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Staycation Numéro Due: Sage Hotel

It's no secret that Julio's Italian is a favourite of mine, selecting the venue for the La Primavera event mid last year. Channeling a Mediterranean mood, contrasting white washed walls, exposed brick and charm fill the light filled and newly restored heritage building that is Julio’s. With it’s stained wooden floor boards, intricate archways, modern lighting and character mantle pieces it's hard not to fall in love with the place! Built in 1902 as the Walsh family home, the breathtaking architecture, interior and atmosphere makes for a one of a kind experience, that which is both refined and relaxed at the same time. But what you may not know, is that with the renovation came a newly built hotel attached to...

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From Peach to Wine: Natalie Rolt Bridesmaids

As with everything in life, trends come and go like seasons, but that's one thing Natalie Rolt is on top of. Constantly shifting, re-shaping and defining trends in the bridal world with her newly launched Bridesmaids Collection, Natalie provides a made-to-order service like no other, and your choice of colour, print and size is perfectly made custom just for you and your girls.  From peach to wine, the rich and soft palettes of this collection are a breath of fresh air, and offer a range of looks to suit every shape and curve. As most of you may know, I wore a custom couture Natalie Rolt piece for our Wedding reception, opting for something easier for Greek dancing (that I...

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In the Hot Seat with Natalie Rolt Designs

As some of you may recall (rewind almost two years ago now) I was working with the beautiful Natalie Rolt of Natalie Rolt Designs on a custom number for our Wedding reception in Santorini, in her humble little warehouse studio. There was something about Natalie's enthusiasm, risk-taking and anything is possible attitude and approach to design that initially drew me to her and from the get go had me very confident that she would be able to execute my dream dress, even though at the time I had no idea what that was yet. Fast forward two years, and she had outgrown that humble DIY warehouse studio of hers and was moving into a large, high ceiling, dreamy white washed...

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Olympia x Allure South Sea Pearls

I was delighted to get an invitation by Detail Marketing Communications to view the newest Allure South Sea Pearls collection in their Fremantle studio. The exquisite pearl collection beautifully styled amidst a pastel mantle of crystal, orchids and rose buds decorated by florist Anna Excell, the light streaming through the old character windows, with a champagne in one hand and fresh oysters in the other, we viewed the most drool-worthy array of earrings, necklaces and string pearls we have ever laid eyes on. At first, we admired from a far, however it wasn't long until the girls encouraged mum and I to try a few pieces on, and I don't think it takes a rocket scientist to guess which were...

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