Is This the Most Extravagant Fashion Wedding There Ever Was?

Last Friday, W Magazine contributing fashion editor and super stylist Giovanna Battaglia married Oscar Engelbert in what can only be described as a jaw-dropping wedding ceremony on the island of Capri. With three killer costume changes, from the Alaïa custom-made number she deftly wore to the rehearsal dinner to the striking Alexander McQueen wedding dress that boasted thousands of feathers to a lace Giambattista Valli party dress no less. The ceremony was topped off with flurries of coordinated confetti (naturally) that showered down on rows and rows of impeccably well-dressed wedding guests.

The guest list read like a who's who of the fashion world, and included everyone from Natasha Poly to Anna Dello Russo, Lauren Santo Domingo, Natalie Massenet and Peter Dundas, to name but a few. Naturally, the event set Instagram alight with #gioandoscar blazing across the most chichi of profiles.

Scroll down to Giovanna's unapologetically gorgeous wedding photos for sartorial and wedding nuptial inspiration!

Thursday 9 June, a flurry of the world's most stylish people arrived on the island of Capri for the couple's rehearsal dinner. Giovanna opted for a custom-made Alaïa dress that she wore with her favourite go-to shoe brand, Aquazzura

The chic couple said "I do" on the balcony of the Punta Carena lighthouse on Capri. The bride wore Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, which came complete with an impressive long train, intricate embroidery and gathered placements of feathers. In a word: perfection.

The bridesmaids were not afraid of getting the #gioandoscar hashtag buzzing.


The all-star congregation have already hailed the wedding as the most stylish of 2016, with no surprise to Giovanna's committed social media following. Salute. From Derek Blasburg to Lauren Santo Domingo snapping away on their Insta feeds, every moment of the ceremony was photo-opp ready.

The weekend was brimming with dinners and celebrations taking place on yachts and in the historic market square.

Another party, another statement party dress for the bride.

Now, that's what we call a yacht party.

Naturally, the dinner table was dressed just as well as the bride and groom.

The couple enjoyed an intimate dinner party with their nearest and dearest.

No one is too cool for photo booth fun. Fact.

Oscar and Giovanna made themselves the front cover couple of their favourites reads for guests to pose with. Perhaps this is more of a premonition than a party feature? We think so.

Totally shopping for wedding dresses now, regardless of relationship status.

Has this inspired your dream wedding day? Let us know which photos you loved the most in the comment below!

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