• By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 11th April 2019
  • In Wedding in Venice

Wedding in Venice: A Fond Farewell to Palazzo Pisani Moretta

A client calls: “We’ve chosen the location! We would like a wedding in Venice”. After going through a list of potential venues, I tell her she will receive a list with the pros and cons of each to help her and her fiancé in their choice and, as she won’t be flying from the US […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 26th March 2019

Getting Married in Italy: The “Matrimonio Concordatario”

A “matrimonio concordatario” (literally, Concordat wedding) is, in Italian civil law, a Catholic marriage to which the state recognizes civil effects. It is regulated by article 8 of Italian law no. 121 of 25 March 1985 and article 4 of the Additional Protocol that forms an integral part of such agreement. Sounds complicated? This short […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 1st March 2019
  • In Wedding in Venice

10 Best Photo Spots for an Elopement in Venice

Venice is the romantic city by definition. In two or accompanied by their dearest, every year, millions of couples choose this city to elope. Though there are countless reasons for their decision, one of them certainly involves the many photoshoot options that the city has to offer. Of course, different couples have different priorities and […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 25th February 2019

Top Places to Get Married in Italy – My Favorite 5

The best places to get married in Italy? With so many amazing locations to tie the knot, one could spend years dreaming about the perfect spot! And though in the end, any of the countless options are sure to be a stunning setting to hold your nuptials, the following are definitely my all-time favorites… 1. […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 6th February 2019
  • In Anna & Giuseppe Wedding, Wedding in Lake Como

Wedding in Lake Como – Villa Regina Teodolinda – Part 2

Anna and Giuseppe Lake Como wedding took place on a hot, summer day at the end of August. In line with tradition, bride and groom bid each other good bye the day before, to prepare in two different locations and meet again at the ceremony: the bride stays at the main villa, while Giuseppe moves […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 1st February 2019
  • In Anna & Giuseppe Wedding, Wedding in Lake Como

Wedding in Lake Como – Villa Balbianello – Part 1

Anna and Giuseppe Anna had been a bridesmaid in one of my previous weddings on Lake Como, so contacting me was easy for her – as much as getting to know her better was for me! Initially, her idea was to get married in Tuscany or on Lake Garda. We therefore met in Pisa and […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 21st January 2019

Wedding Trends 2019

From Neutral and Matte to Bold and Shiny, Get Inspired by The Floral and Color Scheme Wedding Trends in 2019! Can you imagine a wedding without floral decorations? Flowers are a defining element to your bridal style. Vivid and vibrant flower cascades, lush greenery dotted with local blooms or single stems highlighted, floral decorations will […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 14th January 2019
  • In wedding in rome

An Unparalleled Destination Wedding in Rome – Villa Aurelia

Property of the American Academy in Rome since 1909, Villa Aurelia is a gem adorning the crest of the Janiculum Hill and a simply sublime venue for a grand (and panoramic) destination wedding in Rome! Welcomed by a century-old purple wisteria coiling up the gate, guests are enveloped by the scent of lavender and Mediterranean […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 2nd January 2019

Lake Como, The Ultimate Wedding Destination

MY VIEW ON WHAT MAKES LAKE COMO THE ULTIMATE WEDDING DESTINATION from a Lake Como Wedding Planner. If you are considering to choose Lake Como for your destination wedding in Italy, according to me these are the 3 reason for doing so: Scenery if your ideal backdrop is the view on the Lake (of course […]
  • By AlessiaSanta
  • Posted 10th December 2018

Winter Cocktail at Four Season, Milan

If you are looking for some inspiration for a winter wedding, or winter themed wedding let me share with you my yesterday night experience. I had the pleasure to be invited at the #urbanchalet cocktail at Four Season Milan, here the visionnaire and talented and ONE-OF-A-KIND Vincenzo d’Ascanio gives his interpretation of winter chalet. The […]