This lavish, black tie wedding comes to us from Silvia of Blumenthal Photography, Melbourne, Australia! Here’s Silvia to tell us more:

Sparkly golden details, deep rich colour’s of marsala and burgundy and a haute couture gown were all featured at Kristi and Steve’s stunning wedding celebration which could only be described as full of glamour and just the right amount of glitz.
All captured by Blumenthal Photography, take a look into the gorgeous celebration.

See more after the cut!


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Kristi had a very specific bridal style and wanted a gown (or rather gowns) that would reflect this opulence. Settling for a haute couture gown by designer George Elsissa – her first dress for the ceremony featured a stunning voluminous tulle train with a fitted sparkly detailed bodice. Wanting something to change into for the reception, Kristi slipped into a shimmering gold mermaid style gown which matched beautifully with her gold foil cake custom made by Sweet Passion Cakes.

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Following on with their lavish wedding theme – the couple chose an exclusive Sydney venue for their reception, The elite Ivy Ballroom. The venue was quite subtle and understated in its décor which was perfect for the couple as they got to decorate it with their own unique vision. Over 2000 individual flowers of pink, red and purple lined the glass tables and almost 100 golden tea light candles sat upon the walls and nestled amongst the flowers. Black curtains which hung behind the bridal table and splashes of gold truly made for a unique and lavish theme that beautifully reflected the couple’s personality.Opulent Fairytale Wedding by Blumenthal Photography (19)Opulent Fairytale Wedding by Blumenthal Photography (18)Opulent Fairytale Wedding by Blumenthal Photography (2) Opulent Fairytale Wedding by Blumenthal Photography (3) Opulent Fairytale Wedding by Blumenthal Photography (1)

Congratulations Kristi & Steve and thank you Silvia for sharing! For more information about Blumenthal Photography, please visit their WeddingLovely Vendor Guide profile or head straight to their website. What do you think of today’s real wedding? Let us know in the comments below!

Ceremony: Ivy Merivale, Sydney
Wedding Dress: George Elsissa
Bridesmaids dresses: Sweethearts Bridal
Shoes: Stuart Weitzman
Stationery: Adorn Wedding Invitations
Flowers: Sydney Wedding Flowers
Groom(smen)’s suits: Hugo Boss
Accessories: Jewellery: Nader Jewellers
Cake: Sweet Passion
Photographer: Blumenthal Photography
Make Up & Hair: Natalie Anne Hair
Film: Untitled Film Works


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