An Ethereal Wedding in the Tuscany Countryside

An Ethereal Marriage ceremony within the Tuscany Countryside

Enrica Di Lorenzo, an orthodontist, and Andrea Flora, an oral surgeon, have been each finishing a medical internship program throughout November 2010 once they crossed paths. “Enrica was a shy and engaging younger lady, and for me, truthfully, it was love at first sight,” Andrea remembers.

Eight years later, Andrea determined to pop the query over the vacations. “After a romantic dinner in a restaurant at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele within the coronary heart of our metropolis Milan, he took me to one of many oldest cinemas within the metropolis with the excuse of seeing a film,” Enrica recollects. “However, to my shock, he screened a movie he created with the story of our most particular recollections collectively.” On the finish of the film was a proposal, and Enrica accepted in pure bliss. “I keep in mind that evening as probably the most romantic nights of my life,” the bride reminisces. 

The 2 acquired to planning their special occasion immediately, however with the onset of the pandemic, they needed to make a number of changes. “The toughest a part of planning the marriage was altering the date usually and maintaining the marriage challenge how we now have all the time dreamed of regardless of all the difficulties throughout that unsure interval,” the couple reveals. By counting on each other and their marriage ceremony planner, Stefania Guastini of Guastini Fashion, they have been capable of overcome the challenges of marriage ceremony planning throughout a pandemic. “It was an intense path, however with the valuable assist of Stefania Guastini, it turned a good looking journey,” they share.

On July 20, 2021, the pair lastly stated “I do” in entrance of 90 friends within the Tuscan countryside. “We had all the time dreamed of an intimate get together with household and our closest associates,” the couple says. “After the pandemic state of affairs, our concept turned stronger than ever.” Learn on to see how their romantic nuptials performed out, as deliberate by Stefania Guastini of Guastini Fashion and photographed by David Bastianoni.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


The couple established their marriage ceremony colour palette proper off the bat by incorporating ivory and sage hues into their stationery suite. To present friends a peek into their dreamy marriage ceremony location in Tuscany, they’d an illustration of their venues imprinted on deckle-edged paper.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Enrica and Andrea kicked off their marriage ceremony weekend with a scenic welcome get together. Whereas admiring the backdrop of rolling hills, friends dined at banquet tables coated in white linens and embellished with potted vegetation. On every chair was a customized towel favor, engraved with the Italian phrase, “Insieme ci garba,” that means “Collectively we prefer it,” so friends may have a memento to remind them of this special occasion.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


The bride evoked magnificence in a flowy ivory Jacquemus costume with a strappy again, which she topped off with an ornate gold headband. Andrea wore a beige linen swimsuit to commemorate the event.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Everybody spent the night eating, dancing, and anticipating the second when Enrica and Andrea would say “I do.”

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


On the morning of the marriage day, Andrea become a pointy navy blue Dior tuxedo and accessorized with jewellery that held sentimental worth. “I stored my father’s marriage ceremony ring, in order that day, I had him in my pocket and in my coronary heart,” the groom discloses.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Enrica needed a simple coiffure for her huge day, so she enlisted the perfect hairstylist to twist her strands into unfastened waves: her mom. For her make-up, the bride went with a fresh-faced look. “I stored the look pure with a glowy contemporary base that lasted all day and undetectable false lashes,” she notes. A spritz of Elixir d’Amour Parfums d’Elmar was the of entirety. 

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Though Enrica didn’t need an official bridal get together, she invited her finest associates to prepare along with her. All of them wore white button-up shirts whereas snapping images and making recollections.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Enrica donned a whimsical long-sleeve Luisa Beccaria robe with silk organza material and floral elaborations for the ceremony. She discovered the show-stopping costume at Mark Ingram Atelier whereas visiting New York along with her household. “That day, I noticed my second costume for the marriage, and I lived my American dream,” she gushes. Though Enrica fell in love with the robe the second she noticed it, “I made a decision that it was the one when my dad noticed it on me,” the bride shares. Enrica accomplished her apparel with powder pink satin pumps from Aquazzura.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


“The morning of the marriage, Andrea gave me a household ring of his grandmother’s,” Enrica says of the fragile gold bands. 

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


The bride’s all-white bouquet of daisies, roses, stephanotis, and different wildflowers matched her natural bridal type completely. A silk ribbon tied the association collectively.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


The duo remodeled the charming IAbbadia Isola church into essentially the most romantic location to swap vows. Glowing votive candles and a hedge of greenery and white roses, hydrangea, and larkspur lined the staircase resulting in the altar.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Enrica rode over to the church along with her dad in a classic automotive, so she may savor a personal second with him earlier than the ceremony.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Essentially the most touching second was when Enrica entered down the aisle.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


“Essentially the most touching second was when Enrica entered down the aisle,” Andrea displays. A string quartet performed “Gabriel’s Oboe” by Ennio Morricone whereas Enrica and her father made their approach to the altar.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


As a substitute of personalizing their nuptials, the couple adopted a conventional Catholic ceremony the place they acquired a blessing from the priest. 

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


As soon as the priest pronounced the pair husband and spouse, they walked again down the aisle to “Vita Nostra” by Ennio Morricone.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


After the ceremony, the newlyweds hopped into the traditional convertible, and Andrea drove them to the subsequent part of the marriage festivities. Neither one may comprise their pleasure that they have been lastly married!

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


However first, the twosome needed to take images to recollect this second. For anybody else planning a marriage, Enrica advises, “Let your dream information you, and belief the journey.”

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Enrica and Andrea created a real-life fairytale at Borgo Stomennano. An extended desk in a round form wrapped across the complete backyard, and an attention-grabbing runner of white taper candles, greenery, and white flowers radiated romance. Ornate chandeliers suspended from bushes and introduced a level of opulence to the setup.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


When the couple made their grand entrance into the reception, they have been amazed at how their imaginative and prescient got here to life. “Once I was a bit woman, I used to be very fascinated by marriage ceremony magazines and blogs,” Enrica explains. “I fell in love with Borgo Stomennano ever because the first time I noticed it and its particular lights and tree-lined avenue. It’s unimaginable that after I was dreaming up my marriage ceremony, I all the time had Borgo Stomennano in thoughts.”

Photograph by David Bastianoni


We tried to create an genuine environment made of affection and friendship.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


The lovers and their friends spent the night having fun with a conventional Tuscan menu whereas sipping on 4 totally different sorts of spritzes. “We tried to create an genuine environment made of affection and friendship,” the duo says of their reception.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


“I like reside music,” Enrica exclaims. So, it was solely pure that reside bands carried out all through the get together. A swing band performed throughout the aperitivo, an Italian marriage ceremony custom during which friends share a pre-dinner drink. For dinner, a French band set the temper.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


“We determined to have a show-stopping handmade millefoglie,” Enrica says of their dessert alternative. The lovebirds had the Italian custard and puff pastry cake topped with contemporary berries and dusted with powdered sugar. Pastry cream, strawberry, and darkish chocolate have been their flavors of alternative.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


On the finish of the evening, Enrica become a fringe mini costume with sparkly accents from Naeem Khan. DJ Pape, a DJ and saxophonist duo, performed whereas friends danced the evening away.

Photograph by David Bastianoni


Photograph by David Bastianoni


To conclude their epic marriage ceremony weekend, the newlyweds hosted a pool get together and farewell brunch. Enrica rocked a white crochet Luisa Beccaria costume whereas Andrea donned a yellow polo and khakis. Subsequent up on their agenda? Crusing via the Aeolian Islands in Italy for an unforgettable honeymoon.