Wedding Upmarket 2018 – Event Highlights

The 2018 Wedding Upmarket was held on the most glorious day in May at UWA's Winthrop Hall. Brides, grooms, their families and friends filled the hall and surrounding areas to get new ideas and talk to exhibitors about bringing to life the vision they have for their own celebrations. There was no shortage of inspiration for couples planning their day, with beautifully styled spaces,...

Wedding Upmarket 2018 – Fashion Showcases

At Wedding Upmarket, we love bringing together some of Perth's most creative suppliers in the industry.. and our May event was all about exactly that. The pop up fashion showcases inside Winthrop Hall gave engaged couples even more inspiration for their wedding planning, with unique bridal fashion on show. On show was elegant bridesmaids dresses, luxurious wedding gowns, stunning headpieces...

Wedding Planning: Lighting that sets your day apart

Lighting is such a high impact feature of a wedding or event... but one that can often be overlooked in planning. Think about walking into a conference centre for a corporate lunchtime event with the bright, hard lights. There is nothing like fluorescent lighting to set the scene for work or learning. That same space in the evening could be...

Wedding Planning – The magic is in the details

It’s all in the details… how often do you hear that when planning your wedding (or any event for that matter)? You may wonder if, after you have put all the time, consideration and expense into all these tiny little details, will you even notice on the day? will anyone appreciate your efforts? And how much difference do they really...

Wedding Planning: Styling and florals to remember

Beautiful, elegant, unique… these are probably all words you would like associated with your wedding day, especially when it comes to the flowers and styling! There is no shortage of style inspiration but how do you sieve through all the ideas, bring together all the pretty details and create something truly special that just works? We sat down with two...

Wedding Planning: Don’t forget the ceremony!

Wherever you are at in your wedding planning process, you probably have a heap of ideas and inspiration for the day. Pinterest is full of beautiful, unique images of table settings, outfits, hair and makeup... But one thing you may not have thought too much about is the ceremony itself. According to celebrant Dilhari from Kiss Me You Fool, your ceremony...


Wedding Upmarket Styled Shoot – Tropical Grove Romance

A few weeks ago, we brought together some of Perth's most creative wedding designers and suppliers for this Pinterest worthy styled shoot. The tropical grove at the University of Western Australia provided a lush green backdrop and, expertly paired with muted pastels, natural textures and blush silks by stylist Marielle Studios, made for one very romantic setting. The shoot featured newly engaged...


News – Marriage Equality & the Changing Face of Bridal Fairs

Perth’s Wedding Upmarket is on this month and, in the lead up to the national plebiscite, some wedding suppliers are calling for greater diversity to be represented at bridal fairs. According to Wedding Upmarket founder and creative director, Justine Barsley, many of the vendors at the event work with same sex couples, although bridal fairs are still broadly marketed towards heterosexual couples. “We...

Wedding Insiders – How the right bridal headpiece can be the “icing on the cake”

Wedding Insider and expert milliner Holly of Holly Barker Millinery works with brides on customised creations for the perfect finishing touch to their wedding day look. While headpieces have the potential to overwhelm or detract from the bride’s look, or just miss the wow factor altogether, get it right and it can elevate your whole look to another level. Holly shares her tips for...