Alexandra + Bruno, by Shot & Cut Films

When you live abroad, you are filled with a mix of emotions, like being homesick (or saudades, as we portuguese call it). When it’s time to say “i do”, coming home is the way to go, as it is where the heart always is.

So, that’s just what Alexandra + Bruno did: a tremendous party for friends and family, a celebration held at the magnificent Palácio Marquês de Fronteira, filled with love, long hugs and everything else in between…

Powerful!

Enjoy the video from Shot & Cut Films, our selected vendor.

 


Josefinas for brides: handmade in Portugal, with love

If you haven’t yet heard about the Portuguese luxury shoe brand Josefinas, than let us tell you all about it! Launched in 2013 with a sweet collection of premium, handmade leather flats, the brand has exploded and expanded since then, launching unique special edition flats, trendy accessories and cool sneakers.

 

Along the way, Josefinas also created a beautiful bridal collection, inspired by two very famous and very special brides: Josefinas Grace (and ode to the uber elegant Grace Kelly, these lovely bridal flats are adorned with romantic lace) and Josefinas Kate (a celebration of Kate Middleton’s infectious style, these special wedding flats are handmade with beautiful white leather and metallic details).

 

 

 

Whether you’re a no-heels bride or one who simply wants a gorgeous, comfortable and unique pair of flats to switch into before hitting the dance floor, these are waiting to be a part of your big day.

 

The Josefinas bridal collection can be purchased online and they ship worldwide.


Better Together, by Vanessa & Ivo

Since they’ve met, Filipa + Rui, are better together. The days are better if they’re together, the celebrations are better if they’re together. They’re joy of togetherness is truly revealed in this wonderful and magic video by Vanessa & Ivo.

 

 

 

Video: Vanessa & Ivo
Photography: Pedro Vilela
Catering: Quinta do Rio
Venue: Hotel Intercontinental – Palácio das Cardosas
Wedding Gown: Nuno Valente e Paulo Lima
Groom’s Attire: Miguel Vieira
Dj: Nuno Cardoso

 

More real wedding videos, here.


Ana + João, and all of Sintra’s charm

Today, a super Portuguese wedding brought to us by R2Arte, The Destination Selected Vendor. A religious and moving ceremony in a small town’s picturesque church and a reception in a charming venue, overseeing glorious Sintra’s Palace, were the top ingredients of this traditional celebration of love.

 

Ana + João planned a romantic wedding in a landmark of a well known Portuguese architect from the early 20th century: Casa dos Penedos. As they are both architects, this was the perfect choice. Its architectural features and its lavishing, majestical gardens are worthy of a literary romance and an amazing scenery for a dream wedding.

They wished so hard that this day would be a true reflection of themselves that they decided to do everything (with the precious help of family and friends): invitations and all stationary, activity booklets for children, and even the guest’s favors… “it took a lot of work, but it was so worth it! The result was wonderful!”, they stated.

 

They celebrated all day, but towards the end of the celebrations came two of the most joyful moments: the ball and the illuminated white balloons launch.

 

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Wedding planning: The Couple
Venue:  Casa dos Penedos
Catering: DCV Events & Catering
Groom’s Attire: suit by Penhalta, shoes by Hugo Boss, accessories by Mont Blanc and St Dupont
Bride: dress by Gri Gri Noivas, shoes by Atelier Fátima Alves
Hair: Charline Balache
Makeup: Ana Soares
Flowers: Rui Antunes e Laura Garrett
Photography: R2Arte, The Destination Selected Vendor
Video: NA
Lights, sound and Dj: DCV Events & Catering

 


Jennifer & Francisco, by Fullcut

Totally in love with the glorious mountain sceneries at Palácio da Lousã which are an auspicious omen for a couple starting a life together. Makes me think about Marvin Gaye’s classic: “ain’t no mountain high enough”. Enjoy this precious wedding film by Fullcut.

 

 

More fabulous wedding videos here.


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