As the temperatures slide down the scale this winter, it’s time to warm up by bringing red wines to your winter wedding table, writes Belinda Jackson. Trademark pinot noirs, Italian varietals, cool-climate cabernets or sustainably-created shiraz… the Yarra Valley’s reds run the range from rich and deep through to lighter grape varieties new to Australia … Red Wines for Winter Weddings
Saying ‘Yes!’ to the dress isn’t always the easiest decision. Couture wedding dress designer Sonia D’Ochoa shares her tips for when you’re starting on the journey to finding your perfect wedding dress. By Belinda Jackson How do I know what is the dress for me? Photos and magazine clippings are a good start for creating the … Starting The Journey to Find Your Ideal Wedding Dress
Move over, fruitcake! Wedding cakes are as diverse as they are beautiful, so how to choose? Based in Coldstream, Rachel Spakman of Cakes& shares her tips for choosing a show-stopping creation with Belinda Jackson. When should I order my wedding cake? Smaller bakers with limited production take bookings up to six months in advance, so … The Recipe for Wedding Cake Wonders
From classic cars to limousines and luxury town cars, there’s a bit to consider when planning your wedding party arrival. Research, research, research. Like venues and wedding suppliers, oftentimes wedding vehicles can be booked out several months in advance. If you have a particular car in mind, lock it in early. As always, the earlier … Arrive in Style: 6 Tips For Hiring A Wedding Car
How to get the wedding invitation you and the environment both love. As the first point of contact, wedding invitations set the tone of your big day. Stationery designer Sophie Heatley of Sea & Paper and Jem Linsen of West+Willow talk about how sustainable stationery can give your wedding that warm eco-glow. Recycled paper: “It … Sustainable Stationary: Eco-Love Letters
A fresh haircut and suit aside, there’s more to looking good on your day. Even with a casual wedding, you can always find ways to take your style to the next level with these accessories. There are plenty of ways to personalise your outfit so that it feels like a perfect representation of you, and … The Accessories That Lift Your Groom Game
Online weddings have become the norm over the last two years, but even when restrictions lift and venues are back at capacity, having the ability to live stream you’re wedding to interstate or international family and friends or to those who simply aren’t able to physically attend, will always be an option. Live streaming your … Livestreaming Your Wedding? Here’s What You Need to Know.
After your wedding, it is only natural to thank your friends and loved ones for taking the time celebrate with you, and show gratitude for any gifts they may have given. If starting those thank you notes seems like a daunting task, fear not, here are a few ideas to inspire you and make … 7 Tips For Smashing Your Thank You Notes
While wedding cakes are an iconic part of a wedding, couples are breaking tradition by serving alternative dessert options for their big celebration. Not a sweet tooth or just not a cake fan? There’s still plenty of ways to serve a crowd-pleasing dessert without serving an actual cake. Particularly over the last few years, … How Sweet (or Savoury) Love Is: Alternate Wedding Cakes
Looking to move from the typical and craft your own, personal vows? Here are a few tips to ensure they’re meaningful. First and most importantly, only write your own vows if you’re both in it together. A ceremony where one of you says something personalised and the other repeats after your celebrant only looks like … Tips for Writing The Perfect Vows
Breakfast the morning after is a great opportunity to catch up with your family and friends and recap on the delights of your big day. Make the most of the day ahead with our recommendations for what makes for a perfect breakfast or brunch! Look for destinations that offer: A hearty, country style breakfast with … Big Breakfast Appeal for the Day After
Summer is prime wedding season; blue skies, sunshine. But it also means hotter weather, leaving you with a few extra things to consider. Here’s what you need to know about having a summer wedding. Plan well in advance. It’s the busiest time of year to get married so it truly pays to plan ahead. Especially … Summer Wedding? Here’s What You Need To Know.