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A Picturesque Peach Toned Wedding In The Olive Groves Of Greece

The dreamiest of summer inspiration has officially arrived.  This peach-hued wedding, set in gorgeous Greece, has officially stolen our hearts.  Mosaïque – Event Design brought this couple’s Big Day vision to life creating a feeling of relaxed elegance that we can’t get enough of.  From the overflowing food stations to the enchanting blooms designed by Comme Ça – Fleurs & Décor, this celebration is everything you could hope for in a destination wedding.  The natural beauty of the location mixed with the darling details of the day is all artfully captured in the imagery by Adrian Wood.  You’ll love every magical moment in the full gallery.

From Mosaïque – Event DesignAlison and Tom’s wedding took place at Gentilini Retreat in Mitakata, a traditional Kefalonian estate with six intimate, low-key luxe, stone-paved dwellings nestled in the heart of weaving olive groves. 500-year-old gnarled trees grow within its impossibly beautiful grounds, while lavender hedges, cypress-studded arcadian views, olive harvesting, and farm-to-table native cookery add to the mix. The couple’s reverence for agritourism and the ever-present dash of Kefalonia’s old-world charm meant their alfresco vows would gravitate around an immersive guest experience. It was essential for us to follow the cascade of Kephalonia’s gloriously milky light and pace the entire event around its movement. The couple’s peachy palette topped with blush, coral, tangelo orange, sunset, and persimmon infused the botanicals, garden and bombastic roses, peonies, hydrangeas, sweet peas, carnations, and lisianthus. Since Alison’s favorite hue fitly nodded to her something blue, we came up with a custom-fit mold for the stationery, marrying the motif to her beloved kumquat, which also happens to thrive in the Ionian islands.

The color scheme came complete with a wink on the art de la table and the bridesmaids and groomsmen’s attire. There’s something so innately comforting about cozy weddings, and working with a design that would tie in the natural surroundings felt the most authentic. To capture the intimate aesthetic and keep the plan harmoniously aligned to the olive grove’s sculpted organic scape, we sourced natural wood furniture and understated natural textures, such as wood, stone, and metal. First came the floral topped arbor with rustic-style seating for the ceremony. Then there were small garden tables, five food and libation stations for cocktail hour (soft drinks, bubbly, cheese & fruit, olive bar, and Kefalonian desserts), and two guest-gift cabinets. And finally a convent dining table for the reception. To maintain a bit of formality for the rustic-themed soirée, we created custom calligraphy escort cards with wax seals exuding the chic casualness that went hand in hand with the wedding style. The lighting scheme involved cueing the mood with strings of delicate, globe-shaped bulbs strewn across the trees. The wedding favors included Gentilini Retreat‘s signature olive oil and oregano-filled glass tubes. It was iconically Greek!

From Alison and Tom… We met in Myanmar (Burma) of all places, where we were both working – Tom as a teacher and me as a global health researcher. More specifically, we both bonded over our shared love of field hockey, and first met at training in downtown Yangon. Tom invited me to a dinner with some friends, which ended with a night of wild Scottish dancing in the gardens, and the rest is history.  During a trip at the Norfolk Coast, Tom proposed on a very early morning walk on the moors (after I had spent about an hour photographing wild ponies while Tom patiently/anxiously waited before getting down on one knee!) Embracing our love of the sea/coast, we went crabbing afterward (how romantic!) We wanted a rustic, outdoor wedding in a beautiful natural setting and importantly one where people would feel relaxed, happy, and in holiday mode! We knew Kefalonia would be a great place for a 3-day celebration, and with my family’s links to the island, it made planning pretty straightforward. When we saw Gentilini Retreat, even though it wasn’t on a part of the island we knew so well, we had no doubt it would be the perfect place to say I do. We were very lucky in that this stunning venue existed, but it was Nicole from Mosaïque – Event Design that elevated it to the next level through her design and concept. Nicole helped us to see its potential and how it could be transformed from a blank canvas into a flowing space with different areas and rooms, and in doing this she made a huge olive grove feel cozy and intimate. As for our wedding wear, I wanted something minimalist and chic, but still personalized in some way – which I did through my bespoke capelet designed by Halfpenny London. I liked the idea of having two looks – one for the ceremony, and one for the evening/banquet dinner. Tom wanted something fairly classic looking while also being suitable for a hot climate. The three-piece enabled him to take off layers while still maintaining the formal look. The part of our wedding that will forever be etched in our hearts, is walking together through the olive grove on our way to dinner, having a private moment to ourselves before seeing all of our friends and family seated at the long table in front of us, chatting away and having a great time in the most stunningly beautiful setting.

Photography: Adrian Wood Photography | Cinematography: Kostas Kastanakis | Event Design: Mosaique Event Planning & Design | Event Planning: Mosaique Event Planning & Design | Floral Design: Comme ça | Wedding Dress: Halfpenny London | Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Invitations: Atelier Invitations | DJ: Makis Klonis | Groom's Attire: Artefact, London | Venue: Gentilini Retreat | Beauty: Ioanna Karkantelou | Rentals: Stylebox | Rentals: Tore | Rentals: White Lilac | Rentals: Prop - Premium Decor Rentals

A Rose Ombre Marchesa Gown Inspired this French Chateau Fairytale

A 17th-century chateau is turned into a real-life fairytale all inspired by one epic wedding gown.  Just take one look at the Marchesa wedding dress with its billowing layers of ombre tulle, handpainted flowers, and overesized bow- and it’s easy to see why.  Britt Jones Co. took to the task of transforming Chateau de Villette into the stuff wedding dreams are made of, and Veronique Lorre filled the day with utterly romantic blooms in crisp white and rose tones.  Every show-stopping detail was artfully captured in the imagery by Katie Trauffer Photography, visit the full gallery to see the whole day unfold.

From Katie Trauffer PhotographyGracefully melding the timeless beauty of the incomparable Chateau de Villette with a chic contemporary Marchesa gown, this detail-laden day is sure to inspire you to take a modern approach to classic fairytale romance. From the floral Lena Rom jewelry to the organic blooms by Veronique Lorre,Britt Jones Co. expertly drew together every element to create a harmonious design celebrating the fashion-forward inspiration of the day. Katie Trauffer Photography captured each glowing moment with enchanting imagery that will transport you straight to the French countryside. The centerpiece of this inspiration shoot was the Rose Ombre Marchesa Gown which featured billowing layers of ombre cream to rose tulle, flowing hand-painted feather lilies, and an oversized detachable bow. The gown perfectly combined the timelessness of a romantic tulle dress with uber-chic three-dimensional applique and a contemporary pop of color for an enduring yet fresh feel.

From photographer Katie Trauffer Photography… I was captivated by the way the ombre of the dress caught the light, glowing as it cascaded to the pebbled garden courtyard, and infused that dreamy radiance into every detail. I have always been inspired by the innate beauty of Chateau de Villette from the intricately maintained gardens to the sumptuously appointed rooms. In photographing this editorial, I wanted to use light to make these spaces come alive through the image so you could feel as though you are truly stepping into a fairytale.  Florist Veronique Lorre used a blush and rose color palette to compliment the romantic dress inspiration. Pops of deep mauve accentuated the soft blush, pink, and peach tones expertly weaving together the warmth of the Chateau with the varied tones of the dress.

From planner Britt Jones Co... Chateau de Villette is a 17th-century chateau that is the epitome of an epic runaway love story. Just north of Paris, it served as the perfect city getaway for this intimate garden wedding inspiration. The color palette consisted of rose tones with tasteful pops of plum and black. Paris is the fashion capital of the world so you better believe we put some extra love into our dress selection! Marchesa Fashion provided the softest tulle, ombre gown that provided such amazing movement and the bow dripping down the back served as the main feature to complement this show-stopping gown.

Photography: Katie Trauffer Photography | Floral Design: Véronique Lorre | Wedding Dress: Marchesa | Cake: Synies | Invitations: Dayflower Designs | Shoes: Something Bleu | Jewelry: Lena Rom | Wedding Venue: Villa Balbiano | HMUA: Lexi Harker Beauty | Linens: I Do Linens | Napkins: Nuage Designs | Planning: Britt Jones Co. | Rentals: Vaisselle Vintage | Styling Surfaces: Willow Canvas

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Croatia Destination Wedding Editorial On Brac Island

Escape to Croatia for some epic destination wedding inspiration. Something Blue Weddings Croatia planned a day that has it all, from a gorgeous off-the-shoulder Glamour Sposa dress to an ethereal reception table that looks like it’s surrounded by clouds.  Fior Weddings used baby’s breath to give vignettes a dream-like quality, and 5th Photography beautifully captured every inch of this fairytale come to life.  You can swoon over all the waterfront elegance in the full gallery.

Showcasing the stylish and breathtaking islands of Croatia, 5th Photography and Something Blue Weddings Croatia teamed up with an exceptional team of vendors to create inspiration for lovers of European beauty and chic style. With understated yet impactful floral designs in immaculate white by Fior Weddings and historic architecture at every turn, we can’t help but fall in love with the location and the radiant imagery. You can take a more detailed look at the Palace, the bay, and the dreamy design details in the full gallery.

