In the grasslands around Lake Tekapo, a cloud of fine tulle rises up against the wild tussock. A vision of ivory stands tall on the rolling plains dressed in Piece 9, our lovingly crafted double-layered silk sleeveless gown.
A closer look reveals a smattering of pristine snow left from the mid-year winter on the gravel and grass, a beautiful backdrop for the embroidery of tiny blooms.
The highland lake in New Zealand is surrounded by the Mackenzie Basin on the South Island. A calm and tranquil place guarded by the Southern Alps and the Two Thumb Range, this highland is a quiet and unassuming paradise tucked away from the rest of the world for lovers to visit.
Keep your partner warm with a fine lambswool jersey from Crane Brothers, and if you’re planning any sort of pre-wedding shoot there, consider visiting them for their tasteful offerings of silk ties and other masculine accessories.
Wrapped in an oversized Egyptian cotton puffer by Lucilla Gray, our bride looks out at the milky turquoise lake. Large acrylic and gold-plated earrings by this young New Zealand brand are a charming and modern accessory for our contemporary bride.
Suede heels with a hammered metallic finish perch delicately in the wild brambles of a bush. These shoes by Mimco would be perfect for a reception with their sensible mid-heel. Of course, comfort is key.
Snow covered mountains echo the organic patterns on Piece 4. A full train of sheer silk filter the pink hues of the day’s fading light while its trailing vines of silk embroidery catch a subtle reflection.
Choose from Lucilla Gray’s vast array of polished and stylish jewelry to enhance your elegance on the daily. This English-New Zealand brand was borne of siblings and produces pieces of dazzling shine for both men and women, also including wedding bands and engagement rings.
If you choose to visit in the summer, the rocky landscape is transformed into a striking view of pink and purples thanks to the wild Lupines that fill the plains. Colourful silk printed scarves from Deadly Ponies would be the perfect accessory for the visitor to Mother Nature’s garden. The brand actually specialises in leathers which are ethically and locally sourced and designs feminine and current pieces that suit every occasion.