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

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

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

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

After quietly tying the knot with husband Jason Dirden at the Hilltop property 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 her special day, the Dreamgirls star wore a mesmerizing tailored gown with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves, adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer.

Straight out of a fairy tale: Anika Noni Rose, best known for voicing Princess Tiana from The Princess and the Frog, shares unseen photos from their intimate wedding ceremony at the Paramour Estate in Los Angeles, California on October 16, 2022

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

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

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

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

No more frogs to kiss!  After quietly tying the knot with husband Jason Dirden at the Hilltop property 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

No more frogs to kiss! After quietly tying the knot with husband Jason Dirden at the Hilltop property 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

Unforgettable: For her special day, the Dreamgirls star wore a mesmerizing custom made gown with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer

Unforgettable: For her special day, the Dreamgirls star wore a mesmerizing custom made gown with a plunging neckline and sheer sleeves adorned with embroidered flowers by Alonuko Bridal, a London-based designer

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

Her groom looked handsome by her side during the ceremony as he cut an elegant figure in a salmon-colored suit and a pair of flamingo-printed socks that were a gift from his bride a few years ago.

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

“Without consulting each other, we ended up using the same phrase every time [of our vows]. We couldn’t have planned it better,” Anika enthused about the socket.

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

Stunning: While discussing the design of the dress, Anika gushed, ‘We talked about the story we wanted to tell with the dress. [Our vision was] that of a rose in full bloom but without being too fussy.

They engaged a string quartet and a “singer for Anika’s performance and her recession”.

For a sweet touch, the bride had her aunt handwrite the seat assignments, as she always “loved” her aunt’s handwriting as a child.

The couple had their first dance to Norah Jones’ Come Away With Me.