A 40-year-old Italian woman has married herself after getting fed up of waiting for Mr. Right to come along.
Laura Mesi, a fitness instructor, invited 70 friends and family to her lavish wedding held in Lissone Lombardy.
She spent a whopping £8,700 (Ghc51.2k) for the ceremony known as “sologamy,” which is nevertheless not legally recognized. She even travelled to Egypt on her honeymoon by herself.
Photos of the event show Mesi walking down the aisle on her own and cutting a large wedding cake as guests cheered her on.
In an interview, she said she decided to have the ceremony after a 12-year relationship ended in 2015. Back then, she promised to marry herself if she had not found someone by the age of 40.
Mesi said: “I told friends and family that if I had not found my soul-mate by my 40th birthday I would marry myself.”
She added: “If one day I find a man with whom I can plan a future I’ll be happy, but my happiness does not depend on him. This is my fairytale wedding – only without a Prince Charming.”
Watch a related video below.