To make navigating this complex world just a little bit easier, we’d like to share some of our preferred wedding suppliers and venues. Like York Jewellers, these businesses can be relied upon when it comes time to celebrate your special day.
After reading, be sure to view our 12 Month Wedding Guide for more help with planning and scheduling everything you need to tie the knot.
Penrith Bridal Centre
Ph: (02) 4731 2308
Since its inception in 1986, family-owned Penrith Bridal Centre has been ‘wowing’ brides-to-be with a diverse selection of high-end garments.
Stocking romantic embellished florals, lace adorned high neck styles, fit and flare silhouettes and much more, all tastes are catered for in their range of over 300 designs. If perchance none of those quite fit the bill, they also have a couture service allowing brides to bring their very own bespoke creation to life.
Whether ready-to-wear or custom, their eye for detail will help ensure your chosen attire leaves more than a few jaws on the floor.
Brides of Beecroft is the ultimate destination for those seeking affordable yet luxurious bridal wear.
Their Epping boutique is home to over 300 expertly-curated wedding dresses, as well as an impressive selection of eye-catching accessories, such as rose gold, pearl, and silver headpieces.
If you’re looking for a fun, pressure-free shopping experience, don’t hesitate to book an appointment with their friendly team.
The Bespoke Corner
Ph: 1800 592 293
Your clothing choices are rarely more scrutinised than on your wedding day, so when the time comes to say “I do” it’s imperative to wear the best.
With a focus on providing the highest quality suits, ‘the best’ is exactly what you can expect from The Bespoke Corner. As their name suggests they tailor exquisite formal attire to the needs of each client, allowing the wearer’s personality to shine through before the first word is spoken.
The team also offers more casual garments ideal for those all-important pre-wedding engagements. From parties to rehearsal dinners, The Bespoke Corner will have you looking sharp.
Founded by a former wedding florist, this small business has enlivened countless ceremonies through ecologically conscious (and beautiful) plant-based products. Their seasonal confetti packs have included heart-shaped, hand stamped eucalyptus leaves, red and pink rose petals, marigold, white jasmine buds, and a plethora of other eye-catching flora. Even the packaging is environmentally friendly.
Be sure to secure your order early; their eco-confetti is often sold out well in advance.
A stunning bouquet or flower arrangement is a must on your wedding day, and few are as stunning as those offered by The Flower Pursuit.
With a penchant for the bohemian, their artful aesthetic is undeniably on-trend. They’re experts at weaving hushed tones of pink, white, orange, and red into bridal bouquets, signs, ceremony features, aisles, and reception tables. This deft use of colour lends a homely yet sophisticated charm to most any venue they touch.
If you’re looking to make a statement with your wedding flowers, reach out to the friendly team and take advantage of their free consultation offer.
A self described ‘maximalist’, MiMi Floristry founder Mia specialises in delivering flowers that are both bold and beautiful.
As many happy brides and grooms can testify, her vivid creations are more than capable of turning heads. Spanning bright pinks, deep purples, and pearl whites, they make for the perfect accompaniment to any ceremony, reception, or photoshoot.
MiMi’s colourful designs are certainly remarkable, but the more subtle native bouquets she offers are not to be overlooked. Artfully balanced and intricately designed, they bear a modern yet timeless flair.
Alison Samantha Florals
Ph: 0402 081 733
Photo credit: Amelia Soegijono
Alison Samantha Florals creates romantic floral arrangements through the use of seasonal palettes, moody tones, and vintage pieces.
Her love of classic European styles shines through the breadth of her services. Whether it's personal arrangements, ceremony flowers, reception tablespaces, floral arches, or complete event styling, you can count on her to lend your occasion the flair it deserves.
With such undeniable talent, it's little wonder she's received so many glowing testimonials from past clients.
Ph: 0432 559 078
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Garnish Catering prides itself on extensive knowledge of local, seasonal produce.
Using home-grown herbs, fresh seafood, and succulent free range meats, they whip up mouth-watering menus tailored specifically to clients. From delicate canapés to decadent banquets, their delicious treats will have your guests raving.
As well as tasting divine, Garnish Catering’s dishes are presented beautifully. They’re equally at home amongst rustic or sophisticated settings.
Makeup and Styling
Skye McIntyre Nails & Spray Tanning
Ph: 0404 045 258
When all eyes are trained on the happy couple it’s important they look their best. Skye McIntyre Nails & Spray Tanning helps ensure just that.
A big proponent of individuality, Skye recognises that there’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to beauty. It’s only natural, then, that the nail artistry and tanning she provides are distinct and entirely tailored. It’s this exceptional service, along with her dedication to the craft, that has seen her become the go-to stylist for celebrities, designers, and brides-to-be.
Her services are in high demand so book early to avoid disappointment.
With years of experience in the fashion and bridal industry, Haley McIver Makeup has become the go-to for those seeking a fresh and flawless aesthetic.
