Lake Como, Italy - 16 March 2021

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Lake Como is the epitome of luxury destination weddings and events, and that’s no secret.

Named one of top wedding planners in the world by Harper’s Bazaar, Rachel Birthistle, owner and CEO of The Lake Como Wedding Planner, is a landlady star of the most glamorous lake in the globe herself. Together with her team, she has been planning multiple day events in this fantastic scenario for more than 10 years and has become a leader in the industry and a point of reference to all of those couples dreaming to get married by she shores of the one and only Lake Como.

“Our philosophy is simple: perfectly seamless and beautifully stylish events in a place that provides the most stunning backdrop imaginable”, says Rachel. And it couldn’t be more true!

With her international team of 14 based in Como, nothing is left to chance and thanks to her in house event design team she is able to take care of every detail from concept design and mood boards to furniture layouts, tableware and florals.

She considers the guests experience as a top priority, aiming to deliver her clients the ultimate Italian experience she is able to provide, never repeating what she has done in the past. Uniqueness is the key, and it goes without saying.


Her expertise not only lies in knowing the area extremely well but also in the phenomenal relationship she has been able to create with top vendors of the industry. This contributes to create unforgettable atmosphere for each of the events she designs and plans, which are worldwide renowned for the impeccable aesthetic.

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