Posts in Directory
Pre Wedding Journals | Things to think about when choosing your wedding photographer

As with any special occasion, at the end of the day all we have is memories to reminisce on which is why I personally believe that photography and videography are so important to prioritise on your wedding day. Like with any vendor involved, there are certain things to check out so today I want to touch on those things to help you get your dream boat photography extraordinaire to capture your day.

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Sharnechella | The most extra hens party Christchurch has ever seen!

Prepare yourselves for MAJOR Coachella vibes, people! Sharne’s hens, dubbed ‘Sharnechella’ seriously reached Bridesmaid level = 1,000,000. These gals sure know how to throw a party!

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Welcome to the Directory | Katie Berry

If there's a makeup artist in the region who stands out as a total go getter, Katie is your lady! I was fortunate enough to spend Sunday with Katie and a team of CW favourites putting together her makeup look book and had the opportunity to get to know her, and the story behind the accent a little better.

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Gettin' your glow on with The Tan Bar

With all of the tans available on the market these days, how on earth are you supposed to decide which one is best for you? Well for one, a tan trial is a must, and two - if you’re not out to look like either an oompa loompa or ready to hit the Gold Coast clubbing scene, you should probably hit up The Tan Bar.

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Welcome to the Directory - Ashleigh Jane | Hair Art + MUA

It seems like a decade ago now, but back in July last year I had the pleasure of entering, and winning Canterbury Bride of the Year. I didn’t know it yet, but come 8am when I knocked on Ashleigh’s door for hair and makeup I was about to meet one of the most genuine, hard working chicks in the business - I literally could have sat in her makeup chair all day - not that I needed to, come midnight my face paint hadn’t budged one bit!

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Top Tips to Keep Your Wedding Vendors Happy

You know how people joke about a waiter spitting on their food if you're a total pain in the ass? Or how you'll always make an effort to go the extra mile for people who are kind to you? Well take those ideas, nestle them in your pretty wedding planning brain and soak in these tips to keeping your team of wedding superstars happy throughout the planning period.

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Styled Shoot | Romance in the Ruins

"Taking to the streets, we battled the bellowing wind to capture a love story amongst the beautiful chaos of our ever evolving city. In a landscape once packed with history, now reshaped and invigorated with an injection of new, we allowed bold backdrops to speak for themselves, and played on our love for the foragers paradise that is Christchurch".

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Welcome to the Directory - Kate | Moveable Feasts

The first time I had the pleasure of trying what Moveable Feasts served up was at a gorgeous wedding in Greta Valley early this year, and I have been hooked ever since. With three businesses now under their umbrella, there truly is something that caters to every budget. I'll let Kate, the group's Marketing and Event Manager tell you more.

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Welcome to the Directory - Mandy | Champs-Elyseés Day Spa

When your work place is this beautiful, I'd jump out of bed everyday! For Mandy Pickering, Marketing Manager of Champs Elyseés Day Spa, walking into this gorgeously restored Christchurch building is an every day reality, and we sat down for a spot of tea to talk all about it.

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Welcome to the Directory | Opal and Grant - Partridge Jewellers

I'm sure I won't be alone in saying that prior to my initial visit to Partridge Jewellers, I genuinely believed the store was for the rich - well, richer than me anyway! That was until I was greeted by Opal from Christchurch's CBD store, and sat down with her to talk about her role within the family business.

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Welcome to the Directory | Chloe - Balencia Lane

Chloe from Balencia Lane runs full steam ahead, as you’re about to find out. People are her passion, and it sure shows! I couldn't help but be drawn into conversation with her as we sipped on coffee at one of our favourite local cafes, Unknown Chapter.

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