Elopements are becoming more popular with couples who like the idea of having a smaller wedding celebration. If you fancy don’t fancy getting married with everyone you have ever known around you, it doesn’t mean you can’t have an amazing celebration and style your day just how you always imagined. This romantic Italian wedding styled shoot took place at Count Ceconi Castle in the Arzino Valley, and it is spectacular.
Italy has long been one of the top destination choices for weddings and elopements abroad. It’s not too far to travel, the weather is amazing, and most of all it’s such a beautiful country. Making the most of the surroundings, the team created relaxed, romantic styling to showcase just how breathtaking your own Italian elopement could be. The details are simple yet elegant, and work beautifully with the muted tones of the colour palette.
The delicate styling details are so romantic; everything from the rustic-look wedding stationery to the pretty yet simple table place settings with small olive branches laid out over the delicate lace table runner.
The bride has a very relaxed style, the perfect choice to complement the natural surroundings. I adore her wedding dress by Halfpenny London – simple yet elegant. Together with a pretty lace bridal headband, sexy high-heeled sandals and a delicate floral bouquet (which matches the groom’s buttonhole and table floral arrangements), she has an almost boho look.
Enjoy browsing through these stunning pictures by Amanda Karen Photography…
Simple and Attainable
“This gorgeous Italian wedding shoot was set in the grounds of Count Ceconi Castle, in the heart of the Arzino Valley. We took inspiration from the stunning surroundings – the muted tones of the castle stone and breathtaking valley. The ethos was to bring a relaxed and modern feel to the historic traditional setting of the castle whilst keeping it simple and attainable for couples looking to elope to this stunning setting.
“The couple shared calligraphy penned notes, a romantic addition to a first look or personalised wedding vows. The calligraphy extended through to the travel-inspired stationery and the table décor. Rose wine accented the blush and natural tones of the table, with greenery and delicate florals taken from the castle grounds.”
Elegant and Whimsical
“The exquisite Kate Halfpenny gown with intricate lace detailing and floaty chiffon skirt added an elegant and whimsical air to the bride. Our groom was dashingly dressed in a Ted Baker suit and patterned shirt. This created a relaxed feel whilst maintaining the style and sophistication of an Italian wedding.
“The beauty of an Italian wedding is not just in the gorgeous surroundings and dreamy light. It’s celebrating your wedding outdoors, amongst the trees – Mediterranean nature at its finest.”
Photography: Amanda Karen Photography
Shoot Location: Count Ceconi Castle, Pielungo, Italy
Styling: White Feather and Co
Groom’s Suit: Ted Baker
Calligraphy: By Moon and Tide