Erica and Johan ~ a Wedding in Italy


You can find more photos and details from the Bride in the feature on Style Me Pretty.

Beautiful wedding invitations inspired by the Jules Verne “Extraordinary Voyage” collection.

A view of Lake Garda from Hotel La Vittoria Garda, Italy.

The Groom wore a suit and shoes by.

The Groom awaits his Bride outside the Hotel Miro Verona, Italy.

The Bride gets ready at Hotel La Vittoria Garda, Italy.

A Bride getting ready at the Hotel La Vittoria.

The Bride wore shoes and a custom made gown by Daniela Miska

A portrait of the Bride before the ceremony in Verona, Italy.

The Bride and Groom just before their first look

A sweet moment and the Bride's bouquet.

The Bride and Groom take a walk through the town of Garda in Verona, Italy.

Onlookers clap as the Bride and Groom walk along Lake Garda.

A wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni

The couple hung cones of rice from an olive tree for guests to throw as they exit the ceremony.

Topiaries lined the Isle and beautiful Floral arrangements framed the couple as the exchanged vows

The Bride and Groom hold hands during their wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

A wedding ceremony at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

The happy couple exchange vows at Chiesa di San Giovanni.

Guests walk from the ceremony to Hotel Gardesana for cocktails and refreshments.

The newlyweds stroll along Lake Garda in Verona, Italy.

Post-ceremony cocktail hour at Albergo Gardesana.

The Couple and their guests walked through the town of Torri del Benaco to the cocktail reception at Hotel Gardesana.

The Couple shares a kiss amidst the castle lemon grove in Torri del Benaco.

The harbor is a beautiful view for the reception cocktail hour in Torri del Benaco.

Topiaries strung with ribbon decorate the entrance for the reception at Ristorante ai Beati, Garda.

The castle lemon grove in Torri del Benaco is a beautiful place for portraits of the Bride and Groom.

Champaign is chilling for the wedding reception at Ristorante ai Beati.

Reception place cards were hung from DIY carousel in keeping with the carnivalesque theme.

Guests were served a five course dinner on the terrace of Ristorante ai Beati.

A beautiful view from the terrace of Ristorante ai Beati.

Guests are welcomed with drinks and a finger food buffet in the Garden at Ristorante ai Beati.

The floral arrangements are moved from the ceremony to decorate the reception.

Garden reception at Ristorante ai Beati in Garda, Italy.

an Italian wedding photographed by Susan Dean Photography.

The bride chose beautiful custom etched wood table markers for the reception.

The view of the green Italian countryside from Ristorante ai Beati.

Susan Dean Photography is a destination wedding photographer that travels to Italy.

A very happy couple dances for the first time as husband and wife.

Ceremony: Chiesa di San Giovanni in Torri del Benaco (VR) Italy / Refreshments: Hotel Gardesana in Torri del Benaco (VR) Italy / Reception:Ristorante ai Beati, Garda (VR) Italy / Event Coordination: Laura Bravi of Trendinozze / Floral Design: Il Fiore all’Occhiello / Cinematography: Origami Videography / Wedding Invitations + Menus: Design by Bride & Groom, Consulting by Kelly Gold + Printing by Card und Label / Save-the-Dates: Hello! Lucky / Stamp Favors, Wooden Laser-Cut Invitation Labels + Table Names: Rob Sandall of Bullfrog Graphics / Music: Monica’s Quartet + Ranieri via Sposi e Musica / Accommodations: Hotel La Vittoria in Garda (VR) Italy / Custom Wedding Dress: Daniela Miska of Milla Miska / Bride’s Shoes: Miss Albrights via Anthropologie / Hair: Parrucchiera Stile Ste, Volargne (VR) Italy / Groom’s Suit: Cafe Costume / Groom’s Shoes: Cole Haan

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  1. Della


  2. Johan

    Thanks again Susan for the wonderful pictures and fantastic memories! Both Erica and I treasure them forever closely to our hearts.

  3. Charles

    So Beautiful!! Your photos are amazing

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