The bride and groom teamed up with their wedding party to dry off the benches, and at p.m., guests sat down on (now dry! The seating was designed in a curved formation so everyone could see the couple and take in the view at the same time.

dating or married-52

The wedding dress was a couture Oscar de la Renta gown, which was made of corded rose lace and featured a four-foot-long train with scalloped trim.

Whitney accessorized with a coordinating cathedral-length veil, Gianvito Rossi heels, and Marlo Laz earrings (custom-made by her lifelong best friend, Jesse Lazowski).

In fact, the cake was made from scratch in front of guests on the main terrace.

"It took approximately 45 minutes, and guests could watch as the pastry chefs created it from the very beginning to the moment when we finally cut the cake," said the bride. "For dinner and dessert, the bride slipped into a custom Delphine Manivet satin slip dress and pale pink velvet Manolo Blahnik mules.

They also personalized the gifts by adding their monogram on basically everything inside (and outside) of the wicker tote!

While the bride's wedding weekend attire was nothing short of extraordinary, the main look was a standout on its own.

“We wanted the weekend to be as much of a surprise to us as to our guests,” Whitney said.

“I trusted our incredible planner to bring our vision to life at a place I had never been, and she and her team did an exceptional job.”Keep reading to see how Whitney and Michael's magical Italian wedding came to life, as captured by the talented Aaron Delesie!

“So we tried to keep that in mind and ended up drinking white wine and merging the groomsmen and bridesmaids into two connected suites at the villa and dancing in the rain until about p.m.

At that point, one of my bridesmaids, who is a meteorologist in Los Angeles, came running in saying it was going to clear that evening.

“We could not have been more in love with it, and are so happy that’s how it worked out,” she said.