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Weddings

Having photographed so many weddings over the years I’ve gotten to know a lot of amazing service providers and been to almost every wedding related venue in Sydney.

I know it can be a bit daunting but also a lot of fun planning your special day. Below, I have compiled a list of links to some of Sydney’s best service providers and locations, all killer and no filler. I hope it helps you find the right people, places and those special business ‘s which encapsulate the passion and enthusiasm you expect on your wedding day. Enjoy.

Celebrants

Kathryn Breusch -Kathryn is a lovely Sydney based Civil Celebrant, who delivers a relaxed, beautiful and fun focused ceremony.

Laura Craddock – Laura is one of Sydney’s popular and highly recommended civil celebrants. She has a warm, natural style and creates custom-made ceremonies that are personal, enjoyable and meaningful.

Coral Kortlepel – Coral is an extremely popular, and much sought after fulltime professional multi award winning marriage celebrant based in Sydney.

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Flowers

Jodie McGregor Flowers – Award winning Sydney based florist that supplies fabulous, fresh and beautiful flowers arranged with creativity and flair.

Aleksandra – Providing creative direction and styling for events to enhance a space or setting. Located in Sydney.

Portobello Rose – Specialist in innovative and contemporary floral designs for weddings, special events and corporate spaces in Sydney Australia.

Grandiflora – Grandiflora of Sydney delivers roses and beautiful native and seasonal flowers and specialises in bridal flowers, weddings and events. Situated in Potts Point.

Poho – PoHo is a Sydney florist located in cosmopolitan Potts Point. They pride themselves on knowing the best growers for each variety and season.

Garlands – Sydney online florist located in Surry Hills providing flower delivery in Sydney, Australia & interstate.

Rococo Flowers – Rococo Flowers offer beautiful fresh garden flowers presented in their simple but edgy signature style, located in Sydney City.

Ruby & Joy – Ruby & Joy have been creating gorgeous bouquets and stunning arrangements for over 3 years now, and have been loved by loyal clients and bride’s alike, as well as leading bridal and fashion magazines such as madison magazine, Bride to Be, Cosmopolitan Bride and Marie Claire.

Susan Avery Flowers and Events – Susan Avery has been renowned for 25 years as innovative and stylish; and have an unrivalled reputation for quality and distinction.

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Dresses

Johanna Johnson – Sydney (Paddington) based designer of luxury garments, sophisticated and glamorous.

Mariana Hardwick – Beautifully designed and hand made wedding dresses. Available in Mosman.

Mira Mandick – Exquisitely hand crafted evening and bridal gowns located in Double Bay.

Angela Wilson – Angela Wilson’s bridal fashion collections represent the glamour and timelessness of New York’s Madison Avenue. Collections include bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and shoes available exclusively to Australian women through Angela Wilson.

Rhonda Hermingway – Highly acclaimed couturier Rhonda Hemmingway is a designer with a passion for creating perfectly cut, superbly fitted “made to measure” gowns for Weddings and Evenings. Located in Double Bay, Sydney.Lisa Ho – One of Australia’s most beloved designers with a number of outlets Australia wide.

Joanne Panzarino – Joanne Panzarino, one of Sydney’s leading bridal and evening wear designer. Renowned for her Stylish and sexy approach to bridal design. Boutique situated in Balmain.

Amanda Garrett – Acclaimed fashion designer creating impossibly seductive wedding couture and evening wear, situated in Woollahra, Sydney.

Collette Dinnigan – 20 years of experience in creating stunning wedding gowns and beautiful lingerie, stockists Australia wide.

Tea Rose – Indulgent clothing with a couture edge, sophisticated, precious, seductive. Sydney based and available by appointment.

Culture – Based in Sydney, Australia, Culture Bridal Couture is a dedicated team of highly skilled artisans and experienced couture seamstresses. Available by appointment only.

Karen Willis Holmes – Designs reflecting historic romance, sensuality and celebrate the spirit of the modern young woman. Stockists Australia wide.

