VICTORIA & DAVID BECKHAM • July 4, 1999 The artist formerly known as Posh Spice wed her soccer star husband at Luttrellstown Castle just outside of Dublin, Ireland. In what has become a celebrity wedding signature, the festivities ended with a spectacular fireworks display.
Price Tag • Estimated at $800,000.
The Dress • The always impeccably stylish Ms. Beckham wore a champagne colored silk, strapless Vera Wang with a 20-foot train thought to cost around $100,000. She topped her look off with a fabulous 18-carat, diamond encrusted crown created by jeweler Slim Barrett.
JENNIFER ANISTON & BRAD PITT • July 29, 2000 Little did Jennifer Aniston know that her fairytale wedding to Brad Pitt was only the beginning of her tabloid journey as the ultimate jilted wife searching for love. We’re so happy she’s finally found it with Justin Theroux! But back in 2000, her lavish Malibu, California gala with Pitt featured a 40-piece gospel choir and finished with a 13-minute fireworks display.
The Price Tag • Estimated at $1 million.
The Dress • The bride wore a $50,000 silk and satin Lawrence Steele gown with glass beading paired with the 90s glamour shoe—ivory Manolo Blahniks.
LIZA MINNELLI & DAVID GEST • March 16, 2002 There’s no question the great Liza Minnelli has a flair for drama, and her brief fourth marriage to event producer David Gest, at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City, caused much head-scratching (gay rumors abounded) and resulted in one of the messiest divorces in history. The 850 guests were a who’s who of Hollywood royalty—Natalie Cole sang Unforgettable and whacky wedding enthusiast Michael Jackson served as co-best man with his brother Tito.
The Price Tag • Estimated at $3.5 million.
The Dress • The king of glitz, Bob Mackie, designed Liza’s $45,000 gown but it was the legendary prolonged kiss that kept people talking. According to Joy Behar, “He sucked her lips right out of her face!”