Real Wedding – Rosie & Brendon, North Melbourne VIC
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Real Wedding – Rosie & Brendon, North Melbourne VIC

 

Laurens Hall in North Melbourne is where Rosie walked down the aisle in a stunning Suzanne Harward gown, to meet her husband-to-be Brendon and their beautiful babe Billie.

There was no shortage of love during Rosie and Brendon’s wedding day, despite taking a ‘less is more’ approach; green and white floral’s turned this industrial style venue into a wedding wonderland.

Photo-genius, Tess Follett was there to capture it all on camera.

In Rosie’s words…

The meeting.

We met seven years ago through mutual friends and welcomed our beautiful daughter Billie in to the world last March.

The one.

We went through a few big life events in the first few months of our relationship so I think we  knew pretty early on we could get through a lot together.

The proposal.

Brendon proposed in the local dog park not long before our daughter was born. Which sounds very unromantic but it was very us. A bit of a laugh and we had our whole family there; our 2 dogs and our unborn daughter.

The planning.

We had a very relaxed approach to planning our wedding. Having a young baby meant we didn’t want to stress ourselves out too much. We had everything well organised in advance so it was only the few weeks before that we had to run around a bit.

Style inspiration.

As the venue is quite industrial we wanted to the styling to be quite modern. We very much went with the “less is more” approach in terms of styling. Green and white florals and minimal clutter on the tables. We had a beautiful white and green floral installation which really brought it all together.

The dress.

I had a lace strapless Suzanne Harward gown. It was the only place I went to and it wasn’t long after I’d just had a baby, so I had it altered closer to the date. It was classic but the lace had a bit of a modern edge.

Favourite moment(s).

I think just having all those people that we love in one room was a pretty surreal feeling.

Traditions.

Cutting the cake and throwing the bouquet.

The meaning of marriage.

Marriage to us means committing to a partnership for the rest of our lives. Promising to support each other in all that we do and loving each other and our family unconditionally.

Wedding soundtrack.

Aisle: You and Me by Lifehouse

Reception entry: Can’t get enough of your love by Barry White

Words of wisdom.

Take a relaxed approach. Give yourself time by organising things in advance and doing little bits at a time. It only has to be stressful if you make it. And if something goes wrong on the day, it really doesn’t matter!

 

 

 

If you love an inner city wedding then Katherine and Mathew’s wedding is a must see.

 

ROSIE AND BRENDON’S TRIBE

Ceremony venue / location: Laurens Hall, North Melbourne

Reception venue / location:  Laurens Hall, North Melbourne

Celebrant/Officiant: Allan Dunn

Photography: Tess Follett 

Videography: Moon and Back

Styling: Creating Beautiful 

Florist: Creating Beautiful

Hair and Make Up: Tres Dallas and Maria Gullace for Tres Dallas

The Dress: Suzanne Harward 

Veil / head wear: Suzanne Harward 

Jewellery/Accessories: Samantha Wills earrings

Shoes: Valentino 

Rings: Michael Albrecht 

Bridesmaids dresses: Elle Zeitoune 

Grooms suit: Suits design by Remy Ghougassian (Independent Stylist)

Grooms Shoes: Hudson

Groomsmen suits: Remy Ghougassian

Bow ties / ties: Remy Ghougassian

Catering: Ed Dixon Food Design 

Cake / Cake topper: Burnt Butter Cakes 

Entertainment: DJ Julian Jardine