Alex Perry – Synonymous with luxury, Alex Perry’s bridal gowns are available Australia wide.

Steven Khalil – One of Australias Leading Bridal Designers – Sophisticated, glamorous and unique. Located in Paddington, Sydney.

Pallas CouturePallas Couture. The ultimate in femininity, romance and sensuality. Bridal Couture & Wedding Gowns / Wedding Dresses, Perth, Sydney & Melbourne.

Rachel Gilbert – With a cluster of A-list stars striding the red-carpet in her creations, Designer Rachel Gilbert is on course to become a leading fashion figure in Australia and across the globe.

Louise Alvarez – Designer Louise Alvarez believes in true bridal couture; the finest and most luxurious fabrics, laces and trims  simple elegance that extends to the whole bridal party.

Beska – The beautiful bridal gowns at Beska are nothing but vintage inspired delicacies and exquisite works of art. Made in the finest of silks complementing palettes of gentle ivories, platinum and rose tones. Each gown is skilfully decorated with layers, frills, French laces, silk flowers and Swarovski adornments. Each gown is personally handmade with love and is as unique as every beautiful bride.

Tea Princess – Tea Princess is a timeless girls clothing & accessories brand with an absolutely gorgeous ‘special occasion collection’.

Headpieces

Teeki – Wearing a carefully hand made Teeki headpiece is the perfect way to bring an element of timeless class and elegance to your big day.

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Wedding Planners

Elite Events – Angela & Virginia believe it’s the little things that matter when co-ordinating the perfect event. Whether it’s a wedding for five hundred or a birthday dinner for ten, they ensure that the unique character and style of the bride and groom or guest of honour shines through.

Shadowbox Management – With meticulous planning, creative imagination and effortless style, your personal wedding co-ordinator will turn your dream into a reality.

Pumpkin Events – Our events help people celebrate in a way that reflects their uniqueness, engages their loved ones, is inclusive of individual differences and lets people enjoy an event in their own personal way.

Sugarcoated Events – Sharing a passion for chic design and a flair in unique creations, Sugarcoated Events have created the ultimate in hand crafted and stylish events. Designing everything from invitations, themes, place-cards, table settings, favours, floral arrangements and more, the girls have transformed their love of beautiful design and event coordination to share and Sugarcoat so many other dreams.

Decorative Events & Exhibitions – Providing Sydney, with innovative styling and décor for functions, weddings, corporate cocktail parties, Christma s events and custom exhibitions.

Say Dream – With an emphasis on creativity, attention to detail, and high standards and professionalism, Say dream work closely with clients to develop fresh themes and concepts and transform them and into stunning events.

Girl Friday Weddings – Named as one of Australia’s 10 best wedding consultants. Girl Friday offer and incredible array of services for the busy bride at a competitive price. Located in Sydney.

Couture Wedding Planning – Specialises in working with busy professional couples to take the stress away from the planning process.

Jennifer Michael– Event Planner, specialising in Weddings, Engagements, Birthdays, Christenings, Decor Theming and Special Events.

Angelic Events & Design – Angelic Events and Design are an innovative and creative team of event planners and stylists with a warm and friendly approach. Our goal is to always exceed our client’s expectations in bringing the wow factor to each and every event.

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Invitations & Stationery

The Paper Mint – The Paper Mint specialises in creating unique wedding invitations and stationery. They are incredibly passionate about creating beautiful designs with a vision for perfection.

Blubeetle Studio – Located in Sydney’s beautiful eastern suburbs, Blubeetle has been producing sophisticated graphic styling for weddings since 2000.

Ooh-Aah Invitations – Ooh-Aah Invitations would love to help you create a beautiful and unique introduction to your wedding day and an exclusive memento for you and your guests. Located In Sydney.

Cristina Re – With over 300 products to choose from, the Cristina Re Designs Paper and Accessory collection makes it easy to create invitations, menus, gift tags, bomboniere and so much more. Shop Online or visit one of the many Sydney stockists.

