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Michelle Kwan dishes on her wedding dress

Michelle Kwan is a married woman. People reports that the figure skating champion, 32, wed Clay Pell, 31, director for strategic planning on the National Security staff at the White House, on Jan. 19, 2013, at the First Unitarian Church of Providence, R.I. The bride reportedly wore an ivory Vera Wang gown and Pell, a JAG and Lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard, was dressed in full uniform for the ceremony. According to People, 240 guests attended the wedding, including fellow skaters Brian Boitano, Dick Button and Dorothy Hamill.
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Michelle Kwan dishes on her wedding dress in the new issue of People magazine.

The figure skating champion walked down the aisle last weekend donning a Vera Wang gown.

"I wore so many skating dresses designed by her, whole skating shows and everything," Kwan told People. "I have a long relationship with her."

Kwan, 32, married Clay Pell, 31, on Saturday in Providence, R.I. Pell, grandson of late U.S. Senator Claiborne Pell, works on the national security staff at the White House. Kwan, meanwhile, is a public policy envoy with the Department of State.

"She is marrying someone whose family has a political history, and Michelle is living and working in Washington, D.C.," Wang said. "[The dress] had to have a certain dignity and a certain classicism, and I think it was a lot about a new way of looking at tradition."

"The fact that it's got an inordinate amount of handwork in terms of lace is really a tribute to the art of hand-piecing lace," Wang added. "There is a princess-slash-queenly level of sophistication and quiet without sacrificing a lot of detail."

According to The Providence Journal, about 250 guests attended Kwan's wedding, including her figure skating friends Dorothy Hamill, Dick Button and Brian Boitano.

See Kwan's dress here.