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Best Wedding Videographers in Toronto and GTA 2020

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Wedding Videography is a challenging and powerful way to capture the emotional moment of your wedding day. Every bride-to-be wants to relive the amazing moments of their wedding day. We want to help you find the perfect wedding videographer for you. We have compiled a list of the best wedding videographer in Toronto and GTA. As each one has their own style and preference, the list is in alphabetical order. These are the Top Wedding Videographers in Toronto and GTA nominated by Best for Bride. Enjoy exploring and admiring their beautiful works of art! We have also included Frequently Asked Questions for Videographers at the bottom of the post.

Aperture Lane

Aperture Lane is a witty and warm-hearted wedding brand based in North York best know for its meaningful and cinematic wedding films.

You won’t find the music video style or montage style wedding videos with Aperture Lane. Instead, Ryan and his team work with fun, authentic and classy couples to turn the footage from their weddings into meaningful, artistic videos. The team believes that taking the time to tell an intentional story around the wedding day will allow their Aperture Lane couples to appreciate their keepsakes for many years to come. In establishing the brand, Aperture Lane’s diverse clientele is proof that their storytelling method is not for a particular bunch, but rather a universally appreciated style. Their online platforms showcase faces and celebrations from various cultures ranging from Western style, South Asian, Jewish, West-African and many more. This embodies Aperture Lane’s slogan: Stories bring us all together.

Team Aperture Lane works meticulously to strike a balance between getting the best quality of footage and providing the best experience for their couples and the guests. Couples often forget Ryan and his team are present because of their non-obtrusive workflow where they try their hardest to capture those precious moments with minimal impact on the attendees. They quietly document during the formal portions and enthusiastically direct and encourage their couples during the photo sessions in order to get organic reactions to enhance their films later on. Aside from creating thoughtful narratives with his couples, Ryan, the head of Aperture Lane, is committed to educating brides along their journey to marriage. In addition to intentional social media posts, Ryan has a weekly segment called Wednesday Wisdom by Aperture Lane, where he provides tips to help brides improve their experience with planning their videography, photography and schedule for their wedding day.

At some point in your interaction with Aperture Lane, you’ll very likely find yourself getting emotional during a film, getting inspired by tips or just shaking your head at the shameless dad jokes and humour that pop up frequently there.

Website: https://www.aperturelane.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aperturelane/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aperturelane

Dreamfilms Wedding Videography

My name is Rapheal and I am the owner of Dreamfilms Wedding Videography, based in Brampton Ontario.

 I believe what sets me apart from most wedding videographers are these three things:

  • I don’t capture love stories – this is a positive thing, hear me out: I think it’s disrespectful to limit a love story to a couple of hours or days. A wedding is just one elaborate chapter in a much bigger ‘love story’. What I capture is the detail, emotion and the essence of how that chapter will be remembered.
  • No awkward poses: I don’t give my clients commands like “move your hand behind you head” or “tilt your head up but keep your eyes down” etc. I know these people aren’t hollywood actors and actresses. I simply film things as they happen, and I love the natural reactions I see. Think about it. The last time you were asked to do something in a specific way while being filmed probably felt awkward, right? My clients never have to worry about this feeling with me
  • Amazing audio: they say half of what makes a great video, is having great audio. That is true in every way. I absolutely pride myself on audio production in my films. When I show up on a wedding day, capturing enough audio to create a story in my films is my number one priority. Everyone will pull out their phones during the wedding ceremony and reception, but it takes a true professional to capture vows at the altar or the speech a father will make to his daughter.

Website: www.dreamfilms.ca
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dreamfilms.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dreamfilms.ca

Fadi Films

While they say a picture is worth a thousand words, I say a film is worth a million.

To be given the opportunity to capture what is to be the most important day in a couple’s life is a responsibility that I’m proud to be apart of.

I firmly believe that every couple has their own unique story, and every one of my weddings reflect this. My cinematic approach to wedding filmmaking allows me to open the creative envelope to curate a wedding film that takes a unique approach to storytelling – one that is full of the tears, joys and excitement that you experienced on your wedding day.

Every couple has a story unique to their journey together – what’s your story?

Website: www.fadifilms.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/fadifilms
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fadifilms

Five Feet Above Productions

Fivefeetabove Productions is a Cinematography and Photography Media Production Company that has challenged the Wedding and Corporate industry to create change and recognize extraordinary art. 

