This weekend, the Weddings Matakana Expo returns for the 3rd year running! Featuring the best local vendors (think venues, photographers, florists, celebrants, hairstylists, makeup artists, caterers, wedding planners and stylists, bridal designers and more), it's on from 9am-3pm this Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th at The Woolshed, Matakana Country Park.
Attention all bridal bargain-hunters! On Sunday, September 6 at Auckland's swanky The Wharf, Hospice North Shore presents the Encore wedding fair, a giant sale of new and used garments, accessories and more. Get face time with a variety of wedding professionals for information and inspiration, be in to win prizes and quench your thirst at the bubbles bar. There's also an up-cycling display, live music and celebrity guests, including Pippa Wetzell. Entry is by donation.
Is your wedding dress sorted but you're still stressing about suits? Look no further than Working Style's Summer 2015/2016 collection. This season they're specialising in light-weight tailoring that can be worn effortlessly at any time, for any occasion. With a nod to Italian design, the suiting's construction reflects the trend towards a softer and more relaxed silhouette.
There's only one day left to vote for your favourite finalist in the Joico Bridal Hair Stylist of the Year competition! The winning stylist will join the Joico team at the New Zealand Weddings Magazine Collection show at New Zealand Fashion Week on August 26 and 30. To cast your vote, follow the link below, choose your finalist, then email [email protected] with the stylist's name in the subject line. Entries close at 5pm on Saturday, August 15. Check out the covetable looks from the show in the Spring 2015 issue of New Zealand Weddings, on sale October 5.
Tickets for our Bridal Beauty Workshop are on sale now! Round up your bridesmaids and bestie for the ultimate wedding-planning session on Sunday, August 30 from 1.30-3.30pm at Auckland's Maritime Room. You'll enjoy bubbly and canapés, while experts from Bobbi Brown, Dermalogica and Joico provide on-the-spot makeovers and all the expert advice you need to be your most beautiful on your big day. New Zealand Weddings editor Melissa Gardi will unveil the latest bridal creations hot off the Fashion Week catwalk and share how to make the looks work for you and your bridal party. Plus, every attendee gets a goodie bag packed with gorgeous gifts. Tickets are just $35 and numbers are limited, so get in quick to secure your spot.