From 5th PhotographyCroatia destination weddings most often come in one of three styles: intimate less than 12 person celebrations, 20-50 person multi-day parties, or large 50+ person luxury weddings. You’ll find that when looking at venues, they will lend themselves to one of these types of events, easily. Here you’ll see a perfect intimate wedding setting in a courtyard of the gorgeous Puteus Palace that pulls style inspiration from the affluent almost-secret vacation destination of Pučišća (pronounced pooch-eesh-chah). Noted as one of the 10 most beautiful cities in Europe, Pučišća can be reached by car or watercraft and sits in a natural bay on the island of Brač, that has a panorama of crystal clear waters, white limestone villas, ancient architecture, and beautiful yachts. Its charm is truly hard to put into words, but it was this charm that guided the design and style of this editorial. Croatia destination weddings don’t just focus on decor elements, they are about an experience.

The bride and groom were incredibly talented dancers from Slovenia who shared a love for visiting Croatia and a passion for each other. We wanted to capture this in every way possible on camera, but what was important to them as a couple was also to relax, stay close and make the most of their time in such an enchanting place. We showcased the couple getting ready together, steering away from tradition, and capturing that intimate ambiance where they even made time for a private salsa dance that you’ll see featured in the cinematographic film. After their dance, they made their way through the gorgeous interior halls together, ultimately making an entrance to the day together, down a gorgeous sunlit staircase and into the outdoors for the ceremony detailed with the most delicate and ethereal floral arch. After the ceremony, which took place on the shaded terrace at Puteus Palace, the bride and groom made their way through the striking gardens to their alter-styled feast table in the main courtyard that was adorned in endless white floral and candlelight to blend beautifully with the setting and tones. The intimate table for them and two other guests kept the attention on the bride and groom and framed them in the dreamy, white-stoned architectural surroundings. After an intimate dinner, starting with cured meat hors d’oeuvres and ending in coastal Croatian seafood delights, the couple ended with a nightcap walking the Riva – the harbor-lined footpaths – to settle into the evening, romancing as the sun and yachts came in for the night, bringing us all to our knees with their affection and chemistry.

It was so important to the team to showcase the sophistication and elevated experience that can be had in Croatia for destination weddings. Luxury accommodations, white-glove service, and incredible expertise is available and within reach to couples with on-trend professionals that serve destination couples in English. Croatia can serve every budget and taste with beautiful offerings, always giving an elevated feel and look. The crew that made this shoot possible was a mix of Croatian and US talent that specializes in serving wedding couples looking to host their destination wedding in Croatia.

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This French Countryside Wedding Pairs Provence’s Charm With Black And White Chic

What happens when you mix the French countryside with a chic black and white aesthetic? Wedding magic, of course! Elodie Villemus designed and planned a day in Provence that will take your breath away, and beautifully brought the couple’s love story to life with crisp white blooms.  From a classic American vintage getaway car to a checkered dance floor every detail is brimming with elegance artfully captured in the imagery by Mailys Fortune.  Visit the full gallery to get swept away in all the fun.

From Mailys FortuneA super-sweet and romantic couple, a classic American vintage ride, a 12th-century church, a perfect Provence countryside house, not to mention a modern black and white color palette that is equal parts classic and chic are reasons enough to have you fall head over heels with this stylish wedding planner’s I do’s! Every insider of the wedding industry worth their salt has already been exposed to all kinds of weddings and all sorts of concepts, as well as every top brand the world around; they know what has been, what will be, and what will always be, and our bride Julie, wedding planner at the Provence agency of Elodie Villemus is an absolute dynamo! So when it came to saying I do to the love of her life, she knew how to be intentional and absolutely… Designful! Now you know what they say about real deal love; it finds you when you least expect it at the most unlikely place. That’s how it happened with Julie and Florent. Both avid unbelievers in dating apps, both were wishing to prove how these things never work, and yet when Julie found herself in his city for work, the phones “matched,” and they gave it a go for fun’s sake. Checkmate! During their holiday in Corsica Florent proposed and the rest is well… history.

It was an easy choice for Julie and Florent, deciding to marry closer to home. Not that it’s difficult to resist a wedding in the Provence-Alps-French Riviera region. They sought a venue that would feel delightful and relaxing, nonchalant, and authentic, true to their character. Meeting them, we knew exactly why these two are as caring and as genuine as it gets, and Le Mas Desluca (a Provence house, very characteristic of the region) was a perfect fit. Soaking up the lyrical landscapes, among fields of lavender and ancient olive groves, the shrubland-cloaked hills revealed the dream before her. The owners won Julie over during a work-related site inspection, and the deal was sealed. Julie’s love for the understated chic meant going for the most time-tested color palette. White on white against black was her choice. As for the details? A decidedly sophisticated meld of modern and preppy set alfresco framing the couple’s reception checkerboard dance floor. The ceremony took place in Notre-Dame-du-Lac, a 12th-century church of rare beauty at Le Thor, Provence. When Julie was all prepped up, she and her bridesmaids had a first look moment we adored (check out the photos to see why you should definitely have one with your best friends) as well as the first look with her dad that gave us all the fuzzy feels. Soon, her cathedral veil was skirting the marble floors, and Florent was looking at his wife-to-be approaching with a huge smile.

Following the ceremony, an ivory MG 1500 Roadster, 1957, waited outside for our couple’s portraits and newlywed ride across the sunny plains of Le Thor. We took our time capturing their beautiful portraits and loved how calm and harmonious each moment between them felt. Julie and Florent were so into the moment! As Julie later confided about her fondest memory, “Hard to say which moment I adored the most – I loved every moment and every step… What comes to my mind is this clear sky with stars, seeing people having fun, jumping, dancing, singing, and the joy in their eyes (after these two years of covid). We wanted our guests to have a great time with great food, a cocktail, and a warm, cozy atmosphere. I only wish I could do this again to have more time with them.” Her thoughts on what makes a wedding day perfect? Vet out a planner! Every detail counts. Don’t leave anything to chance. As for us, we couldn’t be more thankful to be Julie and Florent’s memory keepers. As they are now en route to discovering French Polynesia and the U. S., we can only wish them to be always as happy as they were on that day.

Photography: Maïlys Fortune Fortune | Cinematography: Pierre Sautel | Event Planning & Design: Elodie Villemus | Floral Design: Elodie Villemus | Cake: Made In Cake | Invitations: Crème De Papier | Reception Venue: Le Mas Desluca | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Catering: Helen Traiteur | Makeup artist: ZAAHN MAKE UP | DJ: MS Evenement | Groom's Attire: Espace Homme Cérémonie | Vintage car: Provence Classics | Bar: Bar Events | Bridal boutique: Sonia B | Ceiling lights: Lily’s prod | Chandeliers: Phôs | Dancefloor: Donna Design | Dress designer: Pronovias | Furniture & tableware: Options | Hairstylist: Fanny | Rentals: provence reception

This Fashion-Forward French Chateau Wedding Will Have You Tickled Pink!

The beauty of this Trisha & Jack’s Provençal wedding at Château de Tourreau will have you blushing! White Eden Weddings planned a haute-couture affair that seamlessly matched the splendor of the venue, where everything was ‘coming up roses’ with the stunning floral designs of Miss Rose by Perrine in a palette of pink shades. Yet, the showstopper of this magical day was the bride’s statement Rita Vinieris gown that turned heads with its plunging V-neckline and full skirt adorned with ruffled layers. The full gallery of this fairytale day, captured by Oliver Fly Photography, will leave you tickled pink!

From White Eden Weddings… Trisha & Jack and their guests flew from Chicago and spent a week at one of the most exclusive venues in Provence, the gorgeous Château de Tourreau. The ceremony took place in front of the main facade of the Château, highlighted by majestic drapes and local roses & florals which echoed the incredible venue’s rose gardens.

The ceremony design was a central focus of their wedding celebration, and this one of a kind design was the most beautiful backdrop for their meaningful religious ceremony.

Trisha’s statement dress was a great match to the grandiosity of the Château and the first look with her dad was a memorable and moving moment.

The dinner reception was held in the Chateau’s park. Textured linens with cream roses were displayed on tables under two bespoke pergolas and a fairy lights ceiling to frame this intimate dinner. Guests enjoyed a wonderful provençal gastronomic dinner before dancing under the stars until 4am!

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Photography: Oliver Fly Photography | Cinematography: mg-image | Event Planning: White Eden Weddings | Floral Design: Miss Rose By Perrine | dress: Rita Vinieris | Cake: Made In Cake | Invitations: Silent Word Studio | Catering: Pavillon Traiteur | Beauty: Trine Juel | Live band: Four Kicks | Rentals: Maison options | Rentals: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Be Lounge | Rentals: Joli Bazaar

Wedding At Luxurious Villa D’Este Lake Como

This couple celebrates their Lake Como wedding in the sweetest of ways, with their baby daughter! Elena Renzi planned the waterside affair filled with food, fun, family, and friends.  The neutral color palette of blooms by Ratti Flora beautifully complimented the natural beauty of the location, and everything was artfully captured in the imagery by Koman Photography.  Visit the full gallery for a look at all the lovely.

From Koman PhotographyThree months after we met for the first time on a video call with Elina and Sam, they had their first baby Sofia, such a wonderful event! We fell in love with this lovely couple and their little girl and made sure that their wedding day was going to be simply perfect. In Persian culture, weddings are not to be celebrated quietly and discreetly but, on the contrary, they need to be joyful and lavish, which is why Elina and Sam chose to get married in the gardens of one of the most luxurious villas on Lake Como, Villa D’Este.

With its elegant structure that conveys its majesty at first glance, its large and beautifully designed spaces, and its access from the lake, it was the perfect location for such a sumptuous wedding. Organizing a Persian wedding is anything but simple, but it is the attention that tradition pays to the single detail that makes it truly impressive. Traditionally, couples pronounce their vows seated at a low table with a strong symbolic value: no one but the bride and groom and their loved ones may touch it, not even the wedding planner, who must leave it to the people in charge to bring the precious tablecloth and richly set the table.

