Friends of the Fray

Friends of the Fray are vendors who fit into the ethos of breaking free from convention and putting on parties that people want to talk about.

We're bringing the best possible wedding crew to make your day unique and special to you: Our favourite and well loved Australian and international designers, photographers, florists, musicians, DJs, venues, caterers, and other suppliers offering a range of industry
style and expertise all ready and waiting to make your day truly magical and down right fun!

 
   KAREN WILLIS HOLMES    Karen Willis Holmes is a renowned Australian designer, widely acclaimed in today's fashion marketplace for offering trend conscious women their perfect wedding gown. The KAREN WILLIS HOLMES brand has established a reputation for constantly exceeding customers' expectations both with the product and the service provided.

KAREN WILLIS HOLMES

Karen Willis Holmes is a renowned Australian designer, widely acclaimed in today's fashion marketplace for offering trend conscious women their perfect wedding gown. The KAREN WILLIS HOLMES brand has established a reputation for constantly exceeding customers' expectations both with the product and the service provided.

  L'ETO BRIDAL   Each L'eto gown is an audacious step away from the traditional classics. Conventional silhouettes and wedding dress details are re-imagined into fluid, contemporary shapes. Each collection will take you on an incredible journey and tell a story of a character finding herself every step of the way.

L'ETO BRIDAL

Each L'eto gown is an audacious step away from the traditional classics. Conventional silhouettes and wedding dress details are re-imagined into fluid, contemporary shapes. Each collection will take you on an incredible journey and tell a story of a character finding herself every step of the way.

  PREA JAMES   The Prea James aesthetic can be described as modern femininity, fashionable, youthful, with each gown having a unique romantic feel. Prea designs gowns for the relaxed modern bride who wants something fashionable and unique for her wedding day.

PREA JAMES

The Prea James aesthetic can be described as modern femininity, fashionable, youthful, with each gown having a unique romantic feel. Prea designs gowns for the relaxed modern bride who wants something fashionable and unique for her wedding day.

 
   NATALIJA    A nightwear and lifestyle label thoughtfully designed and made in Australia for the effortlessly chic, modern woman.  With a range of silhouettes and timeless shades to choose from, a NATALIJA design will quickly become the cornerstone of any well-curated loungewear wardrobe.

NATALIJA

A nightwear and lifestyle label thoughtfully designed and made in Australia for the effortlessly chic, modern woman.

With a range of silhouettes and timeless shades to choose from, a NATALIJA design will quickly become the cornerstone of any well-curated loungewear wardrobe.

   BY NYE JEWELLERY    By Nye is a contemporary Australian jewellery label creating hand-made luxury pieces. Jewellery designer, Nye De Marchi draws on her visual-arts background and love of natural landscapes to design pieces that are both conceptual and timeless.  All materials are locally and sustainably sourced with an attention to detail. Forged through the craft of silversmithing and lost wax casting, each piece is one-of-a-kind, as is its wearer.

BY NYE JEWELLERY

By Nye is a contemporary Australian jewellery label creating hand-made luxury pieces. Jewellery designer, Nye De Marchi draws on her visual-arts background and love of natural landscapes to design pieces that are both conceptual and timeless.

All materials are locally and sustainably sourced with an attention to detail. Forged through the craft of silversmithing and lost wax casting, each piece is one-of-a-kind, as is its wearer.

  ASHLEY LIM SHOES   It’s that quest for perfect balance that defines  Ashley Lim,  which combines the best of Seoul’s hand-craftsmanship with Sydney’s contemporary design sensibility. Ashley believes women can have it all: stylish, memorable and elegant shoes that are so comfortable, they can effortlessly transition from the nine-to-five day to a high-octane evening.

ASHLEY LIM SHOES

It’s that quest for perfect balance that defines Ashley Lim, which combines the best of Seoul’s hand-craftsmanship with Sydney’s contemporary design sensibility. Ashley believes women can have it all: stylish, memorable and elegant shoes that are so comfortable, they can effortlessly transition from the nine-to-five day to a high-octane evening.

 
  OLO FRAGRANCE   If you're still searching for that wedding day fragrance that will forever freeze this amazing moment in time then look no further than Olo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀  Founded in 2009 by self taught perfumer Heather Sielaff, each fragrance continues to be hand blended and bottled to order and comes in a very bride friendly 9ml roll on vile. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

OLO FRAGRANCE

If you're still searching for that wedding day fragrance that will forever freeze this amazing moment in time then look no further than Olo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Founded in 2009 by self taught perfumer Heather Sielaff, each fragrance continues to be hand blended and bottled to order and comes in a very bride friendly 9ml roll on vile. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

  BASERANGE STORE MELBOURNE   Garments that exist somewhere between modern culture and the natural world. Baserange brings alternative wedding day looks to the table, organza shirting and gold mesh bodysuits for something a little unexpected. Also offering the perfect Undergarments for the day or to take away.

BASERANGE STORE MELBOURNE

Garments that exist somewhere between modern culture and the natural world. Baserange brings alternative wedding day looks to the table, organza shirting and gold mesh bodysuits for something a little unexpected. Also offering the perfect Undergarments for the day or to take away.

