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A Summer Wedding in the Spanish House Where Salvador Dalí Spent His Teenage Summers

A Summer Wedding in the Spanish House Where Salvador Dalí Spent His Teenage Summers

4 many years after Marta Casas Casals, founder of sugar-no cost vitamin-powered gummy brand name Mims, and Joaquim Guilera Recoder achieved at a London dwelling social gathering, he proposed to her in Cadaqués, Spain, where by they have a seaside house and expend the summers. He actually obtained down on one particular knee in Cap de Creus, wherever the 1971 film The Light at the Edge of the Environment was shot.

After engaged, the Barcelona-primarily based few selected to host their summer marriage ceremony at El Molí de la Torre—the household where by Salvador Dalí put in many summers during his youth—in the municipality of El Considerably d’Empordà. Marta and Joaquim know the house owners, who ended up so form to offer you the position as a venue. To support system all the things, Marta’s sister, Mireia Casas of Wedd Studio stepped in. “She generally does extremely special and various weddings, and she did an wonderful position with this one—especially since for the duration of the group, she was pregnant with her next youngster,” the bride shares.

For her vacation down the aisle, Marta’s marriage costume was made by Katarina Grey, who also made seems for the bride’s three sisters. Marta accomplished her ensemble with jewelry from her husband’s family’s firm, Recoder Joyeros, and Saint Laurent’s Candy shoes. As a nod to the spot they achieved, florist Mireia Abras created a blooming bridal bouquet with roses from Westminster Abbey.

On the morning-of, Marta bought ready with her makeup artist and Salon Toro, who gave the bride a purely natural beauty seem. And Joaquim appeared dapper in a bespoke a few-piece suit, made by Kathryn Sargent in Mayfair.

On June 25, 2021, visitors collected in Església de Sant Pere in front of the Dalí museum for the ceremony. The room was loaded with 200 candles and olive trees to generate a passionate ambiance. The couple’s priest was a close friend of theirs and really open-minded. Audio was quite vital, as the groom studied violin, so there had been 15 musicians from the Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu executing in the church. Both of those people are heavily musically inclined. Marta’s sister sang “Hallelujah” and “I Never Want to Pass up a Matter,” and Joaquim’s sisters, Monica and Helena, sang “Can You Come to feel the Appreciate Tonight.”

After exchanging vows and rings, the newlyweds led their loved types again to the dwelling, where the aperitivo of 12 various canapés, a paella buffet, and live new music were waiting around. Evening meal was a seafood consommé with prawn tartar and beef tenderloin with Cafe de Paris sauce, followed by a desert of mojito sorbet and assorted cakes—all catered by LeChef.

Throughout the meal, Marta and Joaquim gave bouquets to their mothers and bottles of Champagne to their fathers to thank them for everything. In keeping with tradition, they also gave small gifts to their favored unmarried partners, flowers to their solitary woman mates, and fishing rods to their single male friends.

Put up-evening meal, Joaquim sang the Moulin Rouge variation of “Your Song” to his new bride. “It was attractive, I ought to say that was the greatest minute of my daily life,” Marta remembers. And the pair took to the dance flooring for their initial dance to Elvis Presley’s protect of “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

The pair also geared up extra sweets—Taps de Cadaqués, Coca de Sant Joan (a summer season solstice traditional desert), and rum el cremat—as close friends showered the two in Champagne. The night time finished with seemingly infinite dancing with BeTuned Firm and a fireworks display in the Spanish sky.