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 and photographer Rene Vaile, Chelsea Gardens is based in the Southern Highlands, but available to anyone, anywhere.

Our 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.

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 — Lightning
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

Chelsea Gardens was founded by Georgia. Having worked as a stylist in Australia and London for over 15 years, Georgia has used  her categorical understanding of style and emerging trends to steer the creative direction of each element of Chelsea Gardens.

Georgia is available for event planning, design, production, brand activation, fashion & interior styling.

Rene Vaile

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

Jack Milenkovic

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

Montana Valich

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

Jackie Shaw

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

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