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The White Collection

No. 4

It can be hard to know where to begin when planning your big day which is why we've compiled this issue. Within these pages, you will find a selection of our best picks from Complete Wedding Sydney and Melbourne taken from the last five years. Spectacular fashion shoots for inspiration, gorgeous gowns, jewellery and beauty options that will enchant you. Real weddings are splashed throughout the pages with beauty tips and tricks from the best in the business. Themes, venues and planning questions; from wedding budgets to cocktail receptions, we show you how to plan your day so it runs smooth as a whistle. So, embark on a planning experience like never before with everything at your fingertips in The White Collection.

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in this issue

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from the editor

This is a particularly special issue of White Collection for me. For starters, it will be my last. In the three years I have been working on the Complete Wedding and White Collection titles, I have seen some of the most beautiful couples and happy families come together and unite across these pages. It’s a very special thing to witness; after all, this is what weddings are all about! Weddings are beautiful unions between two people who are thrilled and excited to spend their lives together — what could be more special than that? Second, the team travelled to Europe for this issue, and what could be more special than that? Starting hair and makeup at 4am is undoubtedly worth it when followed by a sunrise boat trip across the canals…

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this issue we love …

PERSONAL TOUCH We love the idea of cute, little tokens to give to guests that are a bit different from the norm, which is why these personal, natural creations tickle us pink. Choose from handmade bonbonnière, including plants or living herbs in a box dressed with ribbon of your choosing to complement your wedding colours. If living plants aren’t your thing, Complete Creations also offers bottles of olive oil freshly pressed from the brand’s own farm. completecreations.com.au LIP SERVICE These cute little lippies from Luk have blown us away this month. All products are 100 per cent natural, totally toxin free, and made from food, and we think these tasty treats are good enough to eat. There is a variety of beautiful colours including rose lime or chai shimmer — all perfect for…

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classical romance

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rebel blush

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catwalk report: aisle of white

The 2017 Sans Souci collection by Kaviar Gauche does exactly what it says. Sans Souci, which translates to “without a care”, is full of stretch fabrics and graceful silhouettes that are perfect for the carefree bride who is free from restraints. The 24-gown ivory collection is both feminine and modern, combining comfort with style. kaviargauche.com Photo by Estrop/ Getty Images; Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images. Photo by Randy Brooke/ Getty Images; Photo by Estrop/Getty Images. Photo by Jemal Countess/ Getty Images for Ines Di Santo; Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images. Photo by Estrop/Getty Images; Photo by Thomas Concordia/Getty Images; Photo by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images; Photo by Estrop/Getty Images…

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effortlessly stylish

When it comes to designing dream wedding gowns, Diana Toscano has plenty of experience. This award-winning designer has fashion in her blood, with the tradition of couture passed down to her from her mother and great aunt. After completing a Visual Arts, Fine Arts degree, Diana fell in love with the bridal industry and has excelled there ever since. With 10 years experience, Diana has been recognised for her expertise in both made-tomeasure bridal and custom-designed wedding gowns for the woman who’s after elegance, value, quality craftsmanship and lush fabrics. Whatever your shape, the designer will make you a gown that perfectly suits you, ensuring you stay true to your sense of style. Whether you choose to work with Diana to create a oneoff gown or select a design from her…