Missing Piece Films: the wedding film of your dream…

Posted on August 10th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello lovely brides and grooms!
How is your planning doing? It is for sure an hard and stressful job but as soon as you live your special day you will forget all the problems you might had.
Today I want to introduce to you Missing Piece Films, videographers and cinematographers based in Riva del Garda on beautiful Lake Garda.
As soon as I watched on of their video, I immediately felt in love with their work. They surely capture all the details, the emotions, the feelings that happen in a wedding and put them together in a stunning sequences of love and elegance.

Only for My Italian Wedding readers they decided to offer a special offer!!

Missing Piece Films will give a 10% discount to the first three couples that book and
confirm their services for their Italian wedding through My Italian Wedding.

Hurry up, the offer is valid till end of September 2015!!

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Here some beautiful words from MPF:

Our vision is simple, capturing your story in the most authentic, beautiful and emotional way possible that will inspire all those that watch your film. We love meeting and working with new couples and appreciate that each wedding is unique. We aim to capture all those moments, the laughs, the tears, the smiles and overall joy that emanates from your wedding day.
Please take a look at any of our short wedding videos posted on our website and see if what we do inspires you. If so, we would love to talk to you about your upcoming wedding or other event and capture your story.

And a couple of videos for you to watch and fell in love!

Carolyn and Neal – cinelook from David Stone on Vimeo.

Albert & Barbara – Lanzerac from David Stone on Vimeo.

Did you get emotional too? I did…again…
If you are planning you wedding day in our beloved Italy and you want to capture every little but important moments of your day, Missing Piece Films will make your dream come true!
To watch all the films please visit their website or if you already decided here’s their contact!

 

Rosie & Tony: A romantic wedding in Ravello

Posted on August 4th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello ladies!

This year summer is really popping here in Italy and I’m so happy about it. It makes you want to stay outside, feeling the sun, enjoy the sounds of nature. In one word: holiday!
So today I will share with you a stunning summer wedding which took place in Ravello, a little town in Campania region on the Amalfi Coast, UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for the panoramic view on the Salerno bay.
The bride Rosie and the groom Tony got married in a beautiful terrace with an amazing view of the bay. Searching for the perfect wedding photographer in Ravello they fell in love with the talented Gianluca Adovasio. Thank you for sending us these beautifull pictures!
The bride’s dress is stunning with a lace see-trough bustier and a semi long train, the groom also really elegant with a blue and black suit and bow tie.
I really love this lovely couple, you feel all the emotion and love of their special day…

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Wedding planner: Mario capuano
Photographer: Gianluca Adovasio
Location: Villa Eva Ravello
Band: Freaky trip
Projecthair: Piero Mansi
Make up: Zoe Graham

 

Mood Board: Olive green and Peach wedding inspiration

Posted on July 27th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello ladies!
It’s time for our monthly appointment with the moodboard wedding inspiration!
A few days ago I was looking back for the million time (I never get tired) to the beautiful pictures of Roger and Remko wedding in Apulia we featured last month. I completely fell in love with the beautiful apulian landscapes, the trulli, the secular olive trees, the colour of the ground.
What’s more rustic and vintage than a olive green and peach, almost terracotta colour palette?
Look at this stunning views of the magnificent Apulia region… A perfect location for a Italian countryside wedding cerimony and full of beautiful spots to take some amazing wedding pictures…

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Look at this fabolous dress of BHLDN with its tiers of shimmering lace, definetely an alternative gown to get married in! On the right a vintage inspired fabric made of cotton and lace.

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The shoes….I never get tired of shoes… I selected for you a high heel floral velvet Valentino pair and for those who wants a lower heel a vintage olive green pair of stunning shoes!

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To complete the look here some options of jewerly. I love the green and peach earrings, a perfect choice for a sofisticated look. What about the cameo ring? Simply dreaming…

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For the flowers the olive branches are so perfect and eye-catching. I really love the bouquet in the center, so rustic and elegant with different kinds of flowers and leaves. For the centerpieces and floral decoration  the use of vintage items like the antique scale on the left is a different and original way to create a beautifully personalized style for the reception.

