Chelsea Gardens is an events company that draws on the talents of Australia’s most revered creatives to deliver incredibly beautiful, original and memorable weddings, launches and celebrations.
Founded by stylist Georgia Ashdown, Chelsea Gardens is based in the Southern Highlands, but available to anyone, anywhere.
Our Wedding Styling and Event Design services include
01 — Event management
Any or every element of your event brought to life through beauty, individualised style and care.
02 — Event Styling
Event, floral and fashion stylists to create an aesthetic as beautiful as it is original.
03 — Photography
Some of Australia’s biggest names across portrait, fashion and celebrity photography there to capture memories to that will be treasured for generations.
04 — Dining
Cuisine from top tier restaurants directly to the plates of your guests.
05 — Bespoke Bridal/Groomswear
Work with one of our stylists and fashion designers collaboratively to create custom wedding wear for brides and grooms.
06 — Locations
Our team can open the doors and gates to some of the most beautiful and unused spaces, typically only used for film and fashion shoots. For weddings we work with beautiful venues around Australia.
07 — Music
Label A&Rs, musicians, DJs and music supervisors from catwalks, TV and film are all available to set the mood for every moment.
08 — Invitations
Have your invites created by famous artists, illustrators and graphic designers.
09 — Floral
Your celebration in full bloom. From the corsage and bouquet to table and room floral styling.
10 — Interiors
Style consulting and interior showrooms, from soft furnishing to furniture, settings and table styling.
11 — Lighting
Light up your life. Every mood curated and catered for, using talents from theatre, film and music lighting specialists.
12 — Staffing
From the celebrant to the DJ to the wait staff and those managing every minute of the event.
Today we are
Georgia Ashdown founded Chelsea Gardens in 2019. Georgia uses her categorical understanding of style and emerging trends to steer the creative direction of each element of Chelsea Gardens.
Having worked with numerous organisations over a successful 20 year career in including [British Vogue, ELLE, ELLE girl, Sunday Magazine, MTV Australia, Delicious] in relation to both the planning and styling of fashion shoots and events, Georgia set up Chelsea Gardens to do things differently- to provide a creative unique, exciting and personal service for clients.
Georgia is available for event planning, design, production, brand activation, fashion & interior styling.
New Zealand born and Australian based photographer Rene Vaile is renowned for his vibrant portrayals of contemporary pop culture.
Rene's work is both considered and spontaneous and reveals a 'joy for life; that makes you envious of the adventures portrayed.
Rene is available for photography
With his background as creative director at Vogue Living, Belle and GQ Australia magazines, and as founder of multi- disciplinary design practice Atelier Lab, with more than 17 years of editorial experience means Jack knows how to pool the best talent and coordinate production to create vibrant, engaging content. Jack Milenkovic has pioneered the esteemed changes in the creative landscape of Vogue Living, Belle Magazine and GQ Australia.
Jack harnesses his experience to offer services including creative direction, Interior design, branding, styling and set design. Catering for human interaction (storytelling and identity) and fostering greater connection.
Jack is available for creative direction, interior design, production, set design, brand activation
One of Australia’s most preeminent multi-talented stylists, working across top tier brands and magazine titles. Having studied Interior Design at Sydney’s CATC and cut her teeth assisting the industry’s biggest names, Montana has established herself in the industry as a creative who enjoys collaborating with photographers, clients and agencies to produce beautiful and timeless images and memorable event experiences.
Montana entered the world of food styling when she became Market Editor and Stylist for Donna Hay Magazine, capitalising on her innate ability to understand market trends, suppliers and translate a clients’ wishes into a visual wonderland.
Montana is available for interior design, interior & food styling & tablescapes
Classic silhouettes with a hint of quirk and a bohemian twist characterise Jackie Shaw’s style. Whether it’s working with luxury designer collections, celebrated Australian brands or high street fashion, Jackie’s combination of elegance, polish and a sense of humour make way for engaging looks with a truly modern style.
Jackie has a wealth of editorial experience producing and styling shoots for clients including Harpers’ Bazaar and Harpers’ Bazaar Bride, ELLE, Instyle, L'Officiel Singapore and Qantas Magazine. She has collaborated with celebrities including Cate Blanchett, Asher Keddie, Dita Von Teese and Chris Hemsworth while also producing work for advertising clients including Westfield, David Jones and Sony.
Jackie Shaw is available for styling
Tory Waller transforms people, places and parties exceeding the expectation of any client.The Australian design consultant has more than a decade of experience working in Europe and the Middle East. Her vast portfolio spans all disciplines from Harper’s Bazaar cover shoots, to freelance corporate work, designing and executing small and large events for high luxury brands and VIPs @toryjwaller @mrswolfe.australia
Tory is available for Event Planning & Event Design; Interior Styling & Design.
After starting his career as a chef in Bowral in the 90's, Alex has gone on to work as head chef at The Welcome Hotel in Sydney; Surveyor General in the Southern Highlands; as well as Bistroteque & The Princess in London.
With a passion for French bistro & English gastro pub cooking, he is also passionate about Indian and Asian culture with a preference to cook with quality of produce sourced locally and sustainably.
Alex is a qualified cooking teacher and has 20 years of experience in catering, also running his own cafe in Sydney for seven years before moving back to the Highlands in 2017 with his family.
Alexander is available for Catering & Private Dining
Get in touch
To discuss potential future events, please contact us.