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Bride & Groom

#101 Summer/Autumn 2021

Bride & Groom is New Zealand’s No 1 selling magazine and the essential guide to getting married. Packed full of informative articles, reader’s weddings, inspirational ideas, helpful tips, latest trends and bridal fashion, to make your wedding planning a breeze.

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New Zealand
The Fusion Group Ltd
2 Issues

in this issue

2 min
editor’s letter

THIS ISSUE’S COVER: Gown: The Bridal House by Corina Snow www.thebridalhouse.co.nz See more of this gown on page 114 Jewellery: Wild Jewels www.wildjewels.com Suit: Dorset Suits www.dorsetsuits.co.nz Flowers: Joie de Vivre www.joiedevivre.nz Venue: Bracu www.bracu.co.nz Photographer: Emma Keirle, Emmaline Photography www.emmalinephotography.com Makeup & Hair: Face Me Makeup www.facememakeup.com Models: Amber and Farrell from Red 11 See behind the fashion scenes www.brideandgroom.co.nz Dear Readers, Goodbye 2020, hello 2021! After last year’s uncertainty and upheaval, we’re looking forward to a more settled year ahead, with lots of engagements and weddings taking place. We’re lucky here in New Zealand to have so many options for the way we celebrate marriage, from intimate elopements to a weekend-long festivity. Whatever way you choose Bride & Groom magazine has you covered with the latest ideas, helpful advice and best wedding specialists to help you create your dream day. If you’re recently engaged and about…

2 min
subscriber rewards

5PRIZE PACKS worth over $700 to be won! FIVE chances to win! Visit www.brideandgroom.co.nz to subscribe and you’ll be in the draw. PRIZES DRAWN 20/07/2021…

1 min

Karen Murrell lipsticks and lip pencils are made from premium all-natural ingredients that provide long-lasting colour and are nourishing for your lips. Creamy and smooth, Coral Dawn is a sensual and warm shade that can be worn from dawn to dusk! WWW.KARENMURRELL.COM FEATURING a stylish cosmetics case, Coral Dawn lipstick, lip pencil, sharpener and two lip brushes! Gift set valued at over $65! subscribe or renew with a one-off $25 payment • two printed editions • two digital editions • save money • fabulous free gifts • exclusive offers & competitions Shop online now www.brideandgroom.co.nz/shop Gift offer applies to NZ residents only. Offer expires 30/07/2021 Other subscription gifts are available on www.brideandgroom.co.nz/shop…

7 min
wedding inspiration

new zealan d's biggest wedding event! It’s all happening on Sunday 16 May 2021 as we celebrate our 25th Bride & Groom Wedding Show – New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting wedding event in over a year! It will be packed with glitz, glamour and inspiration for all styles and budgets, and a must-attend event for couples planning the wedding and honeymoon of their dreams. The venue and its beautiful gardens will be buzzing with the best the wedding industry has to offer – you’ll be able to meet designers and industry specialists, hear live music, taste cakes, smell bouquets, view table settings, marquees and cars, all in one place, on one day. With lots of special offers, giveaways and competitions, including our awesome door prize – a luxury honeymoon in…

2 min
once a year sunday 16 may • 2021 ellerslie racecourse

FREE GIFT Exclusive online offer for 2+ tickets be inspired! Ideas, advice and inspiration. A must-attend event for planning your wedding and honeymoon, whatever your style and budget. The annual Bride & Groom Wedding Show is a truly fun and exciting day out. For you, your family and friends to experience the fabulous atmosphere of a real wedding! Hundreds of wedding specialists We’ve brought together the best wedding specialists in the country, for you to source all the products and services you need for your special day, all in one place, on one day. The venue and its beautiful gardens will be buzzing with the best the wedding industry has to offer – you’ll be able to meet fashion designers, photographers and stylists, hear live music, taste cakes, smell bouquets, view table settings, venues, marquees,…

3 min
congratulations on your engagement!

PICK A DATE You probably won’t be able to choose the exact date straight away, as it depends on many factors, including the time you’ll need to plan and save, coordinate with essential guests, and your dream venue or supplier’s availability. However, you can start by thinking about what season you prefer, and once you have settled on the date you can get the planning process started, and have a solid answer for friends and family when they ask ‘When’s the big day?’! ENVISION YOUR STYLE Close your eyes and picture your dream wedding. Is it modern or vintage? Large or intimate? Summer or winter? Relaxed or formal? Do you have a shared passion that you could use to create your theme? Is there a favourite colour you just have to include? Browsing magazines…