After 3 years of dating, Lucia and Ica decided to go a step further in their relationship. They were promised and devised what would be your perfect wedding. The link took place in Redondelo, a small village in Portugal very close to the groom's hometown. His was a wedding full of emotional moments, very funny and some other typical tradition of the Douro area (or Douro, in Portuguese). You have to know all the details, you'll love.

The couple


For your big day, Lucia wore a wedding dress Nicolas Couture. A vintage-inspired dress(vintage formal dresses), made of crepe and chiffon, tulle and details plumeti, and sleeves, finished in needlepoint. To enhance the figure, they opted for a slight draping in the same chiffon skirt and to make it more comfortable for a country wedding created a detachable tail, attached to the body with buttons. To dress your feet, he chose a custom-made shoes in RESAN, Madrid. A model peep toes with platform and buff in beige color. As jewelry, he took her engagement ring, a diamond ring he gave her cousins ​​and earrings also bright, gift from his parents and sisters for his 30th birthday.


As bridal hairstyle, Lucia opted for a low collected with water waves vintage air accessorized with a headdress of net that barely covered her face, and her look beauty bet, the less is more, with a make-tones nude with eyes slightly marked, very natural. Her bridal bouquet was a bouquet of white and violet wildflowers, a creation of floristry Garden Fairy, Madrid.


The groom, meanwhile, wore a black morning coat of the Labrador signature, a boutique Lisbon, and combined with a light blue shirt, beige vest and blue tie with red polka dots.

The ceremony


The Lucia and Ica was a religious ceremony as special held in the Church of Redondelo Sao Vicente, Portugal. They chose Redondelo because they loved the place. A hamlet of very few inhabitants, which belongs to Chaves, a city of Ica where it is, and it still retains its traditional essence of cobbled streets and manors. Both came to church in old cars. The groom left his home in a Citroen Shark his father and girlfriend hotel in a red two horses of his brother.


The cocktail, banquet and party

After realizing yes, I want to Lucia and Ica celebrated their link in Casa Do Meio Do Povo, a few minutes from the church and to which we all agreed on foot. The farm, located in the center of Redondelo, has a stone house dating back to 1725, restored and fully equipped for events and accommodation, surrounded by gardens and only works with the best restaurant in town: the cátering de Carvalho Restaurant . A culinary reference in Portugal (winner of several awards from specialized magazines in gastronomy, recommended in the Michelin Guide and worth several rave reviews for important figures in Portuguese society). During the cocktail they tasted a selection of snacks, Spanish and Portuguese. They also counted with a buffet of cheese, a post caipirinhas, of gins (the Portuguese take appetizer), faba bean and feijoada (typical food trasmontana). Then they went to the table, where they were served a unique dish and a dessert. In the evening, and to the delight of the gourmands, they took a huge variety of Portuguese desserts, fruits, mini pepitos, trasmontano ham and cheese.


The couple decided to hold their wedding themselves(cheap formal dresses), and being participants enjoying every moment and detail. The Lucy herself tells us: "we have no wedding planner, I did almost everything: invitations, the waiters, the menu that I wrote in a few shells, kits bathrooms, caps for the party ... From floral decoration of the church, the farm, the centerpieces and bouquets that gave the bride to her friends and single premiums, was also the work of the garden of the Fairies.


Lucia and her father opened the dance with a (somewhat more raucous) version of the classic Blue Danube by Johann Strauss. With that was inaugurated the dance floor where the real party began.


To immortalize this great day the couple told photographer Victor Lafuente. "We are delighted with the result also was super willing to travel and change countries! It was very easy to make the decision to choose him ?? confesses Lucia.


His day was filled with special moments. The bride tells us some of those who are saved in a special corner of his memory, "at the exit of the church, one of the best friends of my father, we were surprised with a band of austurianos pipers who welcomed us and gave congratulations with Asturias Patria Querida. the poignant words of my father before opening dance, the delivery of my bouquet to my twin sister and of course, the shots in the air of my husband and stitch to a garment under an arch of flowers, as says the old tradition of the Douro region "