Teresa Giudice's Stylist Breaks Down the Star's $10,000 Wedding Hairdo

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice's wedding hairstyle cost nearly $10,000 and required more than 1,500 bobby pins, her stylist, Lucia Casazza revealed. Get all the details.

By Allison Crist Aug 08, 2022 4:25 PMTags
Watch: Teresa Giudice's Stylist Breaks Down $10K Wedding Hair

Go big or go home.

Teresa Giudice's bridal hair definitely opted for the former, as the Real Housewives of New Jersey star rocked a sky-high 'do complete with several layers of curls and braids at her and Luis "Louie" Ruela's wedding on Aug. 6. The look immediately divided the internet, and now, Teresa's stylist Lucia Casazza is ready to offer a few explanations.

As Lucia explained on the Aug. 8 episode of Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show Radio Andy, she's been doing Teresa's hair since season three of RHONJ in 2011 So, when it came time to dream up a wedding look, Lucia knew that as "the queen of New Jersey," Teresa needed hair that was fit for royalty. Added the stylist, "Teresa said, 'My hair has to be over the top.'"

Thankfully, it didn't take long for Teresa to find a hair piece she loved—Lucia said the Bravo star discovered "the one" at a bridal boutique in New York City with her daughter, Gia—and her decision was solidified by the fact that Luis loved her hair out of her face. 

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Afterward, Lucia quickly began building a hairstyle around the piece selected by Teresa. The final look—which cost more than $7,000, not including the nearly $2,500 styling—was "magic," Lucia said, revealing that it was made up of seven bundles of keratin fusion extensions, one pack of clips, more than 1,500 bobby pins, and three pieces of mesh brought together and stitched to create the insert for the volume.

The removal process was just as tricky as the application. According to Lucia, Teresa's makeup artist Priscilla spent two hours helping the RHONJ star take out all of the hair, which she said is now in a pile somewhere. 

To see the look for yourself, along with more photos from Teresa and Luis' wedding, keep scrolling.

Here Comes the Bride

Teresa walks down the aisle, as seen in this photo shared by Jill Zarin.

Wedding Veil

Teresa makes her way down the aisle.

Fab Five

Teresa poses with her four daughters.

Exchanging Vows

Teresa and Luis are seen at their wedding ceremony at the Park Chateau Estate in East Brunswick, NJ on Aug. 6, 2022.

You May Kiss the Bride

Mazel tov!

Real Housewives Bridesmaids

RHONJ's Jennifer Aydin appears with co-star and fellow bridesmaid Dolores Catania.

Wedding Ceremony

Taja Abitbol shared this pic of the bride and groom.

Walking Down the Aisle
Happy Tears

Loni Love sheds a tear as Tre makes her way down the aisle.

First Dance

The bride and groom enjoy their first dance at their reception.

They Do

The newlyweds match in all-white.

Dancing Like Nobody's Watching

The couple shares a special moment on the dancefloor.

Kiss the Bride

The two kiss at their reception.

Presenting the Bride and Groom

Taja Abitbol shared this video of the bride and groom arriving at their reception.

Hi Jill

Jill shares a selfie with partner Gary Brody.

Reception Look

Taja Abitbol shared this pic of herself with the bride at the reception.

On the Mic

Luis and Teresa talking to their guests.

Reception Fun

Loni poses with the newlyweds.

Giudice Sisters

Teresa's daughters and bridesmaids Gia, Gabriella, Milania and Audriana Giudice film a TikTok dance.

Real Housewives Unite

The Real Housewives of New York City's Dorina Medley poses with bridesmaid and Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jennifer Aydin.

Jennifer Aydin

Reporting for bridesmaid duty!

Audriana Giudice

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star's youngest daughter, 12, poses for a mirror selfie.

Mother & Daughter

Audriana Giudice shares a selfie with her mom.

Teresa's girls

Teresa's daughters and bridesmaids Gia, Gabriella, Milania and Audriana Giudice pose for a pic.

Wedding Party

Teresa and Louie pose with the wedding party, including all of their children.

All Together Now

Loni grabs a snapshot with RHOA's Kenya Moore and Phaedra Parks and a few of the evening's entertainers.

Pure Bliss

The happy couple steals a minute alone.

Wedding Prep

The bride gets ready for her big day. "Love makes you beautiful @teresagiudice," wrote her co-star Jennifer Aydin. "#Congratulations! #LouResa!!"

Housewives Crossover

RHOA meets RHODubai.

Group Shot

Teresa and her daughter pose with fellow Housewives.

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