‘I felt so much elation’: Jess Wright shares details from her fairytale wedding to William-Lee Kemp… as she stuns in a Milla Nova gown for the lavish nuptials in Mallorca
Newly-wed Jess Wright has said she felt ‘so much elation, so much happiness’ on her wedding day in Mallorca.
The former The Only Way Is Essex star, 36, tied the knot with businessman William Lee-Kemp on September 9, wearing a Milla Nova gown with a tiara and veil.
The event included 12 bridesmaids, a church ceremony and a banquet at a castle.
Congratulations: Jess Wright stunned in a Milla Nova gown on her wedding day and said she felt ‘so much elation and happiness’ as she tied the knot with William-Lee Kemp in Mallorca
Sharing a photo from the big day, she told Hello! magazine: ‘I felt so much elation, so much happiness I could not stop smiling.’
Recalling the moment he saw the bride, new husband William said: ‘She looked so beautiful. The dress was unbelievable, even more spectacular than I thought it would be.
‘The whole church gasped. It was one of those unforgettable moments.’
Newly-weds: The former The Only Way Is Essex star, 36, tied the knot with businessman William Lee-Kemp on September 9
The bride entered the Basilica de Sant Francesc in Palma to I’m Kissing You by Des’ree from Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet.
Jess recalled: ‘Hearing it in that beautiful church with my dad at my side, and to see Will at the end of the aisle, I would relive that many times over if I could.’
The wedding party moved to the Castillo de Bendinat in Calvia for the reception, where the star changed into a Vivienne Westwood gown.
From fiancée to wife! Recalling the moment he saw the bride, new husband William said: ‘She looked so beautiful’
Later, she wore a third dress by Australian design house Pallas Couture.
Jess said the couple had persevered with their plans after the wedding was postponed from June.
‘I will never give up on a dream,’ she remarked.
Not giving up: Jess said the couple had persevered with their plans after the wedding was postponed from June
Sister-in-law: Michelle Keegan, wife of Mark, Jess’ brother, was a bridesmaid [pictured 2018]
Sisters: Jess’s younger sister Natalya [pictured] was also a bridesmaid, along with Jess’ two other sisters-in-law
‘There were so many times we thought that we might have to go ahead with a smaller wedding due to all the restrictions, but we kept holding on.
‘Someone could well say we are persistent, and I think that is probably now one of my middle names.’
Her brother Mark Wright was master of ceremonies while his wife, actress Michelle Keegan, was a bridesmaid alongside Jess’s younger sister Natalya and her two other sisters-in-law.
Read the full interview in Hello! magazine, out now.
Sibling love: Her brother Mark Wright was master of ceremonies
Read all about it: The full interview is available in the latest issue of Hello!, out now