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As we enter our 6th year of producing The WedLuxe Show, presented by Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering, and sponsored by Kleinfeld Hudson’s Bay and Tempur-Pedic, the word is officially out – this is NOT your typical wedding show! Our guests are immersed in an unparalleled world of luxury throughout the entire event––each attendee will experience delicious and delightfully wonderful takeaways at all touch points. 

Ticket quantities are limited so don’t delay, get yours today here: bit.ly/WedLuxeShowTix

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Without further ado, we are excited to reveal that “Wanderlust: A Love of Travel”  is our show theme and guiding inspiration as WedLuxe becomes your ultimate host––with global travel and hospitality-styling providing unlimited luxury wedding inspiration.

This year we are thrilled to announce that Marta Urbanowicz of artam design joins the show as Event Design Director, with Kim Miyama of Kim Miyama Events as Event Logistics Planning Partner. Last year’s incredible show was brought to life in part by Alan Bisson of FireDog Creative and his talented team and we could not be more excited to share that the FireDog Creative team is returning this year as our Live Event Support Sponsor. Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. is our official Show Furniture Supplier for the sixth year in a row (THANK YOU Peter and team!), and Eventure Custom Environments and Event Draping is our Event Draping Partner.

Now, we’d love to take you on a brief tour of the show and give you a little taste of what you can expect!

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College Park Main Floor

Upon arrival, guests will enter the ‘WedLuxe Lobby of Luxury’ (College Park Main Floor Foyer). Check-in happens at the “Front Desk” where guests will receive their wristband and programme/passport (outlining each experiential area, Show sponsors by area, and exhibitor map). A custom-outfitted WedLuxe “Bellman” will accompany guests on their trip to the 7th floor.

Space design by artam design • Furniture provided by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. •  Vinyl installations by Event Graffiti • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

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7th Floor Foyer

Stepping out of the elevator onto the 7th floor, guests will be wowed by our Grand Entry, “The Palm.”

Created by Marta Urbanowicz of artam design, a custom-built facade will conjure up tropical luxury vibes channeling Palm Beach.

Space design by artam design • Chandeliers provided by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. • Vinyl installations by Dance Floor Décor • Live Event Support by FireDog Creative • Draping by Eventure Custom Environments and Event Draping • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

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Clipper Room

The coveted WedLuxe Gifting Suite returns with a twist for 2017!

Here, guests receive and fill complimentary custom-printed WedLuxe tote bags from Creative Bag, with a selection of products curated by WedLuxe. Guests will choose from, and receive, items ranging from bespoke paper stationery to beauty products, including luxury face masks from Radford and gift cards from Her Majesty’s Pleasure. Each guest will also receive a special gift from WedLuxe!

Space design by artam design • Furniture provided by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. • Vinyl installations and signage by Event Graffiti • Draping by Eventure Custom Environments and Event Draping • Live Event Support by FireDog Creative • Graphic design by WedLuxe • Stationery Sponsors: Ivorie Paperie, Cadence Design, Paper & Poste • Beauty Gifting Sponsors: Radford, Her Majesty’s Pleasure, Elizabeth Arden, Biore, John Frieda.

 

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Round Room

Making her North American debut, Russia’s leading event designer Maria Kamenskaya, presents The Winter Palace Menagerie Bar––an art installation inspired by rare exotic birds that once wandered the gilded courtyard of the iconic Winter Palace.

Produced in collaboration with Opus Events Production, Flowers Time, and Engineered Arts this awe-inspiring 360-degree art installation houses our bubbly bar with complimentary Prosecco samples by Ruffino (Constellation Brands).
Live Event Support by FireDog Creative • Vinyl installations by Event Graffiti • Presented in association with Ailiks Events • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

 

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Sky Room

Designed by artam design, the Mirage Lounge & Spa is a beautiful Moroccan-inspired palatial oasis for relaxing, unwinding, and indulging. In the lounge section of the room, guests will enjoy spa-inspired passed appetizers and refreshing beverages from Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering. In the spa section, guests can indulge in beauty or spa services from Radford or Her Majesty’s Pleasure. Here, guests enter to win a luxe bachelorette night out for seven from Her Majesty’s Pleasure!