Her careful approach to beauty highlights natural features, allowing brides to put their best face forward with confidence.
Peruse her website and social media to witness the stunning results she’s achieved, as well as read reviews from past clients.
Ph: 0477 177 200
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Look and feel your best on your big day with bridal styling from Salon Kiin.
Located in the heart of Penrith, this renowned hairdresser is led by Maria - an Owner & Director with over 20 years experience in award-winning editorial, fashion and wedding styling. With such expertise by your side, you're bound to look jaw-dropping in-person and on camera.
Packages are available for styling of the bride and up to 4 guests, and include a trial, veil application, and touch-up kit.
Having a talented and creative photographer at the ready is vital to capturing all the magic moments that make up your wedding day.
Hello Sweetheart ticks all the criteria you want in a wedding photographer and videographer. Their light-hearted but diligent approach helps relieve stress and bring out your ‘good side’, no matter how awkward you may feel in front of the camera.
With packages that offer up to 12 hours of photography and videography, you can rest assured that every last laugh, dance move, and tearful speech will be immortalised.
Hilary Cam Photography
Ph: +61 479 152 765
When you’ve planned your wedding down to the last detail, it’s important to hire an appropriately detail-oriented photographer. Enter Hilary Cam Photography.
As well as having an eye for the intricacies that make up your big day, they’re experts at capturing the big picture. Their use of drone photography emphasises the grandeur of your venue and provides a sense of scale that’s unmatched.
Included in Hilary Cam’s wedding packages are 200 km of travel from Sydney, covering the Hunter Valley, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, Kangaroo Valley, Nowra, and more.
The Piano Man - Scot Finnie
Ph: 0413 485 532
Having tickled the ivories for the likes of Kevin Spacey, Tom Cruise, Keanu Reeves, Tom Jones, and countless other A-listers, ‘Piano Man’ Scot Finnie is a seasoned performer.
It’s easy to see why he’s in such high demand when you hear his dulcet tones. With pipes to match his instrumental skill, he’s capable of everything from haunting melodies to certified toe-tappers.
Your guests will be in for an unforgettable affair with Scot handling the tunes.
Travis Drew Music
There’s one word that sums up what Travis Drew music has to offer: versatility. He’s a Sydney-based virtuoso who can set the perfect mood no matter the occasion.
After the intimate beauty of an acoustic guitar? He’s your man. In need of the warming timbre of a piano? You got it. He can even tease the keys of a pipe organ for a more powerful, traditional touch.
At the end of the day the wedding is all about the bride and groom. Travis understands this, offering bespoke songs that celebrate their unique stories. These tailored creations make for great musical accompaniments when walking down the aisle, signing the register, or during the first dance.
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Given the name, you’d be forgiven for thinking that DJ Shortstar are just about spinning the decks. The truth is they offer much more than dance-fodder. They can also arrange versatile, vibrant and engaging MCs, and a touching acoustic duo for the ceremony, canapes, and the reception itself.
Reach out online to build your bespoke musical package and keep your guests entertained from start to finish.
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White Clover Music aren’t your garden variety wedding singers. As well as stirring acoustic melodies, they provide party-starting DJ services, impeccable coordination, and can MC your reception in a wonderfully personal style.
It’s this versatility that has earned them the title of ‘Australia’s most loved’ (and loved up) wedding duo. Having delighted guests at over 800 weddings, it’s certainly hard to dispute that accolade.
White Clover Music are available for ceremonies and receptions Australia-wide. From the tropics of North Queensland to the lush greenery of the South Coast, you’ll be in for a harmonious experience when booking these dedicated professionals.
Astina Suites Penrith
Ph: (02) 4731 1777
Sitting in the heart of Penrith, the Astina Suites has become a hot spot for locals and visitors thanks to its impressive dining and accommodation options.
Uninterrupted views of the Blue Mountains and gorgeous styling means it also serves an idyllic wedding venue. The Gweneth Elizabeth function room is perfect for both ceremonies and receptions, comfortably seating up to 150 guests with ready access to full bar and kitchen facilities.
Between saying the vows and partying the night away, attendees can take a detour to Theo’s Rooftop Bar and Pool for a wide selection of beverages and nibbles.
Ph: +61412 551 295
When exploring the tranquil beauty of the Bendooley Estate it’s hard to believe that such an idyllic venue can be found just over an hour’s drive from the heart of Sydney.
From the moment you lay eyes on its expertly manicured gardens, however, any thought of the hustle and bustle of the city melts away. With unspoiled greenery, an expansive on-site lake, and oodles of old world charm, this slice of luxury in the rolling hills of the Berrima Southern Highlands is unforgettable.
There are a number of places throughout the grounds that are perfect for a ceremony, but the ‘Book Barn’ is the standout when it comes to the reception. Rustic, artful, and surprisingly spacious, it’s a unique and memorable environment that is bound to leave guests delighted.
