On April 22nd all eyes were on Sofia Richie’s “royal” wedding, and she did not disappoint. Just like the rest of the internet, we’re sure you’ve seen hundreds of pictures, TikToks, and articles about what many consider the wedding of the century. Sofia Richie, daughter of music legend Lionel Richie, and Elliot Grainge tied the knot in a ceremony like no other in the South of France. As New Jersey wedding planners we love watching our favorite celeb’s weddings come to life and were left in awe by Sofia’s fairy-tale affair.
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Without further ado, we’re excited to share what we loved about Sofia Richie’s wedding and how New Jersey brides can incorporate elements of her day into their own celebrations!
With the help of a planner, Sofia made all her wedding dreams into a reality by choosing the perfect venue. She chose the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc located in the South of France because of its luxury vibe and breathtaking views. Choosing the right venue is crucial for any bride. New Jersey offers a wide range of picturesque locations, from sprawling estates to charming vineyards and historic mansions. Consider outdoor venues with lush greenery and water views, like Sofia’s, to capture the Garden State’s natural beauty.
The overarching theme of Sofia Richie’s wedding was timeless elegance, and it permeated every aspect of the celebration. The bride’s choice of a classic A-line gown with intricate lace detailing exuded grace and sophistication. The soft neutrals and white color palette, complemented by delicate floral arrangements, created an atmosphere of understated luxury. NJ brides can take inspiration from this by opting for a timeless color scheme that complements their chosen venue. Work with your florist and planner to fill the space with elegant floral arrangements and decor that will stand the test of time.
Choosing A Maid of Honor
Choosing a maid of honor is a crucial decision and who better to have than the iconic Nicole Richie? Sofia chose her sister as her right-hand woman because she trusted her to get shit done but still have fun. When making your decision it’s important to consider choosing someone you trust and share a deep connection with. Whether a sister, childhood friend, or confidante, having a supportive maid of honor can enhance your overall wedding experience. For more information on choosing a maid of honor click here!
Unforgettable After Party
Sofia Richie’s nightclub-inspired after-party was nothing short of fabulous. With live music and tons of dancing, the newlyweds partied with their nearest and dearest well into the night. NJ brides can infuse their celebrations with a similar sense of excitement by planning an unforgettable after-party. Create an atmosphere where guests can let loose and leave a lasting impression on the dance floor. So, put on your favorite throwback playlists and party till your feet hurt!
Professional Wedding Planner
Last but certainly not least, Sofia Richie’s wedding was a testament to the importance of having a professional wedding planner by your side. Sofia and her beau Elliot Grainge entrusted Banana Split, a luxury event-planning firm to make their dreams come to life. As you embark on your own wedding journey, consider hiring a wedding planner to make the process as seamless and stress-free as possible. Whether you’re planning an extravagant estate wedding or an intimate backyard affair, it’s important to work with a dedicated wedding planner who shares your vision and strives to make sure your big day is exactly how you imagined. To read more about the importance of a wedding planner, click here!
To Put A Bow On It!
Looking back on Sofia’s wedding, we’re reminded that a well-planned wedding can be the perfect beginning to a lifetime of happiness. Here’s to the newlyweds, and to all the couples out there who are embarking on their own love stories. For more information and wedding tips contact us! May your wedding day be as spectacular and unforgettable as Sofia Richie’s! Happy Planning!