Fivefeetabove Productions started with a growing passion to create storyboards, editing film pieces together and inspiring a growing audience in the year of August, 2013. Marwah Khan Izzeddin started Fivefeetabove Productions through her passion of storytelling with visionary art. It all started with her passion for creating YouTube videos on things that she loved and broke boundaries. “I just wanted to pick up the camera and film and edit anything and everything that came in my way.” Said Marwah Khan Izzeddin at the young age of 19. Soon enough, her growing passion for the Arts became more than just a hobby when she decided to film her first International Fashion Festival, which was held in the heart of Downtown, Toronto. Later then, Marwah Khan Izzeddin began to do photoshoots for editorial covers, fashion magazines, bloggers and other influencers.

She fell in love with her passion for filmmaking and storytelling. After receiving her first gig for a Wedding, she knew that this was her calling. Marwah Khan Izzeddin, was one of the first South Asian & Middle-Eastern female filmmakers to enter the industry and break the cultural taboo that women don’t belong in this industry. “It was a difficult ride. I remember my own family members telling me that women in this industry can’t have families or a stable home.” It was then that Marwah Khan Izzeddin realized that she will do anything and everything to break this norm and prove to the world that women are capable of becoming successful filmmakers.

Website: www.fivefeetabove.ca
Instagram: www.instagram.com/fivefeetabove
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fivefeetabove

HenjoFilms

Here at HenjoFilms, our number one goal is to tell love stories beautifully on film.

Love stories that are truly unique to each couple. That’s why we’re so proud that throughout our 10 years in the wedding videography business, we’ve consistently been told by our couples that they are amazed at how our videos capture the essence of ‘them’ in a matter of minutes! Even strangers feel like they know our couples after watching their highlight films.

Although we film cinematically with beauty, light and the best angles in mind, candid moments rule all when choosing where our attention lies on a wedding day! Those stolen moments are the ones that our couples truly want to see and remember. ‘I didn’t know you captured that!’ is the best kind of feedback for us! We’ve been known to hide in a bush or two.

Our magic lies in the editing room, where we focus in on the love, the emotion, the humour and basically all the FEELS from the big day. No stone is left unturned as we sift through tonnes of footage and piece together a work that truly captures the personalities, quirks, and journeys of our clients as couples!  

Better than telling you, we will let our films do the talking!

Website: www.henjofilms.com 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/henjofilms
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/henjofilms

Ina Onat media

Ina Onat media, led by Ina, is a wedding film company that is based out of the Greater Toronto Area.

Her style is cinematic storytelling which uses beautiful clips of the couple paired with a perfect song and audio to help you relive the best moments of your wedding. Ina captures the romance, fun and tears of your wedding. She makes an effort to get to know her couples so she can tailor the film to their unique personality and is a genuine and positive person to work alongside. Your wedding memories will be in reliable hands and all you need to do is be present and enjoy the day!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/inaonatmedia/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/INAONATmedia/

Jonathan Productions 

Jonathan Productions was born in 2012 by the passionate, self-taught, husband-and-wife duo, Jonathan & Natalie Lewis who have survived 8 long years of working together everyday, without pulling each other’s hair out (for the most part) .

Specializing first in weddings, the JPro team have been privileged to shoot videos for a wide range of industries from real estate, to food and beverage to fashion shows and everything in between. The only way to tell a great story on camera, is to understand the history, and motivation behind each project. This is why at Jpro, we believe in the importance of building a genuine connection with you and understanding your vision, before getting to work.You may not be an actor, but you are the superhero of every pivotal moment in your life (preferably Batman). At Jonathan Productions we recognize that, and our goal is to create mini masterpieces that will serve as a tool to trigger emotion, and inspiration every time you watch it.

Website: http://www.jonathanproductions.ca/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonathanproductionsinc/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnathanProductions/

Norris Films

Over the years, we’ve now grown into an intimate team of award-winning videographers ready to create amazing wedding cinema.

We get inspired by your candid moments and go along with the adventure on your special day. Leave it to us to transform your day into a heart-warming, beautiful, and timeless film for you to keep.

