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New Zealand Weddings

New Zealand Weddings Issue 64 Autumn 2018

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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NZ Weddings Magazine Ltd
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in this issue

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I’m thrilled to be in your company. Not least for these two exciting reasons. You – or someone very dear to you – is planning to wed the one they love. What better reason to celebrate; to have found someone who you adore and to have both commited to doing life together. We’ve also found each other. I don’t expect for us to become instant soulmates, but through the pages of this magazine I hope we can connect while you plan your special and personal event – and that New Zealand Weddings provides you with valuable insights and inspiration, from the bridal party to booze and budgeting, and everything in between. While we were creating this issue, I was lucky enough to be a guest at three wonderful weddings (and, yes, to…

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latest & greatest

ROMANTIC RECOLLECTIONS PLANNING A BIG EVENT CAN GET PRETTY INTENSE. KEEP YOUR RELATIONSHIP CONNECTION IN CHECK WITH QUIET NIGHTS IN, REFLECTING ON YOUR EXCITEMENT OF BEING TOGETHER. Elegance at the buffet table or individual place setting is all about texture and tone. High on the radar for 2018 is gold, mustard, vintage metals and marble. It sure looks good enough to eat. SUNSHINE SPARKLE Partridge Jewellers (partridgejewellers.com) showcases a wide selection of coloured diamonds including rare yellow diamonds. Gorgeous engagement rings highlighting yellow diamonds start from $2850. Visit one of their six stores to view the range.…

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moment in time

ETHICAL BRIDE Purpose & Design Bridal designer Anna Schimmel (annashimmel.co.nz) is giving back – partnering with Style Her Empowered, an organisation sponsoring the education of young women in Togo, West Africa. For every wedding gown purchased, Schimmel provides a girl with a school uniform, and will cover her tuition and mentoring for a full year. ECO CUSTOMER Hello sustainable brides! H&M have launched their worldwide Conscious Exclusive Collection, which includes gorgeous gowns and clothing using regenerated fibres created from fishing nets and nylon waste. Now that’s love! New Zealand’s craftsmen jewellers, Sutcliffe (sutcliffejewellery.com), have partnered with bespoke jewellery house Miramôr. “There was a natural fit with some exciting opportunities between our two brands,” they said in a recent Insta-announcement.…

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4 helpful hacks

FINE DINING Adding a simple stylish touch to cutlery can really lift your place setting or buffet serving station. Here, fine cotton has been delicately wrapped around the handle of the knives and forks – add a crochet fabric or paper doily for a contrasting, layered effect. THREE OF THE BEST: Quick tips and tricks to help make the wedding and its planning a breeze. TYING THE KNOT ON A BEACH? Get hold of some veil weights. While the wind in your veil will look fab during your wedding portraits, for the ceremony it’ll be less distracting (for you, and your groom/guests) if it’s weighted towards the ground. ORGANISING LOTS OVER EMAIL? If your inbox has a heavy influx of emails on the daily, it can be hard (and time consuming) to trawl through what’s important and…

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true blue

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diary notes

PUKEKOHE PARK WEDDING EXPO SUNDAY, 15 APRIL, 10AM TO 3PM, AUCKLAND Along with amazing competitions and offers throughout the expo, gain wedding inspo, and chat to the best of local wedding vendors. THE GRAND WEDDING SHOW SUNDAY 22 APRIL, 2PM TO 4PM, AUCKLAND Kick-start your wedding planning under one roof at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane. Get excited with style ideas, and get a front-row look at the latest in wedding fashion. ROOFTOP WEDDING OPEN DAY, RYDGES AUCKLAND FRIDAY, 4 MAY, 4.30PM TO 7.30PM Join Rydges Auckland as they showcase their unique rooftop terrace and diverse range of wedding spaces, ready to be transformed to suit your wedding day vision. Could this be your ultimate venue? We think, yes! HITCH’D WEDDING FAIR SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 12-13 MAY, 10AM TO 3PM, AUCKLAND Combine the latest from the Auckland wedding scene, great music,…