On the table, the objects that stand out above all others are the mirror and the candelabra, representing light and fire each, two elements of great symbolic value. Other objects, some of which arrived directly from Iran, include a tray of spices, representing abundance; hard-boiled eggs, symbolizing fertility; crystallized sugar cones, invoking a sweet life for the bride and groom; decorated bread, the Koran and so on. Particularly moving is the moment when the bride and groom promise each other a conjugal future full of sweet words by covering each other’s lips with honey.

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Photography: Koman Photography | Cinematography: Koman Photography | Event Planning: Elena Renzi | Floral Design: Ratti Flora | Makeup: Davide Brustia | Hair: Carmel Ospina | Lights, Music and Outdoor Furniture: Blu Notte | Location: Villa D'Este

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Luxe Wedding Inspiration at Chateau de Villette in Paris

This stunning day at Chateau de Villette was the perfect combination of modern and ornate! Lush florals and elaborate paper goods took stage – and it’s a contrast we love oh so much. Smith James Events and Kaleb Norman James Design knocked this day out of the park to create the French fairytale you’ve all been waiting for. If things like classic gowns, dramatic draping, and clean lines inspire you, you’re going to want to check out the full gallery captured by Molly Carr Photography.

From Tory and Lauren of smith + james events… When designing this shoot we took our cues from the Chateau grounds and interior design, which is truly something to behold. Napoleon Bonaparte’s wife’s bathtub resides in the master bathroom. Enough said.

We focused our design on the combination of the strong, clean lines of the perfectly manicured chateau gardens coupled with the ornate, over the top styling of the chateau interior – we already mentioned the bathtub, but the dining room’s molding is also pure perfection. And we let this juxtaposition guide the overall aesthetic of the shoot.

When it came to the table design, we selected the dining chair because of its modern clean lines. And we loved the unexpected pop of black the chair brought, particularly when photographed in the soft morning light against the beautiful stone Chateau. The lushness of centerpiece floral and the ornate paper goods added more of that contrast we love so much.

Now, let’s talk about the fashion. We fell in love with the overall clean, classic design of the moire silk gown our bride wore. But our favorite part was the dramatic draping and an elongated train, both so exaggerated and so fabulous. The groom wore a beautiful suit and classic bow tie. When we found out that our models were celebrating their one year anniversary the day after our shoot we basically broke out into show tunes. Perhaps it was kismet. We certainly think so.

Photography: Molly Carr Photography | Event Planning: Smith James Events | Floral Design: Kaleb Norman James Design | Wedding Dress: Top Bridal Paris | Cake: Synies | Invitations: Grey and Cake | Reception Venue: Chateau de Villette | Beauty: Onorina Jomir Beauty | Rentals: Maison options | Video: Anna Lord Studio

White and Gold Wedding Inspiration in a Luxe French Chateau

It’s elegance all the way at this luxurious French chateau wedding.  Oui Mon Coeur and Katy Lunsford planned and designed a day filled with gilded details and chic touches.  A light and airy palette of neutrals, combined with the natural beauty of the venue, makes this the perfect inspiration for modern brides.  Images by Katy Lunsford tell a timeless love story overflowing with French style. Blooms by Veronique Lorre add to the ethereal quality of the day, get lost in all the lovely in the full gallery.

From Katy LunsfordA historic Cognac chateau, nestled amongst endless vines in sunny, unspoiled South West France, is the setting for this luxe white and gold editorial. The chateau, which opens its doors to weddings this summer, has undergone an epic transformation over the last 5 years, taking it from near-uninhabitable to the beautiful, luxurious home we see now. Owner, Jules Berry describes finding the chateau as a sleeping castle, the ruins of a French fairytale chateau, with heaps of history, hidden behind padlocked gates in the Cognac region of the Grand Champagne. She fell in love with the beautiful light flooding the property from all angles, and decided to restore the beautiful building to her former glory – but taking it so much further. Marrying modern comforts with timeless French style, the chateau is filled with gorgeous antique French furniture, gold roll-top baths, gilded mirrors, and glittering chandeliers. It is tastefully decorated in light, neutral tones, which creates a luxurious, yet contemporary chic space. Taking on such a restoration was no mean feat – especially such a historical building, in a foreign country, and involved some serious challenges, including creating a replica spiral staircase to allow access to the tower rooms, which before this could only be accessed by crawling across a narrow roof ledge. (You can follow their fascinating renovation story on Instagram @restorethechateau). 5 years later, No. 3 The Chateau emerges as the most magical of wedding venues, with a show-stopping edge of sleek luxury, as soon as you enter those now-unlocked gates.

For this editorial, we wanted to create something that would adequately showcase this stunning new venue, without distracting from its already gorgeous interior. We chose a classic all-white color palette, with hints of gold, to complement the opulent interiors and appeal to both the modern and more traditional bride. A truly fantastic team of France-based vendors pulled together to create magic, by marrying more classic wedding ideas played against modern and chic twists, but always with a luxurious aesthetic. France-based planner and stylist, Ajna of Oui Mon Coeur, tells us more: “To bring depth to an all-white color palette, we played with varying shades of whites and neutrals with soft gold accents to create a luxe feel. We also layered in a lot of different textures to create visual interest – from blind-embossed letter-press patterns on pillowy handmade paper, to carefully placed floral lace appliqués on sheer illusion sleeves, to put white linen tablecloths layered with diaphanous silk runners, and sumptuous ivory and gold brocade napkins paired with gold-rimmed Limoges china. Our gorgeous bride Andrea wore a couture gown by Daalarna Couture in a classical silhouette – channeling a hint of Grace Kelly – with long sleeves for a late September wedding. Her more traditional cathedral-length veil and exquisite Lena Rom headpiece play against modern pearl-drop earrings. Her look is finished with luxurious Freya Rose shoes, with stunning crystal-embellished heels. The intimate ceremony is performed with the golden limestone of the chateau as a backdrop. We chose a traditional arch shape, to echo the repeated arch shapes on the chateau façade, but updated the look with a triple-arch. To give it a modern twist, talented French florist Veronique Lorre left the central arch frame mostly bare, with clusters of larger, white statement blooms, and then covered the two smaller side arches in a modern single variety Limonium, dotted with white roses throughout.” Florist Veronique Lorre tells us more about the inspiration: “we envisioned this classical all-white wedding with a twist of modernity. We designed a triple-floral-arch statement piece to create a light, elegant and romantic ceremony backdrop that naturally echoes the arches on the chateau.”

For the cocktail hour, our couple sips signature cocktails mixed by the French Barmen by the stunning modern pool, before moving on to the romantic dinner setting. Dinner is overlooking the Cognac vines on one long, curved table with arches covered in feathery Limonium every few meters, installed as a method to hang sparkling crystal chandeliers above the open-air dinner tables. Candlelight glittered off the chandeliers and pale gold champagne awaited the guest’s arrival.  Veronique Lorre tell us, “We kept the same inspiration for the reception as the ceremony – re-purposing the same arches and flowers from the ceremony – with cloudy floral arches that seem to ‘float’ over the long table and bring a whimsical, ethereal, yet intimate atmosphere to the dinner. A refined, romantic mood was infused in the centerpieces, featuring a mix of all-white hydrangeas, vases of dahlias, and arrangements in golden French-style pedestal vessels beautifully blended with garden and spray roses, while taper and pillar candles bring a magical, intimate atmosphere at night.” As the sun sets over the vines the couple sneaks away for a romantic golden hour shoot amongst the Cognac vines, and as dusk falls the candles are moved to the stone steps to create a romantic evening setting for their first dance under the stars.

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Photography: Katy Lunsford | Cinematography: Clementine Ward, Awardweddings | Floral Design: Véronique Lorre | Wedding Dress: Daalarna Couture | Stationery: La Papeterie Design | Shoes: Freya Rose | Groom: Matthieu Pérange | Groom's Attire: Blandin & Delloye | Vintage Car: La Charente en Deuch | Wedding Venue: No. 3 The Chateau | Additional Planning & Creative Direction: Katy Lunsford | Bar: French Barmen | Bride: Andréa Ofildutan | Bride's Headband: Lena Rom | Cognac Favours: Cognac Bertrand | Decor Hire: Le Petit Pichet | Earrings: Freya Rose | Furniture Hire: Souchon | Hair & Make-up: Claire Jones Makeup Artist | Overall Planning, Styling & Creative Direction: Oui, Mon Coeur

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A Happily Ever After Wedding At The Ritz Paris

After having to postpone their wedding twice, this couple had the fairytale wedding of their dreams in Paris.  Loli Events dreamed up a day that dazzles complete with all the bride’s favorites like white flowers, gold accents, and her favorite dessert- macarons! Floraison has us saying “oui” to their unforgettable floral design for a one-of-a-kind event in France.  Sarah Stefani captured all the romance in imagery that will stand the test of time, take a trip to Paris in the full gallery.

From the bride… We had two wedding postponements. We started wedding planning in early 2019 for a July 31st, 2020 wedding date in Banff, Canada at the Fairmont Banff Springs. However, due to covid, the Canadian border remained closed throughout all of 2020, so we postponed it to a year later on August 6, 2021. Unfortunately, the border did not open until August 9th, three days past our 2nd wedding date, so we had no choice but to cancel this date as well. We chose Paris because this city has always been a special place for both Sam and me. We had our engagement photos taken in Paris in 2018, so it felt natural to also have our wedding in the magical city. We always knew we wanted a destination wedding, but also knew that it needed to be in a place that was meaningful to us as a couple.

