What better way to ring in the new year than to count down the best weddings from 2007?
The following 12 weddings are weddings that have touched me, made me go gooey inside, wowed me and shocked me!
This casual wild west style wedding had celebrity guests sitting on hay bales and bouquets wrapped in pretty gingham as Ugly Betty star Rebecca Romijin wed Jerry O’Connell in a surprise ceremony.
11. Ricki-Lee & Jamie
Australian Idol contestant and Young Diva singer Ricki-Lee wed her beau Jamie in a gorgeous down to earth ceremony on the Gold Coast. Over 200 guests joined the couple as they laughed their way through their wedding vows. The cake was decorated with soft pink flowers and Ricki-Lee said “There’s nobody that fits me better than Jamie, we’re two pieces of a puzzle that nobody else can fit.”
10. Gary & Melissa
Gary Fong has a reputation as one of the best photographers around. He wed his sweet Melissa in their gorgeous newly built ranch in Canada. Jessica Claire shot it, but Gary being who he is was surrounded by many photographers! The love at this wedding was so obvious and the setting, setup, shots- everything! Completely wowed me! Check out more pics here
Eva Longoria, star of Desperate Housewives wed Tony Parker in a France in an extravagant ceremony on the biggest wedding day of the year 07/07/2007! Guests recieved gold bracelets and the bride and groom chose the Peter Field’s cover of Magnetic Fields – Book of Love for their first dance.
The media had a field day covering the wedding of James Packer & model Erica Baxter. An extended celebration took place in France with guests like Tom Cruise and Sarah Murdoch. The bride wore a $100,000 couture gown Dior gown with floral decorations by superstar planner Preston Bailey.
Ada Nicodemu, star of Channel 7’s Home and Away wed Chris Xipolitas in a huge 400 guest wedding in a Sydney Greek ceremony. Ada wore J’Aton (a gown rumoured to be worth over $60,000) with mushroom coloured bridesmaids gowns. Ada carried gardenias and was escorted down the aisle by her mother.
Erica Heynatz, model & TV Host wed Andrew Kingston at Jonah’s on Sydney’s Whale Beach. Erica had Alex Perry design two gowns for her wedding, a slim cut gown for the ceremony and a short fifties style number for dancing at the reception.
5. Tiffani & Neil
Ex Bardot singer Tiffani Wood wed her fiance Neil Cummins in a relaxed girly, bohemian themed ceremony at beachside town Byron Bay. Bridesmaids carried letters of LOVE as they proceeded Tiffani’s walk down the aisle. Tiffani was pregnant at the time and the couple now have a baby girl, Lily Adele.
Private Practice star Kate wed Alex Young in California. Using a beautiful colour palette of soft pinks and a Monique L’huillier dress made of beautiful lace, Kate and Alex wed after a whirlwind romance! (one month of dating before they got engaged and then three months later they wed).
Aussie starlet Toni Pearen wed her man Will Osmond in a long weekend celebration in small town Moree. With guests like Lady Sonia McMahon & Andrew G, guests was greeted by glasses of champagne and festivities included backyard cricket and swimming before the guests gathered for the wedding.
Natalie Gruzlewski and Surfer Luke Egan wed on Australia’s Gold Coast. Natalie a true beach girl and present for travel show Getaway wore Alex Perry. The couple held their reception at Oscar’s and their guests relaxed in the simple yet intimate setting.
Sight unseen this was certainly one of the most anticipated weddings of the year! An all white Christmas wedding, with the girls dressed in Oscar De La Renta, served Christmas food in the magical surroundings in Utah.
Images courtesy of Woman’s Day, OK! Magazine, Jessica Claire, news.com.au, justjared
Other favourites of mine this year included the paparazzi tent of Aussie swimmers Libby Lenton & Luke Trickett, Lauren Newton & Matt Welsh, Darren Lockyer & Lauren Pollack, Yvette Duncan & Oscar Done and Andrew Johns & Catherine Mahoney.
So who can we look forward to seeing walk down the aisle in 2008? Rumour has it Megan Gale & Andy Lee may soon be engaged, Delta Goodrem proudly wears her rock from Brian McFadden, Jessica Alba is sporting a huge engagement ring from fiance Cash Warren, Black Eyed Peas Fergie is also engaged!