Posts Tagged ‘Wedding Photography Sydney’

REAL WEDDING: Melissa’s Slim Lace Wedding Gown with Low Back & Ultra Long Train..

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Hello everyone,

I’m excited to share some photos of my couture bridal gown client Melissa and Derryn’s wedding at Manly in NSW. Melissa opted for a full lace wedding gown that was super slinky and fitted her like a glove. The fabrics are a beautiful scalloped lace and silk satin underneath. I added some pearl beading to the dress for extra shine and detail. (& because who doesn’t love pearls? – they’re actually very fashionable for bridal gowns at the moment too..)

All photos are by James Bennett www.jamesbennett.com.au.

Below is Melissa’s mum Gae’s dress which we created for her in silk chiffon with a little beading in blue and green. It’s such an unusual stylish look for Mother of the Bride and Gae modernised it with her signature jewellery.

We made the little page boy’s bow ties in matching satin to the bridesmaids.

I created silk and lace flowers with rhinestone beading for Melissa to wear in her hair and as a brooch on her bridal gown.

Buttons and loops are a signature of my wedding dresses. They are something that really sets apart a made-to-measure couture wedding gown from an off the rack wedding dress, as it is more work to create the buttons and loops and you need to have the gown fitted to your body. At the top of Melissa’s wedding gown we did a sheer lace panel for an alluring low back effect showing off the lace by making it more contrasting against the skin.

We created the Mother of the Groom’s gown in coral lace and Melissa’s (new) Sister in Law’s bridesmaid gown in peach silk chiffon. The ceremony was at Cardinal Cerretti Memorial Chapel in Manly.

Melissa particularly wanted a super long train on her wedding dress.. Seeing these photos of her wedding ceremony I can understand why! How gorgeous does she look…

After the ceremony, the bridal party went to Little Collins Beach and North Head in Manly for photos.

We created the bridesmaids dresses in different shades of peach silk chiffon for a subtle difference. I love when bridesmaids get to wear different style dresses like Lauren and Emilee wore. Melissa was a lovely bride in that she let her bridesmaids totally choose the style they wanted so that both girls are actually keen to wear their dresses again – Brides take note!

All photos by: James Bennett: www.jamesbennett.com.au

I hope you enjoyed these images! Melissa was such a gorgeous bride and it’s a shame about the rainy day weather – it was pouring! But they definitely made the best of it and I love the dramatic look of the dark umbrellas against the pale landscape..

If you are considering having a couture wedding gown created just for you and made to your individual measurements, send us an email or call us. I do free consultations where we can discuss your gown and I’m also happy to liaise (initially) over email: Contact us here:

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Happy Wedding Planning! x Sarah

Elegant & Romantic with Riverside Views: Sydney Dance Studios Wedding

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Hello everyone,

I am very excited to show you the full post of Rebecca & Paul’s wedding at Sydney Dance Studios, Woolloomooloo.

Rebecca is a gorgeous, intellectual young woman and she was such a lovely bride to work with. From the outset she had total trust in us to create and design her gown although she had clear ideas about the style. Rebecca wanted a sophisticated wedding dress that had lots of detail in the draping of the fabric so that she could avoid needing lace and other embellishments.

Rebecca trusted me to choose the colour and fabrics, so I chose a Silk Dupion as the main base fabric with a gorgeous satiny Silk Organza and soft English Tulle as the overlays.

The result was a very elegant, romantic wedding gown that suited her perfectly. We also made her veil and she sourced her own headpiece to match.

I would like to say a big thank you to Chris at Uber Photography – www.uberphotography.com.au for the photos of Rebecca and Paul’s Wedding:

I love how Uber Photography has captured all the precious moments of Rebecca & Paul’s wedding day, while also injecting some seriously fun and unique shots of the couple. Uber Photography are based on the North Shore and you can see more of their work their website: www.uberphotography.com.au.

I always love to hear about the story of how a couple met so I asked Rebecca a little bit about how she met Paul:

“I was invited back to my previous law firm for drinks one Friday night by my old boss to celebrate the move into their new office. Paul had started working there after I had left and we were introduced… We hit it off straight away and the rest is history!”

“Paul proposed to me on our 5th anniversary (Romeo & Juliet style on our balcony) to one of my favourite songs – Love Story by Taylor Swift. He had set up candles and love heart arrows down the hallway, long stemmed roses on the balcony, a bottle of Verve in a champagne bucket with glasses and strawberries and presented me with a little blue box from Tiffany’s with the most beautiful engagement ring inside. The whole thing felt like a dream! We decided that night to get married on our 6th anniversary the following year. We planned our entire wedding together, which is why I think everyone felt that the wedding was so ‘us’. It was a really enjoyable experience planning our wedding, and because we were equally invested in it and could count on each other with all the arrangements, it all went really smoothly.” – Rebecca

Below is Rebecca’s testimonial she wrote to us (about her couture wedding dress) which you can check out on Facebook:

 

I hope you enjoyed! More Real Wedding Posts to come so stay tuned!

If you would like to have your wedding dress, accessories made or bridal veil, give me a call or send me an email – details on my contact page.

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x Sarah

Photo Slideshow from Rebecca & Paul’s Wedding at Sydney Dance Studios

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Hello everyone!

Have a look here at some highlights of my couture bridal gown client Rebecca and Paul’s sophisticated and romantic wedding at Sydney Dance Studios.

http://www.uberphotography.net.au/highlights/rebecca_paul/

Rebecca’s gown was made in Silk Dupion, Silk Organza and a very fine English Tulle. All the draping was done by hand throughout the whole bodice and skirt and we also made her veil in the same matching fine Tulle. Rebecca teamed this with a beautiful head piece she bought herself for a stunning and high fashion look.

Rebecca and Paul’s wedding was shot by the very talented Uber Photography who I have found to be very friendly and approachable. I look forward to seeing more of their weddings soon. If you’re looking for a professional Sydney North Shore Photographer then you can check them out here: www.uberphotography.com.au

Oh and I love the music they chose for the slideshow.. Might have to look up that song on iTunes soon!

A full post about Rebecca and Paul’s story & more detail about Rebecca’s couture wedding gown to come soon!

 

x Sarah