Oritse Williams, 35, described his wife Kazz Kumar as "spectacular" and "extraordinary" in her wedding dress, but she admitted that she wasn't even there when she bought it.
The JLS star and his bride sat down with HELLO! magazine to talk about all things weddings following their intimate Jamaica ceremony. During the chat, Kazz revealed that she wasted no time finding her dream dress as her best friend and maid of honour Reena Shivani Patel actually spotted the Rohit Verma gown when she was over 4,000 miles away.
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"Reena was in Mumbai and she went to our mutual friend Rohit to see his dresses. She sent me videos and photos of one. It was exactly what I was looking for. We had it shipped over; it was the first dress I tried on but that was it," she said.
"It was like it was made for me. I absolutely loved it."
Kazz revealed her maid of honour found her wedding dress in Mumbai
Kazz's dress of choice was a champagne-coloured gown with long, sheer, embellished sleeves, a low V-neck and an open back covered with embroidered detailing. The figure-hugging silhouette fell into a sweeping train, and the bride added a Blu Ivy bouquet with burnt orange, red and white flowers and sprays of pampas grass and berries.
Oritse revealed he chose to host their "life-changing" wedding in "my mother’s homeland," which marked the first time he had visited the country.
After waiting out a storm, they tied the knot in a straw-thatched pagoda at the Zoëtry hotel overlooking the sea. Discussing the first moment he saw his bride in her wedding dress, Oritse admitted he "started to well up" and only just managed to "keep it together."
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"I started to well up when Kazz was walking down. Then I realised I was a blubbering wreck at our engagement so I thought: ‘I can’t do this again,'" he recalled, referring to his proposal during JLS's Beat Again reunion tour in October 2021.
"I was facing the ocean and the sunset as Kazz was walking. When I turned around, she looked so spectacular, just extraordinary.
"I told her she’s the most beautiful woman on planet earth – and the entire universe. It’s not just about how she looks, it’s who she is as a person. Not everyone has the beautiful heart and soul that Kazz has.
"I managed to keep it together; I pinched myself," he added.
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