We met at a coffee shop in Carlsbad, California. James proposed one morning in bed when I woke up, the morning of my birthday. The day of the wedding was clear, cool, gorgeous. It was an absolutly epic, beautiful day. Then the ceremony started and it began to rain.
Turkey is unfamiliar and enchanting – a country packed with ancient history, unreal architecture and vibrant people. We spent six months in Istanbul, a unique city which straddles two continents, Asia and Europe, and every weekend we set out to explore the historic city once named Constantinople.
We met at the beginning of 2008 when I started working for Joel’s father’s company. We started seeing each other in July that year and we’ll celebrate our eight-year anniversary in Paris on Bastille Day this year. A little side story – shortly after I’d started, Joel’s father Tony mentioned to his mother that he’d … Read more
We both moved to NYC after graduating, and originally met in a sketchy club on the West Side Highway in November 2011 (we only discovered this a few years later when we found a selfie Brandon took on a Kodak disposable and I was in the background). We ended up meeting properly six months later … Read more
Beauty—For a flawless base, buff Bobbi Brown Skin Nourishing Glow Foundation into skin using the Full Coverage Face Brush. For a modern approach to a bold lip look, press Luxe Lip Colour in Parisian Red onto lips using fingers. Douglas & Bec chair. Zambesi robe and playsuit, Meadowlark Sacred Engagement ring, Metropolis bands, Bolt Large … Read more
Frank and I were high school sweethearts. We met through a friend of mine at the time who was dating Frank’s cousin. We were all hanging out and from there Frank started texting me. Everything on our wedding day went to plan! It’s hard to believe how well it went – there were no glitches … Read more
We married in a studio just around the corner from our house, covered in gorgeous vines that claimed their territory along the interior roof too. We styled the space minimally but beautifully, with one of my bridesmaids making a huge, gorgeous wreath. We played music from our gramophone and important people read special passages. Afterwards … Read more
Ingrid Starnes Vetyver Bergamot eau de parfum – The signature scent from the beloved New Zealand designer, created using smoky Javan vetyver and fresh green bergamot, this all natural essential oil perfume is long lasting and warms with the skin to evolve through the day. Ingrid Starnes | Illustration by Sarah Larnach
I had been going to Tulum for years, it’s a really beautiful beach village on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico – people always talk about it being quite magical and spiritual – and we knew we wanted to get married there. As soon as I had a guest count I was certain we should go the … Read more