Thursday 27 April 2017

And the bride wore...a jumpsuit! Orange is the New Black star Samira Wiley weds Lauren Morelli in style

Actress Samira Wiley and Writer Lauren Morelli attends the Christian Siriano show during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Plaza Hotel on February 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week)
Actress Samira Wiley and Writer Lauren Morelli attends the Christian Siriano show during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Plaza Hotel on February 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week)
Writer Lauren Morelli and Actress Samira Wiley attend the Christian Siriano show during, New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Plaza Hotel on February 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week)
Actress Samira Wiley (L) and writer Lauren Morelli attend the 12th annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards at Spring Studios on November 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
Writer Lauren Morelli (L) and actress Samira Wiley attend Out100 2014 presented by Buick on November 20, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for OUT100)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Newlywed Lauren Morelli made a style statement in a sleek jumpsuit for her wedding to actress Samira Wiley.

The Orange is the New Black star (29) and series writer (34) exchanged vows in California on Saturday in a confetti-themed ceremony, according to Martha Stewart Weddings, which exclusively published the pictures.

Wiley, who plays Poussey on the popular Netflix series, and her long-term partner did things their own way walking up the aisle to Montell Jordan's 1995 classic This Is How We Do It and had a Funfetti cake.

But it was their wedding style that had us gushing - Wiley in a traditional big white dress and Morelli's breathtaking white jumpsuit, both designed by Christian Siriano.

As they made their way to the reception, they danced to Justin Bieber's Baby.

The location in Palm Springs was special to the couple, as it was where Orange Is the New Black writer Lauren popped the question to Samira back in October with a yellow gold and diamond engagement ring.

Lauren split from her husband Steve Basilone in 2014 after she realised she was gay while writing for the Netflix series. After the split, she found comfort in Samira and subsequently fell in love.

"Samira became my outlet, and through that process I fell in love with her," she told Out magazine in December. "But I thought, 'This will be the one that got away'. Being with her felt too good to be true."

Yes.

A post shared by Samira Wiley (@whododatlikedat) on

Almost two years after she began dating Samira, Lauren planned to propose before they headed out to Palm Springs on vacation so they could use their holiday to celebrate.

"I was so nervous and terrified she knew it was coming, but she was so shocked that I couldn't get her to stop crying," she said of the proposal.

Online Editors

Promoted articles

Editors Choice

Also in this section