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Elopement in Ostuni

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Saturday, October 1, 2016, In : real wedding 
Let's begin from here - this photo by Francesco Gravina won an award in an international contest in the category Bride Portrait




Tegan and Gabriel will stay forever in my heart.
There was something special about them from the very beginning.

The first contact came from Gabriel, which sometimes happen - I mean the groom enquiring. But then usually the big organization work goes through the bride. Not with them!

However, Gabriel was so focused to make everything special for Tegan that he missed one...
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Dora ♥ Marco

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, In : real wedding 
Dora and Marco are Italians. They live in London and have two wonderful children. Dora comes from Puglia and when she first called me she was looking for the right venue to feel back home on her wedding day.



The easy country mood was what she had in mind but with style, the Italian style.
Masseria Lama di Coccaro was the best pick, the place is amazing and the charming owner Marialuce is the perfect lady of the house. The interior design is stunning and artworks decorate the oudoor area.



The pat...
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Laura ♥ Andrew

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Monday, November 2, 2015, In : real wedding 
When Laura first emailed me, I was thrilled! His brother Daniel got married with my help in October 2013, when I met the whole family except Laura, who was working in Australia and could not make it.
I was really honored that this nice family was entrusting me with another wedding.

The challenge was proposing the country style again but with a different approach!
Daniel got married at Ostuni Town Hall, Laura in an olive grove and I had the pleasure to officiate.

 

Daniel's tablescape was classic, ...
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Boyana & Rick's wedding weekend

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Sunday, October 25, 2015, In : real wedding 
Take a charming couple, different cultures and traditions from Australia, Bulgaria and Canada, two stunning masseria in Puglia, mix, shake and see what you get!



This brave couple has chosen Puglia for their wedding having never been here before.

Their wedding has been an exciting challenge from the very first day Boyana wrote me.


It took 8 months hard work, long emails and skype calls to plan a 3 day party with some very special requests:

1. No flowers for decorations, except the bride's bouquet....
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Jacqueline + Giorgio, when England meets Italy

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Friday, February 20, 2015, In : real wedding 
Last May this exquisite couple got married in Martina Franca on the day of my 19th anniversary and I really enjoyed the day!
Two different worlds met here Jacqueline's England and Giorgio's Italy, two families merged into a new one.



The temperature was perfect but a rain shower right before the ceremony made us move to the plan B. The original location was the amphitheatre in the gardens of the reception venue, we moved to the adjacent portico.



A violinist accompanied the ceremony that was celeb...
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Autumn wedding, Cristina & Emanuele

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Friday, January 16, 2015, In : real wedding 
My heart is still full of joy for this stunning couple, who got married last October in a cloudy day full of romanticism.



Cristina's first enquiry arrived on May 31st 2014. It was my wedding anniversary and I was coordinating Jacqueline and Giorgio's wedding ..... quite a busy day!!

We met for the the first time on June 9th for a long Venue Tour to select the reception venue and ever since we've had an exciting time planning the wedding! 320 emails and hundreds of whatsapp messages and pinteres...
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Vintage wedding - Victoria and Ben's perfect day

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Monday, December 22, 2014, In : real wedding 

September is a magic month to get married in Puglia.
Blue sky, 25 degrees, terrific sunset!

A small wedding with an intimate atmosphere and a vintage mood inspired by the bride’s dress.

It is only a ten-minute walk from the venue to the ceremony location in the ancient courtyard of Ostuni Town Hall, where the Mayor celebrated and toasted with the newlyweds at the nearby bar in the main square. 


The audience was a party of old men that contributed happily to give a vintage look to some of th...


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Ashley & Joshua 's wedding week end

Posted by Giusy D'Ambrosio on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, In : real wedding 
Ashley and Joshua are from Los Angeles, California and have chosen Ostuni for their wedding day.
It was during Easter week, an unusually rainy week with 17°C that could not stop everybody's excitement for the forthcoming event!


A long wedding week end starting from Thursday with a guided tour for all guests to Grotte di Castellana and a light dinner with wine tasting in a local Enoteca.

On the Friday the party visited Polignano a mare and Alberobello, ending the day at the rehearsal dinner in o...
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About Me


Giusy D'Ambrosio I was born in the amazing and difficult city of Naples, Italy. I grew up on a land between the Volcano and the sea. Here I found my twin soul, my love, my husband and now business partner, Mimmo Morena. We married on a rainy Friday in May 1995 – against the will of our families. I was the too emancipated city girl, he was a country boy with a job that wasn’t a “true” job – professional basketball player. Anyway, we did it. Both families took part in the wedding, we had 280 guests. I didn’t care about anything but my dress and bouquet. The dress was designed and tailor-made for me by Nuage – Naples. As to flower decorations, I told the florist I loved red roses. The only thing I cared for was reaching the altar! Maybe this is why today I do love organising every single detail of a wedding – my brides and grooms get the best out of my time and expertise.