With covid and the relatively quick turnaround, we knew and understood it would be difficult and/or stressful for guests to travel across the world for our wedding. We also knew those who truly wanted to be there and could be there, would be there, and we couldn’t be more grateful for every single person who made it work, and for those who congratulated and celebrated us from afar. We always wanted a smaller scale wedding, in which we could spend quality time with each of our guests throughout the day and evening, so it was perfect! Ritz Paris is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world. It’s iconic. We explored many other wedding venue options in Paris and surrounding areas but always came back to the Ritz. It felt right. It’s located in the city center, and it’s stunning with services and accommodations that are unmatched. I could envision us getting married there and having the perfect day, and it truly was! I had always dreamed of wearing Monique L’huillier on my wedding day, so that is where I started the search! I knew I wanted a lace or tulle ball gown style and ended up torn between the Kristen and the Olympia dresses. The team was so excellent and helped create a custom Olympia for our welcome event with the Kristen as my wedding gown.

As for the decorations, I stayed true to myself and what I love! I wanted the day to feel genuine and a representation of us. For example, I always have white flowers at home, so I knew I wanted white flowers at our wedding. Macarons are my favorite dessert, so we had small boxes from Laduree at all guests’ place settings. I prefer gold to silver, so we requested gold flatware for the dinner. The list goes on but we thought about all details in this manner, and at the end of the night the best compliment was how many people said the entire day and every detail looked like us. It was so exciting to see all our guests just as surprised and excited as we were. (Thank you Loli Events!) For the welcome event, we organized a boat cruise tour at Night on the Seine to explore Paris from the most magical angle. The boat cruise felt like the perfect tour of Paris for our guests. Some of them had never been to Paris so we wanted to make it as memorable as possible for them! Every aspect of this opportunity made us so happy, I love sunsets, Sam loves the water AND we saw the Eiffel Tower sparkle with our family and friends. It was truly the best way to kick off our wedding week and show our guests around one of our favorite cities. I daydream about this often!

Photography: Sarah Stefani | Videography: Parfait Productions | Event Planning: Loli Events | Wedding Planner: Loli Events | Floral Design: Floraison | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Reception Venue: Ritz Paris | Bridal Shoes: Jimmy Choo | MUHA: Kassaundra Stephens | Music: Seven Events | Rentals: Options

Spring in Full Bloom at Villa Di Geggiano in Siena

Today’s editorial planned by Caterina Weddings is your perfect blueprint for an ethereal Spring wedding – complete with one of our favorite bouquets of all time! In a feminine palette of ivory, blush and pale peach, Chiara Sperti  infused the natural beauty of the season to her lush arrangements. Allow the full gallery to fully transport you to Springtime in Siena, captured to perfection by Linda Nari Photography!

From Linda Nari PhotographyRebirth, purity and flourishing beauty inspired this romantic editorial set at the 14th Century Villa di Geggiano wedding venue in Tuscany. Blush tulle, delicate flowers and several beautiful bridal looks create a timeless universe enlightened by love and fine art vibes.

The stunning visuals are created by fine art wedding photographer Linda Nari with planner Caterina Weddings and a team of creatives inspired by rebirth and the flourishing blooms of spring: “We wanted to create a tribute to life. A message of hope and a hymn to beauty, which will always be our salvation in hard times.”

The gorgeous floral design from Chiara Sperti Floral Events follows a soft feminine colour palette of ivory, blush and pale peach with tiny touches of blue and purple. The spring medley of flowers features garden roses, ranunculus, spirea, sweetpeas, narcissi and fritillary in a beautifully natural freeform style.

For the ceremony, Chiara created a floral structure echoing the design of the ornate stone arch at the head of the aisle, plus freeform clusters around the chairs for a lovely organic feel. The natural styling continues to the tablescape, featuring foliage decorated beech branches and informal floral compotes.

Every detail echoes a lightless touch, from the delicate lingerie and blush tulle gown to the intricate gold jewellery and understated stationery.

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Photography: Linda Nari Photography | Event Planning: Caterina Weddings | Floral Design: Chiara Sperti | Cake: Sweetiepie | Stationery: la precisina | Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Catering: Roland's | Groom's Attire: Laura La Sposa Chic | Accessories: Nea Milano | Bridal Dress: Iris Noble | Location: Villa di Geggiano | MUAH: Silvia Gerzeli | Patterned gown: Daalarna Couture | Style & Content Consultant: Tuscan Witch | film lab: Carmencita Film Lab | lingerie: Julia Stefanello Atelier | wedding film: Lumos Produzioni

Stunning 40 Person Lavender And Rose Wedding In Champagne, France

This intimate chateau wedding is everything we love about destination weddings.  Filled with a lavender and rose color palette, and an epic champagne tower to pay homage to the Champagne region where the event took place, Before the Moon planned and designed this special day to perfection.  Soft, colorful floral installations by Linda Champenois have us feeling like we’re walking through a fairytale.  Sophie Epton Photography captured every elegant detail exquisitely in her imagery, take a closer look at all the lovely in the full gallery.

From the beautiful bride…Truth be told, we knew where we’d get married even before we were officially engaged. Champagne, France, holds a special place in our hearts because it’s where we actually went on our “second date.” I happened to be in Europe for a friend’s wedding and had planned a solo wine tasting trip to Champagne. Little did I know I’d meet my future husband just days before that trip – and that he’d spontaneously fly halfway across the world to join me for a life-changing weekend!

We got engaged during the pandemic and wanted to play it safe with a small wedding. And since it’d be small, we figured, why not make a whole destination weekend out of it? Chateau de Mairy has a really authentic, pseudo-bohemian-farmhouse vibe to it – even though the 17th century mansion is immaculately preserved. We wanted something old-world but not opulent – something elegant but endlessly intimate. It was important that we took the weekend to celebrate not only us, but all of the birthdays, milestones and moments that we had missed the past two years. It felt particularly poignant that each of our guests blessed our rings during the ceremony, as a symbol of our collective commitment to the life that we are building.

We knew we had to have a great, France-based planner, and Tatiana was the centerpiece of this journey. She understood the vision for our 3 day weekend immediately, and helped us orchestrate the mood from our pig-roast “sangeet” to the black tie reception. It ended up raining during our dinner, but that only added to the misty romance of the candlelight table arrangements. We were absolutely floored by the flowers, the food (oyster bar!), our band, and of course, the champagne tower. Each of our vendors felt like an extension of a dream-team and in doing so, allowed us to be fully present and enjoy each and every moment.

From Sophie Epton Photography… Our bride wanted a romantic wedding with lots of lavender touches, and Tatiana with Before the Moon planned and designed her vision to perfection for 40 of their closest friends flying in from all over the US, Canada, and Europe. Guests enjoyed a welcome bag that included local treats from villages nearby handpicked by the couple to kick off the weekend. On the morning of their wedding, the bride spent her time getting ready with her best friends and slipping on her amazing asymmetrical ruffled wedding dress while the groom spent a slow morning with family and enjoying a few sips of local wine of course! Their first look was so sweet and intimate, followed by a portrait session with all the smiles and laughs.

The ceremony was set with a gorgeous floral arch by Linda Champenois, with sweetheart chairs, lavender pillows, and ground florals that added a whimsical touch to this intimate wedding, followed by a petal recessional that only added joy to the “Just Married” energy! Guests enjoyed the champagne bar and fresh oysters during cocktail hour before the couple did their own “champagne tower” pour which was so much fun!

Before the Moon and Linda Champenois set up one long, gorgeous table in front of the chateau for dinner, full of soft colorful blooms, gold flatware, organic paper menus, and crystal glassware that added such a classic, romantic feel to the evening. While guests dined on their first and second courses, the unpredictable Champagne weather showed up with a downpour of rain, but E & C – our lovely bride and groom – took it in stride, eventually moving all of their guests inside for a cozy hour of cake and speeches. Dancing commenced under a tent outside, where the bride changed into her second crystal-embellished dress and danced the night away with her handsome groom and guests.

Photography: Sophie Epton Photography | Videography: Studio 80 | Event Planning & Design: Before the Moon | Floral Design: Linda Champenois | Event Rentals: Evenement Objet | French Chateau: Chateau De Mairy | Rentals: Maison options | Styling Details: The Flatlay Design

The Bachelor’s Caila Quinn Burrello Shares Her Tips for Planning Your Dream Honeymoon!

Does planning your dream honeymoon sound more overwhelming than fun? Join the club. Lucky for us – Caila, from Ben Higgins’ season of The Bachelor, is here to share her tips for a stress-free honeymoon you’ll want to keep close. Take inspiration from her and her hubs’ Santorini escape, where they commemorated their newlywed chapter with a drop-dead gorgeous destination photoshoot, captured by Kostis Mouselimis. With cliffside views, volcanic beaches, and the island’s iconic white-washed buildings and blue domes, this mesmerizing island creates a magical setting to celebrate love and a new life together!

Where did you go for your honeymoon and how did you choose the destination(s)?

Travelers at heart, my husband and I booked a three-week-long honeymoon to Croatia and throughout Greece. We try to visit one new country a year as a couple and these bucket-list destinations had the ideal balance of romantic old city charm and breathtaking ocean views for us!

