They’re all in this together!
When Kim Hidalgo said “I do” to Brant Daugherty on Saturday, the actress had her best girlfriends – including Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens – by her side.
“I was a bridesmaid in Ashley’s wedding. Shelley [Buckner] and Vanessa were bridesmaids in her wedding,” Hidalgo – who chose grey beaded Adrianna Papell dresses for her bridal party – tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I was a bridesmaid in Samantha [Droke]’s wedding with Shelley and Ashley. We’re all a close-knit group of girlfriends.”
The bride’s younger sister, Erika, served as maid of honor (doing Hidalgo’s makeup was one of her duties!), and Daugherty’s sister, Caitey, along with a few of Hidalgo’s friends from home, were also in her bridal party. On her wedding day, Hidalgo gifted her bridesmaids robes by KIM + ONO, pieces by GLDN and makeup by Charlotte Tilbury.
Most of her bridesmaids pitched in to do each other’s hair and makeup, and “Vanessa was particularly talented with both,” says Hidalgo.
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Tisdale – who wed Christopher French in 2014 – was one of a handful of people who knew Daugherty was planning a surprise proposal on Valentine’s Day last year and helped throw her friend off the scent.
“Ashley took me out for dinner the night before we left [for Europe], and I said, ‘You know, I have this feeling,’ and she said, ‘Kim, I talked to him … I don’t think it’s going to happen for a while. I just don’t want you to get your hopes up and be disappointed.’ She left and called Brant and said, ‘She’s on to you!'”
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On Daugherty and Hidalgo’s wedding day, Tisdale paid sweet tribute to her “fairy friend,” excitedly sharing that it was “her turn” to return the favor.
Daugherty and Hidalgo, both 33, wed in front of more than 200 loved ones – including Modern Family star Sarah Hyland, Kelen Coleman and Shawn Pyfrom – at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California.
For the ceremony (where the couple’s dogs Luna and Knuckles walked down the aisle with their flower girls and ring bearers), Hidalgo looked beautiful in a beaded, mermaid-style gown featuring a long train by Pronovias. She later changed into a “flowy” dress fit for dancing at the reception.
“My ceremony dress has a really unique beading pattern that I hadn’t seen before with flowers all over. It’s a mermaid style with a long train,” Hidalgo – who finished off her bridal look with her grandmother’s ring and pieces from her mom’s jewelry collection – said ahead of her wedding. “It’s really funny. I was like, ‘I don’t want mermaid. I don’t want the sweetheart [neckline],’ and that’s what I ended up with!”