Giornico

by admin on April 23, 2014

Giornico, a town in Sopraceneri with one of the oldest churches in Switzerland: skip the church of San Nicolao and head straight to the Santa Maria di Castello, a now abandoned romanesque church:

Giornico castle 1

Giornico castle 2

Giornico castle 2

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More pictures of Giornico and the Santa Maria di Castello can be found here.

Be Unique Suisse

by admin on April 16, 2014

Be Unique Suisse is a company we worked with for Alex and Lisa’s wedding. They were great, professional and a pleasure to work with, so we’re happy to feature them here:

 

BE UNIQUE SUISSE .. AT A GLANCE

Profile

Be Unique Suisse started in 2012, a new and modern voice in the image and aesthetics world, in the heart of Lugano. Be Unique uses integrated services to create unique value, designing a personalized road to improvement. Services include: aesthetics, hair dressing, make up and image consultancy.

Vision

Our vision is to showcase each of our guest’s unique personality by studying their needs.

Special Wedding Focus- Merry Me
Merry Me is our range of services dedicated to newlyweds. Using our experience and professionalism, we accompany the bride and groom on their road toward perfect, satisfying various needs:

- Hair and Makeup services for the Bride

- Total Look (consulting for choice of dress, accessories, footwear)

- Beauty treatments for the face and body, both for him and her

- Additional services: extensions, semi-permanent makeup, thickening and lengthening of eyelashes.

 

“Our dream is to make your wedding day unforgettable”

CONTACT DETAILS:
Be Unique Suisse – Via Ferruccio Pelli 13 – 6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 91 922 57 29 contact@beuniquesuisse.ch www.beuniquesuisse.ch

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Milo Zanecchia – Wedding Photographer

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Castello Visconteo Locarno

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Hotel Eden Roc

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