An Italian Wedding In Mykonos

Posted by on March 28th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Hello to our wonderful brides and grooms to be!

It’s no secret that Stella and I (and the whole team really) absolutely ADORE weddings in Mykonos. And when that destination wedding happens to be an uber-romantic Italian soiree, well we know we’re in for a treat!

The wedding of Anna and Beppe was a true Italian spirited celebration. It’s a goldmine of wedding goodies where bright color, wonderful Mykonos scenery and gorgeous details are everywhere in sight. The wedding took place at the gorgeous Chapel of Santa Marina Resort overlooking Ornos Bay. Prosecco, ouzo and local delicacies followed whilst gazing at the beautiful sunset. The venue embodied the easy elegance the couple had imagined uniquely paired with true Mykonos cosmopolitan flair. The dinner reception progressed into a fun-filled evening on the beach and under the stars with AC Milan fans (from the brides side) singing football hymns to southern Italy foot ball funs (for the groom’ side). Guests refused to ‘call it a night’ and venue had to call in for extra drink supplies as dancing continues until sunrise.

Be sure to watch the whole day (and night) unfold in this short video and dream of Mykonos summer days (and nights).

Wedding in Mykonos Island // Anna and Beppe // Video teaser from WedFilms Cinematography on Vimeo.

For the full photo gallery click here!

Moscha

The Wedding Style by Grace Ormonde Feature

Posted by on March 24th, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Good day to all!

We are o-so-thrilled to share with you our feature on Wedding Style by Grace Ormonde for the second time.  When this prestigious wedding blog & magazine informed us they loved the photos of Rosemary and Paul’s wedding we just couldn’t stop smiling. And how can one not love these photos?  Oia is indeed a dream wedding destination and Kirini Suites sets the perfect backdrop for an intimate ceremony and gala dinner.

Rosemary and Paul were one of those couples that are best described as Tranquil and over-the-top Kind! Our team not only enjoyed the planning process but also thrilled to discover how ‘tenderly in love’ they are with each other. Thanking them both for their trust and for choosing to tie the knot in the Greek Islands! Click here for the full story on Grace Ormonde Wedding Blog.

See below every last gorgeous moment captured amazingly by Nikos P. Gogas and dream away! Summer is just around the corner!

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Moscha

Intimate Santorini Wedding

Posted by on March 6th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Greetings from the Greek Islands.

Spring has arrived and is here to stay whilst summer is just around the corner. So why not dream of these endless summer days by looking at photos of destination weddings?

More and more couples decide to have an intimate destination wedding. The reasons are so many: escape in exotic locations, celebrate with those nearest & dearest to the couple, avoid stereotypical wedding style back home, and so many more. And what destination could provide a more amazing backdrop for such a unique celebration, other than Santorini & Kirini Suites?

The wedding of Laurence and Melissa is a truly beautiful celebration with unabashed elegance and simplicity. We are also thrilled to see this wedding featured on Belle & Chic blog.

Thank you to George Pahountis for the breathtaking photos.

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Moscha

Sweet & Romantic Spring Wedding in Santorini

Posted by on February 28th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Greetings to all!

Looking for a reason to jet off to a far away land, a wonderful little paradise for saying your I Do’s? Then look no further than the wedding below in the Greek Island of Santorini!

There is just ‘something’ super romantic about Santorini weddings. The landscape, the dramatic volcanic cliffs. the insanely gorgeous sunset all work magically together for a truly romantic destination I Do. The lovely girls at Love4Weddings just featured some of the very best moments of one such wedding: Olivia & Justin’s Sweet & Romantic Spring Wedding in Santorini.  We are thrilled to see these beautiful images by Thanos Asfis tell the story of this destination wedding weekend.

The bride, who is of Greek descent, wanted her romantic spring wedding to take place on the island that is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Before ‘tying the knot’, the happy couple hosted a wonderful sailing cruise and rehearsal dinner for family & friends to express their appreciation for travelling from so far away.