Rosebud Designs – Rosebud Designs celebrates 12 years designing gorgeous bespoke couture stationery suites and favours. Located in Sydney.

Ruby & Willow – Intimate design boutique based in New Zealand, creating stunning stationery suites and luckily available to us in Australia.

Alannah Rose – Alannah’s passion for design is inspiring, peruse her designs via the blog and purchase with ease in the online boutique.

Chapel Press– All of Chapel Press’s stationery is customised to suit you and your event.  From motifs and monograms to typefaces and ink colours, every job that leaves Chapel Press is unique, individual and GORGEOUS!

Little Paper Lane –  This paper boutique store has everything you could imagine, from custom made invitations, to the perfect gift.  Specialising in handmade and eco friendly products. They cater to your individual needs.

WillsQuills– Wills Quills can help you create the most stunning and creative invitations, name cards, thank you notes, maps and any other stationery you might want for your most important occasion. Their speciality is calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing. Full calligraphy or design mixed with calligraphy logos and fonts give that WOW factor and an everlasting impression upon your friends and family when they see their names inscribed in truly elegant handwriting on beautiful invitations.

The Pretty Paper Co – The Pretty Paper Co’s style is simple, stylish and elegant, using beautiful design, quality paper stocks and printing techniques to create impact.

Le Bonbon – le bonbon is a custom invitation and stationery design company, focused on making your special event or personalised note even more special. They have a vast range of designs in their collection to suit every kind of occasion.

Papyrus Design – A visually stunning fine stationery store, Papyrus Design is filled with gorgeous paper and fine stationery, personalised stationery and boutique paper products, together with presentation and stylish pieces to add creativity to your home, office and work spaces.

Daisy & Jack – Really awesome decorations, invitations & paper goods.

Better Together Paper Co. – Each product is hand-crafted, thought-out and charming, and the final product is something that you and the recipient will treasure long after the event is over.

Scribble and Style – Scribble and Style specialise in exquisite Wedding Stationery and accessories including matching optional rsvp cards, thank you cards, place cards, menus and church booklets.


Gift Registries
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Wedding Gifts Direct – Australia’s first online wedding registry, which offers free set up, free delivery, free wishing well and a free gift.

Wedding List Co – Gift & Honeymoon Registry. Easy Online Tools & National Stores.

From the Owl – Not just a Gift registry, From the Owl is also a secure online wishing well, where your wedding guests can safely contribute money as a gift, saving on misplaced or stolen wishing well envelopes.

David Jones – Australia wide and a fantastic range.

Peters of Kensington – Retail store, with categorised catalogues, online shopping and gift registry.

Sydney Wedding & Bridal Registry – The Sydney Wedding Registry offers everything you want from a gift registry: including all the gifts you’d find in a department store, and more.

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Venues

Oliveto – Celebrate the most memorable day of your life with a unique experience created at Oliveto Ristorante & Bar, elegantly nestled in Brays Bay Reserve offering the Finest Italian Cuisine, elegant rooms with water views.

Athol Hall – Athol Hall is a cafe and function centre adjacent to Taronga Zoo and boasts spectacular views of Sydney harbour and bridge.

Watersedge – Absolutely stunning location, perched at the end of Pier 1 in Sydney city. Backdrop of the Harbour Bridge and Milsons Point/Luna Park and cityscape and views of the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Milton Park – Situated in Bowral in Sydney’s beautiful Southern Highlands Milton park is a gracious, secluded and ever peaceful estate offers the ambiance you have been looking for to make your wedding day truly memorable. Evocation of an era of gracious living, the grand estate and the incredibly beautiful gardens provide the perfect setting to capture the magic of your special day.

Catalina – Catalina is one of Australia’s great destination restaurants situated on a landmark Rose Bay site on Sydney Harbour’s eastern foreshore.
The restaurant was designed as a homage to the beauty of Sydney Harbour. Diners have a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour at water-level, punctuated only by the comings and goings of a working harbour, and incoming commuter sea planes based in front of the restaurant.