WEEK 1: We started our first week in Dubrovnik and spent our day’s hand and hand getting lost within its picturesque medieval limestone walls. After acclimating to the European time change & catching our breath after our 200 guest wedding, we were ready for adventure and headed to Athens for 5 days!

WEEK 2: Rich in culture, we loved staying in the heart of Athens with a view of the Acropolis from our balcony. Spending most days exploring by foot, Athens truly mesmerized us with its Greek pride and history. But the most impactful day in Athen was actually an excursion we booked outside of the city. Truly a bucket list item for us, we took a day trip to Meteora to see the monks that live in the sky. It still brings me to tears thinking about this honeymoon memory that imprinted on both of our hearts as a couple. You need to visit Meteora once in your life to see these mountain top monasteries! They will leave your soul in awe of their ability to live on a cliff overlooking the world, but never needing to be a part of it.

WEEK 3: Once we had our fill of history, my husband and I were ready to be romanced by the Greek islands! We spend our final 10 days in both Santorini and Mykonos. This is where we had the pleasure of meeting Konstantinos and capturing these breathtaking memories from our honeymoon to remember for decades to come!

While it may be fun at times, honeymoon planning can also be super stressful – any tips you’d be able to share for future newlyweds who don’t know where to begin?

I could not agree more, planning a honeymoon can be dreadful at times, especially while juggling planning a wedding! I would say, start by taking a deep breath. My biggest tip when planning a honeymoon would be to think about what kind of experience are you hoping to have? When you close your eyes, do you envision yourself… relaxing by the beach, adventuring in the jungle, restaurant hopping to try local foods, or romantically never leaving your hotel room? Let this be the seed of inspiration for your trip. 

For Nick and I, we always envisioned our honeymoon being a jet-setting love affair with culture where we tried to check off as many bucket list items as we could. So from there, we wrote down some of our bucket list countries, and within those countries our bucket list activities. Croatia and Greece were the overlapping destinations calling us. And bucket list activities included: A Game of Thrones tour in Dubrovnik, Staying overnight in a Windmill on the cliffs Santorini, visiting the monks in the Meteora mountain-top monasteries near Athens, and lounging on the beaches of Mykonos with a local cocktail in hand. From there, the honeymoon kind of planned itself as we made these bucket list items the pillar days of our honeymoon with every travel day in between being relaxed & unplanned. 

What were some of the most memorable moments from your trip?

One of the most memorable moments from our honeymoon was waking up in our own private windmill that we booked on Airbnb for 2 nights. Located on the cliffs of Santorini, our two-floor 200-year-old windmill faced the inner ocean crater with views of tip to toe of the entire island. The pink cloudy sunset sky lulled us to sleep as we relished in the romantic views with a full glass of wine in hand. It felt like it was only us in the world & heaven was under our feet – here, in the country of Greece. (All of the photos Konstantinos took are of this windmill and this feeling.) 

Would you recommend booking a honeymoon session!? If so, what advice would you give to couples to get the most out of their shoot?

Yes, I would 100% recommend booking a honeymoon session when you travel. For us, we may never be able to visit Greece again, and what better way to frame our travels in our home than with professional photos of this dream destination. If you do book a session I would recommend only booking an hour and bringing 2 dresses/outfits. The benefit of booking a local photographer is they know the best locations & the best time to shoot for lighting, so you can make the most of your time. And if your partner isn’t convinced this is a good idea, tell them the shoot is a date activity that will be romantic. And if that doesn’t work bribe them with a special dinner after to make it worth their while, if you know what I mean. 

Is there anything you would do differently if you could go back?

If I could do my honeymoon again, there is not a single thing I would change. Well… maybe one thing. I wish we were a little bit more organized with understanding the Covid Regulations of each country. We went on our honeymoon in June of 2021 and the regulations in Europe were changing on the daily, so I think having a document with a list of the Country Travel Forms we needed to fill out would have helped relieve a little travel stress. The only reason I say that is because we were stuck in Croatia an extra day on our way to Athens, Greece. The paperwork to enter Greece at the time was emailed to you 24 hours after you fill out their travel form. We thought we could fill out the form at the airport, which was our mistake. Not a big deal, but now we know for next time we travel in between countries in Europe.

Photography: Kostis Mouselimis | Event Planning: Think Happy Events | Florist: Marias' Flower Wedding Decoration | Film Lab: 645lab | Location: Remezzo Villas Santorini | Rentals: Spicy Bites

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Kissed With Love and Limoncello, An Intimate Positano Elopement

With a kiss of warm hues and vibrant citrus accents, Federica Beni turned “lemons into limoncello” for Misoo and Charles’ Positano elopement at the cliffside Villa Treville. Malafronte Fiori’s florals emulated the Amalfi Coast sunshine and added a burst of color against the venue’s crisp backdrop and panoramic coastal views. This intimate elopement was infused with oh-so-sweet touches – like the exquisite hand-illustrated invitations by Debbie Wong Design. Immerse yourself in this marriage of luxe Italian style and true amore in the full gallery, captured by Lace & Luce, and the video, filmed by Luigi De Gregorio

From the bride… As we said in our vows, “This day was not exactly what we had in mind when we started planning two years ago for our 2021 wedding”… but our Positano elopement was absolutely perfect and unforgettable nonetheless!

We got engaged in Santorini, and we’ve traveled to Europe together every year since we started dating. So while we were disappointed to have had to postpone our big wedding closer to home, planning a destination elopement in Europe still felt very “us.” Especially after all the COVID-related disappointments from the past year, we really wanted to “pivot” and plan something special and romantic, just for us. Not to mention, we literally could not think of a more perfect place to “turn lemons into limoncello” than the Amalfi Coast!

Planning a destination elopement was admittedly a little nerve racking at first, especially after having postponed another wedding. Once we found our photographer and wedding planner though, the rest of the pieces seemed to fall so easily and naturally into place. We loved each and every vendor who was part of our day, and everyone was so kind and supportive throughout the whole process (not to mention incredibly talented).

We exchanged vows in one of the most breathtakingly beautiful places that we have ever seen. From tearing up as our ceremony musicians played Zeffirelli’s “Romeo and Juliet” theme song against the backdrop of his former home, to our boat ride during which so many people on passing boats loudly cheered and clapped for us, to dining under our stunning lemon-covered ceiling while watching the sun set over Positano… this day was full of so many incredible memories that we will treasure forever.

From the planner Federica Beni… It was not an easy season for lovers who had planned their special day for months and months. The uncertainty pushed many of them to postpone their celebration (for the first time and in many cases even twice) but the idea of having to wait further 12 months for living such a special emotion has not been an easy one to cope with.
Italy was Charles and Misoo’s destination for their honeymoon this past September, following their Canadian wedding which was unfortunately postponed to 2022. Why give up the idea of having a romantic Italian tour and to taste the romance of a special love celebration for just the two of them? 

This adorable couple opted for a beautiful and emotional elopement in Positano, in one of the most exclusive venues of the Amalfi Coast, Villa Treville, once owned by the famous movie director Zeffirelli. When couples contact me to explore the options they have to elope in our beautiful country of Italy, finding the perfect solution is not so easy as it may seem, because the venue they like might be too big to be rented only for two people and at the same time they don’t have a secluded and intimate area where to have a small private celebration and dinner to follow. I found them the perfect option with Villa Treville, a cliffside estate, from where you can enjoy a spectacular and captivating view on Positano, private and super luxury accommodations, each one with a private outdoor area, which was the perfect solution to celebrate in style.

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Photography: Lace & Luce | Videographer: Luigi De Gregorio Filmmaker | Event Design: Federica Beni | Event Planning: Federica Beni | Florals: Armando Malafronte | Wedding Dress: Carolina Herrera | Stationary: Debbie Wong Design | Wedding Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Celebrant: Carmela Cesarano | Hotel: Villa Treville | Earrings: Ippolita | Hair/Make-up: Alessandro Mancino & Marco Carpentieri | Rental Company: Preludio Noleggi | Silk Ribbons: Stella Wolfe | Veil: Noon On The Moon

A Romantic Summer Wedding at the Pinterest-Viral Abbey of Saint Galgano

You’ve probably seen this venue many times before during your late night, endless Pinterest scrolling sessions – but may have never known exactly where it was! The Abbey of Saint Galgano is a breathtaking Gothic style church from the 13th-century, situated in the beautiful province of Siena region in Tuscany. Flowersliving brought the couple’s dreams to reality… dressed in a pastel palette, overflowing with heavenly blooms, and blanketed by rows of twinkle lights. Trust us, you’re going to want to spend some extra time on today’s full gallery captured by Facibeni Fotografia.

From Flowersliving… A romantic yet modern destination wedding in Tuscany in the most beautiful church nearby Siena.
San Galgano Abbey is a breathtaking venue and the colors of the flowers really complement the beauty and the uniqueness of the church. 

Sara & Marcello from Emilia Romagna Region decided to tie the knot in the beautiful Tuscany looking for the perfect rural countryside but choosing a romantic and elegant colors palette of light pinks and dusty blues.

After the civil ceremony at the abbey they decided to celebrate in the beautiful maremma area surrounded by cypress and olive trees.

The aperitive at the sunset overlooking the tuscan hills was a magic moment for all the guests who enjoyed the tuscan breeze and the dreamy view. A tripude of candles to lighten up the dinner area as a frame to celebrate the newlyweds.

