Amber Tamblyn: Why I Wore a Yellow Wedding Dress

Amber Tamblyn on November 15, 2011 in Hollywood, California. David Livingston/Getty Images

No basic white for this unique bride.

When it came time for Amber Tamblyn to tie the knot with love David Cross, the House, M.D. actress instead picked a bright-hued, yellow gown that perfectly complemented her fair complexion and red hair.

"It was marigold, and it had a train in the back that was cream," Tamblyn, 29, clarified to Us Weekly at the WIRED Store Opening Night party in NYC Nov. 29. "Like a center-piece that was cut out in the middle." (Tamblyn didn't mention the frock's designer.)

Amber Tamblyn wedding dress
Amber Tamblyn on her wedding day. Instagram

Boring old white wouldn't have fit her personality anyway, Tamblyn explained: "There's nothing really traditional about me."

The flowy choice for her whimsical, early October wedding — Tamblyn was barefoot, and arrived via canoe for the woodland ceremony — allowed the actress to dance the night away with her guests, including Amy Poehler and her Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants costars Blake Lively, America Ferrera and Alexis Bledel. (Lively brought hubby Ryan Reynolds as her date.)

This is the first marriage for both Tamblyn and Arrested Development star Cross, who confirmed their engagement in August 2011.

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