PHOTOS: See Photos From Lauren Manzo’s Bridal Shower

Posted on May 18 2015 - 7:41am by BeachSpin

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Here comes the bride!! Lauren Manzo, 26, is set to marry Vito Scalia in two months, and the pre-festivities have officially kicked off with Lauren’s bridal shower, held Sunday afternoon at her parents Franklin Lakes, NJ mansion. The event was hosted by Lauren’s mom, Caroline Manzo. Lauren thanked her mom in a poignant Instagram post,

“Today @carolinemanzo threw me the Most beautiful & perfect Bridal Shower! Thank you so much Mom! You are the best person I know & I love you! My Bridesmaids and aunts and friends helped with so much & I feel so overwhelmed with love! Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us I am so grateful to all of you!”

The decor was girlie, feminine with floral details. A perfect setting for the noticeably new svelte, Lauren Manzo.

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A lot of care went into every detail, down to the custom cupcakes.

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Bravo cameras rolled for the event!

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Viewers watched the young “Manzo’d with Children” star’s relationship bloom with her future groom on “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” and now the big day is right around the corner! Lots of fun was had by all, as evidenced by these cute pics, posted on social media. 

Host, Caroline Manzo snaps a flick with Lauren’s beautiful guests.

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The reality star was joined by family and tons of friends for the special garden soiree. Aunt Jacqueline Laurita and costars, Melissa GorgaKathy Wakile and Rosie Pierri all attended. Scalia’s family were also in attendance.

Aunt Jacqueline and the bride-to-be share a sweet moment.

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Melissa Gorga pose with the lovely guest of honor.

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Melissa Gorga, Jacqueline Laurita and Rosie Pierri cozy up for a cute trio pic.

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Jacqueline Laurita and Kathy Wakile smile for the camera.

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Gal pals, Melissa Gorga and Jacqueline Laurita strike a pose, excited for the fun celebration. 

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Cousin Lexi (Dina Manzo’s daughter) was in the house!

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Aunt Frannie and Lexi say cheese!

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Bridesmaid dresses revealed! Picked up, and ready for the big event.

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More fun photos:

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Congratulations Lauren!!


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  • DSS

    hahahahah I hope Tre gets to see these smiling faces!!!!!!!!

    • Hahahahaha! You know there’s smoke coming from Teresa’a ears as we post. How dare Lauren Manzo not postpone her bridal shower and wedding for Teresa!!

      • DSS

        Which pic will upset her more…
        a: Melissa and Jac
        b. Lexi
        c The pic of Roseie, Melissa and Kathy

        And Lauren looked great!!!! Glad I didnt have to see Caroline!!!!!!!

        • “A” is killing her !!!!!

          And Caroline is in the 6th pic. She’s looks nothing like herself either.

          • DSS

            It is gonna be a GOOD DAY!!!!!

            I didnt even notice her!!!!!!

        • Babson_Chick

          All the above!!

  • RonnieIsBack

    Beautiful pics..and no Dino….Lauren will make a pretty bride.

  • Just a jersey girl

    I am not a Lauren fan but wish her happiness. My prayers are for Vito he is a nice guy, I hope this family doesn’t eat him alive.

    • You know they will. God bless Vito!

      • Just a jersey girl

        I am praying for his mother too. She just got the daughter in law from hell. I remember when Caroline met the family. Vito’s parents seemed like nice hard working people.

        • Yes, Vito’s family is salt of the earth, hard working people. A stark contrast to the Manzo’s.

      • DLister

        Poor Vito is a spineless pussywhipped mouthbreather.

  • Lauren Manzo looks so much better. The event looked like it was really nice and everyone seems happy.

  • RealitytvJunkie

    Lauren looks fantastic. Caroline is barely recognizable. What has she done to herself. Jacqueline has lost a lot of weight. Beautiful pics. Congrats Lauren.

    • Jennymckitty

      I don’t think Caroline has had work done. She has lost weight, grown her hair out and is wearing it flat.
      Jac looks good. Lauren looks beautiful.

      • RealitytvJunkie

        She’s had some work done. It’s obvious.

      • She looks 20 years younger…that can’t be weight loss alone especially since she’s older. When older people lose a ton of weight their faces sag. Caroline’s face is smaller, plump and MUCH younger.

        • Jennymckitty

          If she had work, it is really subtle. She still has some wrinkles under her eyes. To me, she doesn’t look like someone who has had work done. Her hairstyle has always been matronly and the color is lighter…that’s what I was attributing it to.

  • pixntrix

    Lauren looks fantastic…nothing but best wishes for the happy couple.

  • Bad Barbie

    Glad to see that Caro and Co now accept Lauren since she is skinny. They sure treated her like crap for being fat.

    Nice shower though. I really don’t care for Lauren, her social media behavior is despicable and she can lose the pounds but not the nasty.

    • RealitytvJunkie

      This is news to me, what has Lauren done on social media?

      • Bad Barbie

        A lot of nasty ish and then deletes it. Just like her brothers and Ashlee.

    • DSS

      She does look good. I was shocked LOL She is still nasty tho? I wonder what Jacs daughter is like. She was a pistol LOL

      • Chloe

        I was shock too. She loss a tremendous amount of weight. Good for her.

      • Bad Barbie

        Don’t know I think Asslee blocked me years ago.

