Ruchenda & Peter
VIVRE EN ÉLÉGANCE, VIVRE À SANTORINI – Ruchenda and Peter’s whimsical wedding in Santorini, Greece
By George Liopetas, Fine Art Photographs
I always love a shoot inspired by era fashion and an island theme. Especially when it comes to a destination wedding!
Our beautiful couple, Ruchenda and Peter, surely knew how to create a sensation for their unique guests travelling from Cape Town, California and New York City to attend their whimsical wedding earlier this summer in Santorini.
Santorini is one of the Aegean island’s grand dames, loved by creatives, supermodels and A-listing crowds alike. Its maze-like cobbled streets with hidden alleys and neat limestone homes, where bougainvilleas and succulents thrive, are simply untouched by time, just like our shooting grounds.
Ruchenda, remembering her whole life ‘into’ the fashion magazines, ‘smelled like elegance’. The fashion was an eclectic mix of amazing designers, Lorette Designs who dressed our stunning bride in a lace mermaid gown, Christian Louboutin whose vintage heels rocked the entire bridal outfit of the period. Artisanal precious stones by Tiffany & Co. brought personality to the bridal trousseau and a fancy stone single served as our main engagement ring.
Our groom Peter, in a summertime breeze though eleganant style, rocked his Dolce & Gabbana attire with details from Cristian Dior. Our groom was totaly into the nines with the print of the season.
Shooting on the premises would have sufficed, yet we couldn’t help but take to the iconic blue domes and bell towers strewn across Fira town. The nonchalant, stunning views of the dizzying caldera are definitely a must in Santorini weddings.
Photography: George Liopetas Fine Art Photographs
Jewelry: Tiffany & Co.
Cinema: Yanni Hood
Planning: Ever After Days
Venue: Santo Winery
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Groom’s attire: Dolce & Gabbana
Gown: Lorette Designs