Felicia Gentile, owner and lead planner of Tutti Belle Events, envisioned a love story for the ages. Marked by the timeless glow of candlelight and traditional elements of lace and glass set against a contemporary backdrop of neutrals and metallics, this wedding inspiration showcase proves to be a fresh look at a theme that will never go out of style.

The inspiration for the vignette’s understated passion blended with hints of modern glamour comes from Felicia’s love of family and cultural heritage. She set out to craft a story of lovers longing for a wedding that brings together close family ties in a chic setting, a blending of the old and the new. The love story begins with a dance beneath twinkling festival lights as laughter and joy liven the street.

Over the years our lovers weave together their family ties, spending hours in the kitchen with grandparents and mothers. They listen to the stories of their Cuban-American ancestors in order to appreciate their future. They know their wedding should unite the passion and timelessness of a love that is deeper than just the two of them. Rooted in service of family, togetherness, joy, and light, their celebration will be just the beginning.

Noteworthy design elements include mirrored tables, candles of all sizes, accents of black and silver, orchids, hand-dyed gray tulips imported from Holland, and hand-crafted hair pieces. The stunning White Gold Forevermark Diamond Moval Large Halo Diamond Engagement Ring from J Vincent Jewelers was an absolute showstopper.

Milk & Honey displayed their innovative mobile bar, a handcrafted mini airstream trailer with tiled tap bar custom made with brass insets. The two bridal dresses supplied by La Belle Mariee, designed by Martina Liana and Muse by Berta, combined the classic elegance of fine lace with the fashion forward trends of modern bridalwear. Both models are of Cuban-American descent and had wonderful on-camera chemistry that aided the authenticity of the shoot.

Thank you to our incredible team of vendors: Sheraton Eatontown Hotel, Peter James Floral Couture, Tutti Belle Events, Sean Fitzgerald of Memento Wedding Co (Videographer), J. Vincent Jewelers, Photography by Fabienne, Aviance Rentals (Tables & Furnishings), Charged Up Events (Linens and Chargers), Brides by Sette (Hair), Brittany Amber Artistry (Make Up), Chocolate Carousel (Cake), La Belle Mariee Bridal, The Tux Guys, Creationari (Rompers & Robes), Milk & Honey Mobile Taps, Diana Jewels (Head Pieces), Lace and Belle (invitations/signage) and our models Zilpa Rizzo and Frankie Perez.