Mandy Moore's wedding dress, plus details about her surprise marriage to Ryan Adams


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We don't have a photo of Mandy Moore's actual wedding dress yet, but based on what we're hearing, she may have been inspired by the dress she wore on the cover of her 2007 CD Wild Hope.

When we read about the wedding on, we were curious to learn more about the wedding details, so we reached out to Pastor Steve Schulte and wedding planner Chad Baker through phone and email for more information. Pastor Schulte, who told us that he married the couple at the Whitefield Chapel near Savannah, Georgia, says that Mandy's light, romantic gown looked almost exactly like the dress from the cover "except without the ribbon around the waist."

In keeping with the couple's casual appearance, Pastor Schulte says that the ceremony was sweet and simple. The pair arrived in a town car and entered the brick chapel with Pastor Schulte, who had been asked to officiate just the day before. "No one [else] was allowed into the chapel as the ceremony was taking place," says Baker, who accompanied Pastor Schulte to the wedding. He tells us that there was no bouquet, and couple exchanged simple silver rings.

"As they exited the chapel following the ceremony he [Ryan Adams] was walking about two steps ahead of Mandy. He stopped suddenly, turned toward her, and took his hands and embraced her face as he pulled her close," says Baker. "He gave her long and loving kiss as she placed her hands on his sides. The love that was shown between the two of them took my breath away, and all I could do was smile as I watched it happen."

Pastor Schulte agrees. "I've been to hundreds of elopements, and this was the most intimate ceremony I've ever seen."

For more on Pastor Steve Schulte, visit For more on Chad Baker, visit —Kathryn Papanek

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