Our goal is to challenge ourselves to make each video more awesome than the last.  Based on the events of your wedding day and your personalities, we creatively edit your wedding video by piecing together layers of video, dialogue, and music to create an artistic, and usually non-chronological visual story of your wedding day.  Our style is soft, beautiful, but playful. We believe timeless wedding videos involve romantic moments that make you cry combined with whimsical moments to make you laugh. Let us take you on a bit of a fun rollercoaster ride as you relive your wedding day over and over again.

Website: https://www.norrisfilms.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/norrisfilms/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorrisFilms/

SDE Weddings

We are SDE Weddings®. Toronto’s premier wedding videography, cinematography and photo booth rental company.

SDE Weddings had humble beginnings as a handful of home-grown Torontonian film aficionados, storytellers, videography connoisseurs who were all united in a passion for capturing life’s most precious memories in all its fullest. From our very first moments filming our own home movies to playing an essential part on the centre stage in filming a countless number of wedding celebrations for a plenitude of pleased couples, we aim in earnest to provide our very best work in delivering you unforgettable memories to last a lifetime.

Website: https://sdeweddings.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SDEWeddings/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SDEWeddings

SevenSeas Productions

I’ve been a videographer for about 10 years now having directed and produced promotional and fictional content In Canada, the US, the UK & Italy. 

I started shooting weddings to tell more intimate stories, to capture those pure moments of joy and happiness. Nothing we shoot is cookie-cutter, every film, every story is a bespoke design, inspired by you and your adventure together. 

I know what it’s like to not want a camera shoved in your face. Which is why we always go for the candid, unscripted moments of your day. The moments you share that remind each of you why you’ve chosen to spend your lives together. The moments you’ll want to look back on and share with family, friends and for generations to come.

Website: www.sevenseasproductions.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com/sevenseasprod

Twenty5 Films

We are a husband and wife team that is passionate about capturing love in a story-telling way!

We hand craft our wedding films that captivates every, smile, laughter, and tears.  Our films are timeless, and every time our couples watch their films, or even strangers who watch other wedding couples films, they tell us that they are full of emotion and happiness!

Whether it is the anticipation of the groom patiently waiting to see his bride for the first time, you can hear his heart beat.   Whether it’s the moment the bride walks down the aisle, you can see the smiles, and tears of the guests.  Every moving picture filmed is meticulously edited with the perfect note, and sound of music, giving you that moment that will take you back in time forever!  This is why we love filming, and making wedding films.  We absolutely love it!

Our weddings don’t define the kind of weddings we love to shoot by style or budget. We film every wedding with heart. Whether it’s rustic or glamorous, luxury or DIY.  Your love story is what matters to us. We love working with couples who are just as excited as we are to have their wedding day filmed.  Whether they are camera shy, or not, or excited to tell every detail of their love story, it’s our job to make the couple comfortable on camera.  It’s their biggest day of their year, and we want you to love every moment of it!

Outside of weddings, we are parents to a beautiful boy. We love food, and travel. If we’re not filming weddings, we’re filming ourselves! We love making videos that we can look back on and watch for ages!

Instagram: www.instagram.com/twenty5films
Facebook: www.facebook.com/twenty5films

ZiMakesFilms

We are Jhos & Zim – We are a husband and wife duo behind the cameras, capturing raw, intimate, and honest emotions. We always say, that stories are not meant to be just seen, but felt.

Our goal is to make a film that celebrates you as a couple and captures the essence of your wedding. During the wedding day, we capture moments as they naturally unfold and bring the best of the day together in the edit to create cinematic films you’ll want to watch over and over again. We do this out of passion. We wouldn’t know how to live otherwise. This is an ever-growing love that continues in our hearts and we want to share in that with you.

Zim was born and raised in a small coastal town of Venezuela called Puerto La Cruz. Zim grew up with a passion for storytelling, creating short stories with friends. When he’s not filming events or editing films, Zim can often be found networking or meeting new people, cooking some of his favorite recipes, watching movies or binge-watching tv series, listening to the soundtracks of his favorite movies, playing a casual soccer game, laughing at really bad jokes, writing and planning his next narrative project.

Jhoselyn, Filmmaker and Graphic Designer.  Jhos has left her artistic mark wherever she goes. Fueled by her passion for creating beautiful things, she uses her talents to craft meaningful and timeless stories and now, to capture special events on film. Though travel and the arts are her first loves, Jhos enjoys visiting art expositions, kayaking in summer, and learning people’s stories. She finds inspiration in getting to know and becoming a part of others’ lives.