Dolton House – Nestled on the upper deck of the historic Finger Wharf at the newly restored Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont Point, Doltone House is more than just a venue. The unique building has been transformed from its industrial origins into a modern designer space with charming heritage features, a spectacular location for events. Doltone House offers a la carte dining as well as a unique private dining location for 10 to over 550 guests.

Fort Denison / Pinchgut – Fort Denison is situated smack nag in the middle of stunning Sydney harbour and can accommodate receptions for up to 120 guests.

The Gap Bluff – The Gap Bluff is located in Watsons Bay, Sydney. It is part of the Sydney Harbour National Park and can be hired for social functions for upto 150 people.

Gunners Barracks / Tearoom / Queen Victoria Building – Gunners Barracks is located in Mosman, and is one of Sydney’s most beautiful locations for receptions and events.

Luna Park / Crystal Palace – Luna Park is an iconic Sydney landmark set on the harbour in an opulent heritage building which can accommodate up to 500 guests.

Opera Point Marquee – The Opera Point Marquee, located on the picturesque harbour foreshore, is the ultimate location for formal dinners, weddings and cocktail parties. Catering up to 250 guests for banquets.

Coogee Surf Club – Coogee Surf Club is one of the hidden jewels for wedding venues in the Eastern Suburbs. Located right on the water with stunning views over Coogee Beach, over to wedding cake island and beyond.

The Quay – A wedding at Quay allows for magnificent photo opportunities with breathtaking views of the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and glittering Sydney City skyline.

The Wharf Restaurant – The Wharf Restaurant is housed in a renovated timber finger wharf, flooded with natural light it is truly spectacular. Evening dining is equally impressive framed by the beautiful night lights of the Harbour Bridge and Luna Park. The Wharf Restaurant specialises in weddings that offer personalised service and truly delicious food – all set spectacularly on Sydney Harbour.

Sebel at Pier One – Experience the essence of Sydney’s vibrant waterfront lifestyle with an elegant, contemporary wedding reception at The Sebel Pier One Sydney Hotel.

Ripples / Aqua – An incredible array of venues across Sydney’s most beautiful waterfront locations.

Deckhouse – Deckhouse is a beautifully intergrated reception and function venue with stunning views across the harbour for up to 100 guests.

Nielsen Park Venues – Nielsen Park has five superb venues on it’s picturesque grounds fronting the harbour. There is something for everyone in these wonderfully individual and unique venues.

The Argyle – The Argyle is located in The Rock (Sydney), fantastic location for receptions and private events.

Taronga Centre – Taronga Zoo / Taronga Centre contains a variety of reception and function areas catering for up to 400 guests with 180 degree views over Sydney harbour and the city.

Vaucluse House – One of the most treasured estates, dating back to 1803, in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, Vaucluse House is surrounded by 10 hectares of picturesque gardens and grounds stretching down to Sydney Harbour. Catering for 120 guests.

Barrenjoey House – Barrenjoey House is the ideal location for a range of functions, situated on Sydney’s beautiful Palm Beach.

Botanical Gardens Sydney – The Botanical Gardens offers special event venue sites that are truly out of the ordinary. Enjoy spectacular gardens, ceremonial lawns, lake views, arbors, native wildlife, reception facilities and a restaurant with verandahs and a piazza.

Hopewood – Hopewood Country House is a stately home in Bowral in the NSW Southern Highlands. Within its 11 acres of historic gardens are two fully self contained cottages.
The gardens offer a picturesque backdrop for Wedding Services and The Pavilion provides a flexible and beautiful function space or an alternate venue for Wedding Ceremonies in inclement weather.

Pilu – Pilu at Freshwater provides a relaxed and beautiful setting to celebrate weddings. Pilu restaurant offers sensational ocean views, landscaped gardens and superb Italian flavours ideal for your wedding ceremony and reception. The garden includes a covered marquee and is available for canapés and pre-dinner drinks. The restaurant overlooks Freshwater Beach and caters for sit down functions of 110 guests.

