teresa guidiceThe wedding dress is full of sentimental value.
the Real Housewives of New Jersey star married Luis Ruelas on Saturday in a custom dress that brought together the most important aspects of her life.
Designer Mark Zunino shared his original sketches on Instagram over the weekend, providing an inside scoop on everything that went into creating Giudice’s bridal look.
“The original sketches of the wedding look!” he wrote on Instagram. “@teresagiudice wore a custom blush mermaid dress by Mark Zunino Atelier that featured over 300 yards of hand-draped English netting. The train was over 100 inches long accented with crystal and pearl detailing with long beaded evening gloves matching white”.
Zunino intertwined accents to “pay homage” to the Housewife’s family as well, which he did with the veil. He wrote that “her veil was designed exclusively for her with three large hearts and the Italian phrase ‘Sempre Insieme’ which means ‘Always together'”.
However, some of Giudice’s most special dress modifications are the ones you can’t see, they’re just for her. Zunino wrote on Instagram that Giudice shared with him that so many things in her life happen three by three. She brought that to life in two different places on her dress.
She embroidered three pink hearts above her heart, as well as three number “3’s” on the inside of her bodice.
“All the elements were designed to help inspire a fantastic future full of ‘love, love, love’ that Teresa always says!” he wrote.
Giudice, 50, also wore transparent beaded gloves for her ceremony. held in front of 220 guests in the Park Chateau Estate and Gardens in East Brunswick, New Jersey, which were also custom created by the designer. The bride completed her look with a custom crystal tiara from Bridal Styles Boutique in Brooklyn, New York
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The glamor of Giudice’s wedding was provided by Lucia Casazza and Priscilla Distasio. Casazza, who also does the reality star’s hair for the Bravo show, crafted a dramatic hairstyle to keep the tiara in place for her, and Distasio created a gorgeous sun-kissed look. She shared a glimpse of Giudice’s transformation in social networks with a breakdown of the products she used, writing: “My beautiful friend, sister, muse and #OG @teresa guidice married his soul mate! @louiearuelas 🥰 What a beautiful day for a beautiful couple!! I am more than happy for you two! ☺️Their love for each other is a true fairy tale.”
the The event was filmed for a special set to air on Bravo.as PEOPLE previously reported. The big day is missing they were Giudice’s brother and sister-in-law joe gorga Y melissa gorgaas much as RHONJ alum my messengerwho was previously said to be a maid of honor.
The four daughters of Giudice — Familytwenty-one; gabriela17; Milania16, and Adriana12, whom she shares with her ex-husband Joseph — were all by their mother’s side, as were Ruelas’ two sons, David and Nicolás, from their previous relationship.
The black tie event was also attended by a sea of Bravo talent, including Giudice’s. RHONJ co-stars Jennifer Aydin, Dolores Catania, daisy josephs Y Jackie Goldschneiderplus Real Housewives of Dubai escape chanel, Real Housewives of Miamiby Alexia Nepola Real Housewives of Potomac star Ashley Darby, Real Housewives of New York City students medley potpourri Y Jill Zarinand past and present Real Housewives of Atlanta stars kenya moore, Phaedra Parks Y Cynthia Bailey.
Giudice began dating Ruelas, 47, in 2020 after Ruelas asked Giudice for her phone number when they met organically and off camera. They got engaged in october 2021 in Greece. Ruelas placed a sign in the sand that read “Marry Me” along with a walkway lined with candles. The moment was completed with a fireworks display for the couple.
“It was absolutely exquisite,” a source told PEOPLE at the time. “The choreographed fireworks display lit up a ‘Marry Me’ sign as Louie took a knee. Teresa was completely shocked.”