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Great Destination Weddings

Great Destination Weddings Annuel 2018 - 2019

Find your perfect destination for a luxury wedding in Australia or Asia Pacific. Think tropical Pacific island weddings in Fiji, Vanuatu, Cook Islands and Niue, or romantic Indian Ocean ceremonies in the Maldives and Mauritius, not to forget the destination wedding choices in Malaysia, Thailand and Bali ... or perhaps an intimate wedding in a town close to your capital city is what you desire. Great Destination Weddings showcases the best destinations for your holiday wedding!

Pays:
Australia
Langue:
English
Éditeur:
Graphic Publishing
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2 min.
editor’s letter

Welcome to the 2018 issue of Great Destination Weddings! After eight years producing this gorgeous magazine, the GDW team still gets excited when the wedding photos start flowing in and pages start coming together. I suppose it’s because we are all travellers at heart and, for the most part, we are all die-hard romantics. Working on a magazine that brings together dreamy destinations and magical wedding stories is our ultimate creative outlet. Romantic travel at its finest! It’s always such an honour when a couple invites us to share their destination wedding and this issue you’ll find a swag of inspiration, advice and ideas in our featured nuptials. From New York (p. 72) and Italy (p. 36) to beautiful celebrations throughout Thailand, Bali, Australia and the Pacific islands – you’ll really…

6 min.
12 reasons to love a destination wedding

OKAY, WE’LL ADMIT we’re a bit biased when it comes to a love of destination weddings (hence our name and our, well, everything). So it’s safe to say we’ve seen our fair share of amazing celebrations and know the pros and cons. Whether you’re toying with the idea of a wedding weekend getaway, considering nuptials at an island resort or dreaming of an exotic overseas escape, these 12 reasons will have you packing your suitcases… 1 An intimate wedding You could go all out and invite your entire contacts list, but chances are you’ll only ask your closest friends and family to a destination wedding. If you’re after an intimate celebration with a carefully-edited guest list, an overseas soirée is the way to go – loved ones will have to go the…

2 min.
our favourite picks

Oh, bartender… Did someone say Prosecco? Say it loudly, and brightly, at your reception with this seriously cute LED Neon Light from Audenza. The perfect addition to any bar’s styling, the jazzy light comes in a perfectly pretty shade of pink. audenza.com Say it with style Collaborating with Papier, celeb-fave designer and fashion icon Matthew Williamson has created a range of bold and exotic wedding stationery pieces that you can customise online. We love. papier.com Bahama mama Skinny Dip’s cute-as-heck Bahamas Bag gives us holiday vibes just looking at it. With room for sunscreen, sunnies and your purse, it’s a travel essential – especially if you’re going to the Bahamas. skinnydiplondon.com Dazzling destinations Take home a little bit of your celebration destination with these cool cityscape rings from Shekhtwoman. 3D-printed in gold, platinum and silver, they feature local icons and…

1 min.
somewhere   beyond the sea…

Destination: BALI Embrace Bali’s super laid-back atmosphere with boho styles and sheer, floaty fabrics Destination: AMALFI COAST Stay elegantly glamorous with classic silhouettes and European-inspired touches Destination: THAILAND Keep things refined for a beach-resort celebration in summer-ready fabrics with gorgeous detail…

6 min.
a go-to destination wedding checklist

*A year before • Sit down with your partner to work out a realistic budget you both agree on. Talk openly from the outset about what you’re prepared to spend to avoid stress later on. • Think about what your dream wedding would look and feel like. A grand soirée in southern France? An exotic event in Thailand? A South Pacific beach party? If you have different ideas, chances are you can meet halfway to find a spot that ticks boxes for both of you. • Research destinations and costs. If you’ve fallen for a location on the other side of the globe, you’ll need to factor in significant airfares (and so will your guests). If you have a strict budget, consider somewhere a little closer to home. • Look into the destination country’s…

5 min.
i do, take two

“You might want to reaffirm your commitment after working through a few bumps along the road to marital bliss.” SO YOU’VE FOUND YOUR FOREVER LOVE, hosted an incredible wedding and enjoyed a fabulous honeymoon. Ever wish you could do it all over again? Well, the good news is, you can. A vow renewal is a symbolic way to celebrate your marriage, honour what you’ve achieved together so far and look to forward to the next exciting chapter. Not to mention a cracker excuse for a holiday. Why & when should you renew? Whether it’s been a year or four decades, there are no rules when it comes to renewing your vows. Perhaps you had a budget wedding or eloped way back when and now you want to party in style with your growing…