Villa Maria Vineyard Estate | Jessica-Chris

Villa Maria Vineyard Estate | Jessica-Chris

Amazing day in Villa Maria Vineyard Estate {Auckland, New Zealand} where Jessica & Chris celebrated their special day with close friends and families.

The couple shared their love story: couple got together 6 years ago while they both been living in London {UK}; Chris proposed to Jessica “down in Queenstown (one of our favourite spots!) at Mt Difficulty vineyard while enjoying the beautiful views and wine in August 2015.”

Enjoy some of these images our awesome team looked after the hair for the bridal party, bride and mother of the bride.

Great Creative Team:

Auckland wedding photographers – Levien & Lens Photography

Dress: Tiffany’s Vancouver Bridal
Suit: Barkers
Flowers: Orlando Flowers
Shoes: Trousseau
Make up: Martina Phillips
Hair: Makeup Station
Celebrant: Auckland Marriage Celebrant, Suzanne Teague
MC: Giovanni Pericolini
DJ: DJ-Marrs

Hair by Makeup Station

Hair by Makeup Station

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Amy & Matt – Summer Wedding

Amy & Matt – Matiatia, Waiheke Island

Wow, wow, wow!  Amy and Matt’s stunning summer wedding on Waiheke Island was one to remember (For many reasons)  Firstly Hubby and I couldn’t  make the wedding as baby decided to come early! I was lucky that our dear friends were very understanding and of course Amy was very happy to have my team step in and make her beautiful for her big day. Amy wanted a classic fresh look for hair and makeup to go with her modern gown. The bridesmaids were half hair up with neutral makeup as the embellished gowns were a statement piece.

Amy is incredibly down-to-earth and I was lucky to yet again work with not only my friends, but the bridal party was just as awesome. With a long list of things to love about this wedding some of the highlights were the getting ready venues (oh the views, oh the space!), the super-stylish bridal party and the stunning location.   Best wishes to an awesome couple.

Some lovely images for your to all view – Photo credits Adam Popovich Photography

Hair and makeup by our team

Traditional Vintage Styled Shoot

Lisa Foster photography approached me to work with her on a Traditional Vintage Styled Shoot. We envisioned mixing more traditional, vintage elements with updated contemporary, feminine touches. Blush pink tones, gorgeous gems and glam metallics added wow factor to  base of more traditional floral’s and earthy, rustic elements.

Here are a few of the looks I created.

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Check out the full post for more details lot’s of beautiful inspiration on Paper & Lace

Pastel tones, lace touches and soft, layered dresses from Girl Meets Gown complemented windswept curls, braided details and soft, natural complexions courtesy of the Ali’s Makeup Station team.

Styling by the talented team from Fresh To Death along with unique, on trend touches from The Pretty Prop Shop’s gorgeous collection of goodies bought together the essence and spirit of a bygone era with a modern flourish.

Photographer Lisa Foster Photography | Styling Fresh To Death | Props The Pretty Prop Shop | Dresses Girl Meets Gown | Flowers Flowers on Hall Street |  Hair & Makeup Ali’s Makeup Station | Stationery Inspired Weddings | Venue LaValla | Models Kylie Reddell & Megan Ryburn

Bridal Trends & How to get the look

If these trends are anything to go by, we’re looking at one gorgeous wedding season ahead of us. Often brides are either seeking a relaxed look, classic look or vintage chic look. I have teamed up with some very clever wedding vendors below to show you some inspiration around three popular trends.

I welcome you to view my work and the full feature on Paper & Lace

Hair & Makeup Ali’s Makeup Station | Florals Rosebud & Willow | Cakes Cake Fix | Photography Kate Tovey Photography | Relaxed & Classic Dress Amber Whitecliffe | Vintage Chic Dress Primrose & Finch | Models Kylie, Shayna & Celia

Vintage Chic Bride

Hair & Makeup

Our vintage chic bride is one of the prettiest, and most accessible make-up trends for this season. Think of English rose, soft and romantic tones. Whether you pair this with a smokey eye or a natural face, this hue is the new nude for this season brides.

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Classic Bride

Hair & Makeup

This might be a classic, but the low bun has really come back for this season among loose updos, soft chignons, and boho waves. This classic look is always a stunning an elegant way to frame the face paired with the seductive and timeless red lip.

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Relaxed Bride

Hair & Makeup

Relaxed bride is exactly that think of effortless, natural, wavy, textured locks with a simple hair piece that is not fussy but pretty all the same. Well groomed brows and soft earthy tones are a must too pull off this look.

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Bridal Trends & How to get the look – Ali’s MakeUp Station

Feature on Paper & Lace – Georgie & Nathan

I am delighted to see our hair and makeup for Georgies wedding featured on Paper & Lace‘s gorgeous blog. http://wp.me/p3O1vs-ed9

When Georgie got in touch with me about her dream wedding I jumped at the chance to be involved with her day. Georgie doesnt wear a lot of makeup and wanted something very natural to enhance her sparking blue eyes.  We chose a very romantic modern bun for her hair to suit the incredible dress by Alma J Bridal.  We got the bridal team ready at Georgies family farm in Waiuku. It just so happened that Georgie’s father had rescued a baby lamb a few days earlier and had a little pen set up in the lounge. This was a great distraction for us all!!! Congratulations to the gorgeous couple and a big thank you to Paper & Lace for featuring our work.

 

 

Photographer Nisha RavjiHair & Makeup Ali’s Make Up Station Planner/Stylist Rachel Roy (MOB) | Flowers Designer Flowers, Pukekohe | Cake Rachel Roy (MOB) | Brides Dress & Accessories Alma J Bridal BoutiqueBridesmaids Dresses Pagani | Accessories Bridesmaids own favourite pieces of jewellery | Grooms Suits & Accessories Frank CaseyVenue/Catering Footbridge LodgeInvitations Vista Print