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New Zealand Weddings

Issue 67 Summer 2019

Four times a year New Zealand Weddings is the must-have buy for every modern bride with over 200 pages packed with advice and inspiration to help plan the perfect day. Innovative ideas and creative touches put a contemporary twist on tradition making New Zealand Weddings the modern guide for every bride.

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(EDITOR’S PHOTO CAROLYN HASLETT)Win Your Dream Wedding WinnersChristine & Duncan were an absolute delight to meet. We wish them – and all our couples featured in this issue – all the best for a long and laughter-filled marriage. See all the details from page 34.We are captivated by the back and train detail of this Stella York dress. Celebrate with Daniel Le Brun Methode Traditionelle Rose. (CHRISTINE & DUNCAN I DO PHOTOGRAPHY.)A new year, and what it may bring, is always an exciting thought. However, if you’ve picked up this magazine, chances are 2019 will a super-significant one. Congratulations!Getting hitched is not only a memorable time for you and your beloved, but also for your friends and family. Once the engagement excitement settles, it’s time to think about a date,…

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new and note worthy

GUEST BOOKSBEAUTIFUL KEEPSAKES OF YOUR SPECIAL DAY – FILLED WITH WELL-WISHES OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY – WILL NEVER GET OLDWe’re with the band Fall for the simplicity of elegant matte gold in a trio of tones.Perfect PreservationRegal Drycleaners have opened another store in Takapuna, Auckland. But if you’re not in the City of Sails, no need to worry. You too can access this premium garment care and preservation service recommended and used by many of New Zealand’s fashion brands. Package your items and send them to Regal Drycleaners Newmarket (using their NZ-wide service) and they’ll take care of the rest. regaldrycleaners.co.nzTAKE COVERWith the average Kiwi wedding costing almost $30,000, it’s worth investing in some peace of mind that if something unforeseen happens, you’re financially covered. WeddingCover understands all of the…

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congratulations, you’re engaged!

RING COLLABWalker & Hall recently collaborated with renowned illustrator and creative consultant Kelly Thompson to design this one-off stunning six-carat diamond ring, with circular forms, graphic lines and a timeless appearance. Interested? It’s only a cool $88,000.Helping HandMake sure the skin on your hands are ready for all the ring close-ups. Repair even the most dry of hands with Avène Cicalfate Hand Cream, $30; and did you know that serum is not only magic for the face? Snowberry New Radiance Face Serum, $99 will strengthen skin on the hands too.DISCUSS WHAT YOU’LL SHAREYou might be Insta-mad, but your other half might not be overjoyed that the news of the two of you being hitched is rapidly being ‘liked’ by one and all. Be sure to discuss what you’ll be posting…

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karlie kloss

Supermodel Karlie Kloss recently tied the knot with her beau Joshua Kushner at an intimate country ceremony. The beautiful bride chose a stunning custom-made Dior gown, featuring a fitted button-back bodice with long-sleeved lace overlay and a full skirt.THE ACCESSORIESKarlie favours square and hex shapes when it comes to her bridal jewellery.THE GOWN Karlie chose a V-neck with lace detail. We found similar styles with illusion fabrics, laces in delicate forms, as well as beautiful button-down features. Whether you like a little or a lot of lace overlay in the skirt, there’s no doubt that it works.BEAUTYEstee Lauder ambassador Karlie would have no doubt worn skincare and makeup from her beloved beauty brand. And would also have no doubt kept her locks in tip-top condition. ■…

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calendar of events

6TH FEB 2019Tabula Rasa Wedding & Event Centre Open DayEnjoy the cuisine and discuss why it’s the perfect place to say ‘I do’.tabularasa.co.nz17TH MARCH 2019Hitch’d Wedding Show, RotoruaA unique experience with delicious food, live music and wedding inspo.hitched.nz31ST MARCH 2019Great New Zealand Bridal Show, ChristchurchGet advice from over 100 wedding specialists.thebridalshow.co.nzMARCH/APRIL 2019Farmers Bridal BeautyOur skin, cosmetics and fragrance sessions come to Auckland and Hawke’s Bay.newzealandweddings.co.nz14TH APRIL 2019Cordis Heartfelt Wedding Showcase, AucklandPerfect for couples looking for their dreamy venue.cordishotels.com27-28TH APRIL 2019Hitch’d Wedding Fair, Kumeu, AucklandGain fresh ideas from Auckland’s best and trusted wedding vendors.hitchdweddingfair.com5TH MAY 2019Wellington Wedding ShowFind everything from cakes and flowers to photography.thewellingtonweddingshow.co.nz11TH MAY 2019One Wonderful Day, HamiltonA boutique wedding fair full of authenticity, atmosphere and bridal specialists.onewonderfulday.co.nz26TH MAY 2019Wild Hearts Wedding Fair, AucklandShowcasing local designers and stunning destinations.wildheartsweddingfairs.co.nz…

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what’s popping up in 2019

1 Relaxed FoodMuch like how couples personalise the décor and style of their wedding, food is taking a turn towards reflecting a couple’s palate. We’re seeing many more relaxed reception celebrations that would seamlessly suit taco stands, seafood bars and dessert trucks.2 Bright FloraExperts reckon that after years of muted flowers and foliage, pops of bright colour will make a comeback, with rich, bright-hued dahlias being hailed as the wedding flower for the year. But don’t worry, peonies and ranunculus will still be huge.3 Short & Sweet CelebrationsCouples are opting for quality over quantity (in terms of time, that is). Celebrations that focus on the ceremony, rather than an afternoon-into-the-evening party, are fantastic for couples who want a personalised event that’s also cost-effective. ■…