Behind the scenes in the city with New Zealand Designer Hera Couture
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
The Wedding Planning Websites, Apps and Tools you can't live without
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
WHERE DO I START? - An Antipodean Wedding Planning Timeline
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!
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
LOVE CLUB PROFILES // Juliette Hogan // We talk her recent nuptials and bespoke bridal collection
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.
ETIQUETTE: Save the Dates...
The second in a series of Love club profiles, Juliette Hogan. Fashion designer. // Juliette has a faultless ability to continuously redefine understated simplicity. We talk weddings and her very own bridal collection
LOVE CLUB PROFILES // Greta Kenyon // Founder and Editor Together Journal
Do I need them, who gets them & When do I send them?
A Must Have List Of Questions To Ask Your Wedding Venue
We interview Greta Kenyon, Editor and Founder of Together Journal on how to keep your day unique & the most interesting thing shes seen lately in the world of weddings.
DOWNLOAD: Just a really helpful wedding checklist...
One of the biggest wedding planning frustrations I come across is brides and vendors not communicating properly! If you are not sure, ASK. It pays not to assume anything and get as much as you possibly can in writing! This list is here to help make sure you do so.
This is a really boring looking, but super helpful , excel checklist to get you started on the wedding planning road. It's a fairly traditional list so feel free to download and add to it.
.... edit it, print it, share it, tick it off just use it!