Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Alan Khan Photography



Sydney based wedding photography and video studio Alan Khan Photography has a team of highly skilled professionals and works with latest cameras and video editing equipment to create their gorgeous artistic photo albums and videos. They have photographers and associates in Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide and the Northern Territory, but they can go as far as Singapore, India, Bangladesh Japan and England to shoot your wedding!

Even though amateur photography has its charms, hiring a renowned professional is crucial when it comes to weddings. You need someone who will capture every important moment, find the right angles, and take care for everything including light and image composition. Since you will want to look at these photos many times in your life, they should look amazing. 
Alan Khan Photography not only makes incredible photos using technical skill and attention to detail, but also creates stunning videos which are magical, romantic, atmospheric and yet very honest. 

There are so many reasons to choose them and if you are planning your wedding between September 2014 and January 2015, don’t miss the opportunity to get 10% discount and give them a call right now on 02 9876 1942 or visit their website www.alankhan.com.au

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Music For My Wedding


Image: Jazz Nouveau: Smooth, classy Jazz.

Music is one of the most important parts of every wedding reception because it creates the mood and the atmosphere. Once you find the right venue, buy the perfect dress and booked your photographer it is time to take care of the music. 

Do you want a live band, singer, DJ or live act? Do you prefer jazz, swing, rock and roll or classical music? Music For My Wedding offers a fast and hassle-free way to find and book musicians who will play music you and your guests will love. You don’t have to spend hours and hours on the internet looking for different service providers for your wedding, just go to their user friendly website where you can register, listen to music and find your favourite event service fast and easy.

Owner Dierdre Le Blang has a vision to bring integrity and honesty to the wedding music industry and also to facilitate perfect matches between bridal parties and artists. “I enjoy bringing people together to help create lasting memories for them. I get a real kick out of seeing people connect with each other and have a fantastic time”, she said. 




No stranger to weddings, having performed at thousands during his illustrious career; Pat Powell is now focussing on writing and recording personalised songs for brides and grooms to use or have performed during their ceremony. 

He was the face and voice of Freeview's "The Best Things In Life Are Free" commercial with the Melbourne Ska Orchestra and is available in many band formats to suit your wedding entertainment needs. You can find out more about Pat here or contact Music For My Wedding if you'd like to book Pat to create a personalised song for you or perform at your wedding.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Aangela’s Florist for Mother’s Day



Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to thank your mum and what better way to express your feelings than with beautiful flowers! Since it is coming up on May 11th it is time to start thinking about gifts. 

Located at Kogarah in southern Sydney, Aangela’s Florist is a renowned flower shop that stocks wonderful seasonal flowers and makes beautiful arrangements for different purposes from beautifully decorated gift baskets to lush wedding bouquets. You can order your flowers online to surprise your mum if you can’t visit her on the day.


From big flamboyant arrangements with a mixture of seasonal flowers to an elegant box full of roses or a delightful fruit basket, there are plenty of adorable gifts to choose from for Mother’s Day. You will definitely impress your mum with a large basket arrangement which includes lilies, gergera, iris, other seasonal flowers and assorted foliages and leaves. 

The native bowl arrangement with charming natives such as Banksia, protea, leucadendrum and eucalyptus gum is also a wonderful choice, however, if you want something smaller but still very effective, a medium bowl with a delightful mix of Singapore orchids, tiger lilies, roses and ferns is an excellent choice.

Visit Aangela’s Florist

Clearance Sale at A Bride’s Blessing



A Bride’s Blessing is having a big clearance sale! This beautiful bridal store located between Parramatta and Blacktown has over 800 dresses in stock and also chic accessories such as footwear, jewellery and even lingerie. They have the largest range of Alfred Angelo wedding gowns in Sydney and they also carry Bella Donna, Peter Trend, Sophia Tolli, Wendy Makin, Demetrios, Joseph and many others. 

You can find a range of gorgeous pieces for discounted prices at the moment as they offer 50% off on all wedding gowns, Alfred Angelo bridesmaids dresses and flower girl dresses and all shoes, as well as 25% off on mother of the bride dresses and formal wear. You can also find under garments for as little as $5.00 and get a $5.00 tiara with any flower girl dress. 

A Bride’s Blessing is one of the easiest shops in Sydney you can go to because you don’t need to make an appointment but rather just pop in and the friendly staff will help you find what you are looking for. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Brides of Beecroft Celebrate 10 Years!


Gown: Augusta Jones available at Brides of Beecroft
Image from The Bride's Diary - Sydney 2014 couture shoot

Famous for their beautiful wedding gowns, impeccable service and gorgeous salon with cosy atmosphere, Brides of Beecroft is celebrating 10 years of serving the brides from Sydney and New South Wales. With over 18 years of experience in assisting brides, owner and director Wendy McGregor and her handpicked bridal consultants are experts in finding the perfect gown for each bride-to-be. They will guide you in your search for the perfect dress, providing all the help and assistance you need, but also make this quest a very pleasant and memorable journey.

The shop has a truly stunning selection of wedding gowns! Stocking leading designers such as Pronovias, Demetrios, Rosa Clara, Mori Lee and Angelina Faccenda, and they are exclusive retailers of Augusta Jones from England. They also have a selection of gowns for bridesmaids and mother of the bride by Jadore.

Gown: Pronovias available at Brides of Beecroft
Image from The Bride's Diary - Sydney 2012 couture shoot

Brides of Beecroft have recently moved to the exciting new location opposite Epping Railway Station and their beautiful new space is decorated with Catherine Martin furnishings and features private viewing rooms where brides can relax and enjoy trying on fabulous wedding gowns. There is a huge selection of adorable and yet affordable dresses and you may even find a bargain on SALE.

It is never too early to start searching for your wedding gown so you can make an appointment right away and try some of their amazing dresses on today. You can make as many appointments as you wish and it is best to try a large number of styles before you make a final decision. Bridal consultants will make sure that you find a dress that matches your personality and also fits your budget. 

Gown: Aire Barcelona available at Brides of Beecroft
Image from The Bride's Diary - Sydney 2013 couture shoot

Once you have found your dream wedding gown, experienced dressmakers will make necessary alterations so that it fits like a glove, and professional stylists can help you find the matching accessories. The shop also stocks a wonderful selection of handmade veils and Stephanie Brown jewellery to compliment your dress. 

Brides of Beecroft have been with The Bride’s Diary® for many years and we are happy to celebrate with them. They are on pages 136-138 of the new 2014 Sydney edition and you can collect a FREE copy of this issue in store; Shop at 26 Genesis Building, 81 Beecroft Road, Epping. The team at The Bride’s Diary® wishes Brides of Beecroft a very happy 10th birthday and many happy returns!

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Helen Rodrigues' Brand New Boutique!


Gown by Mira Zwillinger

We are very excited that the amazing Helen Rodrigues has opened a second boutique a few doors down from their flagship salon in Neutral Bay. Sincerely Helen Rodrigues will be selling sample and pre-loved wedding gowns.

The boutique gives brides-to-be the opportunity to purchase sample and pre-loved wedding gowns from local and international designers including Jenny Packham, Monique Lhuillier, Marchesa, Oscar de la Renta, Inbal Dror!

This brand new boutique offers the highest level of service and is by appointment only. Brides-to-be will also have the opportunity to sell their own wedding gown on a consignment basis.

Visit Helen Rodrigues to make your appointment.