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Fiona and StewThis marks a little announcement – we’re now going to be showcasing these amazing destination weddings on our specialty title Polka Dot Honeymoons. With much discussion with the lovely Ms Gingham, we figured our honeymoons blog is the perfect place – you go there to dream of your time away after the wedding

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Katrina and AntOh New Zealand, you never fail to make me fall a little bit more in love with you with every wedding I see! Today’s is beautifully relaxed – something New Zealander’s know how to do so gorgeously. Take a trip with me through the story of Katrina and Ant.Katrina tells their story. “We

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Over the past two years, Mr Tagg and I have discovered that wedding planning is all about doing whatever makes you happy. Tradition is not set in stone and when it comes to your happiness, you shouldn’t feel bound by rules.Having said that, after a recommendation from our photographers, Bronnie and Adam at Craven Images,

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Duomo di MilanoMilan is a strange city … in half a day you can see just about everything you’ll find on a “must-see” guide, but after 25 years you can still be amazed by the number of secret and secluded places randomly getting in your way. It’s not the most popular of all the Italian

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Kim and ChristopherI’m quite taken with the splendid wedding I have to share with you today – regular readers know I am never worried about rain on a wedding day. I think it makes for the most wonderful atmosphere. We haven’t had many wedding days where the rain becomes such an integral part of the

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I almost can’t believe it’s only been eight months since I first came across the gorgeous bridal accessories of Sydney designer Kristi Bonnici. I fell for Kristi’s gorgeous inspired hair pieces, capes and polka dot veils. Now she’s back with two brand new collections which are filled with beautiful details and give a stunning selection

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One of the questions I am asked most often, when couples first contact me about their wedding ceremonies is “do you do rehearsals?”. Well, yes, I do – of course, I do – if you want one. Wedding rehearsals are not for everyone. There are reasons for and against. Here are some things to consider

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Image courtesy of Photocity Wedding PhotographyOne thing I quickly found out when I started planning my wedding, was that it wasn’t going to be cheap! Like a lot of young couples these days, my then fiancee and I had just purchased our first home a few months before we got engaged, and all of our

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As much as I love shorter gowns, floral gowns and gowns with a bit of a twist, there is something to be said for a floor length, classically elegant bridesmaid’s gown. The new collection of Badgley Mischka bridesmaids gowns have just landed in Australia and I love their classic style – from asymmetrical necklines to

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Oh cake! Cake is one of my favourite wedding elements – it combines art with something for my tummy. Always a winning combination! Patricia from Yummy Cupcakes & Cakes creates the most delicious and also beautiful cakes – each one their own work of art! I’m thrilled to have Patricia share her pearls (or is

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AnthonyIt always kills me when I can’t show each and every single one of the gorgeous wedding images photographers send us. When Anthony and Emelia married (see more here) I struggled to cut out some of my favourite photos – a morning of lawn bowls that Anthony kicked off with his friends. So along with

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Welcome to another week on Polka Dot Bride! Is it the second week of August already – oh, how the time flies!It’s Monday morning which means a spotlight on Ms Polka Dot’s Directory! Our directory is a one stop shop to help you find the best wedding vendors for your wedding – from stylists to

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Bonnie and DamienA little, sweet vintage inspired engagement shoot this Saturday from Shayla at Images with Love. Together with Katy from Hummingbird Vintage Hire, hair stylist Anna Felton and our couple Bonnie and Damien, Shayla shot a beautiful engagement shoot for this Brisbane couple.Bonnie tells their love story. “We met when I was 14 and

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Suzanne and BrianI loved the Autumn colours in this morning’s shoot (plus there’s boots and we all know my current love for winter boots!) Suzanne and Brian met with their photographer Nikita Gross at an abandoned service station in Cincinnati for their engagement shoot. Aren’t the neutral colours beautiful? Suzanne looks like she’s glowing!Photos by

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