The ceremony was held at the Cathedral Church in Fira followed by a reception on a gorgeous Estate in Imerovigli. Read all the wonderful details on the Love4Weddings blog and get inspired! It’s sophisticated and fun, intimate and elegant and all kinds of pretty.

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Moscha

Welcoming Wedding Guests

Posted by on January 30th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Hello to our wonderful couples!

Today I am sharing with you a wonderful day in photos that are not wedding photos. You will surely agree with me they are truly inspiring and remind us of the real meaning of marriage and bringing families together.

Destination Weddings are so much fun. Actually they are more than fun; they are full of excitement, cheerfulness and joy. The focus is mostly on the wedding day itself but Destination Weddings have other events planned around the wedding day. Either to thank guests for making the effort to travel miles away from home, introduce family and friends who have never met before or simply because the couple want to spoil their guests with parties, candlelit dinners or sailing to explore the place they are getting married.

We want to share with you the wonderful day we planned for Olivia and Justin’s family and friends as it was one of the best guest experiences we’ve had the pleasure of putting together.  It’s usually referred to as ‘The Rehearsal Dinner’ but this was more than just a dinner. It was a day of pure fun!  What was so lovely about planning this ‘Welcoming Wedding Guests event’ was how specific the couple were about the experience they wanted their guests to have.  For example… their love for Greek Food and Greek Music.

So we chose to start with a morning cruise around the volcanic isles of Santorini which also included Greek Meze and Syrtaki on board.

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In the evening guests were surprised with a candlelit dinner in a 400-year old canava; cave like building where the locals made wine.  And to top it all up live music with Tsabouna: the traditional Greek Bagpipe which certainly set the tone for the rest of the evening….actually the wedding itself as guests would not let the musicians stop playing.

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This was, for both families, their way of expressing who they are through the whole day’s celebrations.  And it was a fabulous day! Thank you to Thanos Asfis for the exceptional images.

 

Moscha

Sunfilled Spring Wedding

Posted by on January 28th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Greetings from the Greek Islands!

I know most of you are dreaming of beautiful weather and sunny days in the Greek Islands. And those planning their destination wedding I Do are certainly looking for ideas.

Here’s how to get inspired: fall head over heels for this gorgeous wedding.  Fall madly in love with the chic and sophisticated style, the simple yet elegant flowers and the stunning bride and groom who really made the effort to follow the photographer around ‘off the beaten track’ Santorini.

Jay & Regina’s Sunfilled Spring Wedding in Santorini was also featured on Belle & Chic - Stylish Mediterranean Weddings  (for the full post click here).

See it all  below captured by the ever talented Chris Spira.

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Wedding Planning & Design: http://www.stellaandmoscha.com/

Wedding Reception: www.aressana.gr

Wedding Ceremony: http://www.danavillas.net

Photography: www.chrisspiraphotography.com

Moscha

Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014

Posted by on January 13th, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Hello, 2014!

Happy New Year to all of you! We hope you all spent the holidays with lots of sparkle and looking forward to a great year ahead. Maybe some engagements happened too? If so, congratulations!

We are excited to announce that for the second year in a row we have been awarded WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 (Formerly known as the Bride’s Choice Awards). Proudly presenting our new badge – just received from the wonderful Wedding Wire team:

Award Winning Wedding Planner for Greece

 The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards is awarded to the Top 5% Wedding Professionals throughout the world.

-Given to wedding professionals who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism within the wedding industry, as determined by past clients

-Winners fall in the top five percent of the WeddingWire local vendor community, comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout North America and abroad

-Winners represent more than 20 service categories – from wedding planners to wedding venues and photographers

-Winners are recognized based on the reviews they receive from newlyweds and their overall professional achievements (WeddingWire boasts more than one million wedding reviews, collected directly from newlyweds)

This wouldn’t have been possible without our wonderful Brides & Grooms who chose to celebrate with us in Greece the most important day of their lives. Thank you for being so amazing and allowing us to share your experience!

