Well Travelled Bride
We are a group of international planners who started off with a penchant for great style and world-class luxury. Blending our passions for travel and glamour, we seek to draw inspiration from the world's leading tourism, wedding and luxury companies to create a haven where style and luxury meet. We trot the globe, visiting the world’s most exotic locals and collaborating with top notch vendors. For each destination we visit, our team creates comprehensive guides and styled shoots for brides with big dreams and high standards. As detail-oriented creatives, we cover all the bases and comb through every city we visit to discover the hidden local gems and industry favourites, so that all our brides have to do is scroll and dream. So kick off your heels and sip on your favourite cocktail, because we’ve already checked our bags and stamped our passports to answer all your questions. Paving the way for our brides means we’ll do anything to test-drive the best locales for a destination wedding or honeymoon - whether that means waking up at 3 AM to catch the sunrise or hanging out over mountaintops in helicopters. What's life if not a glamorous adventure?
Join our team of creatives as we trot the globe, previewing venues and popping champagne.
Kelsey Genna Founder
It’s all about the fashion, the food and that luxury experience for Kelsey. As an accomplished bridal wear designer she has taken part in New York bridal shows and her dresses sell around the world. She is dedicated to her own visions of design and style and is often seen to be setting trends and appealing to the most in vogue brides. From New Zealand she loves to travel and explore whilst making new friends and uncovering the hidden secrets of places and living like a local.
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Rachel Coker Writer
Rachel is an art history student based in Chicago and is responsible for the writing and social media management of Well Travelled Bride. She loves long afternoons spent in art galleries, hunting for vintage gems, and exploring cities both domestically and abroad. She just married her own longtime sweetheart Timothy at Chicago's historic Columbus Park Refectory in May and honeymooned in the glamorous city of Palm Springs, California.
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Rose Gillespie Producer
Our favourite Stockholm-based Kiwi, Rose is the newest intern at Well Travelled Bride and oversees the coordination of our destination guide series. A passionate world traveller (with a boyfriend in aviation), Rose admits that her luggage is worn through after accompanying her to so many fabulous destinations. She is passionate about connecting with others who share her love of adventure and carries the Well Travelled Brand with her across the world.
Alex Pole Vendor Management
New Zealand-based Alex has been representing the Well Travelled Brand from day one - serving as the model for our first ever bridal shoot in gorgeous Wanaka. When she's not glamming it up for the camera, Alex prefers to seek out the adventurous moments of everyday life. She loves to travel, runs her own granola brand and is an outspoken advocate for healthy living. Here at Well Travelled Bride, she interacts directly with vendors and manages all our sales, becoming the face of the company all over again!
Every brand needs a jack-of-all-trades and David is all that and more for Well Travelled Bride. The husband of founder Kelsey Genna, David has served as everything from a business developer, personal driver, team organiser and more! His myriad of talents make him an irreplaceable asset to the team both at home and on location. When he's not in the office, David is also a well-respected trainer and coach based on Auckland, New Zealand.