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If there is one designer I can always guarantee will send hearts aflutter, it is the majestic Johanna Johnson. Having just unveiled her 2011 collection, hot on the heels of the launch of the new Johanna Johnson boutique and Trousseau collection, Johanna has surpassed it all with the stunning new designs of Templar.While they still

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Good Morning Polka Dotettes! I’m looking forward to this week which is chock full of wedding goodness and inspiring ideas, my perfect week! Did you have a lovely weekend?Let’s kick off our Monday morning with some beautiful imagery from Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Our directory members are utterly fabulous – they allow us to keep

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I am such a big fan of bowties at weddings- especially ones with a bit of a twist like these from the Forage spring collection. The best part is, these are limited edition so there’s only 10 of each made!Images via Forage

Stacy and JezDebs Ivelja is a bit of a traveler- you see she’s based in London but travels everywhere (including a planned trip to Australia at the end of this year!) so it’s a delight to share some of her Australian work today on Polka Dot Bride! Especially an engagement shoot on the glorious Gold

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A soft silvery green that is a colour close to nature – the Australian bush, a pebble on the beach, lichen on a tree branch, dried moss on a rock.Combine with whites of all hues– With chocolate brown as accents– With old fashioned deep rose pink and magnolia– With pale lilac and deeper plum and

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 Adam proposed to me on our 6 year anniversary. We planned a weekend away to the Macedon Ranges in Victoria. On the drive there, we stopped at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, which happened to be the first holiday we spent together. Adam had organised the surprise proposal with the photographer weeks before. After having our photo taken dressed up

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Happy Friday dear readers! I am dying to have cocktails with a wonderful friend tonight, it’s long overdue and there is nothing like a face to face chat with the special people in your life. Then we’re heading to see a lot of our family as they’ve flown in to celebration some special milestones. I

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Opening a store was a big move for us but a necessary step in moving the business forward. We have ‘ummmd’ and ‘ahhhhd’ about the most suitable location for over a year. We had contemplated High St, Armadale – The Wedding Precinct, Malvern, CBD, Chapel St and the options kept coming.  It was a fine

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Donna and TennyIt’s always one of my favourite moments- sharing the story of someone I know has read Polka Dot Bride throughout their engagement, has shared snippets and glimpses of their life . Then they share their wedding photos and it’s like looking through those of a friend, it’s her smiling face, there’s the menus

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A few weeks ago, many many talented photographers gathered in Brisbane for the 2011 AIPP Hair Of The Dog conference. Gathering together with the hundreds of photographers were amazing speakers like Todd Hunter McGaw, Jasmine Star, Adam Finch & Dan O’Day .Matt & Katie are Polka Dot Bride favourites and were one of the hits

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Bel & DodgeToday’s wedding is such a delight, an intimate celebration filled with delicious little touches, beautiful moments and life long memories. Today you will feel transported to France, to a wedding full of romance.  It’s nice to know it’s just near Byron Bay!Bel explains how she and Dodge met. “Dodge and I met 4

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A short trip outside of Australia for today’s Polka Dot Honeymoons post! Something relaxing, with beautiful views and plenty of pampering! That’s right! Today we’re visiting the Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali.Located in Jimbaran, Ayana Resort sits atop limestone cliffs overlooking the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean.There are 368 rooms on site,

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Sarah and StuartDoes black tie and relaxed go together? I certainly think so and today’s couple agree. Sarah and Stuart set out to have a relaxed, black tie wedding and I think the feeling of it is utterly beautiful. It’s glamorous, it’s even Hollywood glam, but it’s a whole lot of fun at the same

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Ginny and JackA jump across the pond today, or rather the ocean as we celebrate the wedding of Ginny and Jack! Ginny and Jack had a beautiful nautical inspired, seaside celebration in Florida! I love Ginny and Jack’s take on a seaside wedding – vibrant oranges, corals, pinks and oranges and their ceremony? Well it

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Tony and I could not be any different, yet we got along when we first met in one of the student organizations in our university. Tony proposed on his birthday in 2009 at Eureka Tower. He did not count on one thing; my fear of heights. After the proposal, I did forget about the heights

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