Varina + Kade


At my primary school the teachers would award someone student of the month - there were almost one thousand kids at that school so it was really hard to win.  Anyway, I did once and it felt like fireworks were going off inside me and I swear flowers and butterflies were springing up around my feet.

I felt a bit like that when I finished this wedding.  It was really hard to do too!

All photos by Lara Hotz


Photography: Lara Hotz
Videography: The Flo Show
Styling and Creative Direction: Varina at Bligh St. Bistro
Venue: Audley Dance Hall
Wedding Dresses, Reception Earrings and Feather Fascinator: Forever Vintage
Bridal Nightgown: Sarafina Dreams
Hair Stylist: Kristen Wells
Makeup Artist: Sabrina Melei
Earrings: Antique French aquamarines
Tiara: Vintage French wax flower tiara
Bride’s Shoes: Sam Edelman
Groom’s Suit: G.A Zink and Sons
Groom Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Kippahs: Kippah Co.
Wedding Cake: Gillian Bell
Band: The Pocket Trio
DJ: The Vintage Stylus
Dance Lessons: Aric at Move Dance Studios
Chuppah Hire: Reso & Co.
Linen Napkins: LinenBuy Etsy
Candles: The Bay Tree
Candlesticks: Personal collection of vintage cut glass and cranberry glass
Ribbons: Feathers and stone NZLinen LarkSonnets of SilkWarm and WildA Ribbons Nest
Invitation & Graphics: Spoonful Publishing
Calligraphy: Lavender Lane Calligraphy