Jane + Joel

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Jane and Joel wanted their wedding to be fun, colourful and summery. Their theme was a retro carnival theme to fit the ceremony venue, the Melbourne Zoo which came together so beautifully in the end.

Forging tradition, this duo opted for a ‘first look’, which meant they met two hours before the ceremony and shared a private moment and then went straight into photos. This worked well for them as it helped with the nerves and meant they were able to relax and get straight into the party after the ceremony.

Below is a list of the wonderful crew who pulled together to make their day one they wouldn’t forget.

Wedding co-ordinator: Catherine Grantner
Dress: Custom-made vintage-inspired 1950s ivory Duchesse satin tea-length gown, By Hannii Bridal, Melbourne.
Shoes: Badgely Mishcka Jazmin embellished d’orsay peep toe pumps.
Hair and makeup stylist: Candice de Ville
Bridesmaids dresses: BernieDexter USA ‘Cheryl in Sorbet’
Bridesmaids petticoats: Christine’s 1950s Reproduction Clothing
Grooms and Groomsmen suits and shoes: SohoWorkshop,

Ceremony
Ceremony venue: Japanese Garden, Royal Melbourne Zoo
Car: 1957 Chevrolet, Awesome Chevy Hire
Ceremony musicians: Baker Boys string trio
Celebrant: Jon von Goes
Flowers: Fowlers Flowers, Clifton Hill.
Bride’s ring: Brilliant Earth
Groom’s ring: Uniform Black

Reception

Reception venue: Rainforest room, Melbourne Zoo
Catering: Compass Group
Wedding cake: Custom design. Beetroot, dark chocolate, cayenne pepper and wattleseed two-tier cake with crème cheese icing and gold glitter dipped raspberries. Sticky Fingers Bakery.
Cake topper: Custom made by Itty Bitty Wood Shoppe, Etsy.
Band: Baker Boys
Decorations: home made.