Inspiration from one of the most romantic places on the planet? We’ll definitely take it. Mostly when that Tuscan pretty comes from talented folks like Cindy Salgado Wedding Design & Events with florals from Dario Benvenuti & Viviana Mioranza and the gorgeous Coselli Collection sets the scene. That’s when magic happens. Each and every image snapped up by Adrian Wood is the definition of dreamy, and you can soak up every magical moment here.
From Cindy Salgado Wedding Design & Events…Tuscany is truly a magical place. It is one of the finest, most luxurious, and most romantic spots in the world.
I have been doing weddings in Italy since 2009, and I only work with foreign couples that are in love with Tuscany and want to tie the knot here. Couples always ask me how they can incorporate the Italian style into their wedding and mix it in with their own cultures. With that in mind, I’d always wanted to create something that shows the colours, tastes, and glamour of a wedding in a “pure Italian style”; so when I met the amazing Adrian Wood, we didn’t think twice about planning a photo shooting in Tuscany.
Italy is all about breathtaking landscapes, romance, art, food, fashion, and of course, great wine, so I needed to make sure to incorporate all of these elements into the shoot.
Adrian is one of the photographers whom I admire the most. He truly has a gift, and I just can’t get enough of his photos. He came all the way from Greece, together with Yiannis Sotiropoulos and Nikos Dimou. They are extremely talented, professional, and super fun to work with.
The perfect setting for the shoot had to be the Coselli Collection, a marvellous villa in Lucca that not only offers a heavenly backdrop for a wedding but also only offers first-class services.
Dario Benvenuti, one of the most creative and talented floral designers in Europe, together with his lovely wife, Viviana Mioranza, created the stunning tables and did an amazing interpretation of the Italy of old traditions, combined with a touch of luxury and romance. Their attention to details was impressive, and honestly, everything they touched they transformed into a piece of art. They actually went to the antique market to find original, antique garden objects to display on the table.
These results wouldn’t have been possible without the beautiful flowers of Gori Fiori, who is one of the most important flower providers in Italy and has a great and beautiful variety of flowers. The thing that I personally love about Gori Fiori is that, no matter where you are, they are able to deliver the best flowers all over Italy.
To complete the magical touches of the table, Delizia Ricevimenti provided us with the table setup and the food…. And, oh my God, their food is incredibly yummy and a delight for the eyes.
Italy is so beautiful and fashionable, and the way to communicate this was by involving the best and most renowned designers in Italy. The designer Alessandra Rinaudo provided the stunning wedding dress, and her exquisite gown fit perfectly with the opulence of Villa Coselli. I was so honoured to involve Carlo Pignatelli, a very prestigious celebrity gown designer in Italy and worldwide. He provided the super elegant groom’s gown.
Silvia Gerzelli did the makeup and hairstyle of our lovely model, Carolina Rosini.
Elena Pagliai from La Luna121 created the charming little favours.
So, here you go. This is our interpretation of an Italian style wedding. Hope you enjoy our “Italian job” as much as we did.
Photography: Adrian Wood Photography | Videographer: I Like To Movie It | Wedding Planner: Cindy Salgado Wedding Design & Events | Invitations: Il Papiro Firenze | Catering: Delizia Ricevimenti | Favors: La Luna 121 | Groom's Attire: Carlo Pignatelli | Backstage Photographer: Yiannis Sotiropoulos Photography | Bridal Couture: Alessandra Rinaudo | Flower Designers: Dario Benvenuti & Viviana Mioranza | Flower's Provider: Gori Fiori | Make-up Artist & Hairstylist: Silvia Gerzeli | Model: Fabiano Vitucci | Model: Carolina Rosini | Wedding Venue: Coselli Collection