Space design by artam design • Furniture provided by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. •  Laser-cut dividers, vinyl ceiling, and decals by Dance Floor Décor • Draping by Eventure Custom Environments and Event Draping • Custom-printed carpet by Reznick Carpets • Live Event Support (Rigging, Lighting, Audio) by FireDog Creative • Floral design and structure by Decor & More • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

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Concert Hall Stage

On the main stage of the concert hall, you will find grandeur designed for royalty! Here, Fine Cakes by Zehra, Biji Planners, and G.P.S. Decors present an opulent gallery inspired by Parisian palaces featuring ornate architectural backdrops, multiple embellished cakes, lush florals, a royal garden and so much more. In addition to an abundance of luxury wedding inspiration, each guest that visits the stage will receive their very own sweet takeaway!

Space concept, design and production by Biji Planners, Fine Cakes by Zehra, G.P.S. Decors • Draping by Eventure Custom Environments and Event Draping • Live Event Support by FireDog CreativeVinyl installations by Event GraffitiGraphic design by WedLuxe.

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Concert Hall (Under Mezzanine)

We’re bringing the outdoors in with this high-end glamping-meets-luxury-hotel-suite experience, presented by Tempur-Pedic. Guests can test out the “Tempur-Enchant” mattress, while one lucky couple will have a chance to win their very own Tempur-Pedic mattress by snapping a photo in front of a beautiful custom-built floral bed frame and sharing it on Instagram.

Guests will also be able to receive a $500 coupon towards their very own Tempur-Pedic mattress (when purchased through the Hudson’s Bay Gift Registry)! Just see any of our glamping hosts/hostesses (dressed in bespoke chic pyjamas by KIP.) for more details!

Space design by artam design • Furniture provided by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. • “Enchant Mattress,” “Reflexion” adjustable base, and pillows provided by Tempur-Pedic • Cotton Candy provided by Fancy Pufs • Pajama sets provided by KIP.

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Back Bar Foyer

Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering present a culinary trip around-the-world with interactive, market-style food tastings inspired by cities around the world. Guests will be invited to pack a mini suitcase with yummy treats!

Space design and custom build by artam design • Catering by Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering • Balloons by Balloon Corporate Events • Vinyl Installations by Dance Floor DécorLive Event Support by FireDog Creative • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

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College Park Main Floor

A place where guests or exhibitors can easily reach a volunteer or WedLuxe staff member for all Show weekend inquiries.

Furniture by Contemporary Furniture Rentals Inc. • Vinyl installation and signage by Event Graffiti • Graphic design by WedLuxe.

We can’t wait to see you at the show! Early ticket pricing is available until January 8 – make sure to get yours (while they last) here: bit.ly/WedLuxeShowTix

We’d love to hear your thoughts! Please leave a comment!

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Joella and Jason were married in a modern “Winter meets Spring” wedding at The Carlu, an Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering property, with a decidedly fashion-forward spin. The couple’s ceremony was set up to mimic a runway show and they exchanged their vows beneath a dramatic 10-ft tall plexiglass chuppah, with lit pillar candles placed inside its roof, creating a glowing effect. A starry sky like reception followed, which included a magnificent, showstopping draped ceiling with soft, twinkling lights. Romance was truly in the air for this celebration!

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

Photography By: Ikonica

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Photography • Ikonica, Planning • Melissa Baum Events, Decor and Floral Design • Nous Design Group, Venue • The Carlu, Stationery Design • Ferris Wheel Press, Gown and Veil • Vera Wang, Bride's Shoes • Gianvito Rossi from The Room at Hudson's Bay, Bride's Earrings • Chanel, Bracelet • GAMA International, Hair Stylist • Noorin Waldriff of Chrysalis Medi Spa, Makeup Artist • Michelle Margulis and Shelley Zimner of Beauty of Makeup, Formal Wear • MADE Clothing, Groom's Shoes • Custom-made Jordans from Ceezem Customs, Groom's Shirt • Givenchy, Cufflinks • Louis Vuitton, Wedding Bands • Westrock Diamonds, Bridesmaids Dresses • Tome; Zimmermann; BCBG; twobirdsMonique Lhuillier; Amsale, Ceremony Furniture Rentals • Divine Furniture Rental, Aisle Runner • Reznick Carpets, Seating Chart Design • Ferris Wheel Press, Seating Chart Production; Dance Floor and Bar Decals • Event Graffiti, Laser Cut Butterflies • Etsy, Wall Draping • Enzo Mercuri Designs, Ceiling Draping • Freeman Audio Visual, Lighting/AV • AVindustries, Linen Rentals • Have A Seat, Chairs • Detailz Couture Event Rentals, Photo Booth • Party Impressions, Cotton Candy Cart • Fancy Pufs, Late-Night Food • McDonald's, Dancing Shoes • Lightinthebox.com, Cake Design • E & R Sweetery, Macaron Tower • Bobbette & Belle, Sweet Table Candy • Johnvince Foods, Sweet Table Candy Bags • ForYourParty.com, Catering • Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering, Entertainment • The Universal Boogie Band (Ceremony); Magen Boys Entertainment (Reception), Cinematography • Freshsox, Transportation • A Rolls Choice

