'Wedding was amazing, shame about the honeymoon!' It's back to work for Zara now too as she launches range of children's clothes

By Daily Mail Reporter

No honeymoon: It was straight back to work for Zara as she launched ZP176, her first equestrian range for children, helped by goddaughters and bridesmaids Nell Maude (left) and Jazz Jocelyn who posed in the line

Newlywed Zara Phillips said her weekend wedding to rugby star Mike Tindall was 'amazing' but admitted she was disappointed the couple are too busy to take a honeymoon.

The Queen's granddaughter was back at work today, launching a range of children's equestrian clothing just days after the couple's wedding at Edinburgh's Canongate Kirk. Tindall returned to training yesterday.

Zara, who will still be known by her maiden name, said: 'The day was amazing and to have all of your friends there in one place, for both of us, was the best part of it.

While ZP176 is her first line for children, Zara has been working with equestrian brand Musto since 2009, with the launch of her first line coming in 2010

'Unfortunately both of us do have quite busy lives so it's going to have to wait a bit for a honeymoon, but it is quite nice to go back to work as well.

'We're kind of missing the quiet period where we can catch up and have some sleep.

It's back to work and that's what we do.'

The royal bride, 30, said she was excited to be Mrs Tindall, but she will remain Zara Phillips to preserve her sporting name.

'I'm very much Mrs Tindall and will be privately and I'm sure publicly as well, but just for professional and sponsors I'm going to keep Phillips as well - I'll keep both of them!'

She said the day had been nerve-wracking, adding: 'Everyone looked really serious when I walked in.'

Zara denied reports that her cousin William - who married Kate Middleton in April - had been singing Bon Jovi's Livin' On A Prayer at karaoke during Saturday's celebrations, telling reporters if anyone had been singing it would have been her husband.

Family affair: The launch for Zara's clothing line was relaxed and fun, echoing the informal, happy atmosphere of Zara's wedding last weekend

Work commitments: Speaking at the launch, Zara said she had an 'amazing' time at the wedding, but was a shame she and Mike hadn't been able to take a honeymoon yet

'There was no karaoke. I think there was assistance with the band, but that was about it,' she said.

The eventing world champion today unveiled her first children's equestrian collection at Manor Farm, in Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire.

The collection, named ZP176 Kids, has been made in collaboration with clothing brand Musto, which already has an adult clothing range with Zara, and will form part of the autumn and winter 2011 collection.

Zara, who will be competing in the Gatcombe Park horse trials later this week, showed off the new range of clothing, which was modelled by keen Pony Club members including two of her goddaughters - Nell Maude, 11, and Jaz Jocelyn, 8.

During the clothing launch the girls, who had also been bridesmaids at the wedding, took part in mounted games, which saw six riders take their ponies up and down a field showing off their riding talents.

Back in the game: Mike Tindall was also back at work, taking a break from training to pose for portraits during the England Rugby Club briefing today ahead of next week's match against Wales

How time flies: Just three days ago Zara and Mike were celebrating their marriage in Edinburgh, but both had to return to work as soon as the celebrations were over

The collection has been designed for seven to 13-year-olds and consists of jackets, T-shirts, hoodies, hats and socks, all in bright colours.

Zara said she hoped to encourage enthusiasm among young riders with the collection.

But despite the success of her dress at her wedding, the former equestrian world champion said she had no plans to design a range of dresses.

'Riding and being outside the whole time, these are kind of the clothes that I know and that I wear every day, so it was easier for me to do that than anything else,' she said.

'To try and bring that in for the kids as well has been really interesting. It's been really fun.

'It's always nice to dress up and put a dress on but day in, day out, horse riding is what I do.'

Zara has been involved in the entire creation of the collection, from design right through to being present at the development and testing of the products.

'I grew up wearing Musto so it was nice to expand on what they had when we were kids.

'It was more of making their range a bit like mine but in a smaller package - sort of 'Mini Me', but with the same great fabrics so they are able to go out and do whatever they want and still be technical and good.'

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