Inside Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas’ wedding

Teresa Giudice and Luis “Louie” Ruelas seemed to have had a blast at their wedding.

The ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ star, 50, and the businessman, 48, tied the knot in an extravagant ceremony and reception on Saturday in front of family, friends and loved ones. co-stars.

The festivities took place in East Brunswick, NJ, on the sprawling 15-acre grounds of Park Castle Estate & Gardens. The picturesque location is home to a lavish mansion and adjoining chapel, with an all-around white facade inspired by the Romantic style and ornate with 17th-century French Gothic architecture.

Giant scalloped hearts of white roses could also be seen rising across the Versailles landscape, some apparently mounted during last-minute preparations for the celebration.

Also spotted: a group of attendants wearing black cloth and white umbrellas, presumably protecting the bride from an untimely reveal as she walked across the lawn.

Giudice’s four daughters, Gia, 21, Gabriella, 17, Milania, 16, and Audriana, 12, served as bridesmaids, as did her “RHONJ” teammates Dolores Catania and Jennifer Aydin.

Several women from various “Real Housewives” spin-offs were also in attendance, including Dorinda Medley from “New York City”, Alexia Echevarria of “Miami” and Chanel Ayan from “Dubai”. Actor Loni Love was also seen among the guests.

The the ceremony took place in the gardens around dusk, ending just as a beautiful sunset began to cast a soft pink haze over the wondrous scene. The bride wore a fitted strapless dress with a mermaid silhouette, accessorizing it with a wide veil embroidered with huge intertwined hearts and the words “semper insieme” – meaning “always together”.

Then the crowd gradually moved into the main house, where the real party was just beginning.

Before the reception, the bride took a break from the action to put on her second dress of the evening: a voluminous off-the-shoulder ballgown adorned with floral embroidery, accessorized with a huge glittering tiara and a ‘do still bigger.

Teresa Giudice puts on her second dress of the evening at her wedding
After the ceremony, Giudice took a break from the action to put on her second dress of the evening, which she accessorized with a huge tiara and an even bigger ‘do’.

Shortly after, Giudice and Ruelas had their first dance as a married couple. As the newlyweds swayed “I Can Love You” by Ruelle in the sumptuous grand ballroom of the Park Château, an ethereal-looking white mist rolled across the floor, giving the impression that the lovebirds were floating on a cloud.

Later, another sweet interaction happened, as Ayan’s 14-year-old son, Taj, mirrored with Giudice to beat of “Yeah!” by Usher.

alleys offered at Giudice in Greece in October 2021 after a relationship of just over a year. Around the same time, the lovebirds moved in together with Giudice’s daughters and Ruelas’ sons, Luis Jr. and Nicholas, from previous marriages.

Teresa Giudice and her four daughters posing together at Giudice's bridal shower.
Giudice and her four daughters moved in with Ruelas last fall.

Giudice’s engagement came a year after she finalized her divorce from ex-husband Joe Giudice after 20 years of marriage.

The cookbook author told Page Six exclusively in July that her marriage “definitely” would not be filmed for “RHONJ”, but her sister-in-law and co-star Melissa Gorga teased that a spin-off or standalone special is in the works.

Luis Ruelas and Teresa Giudice on a red carpet.
Giudice previously told Page Six that her wedding “definitely” wouldn’t be filmed for “RHONJ.”
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“I mean, I can’t imagine it not being filmed. Let’s just say that,” Gorga, 43, told Page Six in June.

Season 13 of “RHONJ” wrapped filming with a Great Gatsby-themed party earlier this week.

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