  MILLICENT ELIZABETH   Committed to producing timeless, ethical and wearable fashion solely using sustainable fibres. Known for its style and exceptional craftsmanship, each piece is designed and made in Adelaide, Australia.  Millicent Elizabeth provides luxurious 100% natural fibre clothing for modern women of today to go from desk to dinner and to weddings on weekends!

MILLICENT ELIZABETH

Committed to producing timeless, ethical and wearable fashion solely using sustainable fibres. Known for its style and exceptional craftsmanship, each piece is designed and made in Adelaide, Australia.

Millicent Elizabeth provides luxurious 100% natural fibre clothing for modern women of today to go from desk to dinner and to weddings on weekends!


 
  PORTE À VIE   Porte-à-Vie is an expert curation of designer lingerie and intimate accessories, sourced from around the globe. The Porte-à-Vie collection ranges from delicate lace bralettes, briefs and bodysuits, to silky at- home loungewear, and everything in between. The most beautiful lingerie you could imagine for your wedding day, wedding night or honeymoon.

PORTE À VIE

Porte-à-Vie is an expert curation of designer lingerie and intimate accessories, sourced from around the globe. The Porte-à-Vie collection ranges from delicate lace bralettes, briefs and bodysuits, to silky at- home loungewear, and everything in between. The most beautiful lingerie you could imagine for your wedding day, wedding night or honeymoon.

  KESTER BLACK   Australia’s most ethical beauty brand - nail polish that’s kind on you and kind on the planet.  Kester Black blends ethics and beauty in a way that redefines the industry standard. Their products are cruelty free, palm oil free and vegan - always have been, and always will be! Choose a varnish for your day or gift a colour to your best ladies.

KESTER BLACK

Australia’s most ethical beauty brand - nail polish that’s kind on you and kind on the planet.

Kester Black blends ethics and beauty in a way that redefines the industry standard. Their products are cruelty free, palm oil free and vegan - always have been, and always will be! Choose a varnish for your day or gift a colour to your best ladies.

  KATE BEINKE - MAKEUP ARTIST   You can be the best makeup artist in the world, but if you're not a nice person, you're not going to get very far with your business.  I'm your basic daggy, (hopefully loveable) Australian girl. I'm committed to doing beautiful makeup and being a nice human to be around while I do.

KATE BEINKE - MAKEUP ARTIST

You can be the best makeup artist in the world, but if you're not a nice person, you're not going to get very far with your business.

I'm your basic daggy, (hopefully loveable) Australian girl. I'm committed to doing beautiful makeup and being a nice human to be around while I do.

 
  OVOLO NISHI HOTEL + NISHI GALLERY - VENUES   Not only are the Nishi Gallery and Ovolo Nishi Hotel the ultimate environments to experience what Mrs Fray has to offer you, they are incredible blank canvas's just ready and waiting for you to put your own unique mark on it as your wedding day venue. Host 150 of your nearest and dearest at a super chic cocktail affair at Nishi Gallery or a seated feasting banquet experience in the Mosaic Room catered by Monster Kitchen and Bar for 60.

OVOLO NISHI HOTEL + NISHI GALLERY - VENUES

Not only are the Nishi Gallery and Ovolo Nishi Hotel the ultimate environments to experience what Mrs Fray has to offer you, they are incredible blank canvas's just ready and waiting for you to put your own unique mark on it as your wedding day venue. Host 150 of your nearest and dearest at a super chic cocktail affair at Nishi Gallery or a seated feasting banquet experience in the Mosaic Room catered by Monster Kitchen and Bar for 60.

  DAN O'DAY PHOTOGRAPHY   Our friend Dan O’Day is an AIPP Master Photographer with two gold bars and is the current AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year.  Dan and Andi (one half of Mrs Fray) specialise in wedding and Fine Art photography. Dan is Influenced by his former life as a contemporary artist, Dan’s wedding images reflect the commitment to his art practice, refining techniques and constantly developing & refining his practice.

DAN O'DAY PHOTOGRAPHY

Our friend Dan O’Day is an AIPP Master Photographer with two gold bars and is the current AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year.

Dan and Andi (one half of Mrs Fray) specialise in wedding and Fine Art photography. Dan is Influenced by his former life as a contemporary artist, Dan’s wedding images reflect the commitment to his art practice, refining techniques and constantly developing & refining his practice.

  MILTON GAN PHOTOGRAPHY   Milton and Amy (one half of Mrs Fray) have over the past seven years at their boutique studio have had the privilege of documenting well over 250 wonderful weddings and their success tells us that they you love what they do. Focused on providing each of their couples with the best experience possible and finely crafted images and albums that they will treasure forever.  Our Friend Milton was NSW President: Australian Institute of Professional Photography 2014-16 and won a Silver Award: AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards 2018

MILTON GAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Milton and Amy (one half of Mrs Fray) have over the past seven years at their boutique studio have had the privilege of documenting well over 250 wonderful weddings and their success tells us that they you love what they do. Focused on providing each of their couples with the best experience possible and finely crafted images and albums that they will treasure forever.

