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The Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party is holding it’s third event at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 15th of September. There are two sessions this year – a lunchtime one and the Gala evening event. Guests to the daytime event will enjoy champagne & canapés, early access to the party’s exhibitors, bridal fashion show

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Melbourne designer Mariana Hardwick has launched a brand new collection “New Romantics”. Inspired by a recent trip to Europe, Mariana’s signature style is ever present in the brand new range of sumptuous gowns. With dramatic beading, beautiful blush pinks, rosy lattes and dramatic whites. Inspired by the 1930s actress Veronica Lake, the collection bears the

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As we get closer (I promise!) to rolling out our contributor feature and populating our specialty blogs with all kinds of lovely words, my attention is turning to all the DIY projects I’ve had in store for so long and I’m starting to pore over the links I’ve had saved for months and months! Baker’s

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Could we be breathing in the first scents of Spring in Australia? Is that sunshine I see? And in the other hemisphere, are the leaves starting to turn? It’s Monday morning and time for our Vendor Of The Week! A nod to the supporters who make posting wedding goodness every day, possible! This week’s Vendor

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I love this beautiful moment from Gill & Keith’s wedding (see more here) captured by Lillian & Leonard Wedding Photography. There is pure gold in that moment. The one where you look into your loved one’s eyes for the first time on your wedding day. Photo by Lillian & Leonard Wedding Photography

Lisa and Dan A funky rock n roll engagement shoot today from Adelaide photographer Ryan Polei (and we can say rock n roll because he really does shoot a lot of it!) as an added bonus, you can even see the shoot in 3D here (using those 3D glasses you got at Avatar…or like me

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With the rain that has come down this week and the sun that has struggled to peek through, I thought we needed a little piece of summer to get us through until Spring! Yellow is such a beautiful colour in a wedding bouquet. There’s calla lilies, daffodils, daisies, roses, frangipanis, orchids, sunflowers, marigolds, snapdragons, freesias,

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It’s been a big week of website launches and exciting news. I’d love to know what’s happening in your world, in the meantime here’s what’s happening in the Aussie wedding industry! Henry Roth has made over his website with a fresh new look- brides can submit their own wedding day photos, peruse the latest gowns

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Michelle & Eric Hitting Polka Dot Bride all the way from California today! Michelle and Eric had a wedding that I want to go to. It’s full of special touches, little details that Michelle crafted herself But that’s not why I want to go! Michelle and Eric’s wedding was so full of love, so full

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The Spring titles are starting to come out on stands! Here’s my picks! Cosmopolitan Bride Spring 2010 Issue 24 Lovable Bits: – Courtney & Jason’s Byron Bay celebration on Page 72 – Chantelle & Reid’s blue hydrangea wedding on Page 84 – “Home Is Where The heart Is” backyard wedding tips on Page 106 –

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Andrea and Ashley I am so delighted to bring you a wedding today from one of my favourite venues- The Convent in Daylesford. A relaxed countryside wedding with a hint of vintage and a lot of gorgeous olive green, soft pink and latte colours. Ash proposed to his bride Andrea in a very special way. 

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While deep in my heart, a beautiful quiet proposal with just two people and a lot of love is my favourite kind of proposal, I do have fun watching and swooning over romantic stories and the creative ways we take that first step towards marriage. Creative engagement stories never get old to me! Here’s some

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There’s only a week left until The Wedding Workshop! The final touches are coming together- beautiful styling from Orielle, prizes from Alannah Rose Stationery, Pink Frosting & Bridal Survival, panels with your favourite Perth wedding experts, plenty of bubbles and freebies and a chance to mingle with industry professionals in a relaxed environment (did I

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Justine and Tim I’m going to start letting you in on just how much I love the photographers we work with at Polka Dot Bride, because they’re often my unsung heroes and the ones who are stupendous at what they do. Like Todd & Alyda of Todd Hunter McGaw Photographer. They’re always so happy when

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Before we get into the gorgeous wedding goodness we have for you this week, let’s start with our Polka Dot Bride Monday morning tradition! Our vendor of the week! Here we get to showcase the vendors who give us such fantastic support! This week’s Vendor Of The Week is Sydney wedding planners The White Idea!

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