Website : http://www.zimakesfilms.com/
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/zimakesfilms/
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/zimakesfilm/

FAQ – Wedding Videographers

Is a wedding videographer necessary for a wedding?

This is a personal question and every has their own opinion on whether wedding videographers are essential to have at a wedding. Budget and the size of the wedding are big factors as well. However, I believe that if it is possible, you will not regret having a wedding videographer. They are experts at capturing the most precious and emotional moments of your wedding in real time. You might regret not having one when you want to relive those moments in a couple years.

Do we meet the videographer before the wedding?

This question depends on the videographer but the majority recommend a meeting in advance. This meeting is first of all meet each other and get comfortable. During the meeting, you will discuss what specifically you’d want to get on tape, and if you have any special requests for the film.

Do wedding videographers get along with wedding photographers?

Yes, most videographers love working with photographers. Videographers understand that photographers want to capture beautiful pictures just as much as videographers want to create beautiful films. Do not worry about having both a photographer and videographer as most times, they will get along great! You can also find a list of the Best Wedding Photographers in Toronto and GTA here.

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6 Wedding Planning Hacks That Will Save Your Nerves And Money

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Anyone who’s ever planned a full-sized wedding will always tell you one thing: it’s absolutely stressful. There are so many big and small things that require all your focus. From the venue selection to the catering, lighting, dress, florals and more, there’s a ton of stuff that requires your attention.

So, what’s the solution? How can you make your Big Day feel as awesome as possible without succumbing to all the stress and nerves that go with the whole thing? We’ve got some pretty amazing hacks to help you out right here:

  1. Go vintage with the dress
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Out of all wedding expenses, it’s the dress that costs the most. Logically, every bride knows that you’re only going to wear it once – but! You’ll only wear it once, so why not make it the best dress of your life, right?

However, you can always do splendidly in this regard without actually spending a ton of money. In fact, you can easily get a classic vintage dress and get it altered to your liking by a reputable wedding gown tailor. The classics never fail and if you find one at an affordable price, it can save you a lot of hassle, expenses, and a ton of headache to simply get it professionally outfitted at a wedding gown alterations shop instead of going to an upscale boutique.

  1. Outsource vendors
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Wedding planning is all about finding the best vendors at reasonable prices, but many couples don’t know where to start. The answer is simple: ask your venue. This is the easy part, because the venue owners usually have preferred vendors and you might not get the best prices. 

But talking to them will give you a baseline on the expenditure, so when you find and meet new ones, you’ll have an idea on the benchmark prices of most services and how they are provided. You’ll also get some great recommendations. Some might even overlap, so you can always prioritize those at the end of the day.

  1. Keeping on top of your expenditure

Wedding preparations can turn into a black hole where you can throw an inordinate amount of money until you end up with nothing. Money management can become really, really hard once you start prepping for the big day. There are vendors asking for money here and there, and no matter how many recipets you try to save, you always end up losing track of where those bucks actually went away.

The best way to manage this problem is to rely on technology. In fact, there’s an app called Honeyfi that lets you manage your savings in the best possible way. It allows you to manage your money in a responsible way while helping you keep track of your spending.

  1. Get smart with communications
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The biggest hassle you’ll encounter before your Big Day will come in the form of communications. Once you’ve decided on all your vendors, venue, and more, you’ll have to keep in contact with all of them. Most days, your email is going to get spammed with a massive amount of queries and coordination messages. This is why it’s always smart to create a separate email ID for your wedding plans. This way, you’ll always have all your wedding-related correspondence, quotes, and important messages in one place.

Secondly, you can also invest on a wedding website, which is an excellent way to coordinate and communicate with all of your guests. These websites are a great way to feature all the important details that your guests need to know about – i.e. gift registries, venue directions, dress code, etc. – all at the same time. No one can fall prey to bad communication this way.

  1. Rely on backup plans
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Outdoor weddings and unreliable vendors are a dime a dozen in this market, so you always need to have a backup plan. If you’re getting married during the rainy season, then you need to make sure that your venue is covered. Even if you’re hosting outdoors, make sure that your marquee is water-proof and able to withstand the elements.

You also need to have a second DJ option, and if you’re able to hold some backup in catering, then you need to get that as well. This way, you’ll be truly stress free on your big day, in case any of your original plans fall through.

