Saturday, September 4, 2010

Celebrity Weddings: The One Everyone Remembers

October 26, 2002 is a date you don't remember.  But if you are of my generation (born in the late 70's to early 80's) and you are female, you certainly remember the iconic images of Jessica Simpson's wedding.  I was in college at the time and already an avid collector of bridal magazines.  I actually kept the tear out pages of my collection from high school and college until last year when I realized that these images are online now... and that the pages smelled.  Of the dozens of pages I had kept over the years, I really didn't want to throw these pictures away.  I feel like I have some emotional attachment to these pictures because I can remember so clearly looking at their wedding album in InStyle Weddings issue and knowing without a doubt that I wanted to be a wedding planner.  I wanted to create an amazing day like theirs for other people.

I've seen plenty of celebrity wedding photos over the years and yet the nuptials of Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey will always be on the top of my list.  Which is kind of weird considering that I was never a true fan of Jessica Simpson, her music or her personal life.  And while it was a gorgeous wedding, these are not the colors, theme, dress, or details I imagine for my wedding.  But, I think like many girls my age who saw the same images I did 8 years ago, I was captivated by the glowy perfection and true love radiating from Jess & Nick's big day.   Its like this wedding was the embodiment of what every girl imagined for herself- perfection.  So, while I love your wedding album Jess & Nick, this truly is a case of "its not you, its me".  Enjoy!





  1. I loved how Nick cried when he saw her. I always think it is so romantic when the groom breaks down. I hope to make Rob cry. Hehe. My ideal celebrity wedding would be Princess Diana's. The whole thing was so lavish and elegant. Just stunning. Shame the way both of the above marriages ended though.

  2. This really is THE celebrity wedding I can remember most of the details to, now so many years later. Everything was beautiful and yes, it is a shame how the marriage ended. I think I might do a post on Princess Di's lavish wedding soon...