Auckland Wedding Planners and Stylists - The 2020 Guide
— By Raashka Mannie
12 May 2020
Wedding planning and styling is an adventure like none other, and you definitely don’t have to brave it alone.
One of the greatest gifts you’ll ever give yourself is the hiring of a wedding planner and stylist. There’s enough that you’re going to have to think about, from the seating chart to the colour scheme, and having an industry professional at your side will make things infinitely more manageable. They’re there to help you pick out patterns, point you towards excellent local suppliers, and even chose the colour of the ribbon tied around your bouquet. What more could you ask for?
In Auckland, we’re fortunate to have a multitude of talented wedding planners and stylists. All of them come with a wealth of experience, as well as unique approaches to planning and styling weddings. Many of them also offer perks such as furniture hire, floral skills and installation prowess. We’ve put together a handy guide on some of the best and brightest wedding planners and stylists in Auckland, here to help with everything from themes to keeping calm.
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No matter how big or small your wedding, DU Soirée is here to plan and style heartfelt weddings with a natural eye for detail. Featured in both national and international publications, they're wedding planners and stylists that have a wealth of experience, infusing creative aspects into your special day, be it a fun installation or a theme that you adore. They do weddings all around Auckland and New Zealand and are also happy to branch into destination weddings due to their extensive experience and strong international ties. DU Soirée is all about bringing colour and personality to your wedding day, with originality and a sense of adventure packed right in.
Take A Vow
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Here to take the responsibility of planning, styling and designing your wedding day, Take A Vow are event specialists with a focus on weddings. They work alongside you, for curated results that reflect who you are, handpicking suppliers and adding personal touches to each and every detail of your wedding. They do it all, from wedding coordination to setting up your special day, whether it’s in your backyard or a destination wedding miles and miles away. The owner of Take A Vow began the company upon realising her passion for bringing dreams to reality, working tirelessly with her dedicated team to ensure that your big day goes off as smoothly as possible. They have a wealth of experience in travel, planning and design, making them a perfect wedding planner choice.
Darling I Do
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And you certainly will. Darling I Do is an Auckland-based wedding planner and stylist that loves the wild side of love. It's all about passion, new heights and dizzying dreams with them, working with you to help plan and execute the special day you've always imagined. Darling I Do has a team of individualistic, idealistic and intrepid wedding designers, stylists and planners. They believe in trying new, daring things, bending the rules and having a whole lot of fun while they're at it. They specialise in intimate weddings with a style unique to you, using a fresh, modern style that will make your Auckland wedding an unmatched experience. If you're looking for wedding planners and stylists with edge, Darling I Do is the perfect answer.
Oh! Such Style
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All about the personal touch, Oh! Such Style are wedding planners and stylists that believe in creating honest, meaningful connections with their clients in order to help create a wedding experience that they’ll never forget. They have over a decade of experience in the industry, featured in multiple magazines and winning a series of awards for their flawless work. Offering a boutique approach to wedding planning and styling, Oh! Such Style leans towards a romantic, dreamy style, with an elegant aesthetic that blends seamlessly into every wedding. They believe in exquisite details, creativity and care, making them one of Auckland’s top wedding planners and stylists.
Wedding She Wrote
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Geared towards modern couples, Wedding She Wrote prides themselves on being a one-stop-shop for helping you to create a once-in-a-lifetime wedding experience. They specialise in customised destination weddings that centre on loved ones and the bringing together of families. They operate nationally, as well as in the Pacific Islands, and were founded in 2011. Based in Auckland, Wedding She Wrote also acts as planners and stylists for engagements, pop-up weddings, elopements, vow renewals, destination weddings, wedding ceremonies and receptions. Their style leans towards modernism, with swathes of sentimentality and the couples’ combined and individual preferences. When it comes to celebrating love, they’re all over it.
Rock + Honey
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Rock + Honey is a jack of all trades when it comes to wedding planning and styling. Featuring wedding designers, stylists, florists, planners and hire items, they’re all about providing the full suite of wedding production. They’ll be with you from the conception of your dream wedding to its design and execution, holding your hand throughout the mood boards and inspiration and helping it bloom into reality. Rock + Honey loves making a statement, whether it’s through their florals (“Oomph and texture is kinda our thing”) or putting together a wedding reception you and your guests will never forget. For innovative celebrations, Rock + Honey is the ideal choice.
Liberty Event Styling
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For wedding styling and floral specialists in one gorgeous package, look no further than Liberty Event Styling. Modelled around weddings and events that seek bespoke styling and designing, they operate from Auckland but extend across the country. They have more than a decade of experience in the wedding industry, with a flexible and daring team of designers and producers working together to ensure that your wedding day is nothing short of perfection. Additionally, they’re all big fans of florals and have their own florists on the team to put together bunches of beauty for your big day.
