Happy 1-Month Anniversary to Our Brides Live Wedding Winners, Valentina & Eric!

Brides Live Wedding

It's hard to believe that already a month has passed since we watched Brides Live Wedding winning couple Valentina and Eric say "I do" before their loved ones in a gorgeous, global-inspired celebration. The adorable duo, now gearing up for their bound-to-be-incredible honeymoon in Bora Bora, had only been engaged for a few months when they learned that they would be the ones to marry in a million-dollar wedding beyond their wildest dreams — with a catch: Every wedding detail from the wedding dress to the honeymoon destination would be voted on by America.

Voters made incredible picks, starting with the stunning inspiration board. The vibrant fuchsia and shades-of-blue color palette immediately caught the eye of bride Valentina and she was thrilled when she learned it would take center stage on her big day. See more of our favorite wedding details below, and click here to see the rest of Valentina and Eric's wedding album.

After saying "I do" under an arbor of bougainvillea, hydrangea, and roses, Eric and Valentina took their first walk as Mr. and Mrs. while guests showered them with fuschia rose petals.

Bride Valentina's dreamy wedding-day look was anchored by the incredible "Esme" gown by Monique Lhuillier. Layer-upon-layer of tulle made the gown perfect for the formal affair, but still befitting the seaside setting of the St. Regis Monarch Beach. Featuring removable cap sleeves, the dress transformed into a strapless look for the reception's high-energy dance party. Soft waves were a natural choice for the bride's locks, which were held back by delicate floral hair pins by Twigs & Honey.

The reception space was dominated by beautiful bougainvillea and hydrangea canopies inspired by the couple's ceremony arbor. Candles hanging in glass orbs illuminated the tables and the nearby dance floor, where old school hip hop got guests moving and grooving.

Click here to see Eric and Valentina's complete wedding album — and don't forget to watch the video of their wedding day above!

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