Together Journal Issue 16 - Hera and Daisy Curve
Engaged, Now what? - A quick guide to the very first things you need to consider
Press // We were thrilled to open the latest Together Journal to and see a beautiful feature showcasing a campaign we shot earlier this year for the stunning Hera Couture and Daisy Brides Curve collection.
All images captured by us, www.jesseandjessieweddings.com
DIRECTORY : A curated collection for the modern Minimalist Bride
Wohoo! You’re engaged, now what? Whether it’s a big surprise engagement or you’ve been hinting for years once the engagement bubble wears off you’ll be inundated with questions about “the big day” but how do you start planning a wedding? What’s the most important thing to do after you say yes and what order do you plan in?
The Wedding Planning Websites, Apps and Tools you can't live without
This is a wedding dress directory for the modern, minimalist bride, a collection of off the beaten path boutiques and designers capturing what it means to be a understated bride in a sea of excess. - New Zealand
10 Tips to get the most out of your wedding photos
I’ve rounded up the wedding planning apps, websites and resources no bride can live without. This list is designed to get you started towards a more organised big day some you will know others you may not!
The 5 most important questions to ask your makeup artist and Red Flags to Avoid!
We know how stressful planning a wedding can be with so many things to take into consideration.
We get asked so often how to get the best out of your wedding photos so we decided to jot down a few tips and tricks to consider for our couples and share them here.
The most important thing for us is that you end up with photos that not only capture what happened on the day but how you FELT as you married you love!
Behind the scenes in the city with New Zealand Designer Hera Couture
We have teamed up with bridal make up expert Christina Deller to bring you a few tips and trick to getting your bridal make up and beauty prep perfect before the big day and red flags to avoid!
Through my years of being a wedding makeup artist I have had so many brides tell me that they feel a lot of pressure to look the best they have ever looked on their wedding day. I totally understand I felt the same way with my wedding but I tell brides the same thing…
The Quick (Slightly Controversial) Guide to Wedding Planning
We were lucky enough to be a part of a an inner City Auckland shoot for New Zealand Designer Hera Couture, the brain child of the lovely Katie Yeung.
Katie is phenomenally talented and designs beautiful intricate wedding gowns for women across the world. In a industry full of fast fashion her dedication to fit and craftsmanship is a refreshing change and something we wish more people understood the importance of.
Floral trends and how not to be a pain in the arse client with Jardin Bell
This quick (slightly controversial) guide to wedding planning is here to help you make sense of it all because my darling brides, wedding planning is a long process but its so worth it in the end! Read up on my biggest wedding regrest and why I say don't have a DIY wedding.
Moodboard // Dresses
We sat down with Renee to chat florals, upcoming trends and how to not be a pain in the arse client…
At home with .the.finders
A mood board of confusing flux between minimal and the embellished goth romanticism
WHERE DO I START? - An Antipodean Wedding Planning Timeline
On how they met....
"after a few too many espresso martinis, lunch turned into a dinner that turned into Karaoke at Family Bar on a Wednesday night…. after a poor attempt of a duet to Eminem it really was love at first sight" - the.finders
YOUNG VENUS by Olivia and Thyme featuring gowns from One Day Bridal // Truly And Madly
A checklist of wedding preparation and things to remember. I found that so many blog were full of things that didn't really apply to this side of the world so I've left out all of the what i call "Americanisums" and made it a little more Antipodean.
Wild Hearts // A Visual Feast
A gorgeous twilight shoot by Olivia and thyme featuring gowns from One Day Bridal
HONEYMOON// A Weekend in Melbourne //
Carefully curated and not a taffeta skirt in site Shed 10 was transformed into a Pinterest Wedding Dream scape for the less traditional bride.
Stationery Designer – EMILY LAUREN // Truly And Madly
We were lucky enough to have some serious foodie recommendations to Melbourne, included here is a list of highly recommended must vist’s as well as a few you likely havent hear of.
Who Makes The Cut? The Wedding Guest List Chart To End All Confusion
Emily Lauren is the Sydney based stylist, designer, and visionary gem bringing elegance and panache to romantic events all over with her luxury artisan stationery & invitation suites. She is reforming the cliché that ‘brides must love pink’ and weddings must mean ‘excessiveness on all fronts.’
Behind the Scenes, Hayes Bridal SS18/19
Ah the guest list, how do you know who to invite and who doesn't make the cut? This handy little flow chart settles the debate once and for all.
But how much cake do I actually need? All the cake questions answered...
Behind the scenes // We were lucky enough to spend the afternoon with Alice of Hayes bridal shooting her gorgeous collection. Here is a little peak behind the scenes!
PROFILES // Mark.Antonia
How big is a wedding slice or a finger? Can cake be dessert? Why don’t I just make my own? Plus a nifty chart of cake sizes and the number they will serve. Winning
Tonight we feature Antonia one half of the incredibly talented Mark Antonia; floral artist. We chat the revival of dried florals, the anti-bridal and her design inspirations.