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A fiery citrus-inspired Italian seaside wedding overlooking Vesuvius

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Lexi and Sam were married at Villa Astor - a unique venue, located in Sorrento, Italy with an overview of Vesuvius. Captured by Vivid Symphony, this bright and passionate event took place on what turned out to be the hottest day of the year; however, this didn't deter the anyone at the party! Lexi's vibrant personality and stunning Galia Lahav gown set the tone for the day to be one to remember. Keep scrolling to see how to perfectly execute a wedding in the summer heat that's sure to be a showstopper!

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Party vibe invitations

Guests were invited with custom invitations by Momental in a variety of shapes that brought the party vibes. by including playful imagery, watercolor designs, and custom monogrammed images.

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applique wedding dress with sheer puff sleeves white orchid bridal bouquet

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Contemporary style and a classic bouquet

To enhance Lexi's contemporary style, her classic bouquet by Anna Gayduk featured a cascading arrangement of white mini orchids with touches of red accents, perfectly aligning with the arch's color scheme.

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A groom inspired by Bond, James Bond

Sam, the groom, exuded elegance and luxury, drawing inspiration from a modern-day James Bond.

pink and purple tropical wedding ceremony flowers

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natural wood rattan chairs for ceremony asymmetrical tropical floral arch

white rose petals for wedding ceremony

Florals: Fiery tropics and cool seaside vibes

For Lexi and Sam's wedding, a team of talented planners from Iles Events and Florists and Anna Gayduk's team envisioned floral arrangements that boasted vivid colors while maintaining classic shapes for the bouquets and arches. The combination of burgundy chrysanthemums and gerberas, complemented by tropical pink orchids and turmeric accents, and highlighted by refreshing sea-colored hydrangeas, created an unforgettable fusion of fiery tropics and cool seaside vibes. All of these elements were set against a backdrop of lush greenery and delicate palm leaves, resulting in a truly breathtaking composition.

citrus-inspired bridesmaid dresses

Citrus-inspired bridesmaids

For the event overlooking the majestic Vesuvius, the bridesmaids donned lemon-lime citrus-inspired dresses in a variety of styles and patterns.

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Classic, yet exotic reception florals

For the reception, the dinner tables were adorned with low vases filled with a blend of classic and exotic flowers and paired with flickering candles that created a magical party vibe.

citrus-inspired charcuterie table

Continuing the citrus-inspired theme

The next day, Lexi and Sam hosted a pool party in the villa, creating an extension of the bright and playful colors, as well as the tropical vibe.

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