23-Jul-2018
2018 Love Story Magazine Launch
Beauty, Bride, Fashion, Food, Groom, Lifestyle, Travel, TWS Events, Wedding

The Wedding Series Founder Kate O’Shea with Guests of Honour David Novak-Piper and Neale Whitaker

The Wedding Series launched their 2018 Love Story Magazine at The Old Clare Hotel on Tuesday 17th July. The event was held in the hotel’s beautiful event space ‘Silvereye’ to a room full of the Australian Luxury Industries finest including Guests of Honour Neale Whitaker and David Novak-Piper, Mud Australia Founder Shelly Simpson, Cultiver Linen Founder Nicolle Sullivan and Stylist Jeff Lack.

Influencers and talent featured in the magazine joined in the celebrations including Jade Tuncdoruk and Lachie Brycki, Menswear Designer Brent Wilson with wife Asha Wilson.

Guests were treated to a three course meal curated by Two Chefs Hat winner Automata’s Executive Chef Clayton Wells with each course being created by separate restaurants associated with the hotel including Kensington Street Social, Automata and A1 Canteen with each dish served on Mud Australia handmade porcelain plates.

The Wedding Series Founder Kate O’Shea said of the evening ‘the launch event epitomised everything The Wedding Series encapsulates;exquisite food and service, beautiful floral, the finest styling and event details, fabulous company and lots of love and authenticity in everything we do.’

There was an abundance of love in the room as Kate unveiled The Wedding Series first same sex Love Story featuring Neale Whitaker and David Novak-Piper. The tender images perfectly capture the couples enduring 15 year relationship and celebrate The Old Clare Hotel as a stunning same sex wedding venue.

Purchase your copy of the 2018 Love Story Magazine here.

An insight into the evening was beautifully captured on film by Motion Reel Films.

The Wedding Series Signature Nachtmann Nightcap Trolley pouring Glenmorangie

Styling by The Style Maison for The Wedding Series Agency

The Wedding Series Signature Monogrammed Cultiver Linen Napkin

Hand Calligraphed name cards by Lesley Workman

Florals by Trille Floral by Cara Fitch

The ‘Silvereye’ Event Space at The Old Clare Hotel

Pre Dinner Champagne was served at the entrance to The Old Clare where guests were given an exclusive preview into the images from David Novak Piper and Neale Whitaker’s Love Story.

Mud Australia Founder Shelley Simpson with Neale Whitaker

Vera Wang’s Riva Williams, Ole Lyngaard’s Skye McDonald with Patrick Esangga

Harper’s Bazaar Junior Fashion Editor Caroline Tran with Harper’s Bazaar’s Sam Wong

Stylist Jeff Lack

The Wedding Series Founder Kate O’Shea in Alex Perry gown and Bulgari jewellery

Indulgence Magazine Editor Richard Sun with Giorgio Armani’s Thomas Storch

(from left) Bulgari’s Alexandra King, Jade Tuncdoruk, Lachlan Brycki and Madelaine Schalit

David Novak Piper with Menswear Designer Brent Wilson and wife Asha Wilson

Indulgence Magazine’s Fashion and Beauty Editor Icy Ling

Executive Chef Clayton Wells plating up the entrée of slow cooked carrots with cumin yogurt and figs created by Kensington Street Social and served on Mud Australia plates in milk

Asha Wilson

David Novak Piper

David Novak Piper and Neale Whitaker

View Love Story with David Novak Piper and Neale Whitaker here.

A huge thank you to all our guests and partners involved including –

Guests of Honour – David Novak Piper and Neale Whitaker
Venue – The Old Clare Hotel
Styling – The Style Maison for The Wedding Series Agency
Film – Motion Reel Films
Floral – Trille Floral
Plates – Mud Australia
Linen – Cultiver Linen
Cutlery – Decorative Events and Exhibitions
Bar Cart Glassware – Nachtmann
Photography – Belinda Rolland

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