Hailed as the city’s finest destination, the St Regis combines modern luxury with the charm and prowess of its timeless Italian architecture, surrounded by Venice’s flowing canals and looking out on famous sights such as the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute. Michelle and Eric knew it would be the perfect place to celebrate their Venice wedding in style. Here at Gianni Di Natale Photographers, it’s a pleasure to look back on this joyful and intimate wedding. Keep scrolling to immerse yourself in the beauty of Michelle and Eric’s Venice wedding day…

On the morning of their wedding the bride was awoken by the soft murmur of Venice’s lapping waters creating a gentle rhythmic heartbeat. I captured our bride Michelle outside as the sun cast golden hues across her face as Distinctive Italy Weddings checked every detail of their day was perfectly planned. Michelle looked calm as her bridesmaids helped her slip into her delightful gown. A corseted bodice of fine lace, embellished by thousands of hand sewn beads flowing to a waterfall waist cascading onto her grand white silk skirt. The radiant look was completed with an impressive veil held in her soft curled hair by a striking hair clasp. The groom looked timeless in a black suit and tie, a single white rose buttonhole was the perfect finishing touch to compliment his refined look.

The couple held their ceremony on the St Regis terrace overlooking Venice’s gleaming turquoise waters. Fiore all’Occhiello’s mesmerising florals transformed the aisle into a tapestry of greenery with bright blush and white flowers. The atmosphere was electric as Michelle entered filling the air with delicate florals aromas as she made her way down the aisle. Meeting her groom between a spectacular broken arch, luscious abundant florals framed the couple as they said their vows. I captured the couple say, “I Do” followed by rapturous applause as the couple’s friends and family rejoiced.

As the guests enjoyed luxurious fine Italian wines, I was treated to a unique Venetian experience and was whisked away with the couple on a private boat, the perfect way of documenting the unique wedding destination and those all-important solo shots. The couple looked effortless together enjoying this private excursion, holding hands as they took in their idyllic surroundings weaving through the narrow winding streets gliding by on a private voyage of love. Memories they can look back on time and time again, a moment in their wedding day, just for them, when time stopped.

The happy couple re-joined their guests to cut their impressive cake, traditional icing flowed around the edge of each layer, cascading like the waters flowing behind them. The backdrop changed effortlessly; the moon was high in the sky with the last of the suns glow still bright in the outstretching expanse behind the St Regis terrace. Soft Italian music filled the air, the melody like velvet created a dream like atmosphere. I documented the couple slowing swaying in a transfixed embrace, their loved ones onlooking captivated by the couple’s love story before joining them to dance, continuing the party as the sky above was ignited by millions of faint lights gently looking down on the wonderful occasion. The perfect picture of love and celebration.

A huge thank you to Michelle and Eric for choosing Gianni Di Natale Photographers to capture their eternal love story. We welcome you to get in touch if you would like to find out more about how we can capture your special day!

Photographer – @giannidinatale_photographers

Wedding Planner- @distinctive_italy _weddings

Flowers- @fioreallocchiello.it

Location- @stregisvenice

A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis
A voyage of eternal love in Venice for Michelle and Eric at the St Regis

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