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There’s been a buzz in the air, in the Australian wedding industry lately. I hear a lot from vendors who are pushing the boundaries, striving for success, striving to be the best they can be and helping couples have amazing weddings while furthering their own talent. It’s with great excitement that I am very thrilled

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Cindi and David I’m always enchanted by the melding of cultures together at wedding – the traditions which are centuries old add such a special flavour to a wedding. I love the vibe of Cindi and David’s Shanghai inspired wedding. In Cindi’s words “Our wedding in a sentence? 1920s Shanghai decadence meets cats, bunnies and

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One of the very nicest things about getting engaged is that you are suddenly able to experience a whole range of things that were previously irrelevant – trying on wedding dresses without feeling like Murial Heslop, developing an intense interest in diamonds, sharing endless glasses of champagne, and feeling entirely justified in indulging in weekly

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Choose your favourite style Make sure you have chosen your wedding photographer by the style that you love. The photos you see on their main website will be the ‘style’ that you will receive. So if you’re after dark and moody, find a photographer that has a portfolio full of them. Don’t expect the photographer

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I mentioned a new designer in my coloured wedding gowns post and I was quite taken with her gorgeous style. Jennifer Gifford Designs. Jennifer started designing gowns for her dolls when she was eight and after much travel, study and adventures, Jennifer began working for some of the country’s top bridal designers before branching out

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Good morning Polka Dot Bridettes! Did you have a lovely weekend? Let’s dive head first into the week with a peek at  Ms Polka Dot’s Directory members! I really do love scrolling through the pages of our directory and stumbling across interesting and exciting work from our vendors. If you’re looking for a vendor who

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Danielle and Corey The lovely Canadian photographer Carla Fedje sent over this divine Autumn engagement session of her sister Danielle and fiance Corey. Danielle and Corey wrote such a beautiful story of their relationship and engagement (and we all know how I love stories!) that I thought I’d let her share it herself with you…

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Rosie and Zak Oh Adelaide,we really don’t show enough of you off – but you have a special place in my heart (truly, with your Haighs Factory how could it not?) Lucy of Lucy Jane Photography sent over this delightful Adelaide engagement shoot of Rosie and Zak. I love the gardens around Adelaide and this

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What a beautiful colour this is – a little bit pink, a little bit red. A vibrant, joyous colour just right for adding richness to your palette. Combine with dark grey green and pale pearly grey –       With Tiffany blue and ivory –       With Sage Green, plum and pops of orange –       With Taupe and

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Caitlin & Stirling’s Wedding (Photo By Janine Kaye) Okay Polka lovelies- who had a week full of wonderful surprises? Or was it hard going and you’re ready for the weekend? I’ve had a lovely week showing off beautiful weddings and exciting things to you this week and I’m looking forward to next week. But I

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Securing a venue, caterers and hire companies, dress fittings, liasing with suppliers, menus, invitations, transport, bridesmaids, family … it can all get a bit overwhelming! Planning a total DIY wedding, on a private property can be done without a melt down or the day being a hectic mess. The key? Prepare, prepare, prepare! My fiance Matt

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Lyndall and Alex – Photography by En Vogue There’s one complaint we get a lot. “Once I put the word wedding in front of my order, it doubled in price”. It’s a frustration that upsets many of our couples and perhaps it’s the industry to blame in part. Not because we do charge differently for

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Richard and Taia Today’s wedding is one that will go to the depths of your heart. A simple, beautiful, garden wedding with nothing but a couple getting married surrounded by their loved ones. I adore details, I love personal touches but what I love most of all? Is how a couple interprets that for their

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The Style With Us Team have styled their third inspiration shoot and I think the results are a gorgeous inspiration with a fresh take an a traditional colour palette. Shot at a private residence, the theme for the shoot was “Timeless Elegance” and the team wanted to do the show off the colour scheme of

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