  1. Do everything in advance
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The one thing that always hits like a curveball from the left field when it comes to wedding is this: unpredictability. You just never know when you might hit an unexpected speedbump, which is why it’s always best to be prepared in advance.

Now, you might be wondering how you can do that, and it basically entails taking care of all the major stuff beforehand. Summers are busy wedding seasons, so you need to order all your things in advance. As far as dresses are concerned, find a good custom tailoring service and get them altered a few months ahead so there aren’t any mishaps and you’re able to shop for shoes and jewelry accordingly. 

The only thing that needs to be last minute is catering and floral arrangement. Anything that can be done in advance should be done that way.

So these are some wedding planning hacks that you can use to save a ton of time, money, and stress. They’ll definitely help you out in the long run and keep your groove going as the Big Day comes closer and closer!

Tony Kantzavelos is the owner of LoveYourDress and Love Your Tailor Toronto. Specializing in dress cleaning, clothing alterations and tailoring since 1986. Tony loves sharing tips and trade secrets for customizing and taking care of almost any kind of dress, and especially helping women look their best no matter the occasion.

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Best Wedding Hairstylists in Toronto and GTA 2020

Best Wedding Hairstylists in Toronto

Bridal Hair is a beautiful and meaningful art. Every bride-to-be wants to look beautiful and confident on their wedding day. We want to help you find the perfect wedding hair stylist for you. We have compiled a list of the best wedding hair stylists in Toronto and GTA. As each one has their own style and preference, the list is in alphabetical order. These are the Top Wedding Hair Stylists in Toronto and GTA nominated by Best for Bride. Enjoy exploring and admiring their beautiful works of art! We have also included Frequently Asked Questions for Hair Stylists at the bottom of the post.

Antonella Cumbo

I have been practicing my craft for 14+ years, I strive to give each individual a unique personalized experience. And always keeping up to date on trends and fashion. 

I started my career as a co-op student right out of high school. At the time I didn’t know I wanted to do hair for a living, until one day I sat in on an “updo” class and absolutely fell in love with the art of styling. It was then when I realized that I wanted to make woman feel and look beautiful. Over the years of hairstyling, woman have been afraid to get updos for the fear of not liking it, or ending up with the dreaded “prom hair”. I made it my mission to make sure I offer a unique style of consultation that includes vision crafting, and face shape analysis to determine the best look for their face and body type. This always works. And most often they end up wearing it for a few days!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/antonellacumbo/

Alexis Ibero

5 years of experience in the world of hair has launched me into a romance with styling, educating, & expressing myself through the art of what I love most.

Connecting with amazing young women,and who they love most on their special day, offering on-location, licensed, professional hairstyling for the GTA, Prince Edward County and beyond! Texture, & undone, romantic effortless styles fuel my creativity, and make me look forward to every beautiful babe I get to work with. You can also find me behind the chair, as a part-time stylist & employee at Nahids Salon & spa down town Toronto. I am a wife, coffee & pasta addict, hobby seamstress, and lover of all things girly and creative. 

I truly feel so lucky to be living the reality of working my dream job. I 100% feel, down to my bones that I am doing exactly what I was meant to be doing. And I couldn’t see it any other way. I am so excited you are here, & already hoping our paths cross!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisibero/

AnnimationsMkUp

We are determined to serve our Brides above and beyond a hair styling vendor, to truly exceed all expectations and elevate their Bridal Hair experience. A relaxed and professionally executed wedding morning leads to a beautifully styled Bride, and Bride who feels beautiful fully enjoys her special day with confidence and less stress.

I’m Annika, and I am the owner and lead stylist at AnnimationsMkUp. I received my Cosmetic Techniques and Management Diploma with Honors at Seneca College in 2010 which included a course on Formal Hair Styling, and have trained with Schwarzkopf trained stylists over the years, attending many workshops and classes to hone and develop my techniques. AnnimationsMkUp stylists pride themselves on being able to work with a client’s hair, encouraging it to behave and style with shine and volume that surprises and excites each of our Brides. Creating the appearance of length and volume especially in romantic updos have become a key style we are known for.
We believe each Bride is adorned with an invisible “Mrs.” crown on the day of her wedding, and we are constantly refining our skills and training to ensure that crown sits on the most beautiful head of hair that is designed with the Bride in mind. Our extensive questionnaire and consultation process dives deep into the Bride’s theme, style, her hair’s condition, her vision, and allows us to create a look to not only perfectly tie all of those elements together, but to help each Bride improve her hair care routine and offer services and products to do so, making her vision of her day a reality.  

