Vanessa Minnillo took Nick Lachey's advice on what he wanted her to wear for their wedding.

The TV host - who married the former 98 Degrees singer on Necker Island in the Caribbean last Friday (15.07.11) - chose a "traditional" two-piece Monique Lhuillier gown and wore her hair flowing down her back because Nick told her it was his favourite look.

She explained: "I probably had half a dozen fittings and I was just so lost. I finally decided to ask Nick and said, 'What do you want to see me in when you marry me and I become Mrs. Lachey?' .

"I thought I would get some generic guys' answer but he sat up in bed and told me he loved me with my hair down . and wanted me in something traditional but with a modern flair."

After taking Nick's advice, the brunette beauty instantly knew which dress was right for her because she felt "so beautiful" in it.

She added to "I knew it was the dress because of the conversation I had with Nick. It just felt so right and I felt so beautiful in it."

Meanwhile, Vanessa - who accessorised the gown with Swarovski-encrusted Christian Louboutin slingbacks, a Judith Leiber Clutch and diamond stud earrings, which were a gift from Nick - decided to go for the "natural" look when it came to her make-up.

She said: "Two dear friends of mine that I met while working at MTV did my hair and make-up. We went very natural because I wanted Nick to see me, not a bunch of makeup and Big Hair. It was such a tropical location but we wanted our wedding to have a timeless feel."