Style Brief – Villa Cetinale autumn wedding

posted in: Real Weddings, Style Brief, Tuscany at 3:00, Sunday 12th February

Style Brief - SposiamoVi

Brooke & Umut are classic New Yorkers – their style is both uptown and downtown. They have super sophisticated taste, from food and wine to fashion, art and design. Their wedding subtly reflects this cultural sensitivity by incorporating touches of their favorite things, while remaining elegant and chic. Here’s how we achieved the perfect style!

WELCOME COCKTAIL

Two large gold lanterns on columns are placed on each side of the entrance gate. A light welcome drink is served in front of the villa – the bar is decorated with as simple green garland.

Welcome cocktail Villa Cetinale - SposiamoVi

WEDDING CEREMONY MOOD

Imagine a slightly softer color palette for the ceremony, with rustic seating, soft natural flowers and petals lining the aisle where the bride will walk under the trees towards the guests. Vintage chandeliers hang along the center of the tree aisle walkway..

BROOKE WORDS

CEREMONY DETAILS

Autumn wedding at Villa Cetinale

Tree aisle lined with vintage chandeliers - simple but stunning! Aisle covered with multicolor rose petals.

Tree aisle lined with vintage chandeliers – simple but stunning!
Aisle covered with multicolor rose petals.

Wedding ceremony gardens of Villa Cetinale - Design SposiamoVi

Vintage table set up before the browns of chairs, with beautiful blackboard sign asking for an unplugged ceremony, basket of programs, handkerchiefs and a bouquet of flowers. Iron chairs with soft cushions for attending guests.

Paper cones with bright petals for the post-vow toss handed out before the ceremony

STATIONERY IDEAS

Classic stationary style with a twist: colored ink and/or bright paper, hand painted illustrations with a taste of Tuscany.

Tuscan Inspired wedding invitaion

Ceremony programs

Villa Cetinale wedding ceremony details - Design SposiamoVi

BRIDAL PARTY

Bridesmaids in unique red floor length dresses look amazing!

Bridesmaids red floor lenght dress

Groom and Groomsmen, confident in their style, accessorized tastefully and have fun while looking good!

Groomsmen at Villa Cetinale Tuscany

groomsmen bottonholes - Wedding design SposiamoVi

WEDDING APERITIF MOOD

It’s time to mingle, sip and nibble. Old-fashioned lawn games and other interactive areas like a photo booth and guest book entertain guests. Cozy lounge areas are perfect for those looking to relax and enjoy the atmosphere…and their cocktail.

welcome cocktail at Villa Cetinale - Design SposiamoVi

The wooden bar table is decorated with a wood table and ruby runners plus vases of wild, organic flowers. Seating chart for a long table was calligraphed on a mirror.

seating chart on mirror - Villa Cetinale, Tuscany

WEDDING DINNER MOOD

For a unique statement that complements the villa and surroundings, we suggested rustic wood tables with a rich, silk runner,  and bright organic flowers, incorporating local seasonal fruits like persimmons and of course lots of candles.

Outdoor wedding reception at Villa Cetinale

DINNER TABLE

A long table positioned between the cypress trees in a crystal tent, crystal chandeliers hang over the full length of the table.

A reclained wood table with a rich, wide, velvet runner is a study in contrasts. Wild, natural, colorful flowers and fruit in low gold and crystal urns in different heights with gold and glass candleholders & votives. Pretty bread plates, classic gold rimmed white dinner plates, bright silk runner lays asymmetrically on the table, gold plated cutlery, bright napkins

burgundy tablescape styled by SposiamoVi

Autumn tuscan styled wedding - SposiamoVi

CAKE CUTTING

Red velvet wedding cake decorated in the preferred style.

red velvet wedding cake - SposiamoVi

Let’s plan your memorable wedding at Villa Cetinale. Get in touch!

 

Event Planning and Design Weddings by SposiamoVi

Photography: LisaPoggi Photography

Videography: Marco Caputo films

Catering:  Galateo Ricevimenti

Flowers: TuscanyFlowers

Location: Villa Cetinale

Calligraphy Betty Soldi

Muah: Lara Navarrini

Lights  Jdevents Srl

Bridal Dress Mika Inatome Custom Bridals

Groom suit Yves Saint Laurent

See the full story:

http://www.vogue.com/13433871/weddings-brooke-devard-smith-umut-hilmi-ozaydinli-tuscany/

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