Image Benito Martin Photography
A Love Affair is a design and styling studio bringing fresh ideas to life. Producing high impact visual campaigns and environments for individual brands and clients.
With a long history in designing and styling within the wedding and events industry Alexandra Oatley, Creative Director and Stylist combines her extensive botanical and styling experience to create beautiful and unique multi layered imagery, styled shoots and settings and curation.
Specialising in food, fashion, lifestyle, wedding and events, creative start – ups and enterprise. If you’re a brand or business looking to launch a dream project or your current image needs a refresh we would love to collaborate with you to create something magical.
Creative Direction + Design
Selling your vision to a client requires beautiful visual imagery and language to enhance the stories meaning. With a holistic approach and big picture planning we can work with you to generate creative ideas, original concepts, directing and setting the design vision, interpreting briefs, preparing visually stimulating proposals and pitches, mood boards, sketches, layouts and pricing.
Styled Shoots + Settings
Producing multi layered textural imagery, settings and experiences for individual brands and clients we can collaborate with your crew or bring an entire creative team together including artists, vendors, venues and contractors. Sourcing and making botanicals, produce and props to coordinating logistics and end to end production. We specialize in still life, flat lay, styled photo shoots and settings, set design, advertising campaigns, editorial, events and brand activations.
Connecting people to your brand by creating a compelling and consistent story, look and feel. If you’re launching a new business idea, products and services or refreshing your existing company identity we can help you create and edit visually engaging content and beautifully written copy to compliment your website, marketing material, social media and advertising campaigns to transforming the customer experience or creative space where you meet your clients.
The Art of Floral + Styling 1:1 Mentoring or small groups
This is a hands on action packed workshop for individuals and businesses wanting to review and develop their creative portfolio or for creatives looking to expand their existing skills.
The focus is on floral design and styling, learning how to create beautiful arrangements and styled settings. The studio will be filled with a sea of the freshest seasonal flowers, foliage and botanical elements, gorgeous hand – picked props and styling items to play with and we will spend the day doing hands on learning.
We will instruct on how to care for flowers, discuss flower names and seasonality, in addition to teaching the techniques that we use to build our lush, organic and textural centre pieces and installations, working together to produce a beautiful collection of curated pieces to compliment your individual project or branding.
Our workshops are flexible, we can custom design them to suit your specific requirements.
Includes all flowers, botanical elements, props, materials, equipment and photography.
Cost $550 Price includes GST *price depends on location, botanical, styling and prop hire items used.
We’d love to help your business, brand or creative project flourish!