Anika Noni Rose shows off her wedding dress for the FIRST time since marrying Jason Dirden

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Here comes the bride! The Princess and the Frog star Anika Noni Rose shows off her wedding dress for the FIRST time since she tied the knot with Jason Dirden

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Anika Noni Rose, best known for voicing The Princess and the Frog’s Princess Tiana, shares unseen photos from her intimate wedding ceremony at the Paramour Estate in Los Angeles, California on Oct. 16, 2022.

After quietly tying the knot with husband Jason Dirden at the hilltop estate just three months ago, the 50-year-old actress shared her first wedding photos while making her debut as a married woman on the cover of Brides.

For their special day, the Dreamgirls star wore an enchanting, tailored dress with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer.

While talking about designing the dress, Anika gushed, “We talked about the story we wanted to tell with the dress. [Our vision was] that of a rose that comes into full bloom, but without being too fussy.’

She continued, “I didn’t want anything I could wear on a red carpet, either.”

The Tony winner completed her dreamy look with a pair of Badgley Mischka heels, white gold earrings with sapphires and diamonds and a “and a vintage handkerchief embroidered with blue flowers” (from her aunt).

As for her makeup, she herself wanted to look “soft and beautiful, touchable, ethereal, dreamy and complete.”

Disney’s first black princess wore her gorgeous dark brown locks in an elegant yet romantic low bun.

Her groom looked handsome by her side at the ceremony as he cut a smart figure in a salmon-colored suit and a pair of flamingo-print socks given to him by his bride a few years earlier.

In pictures together, the newlyweds looked blissfully happy as they walked down the aisle and over white rose petals, after exchanging vows.

Memorable: For their special day, the Dreamgirls star wore an enchanting, tailored dress with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer

Memorable: For their special day, the Dreamgirls star wore an enchanting, tailored dress with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer

“Without consulting each other, we ended up using the same phrase at the end of each [of our vows]. We couldn’t have planned it better,’ Anika stumbled to the outlet.

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They hired a string quartet and “singer for Anika’s entrance and their recession.”

For a sweet gesture, the bride had her aunt handwrite the seating assignments, as she was always “loved” by her aunt’s handwriting as a child.

Stunning: While talking about designing the dress, Anika gushed, “We talked about the story we wanted to tell with the dress. [Our vision was] that of a rose that comes into full bloom, but without being too fussy'

Stunning: While talking about designing the dress, Anika gushed, “We talked about the story we wanted to tell with the dress. [Our vision was] that of a rose that comes into full bloom, but without being too fussy’

The couple first danced to Come Away With Me by Norah Jones.

While reflecting on their reception, the actress cheered their officiant, Colman Domingo, “started the electric slide” and that there was “intergenerational joy and connection” on the dance floor.

“We even had some impromptu dance battles!” said the groom. Later he and his wife rode a tandem.

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