After 3 cancellations and their photographer cancelling on them only a month out from their marriage ceremony, it was once transparent there was once no longer a lot that was once in a position to carry Robyn and Cate again from in any case tying the knot. And in trendy, “large birthday celebration setting” taste, tie the knot they did. “We arrived in a maxi taxi with circle of relatives,” recollects Robyn, “we laughed, we cried, we laughed much more and we danced. It was once magnificent.”
With a contemporary distillery as their backdrop, a broadcast get dressed and elegant swimsuit and essentially the most gorgeous richly toned flower displays, photographer Nikki McCrone Pictures (the last-minute saviour!) had unending no longer simply main points, however joy-filled moments to seize.
The tale starts with Robyn and Cate assembly at paintings. “Neither folks was once out so there was once a large number of sounding every different out.” The pair hitting it off, and after years (pre-referendum) of hypothetical “will you marry me?” questions from Robyn, with Cate responding that she didn’t consider in marriage, it was once no longer till the pair have been taking part in a vineyard lunch, that the tables grew to become. Recollects Robyn “Cate had too many wines and mentioned she may see us getting married there among the vines. Robyn took that as a sure and had all of it booked inside of a fortnight!”
As fans of gin, it was once a very simple pick out for Robyn and Cate to carry their marriage ceremony on the distillery Craft and Co. “We selected Craft and Co as it had a contemporary commercial glance that we each love. Additionally, they make gin.”
The pretty flora delivered to existence wealthy autumn tones, the beauties taste via Pomp and Splendour. “Pomp and Splendour did a great process softening the room” recollects Robyn. “There was once an arbour above us for the rite, six ‘flower bombs’ of gorgeous colors and flora alongside every desk. It was once breathtaking. Nikki McCrone photographer and Pomp and Splendour flora at the side of the Craft and Co tournament managers have been all sensible, at the side of our expensive good friend and celebrant Naomi Smith.”
The couple was once walked down the aisle via their nephew Alex, to “Don’t Alternate” via The Audreys. The couple additionally requested their older nephew Will to be their ring bearer.
“It was once a rollercoaster after 3 postponements,” recollects Robyn of the rite officiated via expensive good friend Naomi Smith. “Tears, laughs, cheers. Completely superb. We began with an acknowledgment of nation and had a studying of “On Marriage” via Khalil Gibran.”
The couple have been fortunate sufficient to have their photographer Nikki step in on the final minute, explains Robyn. “Our authentic photographer cancelled a month out from the marriage however we have been lucky sufficient to seek out Nikki McCrone who had a place unfastened. Nikki was once superb! She made us really feel comfy together with her from the outset which is so essential. She took magnificent candid footage and controlled to seize everybody on the reception (115 other people) which was once in reality spectacular. Nikki in reality stuck the temper in her footage and we regarded as ourselves very lucky to have had her as our photographer.”
With no longer one, however two gorgeous outfits to let you know about, let’s get started with Robyn’s swimsuit. “I had a herringbone blue swimsuit made for the instance via Germanicos Bespoke Tailor as I don’t do attire. I additionally wore my RM Williams boots that have been relaxed at the dance flooring.” Robyn carried one in every of her great-grandmother’s lace hankies in her pocket. For Cate, she selected a Marimekko material in a blue and white floral print to have a get dressed personalized. She paired the get dressed with platform Stella McCartney footwear, which she switched out for silver footwear for dancing.
“Our favours have been was once small bottles of gin with the marriage main points revealed on it” explains Robyn, “a pleasing contact which mirrored no longer simplest the venue however us, as we adore a talk over a Gin and tonic of a night.”
The newlyweds opted out of a proper first dance, however danced the evening away they did! “Be your self. In the event you don’t desire a first dance don’t have one. If you wish to have a unusual track, use it. It’s your day so personalise it.”
Congratulations Robyn and Cate! What an absolute pleasure as a way to have your marriage ceremony. Thanks each and thanks to Nikki McCrone Pictures for sharing the pretty pictures of the day with us.