Real Wedding: Midsummer Night Dream In A Secret Garden

Laura and Dylan’s wedding saw their guests transported between exquisite venues into a magical secret garden.

Groom Shaving For Wedding Day

Real Wedding Groom Shoes

Groomsmen With Wedding Car

The wedding ceremony was held in the grandest of Sydney’s churches – St Mary’s Cathedral.

Real Wedding

Brides Wedding Shoes

Wedding Perfume

Drawing inspiration from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, their reception was dreamy and romantic with some modern and bold twists reflecting their creativity and individuality.

Bride Getting Ready

Brides Mother

Bride In Wedding Dress

The grooms men wore grey tailored suits and began the morning with a shave in a vintage barber shop. The bridesmaids wore coral-toned, delicate floor-length dresses and bouquets of dahlias and peach roses.


Bridesmaids In Church


Laura was embellished from head-to-toe in an ivory silk and french corded gown, with lace bodice and layers of beading. She wore a crystal and pearl headpiece complete with cathedral-length veil.

Bridal Party With Balloons

Bridal Flowers

Bridal Party On Boat

Wedding Details

Wedding Jars

Love Wedding Sign

Bride and Groom At Wedding Breakfast

Laura works as a freelance stylist and designer for The Styling Branch so we knew she had something fabulous planned for her own day. Dylan and Laura’s intimate reception was in absolute seclusion out on Scotland Island. Guests arrived by boat and climbed the sandstone stairs to a magical garden full of fairy lights.

Flower table Decoration

Wedding Breakfast Evening

Wedding In Evening

Wedding Balloons

First Dance

Their reception was ethereal; woodland tablescapes with moss, scattered tea lights, mason jars and flowers, with a canopy of Edison lights overhead. Their wedding was intimate, romantic and magical for all who were there.


  • Wedding dress by Personalised Weddings Couture
  • Photography by Hilary Cam Photography
  • Bridesmaid dresses from Melissa Kritsotakis
  • Wedding rings and bride’s jewelry by Cerrone
  • Makeup by Hilary Ho
  • Bridal hair piece handmade by the bride, The Styling Branch
  • Invitations and stationery handmade by the bride The Styling Branch
  • Grooms suit from Roger David
  • Preparation took place at QT Hotel and the barber shop at spaQ
  • Church St Mary’s Cathederal, Sydney
  • Reception hosted at Bangalla, Scotland Island
  • Floral arrangements styled by the bride The Styling Branch
  • Cake toppers handmade by the bride The Styling Branch

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