Monique & Dennis
MONIQUE & DENNIS
Can we talk about ‘next level’ weddings?
Monique & Dennis’ wedding day started with a vibrant Traditional Chinese tea ceremony hosted by Dennis and his family. Congratulatory messages and heartfelt wishes were shared by family members, wishing them health and prosperity for future.
WHAT THEY SAID
“It was an absolute pleasure having Daniel & Alexandra capture our wedding day. The fantastic duo were so easy going, professional and made us feel very relaxed and comfortable which was also important. We just received our photos (so quickly too- within 2 weeks) and we are absolutely blown away!! The photos are so organic yet elegant and beautiful!! Would highly recommend!!”
- MONIQUE & DENNIS
Monique looked breathtaking in a custom Leah Da Gloria couture wedding gown.
Dennis looked dapper in a classic tuxedo by P Johnson Tailors.
Their ceremony took place in the breathtaking St Josephs Church, the perfect location for a wedding in the suburbs of Sydney. The portrait time following the ceremony was high energy, smoke bombs and fun happy vibes.
“Last night, the most wonderful surprise got me feeling exhilarated and overwhelmed in equal measures. After 6 sweet years, under the captured stars and super moon (twilight and balloon) magic happened when my dream man asked me to be his forever. Dennis you are an incredible human whose generous love, creativity, passion and kindness are unprevailed, I am so lucky to call you mine. You make my heart happy and this love is everything to me. I will always live, laugh, explore and dream with you, and with all my heart, YES!!”
The bouquets were made up of pastel sorbet coloured orchids and roses by Sydney florist, Poho Flowers.
“We both met in USYD while studying pharmacy, then because we love eating ice-cream- opened up a liquid nitrogen catering company called FU NITRO as a side hustle. Currently we are Pharmacists by day and fried chicken connoisseurs by night as we now own and operate a Fried Chicken food truck called DIRTY BIRD on the weekend . Kicking goals together since 2010”
The 600 guest reception was where the party really started.
This wedding extravaganza had all the elements a real party should – Champagne tower, pyrotechnics, signature cocktail tins with customised cocktail tin labels of MON-TINNY (martini) and DE-GRONI (Negroni) and a Messina Gelato Bar.… Then there’s the secret activities organised by Monique’s cousin including a dance troupe and an Elvis performance!
Nothing was missed and most things were customised to represent Monique & Dennis’ love perfectly. Their wedding invitation was an A3 fold out card illustrated with their love story. Their wedding crest, a water colour painting which was transferred as a decal onto the glossy white dance floor took breaths away. And their first dance – Boom! One hell of a first dance into marriage!
Photography : White Vine Photography | White Vine photography: Daniel & Alexandra // Videography: In-A-Maze // Bridal Gown: Leah Da Gloria // Groom suit: P Johnson Tailors // Bridesmaid dress: Bec & Bridge // Groomsmen suit: Brent Wilson // Makeup: Linda MUA // Hair: Natalie Anne Hair // Yum Cha: Lets Do Yum Cha // Tea bag drinks: Black Specialty Coffee // Pyrotechnics: All Occasions Pyrotechnics // Gelato Bar: Gelato Messina // Event Hire: Treasure Room // Decorations: Harbourside Decorators // Curtains: Drape & Dreams // Reception floral stylist: Azariade Florist // Reception wedding band: Brown Sugar Entertainment // Church ceremony singers: Bells the Duo // Invitation: Blanka Biernat // Wedding Heels: YSL // Wedding Crest: Hawk Creative // Cake Toppers: Goose Grease Shop // Love Heart Custom Candies: (Bonniere) // Engagement ring: Nicholas Haywood // Wedding Ring: Cerrone // Bouquet: Poho Flowers // Signature Cocktails (Mon-Tinny/ DE-GRONI): Continental Deli Newtown // Morning gift for Dennis: @goodfoodcrapdrawing