Sicily Inspired Wedding in Masseria Montenapoleone


Full of romance and charm, this styled shoot is the perfect summer wedding inspiration. Captured in the most magical setting, the Masseria Montenapoleone, this shoot was a perfect blend of Italy’s rural architecture and Mediterranean inspired decor, and was created as part of the Ostuni Workshop by Gianluca & Mary Adovasio. We love the rich greens, delicate lace and pops of blue and orange. Keep reading to find out more about this styled dream and prepare to be enchanted.

Ostuni is a land where swish meets intimate, packed in summer scents, and gorgeous nooks with tangible past stamped in its stone built masserias, seas of olive and orange groves and a generous dose of rural baroque splendour. Inspired by the sunbaked, fruitful premises of Montenapoleone, we wished to evoke everything an Italiophile couple can covet.

We began to build our concept around the ever so iconic Mediterranean patterns of blue tile and zesty citruses to render a magical summer setup that would play upon the textures of our venue. As the Pugliese countryside around the masseria with its constantly changing, seemingly limitless horizons creates perspective and promises endless possibilities our thought was not to overwhelm the scene, rather implement it.

Flower Addicted Angelica brought in lush greenery and happy blooms which we loosely bound to maintain the uplifting spirit of childhood memories and romance. Shhh My Darling created our custom chirography invitation suites, menus and place cards paying tribute to the regional color ways and textures, while Pavlov’s lab created a three tiered cake to match our paper goods and small pastries to compliment the colour pops. We employed lace and gold for an extra touch or rural chic and employed fresh pumpkins from the masseria’s own produce. The fer forgè furnishings channel that old romance feeling which we are crazy about so we used them in our setup as well.

We were so happy to work with Lisa whose lens captured our vision to perfection: her imagery simply makes our hearts skip a bit faster!


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