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Five wedding decorations styles: which style are you?

Planning and organising in every detail the most important event of your life as a couple will certainly be one of the most exciting moments ever, but it could also be a source of stress. To truly enjoy your special day, rely on the experts at Wedding in Valdichiana who will follow you step by step in every stylistic choice, such as the wedding decorations. Colours, flowers, decorations, mise en place, wedding stationery… That’s right, every element of the wedding must follow a precise style!

Today, let’s take a look at 5 timeless styles for decorations on the big day:

    If you are a lover of timeless elegance, the kind that never goes out of fashion, or rather remains eternal thanks to its classic appeal, we at Wedding in Valdichiana recommend you opt for decorations in sober colours (white, beige, dove grey, powder pink) and clean lines, such as high candelabras, jewel lamps, silver cutlery, crystal glasses, organza or chiffon bows on chairs and napkins and finally white roses, both in the church and on the table.
    If we say the word ‘vintage’, we immediately imagine retro-style decorations, plucked from the cupboards of grandmothers and aunts. And indeed, in order to breathe the atmosphere of times gone by, we suggest opting for wax, china, antique suitcases, analogue cameras, books and silverware in sepia, antique pink and forest green.
    “Less is more’, especially for such an important and memorable event. If you also love simple and elegant things, you cannot help but opt for the minimal style. Yes to pastel colours, glass, linen and cotton, and arrangements that are not too large but extremely well cared for. Almost always, simplicity proves to be the best option!
    The country or rustic style is one of the most popular with bridal couples, because it is both chic and casual, and allows you to mix common objects such as wooden chairs, natural fabrics and straw baskets, with imperial tables, decorated glasses, fresh and colourful flowers, and sophisticated decorations.
    For an elegant and opulent wedding in the Baroque mood, red, purple, burgundy and violet, combined with gold, are a must. In addition, to make the reception refined and at the same time whimsical, we suggest mixing decorations with simple and modern lines, with small rich and over-decorated details (lace, inlaid objects, pearly or translucent elements), to find the right balance and avoid exaggerating.

Which of the 5 styles above would you choose? Email us now to let us know and let’s start planning the decorations for your big day together: hello@weddinginvaldichiana.com

Wedding Trends 2023: here’s all the news

The New Year has started, and if you’re planning to marry your better half in 2023, you can’t miss the new wedding trends! From gowns to décor, from catering to entertainment, in this article you will
find all the latest trends you need to know about and plenty of tips to make sure you don’t go wrong…

  1. SUSTAINABLE FREEDOM: in 2023 people will get married in intimate cerimonies, thus favouring few guests and the freedom to choose only what really makes the bride and groom happy, with regard to all the elements of the big day: dresses, flowers, decorations, invitations, locations… and so on!
  2. COLOURS & HAPPINESS: this year’s weddings will have one main protagonist: colour! In fact, one of the main trends for 2023 concerns hypercoloured floral arrangements both for the ceremony and for the reception. The most popular colours will be neutral and warm, minimalist and bold, extravagant and intense: from earthy colours, to pink, to aqua.
  3. CREATIVE MINIMALISM: whether we’re talking bridal bouquets or floral arrangements, 2023 will be the year of essential, small and refined compositions, favouring dried flowers and a green and bon ton style. Wedding stationery and tableau mariage will also be characterized by simple, yet romantic and creative, handcrafted elements, for both invitations and menus. Essentiality will also characterize place cards, tables’ numbers and names.
  4. VINTAGE STYLE: this year’s weddings will focus on retro elegance, as it pertains to both arrangements’ materials (glass, rattan and metal) and main colours featured in the wedding (beige, brown, cream). The other styles featured in this 2023 range from boho to shabby chic, favouring natural elements.
  5. SOPHISTICATED LOOKS: traditional total white gives way to sophisticated harmonies of contrasts, achieved with pastel floral motifs and three-dimensional decorations. As far as materials are concerned, the focus will be on refined and precious ones: organza, lurex, crushed silk.

If you want to find out more, contact the experts at Wedding in Valdichiana! We’ll be waiting for your emails at the following address: hello@weddinginvaldichiana.com.

