Inside Spain’s society wedding of the year of Isabelle Junot to Álvaro Falcó

When a stunning socialite marries Spanish nobility surrounded by models, Instagram stars and royalty, its certainly set to be a glamorous affair.

So it’s no surprise that Spanish media dubbed this weekend’s nuptials of Isabelle Junot to Álvaro Falcó, the Marquis de Cubas the ‘most anticipated wedding of the year’.

Isabelle, 30, – the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco’s first husband Philippe Junot – and Álvaro, 38, the 4th Marquis of Cuba, certainly had a star-studded day.

Guests at the palace of the Marqués de Mirabel in Plasencia, western Spain – included Marta Ortega, the head of Zara, as well as Dolce & Gabbana model Eugenia Silva, Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and the Marchioness of Mirabel.

For the no-expense spared celebration, the bride wore a dress by Pronovias and guests enjoyed food by the Sandoval brothers, who have two Michelin stars.

Isabelle Junot (pictured) married Álvaro Falcó, the Marquis de Cubas the ‘most anticipated wedding of the year’ this weekend

Simona Gandolfi von Hohenlohe (left) and her husband Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg were among the guests

Simona Gandolfi von Hohenlohe (left) and her husband Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg were among the guests

Simona, sporting an orange and pink suit, posed with model Eugenia Silva who attended with her partner, Alfonso de Borbón.

Simona, sporting an orange and pink suit, posed with model Eugenia Silva who attended with her partner, Alfonso de Borbón.

Isabelle Junot and Alvaro Falco are pictured at the 'Three Wishes' collection presentation at the Rabat store in Madrid in October

Isabelle Junot and Alvaro Falco are pictured at the ‘Three Wishes’ collection presentation at the Rabat store in Madrid in October

The menu was a 20-course meal with ‘flavors to reflect the bride and groom’ including a fish course of wild Mediterranean sea bass, meat including lacquered suckling pig and dessert of lemon pie, chocolate and hazelnut.

The couple, who have been together for four years, enjoyed a cocktail party after a traditional ceremony at the 15th century Palacio del Marqués de Mirabel which includes a neoclassical-style patio with semicircular arches where guest danced the night away.

Isabelle is the daughter of Phillippe Junot, a former member of the Monegasque royal family and Nina Wendelboe-Larsen, a Danish-born model.

Phillippe, now 81, was known as a playboy in his youth and is the son of Michel Junot, a former politician who worked as the Deputy Mayor of Paris and worked with US President John F Kennedy.

The star-studded guest list included Marta Ortega, the chair of Inditex, who own Zara.  Her father, who founded the chain, is the third wealthiest man in Europe.  She is pictured with her husband

The star-studded guest list included Marta Ortega, the chair of Inditex, who own Zara. Her father, who founded the chain, is the third wealthiest man in Europe. She is pictured with her husband

Prisca Perez Pla de Alvear - the cousin of Álvaro - wore a colorful suit to the nupitals

Prisca Perez Pla de Alvear – the cousin of Álvaro – wore a colorful suit to the nupitals

Instagram star Vega Royo-Villanova opted for bright colors and flower embellishments for the wedding

Instagram star Vega Royo-Villanova opted for bright colors and flower embellishments for the wedding

Posing up a storm!  Model Eugenia Silva shared snaps of the wedding with other guests on Instagram

Posing up a storm! Model Eugenia Silva shared snaps of the wedding with other guests on Instagram

Spanish pop group Los del Río also wished 'their nephew' Alvaro the best in a sweet Instagram message

Spanish pop group Los del Río also wished ‘their nephew’ Alvaro the best in a sweet Instagram message

The family are also descended from General Junot who served under Napoleon. His name is inscribed on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Isabelle, who was born in New York and works as a nutrition coach, studied at the Swiss boarding school of Le Rosey – where many royals have been educated before moving to the in the French Lyceum in Madrid and the University of Virginia.

Talented in many areas, she speaks English, French, Danish and Spanish, thanks to her jetset lifestyle growing up.

Amelia Millán and Carla Vega-Penichet - who are friends with the bride - were among the glamourous guests

Amelia Millán and Carla Vega-Penichet – who are friends with the bride – were among the glamourous guests

Alonso Aznar and his girlfriend Renata Collado were among the well dressed guests at the wedding

Alonso Aznar and his girlfriend Renata Collado were among the well dressed guests at the wedding

Interior designer Mercedes Peralta opted for a sharp red midi dress for the star-studded nupitals

Interior designer Mercedes Peralta opted for a sharp red midi dress for the star-studded nupitals

Álvaro meanwhile, inherited the title of Marquis of Cubas after his father passed away from Covid-19 in October 2020.

He works as a sales director digital marketing company and Akeero also DJs under the stage name Difalco.

According to HOLA! who were at the wedding, the ceremony was ‘very emotional’ with Phillippe ‘unable to contain his emotion’.

The star-studded guest list included Marta Ortega, the chair of Inditex, who owns Zara. Her father, who founded the chain, is the third wealthiest man in Europe.

Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a Mexican-born Alpine skier who is descended from the Hohenlohe-Langenburg dynasty of Germany attended with his wife Simona Gandolfi von Hohenloh.

Simona, sporting an orange and pink suit, posed with model Eugenia Silva who attended with her partner, Alfonso de Borbón.

Also in attendance was Prisca Pérez Pla de Alvear, Alejandra and Manuel Martos, Alonso Aznar and Renata Collado. Los del Río, Cari Lapique and Instagram star Vega Royo-Villanova.

Xandra Falcó, Marchioness of Mirabel with one of her daughters, Camila, opted for gorgeous floral dresses for the occasion

Xandra Falcó, Marchioness of Mirabel with one of her daughters, Camila, opted for gorgeous floral dresses for the occasion

Manuel Falcó, 13th Marquess of Castel-Moncayo and Amparo Corsini and their daughter Manuela also chose to wear bright colors for the celebrations

Manuel Falcó, 13th Marquess of Castel-Moncayo and Amparo Corsini and their daughter Manuela also chose to wear bright colors for the celebrations

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