Sergeants Mess – Sergeants Mess is located on Chowder Bay Road in the Middle Head peninsula below Georges Heights, Mosman. Set amidst native bushland. Sergeants Mess is bounf by Sydney Harbour National Park and Clifton Gardens Reserve. The expansive deck commandsspectacular views of Sydney Harbour shipping channels, Camp Cove, Watsons Bay & Rose Bay.

Jonah’s – The breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean spectacularly set the scene; perched high above Whale Beach, Jonah’s is a perfect venue for weddings or funtions. Catering for up to 100 guests.

Bathers Pavillion – Bathers Pavillion is set on beautiful Balmoral Beach, an emerald jewel in Sydney’s crown.

The Ivy Room – A grand staircase leads you to the impressive foyer of The Ivy Room. Step inside the awe-inspiring 509 sqm space and you’ll see just what makes this venue a totally unique concept. Totally devoid of columns or partitions, a zebra-print carpet runs the length of the floor, while six massive white chandeliers – each a stunning 2.25 metres in diameter – hang from the white glossy paneled timber ceiling. Designed with all types and styles of events in mind, and fully equipped with the latest technology, this world-class venue can comfortably hold around 800 people.

Quay Grand – For an inspired wedding celebration in a spectacular location, Quay Grand Suites Sydney is a stylish, contemporary 5-star hotel situated on the foreshore of East Circular Quay, on the doorstep to Sydney Harbour and Royal Botanical Gardens.

QVB Tearoom – Celebrate in style in Sydney’s most elegant room, with soaring ceildings and design of a modern Victorian building, catering for up to 200 seated guests.

Dunbar House – Magnificently refurbished with the utmost attention to detail, Dunbar House offers world class dining, exceptional service and breathtaking views of the Sydney skyline across Watsons Bay.

Zest Waterfront Venues – Zest Waterfront Venues offers relaxed luxury at 5 star venues with prices that will surprise. Outstanding cuisine has earned Zest Australia’s highest catering honour – Caterer of the Year, Australia wide. Zest actively choreograph events to create the right ambience, offering sophisticated mood lighting, staging and decorating concepts.

Royal Motor Yacht Club – This perfect waterfront setting on Pittwater New South Wales, creates a magical atmosphere with the tinkling of rigging on boat masts, sparkling water, tropical palms, spectacular sunsets and a panoramic view of Pittwater. Make this experience even more unique by arriving by boat, sea plane or limousine!

Wandin Valley Estate – There are delightful locations on the Estate at Wandin Valley where an on-site wedding ceremony can be conducted and many wonderful spots for truly memorable photographs of your special day.

Solitary Restaurant – Solitary occupies one of the most fortunate sites in the Blue Mountains, perched above the Leura Cascades on the scenic Cliff Drive between Leura and Katoomba with views which extend uninteruptedly across Jamison Valley to the Southern Highlands. Perfect for weddings, casual or fine dining.

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Churches

St Peter Chanel – A beautiful sandstone Catholic church based in Hunters Hill, Sydney.

St Patricks & St Brigids – Situated in The Rocks, two of Sydney’s most beloved and beautiful churches. Saturday weddings at Saint Patrick’s may be arranged to commence at 9.30 am 2pm or 4pm.

St Mary’s Cathedral – Situated in the heart of Sydney city and one of Australia’s most spectacular cathedrals.

Mary MacKillop Memorial Chapel – An impressive and historic church situated in North Sydney.

Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel – Located in Manly, Sydney and staggeringly beautiful.

St Philip’s – Located in the heart of Sydney city and truly spectacular.

St John’s College – Situated within the grounds of Sydney University, available for ceremony’s and surrounding venues available for receptions and other functions.

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Hair & Beauty

Christina Cleary – Christina is a mobile makeup artist specialising in celebrity media appearances & red carpet makeup, actor & corporate head shots, weddings and special occasions.