Beyond the trial and day of styling, we offer booking for Ayurvedic hot oil scalp massage to improve scalp health and hair growth, as well as having stylists on our team who are fully licensed to cut, colour, and treat hair with products such as Olaplex. We also work with highly-regarded and fully licensed extensionists and high-quality extension suppliers to offer our Brides every possible avenue to achieve the look they are going for. 
Additionally, we work with various bridal accessory retailers to assist our Brides with final touches for their look if they so need it. 

Website: http://www.annimationsmkup.com
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/annimationsmkup
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AnnimationsMkUp

Beauty Bar by Nadya

Nadya Manohar is a professional and luxury makeup artist specializing in Western and Eastern Indian bridal for over a decade.

Based out of Brampton, Ontario, Nadya uses a variety of specialized techniques learned through vigorous training with top industry professionals that capture your beauty on and off camera. Nadya is triple certified in makeup, hair, and skin. She continues to learn new and upcoming products, procedures, and techniques to perfect her craft and provide her clients with the luxury service they deserve in all things cosmetic.

It all begins with what you want your special day to look like. Nadya brings your visions to life with her expertise in makeup and hair with over a decade of experience in the bridal industry. Nadya is a visionary and her goal is to ensure your dream comes to life. Your special day is all about you. Nadya is a professional cosmetic specialist that is reliable and trustworthy. Her easy-going personality makes for a relaxing and comfortable experience; you can relax while Nadya takes care of all things cosmetic.

Website: https://www.beautybarbynadya.com/
Instagram:https://instagram.com/triple_s_artistry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/triplesartistry/

Carley Artistry

Carley Artistry was founded in 2017 by Carley Chamberlain, a Toronto hairstylist and makeup artist with over 10 years’ experience in commercial, film and wedding beauty.

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The Carley Artistry Bridal Team ethos is personally tailored beauty. We offer brides a chance to be their unique, true selves on their wedding day, and we make that happen by listening to what you need, working through options at your preview and making sure you leave glowing from the inside out.Our team members come from a diverse range of personal and professional backgrounds and skill sets, and we do our best to pair our clients with the perfect stylists for them. 

Dreaming of a high bun and tousled texture? Our stylists have got you. 
Classic elegance, in a chic chignon? We do that too.
Cascading waves for days are our speciality.

We believe you should look like yourself, whatever that means to you – and we will help you achieve it with exceptional hair skills and high-quality luxury products. While our passion is beauty, we are also serious about business. You can expect clear pricing, responses within 24 hours, exemplary hygiene standards, and always reliable service from the Carley Artistry team. 

Our team has worked on over 100 weddings! We bring fresh energy, laughter and positivity to every appointment, and truly enjoy sharing your special moments and can’t wait to beautify you and your loved ones!

Website: http://carleyartistry.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carleyartistry/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarleyArtistry/

Hair by Ash J

Hi there, I’m Ash! I have been a stylist for just over 4 years now. 

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I specialize in blonding and bridal. Doing hair is my passion. It’s something I crave doing when I’m away from the chair for a long period of time. I feel it is important to continue my education, to keep up with the latest trends, and to use my knowledge to create exactly what my clients are envisioning. I strive to create a true connection with each client, and making them happy is what is most important to me. My goal is to make you feel pampered, relaxed, and like you can be your true self while in my chair. My favourite part about my career is seeing my clients grow. From graduating school, to landing that new job, to having children, or tying the knot with your best friend. It truly is a privilege when my clients ask me to be a part of their big day. Making someone feel beautiful on one of the most important days of their lives is a feeling you almost can’t describe. Hair is such an important part in someone’s life, and being able to make people feel like the best version of themselves is a blessing. Being a stylist is something I wouldn’t change for the world.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hairbyashj/

Hair by Jennesa

Hello! I am Jennesa. Styling hair has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember.

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I am the youngest sibling in a large family so I participated in multiple weddings from a young age and getting my hair styled was my favourite part. I always appreciated the stylists who were perceptive and creative and as a result those are the attitudes I bring with me to each session. In elementary school I would get up early just to curl or style my hair before heading to school. I understand the confidence and happiness that comes from a good hair day.

