Una notte a Napoli

Can the black & white photos transmit the feelings? Looking at those incredible shots we can state that the answer is definitely “YES”! Elizabete and Roberts made their wedding day a real work of art and style at Villa, Riga Latvia. We are utterly pleased to share these beautiful photos with you accompanied with the touching love story of those two shared first-hand by the bride.

“We met 5 years ago. We have been inseparable ever since. Falling in love happened quickly and effortlessly. He was my person from the very first day we met.

That was such a Romantic November day, when Robert popped the question on the rooftop terrace where our love story started 4 years ago.

Our wedding planning journey was fielded with so many emotions and love. We wanted our wedding to be truthful and our guests to feel free while celebrating our wonderful relationship that we had nurtured for the 5 years.

Our ceremony was tailor made to what we believed made sense to our story. Surrounded by our favourite people our day was filled with copious amounts of fun and love. For our Tranditional Chatolic wedding ceremony this past July, we opted for a “traditional chic”

and our wedding theme was “ Una notte a Napoli” (One night in Napoli).

From the entrance to the traditional Chatolic Church venue and bouquets of baby's breath and white lilys to the party reception, where the guests were waiting for us with cocktails and appetizers while listening to the jazz orchestra in the city garden In Fon Stricka Villa. The romance of it all was just what we needed. 

We greeted our guests with an Italian summer style hats and fans and the sun pampered us!

Our inspiration behind Italian theme was to make sure everyone feels like in a big family in a most beautiful love story celebration!

I always knew I wanted an elegant but in the same time chic and a bit sexy lace wedding dress. Nothing like having that delicate lace fabric draped across your body… when I first saw WONA Jade gown I knew that this will be my dream dress. This wedding dress is everything I ever looked for in a gown I wanted to get married in. The Jade gown is made of a delicate lace, with an elegant silhouette - sophisticated and classic- just as I wanted.

I was so lucky to see how beautiful My Orchid bridal bouquet looked with the dress!

Inside the bouquet I carried Rue flower, which my mother put inside the bouquet before ceremony. Rue flower is a Lithuanian national flower and as my Mother is Lithuanian she told me that my granny would never allow me to walk down the aisle without rue flower inside my bridal bouquet. That was such a beautiful and emotional moment for me.

We loved every detail of the day. And we’re absolutely grateful for such a wonderful celebration of our love!”

Bride @elizabete_roza

Groom @rerdmanis

Photo @elinaupmane_


Amelia 'Mia' Porter

My bridal experience at WONA bridal was amazing. My consultant, Malak, was extremely knowledgeable, warm, and courteous. The gowns were in great condition, the lighting was perfect, and my entourage and I had total privacy during thr entire appointment. I didn't officially say yes to the dress. However, I know I found my dream dress and am looking forward to moving forward with the process with the WONA team!
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Samantha Witchey

I had a wonderful first bridal appt at WONA with Sylvia. My guests and I received a very individualized experience and saw many beautiful gowns. Sylvia was incredibly patient and accommodating to my budget. She was able to listen to my opinion and select several gowns for me to try on that would fit my vision and budget. This was my very first bridal appt, and I am happy it was such a a pleasant experience. The shop is gorgeous and the staff is incredibly attentive. Highly recommend any NYC bride to go see Sylvia at WONA.
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Emily Morgan

Yesterday I found the dress of my dreams at Wona bridal. My first impression was through the seamless and easy booking process followed up with friendly responses and prompt emails for any questions I had regarding the big day. Yesterday upon my arrival I was greeted with a smile by one of the sales associates as my associate wasn’t quite ready yet. We were welcomed to walk around and look through some of the racks until it was my turn. I was greeted by Kayla who appeared to be just as excited to find my wedding dress as I was. I began showing her some pictures of inspiration but really left most of my faith in her hands to point me in the right direction. Before I knew it the third dress I tried on would have ended up being my wedding dress. Kayla was knowledgeable, patient and guided me through the appointment with strategic strategy that left me 100% confident that I had found the dress of my dreams. Even down to the sizing and customization Kayla and the rest of the Wona team took their time and really made my vision feel heard. Leaving yesterday I am 100% confident that I have the dress of my dreams and thanks to the Wona staff I cannot wait to go back and continue the process before my big day!! Thank you Kayla!!!!!
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Kazandra Aleman

Malik was absolutely fabulous during my wedding dress shopping experience. After explaining my vision she quickly brought out dresses that were stunning and fit my vision. She Made me feel amazing in each one and explained all the details of what alterations were possible (pretty much any alterations you want!) since I had very specific requests! While I ultimately did not choose a dress from this location, I would highly recommend shopping here. It was amazing learning more about the dresses, material, alterations, and overall what I really wanted for myself on my wedding day. I’m grateful for the kindness and patience Malik showed me during my visit to WONÁ.
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Alexandra Zieminski

I had a great experience at Wona! I got to try on gorgeous dresses & Bridget was so motivational and kind. I really would have loved to have bought a dress here, but my wedding got moved up several months & a rush order fee was not in my budget. I’m so grateful that I was able to try in my dream dress (look in the photos for a gold glitter extravaganza) & that the women who work here were attentive and so helpful. My fiancé enjoyed seeing me in a couple dresses (he wanted to be part of the process).
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