Positano is a vertical town in Italy and is one of the most popular resort destinations with a postcard-perfect view of colourful houses, which makes it the ideal backdrop for a rooftop wedding! This shoot was set at the gorgeous Villa Positamy (worth the climb up many flights of stairs!). With sweeping coastal views, the terrace offers an intimate view of unbeatable scenery for any destination elopement. The inspiration behind this shoot was to use the colour and playfulness of Positano in a same-sex wedding and the result was beautiful. Plus, this shoot was created and put together by an all-girl team! Girl power! 

Colourful same-sex elopement in Positano

The inspiration was not only the Amalfi Coast itself but an opportunity to celebrate girl power, with a predominantly women-owned business vendor team. Almost all of our incredible vendors, from planning/design to stationery, to photography, to floral, to cake designer, to all dress/suit designers, to bridal accessories, to beauty, to the venue were women-owned businesses…

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Pearls, Silk and Bows

The inspiration for the fashion for this elopement was creating something beautifully harmonious yet unique. With an elegant, bespoke Dara Ford suit paired with a blush silk camisole underneath, the first bridal look is gorgeous and contemporary! The same pink silk from the camisole was used to make a bow for the other bride’s hair. Similarly, the pearl accents in the earrings and wedding dress also appeared as a subtle detail on the other bride’s shoes. The couple were matching but in subtle and personal ways. Pink bows also appeared on the neck of the limoncello bottle favours, and pearl accents dotted the napkin rings, creating a cohesive look throughout.

Same-Sex Elopement Wedding

The elopement wedding was a celebration of joy, colour, playfulness, and fun, the whole elopement touched on all of the colours in the beautiful Positano skyline - shades of pink, Amalfi-lemon yellow, and Tyrrhenian Sea blue - and incorporated local elements (like lemons and limoncello) to honour the location. The stationery suite included a mix of citrus shades, soft pink watercolour accents, and pink bows. These elements reappeared on the table: bows on the limoncello bottles and cheerful clusters of lemons tucked in with the florals and on the menus. Soft pink sugar ribbons cascaded down the beautiful cake.

This shoot was created by an all-girl team of incredible suppliers

A celebration of joy, colour, playfulness, and fun, the florals touched on all of the colours in the beautiful Positano skyline and incorporated local lemons as a nod to the area and to add a bright, festive pop of colour.

Jane Handles Weddings

This same-sex elopement wedding in Positano had a focus on the details. Including pearls and bows! Take a look at our pearl wedding trend inspiration with everything from pearl wedding dresses, shoes and more! Wedding bows have always been around but they’re back and better than ever with the coquette aesthetic dominating right now. If you think everything looks prettier tied up in a bow, here are 56 wedding bow ideas for you.

Leah Blundell

Written by Leah Blundell

Planner/Event Design: Jane Handles Weddings | Photography & Videography: Mama Photo | Florist: Starace Florist | Venue: Villa Positamy | Stationery: Ma Plume Design | Hair & Make Up: Estúdio JX, Juliana Xavier | Bridal Suit: Dara Ford | Wedding Dress: Angela Alison | Bridal Boutique: Designer Loft NYC | Accessories: Eden Luxe Bridal | Cake: Giuseppina Pentangelo | Rentals & Hire: G&G Party Service

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