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Chelsea Clinton Wedding Day Secrets

It was the wedding everyone has been waiting for. First daughter Chelsea Clinton wed longtime beau Marc Mezvinsky in front of 400 guests at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, N.Y., on Saturday.

But what really happened on the big day?

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CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano reported Clinton wore a Vera Wang dress after all. Speculation circled that she would either wear one of Wang's creations or an Oscar de la Renta dress. She appeared in family photos in an ivory silk organza strapless gown with a beaded belt.

The 30-year-old bride was walked down the aisle by her father, the 42nd president, Bill Clinton.

The groom, Marc Mezvinsky, wore a Burberry tux, and in keeping with his Jewish faith, a yarmulke. The ceremony combined both families' religious traditions with a rabbi and Methodist minister.

According to the Washington Post, during a reading, the minister lost his place but the bride helped him remember the next line.

Security was tight, Quijano reported. Guests wore identification bracelets to board a bus to the ceremony. But that didn't stop a few wedding crashers who tried to join in.

The Post also reports the couple's first dance was to an Etta James classic, "At Last." The father of the bride waltzed his daughter around the floor to Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight."

Guests received a gift bag with local wine, pretzels and sweets.

Quijano added on Sunday morning, a caravan of Land Rovers and black sedans ferried guests to the finale: brunch at the 500-acre Grasmere Estate near Rhinebeck.

So what was the highlight of the wedding weekend?

One guest told CBS News, "Seeing the bride and groom and how incredibly happy they are. They glow."

Bonnie Fuller, editor in chief of, said on "The Early Show" Monday, the wedding went off very well.

"It's fantastic," she said. "It's romantic, a love story. We have not had good news like this, an incredible distraction like this, in so long. I mean, we've just had a barrage of negative disappointing, disheartening news. You know, everybody loves to see a family that is really working and a young woman who we've seen since she was a gawky young child and teenager grow up."

She contined, "This wedding really was planned like a military operation. I mean, everything was thought about. The logistics went down as you guys said, without a hitch. But, you know, they -- it was a wedding that was meant for young people. And it was a very personal wedding. So, you had the combinations of their tradition, you had them married under the beautiful chuppah and you also had Hillary and Bill inviting those close to them. And then you had them booking a deejay, we heard, until 5:00 a.m."

Fuller said there were even reports the couple actually did the tango for their first dance.

"It actually doesn't surprise me because they're both fitness fanatics, in great shape so I'm not surprised they took dance lessons," she said.

As for what the wedding cost, rumored to be around $3 million, Fuller said it was necessary for a couple in their situation.

"You know, the president -- or ex-president -- could afford it. It's his only daughter. And why not have the affair, the princess affair that she always dreamed of? You know what, maybe it's fantastic for the economy, especially the local economy."

Fuller pointed out the family gave out all local products in the gift bags, including Clinton Vineyards wine and other local items.

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