Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland
Love Story: Cynthia and Jens didn't start as a love story. In fact, when they met in 2010 Cynthia was not feeling the romantic vibe. But, Jens refused to give up and by 2012 she gave him a chance. They chose to a magical setting for their big day. Their Piedmont wedding took place in a garden surrounded by vineyards, rich in wine and amazing.
The Wedding Style: a Bohemian country-style Wedding
Cynthia & Jens wanted to celebrate with family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere, surrounded by good food, wine and music.
Colors: Pink, rose, green
Flowers: Roses; the centrepieces included roses and herbs
Bride's Dress: Rembo Styling
Shoes: Lele Pyp (Swiss designer)
The Ceremony and Reception: Castello di Verduno
The outdoor ceremony took place in the gardens at Castello Verduno in the Barolo zone. The bride was especially pleased with the candlelit décor and white chairs.
Music: The couple selected a cello and harpist for their ceremony. For the reception they brought a DJ from Zurich.
The five-course meal was representative of a traditional Piedmont wedding, complete with the local pasta topped with tartufo nero (black truffle) and brasato (braised veal), and a traditonal wedding cake with sorbet.
Wedding Favor: For their wedding favor, Cynthia and Jens opted for a true Italian Wedding Tradition of five almonds in a cotton bag.
Extraordinary Touch: The couple had a wedding logo specially designed from a graphic artist.
Piedmont Wedding planner: Barbara Gourdain - www.extraordinaryweddings.com
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