Wedding Venues

Timeless Elegance – Black & White Wedding Celebration

By Liz Barbato

Ashley and Bernie were married with an intimate ceremony in the romantic city of Venice, Italy. Surrounded by the enchanting beauty of the Aman hotel, they exchanged vows in a setting that was as timeless as their love.

Upon their return home, Ashley and Bernie were eager to share their joy with their friends and family in a grand celebration that would capture the essence of old Hollywood glamour. Their vision? A black and white wedding that exuded sophistication and elegance, promising a night to remember for all who attended.

Classic Elegance

The black and white theme evoked images of old Hollywood, embodying a sense of classic sophistication and the personal style of this couple. It was a choice that reflected Ashley and Bernie’s love and their desire to create a celebration that would never go out of style.

The Gawnes Photography

The Gawnes Photography / Frosting Event & Design

The Gawnes Photography / Frosting Event & Design

The Gawnes Photography / Frosting Event & Design

Frostings Event Design & Rentals embraced the design style for Ashley and Bernie’s celebration and created a masterful blend of white and gold, accentuated by the warm glow of candlelight and an abundance of white florals. Mirrored-topped tables paired with gold halo chairs created a luxurious ambiance, while gold-rimmed glass chargers added a touch of opulence to the table settings.


The beauty of Ashley and Bernie’s celebration was captured perfectly in the stunning invitation suite designed by Brie Dumas. Each detail provided a glimpse into the magic of the evening, setting the stage for an unforgettable celebration.

Brie Dumas Designs

Brie Dumas Designs

Bride’s Radiance

Ashley was a vision of grace and elegance in an Italian-made off-the-shoulder satin gown, adorned with pearls and finished with a luxurious fur wrap. Her beauty and joy illuminated the room as she greeted guests.

The Gawnes Photography

The Gawnes Photography

Groom’s Attire

Bernie epitomized classic style in a white and black suit from Dolce and Gabbana, accented with monogrammed cuff links that added a personal touch to his classic style.

The Night Club is Open

After dinner, Ashley and Bernie unveiled their night club, where guests were welcomed with cocktails and high-energy music provided by Raza DJ Entertainment. The dance floor came alive with laughter and joy as guests danced the night away, creating memories that would last a lifetime.

Raza DJ Entertainment

Raza DJ Entertainment

Raza DJ Entertainment

Cheers to you Ashley & Bernie ~ Congratulations!

Photography: The Gawnes Photography

Event Design & Rentals: Frostings Event & Design

Entertainment: Raza Entertainment

Invitations/Customization: Brie Dumas Designs

Venue: The Ritz Carlton / Dove Mountain

Event Planner: Confetti Event Planning

Liz Barbato


Hey there! I’m Liz Barbato, the proud owner of Confetti Event Planning, and I’ll be your lead event coordinator. At Confetti Event Planning, we’re more than just event organizers - we’re expert communicators, creative planners, and passionate memory-makers.