Alex Bowen and Oli Buckland have develop into the primary Love Island contestants to get married.
Alex, 26, and Oli, 24, met on the second sequence of the Caroline Flack fronted present in 2016.
After an engagement that lasted slightly below two years, the pair have tied the knot in a lavish Essex ceremony, in entrance of a star-studded crowd together with fellow Love Island alumni Gabby Allen and The Only Way Is Essex‘s Pete Wicks.
Speaking about their dream large day, Oli advised OK! journal: “The wedding ceremony was overwhelmingly good. It feels prefer it didn’t occur as a result of it was so good.
“I had a imaginative and prescient and all of it fitted into place like a puzzle. I used to be completely speechless the day after.”
Her new husband added: “I can’t describe it with phrases. It felt like we had been in a film. It was surreal.”
An emotional day for the pair, the lovebirds each stated they “burst into tears” once they first noticed one another on the altar.
“When we noticed one another we simply burst into tears. I used to be actually making an attempt to carry it collectively and compose myself, as a result of I didn’t need to absolutely lose it,” Oli defined.
Alex agreed: “I cried once I checked out her. I used to be really crying earlier than she bought out of the automotive!”
After saying she wish to have a child subsequent yr, Oli has now determined she wish to wait to begin a household, placing the couple’s careers first.
“We’ve bought such busy careers,” Oli defined. “Next yr goes to be even greater than this yr. There are a great deal of issues within the pipeline that I can’t reveal but.
“I do know you’ll be able to’t fairly beat the marriage, however career-wise we’ve bought a lot happening. Kids are going to have to attend, I’m afraid.”
For the total story and extra photos from Oli and Alex’s wedding ceremony, choose up a duplicate of this week’s OK! journal, on sale 25 September.