Five  minutes with fashion designer and celebrity stylist, Lena Kasparian TELL US A BIT ABOUT HOW YOU GOT INTO THE BRIDAL INDUSTRY AND WHAT MOTIVATED YOU. What inspired me was my love for fashion, and working in the family business was my gateway to start my own label. Dressing women for an event or wedding became the norm and, of course, there were the brides… WHAT SERVICES DO YOU OFFER AND WHERE? We provide private consultations for brides at the Lena Kasparian boutique located in Parramatta. Private viewings are also available for bridal parties. WHAT SHOULD BRIDES EXPECT AT THE LENA KASPARIAN BOUTIQUE? Expect an experience...

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What’s new and hot in the bridal industry? Here, we share some of our favourite pickings   Deseo Shoes Bigger and better After huge success, Déseo Bridal & Evening Shoes is expanding with the company opening its second store in Melbourne’s bridal hotspot, Armadale. Over the last six months, the shoe boutique has introduced Bella Belle to its ever-expanding range, with more exciting brands to be released with the opening of the Melbourne store this spring. Teaming up with one of Melbourne’s famous couture dress designers, Déseo aims to create a bridal and evening hub where customers will have all their designer and customising...

Whether it’s man-made or a natural phenomenon, these countries’ landscapes are visual feasts that satisfy a hunger for the spectacular When it comes to vibrant encounters, the world plays host to many colour parades, from vivid carnivals in Spain to the intoxicating red hue of Marrakech. Avoid feeling blue and inject some colour into your honeymoon with these top destinations. After all, a honeymoon should be a special holiday and why not turn to the colour wheel to help determine where to go? A honeymoon encapsulates that feeling of je ne sais quoi - magic in the air, moments of romance,...

When Aaron surprised Lauren with a trip to Melbourne for their five-year anniversary, she wasn’t expecting anything else. The pair spent three wonderful days exploring Melbourne and relaxing in their hotel spa. One afternoon, Lauren took a shower and as she got out, she was greeted by Aaron, kneeling down and with a message on the bathroom mirror. “The message read, ‘I love you, will you marry me?’ It was followed by two boxes, ‘yes’ and ‘yes’,” Lauren says. The couple met at a local hotel, where they both worked part-time after returning to their hometown from university. “We instantly became friends,”...