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Zoe and Harry’s Manhattan Wedding

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A couple whose love story proves that time cannot hinder true love. Harry and Zoe were both studying when they felt that spark for one another. After losing touch, 8 years later they reconnected, and it was like no time had passed at all. “The spark we felt so many years ago when we first met, was alive and stronger than ever and it was so clear that we had fallen in love”

 

On the proposal

Harry had organised a trip to Seoul to show Zoe’s family where he grew up, however both Harry and Zoe’s parents knew this was going to be much more than a typical family vacation.

 

In spectacular fashion on New Years Eve overlooking the Seoul skyline, timed perfectly with the midnight fireworks – Harry got down on one knee in front of Zoe’s family and asked her to marry him.

 

 

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On the venue

Zoe and Harry got married at the Cop Cot Central Park in New York City.

 

The couple loves traveling and wanted something amazing for not only them but their friends and family. “We wanted everyone to make memories that they would hold on to and never forget! And New York was it – “where dreams are made of.”

 

Zoe and Harry said their vows under a cozy wooden shelter at Cop Cot Central Park.  “We organised limos to transport our guests from Central Park to our reception at Public Hotel in Soho. Keeping the Melbourne vibe, all guests were treated to Espresso martinis upon arrival.

 

“We had our own private terrace on the 17th floor where we had cocktails and canapés while overlooking the sunset over the Manhattan skyline. The hotel had a nightclub in it too, which all the guests moved to after the rooftop and danced the night away!

 

 

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All the styling details

Zoe and Harry live in Melbourne and organised their entire wedding from Australia. They searched through social media until they found the right vendors.

“We are both creative and determined people. We knew we wanted it to be elegant yet simple but most of all an amazing experience for us and everyone.”

 

Table settings were simple and classic with table setting lined with candles and white hydrangeas.
Zoe kept her hair nice and simple in a classic low ponytail, entrusting her sister to do her hair on the day as they own a hair salon in Melbourne together –  Salon Lelu.

 

Zoe made her own bouquet the morning of the wedding with white roses tied together with extra fabric from her wedding dress – Aisha.

 

 

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The Dress

Zoe chose the Aisha gown from the Bespoke Collection at our Melbourne boutique in Armadale.

 

“From the minute I walked in the door they were professional and honest, and I knew Karen Willis Holmes was where I was going to find my dream dress.”

 

“I absolutely loved my wedding gown, it was a classic design that had such a modern twist to it. I hadn’t seen anything like it before. It was perfect for me and a perfect wedding dress for NYC. I loved the whole experience at KWH.”

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Accessorising

Zoe kept it simple with accessories, wearing our Camila Veil and shoes from Milano Shoes in Armadale, Victoria.

 

 

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Gown hunting tips

“Don’t try on any dress you can’t afford. Also don’t over think it too much, trust yourself and most of all enjoy it!”

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What does love mean to you?

“Love is to experience happiness and share love with one person unconditionally every day. That’s what life is all about.”

Suppliers:

Ceremony Location – Cop Cot Central Park  /  Reception Location – Public House / Photographer – Young Kim Photography  /  Videographer – Edward Gebel /  Hair – Salon Lelu /  Celebrant – Mirelle  /  Ceremony Entertainment – Highline String Quartet  / Reception Entertainment – Aimee Bayles / Bonbonnieres – Travel luggage tags designed by the bride and groom from Letter and Leather  /  Makeup – Becca Gilmartin / Shoes Wedding Shoes – Milano Shoes

1 Comment

  • Rachel

    March 20, 2020 at 6:17 am

    Knowing both Harry and Zoe from where they studied and worked! I could not be any happier for them. The connection was always there and I’m so glad you chose a life together 💕 What an absolutely amazing wedding x Congratulations x

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