Western Australia Wedding & Bride

Issue 16

Explore 300 pages of incredible advice from Western Australia’s top wedding suppliers. Bridal consultants weigh in on the roaring 2020s decade of bridal fashion ahead, alongside more than forty pages of stellar gowns from picturesque fashion shoots. Get to know the catalyst for a career in weddings for four trusted suppliers, and immerse yourself in a heart-warming chapter of Real Weddings – each couple with a unique love story and wedding to inspire. From putting a pop-up wedding together to a sublime destination wedding, it’s the perfect read before those all important words, ‘I do’.

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in this issue

2 min
editor’s letter

EDITOR’S Letter Tyler Brown Photography Kevin McGinn Photographer With winter just around the corner, there is no better time to cosy up with your loved ones, and glean inspiration for the future months that await you. And if you’re planning your journey down the aisle, it’s even more exciting. Able to be as unique and unconventional as you please, this issue of Western Australia Wedding & Bride is a celebration of the modern couple, and the limitless ways you can commemorate your union. Paying tribute to the classic wedding saying, ‘Something Borrowed’ on page 24 shares the stories, career inspirations and tips-of-the-trade of four wedding experts. Each with something undeniably unique drawing them to the world of weddings, these specialists take us back to the beginning. Needless to say, your…

10 min
bridal news

NEWS BRIDAL NEWS From upcoming events to much-anticipated store openings, here’s an insight into the happenings of the local wedding industry. FULL SPEED AHEAD Allure Limousines is delighted to announce that it has recently purchased Belle Classic Limousines, with the company thrilled to be able to provide an all-encompassing transport service to the brides and grooms of Perth. Already highly regarded for its impeccable service, Allure Limousines has won multiple Brides Choice Awards and is constantly seeking to improve the service offered to its clients. The acquisition of Belle Classic Limousines allows the company to provide a unique service for the happy couple, the bridal party, and their families, allowing a true arrival in style. For the past fourteen years, previous owners John and Sue built Belle Classic Limousines into…

1 min
something borrowed

SOMETHING Borrowed There’s nothing quite like the magic of a wedding, where two lovers commit to sharing their lives together. The stardust behind this special day, however, is lovingly and deliberately crafted by a team of experts. Sharing their pearls of wisdom and career inspiration with Bethany Hayes, this selection of wedding experts offers each reader their own day-in-the-life tales and favourite wedding moments in the apt form of something old and something borrowed. By Bethany Hayes Photography by: Paris Hawken Photography…

3 min
sophie linardopoulos

Sophie Linardopoulos OWNER & DIRECTOR OF ZOLOTAS AUSTRALIA BRIDAL COUTURE A trip to Greece for a family wedding and the bride’s mesmerising choice of gown was the catalyst for Sophie Linardopoulos’ fateful meeting with acclaimed designer Mr Zolotas. Some five years on, having brought the label to Australian waters, Zolotas Australia Bridal is at the forefront of unique bridal creations, encouraging brides to tell their story through haute-couture wedding gowns. CAN YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT HOW YOUR CAREER IN THE WEDDING INDUSTRY BEGAN? WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO CREATE YOUR BUSINESS? “I began my career with a degree in criminology and justice, working as a transitional manager in a maximum-security male prison. [It was in] August 2016 that I travelled to Greece with my partner for a family wedding.…

3 min
alice heydon

Alice Heydon FOUNDER OF ALICE HEYDON EVENTS Destined to be in the events industry from a young age, it was when organising her high school end-of-term ball that a teacher first suggested Alice Heydon consider a career in events and hospitality. Now the founder of three successful event-planning businesses, the wedding planner is committed to creating weddings her clients will always treasure. CAN YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT HOW YOUR CAREER IN THE WEDDING INDUSTRY BEGAN? WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO CREATE YOUR BUSINESS? “I actually fell into the events industry by mistake! I was helping our committee organise our end of term ball in high school, and one of the teachers said I was doing a great job, and asked if I’d thought about a job in events and…

2 min
robyn allott

Robyn Allott DIRECTOR OF ROBYN’S CREATIVE CAKES After a bad accident left Robyn Allott wheelchair bound, it was the creation of impeccable wedding and occasion cakes that became her ultimate therapy. Now five years on, Robyn’s Creative Cakes is a quality-assured, boutique cake company, having created countless inspiring wedding cakes that tantalise both the eyes and the tastebuds. CAN YOU TELL US A BIT ABOUT HOW YOUR CAREER IN THE WEDDING INDUSTRY BEGAN? WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO CREATE YOUR BUSINESS? “Our very first cake was for my grandson, Aiden. He was turning one, and after having a bad accident and being wheelchair bound, [the cake] was an amazing masterpiece and a miracle that I could even have made it. That was five years ago now – I am no longer…