August 2013 — Sydney Weddings

Archives for August 2013

Sydney Wedding Magazine – ON SALE



Sydney Wedding magazine is ON SALE! This planning bible will see you through the wedding planning process with ease. Available at all good Sydney Newsagents or click here to purchase online.

Sydney Wedding – The Magazine


Sydney Wedding Magazine Cover

Sydney’s planning bible is Sydney Wedding Magazine. With 600 pages of pure Sydney this really is your must-have guide to planning a Sydney Wedding. We take you through each step, chapter by chapter, starting with the basics and moving to all those nitty gritty details. Best of all, each supplier is Sydney based so you won’t fall in love with a cake decorator on the other side of the world!

Sydney Wedding Contents

You’ll find how-to information on: Planning Basics, Rings, Pre-wedding parties, Ceremony, Reception, Destination Weddings (if you so desire), Decorating, Invitations, Transport, Flowers, Music and Entertainment, Photography and Cinematography, Cakes, Beauty and your Honeymoon. Plus inspiring images and stacks of trusted Sydney suppliers so can find that perfect reception venue or talented hair stylist. There are ideas for your flowers, cakes, invitations, hair and makeup across our shoot pages within each of these chapters too!

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There’s also a section devoted to real Sydney weddings. Check out how these couples tied the knot in the most beautiful city on Earth! You’ll find ideas for your own venue, styling, dress and colour palette.

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Sydney Wedding magazine also includes a FREE edition of Gowns magazine – your complete guide to gowns! This is perfect for flicking as you look at different styles and feel inspired by the details. Gowns magazine lists contact details for both designers and dress retailers to make booking appointments and finding your dream dress a breeze. We loved shooting all these amazing gowns so we hope you enjoy their beauty as much as we did!

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Sunset Times in Sydney 2013


There’s nothing more spectacular than the golden light of a sunset over Sydney Harbour or one of Sydney’s famous beaches. Take advantage of this natural spectacle and plan your wedding day schedule accordingly using the table of sunset times below.


Sydney’s Most Amazing Wedding Stylists and Planners


Wed your love in absolute (stress-free!) style with the help of a wedding stylist or wedding planner. Their services can take your wedding to dreamland and back in a single night. The good news is some of the best in the industry call Sydney home! Check out some of our favourites below…

Unit 9, 79-85 Mars Road LANE COVE 2066


Utilising furniture, flowers, lighting, draping and years of styling and theming experience, the team at Angelic Events create uniquely stylish, romantic and personalised wedding celebrations.

“Weddings are a celebration,” says Jessica Eckford-Aguilera of Angelic Events. “We are so blessed to share in each couple’s unique love story and to help them create a magical day. We always try to find out the little things about the bride and groom to help us tell their story through the way we theme their big day.”

212 New South Head Road EDGECLIFF 2027


Make your wedding sparkle with the addition of some exclusive crystal chandeliers and stunning crystal chandelier table centre pieces. Made with magnificently embellished high quality sparkling lead crystal, all the chandeliers are lavishly dressed.

“Lighting is so important, and it can have a huge impact on the mood of your celebration,” says Owner Peter. “Everything we do is about making your wedding the most glamorous and memorable day of your lives.”

Shop 4, 330 Wattle Street ULTIMO 2007


Attention to detail on your tabletops is crucial to create an unforgettable look and experience for your guests. From personalised menus on textured card to luxury linen and glimmering napkin rings, it’s these details that make for a memorable celebration.

“Everything begins and ends with the couple,” says Nightingales Founder Kathy Apostolidis. “From bric-a-brac to vintage, to clean modern style, we try to infuse it with a sense of personality and place. The great thing about hiring a stylist is that we’ll always find ways to create the look you want to fit in with your budget.”

54 Belmore Road PUNCHBOWL 2196


Create a luxurious event in a one-of-a-kind location with an extravagant silk-lined marquee from Patti’s Hire. For a touch of glamour add chandeliers and watch your guests’ jaws drop!

“From the space, to the lighting, the staging, even the arrangement of the tables… it’s an art form,” says Founder Lawrence Lockart. “It’s not something you can do by numbers. No matter what you’ve got in mind, we can make it happen.”

4 Jessica Place PRESTONS 2170

Pillingers Hire

An exquisite location with panoramic views or stunning surrounds is likely to be snapped up quickly, as modern brides are taking advantage of Sydney’s great outdoors. Pillingers Hire can help you put together an enviably opulent outdoor event.

“We always meet with our couples first, to discuss and refine ideas,” says Promotions Manager, Nathalie Green. “A talented event planner or wedding coordinator is essential to lighten the load on the bride and groom, and to ensure precision, organisation and a smooth-running event.”

4/4A Foundry Road SEVEN HILLS 2147

Rocket Events

Using luxury furniture and creative ideas, Rocket Events create modern wedding celebrations. They can completely redesign the interior of a venue or marquee with clever design and beautiful décor.

“Many brides don’t know that we can hire furniture and décor as well as provide the styling services for their weddings,” says Owner Penny. “We have a range of exclusive products and furniture, designed with a European touch to ensure the big day is styled to perfection!”

Unit 11, 49-51 Stanley St. PEAKHURST


Events by Nadia is dedicated to offering you complete styling and decorating services for your special day. Wedding aisles floral arrangements, furniture, linen, centrepieces, backdrops, draping are examples of their range of products to style your wedding ceremony and reception. Their experience has been recognised by multiple industry awards year after year.

68-72 Lilyfield Road ROZELLE 2039

Staging Connections

Weddings by Staging Connections have developed a complete full service approach for brides seeking a range of skills incorporating styling, design, planning and coordination, as well as the technical solutions to help bring their ideas to life.

“It’s our job to take the brides ideas and blend them with trends that complement their style to create the perfect day,” says Staging Connections. “To give a sense of harmony and create a strong aesthetic, make sure your styling is evident throughout all the elements, from start to finish.”

So grab your scapbook and Pinterest boards, make an appointment with a few of your favourites from this list and start your wedding styling!

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