Anna Wintour has become a grandmother for the third time after her daughter Bee Shaffer gave birth to her first child with husband Francesco Carrozzini, a boy named Oliver Sozzani.
The proud new mum, 34, shared the happy news on Instagram on Wednesday, posting several photos of her newborn baby boy and revealing that her son was arriving on October 25.
One of the photos shows Oliver in his hospital cap and blanket, while the other two show the baby boy at home, wearing a sweet knitted reindeer hat and matching knitted brown trousers.
Oliver’s middle name, Sozzani, serves as a touching tribute to his late paternal grandmother, Francesco’s mother Franca Sozzani, who died of lung cancer in December 2016 at the age of 66.
Newborn baby boy: Anna Wintour’s daughter Bee Shaffer has given birth to her first child with husband Francesco Carrozzini, a baby boy named Oliver Sozzani
Heartwarming: The 34-year-old new mom shared several photos of her son on Instagram, where she revealed he was born on October 25
Touching: Oliver’s middle name Sozzani is a moving tribute to his late paternal grandfather, Francesco’s mother Franca Sozzani, who died of lung cancer in December 2016
The new mom’s post was soon inundated with congratulations from many of her celebrity friends, including Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker, who wrote: ‘Wow!!!! Got the chills!!!!!! I am so happy for all of you. xxx’
Katy Perry also joined in to celebrate Oliver’s birth, noting that she shares a birthday with Bee and Francesco’s newborn son.
‘Omg I love my birthday twins. Congratulations,” the chart wrote.
Bee, who has worked in a behind-the-scenes role on Broadway for several years, has also received several sweet messages from musical stars, including Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt and singer Josh Groban.
Unsurprisingly, a number of high-profile figures from the fashion world were also quick to offer their congratulations in the comments section, including designers Zac Posen, Joseph Altuzarra and Jennifer Meyer – the ex-wife of actor Tobey Maguire’s jewelry designer.
Bee’s new arrival comes nearly four months after it was first revealed she was expecting her first child with Francesco — whom she married in two wedding ceremonies in July 2018, the first at her mother’s sprawling Long Island home and the second in the hometown of her husband Portofino, Italy.
The news was first shared by a source close to Francesco and Bee, who was then pictured several days later with a baby bump during a romantic trip to Portofino with her husband.
But despite being spotted with her growing stomach on a number of occasions, Bee didn’t confirm her pregnancy until a few weeks later, when she posted a silhouette photo of her belly on Instagram, along with a blue heart in the caption – teasing that she was expecting a baby. son.
Proud Parents: Bee and Francesco were first revealed to be expecting their first child in July and days later, the then-pregnant mother-to-be was pictured with a bump in Italy
Bee’s newborn son is Anna’s third grandchild. The 71-year-old Vogue editor is also the grandmother of the daughters of her son Charles and his wife Elizabeth Cordry (pictured together at the Met Gala)
The couple’s first wedding took place on July 7, and they reportedly flew an overnight flight from New York to Italy the following day, arriving in Portofino on July 9.
For both ceremonies, Bee donned a white gown, although she chose a different design for each wedding venue, wowing in a classic silhouette to say her first “I do,” then opted for a more summer-friendly Dolce & Gabbana alternative for her second. time to tie the knot.
Details of both weddings were kept secret—and Bee refused to publish her marriage on the pages of her mother’s magazine, as so many other high-society brides have chosen in the past.
Obviously, the couple has implemented a strict no-social media rule at their weddings, following the same rules Anna pushes for at the Met Gala — though those restrictions have become more and more lax over the years.
Francesco and Bee have always tried to keep their personal lives under the radar in the three years since their marriage, the latter having only shared a few social media snaps of her husband — including a crazy photo of him hanging it up for the camera. which she posted last September on his 38th birthday.