I plan couture marriages, with a special preference to elopements and intimate weddings. I create unforgettable and unique days, taking care of all the details, so that they could talk about you, about your love story and make your guests feel like in a family. You will be guided in a completely personalized and accurate way towards your most important day, having the freedom to dream and the time to enjoy what is really important for you: your happiness and memories.
Italy full wedding planning & design services for romantic couples with a timeless taste
Lush and organic flower design service to complete your unique and bespoke wedding design
If you know what you want but not how to get it, if planning from afar scares you, if you want your style to emerge from every little thingand put this moment in the hands of a creative and professional team, one of the wedding packages is waiting for you .
A genuine passion for events and love stories, the experience of years in creating couture events, a network of trusted professionals built with care over time, constant updating and the search for inspiration.
These are just some of the positive things that you will get working with me.
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR TRAVEL COST?
Chiara lives between Tuscany, in the Chianti area, and the stunning Sicily, near Taormina in the south of Italy, so she is used to travel all over Italy for her weddings and for her personal affairs. During these years we have created a large professional network that reaches all the corners of the Belpaese and we have worked from Lake Como to Amalfi Coast!
In case you'll decide Scent of Orchid is your choice, the travel costs estimated based on the location you choose for your wedding or elopement will be included in your investment.
HOW MUCH WILL WE SPEND FOR YOUR WEDDING PLANNING AND DESIGN SERVICES?
We choose a policy of transparence with our clients and to allow them to have a complete control on the expenses related to our services. We offer to our Clients a flat investment plan, included of all taxes and travel costs.
The investment on Scent of Orchid services depends on the number of guests, possible extra events such as activities and experiences or welcome and farewell parties, the logistics of the event and several other factors. Please, contact us and we will be happy to provide you with a tailor made quote.
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE BUDGET ON YOUR WEDDINGS?
It all depends! Each couple has its specific needs and wishes. There are many factors to consider: guest count, venue, catering & menu, style, season, etc. This is something at Scent of Orchid we are expert in and Chiara can assist you in creating a realistic custom budget.
Based on our most couples experience, for a tailor-made wedding, well cared for in detail, with around 50 guests, a budget starting at 40k and up should usually be considered.
DO YOU WORK IN TEAM?
Chiara loves to have a personal touch in her business and to work with her lovely clients strictly in contact, so she gets to know you better and be sure to help you creating your real dream day. So, you'll always have direct contact with her during all the planning & design process while her assistant will take care of logistics and administrative things. On the day of wedding, Chiara will be on site and will have at least an assistant with her.
ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS OUTSIDE ITALY?
Yes, other than Italy we are specialized in arranging weddings & elopements in Spain and France, having developed yet a trusted and very selected network of vendors in those countries, but Chiara is available for events all over Europe.
DO YOU OFFER A DAY-OF OR MONTH-OF COORDINATION?
As wedding planner, Chiara provides with her team logistical management, develops detailed timelines, negotiates contracts and makes sure every vendor understands your vision for your wedding. Most importantly, she matches you with quality vendors who you can trust to go above and beyond on their day.
We strongly believe these responsibilities must be carried out months before an event rather than right before, to ensure every detail has been planned and verified. It would add unnecessary stress for you if we'd introduce possible gaps in scheduling and/or contract issues in the weeks before your big day.
Lastly, it is very important for us to have all the time to get to know you, providing you a result that fits your personality and wishes, letting you enjoy your wedding. For these reasons we do not offer partial coordination.
HOW MANY WEDDINGS DO YOU ACCEPT PER YEAR?
Chiara chooses to plan & design intimate weddings and elopements to give her clients a couture service, with a personal and extreme cared approach and a highly detailed design. Due to this kind of method, we choose to take just few events per year and not more than one in the same week.
DO YOU WORK ONLY WITH YOUR TEAM OF VENDORS?
Mostly yes. We can guarantee you to provide the best result if we are able to work with a team of professionals that can understand and interpret the creative direction Chiara gives them. This is particularly important for photographers, external florists and graphic designer. We could make exceptions for trusted creatives that shares our aesthetic, values and vision.
WILL YOU HANDLE OUR CONTRACTS AND VENDOR PAYMENTS?
Our full planning & design service offers contract & payment management for all vendors. For our policy of transparency, you will pay for external services and vendors directly, after approving the estimates that I submit to you.
WILL YOU ASSIST US TO ALL OF OUR RELEVANT MEETINGS?
Chiara always does her best to make it to as many vendor meetings as possible and will always be there to guide you through each and every detail.
CAN YOU HELP US WITH PAPERWORKS?
If you decide to marry legally in Italy, we can definitely manage it. We usually team up with a collaborator with decades of experience for this delicate tasks. This service is to be quoted separately. Depending on the requirements necessary for your case, it starts from 700 euros.