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A Real Wedding Abroad Story – Chloe and Mitch in Ibiza

Posted on 10/09/2019 at 9:00 AM by in Blog

Wedding Facts

Destination: Ibiza

Ceremony & Reception Venue:Cas Mila 

Number Invited: 70

Number attended: 65

How far in advance did you book? 18 to 20 months

Why Abroad?

Why did you choose to get married abroad?

We chose to get married abroad and when looking at different locations nothing was screaming out at me.

Why Ibiza

I decided to google weddings in Ibiza and instantly fell in love with the Cas Mila and knew straight away that was where we were getting married!

The Details

The Dress

My dress was Ronald Joyce! Funny story as it was actually my second dress as I changed my mind on the first one. I tried the dress l wore on my wedding day first in the UK and fell in love, I didn’t want to commit straight away as I was going on a family holiday to Florida and having a wedding dress shopping day! I had 6 ladies with me and I think I got quite overwhelmed and ending up saying yes to a dress in Davids bridal. When I brought it home I couldn’t stop thinking about the Ronald Joyce dress! I kept quiet for around 2 months until I couldn’t anymore and cried to my mum explaining I thought I’d made a mistake, she said straight away we will be going back and trying the Ronald Joyce dress on as she just wants me happy, we went back and both new the Ronald Joyce was always the one! I still have the other one sitting at home!

The Accessories

My shoes were from Debenhams by No.1 Jenny Packham. My jewellery was quite minimalistic, I wore little stud earrings which my lovely nanna bought me from Pandora and on my wrist I had my mums diamond bracelet which was my something borrowed!

The Grooms Suit

We purchased the suits as the men were wearing them again at our UK party when we got home, the suits were from ASOS and the shirts were Charles Tyrwhitt. The groom, father of the groom and father of the bride had waistcoats and suit jackets however the best men and ushers just had waistcoats.

The Bridesmaids

The bridesmaids dresses were one of the first things I purchased without even having my venue booked! They were blush pink with some embellishments from ASOS. I knew what I wanted from the beginning so once I found them I just brought them straight away.

The Flowers

I chose roses and gypsophila, I just think they are so simple and beautiful and the minute I saw my bouquet I just loved it!

Colours and Theme

I tried to go quite simple and minimalistic, blush pink was the main theme, the men were in light grey and the flowers were cream with some greenery. The tables just had silver sequin table runners, the venue and location was so beautiful I felt it didn’t need too much!

The Reception

Our wedding cake and cupcakes were cream and blush pink, again simple and minimalistic!

Our menu was lovely, we had a beautiful prawn cocktail to start with a chicken dish for main, the presentation was amazing and all our guests commented on how delicious the food was!

Our favours were little packs of sweets, alternate with haribo love hearts and strawberry and cream sweets.

Our name cards were made out of champagne and prosecco corks, with little white bows, which we made ourselves, all our guests know our love for bubbles! It didn’t take long to collect the corks!

We always knew we wanted a saxophonist on the day of our wedding and it was lovely to have during our drinks reception, perfect fitting for an Ibiza wedding!

Happily Ever After

Favourite memory

My best memory would be seeing Mitch’s face and him wiping away his tears! Also my dad pulling my veil back at the top of the aisle, that was very special!

There’s something just so special being abroad with all your closest family and friends! Being on holiday always puts you in a good mood with the sun, food and drink so it’s even better to get married too!

Top Tips

Just relax and enjoy it with all your closest family and friends, everything will work out perfectly in the end!

 

Supplier List

Photography | Nigel Edgecombe 

Brides Dress | Ronald Joyce 

Brides Shoes | Debenhams NO1 Jenny Packham

Brides Earrings | Pandora

Mens Suits and Bridesmaids dresses | ASOS 

Mens Shirts | Charles Twrwhitt

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