1960′s Film Inspired

1960′s Film Inspired

An intimate 60’s style wedding in the beautiful city of Bologna.

The evening before the wedding, we welcomed the guests with a delicious Italian aperitivo on a private rooftop terrace in the center of Bologna, where people could relax while enjoying the beautiful skyline at sunset.

The big day started with a simple Italian Civil Wedding ceremony in the opulent Sala Rossa of the city Town Hall overlooking the famous Piazza Maggiore.  The bride and groom then set off to a fun photoshoot through the streets of Bologna. They later arrived at the venue, a charming Italian Villa, in a vintage Fiat 500.

The celebration started with a relaxed picnic on the grass: colorful throws, bud vases hanging from the trees, delicious food, Prosecco and, of course, all sorts of outdoor games, including a giant Pass the Pigs!

The wedding styling was 1960’s inspired with a contemporary twist. We wanted to create a quirky outdoor wedding where guests could feel like they were in a vintage film. Bold patterns, 60’s chocolate box color palette (turquoise, pink, orange, yellow and green) and festoon lighting.

For the outdoor dinner reception, we set up a long dinner table in the park. Vintage bud vases with bright colored flowers and succulents, pink, turquoise and yellow table runners, in clashing chevron and geometric patterns, and hanging paper decorations.

After dinner, guests let loose dancing in the beautiful garden until the early hours.  We set up mini PA station and a little cinema area by suspending a screen from an oak tree. The groom created a playlist and clips of the couple’s favorite films like Roman Holiday played in the background. To accompany the bride and groom during their first dance were Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck dancing on the screen behind them!

We loved many things about this wedding. First of all the bride and groom, two creative and adventurous souls. The stationery, which was designed, drew and painted by the bride. And of course the favours: a vintage matchbox containing a gold-plated Lego brick and a little note that said ‘Thank you for being here today as we build our married life together’.