Just married! First picture of Nick Lachey and his new bride Vanessa MinnilloBy Daily Mail Reporter
This is the first picture of Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo emerging from their make-shift cliff-top chapel on Necker Island as husband and wife.
The blushing bride is seen in her stunning two-piece Monique Lhuiller wedding gown, featuring an intricately embellished lace corset with rose and crystal detail, and hand tufted skirt made of silk faille.
The 30-year-old's look was completed with a tailored bow belt at her waist and chapel length tulle veil.
Just married! This is the moment that Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo emerge from their cliff-top wedding ceremony as man and wife
Beaming, the couple walk out of the tent arm-in-arm and into the stunning British Virgin Islands sun-drenched weather.
In another snap, Vanessa is also seen being walked up the aisle by her father, who is dressed in a grey suit, ahead of her nuptials with the 98 Degrees singer, who was previously married to pop star Jessica Simpson for three years.
Nick and Vanessa are said to have arrived on the island on Tuesday via a private jet.
Daddy's girl: Vanessa is also seen being walked up the aisle by her father, who is dressed in a grey suit, ahead of her nuptials with the 98 Degrees singer
The couple did however invite the cameras in for their upcoming reality special titled Nick & Vanessa's Dream Wedding, a decision they said they discussed heavily prior to the big day.
'We kind of wrestled with that for a while, for obvious reasons,' Nick said earlier this month.
'Having done reality TV in the past, I didn't necessarily want to jump right back into it without having thought it through to great length, and we did.'
Preparations: For their new reality series Nick and Vanessa have a dress rehearsal for their wedding by cutting their engagement cake together
It is Nick’s second marriage, following his infamous three-year stint as Jessica’s husband.
Nick and Vanessa are now planning to start a family together.
Former Miss Teen USA Vanessa told People magazine: ‘For us, this is just a stepping stone to do what we ultimately want and that’s to start a family together’
Dress for success: Vanessa enjoyed trying on lots of different high-end wedding dresses in the lead up to the big day
Vanessa, who used to work as a correspondent for hit US show Entertainment tonight, said: ‘Nobody knew where they were going.’
Delighted Nick believes the plan was a spectacular success.
He said: ‘Our wedding invitations were in the form of a plane ticket.
‘We told them they were going away and the attire was ‘island chic.’ It was all very vague.'
Model bride: Former Miss Teen USA Vanessa shows her catwalk skills as she tries on another fancy wedding outfit
The couple have released the first sneak peek of the documentary about their secret tropical paradise wedding.
A teaser for the upcoming show about their big day has been unveiled which shows the lead up to their nuptials.
The trailer features a brief interview, and also shows the bride-to-be trying on different dresses.
A toast: Nick and Vanessa enjoy a drinks dedication at the end of their glamorous engagement party
The pair met when she starred in his What's Left Of Me music video and soon began dating.
After three years they split in June 2009, but within months they had reconciled.
They announced their engagement last November.
Nick is not the only one with a high profile former relationship.
Vanessa previously dated New York Yankees star Derek Jeter.
Second time is a charm: This is Nick’s second marriage, following his infamous three-year stint as Jessica Simpson’s husband