Heiress Ivy Getty's Wedding Was Fit for a Modern Princess—With Maid of Honor Anya Taylor-Joy

As a Getty family heiress, Ivy Getty's wedding to Tobias Engel was nothing short of glamorous. Find out more about the lavish, star-studded event below.

By Samantha Schnurr Nov 09, 2021 3:03 PMTags
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This was no ordinary wedding at City Hall. 

On Sunday, Nov. 7, heiress Ivy Getty and photographer Tobias Engel tied the knot in lavish fashion. Following an entire weekend of wedding events—from a mod party DJed by Mark Ronson to a picture-perfect picnic lunch—the bride and groom exchanged vows in a ceremony officiated by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi inside a dramatically carpeted City Hall, Vogue confirmed. 

Among the guests bearing witness to the luxurious occasion was The Queen's Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy, who served as a dutiful maid of honor donning a silvery gray Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture by John Galliano dress. 

"Being by your side all these years and your maid of honour has been nothing short of a privilege and your existence, nothing short of a miracle," the actress later wrote on Instagram. "I am so PROUD of the woman you've become. If you're ever in any doubt- I have loved you and will love you, forever. CONGRATULATIONS LIL SPICE MONKEY! You truly were the most beautiful bride."

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There was no missing the 26-year-old bride, a granddaughter of Getty Oil Company founder J. Paul Getty, who stood out in a John Galliano for Maison Margiela Haute Couture gown embellished head to toe with mirror shards, according to Vogue

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Completing the occasion fit for modern royalty, Princess Diaries fans will love this detail: Singer Myra performed her song from the beloved movie, "Miracles Happen," after the bride and groom sealed their wedding with a kiss, the magazine reported. 

As Ivy wrote to Anya on Instagram, "Unforgettable and an incredible weekend full of love and magic." 

Meanwhile, Anya has officially joined the celebrity bridesmaids club. For more stars who scored a special bridal party role, just keep scrolling!

Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce celebrated her sister Paige Howard's wedding to singer Tim Abou-Nasr in Central Park, New York, in May 2022.

Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson

The sisters came through as sparkling bridesmaids at friend Stephenie Pearson's wedding in October 2021.

Selena Gomez

The singer served as maid of honor at her cousin Priscilla DeLeon's wedding in July 2019.

Kirsten Dunset

The actress was by her best friend Cindy McGee's side at Sant'Ignazio Church in Rome.

Taylor Swift

The singer served as a bridesmaid at her longtime friend Abigail Anderson's wedding.

Hailey Baldwin and Ireland Baldwin

Hailey served as the maid of honor at sister Alaia Baldwin's wedding, while cousin Ireland also served as a bridesmaid. Here they are pictured with Hailey's mom Kennya Baldwin.

Lauren Conrad

The Hills alum and fashion designer served as a bridesmaid at friends Cassie Herschenfeld and Ben Katz's wedding in Ojai, California in August 2017, more than six weeks after she announced she had given birth to her and husband William Tell's first child, son Liam.

Miranda Kerr

The supermodel was by her brother Matty's side when he married Jimmy Wright in Australia on Dec. 30, 2016.

Amy Schumer

After wrapping production on a movie with Goldie Hawn, Schumer traveled to be by Tara Alana's side. The bride exchanged vows with Rusty Fitton, as Schumer's boyfriend, Ben Hanisch, looked on.

Rachel Bilson

The Hart of Dixie alum was a bridesmaid at the March 2017 wedding of Gelareh Khalioun, who worked as a costume designer on the show.

Taylor Swift

The pop star was the maid of honor at childhood friend Britany Maack's wedding in Pennsylvania in February 2016 and both wore Reem Acra dresses.

Lauren Conrad

The fashion designer and The Hills alum was there for her friend Maura McManus on her big day on Aug. 16. She was joined by co-star Lo Bosworth, who also served as a bridesmaid.

Sofía Vergara

The Modern Family star sported a pastel yellow dress while serving as a bridesmaid at her friend's wedding in June 2015.

Rachel McAdams

Found: Something blue! The True Detective star stepped in as a bridesmaid for sister Kayleen's Memorial Day wedding. 

Eva Longoria

The actress went barefoot through the streets of Spain during her pals' nuptials.

Eva Longoria

Back at it again! She serves as a stunning bridesmaid once again, this time wearing a slick strappy black dress. 


Talk about a star-studded bunch! Queen Bey donned an angelic white gown for her bridesmaid's duties at sister Solange Knowles' New Orleans wedding last year.  

Lady Gaga

After posting ample bachelorette party pics, Gaga kept it classic in a whimsical lavender gown for her pal's New Orleans weddings in March 2015.

Cara Delevingne

Round two! Cara plays bridesmaid again in this breezy white gown for sister Poppy's 2014 wedding. 

Ashley Greene

Pretty in pink indeed! Ashley slipped into a stunning Marchesa gown for her publicist's wedding in Turks and Caicos back in 2013.

Jessica Simpson

While she's been a bridesmaid in no less than six weddings, this elegant pink ensemble may be her best bridal party look to date. 

Naomi Watts

She may just be a bridesmaid, but Naomi definitely steals the show in this striking white lace LBD. 

Brooklyn Decker

That face! The supermodel gets goofy at her pal's nuptials.

Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen

Bohemian beauties! The twins were absolutely angelic on their godmother's big day in Los Cabos back in 2007. 

Sarah Jessica Parker

And the best boss ever award goes to... SJP! The Sex and the City alum dons a stunning violet number as a proud member of her assistant's bridal party.

Katherine Heigl

The 27 Dresses star was a real bridesmaid for her sister's wedding in 2007.

Ashlee Simpson

Fun fact: Ashlee and sister Jessica Simpson both served as bridesmaids for pal Lauren Zelman in 2012.

Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee 

Jennifer Garner

The actress and her fellow bridesmaids are simply lovely in lilac gowns for this 2006 ceremony. 

Lena Dunham

The Girls star took on the role of bridesmaid last year, and arguably orchestrated some of the best bridal Instagrams we've seen yet!

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