Celebrity Avril Lavigne: In Her Own Words AUDIO GALLERY: The "Girlfriend" singer talks about her big moments, from her wedding to the Grammys and high school By People Staff Published on April 10, 2007 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 07 MONTECITO, CALIF., 2006 Vince Bucci/Exclusive for Getty With helicopters and paparazzi buzzing, Lavigne, 22, says she was "pretty nervous and antsy" on her wedding day July 15, but it was the classic affair she had wanted – down to her Vera Wang gown. "That was the big 10-lb. dress that I could barely walk in," says Lavigne (with her husband, Sum 41 singer Deryck Whibley). Click below to hear more about the ceremony and "rock and roll" reception. 02 of 07 NEW YORK CITY, 2003 Globe Her best red-carpet moment? "I think that's yet to come," Lavigne says, but the 2003 Grammy Awards were monumental for the then-19-year-old. She was up for five trophies thanks to her debut album, Let Go. Click below to hear how her band really backed her up that night. 03 of 07 PARIS, 2006 Christophe Petit Tesson/Maxppp/Landov "Chanel never fails," Lavigne says of the design house, whose Paris couture show she attended in January 2006. But while seeing the clothes "was fun," it's the makeup that has her hooked: "They have the best foundation." Click below to hear what she says about getting glam! 04 of 07 CANNES, 2006 Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Lavigne (in vintage Armani) was "stoked" to go to the Cannes Film Festival last year to premiere Over the Hedge. Click below to hear what made the day so special for her. 05 of 07 LAS VEGAS, 2004 Frank Micelotta/Getty In skulls and stripes, Lavigne arrived at the 2004 World Music Awards in something surprising: a dress. Growing up, she says, "the only time I was girlie was when my mom dressed me up for church." Click below to hear what she says about the outfit. 06 of 07 NAPANEE, ONT., 1999 "I think I was about 14 here," Lavigne says of her Napanee, Ont., school picture. She no longer wears the glasses, but will she bring back the bob? Click below to find out! 07 of 07 NEW YORK CITY, 2002 ANTHONY DIXON/LFI At the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, Lavigne took home her first moonman – for best new artist for "Complicated" – and showed off her signature tomboy style. "That was the first time I walked on a red carpet and everyone was freaking out and screaming my name," she says. Click below to hear what she says about the night.