A Roman Fairytale: Melissa and Lorenzo’s Indian Wedding
The Indian wedding is not only a day celebration, but a series of traditions that are celebrated together with the whole family. Their wedding weekend started with a welcome dinner, that was held on one of the most beautiful terraces in Rome, the “Parco dei Principi.” The second day the wedding was held at Villa Aurelia. The weekend of celebrations ended with a casual brunch in a typical Roman “trattoria” with the closest family members.
For the wedding, Melissa wore a beautiful red wedding dress, enriched with golden jewelry. The bride decorated her hands with “henna,” also known as “Mehndi,” the beautiful drawings symbolizing paisley and floral patterns.
Nicole Sparvieri designed a wedding project with bright colors, full of lilar roses and gold details: the ceremony took place in one of the main gardens of Villa Aurelia, where the gold and red “Mandap” was decorated. It’s a secret structure that symbolizes growth and well-being as based on 4 pillars that are believed to represent the couple’s parents who will support the marriage with their love and blessing.
After the ceremony, guests enjoyed the cocktail hour in the “Italian Garden” of the villa.
The wedding reception ended with a delicious “millefoglie” wedding cake cut, and after the bride and groom’s first dance, all guests enjoyed the party that lasted until the early morning.