Italian comedy-drama, La Dolce Vita, one of the most critically acclaimed films of all time showcasing a man’s journey through the “sweet life” of Rome in a fruitless search for love and happiness. But, what happens when you interpret this popular theme into one of lavish romantic Tuscany wedding inspiration? Pure magic, that’s what. One that combines love, glamour and stunning Italian landscapes. Cindy Salgado Wedding Design & Events is the visionary behind this La Dolce Vita splendor. Inspired by Frederico Fellini’s cinematic masterpiece, this team weaved an extravagant translation into the scene taking place at the regal estate of Villa Reale di Marlia, located near Lucca, in the heart of Tuscany. Adrian Wood Photography and brilliant videographer Luigi De Gregorio perfectly capture every moment, transporting us to a time that is truly La Dolce Vita. Sit back and let your wanderlust take hold as you soak up this fabulous editorial.
Lavish Romantic Tuscany Wedding Inspiration
Villa Reale di Marlia is a magnificent 16-acre property that hosts some of the most glorious gardens and rich history of Italy. Once playing host to Napoleon’s sister and Duchess of Lucca, Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi, during the 19th century. Dario and Viviana from Dario Benvenuti Florals worked with a soft blush color palette for the exquisite floral design beginning with one show stopping bouquet. Luxurious décor provided by Bottega di Corte created an atmosphere charged with a 60’s extravagance. Special attention was paid to tables which were laden with sweet treats and cakes created by Marisa from Sugarcups. Wearing a show stopping Alessandra Rinaudo gown the bride steps out in a striking bridal style reminiscent of the 1960’s with hair and makeup by Patry Wedding Makeup & Hairstyle. Channeling a blended expression of glamour and romance. A vintage Alfa Romeo of Sprintage added a subtle elegance as an authentic centerpiece to the La Dolce Vita experience. Custom designed stationary added a further stylish touch to the overall theme created by Atelier Invitations. This lavish romantic Tuscany wedding inspiration certainly feeds a destination bride’s vision of grandeur with Italy as the backdrop – along with our own desire to travel. Maybe we will also just have to cue up an old classic movie, La Dolce Vita!