Before pursuing my career as a bridal hairstylist, I attended university and I received my Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree. I completed my program as a nurse and immediately began working towards my passion- bridal hair! My nursing education taught me so much- including the importance of good communication and careful organization, which are skills that I bring with me behind the chair to every style I create. My passion for bridal hair has only grown since I began. I am constantly expanding my knowledge of different hairstyles and techniques through advanced education from professionals across the globe.

My goal is to work closely with each bride to ensure a special experience from the time you inquire through to your big day!

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennesahair_/
Website: https://www.hairbyjennesa.com/

JKGlam

JKGlam is a luxury bridal hair and makeup team serving GTA, Simcoe and Muskoka area.

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Justyna, the owner and creator of JKGlam has over 10 years of experience in the bridal industry. Through passion for makeup and beauty, Justyna carefully curated a team of like minded and talented artists to cater to bridal services, events, corporate functions and photoshoots. We offer hair and makeup, airbrush make-up, eyelash extensions as well as group and one on one makeup lessons.

We pride ourselves on professionalism, continuous education and skill development in order to provide the most current looks and styles. Through a tailored approach our team ensures that each bride and client feels like the most GLAM version of themselves. We accommodate large groups and travel no any chosen venue. In 2018 JKGlam introduced Destination wedding services, providing piece of mind that you will look amazing wherever you are.  

Website: https://www.jkglam.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jkglam/

MakeupWorx

Welcome to Makeup Worx where we specialize in all things beauty.

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We are an elite on-site team of bridal and event hair gurus obsessed with making you look your absolute best creating red-carpet styles and timeless on-trend bridal looks. Within the first few minutes of working with our team you will experience our passion, dedication, calmness, speed and precision. We put you at ease through our experience and signature approach. From the most intricate up-dos, soft and romantic styles and braid work, to cascading vintage and Hollywood waves, our hair gurus are always on top of the latest trends and techniques. 

Our Makeup Worx hair gurus have spent years dedicated to their craft and come from a background of top notable salons across the GTA. Stepping away from the traditional salon chair to follow their exclusive passion for bridal and special event hair, the Makeup Worx team provides the most intricate attention to detail while creating timeless hair for your special day. Our dedication to ensuring our brides and bridal parties look flawless is paramount. Our experience, professionalism and expertise is a reflection of being in business for over 11 years based on reputation alone. 

Website: http://makeupworx.ca/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/makeupworx/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/makeupworx

Rachel Renna

From classic styles to the most glamorous, Rachel is excellent at discovering her brides best look for their special day or bringing any brides vision to reality!

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Rachel has over 10 years of experience as a bridal specialist and is best known for her method of “freestyle” formal hair designs and her ability to style even the most challenging of hair types.  She is the personal hairstylist to Jessica Mulroney and works in both bridal and television, for some of Toronto’s most influential business professionals and socialites.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachelrenna/

Rikki Zucker

Rikki Zucker is a highly skilled and professional licensed Hairstylist working in and around Toronto for the last 10+ years. 

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Starting as a painter and sculptor it was a natural progression for Rikki to become a hairstylist, making the face and body her new canvas.  Rikki works in all mediums in the hair industries including: fashion, beauty, photography, film, TV, advertising, theatre, runway, headshots, commercials, bridal and more. Her work has also been published in a number of magazines.  She has also done countless brides and their bridal parties.Whether Rikki is working on a celebrity or a bride, she will bring out the best features in a person with a light touch and attentions to detail, while catering to that person’s current style and comfort level.

Rikki offers a mobile hairstyling service (working with all hairstyles, hair types, extensions and wigs) so brides and their bridal parties can get ready either in the comfort of their own home or at their venue, making for a stress free morning. Rikki loves to work on brides, she feels honoured to be a small part of someones special day and start that day on the right foot. Getting to see the bride in her dress feeling beautiful and know she had a small part in that, is truly an honour!

Website: https://www.rikkizucker.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rikkiz/

Sam’s Hairband

My name is Samantha Wilson. I am a freelance hairstylist. I have been doing hair since I graduated from Marca College, ten years ago now.

