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Top 10 Best Celebrity Weddings of 2011
This year was a big one for celebrity weddings: actors, models, singers and modern day royalty tied the knot throughout 2011. There were public processions for the royal wedding and Kim Kardashian’s wedding television special, plus one celebrity wedding that nobody saw.
Here are the Top 10 celebrity weddings of 2011:
# 10 Sinead O’Connor and fourth husband Barry Herridge got married in December while sitting in a pink Cadillac in Las Vegas. The non-traditional wedding matched their dating story: the couple got together after Barry responded to an online advertisement Sinead posted on Twitter “looking for love.”
#9 Actors Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig had a top-secret wedding in New York with only four people present. The couple also play a married couple in the upcoming film Dream House.
#8 British singer Lily Allen wed her long-time beau Sam Cooper at St. James the Great Church in Cotswolds Village of Cranham. The bride wore a lovely lace gown designed by Karl Lagerfeld. The wedding including a sweet surprise as the couple announced that Lily was pregnant during the intimate reception.
#7 Model and niece of President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush, married David Lauren, son of famed designer Ralph Lauren, over Labor Day weekend at his family’s 17,000-acre Double RL ranch in Colorado, before some 200 guests–considered intimate only by fashion-industry social standards.
#6 It was a Caribbean private island summer wedding for Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo. Despite the beach setting, the couple kept it traditional with Vanessa wearing a long Monique Lhuillier gown with heels and the groom in a tuxedo.
#5 Reese Witherspoon and talent agent Jim Toth said their “I Do’s” at laid-back at-home affair at her Ojai, California ranch back in March. Reese wore a lovely blush pink gown designed by Monique Lhuillier.
#4 It was Sir Paul McCartney’s third marriage to Nancy Shevell in London in October. Their wedding was followed by a procession in front of thousands of fans and a rumour that they had a rather raucous reception.
#3 Supermodel Kate Moss got hitched to Jamie Hitch at St. Peter’s Church in Little Faringdon in the Cotswolds. The bride wore a cream vintage-style John Galliano dress and floor-length veil. Her 15 bridesmaids included her eight-year-old daughter Lila Grace.
#2 Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries had their $10 million dollar wedding on August 20 with a subsequent multi-episode television special on E! but Kim filed for divorce just 72 days later.
And the #1 celebrity wedding of 2011 is undoubtedly the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The anticipation of this event and it’s influence on wedding standards and fashion topped the charts. Kate’s long-sleeved Alexander McQueen wedding gown had a big influence on designer’s Fall 2012 bridal collections.
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