Photography: Facibeni Fotografia | Floral Design: Flowers Living | Cake: Sweetiepie | Stationery: Tuscan lab | Reception Venue: Conti Di San Bonifacio | Bridal dress: Pronovias

An Airy Summer Wedding at Château de Tourreau in Provence

A knockout Monique Lhuillier gown, a blooming ceremony, and a bespoke reception structure in the chateau gardens you have to see to believe – these are just a few tidbits you can expect to fall for in today’s wedding planned by White Eden Weddings. Oh, European summers… how we miss you so. Lucky for us, Julia Kaptelova Photography was there to capture every last detail so that we can live vicariously through the full gallery.

From White Eden Weddings… We are extremely excited and thrilled to share with you one of our all time favorite destination weddings in Provence. Eva & Loic’s wedding took place last summer at the gorgeous Château de Tourreau and was an infusion of fashion, details, emotions and special moments.

The bride wore three gowns, including a majestic Monique Lhuillier one for the ceremony and had the most French look for their Provençal inspired rehearsal dinner.

Guests had dinner under a bespoke decor structure, which was the main focus in terms of design, enhancing the most thoughtful, romantic and refined reception which took place in the French gardens of the Château’s park.

Eva & Loic made their entrance to dinner in a vintage Triumph car, setting the tone of a fun, timeless and unique celebration that lasted until 4am.

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Photography: Julia Kaptelova Photography | Cinematography: Cladio Sichel | Floral Design: Miss Rose By Perrine | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Cake: Made In Cake | Invitations: Silent Word Studio | DJ: Thomas Dusseune | vintage car: Provence Classics | Beauty: Harold James | Chandelier: Phos Events | Live band: Lizzy & The Gentlemen | Planning & Design: White Eden Weddings | Rentals: Options | Tehnics: South Prod | chairs: Be Lounge | linens: Nuage Designs

The Ultimate 4-Day Fairytale Wedding on the Amalfi Coast

Today’s wedding planned by Amalfi Wedding Planner is the dictionary definition of a fairytale. Their four-day Italian affair overflows with envy-worthy fashion, drool inducing cuisine, and endlessly breathtaking views of the Mediterranean sea. The beautiful setting, enchanting history, and rich culture played a major role in influencing the design elements of their day, along with the playful pops of color you’ll notice in their floral arrangements by Armando Malafronte. See all the magic unfold at the full gallery, captured by Elias Kordelakos.

How We Met
We departed from very different starting points – Glaudson grew up in Brazil and moved to the US as a teenager, while I grew up in Germany and moved to San Francisco after my studies. We followed different paths, but somehow we each arrived at the same destination. Whether by the hand of fate or pure chance – many thousands of miles away from where our lives began we met – and we fell in love.

We had our first date in San Francisco at a wine bar and right there we knew we wanted to see more of each other. For us, love really did happen in a heartbeat – from the moment we began to know one another, we found an immediate ease and each of us felt an inescapable attraction to the other. Our first date, an evening where the hours flew by as we chatted and laughed together, was inevitably followed by a second date just days later. Since then we have been inseparable and the rest, as they say, is history!

The Proposal
Glaudson’s romantic proposal was worthy of the most wonderful fairytale! On a visit to my hometown, Glaudson arranged a private tour of the city’s Baroque Castle, accompanied by my family, which ended in the castle’s ancestral hall, where he dropped to one knee before kings and queens of yesteryear, presented the ring and popped the question. As I said ‘YES’, the hall erupted in cheers, before we shared a celebratory toast against the castle’s regal backdrop with my family.

Wedding Planning Process
Together we have faced and overcome many difficult life experiences, especially during the past two years but these challenges have served only to strengthen and deepen our bond. After getting engaged in January 2019, we were planning to get married in June 2020 – then the pandemic hit. We rescheduled our wedding four times due to COVID and planned and re-planned all events for 2.5 years until we finally were able to travel to Italy and to say our ‘I do’s’ on September 7th 2021. With the words from Maya Angelou: love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope! Overall, the planning process was a joy and brought us even closer together.

Wedding Gown
As I started my search for THE wedding gown, I flew to Los Angeles and met up with my close friends to visit the Galia Lahav Flagship store. I tried on a couple of dresses in various shapes and styles before putting on the Aelin gown. Once I put it on, I felt like I was immediately transported into a fairytale. The waves of white, sparkling tulle, the exquisite crystal embroideries made of hundreds of beads catch the light with the classic A-line shape of the gown made me feel like a real-life princess. The gown was modern with sequined flower petals and lustrous metal leaves cascading down its pleated skirt with the sheer corset top, yet timelessly elegant. After I learned that each gown of the Galia Lahav couture collection is designed to each bride’s measurements, all hand-crafted – I knew it was the one! It took almost 8 months to finish it. Thread after thread, bead after bead…it was worth the wait. I cried when I put it on for the first time.

The second Wedding Gown
For dinner, I changed into a light, flowy pure white pleated gown by the designer Maria Lucia Hohan and with a side slit. The gown has a feminine corset type top with an open back and corset strings and the slit made it easy to dance in.

Welcome Cocktail Gown
For the Welcome Cocktail I wore a lace embroidered gown with illusion neckline, keyhole open back, and silk chiffon full skirt by Berta Bridal. I wanted to create a wow-effect for when our guests see me for the first time in Ravello and give them a little taste of what’s to come on the wedding day. The gown was very comfortable with material of the bodice and lace appliqué being stretchy – it felt like a second skin.

Lemon Grove Tour & Rehearsal Dinner
The Amalfi Coast is all about its lemons. Leading up to the wedding events I spent a lot of time searching for the perfect dress and what would be more fitting than a lemon dress which I found by the designer Alexandro Miro. The rehearsal dinner design was inspired by the colors of the Italia flag – green, white and red. I wore a Dolce & Gabbana summer dress in those came colors with a matching D&G purse and comfortable Prada wedges while Glaudson wore a casual light beige suit.

About our Guests
We were fortunate to be joined by 40 guests made up of our closest family and friends, who came from as far as California to join us in Ravello for four days. It was the perfect group size for us, as we got to spend quality time with each and everyone of them over the course of the festivities. It felt like one big family despite different cultural backgrounds and some language barriers (guests from Germany, France, USA, Brazil, Japan, India, Russia and Africa).

Why Ravello
When selecting a location for our wedding, we considered our family and friends who are scattered all around the globe. So we decided to make an adventure out of it and chose a destination everyone would want to travel to. We were looking for a place where we could spend at least three or four days full of activities with family and friends. We love the ocean, scenic landscapes and views, lush vegetation and great food & wine. What came to mind first was the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Once we narrowed down our search we decided on Ravello, the Jewel of the Amalfi Coast!

Ravello is an ancient coastal village perched on a hilltop more than 1200 feet above the Mediterranean Sea, with the most breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast. To me it’s one of the most enchanting and romantic settings in the world. A place where magical, mystical and physical elements blissfully co-exist.

Ravello has many beautiful wedding venues to choose from, but for us the one and only option was Villa Cimbrone. It combined everything we wanted for our special day – a beautiful setting, various event areas, an exclusive and intimate feel and 5-star service, food and wine. And not only that, Villa Cimbrone also has a rich history. The Villa dates back to the 11th Century, the Villa Cimbrone was lovingly renovated and restored by a British nobleman in the early 20th Century.

With it’s stunning, turreted, castle-like structure, nestled into extraordinarily beautiful gardens and with breathtaking views reaching towards infinity, this fairytale kingdom – rich in art, history, culture and natural beauty – has long been loved by authors, poets, actors, artists and composers. When asked about the most beautiful place he had ever seen, American author Gore Vidal said: the view from the belvedere of the Villa Cimbrone on a bright winter’s day when the sky and the sea were each so vividly blue that it was not possible to tell one from the other.” The villa was also the heavenly secret hideaway of actress Greta Garbo in the spring of 1938. Isn’t that romantic!?

Wedding Invitation & Stationery
Our wedding invitation was an important part of our wedding as it set the tone for the upcoming experience! Amalfi is famous for it’s hand-made paper which is a century old tradition in this region. Hence, we worked with talented calligraphers and artists such as Amanda (from La Pomme Et La Pipe Press), who created an invite of hand-made, deckled-edge paper with floral letterpress elements. Our invitations details like gold beveled edges and the seal wax stamps reminded one of the ancient Villa Cimbrone. Amanda also created matching ‘her & his’ vowcards for us with hand-dyed silk ribbons in blue and blush colors. The dinner menus were written on hand-made Amalfi paper with matching seat tags with gold foiled deckled edges.

I wrote a personalized ‘thank you’ note to each of my bridesmaids which was printed on hand-made deckled-edge paper and added together with a name card to their gift bags that included a blush satin bridesmaid robe from Flora Nikrooz and a Prada fragrance.

Wedding week and timeline of events
Our wedding was a magical four-day event (September 5-9, 2021) in Ravello, Italy and surrounding towns.

Welcome Cocktail
We started with a Welcome Cocktail in the sea-view gardens of the historic Palazzo Confalone followed by a dinner at the Belmond Caruso Hotel on Sunday, September 5th. We selected Palazzo Confalone because of its history, unique architecture, lush gardens and excellent cuisine. Like a diamond in the rough whose brightness increases over time, Palazzo Confalone stood on an uncertain date, probably between the end of the thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteenth century, beginning a history of luster and wonder. Back then, it was the residence of a noble family originally from Scala.

When entering the atrium of Palazzo Confalone, our guests were stunned by the majestic arches and marble columns. A sumptuous staircase leading to the main floor unveiled the path to a room with a frescoed ceiling in a good state of preservation. Afterwards our guests entered the gardens with a belvedere of the Amalfi Coast. We set the mood with soft jazz music, white fairy lights in the gardens, a table with welcome bags and a hat garland which served as a fun welcome gift.