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Getting married in Apulia will give you a lot of choices for decoration items. The Apulia region has a lot of different handmade typical manifactures as those stunning ceramic plates handmade painted and terracotta vases. Another original apulian item is the Pumo, you can see through the plates, rapresents a flower bud blossoming and simbolize luck and fertility in the Apulian tradition. It come in different sizes and can be use for decoration or as a wedding favour for your guests.

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Have you already fell in love with the apulian atmosphere? The next step is to get married in Apulia and live an original fairytale!
For more inspirational ideas and picture you can check out our olive green and peach mood board on Pinterest!

Follow My Italian Wedding’s board Olive green and Peach wedding ideas on Pinterest.

Credits: Bari Lungomare, Trullo in the fields, Trullo by becky&ralpho, BHLDN’s dress, Vintage fabric, Couple by the sea, Vintage green dress, Light peach wedding dressValentino shoes, Vintage shoes, Earrings, Cameo ring, Flowers on a scale, Bouquet, Floral crown, Cake with olive crown, Green layered cake, Naked layered cake, Ceramic plates and Pumos, Terracotta vases, Imperial table, Wedding invitation, Table arrangement.

Let the love shine…

Posted on July 20th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello Darlings!
A few weeks ago I completely felt in love with a couple who eloped to get married in Venice. When I saw the pictures by Weddingcity, in particular of their beautiful rings, I tought imediately about writing an inspirational post about it.
So today, for those who are waiting for a proposal or for who is just dreaming about it, I will share a selection of some stunning engagement rings I found around the web.
Searching for some beautiful items to give you some inspiration I got carry away and felt in love to some amazing vintage and art deco rings. I love coloured gemstones as opals, zepphire and emeralds. They are so dreaming and different from the classic diamond. Let’s be honest…I wouldn’t be disappointed if I got a diamond solitaire!!
So here’s the selection of some vintage-unconventional-art deco rings…I must say now I fell like a baby because I want one so bad!

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A vintage treasure

Let’s start with a classic but always elegant and magnificent diamond solitaire. I selected a vintage Tiffany & Co. from 1940-50s. A cut transitional round diamond weighing 1.17 carats set in the simple six prong mounting that Tiffany introduced in the 19th century. Dreaming, isin’t it?
Check out all the beautiful antique jewelry in the online store of Erie Basin…I spent hours on their blog!!

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A magic opal

An amazing oval-shaped opal for a captivating art deco ring from the 1930s by Brilliant Earth. I was captured right away by this gemstone, so bright and full of colours!
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The circle of love

I particularly love round shape rings with a simple and thin mounting. On the left we have a ruby and diamond ring with a wedding band, on the right a Etsy handmade 14k gold ring combined with nineteen tiny raw diamonds.

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Shapes and colours

Here’s some colourful non-traditional engagement ring I selected for you… I love all the different colours: the green of the emerald, the pink of the sapphire and the red of the ruby.
The last piece I felt in love with is an absolutely treausure art noveau ring from th 1900s with ruby and a spectacular mouting in the shapes of leaves.

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What about you?  How’s the ring of your dreams?

Credits: Wedding rings and wedding couple in VeniceVintage Tiffany & Co., Oval-shaped opal ringRuby and diamond ring, Gold Raw Diamond Ring, Emerald ring, Deco Aquamarine RingPink sapphire ring, Ruby Stone Ring,  Art Nouveau Ring.

 

Adornia: every day is a party!

Posted on July 16th, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
The summer continue to be very warm here in Italy and this makes me happy and make me want to organize a big party! Searching for some original element to use I find out this absolutely cute Italian online shop of party supplies: Adornia.
In Adornia online store you can find all kinds of products to organize a fun and original party, either you are planning a birthday, a christening or a wedding. Stripes straws, floral cups, honeycomb balls …I absolutely love these products!!

