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Wild Hearts 2022 Industry Panel Guests

Trendsetters. Game Changers. New Zealand Industry Leaders. Join us at Wild Hearts on the 25th of September as we speak to entrepreneurs who are leading the way and inspiring hearts around the globe.

Our 2022 Wild Hearts Industry Panel, will be hosted by Greta Kenyon of Together Journal, featuring a collection of incredible industry leaders including: Karen Walker, Murray Crane, Benny Castles, and Beks Anderson. We will be chatting about everything from fashion, to fragrance, mens wear, to shoes, upcoming trends, micro weddings and so much more! 

At Wild Hearts are so fortunate to get to work with and alongside the nations top creative businesses in the wedding industry – amazing brands, designers, curators, and creators that work hard to help create their clients dream day. Our Industry Panel is a favourite event at our Wild Hearts Wedding Fairs, with your chance to hear from and meet some talented people doing great things in our beautiful industry of love! 
Check out a little more about our 2022 Wild Hearts Industry Panel Speakers and don’t forget to get your tickets to our Wild Hearts Wedding Fair on the 25th of September, at The Cloud in Auckland. Tickets are available HERE.


Hi, I’m Greta the founder and editor of Together Journal, a modern magazine and digital platform which has been one of the main drivers of the modern wedding movement globally.

With Together Journal, we set out to do two things; On a global scale we wanted to create a niche community of like-minded people and brands who wanted to see a change in the wedding sector. And to set off a modern movement away from tradition, where couples have the freedom to create celebrations that truly reflect them.

And now over six years in, we feel very proud to have been one of the main catalysts for modernising weddings. Our print and digital platforms are recognised globally as one of the most fashionable places for wedding artisans to showcase their work and for couples to source ideas and be inspired. It’s a privilege to feature so much talent and to tell the love stories of so many unique couples, as well as inspire more to celebrate in ways that are true to them.

Greta Kenyon – Founder & Editor 
Together Journal

Karen Walker is the designer behind her eponymous label, best known for its signature optimism and eccentric energy with a stellar international following. Karen Walker’s innate power as a designer has always sprung from diversity; that sense that whenever and wherever you might find yourself, you could turn to her racks and pull the perfect look together. Her jewellery, if anything, has taken that sense of purpose one step further, empowering women to wear pieces that acknowledge and celebrate new rituals and iconic moments. With Karen Walker Atelier, she completes the circle by celebrating the most romantic of all rituals – the wedding day. Karen Walker Atelier is a bespoke collection of wedding day outfits and jewellery, all made specifically for, and in consultation with, the client by appointment.

“I’m looking forward to meeting with brides and hearing about their plans. What excites me about designing for weddings is being invited to be part of a very important moment in two people’s lives. That’s a real honour.”

Karen Walker

Crane Brothers have been dressing grooms, groomsmen and wedding guests since 1999, and whether it’s the formality of a tuxedo and black tie or the relaxed elegance of a beach ceremony, we have the knowledge and the expertise to guide you through the process.

“It’s always great to get our wedding vendor community together in a premium environment and meet so many great people.”

Murray Crane – Founder & Managing Director
Crane Brothers

Chaos & Harmony is a market-leading, boutique shoe company based in New Zealand, creating distinctly design focused shoes that complement your style. The popular Bridal Boutique Collection was created with two things in mind – shoes that are both comfortable and minimalist in design, and shoe styles that can be worn more than once.

“We are so excited to be at Wild Hearts again this year after the past 2 years we have all experienced. It’s an exciting time for Brides to be planning their upcoming Wedding. We look forward to celebrating and sharing in all the exciting details that it takes to create your dream day.”

Beks Anderson – Founder & Creative Director 
Chaos & Harmony

WORLD is now in its 3rd decade as one of NZ’s most iconic and Avant-garde fashion houses and retail experiences. WORLD is a pioneer of independent retailing and has been at the forefront of developing taste and culture across fashion, beauty, scent and objet d’art in New Zealand since 1989. Benny Castles has been involved with WORLD for 22 years and is a partner, Designer and Director alongside founders Francis Hooper MNZM and Dame Denise L’Estrange-Corbet. WORLD will be presenting a selection of Fragrances for Women and Men at this year’s Wild Heart Fair in Auckland.

“Wild Hearts, for me, represents the independent spirit of celebration and offers people the chance to find themselves in their nuptials. With tradition comes pressure, Wild Hearts presents a breadth of creativity that allows people to make personal decisions without sacrificing elegance and fun.

Benny Castles – WORLD BRAND

Join us at Wild Hearts Wedding Fair on Sunday 25th September 2022. Head to our Events Page to find out all of the details and get tickets HERE.

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