For the occasion and for a first ‘wow’ effect, I wore a lace embroidered gown with a silk chiffon skirt by Berta Bridal. As the Cocktail Party began, we welcomed our guests and enjoyed typical Italian drinks, such as Aperol Spritz, Bellinis, and local canapés while catching up with family and friends which made for an emotional start of festivities as we hadn’t seen many of them in a while due to travel restrictions during the pandemic.

Welcome Dinner
Afterwards we walked over to the Belmond Caruso Hotel for dinner at the Belvedere Restaurant where we enjoyed more time with family and friends over dinner and took in the stunning views of the coast over Belmond’s iconic Infinity pool as the sun went down.

Lemon Grove Tour
This was followed by a Lemon Grove Tour in Amalfi on September 6th with our guests where we learned everything about the Sfusato Amalfitano, the most famous Amalfi lemon. We wanted our guests to feel and taste the true essence of the Amalfi Coast and what the region is known for. We felt a cool breeze while walking through the lemon groves which protected us from the southern Italian mid-day sun. After walking the lemon grove terraces we ended the tour with a delicious hand-made pasta lunch prepared by our hosts from the Amalfi Lemon Experience.

Rehearsal Dinner
In the evening, we met our family in a little hill town called Scala at the Trattoria da Lorenzo. Spending time with our family and eating really good food are two things that Glaudson and I hold dear to our hearts and Trattoria da Lorenzo offered the perfect setting for it. We started off the evening with an Aperitivo in the Gardens with canapés and an open bar. Followed by a casual 3-course dinner prepared by who they call the ‘Mozart of Meatballs’ in this region.

Wedding Day
Tuesday, September 7th, was the day of our wedding ceremony and reception. The weather was an absolute dream! I got ready in the morning in Villa Cimbrone’s Bridal Suite with my bridesmaids. We got our hair and make-up done by the fabulous team of Alessandro Mancino while sipping on a glass of champagne. I surprised my friends with a gift bag that included a satin robe, perfume and a personal letter. I wore my Galia Lahav gown with a matching cathedral veil and with white Jimmy Choo satin sandals. After my bridesmaids helped me into my wedding gown, I headed to the Cloister area at Villa Cimbrone for the First Look.

In the afternoon our guests gathered in the gardens of Villa Cimbrone sipping on lemonade and champagne while we had our First Look and took wedding photos. At 5pm we began our Wedding Ceremony at the Tea Room. A violin and cello quartet played songs like Wildest Dreams by Duomo while guests arrived in the area. I walked down the aisle to an old-time classic ‘Can’t help but falling in love’ by Elvis Presley. The ceremony was held by Carmela, our wonderful wedding officiant, and brought everyone to tears including us.

We timed things so that we could capture couple portraits at Villa Cimbrone’s beautiful terrazza dell’infinito right after the ceremony before joining our guests for the Aperitif. The Aperitif took place in the Gardens of Four Dancers where we gathered for a toast. We performed the cake cutting, and cheersed to our loved ones. All kids loved the wide open space to run around during this warm September afternoon. With a glass of champagne in our hands we continued with our guests to the terrazza dell’infinito. The sky and the sea were each painted in different shades of blue so that it was not possible to tell one from the other. We took in the view and soaked in the last sun rays while the sun descended over the hilly coastline.

Our Reception (dinner and dancing) took place at Villa Cimbrone’s Garden of Two Fountains, where we set up a fully stocked open bar, a separate dance floor, a bride & groom table, and two long tables where our guests could enjoy a four-course meal artfully prepared by the talented team at Il Flauto di Pan. On the menu: Roasted octopus, fresh cannelloni pasta filled with Genovese, braised beef or a choice of sea bass fillet with various sides and two types of cake – a white sponge cake with lemon cream, and Delizia al Limone di Ravello, a local lemon cake topped with strawberry sauce.

During dinner our family & friends held speeches and we enjoyed several toasts. And after dinner, we performed our first dance to “At Last” by Aretha Franklin. After, we kicked off the party with “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, and danced the night away!

Boat Tour
The next day on September 8th, we invited our guests to experience the Amalfi Coast by sea and rented a 24m Turkish Gulet. We spent most of the day on the boat, enjoying a swim in the warm waters of the mediterranean sea, antipasti and homemade pasta prepared by the fabulous team of Plaghia Charter and breathtaking views of Positano and the Amalfi Coast.

Wedding Design Concept
When we decided to get married in Ravello, we had a vision for a magical, fairytale-like experience that would reflect our shared taste for elegance and the beautiful things in life (La Dolce Vita). Our starting point was a 50-page inspiration book that I put together with mood boards, color palettes, musical soundtracks, and design inspirations for each of the events during our wedding week. From the beginning, we set out to design a cohesive narrative across events that would transport guests into a real-life fairytale amidst Ravello’s naturally romantic scenery, medieval architecture, and iconic cliffside gardens.

Lighting played an important role to create a romantic setting. From the white fairy lights in the Gardens of Palazzo Confalone, to lanterns that bathed the gardens of Trattoria Lorenzo in a soft light during Aperitivo. Complemented by big white lanterns that illuminated the path, during our reception at Villa Cimbrone’s Garden of Two Fountains and fairy lights draped around trees.

Similarly, we wanted to mirror the natural beauty of Villa Cimbrone with its lush green gardens and vines climbing up the historic walls of the villa. Villa Cimbrone is such a naturally stunning location, that we did not want to overdo it, just add a personal touch to it. We chose florals and vines to be draped organically around pillars, lining the ceremony aisle, winding around the cocktail tables and even the wedding cake to evoke a lush, overgrown, enchanted garden feel without seeming overdone. Throughout, our main color scheme consisted of shades of blush, white, light blue and green with fresh pops of color such a pink and fuchsia that seamlessly tied into the natural environment. The bouquet was kept simple in white and blush colors.

Color pops were added as a red thread throughout the events such as Amalfi lemons and blue and majolica ceramic tiles. I incorporated a ‘something blue’ throughout various parts of the wedding day – from the blue tiles of the Bridal Suite, the light blue delphinium flowers at the ceremony, the blue and white Amalfi ceramic vases, the blue ribbons on the dinner table to the blue pleated Randall Loeffler sandals I wore with my 2nd dress for dinner and dancing.

Even our guests’ attire was matching the theme. My mother and mother-in-law wore a fully beaded tulle gown designed by Adrianna Papell in a light blue and champagne color. The leaf embroidery matched my dress and followed the wedding’s fairytale garden theme. The flower girls wore hand selected dresses in blush and light blue colors with ‘La vie en rose’ embroidery, while the ring bearer wore a little black tux. All of the bridesmaids wore simply elegant formal dresses in blush and champagne colors in various styles while the groomsmen wore black tuxedos and suits with matching bow ties.

In keeping with the concept of timeless elegance, we chose décor that felt timeless. For instance, elegant white Chiavari chairs at the ceremony and reception tables matched with pure white table linen and napkins. Glamorous silver vases, elegant silver under-plates, lots and lots of candles and dinner menus made of hand-made Amalfi paper with simple but classic glassware. We set up multiple standing tables in the reception area so guests could walk around and mingle. One table was placed at the beginning of the dinner area which offered a shot of limoncello to guests before taking a seat, on another one we had placed a polaroid camera for guests to take fun instant pictures.

Live music also played an important role in setting the tone of our special day. A string quartet during the ceremony evoked emotional feelings and created a romantic setting during the aperitif: our DJ played the best Motown and Jazz music during dinner and dance music after.

Overall, we added some fun touches and designed our own cocktails such as the ‘La Dolce Vita’ and the ‘Godfather’ that were on the custom bar menu.

Finally, in addition to the aesthetic and atmospheric elements, we wanted to thank our guests for traveling to Italy and welcoming them in Ravello. To that end, we invested in a variety of custom gifts for each guest: a bag with goods from Ravello and our wedding itinerary and sun hats, fedoras at the Welcome Cocktail, gift bags with robes and fragrances for bridesmaids and Ravello’s famous limoncello for each guest on the dinner table as wedding favor.

Our favorite part of the wedding
Bringing everyone together after such a tough time and being able to enjoy ‘La Dolce Vita’ together. Seeing how our family and friends become one big family, no matter their cultural backgrounds or some language barriers. And finally seeing everything come together so beautifully – after such a long time and postponing the wedding four times – was such a dream come true!

Advice to ‘Brides to Be’
Enjoy the process! The wedding planning process is a wonderful opportunity to collaborate with your partner to create a beautiful and personal experience. I put a lot of effort in upfront planning and was very hands-on in the creative process and the design of our wedding events which resulted in a well planned series of events that Glaudson and I could fully enjoy and be present with our guests.

