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Edgy Sicilian Wedding By the Sea

The key words for this wedding are light, magic, and style. With their guests dressed in black, and the couple both in designer label white, plus having Mount Etna and the sea as their view, Giuliana and Buccio pulled off a frankly stunning looking day.

A real long-distance love story, the bride explained how they met, “I was in London, he was based in Milan. One day, we started chatting on a social network and it ended up with messaging and calling each other any time of every day. After a month, I booked a ticket to Milan for three days to understand more about this addictive relationship, and we both realised it was something big called ‘love’. Since then we’ve lived together in London for more than four years.”

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Spicy Italian Wedding in a Theatre With a Red Hot Chilli Pepper Bouquet

When you hear a wedding theme described as ‘spicy’, you obviously expect the palette to be full of fiery reds and siennas, but what you don’t expect is that the bouquet is actually made up of real red hot chilli peppers! The theme even extended to the bride’s hot orange coloured nails and spicy hued make up.

Silvia and Alan’s August wedding broke with south Italy’s tradition of marrying in a church. Instead, they held it in a theatre, followed by the reception at Hotel Bouganville Hill Resort. The ceremony was officiated by the bride’s aunt Assunta Dragonetti, and Silvia described it fondly as, “Informal, and so really funny. My parents were really excited. My father trembled while we were walking to the altar; I told him that I was the bride, not him!”

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