Luxury Weddings

Get To Know… Doltone House

6Dec

Doltone House Venue & Catering Collection boasts Sydney’s most glamorous wedding destinations. Elegant wedding reception venues, ceremony sites, party venues and professional meeting and conference rooms for corporate events. Experience spectacular Sydney CBD & waterfront venues on Sydney Harbour for your special day.

Where are the Doltone House Venues?

The Doltone House Venue & Catering Collection is home to some of Sydney’s most renowned wedding venues and event spaces in the heart of Sydney. Two spectacular waterfront venues on Sydney Harbour, a CBD venue at Hyde Park, a new industrial style venue at the Australian Technology Park and the original flagship venue at Sylvania Waters in Sydney’s South.

What makes each venue so special?

  • Jones Bay Wharf – Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is a unique heritage venue situated on a restored finger wharf on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour’s Pyrmont. A spectacular decking area offering outstanding views of the Harbour Bridge, city skyline and Darling Harbour seating up to 700 seated guests and smaller meeting spaces available. The space has elevated decking area perfect for ceremonies, unique heritage architecture and high ceilings.  It is a complete blank canvas venue.

  • Darling Island – A spectacular waterfront venue housed in NSW’s first 6 star green star building. The venue boasts views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline and a main event space with capacity for 800 seated guests available. Recently renovated with a New York inspired design, Darling Island offers the perfect setting for modern brides, with an enticing outdoor promenade for ceremonies and pre-dinner drinks.

  • Hyde Park –  Doltone House Hyde Park offers contemporary sophistication in the CBD, with floor to ceiling arched windows overlooking Sydney’s Hyde Park. Five metre high ceilings in the main ballroom and the opulent black and gold interiors make a fairytale setting, with large sandstone fireplaces and crystal chandeliers to enhance the elegance. Doltone House Hyde Park has the capacity to host weddings of up to 500 guests, with the addition of the Manhattan & Avenue rooms for wedding ceremonies and drinks.

  • Sylvania WatersDoltone House Sylvania Waters is built around the picturesque Gwawley Bay in South Sydney’s Sutherland Shire and is charmed by its elegant ambience. The recently renovated location offers plush white, black and grey interiors, crystal chandeliers, black parquety floors and a hexagonal bridal table backdrop. Minimal styling is required for the big day.

What spaces are available for pre wedding parties?

We have some amazing large event spaces, but our collection of venues is also home to some of Sydney’s most unique and stylish small and medium sized function venues. Whether you’re planning a hens party, engagement or kitchen tea, the Soho, Loft, Parkview and Manhattan spaces make the perfect setting. Click here to learn a little bit more about each of these.

 

Do you offer special wedding packages?

All our wedding packages are tailored to suit each couples requirements. As a sample, packages are inclusive of pre-dinner drinks and canapés, beverage package, 3-4 course meal, event coordination, room hire, printed table menus, dance floor, lectern and microphone.

We are also able to add the following services to our package – MC, DJ, wedding cake, entertainment, event styling service by House of Doltone, chandeliers and additional menu items. Click here to find out more about the House of Doltone styling service.

How can you get to the different venues?

Jones Bay Wharf, Darling Island and Hyde Park are centrally located within walking distance of the CBD with excellent public transport links and nearby parking lots. Sylvania Waters offers free onsite parking for all guests.

For more information on the Doltone House Sydney Wedding Venues, contact them today!

Stone Worship – A Bridal Jewellery Editorial

1Jul

Let the artisans of amour make your heart pound with these alluring creations. Adorn yourself with the finest jewels and most precious metals.

These are heirlooms in the making. Symbols of love to be appreciated and adored.

Get ready to sparkle on your wedding day in bridal jewellery that’s more brilliant and beautiful than you could ever possibly imagine.

Wedding dress optional.

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Jewellery Calleija Gown Bizzaro Bridal Couture

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Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Gown Crocé & Colosimo Couture

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Jewellery Gregory Jewellers

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Jewellery Gregory Jewellers

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Jewellery Calleija

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Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Camisole Tanya Didenko Bridal Couture

Photographer Justin Aveling Stylists Kimberlee Kessler & Rosemary Slade Hair Stylist Monica McGowan, Wild Life Hair Makeup Artist Julie Elton Photographer’s Assistant Paul McMillan

New Magazine on Sale! Luxury Weddings Volume 9

19Jun

Take a sneak peek inside the latest edition of Luxury Weddings Magazine. It’s filled with all things lavish and lovely!

