service saw triple when three identical sisters tied the knot together
at the same ceremony, DailyMail reports.
Rafaela, Rochele and Tagiane Bini share the same birthday, the same
looks and tastes, and now – after marrying men who look strikingly
similar – the same wedding anniversary too.
29-year-old sisters, from Passo Fundo, southern Brazil, even wore the
same wedding dress, as well as hair style and make up, for their big day
triplets, wore the exact same wedding dress, as well as hair style and
make up, for their big day on Saturday.
the grooms – Rafael, Gabriel and Eduardo – admitted they had worried
they might mix up their wives-to-be when it came to exchanging vows.
remembered: ‘There was a time when we were all in the kitchen making
dinner. So Rochele, who is Gabriel’s, was doing stuff at the sink, and
Rafaela was at the stove.
were there chatting and they changed places. I went behind to hug her,
and said “oops” when I realised I’d got the wrong girl.’
yes, I knew which one was mine, for sure. I knew as soon as she entered
the church, she was the most beautiful,’ said Eduardo, who married
how, like other identical siblings, they have always been close and
shared the same tastes and interests since they were babies.
parents, Pedro and Salete, already had one daughter, Liziele, when they
decided to increase the family – but never imagined three more girls
would come at once.
was the first to find her future husband, Rafael, ten years ago while
studying at university. A year later, Rochele got together with Gabriel.
said: ‘We decided that we would all walk down the aisle until half way
down the church. From there, I would take one at a time.’
pews at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida catholic cathedral in Passo Fundo
were moved apart to allow more space for the three brides to walk down
the aisle together.
were followed by 18 bridesmaids and page boys, each using the chosen
colour of the bride they were representing, yellow for Rafaela, blue for
Rochele and red for Tagiane.
first to be taken to the altar by their father was Tagiane, who was the
first to be born. She remembered: ‘I tried to hold back my emotion, but
I couldn’t. To see my dad there, at that moment, was a feeling I can’t
girls explained how they all went together to get their hair and
make-up done with the intention of looking different – but they all
ended up liking the same style
said Rochele, ‘We tried a number of styles, but we all liked the same
one. It’s not even worth trying, it always ends up like that.’
the ceremony, the fact that there were three bouquets to be caught was
not lost on the female guests, according to the sisters.
said: ‘We’re going to think about starting our family. If we have
triplets, it won’t be easy, but they will be a blessing and we’ll raise
them with love.’