Joyce and Alain reside in the extraordinary land of Dubai and knew they wanted nothing short of extraordinary for their wedding, so they chose to have an Italian destination wedding! The lovely Lebanese couple paired with The Tuscan Wedding to create the lavish wedding of their dreams! The love birds hosted a pizza party the evening before their big day to welcome all of their loved ones who had traveled thousands of miles to celebrate the union of the two. This grand evening was held in Villa Artimino’s gorgeous garden which offers the most incredible views of the Tuscan countryside. There was a delightful selection of three savory pastas and four pizzas, and a rich tiramisù to end the evening in preparation for the big day!
Joyce looked so stunning in her elegant strapless A-line gown with the most romantic lace details – and we cannot forget about her amazing lace veil that matched this dress so perfectly! Giulia Cresci created a beautiful bridal look with a soft smoky eye, wavy hairstyle and a beautiful crystal hairpiece to add some sparkle! Each bridesmaid looked magnificent as they all wore the same shade of maroon, yet all looked so unique with different elegant dress styles.
A work of art is what the bridal bouquet was – luscious white, ivory, blush, peach and maroon florals with a touch of greenery from the lovely Flowers Living. The team of talented florists dressed both sides of the aisle in delicate white rose petals and dreamy candles! The most exquisite floral touch was the ravishing white, ivory and maroon floral arrangements at each end of the altar. The charming couple wanted a Traditional Maronite church wedding, and surely had the most heart-felt one! The pair partook in the crowning ceremony where the priest crowns each of them briefly, this symbolizes the glory and honor bestowed upon them. The captivating ceremony ended when the couple shared the most memorable kiss ever! Guests showered the beautiful couple in sweet white and maroon rose petals as they exited the ceremony! The happiest newlyweds rode out of the ceremony in style in a fabulous vintage car thanks to Noleggio Limousine Toscana!
The lovely guests were brought to Villa Artimino’s enchanting garden for aperitif. Guests indulged in the delicious Tuscan starters prepared – an assortment of meats and cheeses, breads and vegetable salads, mixed canapes and little pizzas. What a tasty way to begin the exquisite evening! The Tuscan Wedding created the most elegant reception for the lovely couple! The room was so dreamy – romantic gold and ivory drapery with maroon accents and magical golden candles everywhere! To make for the most extraordinary evening ever The Tuscan Wedding arranged for such breathtaking twinkling details to leave all guests in awe – spectacular crystal chandeliers were suspended by fantastic decorative greenery arches that lavishly lit up every table so perfectly. Villa Artimino provided the most delectable dinner ever.
Guests were served a delicious three course meal starting with flavorful cheese and pear fagottini with taleggio cheese sauce. Next guests were given an appetizing risotto dish with mushrooms. For the main course, a savory beef fillet with balsamic vinegar sauce paired with roasted rosemary potatoes, spinach and carrot pudding. Last but not least dessert! Sweet lemon and strawberry sorbet were provided before the incredible wedding cake! A delicious 3-tier white tulle cake with Chantilly cream and wild berries – yum!
After dessert, guests relocated to the dance floor. Wedding Music and Lights did an outstanding light design as always creating the most marvelous atmosphere for the couple to enjoy their romantic first dance. Matthew DJ kept guests dancing the night away with his amazing playlist until his very last song. The couple provided a photo booth with fun props for all guests to take photos and keep as a memento of this extraordinary wedding weekend! Nataly Montanari and Milaneschi Films captured this magnificent evening so perfectly for the couple to have sentiments of this evening to cherish forever!
Joyce and Alain are truly soulmates, we wish the two of you nothing but happiness for all of eternity! Our team is so grateful to have worked with such a gracious couple to create a wedding they will always remember.