        • DSS

          Lmao Badddddddddddddddddddddd Barbie

          • Bad Barbie


    • Bwahahahaha!

    • Birdie

      HAHAHAHA! Caro has had some serious work done…nothing like an insecure mom to cheer on a weight loss maintenance plan.

      • Bad Barbie

        According to Caro- she has always been “Tiny”. Where? In her brain maybe. She may not be obese but she is not tiny. Caro had lapband and so did Albert. Tiny people don’t get lapband. #lies

  • T’s Martini Lounge

    Looks like the tacky homegoods decorating that Dina is known for! Still cannot stand that lauren manzo, rotten inside and out.

  • Dave

    No Dina and Lauren still looks fat. Vito run!

  • Chloe

    I don’t see any pics of Ashlee. Was she there? And no Dina Zen Manzo? Lauren looks good. Happy times for the family I’m sure.

    • Eva

      Dina Manzo too busy with her “married” boyfriend. Check out magazines. She is no Zen angel.

  • DSS

    I see Kathy W there. She seems very nice and down to earth. her hubby probably gets annoying but is a guy I could hang out with at times. Anyone know the status of their daughters health? I heard the tumor came back and thats the last I heard. Hope all is ok in that family. They seem to love each other a lot without all the televised drama…………….

    • Bad Barbie

      Her husband is despicable with the nasty things that come out of his mouth towards women.

      • DSS

        OOOPS Hahaha shows just how little I watch when they are all on. I just saw that he loves his kids and wife. we can always take him out and lose him in a womens shelter for payback 🙂

  • TopGear

    Lovely photos. I wish Lauren and Vito much love and success in their new journey together.

    • DLister

      Barf. Those two will be divorced eventually.

  • WestCoastFeed

    Looks like a lovely party. Good to see Jac, Kathy and Rosie there. Dina must still be in Malibu. With the wedding two months off, does that mean that filming of RHONJ is also at least two months off?

  • CNN

    Kathy Wakile looks stunning. She’s my fav of the bunch. Congrats to the happy couple. All the best for a bright future filled with babies.

    • Eva

      I think Kathy is great. The rest … not so much.

  • Marsbars09

    It looks like Caro set up a lovely bridal shower Lauren. I’m glad Lexi, Mel, Kathy, and Rosie were able to attend.
    Has anyone noticed how much work the ladies got done to their faces?!
    Holy moly!

    • Hey Mas! Yes….TONS of cosmetic stuff done!

  • Trippinhhard

    I pity her husband, she’s just a little to bossy to me.. Everything looks beautiful at her shower..
    I’m crazy, because the first pictures I thought that was her wedding dress.. I am happy for her, I just hope her husband grows some balls… IJS

  • WaWaWaWHAT!

    I wish the Manzo’s would just go away…WHO CARES!!! I freakin can’t STAND this family…

  • WaWaWaWHAT!

    They should have showed the pics of Mama Caroline STILL breast feeding Albie then Chris throughout the shower…

    How is it the youngest ‘appears’ to have her life in order but 30 year old Mama breasts sucking Albie is a loser…

    As you can see I don’t care for this family…don’t attack me

    • Bad Barbie

      The verdict is not out yet on Lauren. I predict her being married for no longer than 1yr. Watch her be married and still think she is a kid living at home. I knew someone like her. The husband sent her back home (returned her) to her daddy.

  • Yolie

    Beautiful family. I really like the cupcakes and the entire decor. Well done, Caroline.

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  • DearLordHelpUs

    Another extremely unfortunate looking member of an extremely unfortunate looking family, or should I say fambily. What does Caroline or any of the Manzos have on Andy Cohen for them to still be on TV? SERIOUSLY I am dying to know! Although if I found out I would probably be rubbed out!

  • jane

    Lauren does look nice. . .too bad she is not so nice on the inside. Wonder when the episode with Lauren featured on the show “Bridezillas” will air. . .The second season of Manzo’d With Children will be chockful of Lauren’s self-entitled whiny nastiness and Caroline being the MOB from hell. I didn’t watch S1 and I definitely won’t be watching this mess either. Ugh!!

  • TheBeverlyHillsHaveEyes

    I’m probably one of the few that preferred RHONJ when the Manzo’s were on it. I know they are far from perfect but show me a family that is! I could never understand the hate for the boys because Caroline and Al were helping them with their business – that’s fairly normal in families where they already have their own successful business no? They seem a pretty normal strong family unit.
    Anyway I think Lauren looks fab and I hope we get to see the wedding on TV.

    • Bad Barbie

      Maybe because their boys have failed at some many businesses already? Also, the way Caroline treats then as if they are 3yr olds is really a turn off.

      • TheBeverlyHillsHaveEyes

        Have they? I only saw them involved with BLK and Little Town. Were there others? I get what you mean about Caroline but some parents are like that – I see moms all the time treat their boys like little princes and I’ve seen dads treat their daughters like princesses. It’s off putting but it’s not uncommon.

  • Kay

    With as much money as they have I’m shocked at how this event is decorated. I could not watch their show – too boring. With some shows – you hate them but you are still watching, just can’t help it. But their show is just plain boring.

  • colleen

    Let’s not be fooled that most of the RHONJ cast wouldn’t be there if NOT for the cameras