Mario Testino exclusively for Vanity Fair
But obviously the globally anticipated nuptials didn't actually occur on a whim—although, really, more preparation has gone into some children's birthday parties than went into Brangelina's comparatively low-key, family-oriented affair.
"We were all going to have a wedding," Jolie recalls the two weeks leading up to the big day in Vanity Fair's December 2014 issue, on sale Nov. 6 and featuring the Oscar winner on the cover. "There was no cake, so Pax made a cake. The kids made little pillows for the rings and Knox practiced [being a ring bearer] with an acorn that kept falling off the pillow. Brad's mom [Jane Pitt] went and picked some flowers and tied them up."