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Kristin Chenoweth on Her 'Nontraditional' Wedding Gown: ‘I Didn’t Want to Wear White’ (Exclusive)

The bride had pink on!

On Saturday in Dallas, Texas, Kristin Chenoweth wed her musician husband Josh Bryant in a small ceremony while wearing a Pamella Roland gown.

According to Chenoweth to PEOPLE, "I didn't want to wear white." "I chose a sheer overlay in Chanel pink and nude with a large bow in the back. Very organized. The bodice is covered in small pearl flowers that ombré out to the floor.

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The back of Kristin Chenoweth's wedding dress included a huge bow. WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
"Elegant and simple," says Chenoweth. I chose a pretty unconventional wedding gown since I never thought I would get married. I adore it.

The 55-year-old actress, singer, and recipient of an Emmy Award continues, "I wanted my wedding day style to feel authentic." She told PEOPLE in advance of the event, "I want to look like Kristin, I want to feel like Kristin, and I want Josh to see the girl that he has been with for five years."

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Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Bryant rejoice after saying "I do." WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Even though we'll be in Texas, despite how lovely I'll look and all, my hair won't be in heaven. It's going to appear to be me.

For the reception, Chenoweth traded in her floor-length gown for a short, shimmering pink dress, also by Pamella Roland, that had an oversized bow embellishment at the neckline similar to the one she wore for the wedding. She added some pink Nike sneakers as an accessory, making them ideal for dancing the night away.

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For her wedding reception, Kristin Chenoweth changed into a shorter dress and sneakers. WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
A gentle romantic palette of white, ivory, creme, soft peach, blush to medium pink, and champagne tones was used for the couple's wedding decorations. The wedding venue was beautifully decorated with calla lilies, garden roses, majolica, spray roses, hydrangea, ranunculus, veronica, mums, and various dark seasonal vegetation.

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The theme would certainly be pink-oriented in some way, adds Bryant, 41, without having to even ask Kristin.

Prior to dinner and dancing, guests sipped on specialty drinks such the "Wicked Margarita," a tribute to Chenoweth's performance as Glinda the Good Witch in the Broadway blockbuster play, as well as a "Bryant Old Fashioned" and "Thundertini" martini. The ceremony took place at a private property.

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Josh Bryant and Kristin Chenoweth cut their wedding cake. WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Bryant lauds Kristin for having "so many amazing qualities that I love, and I could just go on and on." "Her heart, however, is certain. I immediately noticed that in the way she treated people when we first met. And she always finds time for everyone, despite her busy schedule. She is my closest pal.

The couple of Kristin Chenoweth Josh Bryant appeared on the Los Angeles red carpet for a date night.
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Thunder, the dog owned by Kristin Chenoweth and Josh Bryant, is in a photo. WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
Bryant's band, Backroad Anthem, played at the Schmigadoon! star's niece's wedding in 2016, when the couple first met. When Chenoweth's nephew was married two years later, Bryant's band once more supplied the musical entertainment.

By this point, Chenoweth says, "we had become friends, and that's when he came on strong." "When Josh asked me where I would be playing next, I said that it would be in North Carolina. 'I'm busy,' I replied. I'm pressed for time, da, da, da. The moment he arrived at the concert, I was done.

Chenoweth describes herself as having lived as a "bachelorette my whole life," adding, "I was never going to get married, I even was engaged previously and couldn't do it. before I met Josh. I thought, "Why would I ever let this guy go?" at that point. I'm very fortunate.

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Josh Bryant and Kristin Chenoweth share a kiss after their wedding reception. WWW.BENFIELDPHOTOGRAPHY.COM
The couple is eager for their upcoming chapter as they are already settling into married life. Josh has an own career, but Chenoweth claims to have "stolen" him because he performs with her band frequently.

"I'm eager to continue our musical collaboration. We have a home in New York, but we're also establishing a life there, too," she continues. I feel so fortunate to have this man. He is my pillar.


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