Best of 2011

Happily Ever After: Star Weddings of the Year

From Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton to the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, look back at the love matches of 2011


For their July 15 nuptials, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo surprised guests with invites in the form of plane tickets. "We told them they were going away and the attire was 'island chic.' It was all very vague," Lachey said. The destination? Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island, where Lachey and Minnillo (in Monique Lhuillier) wed in front of 35 guests.