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Luxury abound with Flock Events, a wedding and events company based in Auckland and Hawke’s Bay with a focus on wedding styling, furniture hire and florals. Flock Events was started by a couple that simply loves love. Motivated by this, they began Flock Events to celebrate the art of gathering to celebrate, with a penchant for weddings but a talent for any celebration. They feature a curated collection of furniture hire, standing out as one of the premier selections in the country, and also have a strong background in incredible florals. This duo will make certain that your wedding is an event to remember.
Red Creative Event Styling
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Red Creative Event Styling is a New Zealand-wide company that believes in reimagining weddings and events. They create tailored wedding and function experiences, serving as a multi-disciplinary studio that offers full wedding planning and production, creative direction, styling, in-house graphic design and floral services - in a nutshell, they do it all and do it well. Red Creative Event Styling has a strong focus on physical beauty, believing that humans are engineered to respond to all things we find lovely, from the symmetry of a well-designed room to the complementary colours of a bouquet. With them as your wedding stylists, you are promised this beauty.
Holly & Co.
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For inspired wedding planning and styling, we present Holly & Co. Located in Auckland, Queenstown and Wanaka, they can travel to every nook and cranny of the country to help you plan and style the perfect wedding. They recruit local vendors to help with your special day, laying out each detail with meticulous care and will be involved in every particular of your wedding from start to finish. Holly & Co. simply believe that it is their business to take care of you and your event, as well as to offer unmatched creative services that make your function a unique and memorable experience. With a signature style encompassing grace and romance, they’re one of Auckland’s premier wedding planners and stylists.
One Lovely Day
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If you’re after a lovely day, then choose One Lovely Day. They’re all about creating visual magic for your wedding day, offering full styling and production that will blow you and your guests away. The team at One Lovely Day lives and breathes events, immersing themselves in trends, styles, learning and more. On top of that, they feature a caravan bar for hire (One Little Caravan) and furniture hire division (One Little Hire), making your wedding planning and styling journey even simpler. They do everything, including corporate soirées, engagements, anniversaries, and so much more. If you have a dream for your wedding, One Lovely Day is here to set the stage.
Two Foxes Styling
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Based in Auckland captained by a married dream team, Two Foxes Styling specialises in wedding design, styling and florals. The core of their beliefs is that the key to designing the perfect wedding is all in the details: nailing those tiny things that really reflect who a couple is and why then allowing it to work in harmony with your venue. With a full team of creatives and flower lovers, they design and produce weddings from beginning to end, also offering rental items if required. They love colouring outside the lines, pushing boundaries, and creating extraordinary wedding days for extraordinary couples.
By Your Side Wedding Planning
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There’s nothing more reassuring than knowing By Your Side Wedding Planning is, well, by your side. With more than a decade of experience in the wedding and events industry, By Your Side Wedding Planning focuses on wedding planning and coordination, founded by someone with a passion for weddings and a background in the industry in Auckland, Tauranga, Melbourne and London. By Your Side Wedding Planning offers both full and partial wedding planning, adapting to your flexibility and needs, as well as coordination of your wedding day. Their services are bespoke and polished, carried out in precise fashion and with a knowledge of everything, from suppliers to rainy day plans.
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A boutique team that offers boutique services, Envy Events is here to cater to your wedding day, offering wedding styling, planning and florals in Auckland and beyond. Founded by the need to create and build on passion and dedication, Envy Events is here to make sure that your wedding is the dream you have in your head. With a range of hire items available, expert florists and doughnut-wall creators, they will make sure that your wedding is as ‘you’ as you get. They believe that each wedding is a unique, fresh experience for everyone, stepping away from the cookie-cutter experience and committing themselves to every wedding and event like it’s their first.
K Inspire Events
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K Inspire Events brings to you wedding planning, styling, floral and hire services. They want you to relax before and during your special day. The hustle and bustle shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the happiest day of your life - which is why they’re here. K Inspire Events will be there to plan and style your wedding day, with a dedicated and creative team at your beck and call to ensure that everything is exactly to your tastes. Located in the centre of Parnell, they work with couples all across Auckland and beyond. With K Inspire Events, your wedding day is in good hands.
Event Styling Co.
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Specialising in wedding conception, design, styling and hire, Event Styling Co. are wedding planners and stylists that have more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Their innovative team of stylists and designers are passionate about putting together weddings like none other. They believe in elegance and creating bespoke atmospheres that awe guests, whether it’s a themed wedding or lighting installations that knock your socks off. Your wedding will be an expression of who you really are, and Event Styling Co. is here to make sure that that expression is styled to perfection and framed by twinkle lights.