Wedding Date 26.10.18

How did you meet?

Through friends at a Christmas party in 2013. I had only lived in Sydney for 2 months by this time. 

Who proposed and how?

Just after Christmas in 2017. We were spending Christmas with family in Perth and had a day trip organised to Rottenest Island. We’d been swimming, snorkelling and cycling all day and then Duncan found a quiet little private beach on the west side of the island. Apart from some sneaky lizards trying to distract us, it was a beautiful private moment. We were both in tears and fits of laughter!

Honeymoon Destination:

Best. Honeymoon. Ever. We had a 2 month adventure honeymoon and visited Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, Bolivia, Easter Island, Tahiti & Bora Bora!

your wedding dress shopping experience:

About 6 shops and 40 different dresses! I had some ideas of styles but hadn’t found one that was totally right. I was looking for something simple but with a bit of wow and was keen to see the Pronovias collection at Marry Me Bridal. Obviously they totally delivered and found the perfect dress. I had my mum and a couple of friends with me that day and everyone was in tears so we knew that was the one. I actually didn’t even pick the dress, my friend did and I remember saying something like “yeah fine I’ll try it on”... Then of course we went out for lunch and champagne afterwards!!

Dress Designers: PRONOVIAS

Style: NOGAL

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Suits: Groom was dressed in Brooks Brothers & M.J. bale.

Photographer: Rae Marie

Accessories: Rings from Nicholas Haywood Jewellery, veil was vintage (mums from the 70’s), earrings from Stephanie Brown (called Chandeliers so fitting for the venue) bracelets were Swarovski and Bianc.

Shoes: Nine West

Fragrance: Hermes, Un Jardin Sur Le Nil (a gift from my husband even though we said no gifts)    

Venue: Chandeliers on Abbey, Yallingup Siding Western Australia

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist: Caitlin from Beautique Love (make up) and Tegan from Styling Hair Designs (hair)

Florist: Mable & Grace

Bridesmaids: Chelsea and Jacki dressed in Coco & Lola bridesmaids. Same dress, different colours and fabrics.