Makeup By Megan – Megan Vaughan is one of Sydney’s most highly regarded and sort after professional Makeup Artist’s working in fashion and bridal.

Melissa Bezzina – Whatever you are looking for in makeup Melissa is here to provide you with a service and experience like no other.

Agents of Beauty – Agents of Beauty are passionate stylists who push the boundaries of hair and makeup design to create outstanding looks – whatever the project.

Marika Miettinen – A London trained freelance makeup artist with 6 years extensive xperience working internationally in the UK, Finland and Australia in the Fashion, Advertising, Bridal, TV & Media industry.

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Cakes

Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes – Yummy Cupcakes create designer cakes for any special occasion. Every cake is made to order using the finest ingredients, and decorated with the utmost attention to detail. Let Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes create the tastiest finishing touch to your next special occasion.

Faye Cahill – Faye Cahill has been creating and decorating amazing wedding cakes, cupcakes and engagement cakes in Sydney for almost 15 years.

Planet Cake – Situated in Balmain, Sydney. Planet Cake creates stunning couture creations by appointment.

Sweet Art – Sweet Art will deliver the utmost in style and creativity, specialising in the total event solution from styling and co-ordination, to flower arrangements and cakes.

Adriano Zumbo – One of Sydney’s finest patissiers.

Brides in Bloom – Dedicated wedding flowers and wedding cake specialist.

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Catering

Belinda Frank Catering – Belinda Frank’s Catering is a revelation, premium fresh produce, unique, handmade menus and exceptional levels of personal service turning requests into triumphs. A true leader in special event catering in Sydney and all over Australia.

Sarah French – Personal chef Sarah French and her boutique catering company transforms every occasion into an unforgettable culinary experience.

Faim? –  With over fifteen years professional experience in hospitality, Faim? can provide all that you desire in an event, from exquisite intimate gatherings to casual business lunches. They can help you develop menus to suit the function you have in mind, providing the personal service that will be remembered for years to come.

Forte – Winner of multiple industry awards, Forte creates mouth-watering menus that are pure food artistry.

Aria Catering –  Offering spectacular, conceptual and unique catering for events and private functions in and around Sydney, ARIA Catering prides themselves on producing successful and memorable events in your home, office or exclusive offsite location.

Famish – Offering a five star catering service including breakfasts, buffets, lunches, dinners and cocktail parties.

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Entertainment

Slide McBride – Three bands in one is how to describe the band, “Slide McBride”.  They’re experienced entertainers who read and connect with their audience and masters at creating the right “vibe” at the right time.

Monsieur Camembert – Triple ARIA Award winning group Monsieur Camembert has been at the forefront of Australias GYPROCK scene for the past 13 years.

Funkified Entertainment – Sydney entertainment agency specialising in live music for wedding, corporate and party entertainment.

Quality Control Entertainment – QCE’s love and passion for entertainment is second to none. By using youthful minds and experience they create and deliver a roster that is relevant to today’s market place.

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Videography

Rolling Canvas Presentations – To capture one of the most important days in your life make sure you trust a videographer with the skills to give you the cinematic wedding video you want. At Rolling Canvas in Sydney we believe in creating a unique wedding video production for every couple we work with that tells the story of their relationship.

Abraham Joffe – Creaties fresh and candid films. Enquire on his website for a free Sample DVD and info pack. Sydney wide.

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Transport

Royal Limousines – Prestige vehicle hire servicing the east coast of Australia.

First Class – Luxury car hire and limousine service located in Sydney.

Vintage Wedding – Monterey Classic Convertibles is a leading wedding car service provider. Offering vintage cars and vintage wedding car and classic wedding cars services for the bride and groom, Monterrey has become the excelling classic cars North Sydney provider.

56 Chevy Weddings & Hire Cars – 56 Chevy Weddings & Hire Cars provide a professional and friendly service. We’ll go the extra mile to accommodate your requests for your special occasion.

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Inspirational Blogs

PolkaDot Bride – The Australian wedding blog dedicated to inspiring you to create a beautiful wedding uniquely yours.