We’d love to hear your thoughts! Please leave a comment!

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Foodies, this wedding is for you! Today, we’re sharing the STUNNING downtown Toronto “I Do’s” of Oliver & Bonacini's President Andrew Oliver to Alana MacDonald. The wedding was a sleek city soirée designed to celebrate the couple’s true romance with a masterful culinary celebration worthy of the famed O&B brand.

Natalie Ho of Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering provided full-service planning for the celebration that took place at Arcadian Loft last fall. Andrew and Alana worked closely with Natalie to produce a grand-scale event that still felt intimate and party-like. “It was important to us that our celebration included an incredible meal, really great music, and a gorgeous, candlelit setting. We wanted everyone, not just us, to have the time of their lives,” says Alana.

Amazing food was unsurprisingly a major component of the event! The couple worked closely with Executive Chef Jamie Meireles and Chef de Cuisine Michael Robertson of Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering to create memorable food experiences that would wow guests throughout the evening. A dozen different varieties of canapés were served during cocktail hour, and dinner entrées ranged from a hearty grilled rib eye & slow roasted cap to a lighter fare of broiled sustainable sea bass & lobster bisque.

You can read all about the wedding, captured by a team of four photographers, in the new Summer/Fall 2015 issue of WedLuxe Magazine and see the celebration come to life in the beautiful video from James Frodyma Wedding Films at the end of the post.

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Garrison McArthur Photographers

Photography by: Paula Wilson

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

Photography by: Tory Lovekin

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Photography • Tory Lovekin, Paula Wilson, James Oliver Fotografie, and Garrison McArthur Photographers, Planning • Natalie Ho of Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering, Floral and Decor • Jackie O, Event Design Assistance • Fifth Element Group, Getting Ready Venue (Bride and Groom) • Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, Ceremony and Reception Venue • Arcadian Loft, Gown • Pnina Tornai from Kleinfeld New York, Shoes • Jimmy Choo from Holt Renfrew, Hair and Makeup • Steve Roy, Bridesmaid Dresses • Kleinfeld Hudson's Bay, Formal Wear • Garrison Bespoke, Stationery • Kleinfeld Paper Hudson's Bay, Catering • Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering, Cupcakes • Bobbette & Belle, Rentals • Chair-man Mills (Linens), Exclusive Affair Rentals (Charger plates), Custom Dance Floor • Dance Floor Décor, Entertainment • Sole Power Productions (DJ and Vocalist),  Transportation • Uber, Fun Services • Get The Booth, Lighting/ AV • Solepower Productions and Freeman Audio Visual, Video/Cinematography • James Frodyma Wedding Films

We’d love to hear your thoughts! Please leave a comment!

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

This downtown Toronto wedding from Purple Tree Photography is filled with elegant details and beautiful floral displays. Lindsay and Chris said “I Do” last summer at Malaparte, an Oliver & Bonacini event space located in the heart of the city’s entertainment district.

Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design orchestrated the floral and decor for the event, including Lindsay’s Pinterest-worthy bouquet with blooms in soft shades of peach, pink, purple, and ivory. The photos of the oh-so-happy bride twirling in her Jenny Packham gown are guaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

Photography by: Purple Tree Photography

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Photography • Purple Tree Photography, Floral & Decor • Rachel A. Clingen Design, Venue • Malaparte, Gown • Jenny Packham, Shoes • Brian Atwood, Rings • Symbolic Creations, Jewellery • Bauble Bar, Makeup • Stephanie Flores, Hair • Lana Vaisbrod, Bridesmaid Dresses • Bill Levkoff from Jealous Bridesmaids, Catering • Oliver & Bonacini, Entertainment • Durham String Trio

We’d love to hear your thoughts! Please leave a comment!