But what happens if, in this day and age of globetrotting, Girl meets Boy while overseas? Or their paths cross while they are both holidaying in far flung destinations? What type of wedding is planned if one half of the couple and guest list is on the other side of the world? An international wedding of course! But what about the guests who aren’t able to be there?
Give us rustic Italian styling, a delectable feast fit for royalty, and home-style service at one of Brisbane’s finest eateries, Ave Cucina, and you have our idea of the perfect wedding. Add the Tuscan inspired styling of Bespoke Occasions, wooden stationery from Cartamodello Papeterie, lush olive leaf centrepieces created by Pollen Florist and we were transported to an Italian soiree that we didn’t want to leave.
We previously featured the chic and stylish wedding of Kellie & Sandy on The Ever After Story and when we heard that the lovers had jetted off to NYC after their swoon-worthy nuptials we had to get Kellie’s insider tips on honeymooning in NYC. Kellie’s here to tell you all about where to stay, what to eat and things to do to help you unwind from wedding planning.READ MORE
There’s no better place to meet amazing wedding vendors face to face than a wedding fair. However, you want to avoid the one with the pink stretch hummer outside, which might be huge and packed but not your style!
Luckily, in our wedding planning adventures, we’ve come across a few Brisbane and Northern NSW bridal fairs that are elegant, inspirational and where the vendors aren’t just there to add your name to their mailing list. Here’s our favourite upcoming bridal fairs, plus a few you should keep in your calendar for next year.READ MORE
Acclaimed Aussie designer Lover have released the much anticipated part 3 of their White Magick collection. Romance abounds in both flowing and structured pieces. The collection also features Lover’s trademark lace necklines and asymmetrical skirts.
“White Magick is a selection of our most timeless styles. The delicate femininity of these pieces embodies the spirit of Lover”, says designer Susien Chong.
The range features styles we can see popping up in engagement shoots, bridal parties and, of course, weddings. The selection is currently only available at their Sydney flagship store. Check out more of the collection here.
The weather in Brisbane has taken a cooler turn which has made it perfect to rug up and lose afternoons in pinterest prettiness. Our Venue Guide launch is just around the corner so making sure we’ve included all the local much-loved venues has been keeping us extra busy and we’re also planning a shoot with some of our favourite Brisbane wedding vendors which we can’t wait to share with you.READ MORE
We’ve had an internet crush on Hope & Lace for a while now, following her inspirational instagram account and watching from the sidelines in awe at her beautifully and originally styled weddings. So we were particularly honoured when Erin agreed to answer some of our questions. Erin is a lover of the wedding planning process and knows the best in the wedding business in Brisbane to help you plan a day that reflects you and your partner, and is stylish and fun. She’s chatting about her favourite colour combo, what she thinks brides should leave behind and what we’d find her doing on her days off. READ MORE
It’s mid-week pinterest round-up time at The Ever After Story and as usual we’ve been collecting some of our favourite inspiration from the land of pinterest. This week we’ve pinned some bright desserts, bollywood inspired Chanel and an oh-so gorgeous flower crown girl. We’ve also been sorting through venue recommendations for our soon to be launched Venue Guide. If you have a venue you love and you think it’s a must-have on our guide, be sure to submit it!
Bohemian bridal designer, Grace Loves Lace, delivered more breath-taking designs with the recent launch of The Golden Hour collection. With the natural wonders of Kangaroo Island in the background the shoot ensured that the dresses exuded bohemian glamour at its best.
Free-flowing designs, off-the-shoulder detail, yards of lace and stunning low backs all feature in this wedding dress collection that will suit free-spirited and fashion forward brides alike.