Ashlee Jones and Benjamin Hidalgo are not only partners in romance, but business too.
The pair, aged 29 and 24 respectively, run a fitness centre in Sydney. They met at a BMX event in 2010 — where Ben’s “muscles and tattoos” caught Ashlee’s attention. “The love blossomed and I moved from Newcastle to Sydney to live with Ben,” explains Ashlee. “Seven years later we have our own house, business and two fur babies who we love dearly.”
They married at their Curzon Hall wedding on October 28, 2016 in the presence of 90 guests. Despite wanting a destination wedding, the couple decided family was more important. “Our dream was to be married in Fiji, but unfortunately my husband’s grandparents could not travel, so a wedding in Sydney would be the perfect idea in order to have all our loved ones standing by our side,” the bride says.
As their business is a major priority for the pair, a honeymoon was put on hold. “We love what we do; changing people’s lives for the better,” smiles Ashlee.
Photos courtesy of Event Photography & Videography.
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With supply of peonies affected by bad weather, Ashlee almost didn’t have her dream bloom. But her florist came through. “On the day I was the only bride in Sydney with peonies.”
Janice Bradley – Family Celebrant married the happy couple in a garden setting.
Hopping from place to place for photos on your wedding day? Let Royalty Weddings get you around in their luxury transport. “Danny was our driver – he was the best!” says the bride.
Golden Touch Productions provided the couple with a photobooth at their reception as well as producing their wedding video.
Video by Golden Touch Productions.
Bomboniere: Modern Designs / Brides Accessories: Kate Ketzal / Brides Gown: Stella York / Brides Shoes: Badgley Mischka / Bridesmaids Accessories: Colette / Bridesmaids Dresses: Elissa Jay / Cake: D-Vine Creations by Adriana / Celebrant: Janice Bradley - Family Celebrant / Entertainment: Mr. Alex Bainy / Flowers: My Little Peony / Grooms Attire: Politix / Grooms Shoes: Connor / Groomsmen Attire: Politix / Groomsmen Shoes: Connor / Hair: Bridal Hair by Nicole / Invitations: Etsy - LittlePinkBowDesigns / Makeup: About That Glow / Photobooth: Golden Touch Productions / Photographer: Event Photography / Rings: Michael Hill Jeweller / Transport: Royalty Weddings / Venue: Curzon Hall / Venue Decor: Prop My Party, Love at First Bite Events / Videographer: Golden Touch Productions / Wedding Night Accommodation: Shangri La Hotel Sydney