmates.

Prior to the wedding, Sydney, who competed on Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor in 2020, spoke with E! News about how the couple handled their momentous day.

Sydney, who got engaged in May 2021, exclusively told E! News, “It’s been a long time coming and lots of planning.”

“I’m very thrilled. Oh, we still have so much time, you think. But now that the day has arrived, we’re just itching to see our loved ones and get hitched. “

Sydney claimed that she and Fred penned their own vows to one another beforehand and that it was “a traditional wedding” that took place inside “a chapel that was flown over from France.”

She continued, “I’m not sure if that’s typical these days or not.” But we only did that separately before the wedding, followed by a more conventional sermon.

For Sydney, the devil is in the details when it comes to how important their distinctive chapel is. She described the chapel, which was rebuilt using original elements from France, as “very charming and very hidden and intimate.” “And it, in a way, sums up who we are as a species.” Therefore, there was no need for a question to be raised.

And was there one thing she couldn’t ignore? Obviously, the floral selection She added that the couple’s decor was “romantic baby breath orchids and white flowers.”

Given that fellow Bachelor candidate Kiarra Norman stood behind Sydney for her wedding, there’s a potential that fans of Bachelor Nation will identify the maid of honor.

Kiarra wasn’t the only member of the Bachelor Nation group to attend the celebrations, though. Tammy Ky Ly, Jasmine Nyguen, Natasha Parker, Victoria Paul, and Kylie Ramos were also on the guest list.

On Fred’s team, there were also several well-known players, such as his younger brother, Troy Warner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Terrell Burgess of the Los Angeles Rams.

After the couple’s wedding, there was a “classy, timeless, and simple” reception that Sydney described as being “romantic and mellow” and having “candle-lit illumination.” However, because the newlyweds are traveling directly to Tahiti after the wedding, you’ll have to worry about it for a lot longer.

Sydney said, “We had originally intended to travel to Europe.” However, Fred is unable to take that many days off from work due to his training schedule and the upcoming training camp in the following month.

We made the decision to take it easy for a few days before making travel plans to Europe for the next offseason. So let’s just unwind and take in the sea. It should be breathtaking. “

Sydney and Fred have already been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from friends and family, in addition to being grateful for their new chapter in life.

She said, “The gifts have started coming in.” “Since life has been so hectic, I haven’t had much time to open many of them.” People are really generous and nice. We’re therefore incredibly grateful for all the wonderful people in our lives.”