We’ve got SO many exciting destination weddings being planned for the new year, as we speak! So watch out for further inspiration in the coming months.

Happy 2014!

 

Moscha

Trend Alert: 2014 Wedding Trends That Inspire Us

Posted by on December 17th, 2013 | Leave a comment

Greetings to all wonderful brides (and grooms)!

As this year is coming to an end, we’re finding ourselves looking ahead to what’s in store for 2014. And we know our brides are on the look out for that unique idea to style their dream Greek Island Wedding. We always keep our eyes open for the next big thing, and sifting through gorgeous bridal shows and photos of real weddings has given us some great insight on what’s to come. The trends for 2014 weddings are playful yet elegant, spectacular (somewhat dramatic) and fun. Here’s what happening this year!

1 ) Wedding Décor

We spotted a tendency to move away from the ‘everything matching’ style in favor of a much more eclectic decor scheme. Mixing elements of contrasting styles creates a look that’s fresh and truly unique. You might be pairing vintage style lounge furniture with sleek modern chairs, for example, or use linens with bold patterns: from chevrons and quatrefoils to florals and geometric shapes. Patterns are a great way to bring color and dimension into the reception decor scheme. Think about the spectacular contrast of these patterns against the ‘white washed’ venues whilst planning your wedding in Greece.

2014 Wedding Trends

 photo The Nichols Studio

Wedding Table Style

 photo Bella Sposa Bride

Table Decor

photo Ashley Ludaescher via 100 Layer Cake

 2) Wedding Dresses

Dramatic veils, 1920’s-inspired & and open-backed gowns and lush Lace; the season is about statement makers. Wedding dresses that sit just above the knee are also having a moment under the bridal fashion spotlight. With the use of lace, draped tulle and striking necklines, they still have that much sought after ‘wow’ factor; just perfect for destination weddings!

Wedding Dress Trends

 source by: Marchesa

Wedding Gowns for 2014

source by: Angel Sanchez

Dramatic Wedding Dresses

source: Yasmine Yaya Couture

Weddings in Greece

 photo Vangelis Beltzenits | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

3) What about the Groom?

The classic bow tie is slowly making a comeback for grooms as a popular choice over the tie. There are some great modern bow ties out there that ‘adventurous grooms’ will sure find inspiring.

Groom Style

 photo George Pahountis | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

4) Pantone Color of the Year

Perfect for your “something blue,” Pantone has selected it’s top color for 2014 — Dazzling Blue! We think it resembles the blue in our logo and are loving it.  From your wedding shoes to linens, bridesmaids dresses & wedding cakes, there is no shortage of ways to incorporate this dazzling shade into your wedding palette!

Greek Island Weddings Blue Theme

source: Lady Clever

Dazzling Blue Cake

source: Charm City Cakes

Dazzling Blue Wedding Bag

 photo Eva Rendl | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

Santorini Blue Wedding

source: Corbin Gurkin

And remember: Don’t incorporate a trend because it’s hot. Think outside the box and incorporate a trend that is a unique reflection of you and your tastes. Sooo looking forward to our upcoming weddings!

 

Warm Island Greetings,

 

Moscha

Protestant Wedding in the Greek Islands

Posted by on November 20th, 2013 | Leave a comment

Greetings to all our wonderful Brides-To-be (ok and Grooms!). This time of year most of you are snowed under with work and winter holiday plans and are not into full wedding-planning mode. So a bit of inspiration and ‘postcard pretty’ wedding photos will make the start of your week so much ‘sunnier’!

It is hard to describe this destination wedding in just a few words. Why? Because it had everything! Modern details mix and mingle with a truly spiritual ceremony conducted by the couple’s Pastor who flew in from Germany.  Original 1920’s & 1940’s Ford & Mercedes cars meet colorful Tuk Tuk’s all the way from Thailand, white mules & donkeys for the happy couple, and last but not least: a concert stage built for Michael Sembello who flew in from the US to perform live one of the bride’s favorite songs: She is a Maniac!

