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love is in the details Event designer Julie Savage Parekh of Strawberry Milk Events worked in collaboration with local Provence planner Stephanie Fayolle to craft a dream weekend of fairytale events among neighboring ancient hilltop villages in Provence, giving guests the full French Provencial experience. ITINER AR Y thursday, july 3 Rehearsal Dinner at Domaine des Andeols Guests arrived to cocktail hour in the jardin potager (vegetable garden). custom-printed linen menus alfresco dinner on the circle deck “We wanted to provide a whole weekend full of experiences so that our guests would be able to see the many different sides of Provence - we offered a wine tasting in Chateauneuf-du-Pape for the bridesmaids, a bike tour for the groomsmen, a seated dinner underneath a beautiful sycamore tree for the rehearsal, and a strolling supper in the village of Gordes for the welcome dinner/party.” —Yelena The La Veille au Soir music trio led guests across the field to where an alfresco dinner was served — on a circular deck surrounded by a lily pond with a big tree growing in the middle. Dessert was served on the treetop deck! Candles, custom table runners, and monobotanical arrangements in shades of pink lined the tablescapes. Each place setting had custom linen hemstitch cocktail napkins and dinner menus designed by Holly Hollon. A Flutter-approved keepsake splurge! friday, july 4 Welcome Party at La Bastide de Gordes Set on the venue’s terrace overlooking the medieval hilltop village of Gordes, the couple welcomes their guests from near and far with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. welcome party view ­- the village of Gordes! white done right It was a themed “white party” where guests were asked to wear all white. All blooms and decor were white and accented with fresh greenery and kumquat oranges. The Butterfly Trio Quartet enchanted guests with traditional French tunes. saturday, july 5 Wedding at Domaine de Capelongue Cheers Yelena + Julien! We wish we you a lifetime of love! The Butterfly Trio Quartet Yelena + Julien fflluutttteerrmmaagg. c . coomm 25