18 Oct 2014
A marriage ‘Country Chic’ for a love that goes beyond the boundaries
The restaurant ‘La Collina’ at Luogosano, in the province of Avellino, was the perfect setting for the wedding of multicultural Elisa and Juan Carlos, who for their wedding have chosen the theme ‘Country chic’. It comes through the local country roads surrounded by greenery and vineyards. Juan Carlos and Elisa are already husband and wife, have in fact celebrated their wedding in mid-May in the country of him in Mexico, but the desire to share their joy with family and friends who were unable to reach South America, them driven to ask the wedding planner Victoria Belmonte to organize here in Italy their wedding. Victory was inspired by the theme chosen by the couple but also to their history to organize this special day to the smallest detail. Elisa and Juan Carlos have known in Finland, where they were both for Erasmus and after having kept in touch even though there was an ocean to divide them, they began their history when they both went to the Netherlands to work, where I still live. Two huge sombrero adorned with wildflowers from the florist Mariarita Intorcia and a colorful ponchos are a tribute to the country of origin of Juan Carlos, a bicycle, an old suitcase and a beautiful globe recall the passion for travel that unites the couple. The tables for the reception were in fact entitled to each of the trips that Juan Carlos and Elisa have done as engaged, and the wedding planner Victoria and her collaborators Mary and Joan have created a special tableau on the old belief of the grandmother of Elisa on the wires were hung with clothespins wood pictures of engaged couples in the cities they have visited and next there were the escort card for each guest, with imprinted stamp created especially for the couple, showing the map of Italy and Mexico and their names. In the cupboard, as though we were in the grandmother’s kitchen, small jars of jam biological donated by the couple and the guests on the tables, for every guest, the heart-shaped cookies prepared by his mother, representing the bride and groom. On an old desk, a carboy ready to receive the messages of their loved ones. Elisa’s smile shone right from the morning, during the preparations in her home surrounded by olive trees, and the best moments of the day were immortalized by the photographer Luca Bottaro. Arrived at the venue, the couple, she almost was an actress of the fifties with a veil and a lovely short dress and her hair, his perfect gentleman, have walked the catwalk adorned with jars that had been put delicate wildflowers and lots It was the emotion of Juan Carlos, Elisa and their guests, although the marriage was already celebrated a week earlier. After the ceremony started the festival: the couple marched between soap bubbles, dancing followed by their friends and during lunch, the flavors of the country, a show of pinches, dance of our lands. Tradition but above all joy were therefore the ingredients that victory wedding planner was able to mix this marriage multicultural retro flavor.