Dolce & Gabbana Model Bianca Balti Marries in Lemon-Adorned Laguna Beach Wedding

Bianca Balti weddingModel Bianca Balti is seen wearing a white outifit from Dolce and Gabbana in the streets of Manhattan before heading to a Sports Illustrated event on February 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Timur Emek/GC Images)

Bianca Balti likely didn’t have to cast her net too wide when dreaming up her perfect wedding dress; the Dolce & Gabbana model had two great friends and designers at the ready.

The Italian model, 33, wore a billowing Dolce & Gabbana gown custom designed by Stefano Gabbana at her nuptials to Matthew McRae earlier this month. The bride stunned in a classic Victorian-inspired dress, and even shared a beautiful first look from the wedding on Instagram. In the black-and-white photo, Balti shines in a white lace gown that boasts elegant cap sleeves, a low-cut, square-cut back, an empire waist, and a long, flowing train.

Balti expertly balances her younger daughter Mia on her hip while holding her older daughter Matilde’s hand with her other hand. “BEST. DAY. EVER,” the ecstatic model captioned the family portrait, taken from behind. (McRae, 37, similarly donned Dolce & Gabbana for the wedding, as evidenced by his own post to Instagram with the simple caption, “Game day.”)

Balti is the face for the brand’s Light Blue fragrance, and invited the designers to her gorgeous Italian-themed wedding at The Ranch in Laguna Beach, California. “L O V E ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ DEAR BIANCA MUCH LOVE FOR YOU AND YOUR HUSBAND, MIA AND MATILDE!!!” Gabbana captioned a repost of the precious photo.

Wedding dress aside, the decor for the evening similarly exuded taste and elegance, with lemons featured prominently as the theme of the night. Several pieces of the bright yellow fruit dotted the top of the wedding cake and more were displayed by a large sign welcoming guests to the nuptials, reading, “Welcome to Bianca & Matthew’s celebration of love!”

In several images shared by guests, the fragrant fruit also served as cute alternatives to place cards for guests at the long tables where they dined among flowers and candles during the reception.

Photos of the courtyard wedding also showed elegant lights strung among trees above guests’ heads and lace tablecloths to add to the glamour of the evening, giving the entire space the feel of a Mediterranean fairy tale. See the photos below.

The Ceremony


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Game day.

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The Reception

Che festa #wedding #biancaandmatthew #california #lagunabeach #theranchatlagunabeach #wcrt2017

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The Decor

The Cake

All the best #biancaandmatthew #wedding #lagunabeach #california #wcrt2017

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