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Hair is my passion. I live and breathe to create with hair. I love the feeling  of being able to make someone else feel pretty or beautiful or just to feel good about themselves. I have been blessed with opportunities to work on dozens of published photoshoots and with some of Toronto’s most established and talented photographers. I have also had the blessing and opportunity to work on an Independent Film and on a couple TV Shows. I was most recently the Key Hairstylist for Top Chef Canada. I love all aspects of hair. There is just something so special about having a person choose you to do their hair for their wedding day. One of the most important days in a persons life. To be invited to be apart of something so special truly is such an amazing feeling.

Although, I do hair in many different capacities, doing Bridal Hair will always be one of my favourite things to do. It’s so special to be able to do hair for someone on their wedding and have your work be in their photos for the rest of the lives. Then to receive such wonderful and kind words of thanks in thank you cards and reviews from Brides, it’s very touching. And even more so, to build not only client relationships with these people but lifelong friendships also. It’s a wonderful career and creative life to be apart of. I am grateful for all of my clients and for all of the amazing opportunities that I have been blessed with. Every time a bride decides that I am worthy to be apart of their special day, I am on a mission to do everything I can to make them the happiest possible with me and my work. Even though this pandemic has caused some set backs for 2020 Brides, 2021 holds a lot of potential and I hope to help a lot of brides and be privileged enough to be apart of many weddings in the coming years. 

Website: http://samshairband.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samshairband/

Styled by Nadia

With over 18 years of experience in the hair industry, my passion and love for hair began as soon as I entered a hair salon.

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I’ve always loved painting and for me it was a world that reminded me of that similarity of art and creativity that captures the beauty and glory of what the hair industry represents. Over the years with education and experience I have grown even fonder of this industry as I’ve learned to keep up to date with the latest trends and styles to make my clients feel their absolute best as that being my absolute goal. My work has been displayed in bridal magazines, recognized in the beauty industry and acknowledged by celebrity hairstylists but personally for me my proudest accomplishment and joy comes in that very moment when a client sits on my chair and walks out not only looking absolutely beautiful externally but feels it even more internally. To have my clients share their life, journey and hardships with me is an honor and privilege as it motivates me to keep striving not only to expand and flourish  in this industry but to make a difference in someone’s life. The hard work, the sacrifice and long hours make it all worth it even after so many years. 

Website: https://www.hairstyledbynadia.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/styledbynadia/

Teased Bridal

At Teased Bridal, we’ve had the honour of providing hair and makeup services for hundreds of brides and their loved ones over the years.

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As our bride, you can feel at ease knowing a team of trusted beauty professionals will travel to be by your side on one of the most memorable days of your life.

Our love of what we do stems from building relationships with our brides, and our goal is to celebrate what is unique, lovely & authentically you through our artistry. This all begins with a thorough consultation so we can gain a detailed sense of who you are, your aesthetic, how you foresee the day unfolding and most importantly how you want to feel. Pulling out these details from your vision allows us to fine-tune your hair and makeup blueprint to not only make you feel amazing but to ensure the final reveal feels authentic to you. 

Website:https://www.teasedbridal.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teasedbridal/

Vibrant Beauty

Brenda Beltran is the artist behind Vibrant Beauty hair and makeup who has garnered a reputation for being a talented professional with innovative ideas and technique. 

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Brenda is a full-time freelance artist that works all year round creating countless bridal looks, this coupled with a down to earth demeanour make her a favourite for repeat clients, especially brides. She enjoys the opportunity to teach hairstyling classes and to work on corporate headshots, commercials, editorials and special events. Rated as one of the top artist based in the Hamilton area with over 9 years experience, Brenda’s polished hair skills and superior customer service will leave you feeling exceptional!

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/_vibrantbeauty_/
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/vibrantbeautyservices/

FAQ – Wedding Hairstylists

How do I communicate what I want to my hairstylist?

The best way to communicate what exact hairstyle you want is by showing photos. Make sure to do your research and find some inspiration on Instagram or Pinterest. Having a clear idea of what you want will make it a lot easier for the hairstylist to find the hairstyle you want and will make the entire process much smoother.

What should I research to prepare for my appointment?

When finding the perfect hairstyle for you, you need to first find some inspiration. This means going on Instagram or Pinterest and finding what other people have done for their wedding and find a hairstyle you can picture yourself in. It is important to find a couple pictures as sometimes the look doesn’t always turn out as you planned. Another thing to keep in mind is the style and neckline of your dress. Do you research about the different styles of necklines and what hairstyles look best paired up with the dress.

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