Just for My Italian Wedding friends Adornia is willing to give you a special discount of 15% by entering the code “italianwedding15”!!

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And if you have to make an unique present, in Adornia online store you can find also some cute items like this album travel, a fun way to collect memories from your holidays. It would also be an original idea for a wedding book!

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What are you waiting for? Find out all the amazing products in Adornia’s online store and don’t miss the opportunity to have a 15% discount by entering the code “italianwedding15″!

 

Serena and Pierre-Oliver: a rustic wedding in Torcello

Posted on July 6th, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
Let’s start the week with an amazingly romantic wedding in our beloved Venice!
Serena and Pierre-Oliver got married in a sunny September in the intimate island of Torcello.
Their story starts one year earlier when at midnight of Christmas Eve Pierre-Oliver proposed to Serena in the magical Piazza San Marco. No wonder that they were absolutely sure about the location for their wedding: Venice <3
I love the style of the event, rustic but elegant with a perfect match of the colours white, salvia green with a touch of Bordeaux. Serena and Pierre-Oliver thought of every single detail from the favors – little soaps wrapped in a vintage packaging – to the names of the tables – inspired by celebrities the visited the Island of Torcello.

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Wedding Planner: My Italian Wedding Planner
Location:  La Locanda Cipriani
Photographer: Mauro Pozzer
Bride’s dress: Peter Langner
Groom’s shoes: Louis Vuitton
Groom’s suit: Corneliani
Stationery: Caterina Bacco, Wedding Stationary
Flowers: Il profumo dei fiori
Hair e Make-up: Marcela Bantea
Decoration: Noeliya

 

A vintage-retro style for the modern Groom

Posted on June 29th, 2015 by Silvia

Hello everyone!
We all love checking on different wedding styles for us, ladies…the dresses, shoes, hair & makeup and so on..
But what about our better half? I thought maybe they would be interested in wedding fashion too…
So this inspirational post is for all of you, future-husbands who are searching for a different style, a bit retro-vintage that will surprise all your guests, and your future wife!
Here some different choice of accessories for your wedding outfit: some original looks with different colours and texture, some choices of bow ties and some ties that will spice up a formal suit.

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Be different!

If you’re tired of the old school style here’s some original choice for you! You don’t need to overwhelmed your outfit by adding a lot of details. You just need to create you own personal look that fits in your personality. I love the broach in the second picture, a really different idea from the usual tie.

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The bow tie

Here some choices of bow tie. The first one with a floral fabric is just stunning and really elegant!
What about the bow tie made of wood? Beautiful..

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Ruffled - photo by http://www.thenickersons.ca/ - http://ruffledblog.com/north-arm-farm-wedding/

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A different kind of tie..

If you don’t want to renounce the tie, choose a fun one… A floral or a polka dot one are different but very chic.
To have a more retro style you can use a unique way to tie it up!

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Credits: Paul Newman in Venice, Groom with suspenders, Vintage suit with broach, mismatched outfit, mix of texture suit, floral bow tie, polka dot bow tie, purple polka dot bow tiewooden bow tie, polka dot tie, floral tie, different tie knot, floral tie.

Our selection of top 10 places to see in Italy

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 by Silvia

Hello everyone!
Summer has kicked off in Italy so what’s the best way to entertain those of you who will be here in the next couple of months (or those who are planning to come) with a selection of our best spots to visit in our beautiful country! Some of you will be at the Expo Milano 2015, so why not having a break with a visit to one of these charming places? Enjoy the reading!

Up to the North

Burano
The island of colours

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Juliet’s balcony in Verona
Bring in the romance and visit the most famous balcony in the world, ispired by the neverending lovestory of Romeo & Giuliet.

Isola Bella (lit. ‘beautiful island’) in Lago Maggiore
In the Piemonte region discover this unique little island, its palace and its dreaming Italianate garden!

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Stay in the Middle

Saturnia
Try the natural termal water in the middle of Tuscany and not far from Roma!