Style Me Pretty –  Bringing chic, stylish weddings to the masses.

Green Wedding Shoes – Loves sharing weddings with their readers and believe that there is no “right” way to throw a wedding. Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate wedding on a farm, a weekend camping adventure or a handmade wedding in a loft, they love them all!

Hello May – There’s a hell of a lot of awesomely talented and insanely creative people out there working to make the quirks of your wedding day every bit as unique, fun, and inspiring as you imagine it to be – Hello May connects all those wonderful wedding vendors with inspired brides and grooms-to-be.

I-Do – One of Australia’s leading wedding resources websites. Hundreds of Local Service Providers.

Easy Weddings – Planning tools and access to Australia’s premium wedding suppliers.

100 Layer Cake – They are a unique wedding planning resource for and by thoughtful, crafty, modern women.

The Knotty Bride – The Knotty Bride brings killer wedding inspiration, fashion, DIY ideas, giveaways, relationship advice and more to inspire you and brighten your day!

Ruby and Willow – Ruby & Willow is a labour of love. An intimate design boutique with a personal approach to their work, we look forward to joining you on what will be one of the most exciting journeys of your life.

Once Wed – Once Wed parades the world of unconventional weddings—artistically innovative or effortlessly beautiful. Featuring real weddings, bouts of inspiration, used wedding dresses and more, it celebrates love, beauty, art and the sweet day that weaves them together.

Portobello Bride – Portobello Bride is an online resource and annual wedding market featuring a select group of creative, independent and alternative wedding suppliers ready to help you plan a wedding to suit your individual style.

Green Wedding Shoes – Green Wedding Shoes, which began as a hobby, has quickly become one of the most popular wedding blogs today. The site often focuses on weddings and vendors from Southern California, but also showcases weddings from all over the world.

One Stylish Bride– Australia’s favourite wedding website and wedding blog. Providing the details and inspirations that make a wedding beautiful whether in Australia or overseas.  Chock-full with wedding inspiration and ideas.

Perfect Bound – Perfect Bound ® is a blog dedicated to wedding fashion, real weddings, runway collections, designer profiles and inspiration.

Elizabeth Anne Designs – A wedding blog dedicated to the details that make weddings unique, timeless, and personal, and comprehensive wedding vendor listings.

The Knot – Plan your wedding using TheKnot.com, your complete guide to wedding planning, wedding ideas, wedding dresses, wedding engagements and more.

The Bride’s Cafe – On your visits at “the cafe“, you will be inspired by so many beautiful artists and the most amazing wedding vendors and you never know who may drop by….

The Lane – Inspired by high end shopping streets around the world, The LANE is the wedding industry’s definitive online fashion directory, connecting stylish brides with a carefully chosen selection of the most sought after designer brands in the industry.

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Wedding Magazines

White Magazine– Australia’s most inspiring wedding magazine that’s loaded with idea’s, practical advice and inspiration for planning your big wedding day (or day’s for some), but WHITE will also inspire you for your lifetime commitment in marriage.

Bride to Be – Find wedding dresses, wedding venues and everything you need to plan your dream wedding

Real Weddings Magazine – Award winning and inspirational wedding magazine. Quality online content providing supplier information and showcasing beautiful weddings from around the country.

Cosmo Bride – For glamour. For style. For fun. Cosmopolitan is for you.

Wedding Style Guide – Everything a bride needs to know to create a sophisticated, creative and individual wedding day.

Bride Magazine – Fantastic bridal magazine and online directory.

Studio Brides – Studio Magazines, Australia’s premier producer of quality visual arts, fashion and consumer titles.

Modern Wedding – Modern Wedding magazine is The Style Bible for brides – a daily source of help and inspiration.

 Utterly Engaged – Utterly Engaged is the first online wedding magazine for everyday brides with style looking for unique inspiration and resources for their wedding.

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Stuff for Men

Calibre – Calibre is Australia’s number one mens fashion brand. Its collections are made up of aspirational fashion pieces of the highest quality. Located in Sydney City.

