Eva Amurri: My Wedding Gown Is 'Very Me'

09/12/2011 at 12:00 PM ET

Eva Amurri Lela RoseMichael Buckner/Getty

She’s already found “the one” in fiancé Kyle Martino, but it wasn’t until just recently that bride-to-be Eva Amurri found the other “one” — her wedding dress.

After trying on “a ton of dresses” in what she called a “weird, long process,” the actress settled on a gown by designer Lela Rose. “It’s not a princess dress,” Amurri, daughter of Susan Sarandon, told PEOPLE at the Lela Rose fashion show at New York’s Lincoln Center Saturday. “That’s all I’m saying. It’s very me. I felt like it was already hanging in my closet.”

Amurri (pictured in Lincoln Center’s Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge) perused dozens of designer dresses, but “they didn’t feel like me. I just felt like my head was stuck on a different girl’s body.” After finding the Lela Rose dress online, she went for a fitting and after a few changes, fell in love. “I tried it on and it was over,” she shared. Rose also designed Sarandon’s mother-of-the-bride dress, as well as looks for the bridesmaids.

Revealing that her wedding day is “right around the corner,” Amurri said she can’t wait to be married. “It’s been a long engagement … we took the year to get married,” she said. “Now it’s getting closer, I feel great. I can’t wait.”

–Reporting by Jeffrey Slonim

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mayen on

Poor guy.

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Jayne on

If it weren’t for her great rack she’d be another Rumor Willis–fug with nothing to offer.

callie on

Not sure which would be worse. Marrying the bride or having Susan Sarandon as a mother-in-law.

ALH on

I think she is stunning, just like her mom.

Maggie on

I think that she is gorgeous and tunning just like her mother. Which Callie, if you knew her you wouldnt be saying that. She is my best friends cousin and a phenomenal and classy lady!

Maggie on

and *stunning* just like her mother

SS on

Is it just me or does her head look like it was attached in photoshop? Kind of a strange looking gal.

Alex on

I think it’s cute that she is excited to be married, not just for the wedding. It’s rare to hear a celeb say that. I’m impressed.

madden2 on

Wish she’d put some weight back on–she was stunning in “Saved,” now she looks like every other underfed middle rung actress. Pity.

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