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Here at the Academy, we deal with this question every day. It’s great to chat to so many aspiring wedding and event pros who are making the empowering decision to take control of their career and follow their dreams. Back when our CEO Kylie started her wedding and events business, wedding planning was rarely considered a ‘real’ career profession. Roll forward to today and a career as a

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If you are a wedding or event planner new to the art of table styling, you may wonder what exactly goes into the polished creations you see on Instagram, Pinterest and on your favorite blogs. While every tabletop is different, they generally share the basic elements and steps of design. These are our top tips for Table Styling 101. Client Input First, you need to know what look

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Passion is such a big word. It comes with a lot of pressure and expectation. Hearing someone talk about the career they love and are passionate about can make you feel isolated because you don’t have that and furthermore, you don’t even know what it is. In my experience most of us don’t just find the career we are passionate about, sitting there before us, waiting for us to

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Gone are the days when only celebrities and the wealthy hired a Wedding Stylist.  The trend for personalised weddings has seen more and more couples choosing to include a Wedding Stylist in their wedding day dream team.  But you might be wondering, how do I become a Wedding Stylist? But First, What Does A Wedding Stylist Do? The line between Stylist and Planner can be blurry (and you

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Over the years I can’t count how many styled shoots I have planned and been a part of. While we don’t see quite as many styled shoots taking place now I still believe they are such a great tool for building up your portfolio and networks. Here are 5 key steps to take when planning a Styled Shoot: Work out the purpose of the shoot You need to

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Unless you’ve been on a social media hiatus over the last few weeks, you will know that on the 4th January the Academy released their International Wedding Trend Report for 2019. The report features so many beautifully planned, designed and styled wedding inspiration shoots from talented supplier teams from around the world. Inspired by this, we’ve been talking all things wedding styling on the Academy blog this month. If

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