Stone Cold Fox Designer Cydney Morris’s Vintage-Inspired Wedding in Sydney, Australia

Planned by Little Lane Events

Photo by Joey Willis

When the designer behind Stone Cold Fox gets married, you expect the fashion to be on point. But the vintage-inspired aesthetic extended to the entire wedding day, from the linens to the cake topper and everything in between.

Los Angeles-based Cydney Morris—owner of Stone Cold Fox and its interior design arm, The Foxalow—wed Oliver Edwards, owner of a beach goods company Business and Pleasure Co., in his hometown of Sydney, Australia. The destination married the dramatic scenery—the Sydney Harbor—with Cydney's love of lace, vinyl records, and unmanicured florals. “Australia holds such a special place to us; we wanted everyone to enjoy it together,” Cydney says of inviting 110 guests down under for a week of celebration. She collaborated with the event design and planning team at Little Lane Events over the course of nine months to pull off the festivities, which included a boating day, trips to the Icebergs, and hikes. “Getting everyone organized in a country where 75 percent of the people had never been was probably the toughest part,” she admits of hosting the destination wedding.

The wedding took place at Watsons Bay Hotel, where Cydney and Oliver married in a rooftop ceremony before partying in a ballroom reception. Despite their setting, the decor was inspired by French gardens, incorporating touches of blue, white linens, and fresh flowers alongside Australia's seaside views. They couple also snuck in a few authentically Australian elements, including a late-night meat pie station and local wines.

Keep reading for more details on Cydney and Oliver’s nuptials, planned by Little Lane Events and photographed by Joey Willis.

wedding invitation
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Wedding save the date card
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The couple’s paper goods featured sketches of them alongside an illustrated map of Australia.

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“I took inspiration from Bridget Bardot and the Victorian era,” Cydney says of creating her wedding day looks. “As a designer, I really love the beautiful curves of a woman’s body and showing them in a classic way.”

Two woman looking at ocean
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Bridal party wearing robes
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The bride and her 'maids wore Stone Cold Fox robes as they got ready.

Dresses hanging on window blinds
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Cydney designed each bridesmaid a custom dress that was inspired by each woman’s personality while also reflecting Stone Cold Fox’s bridal line. “There were a lot of ruffles, bias cuts, and pearl-trimmed fabrics,” she says. “I wanted it to be ethereal and feminine.”

Mother kissing daughter's cheek
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Bride smiling in bridal suite
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Cydney kept her bridal look a secret from everyone, including her mother and bridesmaids. “You always want that moment with your mother,” she says. “Her seeing me as a bride for the first time was incredibly special.”

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The bride's gown featured an ivory corset and peplum waist, corded lace, and blush silk ribbon straps that flowed down the back of the dress. She paired it with a vintage Victorian silk lace veil, vintage Chanel earrings, and a sentimental ring rom her mother.

Bride and bridal party
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Together, Cydney's bridesmaids looked mismatched yet coordinated in their custom looks.

Bride and flower girl smiling
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Bride and flower girl
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The couple's flower girls wore white dresses from Oliver’s mother’s children’s store in Sydney.

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Cydney and Oliver set a dress code for their wedding: women in white and men in navy. They kept the aesthetic for the wedding party by having the groomsmen don navy suits.

Wedding welcome sign
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Wedding ceremony aisle
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The couple filled the rooftop of Watsons Bay Hotel with overflowing arrangements of English roses, wooden benches, and fringed umbrellas from Oliver’s company. “The view behind us was incredible,” adds Cydney of the setting.

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Groom hugging flower girl
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At the end of the aisle, the groom took a few minutes to their children attendants.

Groomsman and bridesmaid walking down aisle
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Groomsman and bridesmaid walking down aisle
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The Stone Cold Fox-clad bridesmaids carried small bundles of lavender. Lavender was also included in the groomsmen boutonnieres.

Groom waiting at altar
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Oliver donned a vintage slate blue Versace suit that he paired with APC brown leather shoes.

Bride kissing her father
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Cydney's father escorted her down the aisle to Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire.”

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Bride and groom exchanging vows
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The ceremony was officiated by Cydney's best friend Matt Rabbiage. During the proceedings, the couple shared vows they'd written themselves.

Bride and groom exchanging rings
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Bride and groom kissing
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“Saying our vows was something I was so nervous about, but also looking forward to,” Cydney admits. “I thought I would be shaking and could barely get my words out. But when I got up there, it was just Ollie and I, and I've never felt more comfortable telling him the way I felt without one stutter in my voice.”

Bride and groom exiting wedding ceremony
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Bride and groom exiting wedding ceremony
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An acoustic guitarist sang throughout the ceremony and cocktail hour.

Bride and groom kissing
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After meeting at a dinner party in Venice Beach, Cydney admits that she didn’t hear from Olivier for months. (Turns out, he had moved back to Australia!) But the couple randomly ran into each other at Coachella months later, and it sparked their entire relationship. “We had the best day together,” Cydney says. “I knew then he was the one.”

Table assignments at wedding
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Table assignments at wedding
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The frayed edges of the escort cards reflected the frayed linens that topped the tables and overall vintage touches.

Dinner table
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Dinner tables
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Linen runners topped wood tables along with brass cutlery, vintage bottles filled with flowers, taper candles, and blue-and-white striped napkins from Stone Cold Fox.

Place setting at dinner table
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The couple focused the entire menu on Australian dishes, featuring lamb, trout, sausage rolls, and beers. One international touch? The mini bottles of Casamigos tequila at each place setting, which included love poems curated by the couple.

Bride and groom dancing
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The bride admits that one of the highlights was the wedding's music. The couple’s friend Matt Cantina spun vinyl records during dinner. “Spinning vinyl made it more us!” Cydney says. The couple took their first spin to “Take Care” by Beach House before the dance floor turned into a party with DJ Richy Penny.

Wedding cake
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Bride and groom kissing and cutting wedding cake
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The couple's three-tiered coconut and caramel cake featured a cake topper from the 1920s along with white peonies.

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Woman wearing white lace dress
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Cydney changed into a short lace dress—also custom Stone Cold Fox—for the dance portion of the evening.

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“Planning overseas was definitely a challenge, but I am so thankful for my team that helped me throughout the whole process,” Cydney says. “It far surpassed what I thought it would look like!”

Wedding Team

Venue: Watsons Bay Hotel

Planner: Little Lane Events

Officiant: Matt Rabbidge

Bridal Gown: Stone Cold Fox x Brock Collection

Veil: Vintage

Jewelry: Chanel, Apres Jewelry

Shoes: Manolo Blahnik

Hair: Lindsey Neavitt

Makeup: Joanna Luhrs

Bridesmaid Dresses: Stone Cold Fox

Groom’s Attire: Versace

Flower Girl Dress: Alex and Ant

Ring Bearer Attire: Zara

Engagement Ring: Apres Jewelry

Floral Design: Holly Hipwell

Invitations: Wouldn’t It Be Lovely

Paper Goods: Studio ESS

Music: Cantina, Ed Worland, Richy Penny

Catering & Rentals: Watsons Bay Hotel

Cake: By Gigi

Accommodations: Airbnb

Videographer: The Love Lens

Photographer: Joey Willis

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