If you are thinking about getting married in a French chateau, then you might want to consider a Vaux le Vicomte wedding. Let’s explore why!
The earth stops turning for a moment during this royal fairy-tale castle wedding outside of Paris. This New York-based super stylish couple wanted to offer the most amazing experience to their international guests coming from around the world. They had always dreamt to have a wonderful Paris wedding. They had just celebrated their incredible Halloween engagement party and contacted our team of French wedding planner right after.
A FAIRY-TALE PARIS WEDDING IN AN ICONIC FRENCH CHATEAU
The city of Lights offers endless possibilities when it comes to luxury wedding venues in France. While the Parisian region is full of chateau wedding venues. Plus, French gastronomy is one of the most refined and sophisticated in the world. All the right elements for a dream wedding in France. The couple wanted to offer the most incredible experience to their guest: a Vaux le Vicomte wedding experience.
VAUX LE VICOMTE WEDDING EXPERIENCE
This destination wedding turned into a four-day extravagant experience. The celebration was designed to awakened everyone’s senses. The couple choosed the magnificent Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte and its wonderful French symmetrical Garden as a backdrop for the Paris wedding. Château Vaux le Vicomte is a private French chateau for wedding hire.
It all started with a one of kind hand painted haute-couture invitation to give a hint of what was in store for this Paris chateau wedding.
The invitation was one of the most refined art pieces ever produced. A painting of the Vaux-le-Vicomte south garden in the twilight, with gold stars, embossed. Thus, each event was represented by a laser-cut window that would eventually reveal the main invitation.
Most of the wedding guests stayed at the Ritz Hotel, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Upon arrival, each guest was greeted with a wonderful basket full of French goodies. French cheese, grapes, snacks, and wines.
THE SEINE RIVER CRUISE – FIRST DAY OF CHATEAU VAUX LE VICOMTE WEDDING
This four-day celebration Vaux le Vicomte wedding started with a sunset cruise on the Seine river through Paris twinkling lights. The theme was fashionably infused with blue-inspired floral composition. It gave the occasion to discover the unique monuments of the City of Lights.
The guest enjoyed the most delicious signature cocktail, fancy appetizer. A phenomenal DJ dressed up with a Marie-Antoinette hairpiece played chill out music all night. The boat sailed along with the most iconic Paris monument. We passed along the Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris, the Musée du Louvre, and of course, the Eiffel Tower.
All the guests were on the outside deck when the Eiffel tower twinkled. It was the occasion for the most glamorous pictures.
THE REHEARSAL DINNER
The next day of the Vaux le Vicomte dedding, we organized a Fabulous casino Monte Carlo style night held at the Musée Jacquemard-André, located in the 8th district of Paris. This Museum is a typical French wedding venue. It features a remarkable winter garden that testifies the artistic skill of the architect Henri Parent. The couple had decided to echo this party with their New York Engagement party. The theme was a reminder that marriage was all about placing all your bets on one person for life.
The Paris venue was decorated with red flower composition. All the gentlemen were dressed in a white tuxedo, that gave this ‘James Bond’ look type of party. The ladies displayed the most elegant & stylish dresses. We made sure that each guest received some token and was invited to gamble on the different casino tables: Blackjack, Poker & Roulette. Moulin-Rouge feather dancers sparkle & a talented jazz band entertained everyone.
If you wish to have a rehearsal dinner, let your luxury event planner in France know and we will make it happen.
WEDDING DAY AT VAUX-LE-VICOMTE
“The wedding day was nothing but a pure royal celebration.”
A quartet and two harpists played wonderful romantic melodies. The bride was escorted by one of the most famous kids choirs in France. The ceremony was officiated by a close friend of the couple which made it the union very emotional.
The wedding party was wearing matching pastel color outfit, baby blue, soft pink, and delicate ivory. Therefore, when she said yes, under an arch was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe to honor the country, hundreds of butterflies flew away to symbolize eternity.
The couple had picked one the most renowned catering company in Paris for their Vaux le Vicomte wedding. Passing tray of entrée, sophisticated summer-infused beverage, & chilled French champagne.
The original Vaux-le-Vicomte grand salon had undergone a total transformation. The design of the reception was was all symmetrical and in tune with the astronomy to echo with the roof of the grand salon. White-floor carpet, lush pastel floral composition, endless floral runner, and hundreds of candles.
The head table was inspired by a roman baldachin bed, and perfect face the symmetry of the garden. The concept was to have the couple surrounded by their loved ones in the middle of the room. The families and close friends delivered the most touch full wedding speeches. At midnight, the moon was perfectly aligned with the central table and garden, and the magical firework sealed an eternal love. The guests danced all night with the most amazing wedding band in France.
THE FAREWELL BRUNCH
After a long night of celebrations, it was time for a last but not least stunning farewell brunch on an iconic rooftop facing the place de la Concorde and overlooking all of Paris. Most of the guests followed the bathrobe invitation dress code. The best days of her life, said the bride, flying back to New York City.
This perfectly planned four-day Vaux le Vicomte wedding, one of a kind sumptuous design, table setting is but one shining example of Jean-Charles Vaneck’s work, and what future couples can look forward to when partnering with Sumptuous Events for their own dream destination wedding.
If you would like to plan a Chateau wedding near Paris or somewhere in France, we would love to help.