Photography: Elias Kordelakos | Coordination: Linda Gatto | Event Planning: Jennifer Meyer DeJesus | Floral Design: Armando Malafronte | Dress: Berta | Wedding Dress: Galia Lahav | Invitations: LaPommeEtLaPipePress | Ceremony Venue: Villa Cimbrone | Reception Venue: Villa Cimbrone | Calligraphy: Sea and Sun Calligraphy | Groom's Attire: Zegna | Officiant: Carmela Cesarano | Bride: Jenny | Lemon Grove Tour: Amalfi Lemon Experience | Lemon Tour: Amalfi Lemon Experience | Location: Belmond Caruso Hotel | Muha: Alessandro Mancino | Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Trattoria da Lorenzo | Rentals: Plaghia Charter | Video: Marco Caputo | Welcome Cocktail Location: Palazzo Confalone

Earth-Tone Luxury Ekaterini Estate Micro Wedding

We can’t stop obsessing over this romantic micro-wedding in Greece filled with warm, romantic earth tones.  Shades of neutrals play perfectly with the idyllic background of Ekaterini Estate, where Phaedra Liakou Events brought our couple’s wildest wedding dreams to life. Lush florals by Leonidas Rammos help tell the tale of true love, and all of the waterfront wonder is elegantly captured in the imagery by Sotiris Tsakanikas and Lefteris Kalampokas.  The full gallery is where you’ll find every darling detail.

From Phaedra Liakou Events… The Ekaterini Estate is a magnificent hilltop estate above the village of Gastouri, one of the oldest and most beautiful villages of Corfu. This luxurious prestigious residence gives you unique privacy.  It was painstakingly restored in the late 1990s and 2000s by the current owner’s mother, a distinguished art historian, art critic, and collector. She had an unfailing eye, infallible taste, as well as a deep love for the island, its architecture, and history. As a result, the Estate combines luxurious and comfortable living with the beauty and elegance that characterizes the finest of Corfiot mansions. The grandeur of the villa with its extraordinary views is truly unique. There is a plethora of stunning outdoor sitting and dining areas for you to enjoy, each with its own special feel and style. The interiors are refined and stylish throughout.  All these characteristics made Ekaterini Estate the perfect choice for Joanna and George’s wedding and their 60 guests.

Manousenia designed a chic stationery suite with an acrylic invitation and a hand-drawn map with historical places of Corfu to be mentioned. The couple offered their guests a bottle of a traditional kumquat Corfu liqueur. Its name means “golden orange” and it is produced by extracting the rare citrus fruit kumquat into alcohol.

Wedding design details were curated to create a fresh luxurious palette featuring cappuccino tones and creamy neutrals, with an exploration into asymmetry. Paired with an earthy-tone tabletop and complimenting modern decoration, the result achieved a romantic, refined experience that was both welcoming and elegant.


Photography: Sotiris Tsakanikas | Photography: Lefteris Kalampokas | Event Planning: Phaedra Liakou Events | Floral Design: Leonidas Rammos | Wedding Dress: Celia Kritharioti | Stationery: manousenia design | Catering: Mamalis Catering | DJ: Nikos Xatziioannidis | Wedding Venue: Ekaterini Estate | Desserts & Wedding Cake: Sweet Art Stories | Make Up Artist: Gogo Nikiforaki | Rentals: The secret kitchen | Styling Props: marygro art

A Chic Summer-Inspired Celebration In Florence

With a touch of elegance, a bit of timeless and a whole lot of beautiful flowers, this Florence inspiration shoot is nothing short of wonderful.  Tuscan Tours and Weddings and Tuscany Wine Food Adventures planned and designed a day that has our hearts swooning.  We could stare for hours at the organic, free-flowing arrangements designed by Giorgia Carolini Floral Design, and can’t get enough of every single image expertly shot by Koman Photography. You’ll fall in love with every photo inside the full gallery.

From Tuscan Tours and Weddings… This editorial shoot at the beautiful Villa Le Fontanelle in Florence wanted to inspire chic brides seeking an elegant and at the same time romantic setting for the most important day of their life.  Villa Le Fontanelle with its beautiful historical character and that perfect mix of city and countryside was the perfect inspiration for this summery old-world style celebration. Situated just above Florence and enjoying one of the best views of the city and Brunelleschi’s dome, this boutique-style villa is immersed in an amazing natural environment with terraced gardens full of flowers, greenery, and olive trees.

The editorial team created an amazing design for every moment of the day that wanted to remind of summer light and colors in Tuscany. The bride wore an ethereal white gown by Millia London, that gave a super romantic and dreamy vibe to the day, and flowery Bella Belle Shoes shoes completed her look together with natural makeup and a clean style updo. The gorgeous stationery suite designed by The Wedding Letters was inspired by the coral-peachy flower decorations and Brunelleschi’s dome – undoubtedly one of the most known landmarks of Florence. Florals and table rentals did add that real Italian-style summer vibe, reminding of Tuscany’s sun-soaked terracotta rooftops and sun-kissed fields, with coral and peach floral installations displayed in a delicate natural style, to give the idea of having just picked them from the surrounding countryside.

We chose to have the ceremony by the ancient chapel to add some historical charm, followed by signature Italian drinks like Aperol Spritz and Negroni, and of course Prosecco! Dinner took place in the panoramic terrace in front of the breath-taking view of Florence, at an ancient wood table lined up with wrought iron chairs and set up with lots of gorgeous items to create a classy, understated, elegant feel perfect for chic summer soirees under the Tuscan sky. This inspiration shoot is a wonderful source of inspiration for couples who dream of getting married in Tuscany and have in mind a mix of classic elegance and contemporary romanticism.

Photography: Koman Photography | Event Planning: Tuscan Tours and Weddings | Styling: Tuscany Wine Food Adventures | Floral Design: Giorgia Carolini Floral Design | Stationary: Laura Mazzetti - The Wedding Letters | Hair and Makeup: Suely Hair and Makeup | Tux: Sartoria Teatrale Firenze | Venue: Villa Le Fontanelle | Bridal Dress: Millia London | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Models: Milan Model Couple | Rentals: Preludio Noleggi

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When French Riviera Glam and Provence Serenity Wed

Judging by the title, you know this is going to be a good one. The adorable couple kicked off their French destination wedding weekend with a poolside welcome brunch at Château Saint-Martin & Spa that made us all green with envy. The next day, their wedding took place at Chateau Saint Georges, planned by  Life Events, where the decor and floral design by Emily Alarçon were inspired by the classic elegance of the venue. The bride looked absolutely breathtaking in an Eva Lendel gown with a bow detail you just have to see. Check out the full gallery captured by Anya Kernes Photography to see every last detail.

From Anya Kernes Photography… Sorhaya and Duc truly had they best of both worlds – the glamour of the French Riviera and the beauty and serenity of Provence. 

They hosted a welcome brunch the day before the wedding day at Château Saint-Martin & Spa. Hidden on a hilltop of a Provencal village of Vence, the chateau is something out of a dream with its picturesque and peaceful landscape surrounded by gardens and olive groves, and was the perfect way to kick off the weekend’s celebration.

The wedding day took place at Chateau Saint Georges in the French Riviera, an enchanting property with incredible views overlooking Cannes and the village of Grasse. The decor and floral design was inspired by the elegant and classic exterior of the Chateau with white, gold and touches of pink. 

Needless to say, Sorhaya looked stunning in her gown by Eva Lendel which was a perfect match for the glamorous feel of the venue. The invitation suite custom made by Crème de Papier had a beautiful sketch of the venue and a personalized crest in gold foil creating a perfect tease for the guests of what to expect. 

The specialty drinks (three types of a mojito) were a total hit during the cocktail hour, which were just a few of the personalized touches throughout their beautiful wedding day.

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Photography: Anya Kernes | Cinematography: AIRSNAP | Event Planning: Life Events | Floral Design: Emily Alarçon | Wedding Dress: Eva Lendel | Cake: Made In Cake | Stationery: Crème De Papier | Wedding Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Bracelet: Olive + Piper | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Joanna August | Catering: De Bouche En Bouche | DJ: Mix and Light | Wedding Favors: Une Pincee De Provence | Groom's Attire: Zegna | Groomsmen's Attire: Suitsupply | Wedding Venue: Chateau Saint-Georges | Bartending: Flair Evolution | Beauty: Harold James | Bride's Shoes (Brunch): Alexandre Birman | Bride's outfit (Brunch): Mara Hoffman | Day Before Brunch: Chateau Saint-Martin | Earrings & Hair Accessories: Keren Wolf | Groom's Attire (Brunch): HUGO BOSS | Groom's Shoes: Antonio Maurizi | Groom's Shoes (Brunch): Givenchy | Hair for Bridesmaids: Julien Matha | Styling Ceramics: Simple Things Ceramics | Styling Surface: Locust Collection

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A Green And White Hued Wedding In Greece Filled With Gorgeous Details

This Grecian wedding is prettier than a picture.  Hosted at the luxurious Kinsterna Hotel & Spa, incredible architecture and idyllic scenery collide for one wow-worthy wedding.  With everything from a lush green and white outdoor garden ceremony to photo ops with an adorable donkey, Think Happy Events filled every minute of this day with magic.  Crisp, lush white blooms by Studio 7 delight and fill the event with effortless elegance.  The love of the day is artfully captured in the imagery by Elias Kordelakos, visit the full gallery to enjoy every last detail.

From Elias Kordelakos … Kinsterna in Monemvasia, Greece is one of the best choices for an intimate wedding. With its architecture resembling the Italian Tuscan style, situated at the side of a hill, perfectly isolated provides everything a couple wants for their special day.

A lush green and white floral aisle led to a stunning ceremony arch where the couple exchanged vows.  The outdoor ceremony was simply stunning.

An alfresco dinner later led to dancing under the stars.  It was everything our couple could have asked for and more! 

Photography: Elias Kordelakos | Videographer: Sotiris Tseles | Event Planning: Think Happy Events | Floral Design: Studio 7 | Wedding Dress: Galia Lahav | Reception Venue: Kinsterna Hotel & Spa | Makeup artist: Theocharis Katerina