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Joanie & TIm An urban engagement session today from the sunny state of Brisbane! Today’s couple Joanie and Tim were originally headed to a coffee shop but their plans ground to a halt when it closed! Instead, their photographer took them to some unexpected places – leading to gorgeous photos full of colour with a

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When Guard and Shasta married in New Zealand (see their wedding on Polka Dot Bride), Guard styled it up with a three piece custom made suit from Anton’s in Melbourne (03 9663 861). A vivid orange & red paisley tie and crisp white shirt completed the look. Are you getting your words ready to contribute

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In lieu of this week’s Vendor Of The Week (coming up Monday!), I thought we might show off our wonderful Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members and our brand new directory! We wanted a directory that reflected you. It has lots of elements requested by you and a few fun things along the way. Features include

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Love it or loathe it – this purple is an attention seeker! Combine with different shades of lighter purples and magnolia and touches of green – With soft yellow and grey green, burgundy and charcoal – With royal blue, navy blue and lavender blue – With deep teal and pearly grey – With white, pale

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You might remember the lovely Vanessa of Princess Cherry Pie from when she married her lovely husband Chris last year in Melbourne- well since then, Vanessa has relocated to Sydney and has started her own skincare brand! Officially launching in September, the brand has all the cute, kitschy fun and love  we’ve come to know

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Taryn & Tyrone I have a complete stunner of a wedding today. (I mean I know every wedding I post is said to be stunning, but really I love them all THAT much!). This one is all about the Sydney urban lifestyle! Black & white, sleek, simple details and the iconic venue? The Sydney Opera

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Before we launch into today’s wedding of Taryn and Tyrone, I wanted to share the video shot by DnM Wedding Films! This is such a beautiful wedding and it’s set right in one of Australia’s famous landmarks. View on ExposureRoom

A few bits and pieces of news to get you through your day today! Lisa Gowing is having a clearance sale on July 30th and 31st at Lisa Gowing Design Studio: suite 6/212 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff. Over 30 gowns will be half price and there will be a range of discounted accessories too.

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I love the beautiful fusion style Lisa and Johnny embraced at their wedding. So much colour and life and so rich in tradition. Lisa had a very clear vision for the style of the wedding day “While in India we decided to utilise our location and shopped up a storm for the wedding. I had

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It’s been a big month on Polka Dot Bride! We are still working feverishly behind the scenes to finish off the touches of our brand new website, and will be opening up guest contributions in a few weeks when our heads stop spinning! But launch day? Well we celebrated with you! We indulged in a

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Lisa & Johnny I can’t tell you how blown away I was by Lisa and Johnny’s amazing wedding. It was a blend of colour, culture and love with the most stunning imagery before my eyes! It’s a mix of vibrant Indian colour and traditional Jewish elements, all on the shores of Western Australia. Lisa and

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As an ode to winter and the rich, delicious hues, I thought I’d share Form Over Function’s red & chocolate table scape they styled for the Centennial Parklands Dining Bridal Open Night this afternoon. This would be so perfect for winter, with the rich brown leathers, the spicy red flowers… I think boxes of cinnamon

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I never get tired of pretty tablescapes – I always find something to draw from them as inspiration! The lovely Alicia from Form Over Function recently styled a gorgeous set of ten tables for the Centennial Parklands Dining Bridal Open Night. There are so many beautiful colour ways, decor designs and delicious looking tables that

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My cousin got engaged a few weeks ago. My cousin is elegant, she’s sure of herself and she’s stunning. I must admit I’ve been imagining her wedding dress, the past few days I envisage something modern with a bit of a boho edge, to suit her gorgeous, short, dark curls. Something a little laid-back, but

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This photo by Ben Adams reminds me of me, it’s what I would have done at that age (Mother Polka, after showing her this photo told me I would have been closer). So many roads ahead, so many dreams waiting to come true. Photo by Ben Adams