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Marmore falls
What a spectacular view…for those who wants a bit of adventure…

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Conero seaside
An alternative destination for the sea lovers…

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Photo Credit: Copyright www.flickr.com/photos/castgen/7410815380/in/photostream/

Enjoy the South

Volcano Etna
What about hiking an active volcano? Crazy…

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Trulli in Puglia
Can you imagine this place is in Italy?

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Blue grotto at Capri Island

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Credits: Burano, Juliet’s balcony 1Juliet’s balcony 2, Isola Bella 1, Isola Bella 2, Isola Bella 3, SaturniaMarmore falls 1, Marmore falls 2, Conero seaside 1, Conero seaside 2, Volcano Etna 1, Volcano Etna 2, Trulli city, Trullo in the countryside, Blue Grotto in Capri 1Blue Grotto in Capri 2.

Mood board: Polka dot wedding inspiration

Posted on June 15th, 2015 by Silvia

Hi darlings!
Here we are with our monthly inspirational post…this month I decided to twist the topic and chose to get inspired by the Polka dot theme. What do you think?
The polka dot pattern has been always an elegant, fun and sophisticated fashion must since the 20s through the 50s till these days…In weddings these little points are for sure a 2015 trend, not only for dresses but also for the decorations, the food and the stationary!
To start I selected three pictures of three immortal icons of the last century:
The dreaming Brigitte Bardot spotted here in Spoleto on August 1961 – the talented Bette Davis in a stunning dress – the beautiful Audrey Hepburn, so stylish with a so contemporary polka dot bikini.

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For the dress a long elegant gown with the detail of cotton polka dot as in the second one featured with an elegant lace. For a retro wedding inspired by the 50s I chose a short dress with a polka dot skirt, really beautiful.

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For the shoes and the accessorize here are some pretty things. I tried to select some items with a sophisticated touch of different kind of dots in order to create a chic and stylish look!

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I must say I had some trouble find the right options for the flowers but look at the yellow bouquet with acacia flowers… An alternative to little flowers, as also the baby breath, are the black eyed anemones that pops out of the bouquet and  refer perfectly to the polka dot theme. For him a stunning Boutonnière with lots of different coloured dots… Can you believe they are all dried flowers?

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I particularly love all these three tablecloth, they are a simple but fancy element at your reception. What about the lights? A magical atmosphere…

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To get more inspiration and see more pictures see our Pinterest profile!

Follow My Italian Wedding’s board Polka Dot Wedding Inspiration on Pinterest.

Credits: Brigitte Bardot, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Long dress, Detail lace, 50s dress, shoes with socks, beaded flats, 50s polka dot shoes, veil, gloves, Acacia flowers bouquet, dried flowers Boutonnière, black eyed anemones bouquet, lace tablecloth, brown tablecloth with white dots, round table with lace tablecloth, pink cake, polka dot menu, layered cake, bunting banner, lights, letters.

Fashion tip: what to wear on your honeymoon

Posted on June 8th, 2015 by Silvia

Hi ladies!
We all love this period of the year and we are all focused on the last details of the plannings … The final rush is for sure the most stressful!
And what about after the wedding? The first trip as a married couple….wonderful!
Thinking of the sun and the sea, today I will share with you some ideas of what to wear on your honeymoon or just for your holiday…
When I first thought of this topic I immediately imagined our sponsor Grazia’lliani 2015 collection.

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After midnight…

For the night a fresh and comfortable underwear but at the same time with a touch of sexiness can’t be missed in your suitcase as a newlywed. I love the use of the natural fabrics and the unique details as the polka dot lace and the low back.

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At the beach…

Check out these stunning swimming suits…I absolutely love them!
The high waist and the detail of the orchid in the upper piece are so elegant..
Grazia’lliani beachwear has an unique and sophisticated retro style thanks to the peculiar shapes and fabrics. Their dresses are a perfect fit both for the day at the seaside or for an aperitivo in the evening.

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Find out all pieces of the 2015 Collection of Grazia’lliani or if you are already in love with these products get them now at the online store!