Last night saw the Ultimate Wedding Planning Party come to life at the Opera Point Marque after 6 months of planning. The inaugural event had over 260 guests, including newly engaged ladies and gentlemen, media guests and many wedding event professionals. A part from the magical weather which blessed the day, to officially kick of the event, a spectacular performance was showcased by the gorgeous ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Carmelo Pizzino and his dance partner Alana Patience.
Guests were treated to bridal runway shows by wedding dress designers - Lisa Gowing, VELANI by Nicky Velani, Sarah Janks, Collette Dinnigan and Camilla Kaftans for honeymoon attire with all shoes provided by Nat-Sui.
Formalities included insightful advice by Alicia Richardson, Editor of The Knot, Anthony Del Col Wedding Stylist from Staging Connections, Graham Monro from gm photographics, Abraham Joffe from Untitled Films and Paris Cutler from Planet Cake. To create a true romantic atmosphere, beautiful floral arrangements were placed around the venue by Susan Avery Flowers and decadent chandeliers were placed high in the marquee by Chandeliers to Die for.
Delicious canapés were served throughout the night by Opera Point Events and Aria Catering while refreshments included Yarra Burn Sparkling Wine and St Germain Elderflower Liqueur cocktails. The mood was truly executed by all things bridal and wedding related as guests were delighted to be a part of the Ultimate Wedding Planning event, reporting to have made confident decisions for their wedding day.
Guests were able to liaise with industry professionals at partner stands and discuss valuable wedding planning tips. Event Partners included Sparkle Cupcakery, Ooh! Ahh! Invitations, Roll up in a Rolls, Le Bon Bon Stationery, Maya Medispa, Sydney Wedding Registry, De La Mod Stationery and Tourism Noosa plus many more. Entertainment was provided by Sweethearts Music, Sydney Wedding Dj’s and the Press Club Band to truly set the scene.
Ladies were able to have makeover touch ups by Bobbi Brown professional make-up artists throughout the entire evening as well as enjoy a hand massage using decadent Jo Malone product. A truly beautiful and boutique event portraying Sydney’s ultimate wedding professionals assisting guests to create a special day…their wedding day!