‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Katie Maloney Gushes Over Her Wedding Dress
Most waitresses couldn't dream of spending $15K on their wedding dress. Then again, most restaurants aren't the setting for a Bravo series.
But with the big day airing tonight on Bravo, the newlyweds are opening up about their wedding details — including Katie's stunning Zuhair Murad gown.
"The minute I put it on, there were goosebumps all over," Katie tells People.
The bride tried on five dresses before landing on the winner, but there was no hesitation once she slipped the long-sleeve lace creation on.
"I thought, "This is it. This is the dress I'm going to marry Tom in.' You just know. I had such a visceral reaction it was awesome."
She did try on a few more after just to be sure, but ultimately went with her gut. (We're guessing Bravo picked up the bill, which probably helped ease any indecision!)
Tequila Katie said yes to her dress at the same place many a reality TV bride has before her: Kleinfeld in NYC, the home of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress.
She was joined by bridesmaids and co-stars Stassi Schroeder, Kristen Doute, and Scheana Marie.
Other bridesmaids on the big day included Jax Taylor's girlfriend Brittany Cartwright, Katie's Pucker & Pout partner, Jennifer Hoffner, and Mr. Robot actress Stephanie Corneliussen.
Standing up with Tom were his SUR buds Tom Sandoval and Jax Taylor, naturally.
Though it looks like it took a full year of planning, the $50K outdoor wedding was put together in 12 weeks — which Katie does not recommend to other brides. She chose such an accelerated timeline due to the limited availability of her venue.
The forest wedding took place at Twenty Mile House near Lake Tahoe, California.
The tranquil setting was a dramatic departure from the Bubbas' joint bachelor and bachelorette parties, where bridesmaid Kristen dredged up the groom's tom-cat past.
Turns out, that volatile New Orleans trip was the turning point the couple needed before walking down the aisle, with Katie claiming, "We had to burn our relationship down to the ground so it could grow back healthier."
Vanderpump Rules airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo
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