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Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Chiara and Stefania knew marriage was right for them: they had been together for ten years before choosing to wed. The Italian couple organized a small, intimate Central Park wedding. After a decade of love, they committed to each other forever under The Ladies’ Pavilion against bright blue skies. The two brides wore exquisite, custom-tailored suits in navy and ocean blue. Following the ceremony, friends and family gathered for a picnic with champagne and cake.  “We spent ten years getting to know and understand each other,” the couple told us. “Deciding to get married and be together forever was the most beautiful decision we could make.”  To honor the decision, they tattooed the New York City skyline and their wedding date on their arms.

Chiara and Stefania hail from Geneva, Italy. For many of their guests, the Central Park wedding was their first trip to the United States. Of course, there was some “emotional management” of the family, but the couple tells Equally Wed this was normal. “Conviction and mutual love must prevail over everything,” they said. Their New York wedding only strengthened the family bonds. “It was a dream come true for everyone. We have met a lot of respect from our friends and family. It was a truly emotional ceremony.”

To other LGBTQ+ couples, Stefania and Chiara advise: “Do this with conviction and respect, because values have to be real deep! We suggest that couples marry when the relationship is really strong. No one can know what the future will be like. We have to be convinced that we will do everything to overcome the difficulties of life together.”

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

Italian couple celebrates a Central Park wedding after a decade together. Fotovolida featured on Equally Wed, the leading LGBTQ+ wedding magazine and vendor directory.

VENDORS

Photographer: Fotovolida 
Wedding Ceremony Venue  The Ladies Pavilion, Central Park, New York City
Wedding Reception Venue: Cherry Hill, Central Park, New York City
Florist: Artsy Flora 
Planner: Christa DeHuff with A Central Park Wedding
Catering Company: Perfect Picnic
Cake Designer Company: Junior’s 
Officiant: Francesca Manisco 

Pikes Peak Paradise B&B – Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Woodland Park, Colorado

Pikes Peak Paradise B&B - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Woodland Park, Colorado

Pikes Peak Paradise B&B - Gay Owned Bed & Breakfast in Woodland Park, Colorado

Welcome to Pikes Peak Paradise, a central Colorado B&B with fantastic panoramic views of Pikes Peak and a million acres of Pikes National Forest. We offer the best views in the Pikes Peak area, on over four wooded acres of our own.

Ron and Michael have renovated our Pikes Peak boutique B&B with imported euro-modern furnishings, and their own beautiful collection of fine art. The property offers five updated guest suites with luxurious 1000-1200 thread-count linens, plush down pillows and comforters, duvet covers, Egyptian cotton towels, and Soybu Robes.

In addition to our great gourmet breakfasts, we also provide snacks and soft drinks all day long, dessert in the evening, and a four hour complimentary happy hour with beer and wine!

Our Pikes Peak B&B is just forty minutes drive from Colorado Springs Airport, and a two hour drive from Denver International.

Pikes Peak Paradise is also the perfect place to get married, with Pikes Peak and the national forest as your backdrop. Our Pike’s Peak wedding venue can hold up to fifty people for your wedding day, and we are happy to help you customize your day to fit in your budget and your needs. Please call or email us for our Guest Guide, as well as more details and photos of the venue. Our facility charge includes table and chair set-up, table linens, and napkins, and dinner settings.

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