Bridal Shoes: 5 Tips for Not Going Wrong

It goes without saying that the shoes you will wear on the most important day of your life are a fundamental detail of your Bridal Look, they will have to make the difference and be, not only gorgeous, but also super comfortable. Whether they are made-to-measure or purchased at the atelier, the important
thing will be the end result: to arouse the envy of all the guests! of course, this is a joke.

So here are some practical tips to keep in mind once you decide to take the plunge and find yourself choosing the perfect ones for your wedding dress!

1. TOTAL LOOK: wherever you decide to go to choose the shoes of your dreams, always take a sample of the fabric of your wedding dress with you, it will be a point of reference for finding the right shade of colour, staying on the same tone and completing the total look with harmony. Don’t forget to take them to the atelier to adjust the hem of your dress to the cm of your heel.

2. COMFORTABILITY FACTOR: the first element to test when wearing a shoe is its degree of comfort. If you feel any strange discomfort immediately, it could be an indication of a foot ache that will accompany you throughout the wedding day. For lovers of high heels, it is suggested to consider gel pads to be inserted under the sole of the foot or to join the penultimate two toes with a fleshcoloured adhesive plaster. If, on the other hand, you don’t want to ‘suffer’ and are looking for more comfort, you could opt for ballet flats, square heels or wedges, depending on the season.

3. AESTHETIC FACTOR: another super important element is clearly the aesthetic one. It is essential, in fact, to choose a type of shoe that is not only beautiful, but also suited to your style, that of the party and your physicality. The rules of bon ton suggest closed shoes of the same tone as the dress, the heel should be
medium and should not exceed the groom’s height. Finally, if the dress is very ornate and has flashy details, the shoes should be as simple as possible, vice versa for minimal dresses, you can consider a jewelled shoe.4. TRAINING: after buying the shoes, try wearing them at home every day for a few hours to make them as soft and comfortable as possible on the wedding day.

5. PEDICURE: a refined pedicure in neutral colours is a must for any bride, especially for those who opt for sandals or open shoes.

…. it’s your turn now! We are sure you will make the right choice and look wonderful. If you like, subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date…every new follower is a great joy for us!

Bridal trends 2023: the most beautiful wedding dresses to shine with elegance

The dress for the big day is the dream of many women and perhaps, with few exceptions, the most important dress. That’s why when the time comes to choose, it’s important to plan it in good time, face it with the utmost serenity, keep in mind a few “rules” of bon ton and gather as much information as possible on the fashion trends of the moment to adapt them to one’s own physique and taste, so you will look marvellous and impeccable!

According to etiquette, for example, one should not enter the church with bare shoulders and back. If the bride is fond of necklines, a shoulder cover or a fairly opaque veil can be considered. Following, however, the must-have trends for wedding dresses 2022, it emerges that:

1. The slightly daring above-the-knee short dress (finally) conquers the altars,surprising everyone;
2. The boho chic style is very much in vogue and makes the bride more casual, less constructed, without sacrificing sophistication;
3. Flowers are the undisputed stars of this season and decorate almost all the summer 2022 wedding dresses, especially in relief for a graceful and romantic effect. And it is immediately “Botticelli’s Spring”;
4. Pastel colours seem to be the most popular alternative for the less traditional bride who chooses a dress that is certainly original and delicate, but also a lot of fun!
5. The volumes become maxi, à la ‘Lady Diana’;
6. A retro taste pervades the catwalks, especially those of Chanel and Blumarine: flounces, puffed sleeves, fringes and little crowns in the hair immediately create a nostalgic effect and still captivate;
7. Tulle is by far the most widely used fabric and gives the dress breadth and dreaminess;
8. Maxi bows finish dresses and are artfully constructed, becoming the most important bridal details this season;
9. Lace never goes out of fashion and this year we have the proof: just think of Hailey Bibier’s mermaid gown by Off-White. Timeless;
10. Sustainability is the leitmotif of this year’s wedding and is reflected in the choice of ethical models made from recycled fabrics.

And you, have you already found your wedding dress or are you still looking for the perfect look to wear at the altar? Start shopping at least 5 months before your wedding with the experts at Wedding in Valdichiana! Just send an e-mail and you’re done: hello@weddinginvaldichiana.com.

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