For your wedding, especially for your destination wedding, you want to rely on a team who will understand your desires, listen to your dreams, and design a wedding which shows your story. With Italian Luxury Weddings you met this team!


Elena has been a wedding planner since 2008. 

On the occasion of her daughter’s marriage to her lovely American husband, Elena fully realized the extent to which her newly gained American family fell in love with Italy, and especially with her region Emilia Romagna — a hidden pearl of luxury and history. That’s what inspired her to start Italian Luxury Weddings.


Mariangela is a true Italian Lady

She has a classical background and has cultivated her talent and knowledge of cooking and haute patisserie. She is fond of theater and reading, and nurtures a passion for psychology. In her “previous life”, Mariangela was an accountant and tax consultant: nothing escapes her impeccable attention to detail!


Susan Lowe is your San Francisco contact for Italian Luxury Weddings.

She’s a city girl with a passion for museums, theaters, and history. Emilia Romagna, a magnificent center of culture, cuisine and congeniality, is a special place for her. She looks forward to answering your questions, assisting in planning, and even following you to Italy for your wedding!


Giorgia is an active member of the Performing Arts world-wide community.

Cellist and singer, she approaches weddings as multi-layered compositions and ensures that all elements develop in mutual harmony and coherence. Born and raised in Italy and having married an American, Giorgia considers herself a bridge between the two cultures, and an ambassador of the Italian heritage and artistic expression abroad. Giorgia lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is our resource for all American brides who dream of a luxury Italian wedding.


Flowers…and much more!

Santina is a multi-awarded florist and a talented artist who uses and combines natural materials, antiques, fabrics and everyday tools to create unique and stunning compositions. On any ILW wedding day, brides and grooms can count on her Mary-Poppins-like creativity and magic toolbox, for flowers, props and last minute unforeseen necessities. Santina is driven by an insatiable curiosity and faces life with a genuine smile.

About Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna is the homeland of superb Opera.

It’s a region where extraordinary foods such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, and Balsamic Vinegar of Modena are manufactured. Some of the most internationally well known Italian dishes were born here in Emilia Romagna, — think of lasagne, tortellini, and ragù alla Bolognese. Here are the headquarters of the most famous race cars and motorbikes, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Ducati. All this can become your wedding destination!

Excellence here permeates every aspect of living, and you will experience it in castles, theatres, restaurants and most of all in an unparalleled hospitality.

Contact us for more details and information!