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This photo of Amber and Ashley as captured by Aksent Photography made me feel like I was seeing something out of a musical! I have no idea of the story behind it, but I love it! Photo courtesy of Aksent Photography

Darcy Miller editor of Martha Stewart Weddings and The Brides Guide Blog, recently posted about Brides Head Revisited. Founded in 2002 by Alexandra and Emily, after working together at the costume department at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bride’s Head Revisited creates a range of custom veils and head pieces for brides. The range

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I’ve been getting a lot of colour questions lately so thought it was time to introduce a new series! Creative Colour! Creative Colour is all about taking great colours and exploring ways of using them plus unique and fresh colour combinations. Each colour will be accompanied by a long list of suggestions so you can

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I still love seeing bridesmaids in their own individual styles (see last year’s multi-styled bridesmaids post here). Here are a few more snaps of bridesmaids that I’ve been collecting (I seem to do that a lot!) that have pulled it off beautifully! Photo from Martha Stewart Photo by Elizabeth Medina Photography via Lucky Me! Photo

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If you’re a Melbourne bride to be, don’t forget to enter the competition to win one of two double passes (valued at $40) to the upcoming Melbourne Bride magazine expo in June! Check out the entry for more details on how to enter.

I’m back with part two of Emma and John’s Perth wedding! Emma’s bridesmaids wore gowns from Jealousy Bridal while the guys wore suits by Tony Barlow Menswear. Emma’s favourite moment was taking a private walk with John through Perth’s Kings Park. Emma and John’s reception at Matilda Bay Restaurant was filled with personal touches. As

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You might remember today’s bride from a Snapshot Sunday I featured last November. Emma was the happiest bride I’d ever seen in the moment she left the church and looked like she was about to burst out in song. Emma and John met on the first day of university in 2003. After Emma told herself

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Henry Roth, designer of Henri Josef, mentor on Project Runway Australia and general fashion star will be making an appearance at Maggies Bridal Centre in Dandenong this Saturday 3oth of May! Henry will be showcasing Henri Josef gowns (some which are not yet released) for 2010 and helping brides with their dress choices! He will

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I’ve been searching since I started Polka Dot Bride for a place brides can donate their wedding dress after the wedding (for other ideas on what to do with your wedding gown after the wedding view my After The Wedding post). Sadly in Australia we haven’t had access to great charities like the Brides Against

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With a wedding being such a sensory experience, a wedding day fragrance is something brides can take very seriously. The perfume you wear on your wedding day can remind you of it for years to come! Peony Melbourne Boutique Perfumery Last week I stumbled across Peony Melbourne. Peony Melbourne is a boutique perfumery which stocks

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Bride Magazine is hosting their annual Melbourne Bride Expo on June 13 & 14th. Held at the Melbourne Convention Centre, the Melbourne Bride Expo will showcase over 100 exhibitors including bridal couturiers, photographers, stationers, florists, cake artists, makeup artists, cars and venues. A fashion parade full of gowns from designers like Mariana Hardwick, Baccini &

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There is something purely beautiful about this photo captured by Jonathan Wherrett. The vivid blue, the newlyweds Holly and Ben (see more here) only just visible at the end of the pier. How magical! Photo by Jonathan Wherrett

Someone recently twittered a link to this fantastic proposal setup- Dave Ohana’s Guide To Getting Married It started at a kiosk in Rose Bay, Sydney where the waiter delivered an Iphone with a video on it to Emma…. And the result?

Photo by NK Photography Magnolias are such a stunning flower, with their big blooms and vividly coloured leaves. These very hardy plants produce a delicate looking and fragrant flower that is a delight to the senses when it blooms in the spring.  Encased in furry buds that open to a loose looking flower, the magnolia 

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Marlo Noel Blair Necklace It’s time to announce the winner of our US$75 Marlo Noel competition! The winner of the US$75 gift voucher is Laura with her comment: “My favourite piece is the Blair Necklace. If I didn’t know better I’d say it had been made for my inspiration board. I’m getting married in a

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