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The Islands of Love

Posted 3 years ago by Amy Whitehouse in

Your wedding day is a special time in your life that you dream about from when you are a child. Finding the perfect person that you are totally in love with and want to spend the rest of your life with is something that deserves the most beautiful ceremony and celebration. So why not paint this perfect picture in the Greek Islands.

Exotic sandy beaches, its beautiful relaxed atmosphere, domed monasteries, the sparkling sapphire Aegean sea, breath taking sunsets and its vibrant history, are only a few of the reasons why the Greek islands are seen as the most romantic locations in the world. Every corner of Greece holds a beautiful story to tell, one of which could be yours.

In a country so rich and varied, it’s incredibly easy to find a location for your ideal wedding that meets your every wish….

 

Santorini is one of the many gorgeous islands that could be the ideal location for you, it is seen as the most romantic Greek island due to its breathtaking views and picturesque coastlines. Discover the towns that cling precariously to the side of volcanic cliffs, the many beautiful beaches that line the east coast and the enchanting, traditional churches. Santorini is home to the most alluring towns filled with excellent restaurants and exclusive shops tucked amongst its winding, whitewashed streets. The east coast of the island is where you will find the best volcanic beaches with crystal-clear waters.

 

Some of the most beautiful wedding hotspots in Santorini are….

St Irene Chapel – Set in the heart of Santorini St Irene Chapel holds the most breathtaking sea views. Its idyllic location enables you to be able to say your vows whist on a quaint balcony over looking the romantic santorini town.

Andronis Hotel Wedding Terrace – This gorgeous wedding spot is on a overhanging cliff face making you feel as if you are alone on the most beautiful island in the world. During sunset the colours of the sky bounce of the white washed houses of santorini creating an ideal setting for your wedding.

Church of Anastasia – If you prefer a more traditional church wedding the church of Anastasia is a must. It is a quaint typically greek setting with a beautiful bell tower feature that holds gorgeous views of the island.

Dana Villas –  provides a dream setting situated upon a private terrace in the capital Fira. This location over looks stunning volcanic views. The spectacular views provide the perfect setting with the dressed pergola and soft candle light contribute to the atmosphere of this unique setting.

Santo Winery – is one of the most popular ceremony venues on the island. The outdoor location provides beautiful panoramic island views. Santo Winery is located in Megalochori that is between Perissa/Perivolos and Fira.

Greek Concierge can provide all of this for you and your wedding, don’t hesitate to contact us and book a consultation so we can start making your wedding dreams become reality.

The most romantic wedding and anniversary present of all

Posted 3 years ago by Greek Concierge in


Photo Credit: Mike Daines

“Little works of art ..” Darcey Bussell

Now available through the Kennedy Center, Washington DC

 

Vin Burnham is the founder of The Little Costume Shop, a collection of exquisite hand made costume miniatures that are commissioned online and at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, which is where Vin started her career in costume design in the Fonteyn and Nureyev era.

Following a glittering film & TV career in the UK and Hollywood, Vin decided to go back to her roots in opera and ballet and she launched The Little Costume Shop in 2009. The exquisite quarter scale costumes are sold in both limited editions and special bespoke single pieces, which incorporate vintage textiles, silks, hand dyed tulle, hand painting, lace, 1920’s sequins and Swarovski crystals.

The latest addition is Little Costume Shop Weddings which offers your very own wedding dress made to perfection in quarter scale, which can easily be displayed in the home to commemorate the most important day of your life.

“Men love to buy these pieces for their wives & girlfriends; they make the ultimate romantic gifts for wedding and anniversary presents, and women buy them because they evoke such strong emotional memories”. VB.

Starting at just over £1,000, the current collection is exhibited in the Royal Opera House and Kennedy Center front of house showcases.

 “I enjoy my beautiful little costumes every day! Little treasures! Can’t wait to add to my collection”. BW. Patron of the Royal Ballet

 “These are stunning, beautifully made scale models. You can see the skill and love and remarkable attention to detail that has gone into each and every stitch, breathtaking and unique work”. J.A. 3 x Oscar winning costume designer.

Further information and images are available from Vin on request – vinilla@thelittlecostumeshop.com

www.thelittlecostumeshop.com + 44 (0)7973 343739  or  + 44 (0)1825 791563

www.vin-burnham.com

Twitter: @VinBurnham, @Little Costume Shop
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thelittlecostumeshop

Photo Credit: Rebecca Maynes

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