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Inbal Dror 2015 Collection

This talented Israeli designer makes me want to get married again, just so I can wear one of her amazing designs. Her gowns are to die for. For 2015, this bridal designer  brings glamorous and sexy-chic styling on dramatic silhouettes and I love it. It’s a stunning parade of  statement backs, dramatic silhouettes, extravagant embroidery work and lace, with dress after dress of pure bridal fashion perfection.

This is Inbal Dror.

Something Blue…

For all the brides looking for the perfect destination wedding, I am going to go ahead and add Limassol to your list. Just think of the blue sea, the sandy beach, the sun and the light breeze. Don’t you think it is the perfect backdrop to say “I do”?

This couple took their destination wedding, sprinkled in a whole lot of romance and covered it in a blue hue. They decided there was no place better to get married than in Limassol, at the Amathus Beach Hotel.

What can be more romantic than a wedding ceremony in the gardens of a luxurious hotel overlooking the Mediterranean sea, under an arch of hydrangeas and roses. Classical music was playing over the murmur of waves, while the couple celebrated their love for each other.

For the dinner party, the couple chose the newly renovated ballroom with a panoramic view of the sea. The table setting was well thought-out and embraced blue specially-made napkins, glass charger plates, crystal glasses, blue and white floral arrangements, mirrors and candles. As a keepsake of the marvelous event, an animal-themed espresso cup was gifted to each guest to remember this special day. After having a bite from the eccentric animal themed wedding cake and once the music started, everyone gathered around the dance floor and partied until the early hours.

With a Touch of Red

When cultures meet, this is the result. The couple decided to have their wedding in the groom’s hometown, Limassol. They trusted Here With Me for the coordination of their special day.

Being Chinese, the beautiful bride’s only condition was that the wedding should have Chinese elements. Red was the colour of her choice and peonies were the main flowers featured.

The ceremony took place at the wooden St. George chapel within the Four Seasons Hotel in Limassol. While the chapel is somehow different than typical Christian chapels, it still had a very traditional feel to it. The setting was beautiful and the ceremony was very intimate.  After the ceremony, friends and family gathered around the chapel for a glass of bubbly, before moving to the ballroom for a gourmet dinner followed by dancing until the early hours.

Photos by Studio Profilo.

Stylish Wedding Shoes: Yes Please!

Choosing your wedding shoes can seem like such a difficult decision to make. They are a part of your day and should make you feel amazing!

Some brides like to go for white, beige or sparkly shoes to match their dress. If you are a funky bride, you might choose bright colored shoes that maybe match the bridesmaids’ dresses or the wedding color theme.

My Tips:

One very important thing you have to remember is that you will be wearing your shoes from early in the morning until the last thing at night. You may find the most fabulous pair of shoes, but they may not be the most comfortable. So, a spare pair of comfy shoes might be a good idea for late night dancing.

It is important that you have your shoes for your dress fittings, so that your tailor can adapt the hem of your wedding dress to the perfect length. Also make sure you wear your shoes before the actual wedding day to get them worn in a bit.

Here are some of my favorites.

Top Reasons to Choose Limassol for Your Wedding

1. The weather is wonderful!

Limassol is a sunny, pleasant and warm place. You can have your wedding all-year-round, as you do not have to worry about the weather.

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2. People of Limassol are extremely hospitable

They will greet you with a smile and make you feel at home. The people of Limassol are family oriented and place their family above all else. They are loyal to traditions and culture, lovers of nice food and endless entertainment, and are always friendly and approachable. One thing the locals here are known for is the unconditional love they have for their city.

3. It’s a safe place

Even though, Limassol is considered by many as the most cosmopolitan city of Cyprus, it is a very safe place.

4. The energy

Limassol is a coastal city and an ideal tourist resort, renowned for its clean beaches, its beautiful archaeological aesthetic, the bustling streets, the seafront promenade, the old site of the town, the Marina, agricultural hideaways, as well as for its shopping with fashionable clothes in internationally famous boutiques.

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5. Just relax!

Having a wedding could be especially stressful, especially for the bride. In Cyprus the living rhythm is much slower than most western European countries. So, in addition to the idea of combining your wedding with a vacation, this particular destination provides a very chilled and relaxing environment that can levitate some of that stress.

6. You will never get bored

If you want to take a break from lying on the beach, Limassol has a variety of beach clubs, nightclubs, trendy bars and cafes. There is no doubt that your guests will have an abundance of entertainment options during their stay. You can also have your bachelor/bachelorette parties at the hip bars and clubs that Limassol has to offer.

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 7. Luxurious hotels

Its elegant environment and luxurious hotels encourage many classy visitors. Limassol is a prime tourist destination and features some of the highest quality and luxury hotels on the island. In the recent years, Limassol has become one of the most glamorous destinations, since it offers a high level of services and a multitude of options in everything you ask for.

8. Countless venue options

Limassol offers an abundance of indoor and outdoor venues/locations for your wedding: From luxurious hotels, to municipalities, private beaches, gardens, docks, archaeological sites, private villas, wineries.

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Live your dream in Limassol