Ph: +61 2 8571 0622
Doltone House has become one of the most highly regarded names in the Sydney bridal industry thanks to their breathtaking styling, professional service, and access to a whole host of modern and historic wedding venues.
The locations featured in their extensive catalogue offer something for all tastes. From the modern and industrial Jones Bay Wharf, to the dramatic and bold Hyde Park, to the romantic and extravagant Sylvania Waters, couples can rest assured their venue will not disappoint.
Majestic locales aside, the styling offered by Doltone House is truly indescribable. Peruse their online gallery if you’re ready to view opulence without parallel.
Ph: 02 4998 7881
With meticulously kept lawns, clean country air, and unfettered access to fresh wine, a vineyard wedding at Peterson House is hard to beat.
Along with the beautiful natural scenery and impressive cellar door, this in-demand venue is home to The Chapel - a specialised reception area appointed tastefully with timber trusses and sandstone blocks. It’s well suited to those who appreciate the classics.
Receptions both intimate and grandiose can be held in the nearby Restaurant Cuvee, which seats up 140 guests comfortably. Even larger functions are accommodated in the Vineyard Marquee, a space decorated with fairy lights, draping, and gorgeous chandeliers.
Ph: +61 2 4998 2500
Those who appreciate the finer things (and maybe a cheeky round of golf) would do well to consider the Chateau Elan - an upscale Hunter Valley destination offering pristine fairways, delectable dining, and world-class weddings.
From the initial inquiry to the moment the last guest retires, your big day will be in safe hands. Their wedding team is dedicated to ensuring functions run as smoothly and flawlessly as possible, and they certainly have the experience and facilities to do so.
Whether you choose to host guests in the sophisticated Barrington or Founders Rooms, or with an intimate alfresco reception at the Carriage House, impeccable service is guaranteed.
Ph: 1800 817 402
Jaspers Berry describes itself as “an enchanted hideaway sprinkled with fairy dust… a place where magic happens at every wedding”. When seeing the venue first-hand it’s hard to disagree.
Adorned with lush green manicured gardens, festoon lanterns and fairy lights and home to a Resident Peacock, King Richard… it looks like something plucked from a fairytale.
This whimsical ambiance extends to the European-style Bridal Salon and the Gentlemen’s Club Lounge, both of which exude the character of bygone but beloved eras.
With unexpected surprises around every corner, Jaspers Berry makes a spectacular and unusual setting for any wedding celebration.
The Woods Farm
Ph: (02) 4401 2831
Just minutes from the white sand beaches of Jervis Bay lies The Woods Farm - an idyllic country escape in which to say your ‘I do’s.
Along with lush scenery, friendly locals (including ponies, alpacas, and peacocks), and bountiful charm, the site boasts 8 three-bedroom cabins and 18 glamping tents. This means that up to 120 guests can stay at the venue itself - great if you want to ditch the headache of organising transport.
Be sure to take advantage of the recovery breakfast, yoga, and styling supplies included in their wedding package.
Brothers Taz and Reid are the masterminds behind Two Folk Films - a videography business with a penchant for capturing the unique essence of weddings.
They utilise a ‘documentary style’ approach to immortalise all the candid, unrepeatable moments that make up your big day. This results in an extra-meaningful and 'real' film that will spark joy for years to come.
Be sure to ask about their add-ons, such as prints, social media-ready highlights, and resolutions upgrades.
Mark Simpson Celebrant
Ph: 0410 437 269
Photo credit: Radio Club Photography
As an actor, singer, and professional public speaker, Mark Simpson makes an ideal celebrant.
He’s a big believer that weddings needn’t be stuffy or serious, and this is reflected in his presentation style. His quick wit and contagious energy deliver a relaxed and fun experience with just a dash of sentiment.
Having said that, Mark’s flexible in adjusting to the content and tone of the ceremony. He writes each with the individual client in mind, and is open to requests and rehearsals.
Photo credit: Matt Godkin
Marry Us Gary is the preferred wedding celebrant and MC for a number of prominent Sydney venues. When meeting with him it’s easy to see why.
His funny yet tender delivery style eases jitters and sets a jovial, welcoming tone - so much so that your guests will think he’s part of the family.
Marry Us Gary can enliven almost every aspect of your wedding, including the ceremony, entrances, introductions, speeches, the first dance, liaising with vendors, the bouquet toss, and more.
York Jewellers Helps Make Your Wedding Complete
Of course, the rings themselves are a significant part of any wedding, and York Jewellers carries a range of customisable bands to suit any taste. Peruse our selection online, visit us in-store, or book an appointment with our jewellery experts for more information.
For those yet to pop the question, be sure to view our Engagement Ring Love Stories series for inspiration, read our free Engagement Ring Buyer’s Guide, and discover our 11 Secret Ways to Find Out Your Partner’s Ring Size.