MORE REAL WEDDINGS #2

Gather inspiration from these special days. Pin your favourite elements as you collect ideas on everything from the stunning styling and finishing touches to the talented suppliers who made it happen

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CHLOE + CLINT

Chloe Taylor knew her dress was the one when her mum shed a tear as she walked out of the fitting room. And it seems the stars were also in favour of the gown – shortly after picking it up Chloe got a call to say she had won the dress, plus the chance to … Continue reading CHLOE + CLINT

VERITY + BRAD

A thoughtful proposal turned a heartbreaking experience into a special time for Verity Lee and Brad McQuaid. The couple’s bond grew stronger when their baby boy, Nate, spent the first four months of his life at The Royal Children’s Hospital. During one particularly hard afternoon, the pair was taking a rare break outside when Brad … Continue reading VERITY + BRAD

CAITLIN + CHRISTOPHER

The sun was setting over Eastern Beach when Caitlin Terris looked at her husband Christopher ‘Alby’ Brierty and felt that first moment of marital bliss. “As we sat down at the bridal table for the first time, among everything happening around us, I remember staring and smiling at Alby – we had made it, married … Continue reading CAITLIN + CHRISTOPHER

MEGAN + MARCO

A fairytale setting in stunning Italy was the perfect place for Megan Beveridge and Marco Vigorelli to start the next chapter in their fate-filled romance. The pair met in high school while Marco was on exchange from Italy, but didn’t reconnect until years later when he returned to Australia after university. “One day Marco called … Continue reading MEGAN + MARCO

JOANNE + JOHN

Joanne Carter and John Gudasic started planning their wedding before they were even engaged. They booked their church and reception venue in October, and it wasn’t until the following April that John popped the question. But it was all for special reason – the Newtown couple wanted to celebrate their big day with a surprise … Continue reading JOANNE + JOHN

STEPH + LACHLAN

A romantic proposal paved the way for a wedding day filled with love for Steph Newbold and Lachlan Brown. For their six-year anniversary, Lachlan surprised Steph with an adventurous weekend away complete with horse riding and a stay in a beautiful beachside property in Mornington. “It was this beautiful house up in the hills that … Continue reading STEPH + LACHLAN

BELINDA + SCOTT

Belinda Cook and Scott Austin quickly decided their property was the perfect setting for their special day. “We live and work on a beautiful vineyard and it’s the place where we fell in love and started a family, so it meant the world to us to celebrate our marriage here,” Belinda says. The pair, who … Continue reading BELINDA + SCOTT

ANNALEISE + JODE

The sweet scents of lavender and rosemary will forever remind Annaleise Lucas and Jode Reid of their special day. Rosemary sprigs were placed on the seating cards for the couple’s 114 guests, and instead of loved ones throwing petals or rice at the ceremony, they threw lavender. “We packaged the lavender ourselves in sweet little … Continue reading ANNALEISE + JODE

MORGAN + RYAN

Morgan Connoley’s favourite song was playing when Ryan Jamieson got down on one knee. With Into My Arms by Nick Cave setting the tone, Ryan proposed to his girlfriend of seven years during a Melbourne getaway with a rose gold band. “It was a very beautiful moment,” says Morgan, the talented illustrator and designer behind Colour & Skulls. “The next … Continue reading MORGAN + RYAN

KATE + NATHAN

A quick pit stop on the way to the Pier to Pub set Kate O’Connor and Nathan Foley on their wedding journey. Knowing Kate would want to stop at a berry farm on the way to the Lorne event, Nathan planned a romantic proposal in the apple orchard at the Gentle Annie Berry Farm. “I … Continue reading KATE + NATHAN

CAROLINE + CHRIS

DATE TO REMEMBER Dazzling in a sequined low-back gown, Caroline Fitzgerald and her partner Chris Trewin together welcomed family and friends to the private Newtown function on January 23, 2016, before official proceedings began. The 70 guests then joined in a get-to-know-you game of pass-the-parcel, with each layer and clue wrapped carefully by the bride. … Continue reading CAROLINE + CHRIS

ALYSSA + HEATH

DATE TO REMEMBER Alyssa Flynn and Heath Roles shared their first dance on the Barwon Heads pier in light rain with a theatrical backdrop of storm clouds as adoring guests watched on. It was their highlight of the special day on March 14, 2015, which began in the bride’s hometown of Anglesea. “I am lucky … Continue reading ALYSSA + HEATH