Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz

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Just because Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz's wedding seemed to be planned on the fly doesn't mean they didn't spend serious dough for their special day.

Although they saved money by using Ash's parents' Encino pad and having Joe Simpson officiate, they spent almost $500,000, according to celebrity wedding planner Steve Kemble and Big Time Affairs event producer Mark Chinapen.

Here are some highlights of their high-priced party:

  • Celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss' fee starts at $25,000. Weiss, who did their Alice in Wonderland themed wedding, also did Jessica and Nick's nuptials before they were Newlyweds.
  • Wedding cake topped with a teapot, stopwatch, top hat and pot of flowers by Sam Godfrey at Perfect Endings: $2,500
  • Sit-down dinner for 150 guests and Rose Veuve Clicquot champagne: $75,000 ($500/person)
  • Monique Lhullier ivory lace wedding gown: $12,000
  • Dolce & Gabbana custom tuxedo: $10,000
  • Tuxedos for groomsmen: $1,000 each
  • Vera Wang bridesmaid dresses: $1,500 each
  • Custom jewelry by William Noble: $10,000+
  • Flowers from pricey L.A. florist Mark's Garden: $50,000
  • Sound, lights and electrical gear: $75,000

And they dropped even more dollars for private security, valet, shuttles and shrubbery.

But these lovebirds may not be honeymooning just yet...Fall Out Boy, Pete's band, is expected at the BMI Pop Awards tonight in L.A.

—Additional reporting by Claudia Rosenbaum

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