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Holly + Andy’s Managwhai Wedding at The Rustic Barn

These two lovebirds met through mutual friends, their similar passions (animals,food,wine and festivals) led them to LOVE.

Check out the gorgeously self decorated venue ‘The Rustic Barn’ they call home set on 25 lovely acres in Managwhai….they even have a pond and friendly horses.

We think this will be the Mangawhai venue of 2015!


Photographer + Video | CAPTURED by Keryn + Fondeye

Venue | The Rustic Barn, Mangawhai, Auckland

Bridal gown | Kelly Lin Couture

Bridal shoes | Mi Piaci

Bride Make up | Abby Sweeney

Bridesmaids Make up | Jenny Ogilvy

Bride and Bridesmaid Hair | Mary Estelle

Bridesmaid gowns | Dotti

Grooms attire | Asos & Politix, & ties

Cake | Gabrielle of the Gaya tree

Menu | We sourced ingredients locally for nibble platters: Pork Pate from Little Farm, Oysters and smoked fish from Pahi, Sourdough Bread from Sprout, Dips from Gaya Tree. All which my amazing sister in-law Natalie and her mum put together at the last minute!

We used ‘Little Wolf’ as our caterers starting off with a station of Stout & buckwheat battered fish bites served with Hand Cut chips (something we’re obsessed about!).  Followed by a sit down dinner served as a 5 Course rustic kiwi degustation, matched with wines, thanks to Rogan Hampson (Holly’s Dad).

Transportation | Cobras from Dad + friends and a vintage Jaguar from ‘JustJags

Luxury tent | Lotus Belle

Ceremony music | Andi Buchinger (vocals and guitar)

Band | CSB (4 piece rock covers band)

Engagement ring | Kalmar Antiques Sydney

Wedding rings | custom made by Augensteins Jewellers in Browns bay

Olive Grove Inspiration

Wintery Wedding Inspiration in a beautiful Olive Grove

 A sunny winters day brought out the perfect light for our Olive Grove Inspiration shoot.

An amazing huge floral bouquet full of soft wintery greens and plums by Beau Floral Atelier.

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Thanks to all the lovely people involved



Gown, headpiece and jewellery | VINKA DESIGN

Studio styling & stationery | PLACES & GRACES

Model HELENA from | RED 11



Forest Wedding Inspiration


Gorgeous ‘Samantha’ gown by Alma Wong, completely modern take on a bridal dress with a cropped top and a lace overlay.

Creative floral crown with long trailing ribbons reminiscent of a veil by the talented Mary from Beau Floral Atelier

Striking natural make up by Make me up Abby

I love the feeling that the forest adds to these photo’s, deep dark and moody with a lovely contrast to the soft white gown with feminine lace.


Photography | Captured by Keryn

Dress | Alma Wong ‘Samantha‘, Alma J Bridal

Flower Crown | Beau Flowers

Hair |Toni & Guy

Make Up | Make me up Abby