Our Friend Milton was NSW President: Australian Institute of Professional Photography 2014-16 and won a Silver Award: AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards 2018

 
  ANNA TURNER WEDDINGS   Our friend Anna Turner is the talented beauty responsible for documenting the unveiling of Mrs Fray (as above). Not only is she a dab hand at capturing momentous celebrations, she is also a super nice human being to be around, the perfect buddy on your wedding day!

ANNA TURNER WEDDINGS

Our friend Anna Turner is the talented beauty responsible for documenting the unveiling of Mrs Fray (as above). Not only is she a dab hand at capturing momentous celebrations, she is also a super nice human being to be around, the perfect buddy on your wedding day!

Motion Reel Films

What can we say Julia and Kouyou of Motion Reel Films totally blew our minds when they produced not one but two amazing films of the set up and launch of Mrs Fray, check part one out above.

  MOXOM AND WHITNEY   The dream weavers a.k.a. Moxom + Whitney were the creative visionaries behind the amazing foliage installations at our pop up recently at the Nishi Gallery, Canberra (as seen above). Let Lou Lou and her team loose on your wedding floral dreams and be prepared to loose your mind!

MOXOM AND WHITNEY

The dream weavers a.k.a. Moxom + Whitney were the creative visionaries behind the amazing foliage installations at our pop up recently at the Nishi Gallery, Canberra (as seen above). Let Lou Lou and her team loose on your wedding floral dreams and be prepared to loose your mind!

  ANTHEA AND LYNDON - FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY   Our friends Anthea and Lyndon are your perfect match if your wedding is going to be one heck of a party – a celebration of love, family and friends! A passionate team of two who will document your wedding truthfully – all of it – the hugs, the tears and your best friend’s crazy dance moves.

ANTHEA AND LYNDON - FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Our friends Anthea and Lyndon are your perfect match if your wedding is going to be one heck of a party – a celebration of love, family and friends! A passionate team of two who will document your wedding truthfully – all of it – the hugs, the tears and your best friend’s crazy dance moves.

  THE MODERN CREATIVE   Canberra is bursting at the seams with creative talent and the guys at The Modern Creative are no exception. I don’t think they’ve ever seen such excited clients as us when they installed these beauties announcing our pop up residency at the Nishi Gallery recently . Design, print and signage are clearly their jams!

THE MODERN CREATIVE

Canberra is bursting at the seams with creative talent and the guys at The Modern Creative are no exception. I don’t think they’ve ever seen such excited clients as us when they installed these beauties announcing our pop up residency at the Nishi Gallery recently . Design, print and signage are clearly their jams!

  THE VINTAGE STYLUS - VINYL DJ COLLECTIVE   Good times are always guaranteed when Adam, The Vintage Stylus is in his element spinning vinyls all night long. We were lucky enough to spend the day groovin’ away with Adam and his smooth line up of tunes at our pop up at the Nishi Gallery.

THE VINTAGE STYLUS - VINYL DJ COLLECTIVE

Good times are always guaranteed when Adam, The Vintage Stylus is in his element spinning vinyls all night long. We were lucky enough to spend the day groovin’ away with Adam and his smooth line up of tunes at our pop up at the Nishi Gallery.

  HELLO MAY MAGAZINE   Not just a magazine at all really, it's a new kind of bridal blog, magazine and directory all rolled into one!  Hello May is the brainchild of Editor Sophie Lord. The creation of Hello May came about for one very simple reason. There’s a hell of a lot of awesomely talented and insanely creative people out there working to make the quirks of your wedding day every bit as unique, fun, and inspiring as you imagine it to be – we wanted to connect all those wonderful wedding vendors with inspired brides and grooms-to-be.

HELLO MAY MAGAZINE

Not just a magazine at all really, it's a new kind of bridal blog, magazine and directory all rolled into one!

Hello May is the brainchild of Editor Sophie Lord. The creation of Hello May came about for one very simple reason. There’s a hell of a lot of awesomely talented and insanely creative people out there working to make the quirks of your wedding day every bit as unique, fun, and inspiring as you imagine it to be – we wanted to connect all those wonderful wedding vendors with inspired brides and grooms-to-be.

  WEDSHED   Mel and Amy – two Aussie lasses who grew up together, travelled abroad together, and experienced the struggles of finding a wedding venue together. Who firmly believe that weddings should be about the people involved, not the traditions and spectacle that so many people sadly feel the pressure of.  WedShed is their way of helping like-minded and loved-up humans find awesome venues in which to say some nice words, share some rings, enjoy a glass of something delicious and have a boogie.

WEDSHED

Mel and Amy – two Aussie lasses who grew up together, travelled abroad together, and experienced the struggles of finding a wedding venue together. Who firmly believe that weddings should be about the people involved, not the traditions and spectacle that so many people sadly feel the pressure of.

WedShed is their way of helping like-minded and loved-up humans find awesome venues in which to say some nice words, share some rings, enjoy a glass of something delicious and have a boogie.