Celebrity tattoo artist, make-up boss and vegan Kat Von D is asking wedding guests to donate money to a vegan charity – instead of spending it on gifts.
The star revealed that the charity in question is Animal Equality – a leading global animal protection agency, that promotes a vegan message.
A spokesperson for the charity said: “We’d like to wish one of the most beautiful power couples a huge congratulations on their upcoming wedding.”
While Von D legally tied the knot with partner Leafer Seyer in an intimate ceremony in February, the pair will celebrate their vows with a lavish do.
Speaking about the upcoming nuptials, Von D said she wanted to host ‘the most epic vegan wedding ever’.
Taking to Instagram, she posted: “We love the idea of showing the world that you don’t have to sacrifice luxury/quality by choosing not to exploit animals in any way.
“We are also excited about not having a gift registry and instead have guests who might be inspired to gift us, donate to one of our favourite animal rights organizations (AnimalEquality) on our behalf instead.”
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A number of her followers expressed excitement about the big day. One wrote: “While I don’t want to have a wedding this makes me jealous. A vegan wedding sounds delicious .”
Another wrote: “Obsessed with your values! Standing with you today in your mission for animal rights equality and wishing you an amazing celebration of love!”
One wellwisher simply added: “You are a wonderful human being.”