Mark Badgley and James Mischka got married at City Hall in New York on Friday. The designing duo, now legal partners in life as well as in business, create some of the most glamorous big event clothes and accessories on the planet for weddings and the red carpet. Their evening shoes, most priced under $300, have a ladylike vibe that’s Manolo-ish without the price tag.
They have been together for 28 years, since meeting at the Parsons School of Design in N.Y.C. They launched their iconic brand in 1988 (followed by bridal in 1993).
The Friday wedding was an intimate affair, witnessed only by Mark’s twin sister O’Hara Fottrell. Both men wore silver ties (Mark’s was a bow tie) with blazers and dark denim. They celebrated afterwards with close friends and family at a local restaurant, while mid-’80s music played to celebrate their first years together.