This edition of Luxury Weddings Magazine is about investing in what’s important to you and relishing every single moment of the process. Whether it’s a beautifully bespoke piece of jewellery, a couture gown or a lavish reception feast.

We have researched like crazy and stalked some of the country’s top stylists, designers and photographers to get our hands on the most beyond beautiful real weddings, luxury inspiration and OMG-worthy wedding style tips.

Discover our most stunning luxury fashion shoot ever, with J’Adore Couture starting on page 94. Glimpse the possibilities for your fashion fairytale: gowns spun from dreams. These magical couture creations are equally stunning in motion. To see how the darling dresses fall and twirl, watch the behind the scenes videos.

Some of Australia’s top bespoke jewellery designers all generously offered up some of their most prized pieces for our jewellery editorial Treasure Trove from page 130. Freshwater pearls, classic white diamonds and colourful gems will make your heart pound. Watch the alluring engagement rings and brilliant bridal jewellery sparkle and shimmer behind the scenes of our Treasure Trove shoot.

Flick to page 114 to begin the real weddings journey. You will #swoon. There’s nothing better than inhaling inspiration from real weddings and we love getting to know the couple too!

Glean the pages for unbelievable gowns (Haute Havana from page 32 onwards is a must!) and advice for how to choose ‘the dress’. We know it can be a little overwhelming, so we’ve brought our favourite designs to you. We’ve even translated the terminology so you can chat like an expert – see The Haute Handbook on page 70.

This edition of Luxury Weddings is absolutely brimming with the most beautiful quality haute couture, ultra-luxe styling ideas, sumptuous bespoke jewellery, and creative ideas for a lavish celebration. We also bring you the very best cakes, flowers and stationery creations, and the finest photographers and venues this nation has to offer.

Our 10 Luxe Reception Tips on page 190 will help you create an affair to remember. It’s all about going above and beyond, helping you think about flavour, 3-Dimensional planning, ways to pamper your guests and more.

Once you’ve locked in the main elements of your wedding, The Finer Things on page 267 will give you everything you need to know about adding decadent and divine details. It explores creative ways to do flowers, stationery and sweet treats for a wedding that’s distinctly deluxe.

Every bride deserves a little luxury and that’s why we are so excited to share this stunning magazine with you! Luxury Weddings Magazine is on sale from Monday 19th June 2017 at select Woolworths, Coles, newsagents and online.

Let us know what you think by tagging our sister site @modernweddingmagazine on social and using the #luxuryweddingsmagazine tag!

Cover credits | Gown: Bonita Couture / Jewellery: Linneys / Photographer: Lost in Love Photography / Stylists: Kimberlee Kessler and Rosemary Slade / Hair & Makeup Artist: Janice Wu

La Dolce Vita – A Couture Fashion Editorial

2May

 L A   D O L C E   V I T A

Just add good food, good wine and great company. Life is beautiful.

Bask in the sunshine and indulge your senses in the very finest that this life has to offer. Feel the softness of silk, float in weightless tulle and be mesmerised by the intricacy of delicate French lace and detailed beading. Embrace the allure of the world around you.

These breathtaking bridal gowns encapsulate the opulence of luxury fashion. They tell stories of romance shared between modern day kings and queens who rule with grace and elegance. Imbued with exquisite details and luxe finishes, these gowns are a celebration of couture.

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Gown Alana Aoun Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown & Necklace Bizzaro Bridal Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Shoes Panache Bridal Shoes

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Gown Rhonda Hemmingway Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Groom wears Montagio Groom’s shoes Golden Shoes

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Gown Diane Lewis Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown Crocé & Colosimo Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown Suzanna Blazevic Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Groom Wears Montagio

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Gown Catherine Colubriale Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown Aleem Yusuf Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Shoes Panache Bridal Shoes

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Gown Emoda Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Groom wears Montagio

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Gown Amarige Bridal Haute Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown Tanya Didenko Bridal Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Bride’s Shoes Panache Bridal Shoes Groom Wears Montagio

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Gown Karen Willis Holmes Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Groom wears Montagio Groom’s Shoes Golden Shoes

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Gown Lora Eliss Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Suit & accessories Montagio Custom Tailoring

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Gown Velani by Nicky Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Shoes Panache Bridal Shoes

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Gown Jennifer Regan Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

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Gown Lilli Marcs Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts Groom wears Montagio

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Gown Lora Eliss Couture Jewellery Fairfax & Roberts

 Photography Justin Aveling Stylists Kimberlee Kessler & Rosemary Slade Photographer’s Assistant Paul McMillan Hair Stylist Rhiannon Dimaria, Simon Bright Salon Makeup Artist Julie Elton

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