Girlfriends know you like no other and are the perfect matchmakers in some circumstances.
When Seth Roberts swanned past Adriana Porcelli he caught not just her eye, but her friend’s as well. “When he first walked past me I thought he was handsome and suggested to one of my best friends “there’s one for you,” smiles Adriana. “He returned and questioned if I was talking about him or to him.” Adriana was quick to explain they were saying “all good things” and later they shared their first kiss.
The couple later moved to Adelaide, renting separately at first, but Adriana was wooed by Seth’s cooking skills. “When not at his house for tea I would have microwave meals,” she laughs.
Following Adriana’s dream to join the RAAF, they moved to Wagga Wagga and adopted two kelpies. Then it was back to Adelaide where they collected a cat. Nine years later – they were engaged!
Their Adelaide wedding on May 9, 2015 was like a “big celebration” according to the couple. Fittingly, they gave their guests either crystal wine stoppers or vintage key bottle openers.
Photos courtesy of Photoplay Studios.
Adriana’s sparkler was from Michael Hill and Seth’s band is a brushed titanium design.
A “dress connoisseur,” Adriana graced two gowns; a Jack Sullivan design for the ceremony and Vera Wang for the reception.
The couple’s four-tier wedding cake was a How Sweet It Is creation in unusual flavours: Apricot and Baileys; cherry; mint; and banana caramel.
Bomboniere: Crystal wine stoppers, Vintage key bottle openers / Brides Accessories: Swarovski, Michael Hill Jeweller, eBay / Brides Gown: Bridal On Pulteney, Jack Sullivan, Vera Wang / Brides Shoes: Forever New, Alan Pinkus / Bridesmaid Shoes: Betts / Bridesmaids Accessories: Lovisa, Michael Hill Jeweller / Bridesmaids Dresses: Review / Cake: How Sweet It Is / Celebrant: Chaplain Patrick Garton / Ceremony Music: Louis Mayfield / Entertainment: Entertainment Adelaide, Amie Bell, Craig Doe / Flowers: Indy Rose / Gift Registry: Wishing well / Grooms Attire: Adelaide Suits Direct / Grooms Shoes: Blaq / Groomsmen Attire: Adelaide Suits Direct / Groomsmen Shoes: Own shoes / Hair: Studio 807 / Honeymoon: Tamassa Resort, Mauritius, Perth / Invitations: Paper Romance / Lolly Buffet: The Mac Factory, Just Bliss, Charlie Bucket, Paper Romance / Makeup: Sphere Cosmetics & Formal Essence Hair Design / Photobooth: Entertainment Adelaide / Photographer: Photoplay Studios / Rings: Michael Hill Jeweller / Venue: Hotel Richmond Adelaide / Venue Decor: DIY / Videographer: Premiere Films / Wedding Night Accommodation: Majestic Roof Garden Hotel / Wedding Planner: Kate Grope