Gabriela + Carlton | Simone Carvalli Real Wedding From Mark Blake Visuals

This wedding is equal parts glitz, glamour and fun.  The elegant venue, the amazing florals and the bride’s jaw dropping Simone Carvalli gown brought the glam, and the reception brought the fun.  From the limbo to a late night dance floor surprise, this wedding undoubtedly kept the guests talking for months!

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The Ceremony
We celebrated our sacrament of matrimony atChurch of the Little Flower.This church is known for its stunning architectural beauty and elegant appearance, which really set the whole tone for the wedding.

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The Reception
The reception took place in the breathtaking Coral Gables Country Club grand ballroom. The Coral Gables Country Club has beautiful crystal chandeliers, which makes the reception area look absolutely elegant.

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Gabriela’s Wedding Dress Search
Elegant, magical and entertaining would be just a few words to describe how we wanted to depict our wedding. For this reason I knew I would have to find a dress that would be fitting. I probably only tried on three dresses, the first one (and the one I selected) being by designer Simone Carvalli. This dress is a chantilly lace mermaid style gown with tulle neckline over a v-bodice adorned Swarovski beading that flows into a sheer open back.


How She Felt in Her Simone Carvalli Gown
Radiant, sexy and emotional.

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Why She’s Selling Her Wedding Gown
After heavily weighing both options, I have decided to sell my wedding dress in order to give someone else the opportunity to feel as gorgeous on their special day. Part of me feels blessed to have been able to afford a designer gown and if I pass that on to someone else then I would feel good about it.  Plus, what’s the point of having such an incredible dress just sitting in my closet, collecting dust, for the years to come. My wish is for someone else to be able to enjoy it as much as I did.


Wedding Dress: Simone Carvalli | Photography: Mark Blake by The West  | Videography: MIB Films  | Ceremony venue: Church of the Little Flower  | Reception venue: Coral Gables Country Club  | Event Planning: Ashley Gonzalez Events  | Floral Design: Ornatus Productions Events | Cake: Edda’s Cake Designs

Want more?  See their wedding film here.