The details and fun we had with Jana in planning this celebration of love is beyond words. The couple just love everything about Santorini Island! They have been visiting Katikies The Hotel in Oia for years (and know all staff names by heart), have discovered the finest restaurants & tavernas-love everything about Greek Cuisine- and are passionate about the simplicity and elegance of the Greek Islands;

These are just some of the reasons that made them choose to start their Husband & Wife Journey in a unique and fun way on the island. It’s the kind of day where every last person is having the time of their life. It will only take one peek at the images below from Andrea & Marcus and XOAndrea to see why this wedding just had to grace our blog pages. Enjoy!

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Weddings Dress: Tailored in Berlin, Brides design using Valentino lace

Bride’s Shoes: Sergio Rossi

Groom’s Suit: Tailored in Switzerland

Florist: Robert Koene – www.robertkoene.com

Welcome Reception & Ceremony: Katikies The Hotel www.katikieshotelsantorini.com

Wedding Reception: Theros Wave Bar

Sound & Light and Concert Stage: Black Rock Studio – Santorini

Support Band: 48 Hours

Vintage Cars; www.weddingvintagecars.com/site/

Tuk Tuk Vehicles: www.tuktuk.gr

Catering: www.intercatering.gr

Fireworks, white custom bar, beach set up, balloons: www.pro-support.gr

Phoographer: www.andreaandmarcus.com & www.xoandrea.com

Wedding Planning & Design: www.StellaAndMoscha.com

 

Warm Island Greetings,

Moscha

Popular Island Wedding Themes

Posted by on October 9th, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Greetings from the (still) summery and sun-kissed Greek Islands.  I know that you beautiful brides-to-be are currently thinking about the wedding theme “and the perfect dress to go with it”! Barefoot beach elopement versus a Castle Wedding or maybe a Grecian Inspired fete?  

 A wedding wouldn’t be complete without a theme. Whether you are both very traditional or far from it, there is a theme out there that is perfect for you! Here are some popular wedding themes that never fade! Here is the valuable contribution from Simply Bridal to help you out:

 Castaway

If you’ve ever wanted to be stranded in Paradise, this is a wedding theme for you! This theme has minimal decorations and is almost fuss-free. Celebrate your wedding intimately with just a few close friends and have your ceremony right on the beach! Then kick off the festivities with a driftwood fire right on the sand.

 Barefoot Weddings

photo George Lizardos | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

 Storybook Romance

Many little girls have dreamed of getting married in a castle! The Venetian Castle on Naxos makes it reality. You’ll feel like you’ve time travelled back to the Age of Chivalry in this lovely eight hundred year house in a picturesque Medieval town.

 Medieval Venue

photo Ippokratis Alexiou | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

Fit for the Gods

If you or your fiance love Greek mythology and Homer, pick a historically significant island like Rhodes. Rhodes once contained the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world! Today, it also contains several luxury hotels so you can feel like Zeus and Hera.  Also, consider incorporating Greek stories into the fabric of your wedding such as table names for the reception meal.

 Luxury Hotels

photo by Segerius Bruce Photography | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

Everything Blue

Something new, something old, something borrowed, and something blue! Everyone has heard of this classic rhyme. While most brides incorporate a bit of blue into their wardrobe, you can also include the deep blue of the ocean or the light blue of the sky!  Santorini is especially famous for its gorgeous waters and air.

 Wedding Shoes

 photo Antonis Eleftherakis | Event planning and design StellaAndMoscha

 Choosing your dress must certainly reflect your wedding theme. This week I came across some wonderful wedding dresses I wanted to share with you from Simply Bridal – perfect match for the Greek Islands. 

 SimplyBridal in an online retailer of quality wedding dresses, bridesmaid gowns, and wedding accessories.

Grecian style wedding

photo by Simply Bridal 

Are you planning an island wedding with a different theme? Please share it with us. We’d love to hear about it!

Warm island greetings, 

Moscha

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