Versace – Synonimos with style and quality. Stockists Australia wide.

Ralph Lauren – Ralph Lauren offers a world of luxury and comfort in men’s and women’s clothing. Boutiques and stockists Australia wide.

Gucci – Italian fashion house with stockists Australia wide.

Zenetti – Eye-catching formal suits and stylish special occasion suits with accompanying matching vests as well as traditional and modern styled shirts, ties and cufflinks. Stockists Australia wide.

Hugo Boss – Hugo Boss collections are luxurious, utilizing high quality fabrics with an impeccable range of accessories. Stockists Australia wide.

Van Heusen – High Quality and innovative designs. Stockists Australia wide.

Messini – Messini Disimor offer timeless virgin wools and cashmere suiting, beautifully lined and hand finished, along with all the finishing touches including shoes, cufflinks, silk ties, belts and leather goods. Boutiques situated in Sydney city.

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Extras

Splendid Days Marquees – Splendid Days is a boutique marquee and accessory hire company. Specializing in providing stunning luxury marquees, complete with beautifully styled interiors, to discerning clients who want to celebrate their events in style and sophistication.

Bedouin Freeform Tents & Canopies– Bedouin Freeform Tents offer the construction of unique tents and stretch fabric creation. Our fabric soluctions are ideal for weddings, corporate launches, parties and events.

Antithesis – Subtle, natural photographic retouching of the highest quality.

Kids Stuff

I seem to spend a dizzying amount of time checking out kid related websites, both for business and just because their are so many cool kid related service providers these days and amazing child focused things to do around Sydney. I thought I’d share some of my favourites.

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Kids Directories & Parenting Resources

Kidspot – Easy to navigate website with loads of informatnon and links relating to baby & kids activities, pregnancy and parenting information, toddler tips, advice and community.

OurKidzOurKidz Australia – Children-Youth Service Directory: Parenting Education Teaching Resources website.

The Bub Hub – The Bub Hub is one of Australia’s leading pregnancy and parenting website portals. Pregnancy advice, baby info, parenting advice and a comprehensive Australian services directory.

Babyology – Modern finds for hip kids and parents. Prepare yourself, this site is very addictive.

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Kids Shops / Toys, Decor & Fashion

Kido Store – Fresh and contemporary toys, clothing and decor for kids. Shop online or visit the fantastic store in Clovelly, Sydney. Keep you ear to ground for the unmissable annual sale.

My Messy Room – Contemporary Childrens fashion, apparel, home and lifestyle. Online Store and boutique shopfront in Summer Hill Sydney.

Chicken & Fishhead – We love chicken & Fishhead. Fantastic concept in combining a kid friendly cafe and a store focusing on contemporary toys, fashion and decor. Located in Beecroft, Sydney.

joyjoie Teepees – joyjoie is the home to wall art teepee’s, the teepee that can be redecorated to meet the changing needs of a family. Each teepee is handmade in Australia by a stay at home mum who wants to bring a little joy to the lives of children.

Seed – Seed create clothes that are stylish, functional, comfortable and easy to care for.

Infancy – At Infancy, they have a beautiful selection of clothing, toys and accessories. Infancy are constantly sourcing the best of what’s new from both Australia and overseas.

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Parental Consultants, Support & Advise

Jeniffer Hamilton – Practical advice and support for parents of babies 0 – 12 months

Baby Bump Physio – Under the expert guidance of a female registered Physiotherapist, Baby Bump Physio Fitness combines fitness training with core stability and pelvic floor work with the aim of getting you safely and sensibly back in shape and addressing the weakened pelvic floor muscles that results from child birth, while providing you with a support network of other new mums in a small group format.

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Art & Craft

Craftsmumship – Looking for craft, sewing, handmade gifts or cake and party ideas for you or your kids? Look no further.

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Childrens Food & Lifestyle Blogs

Choclatesuze – Child friendly recipes and fantastic lifestyle posts from around Sydney.

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