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I really love discovering new Australian bridal designers and showcasing their work on Polka Dot Bride. So when I stumbled upon Shuan Kuan of Collezione Bridal Couture, I really wanted to share her creations with you. Based in Perth, Collezione Bridal Couture creates one of a kind gowns for their customers. From modern and slick,

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Ricky and Anne 1) The Courtship I am Ricky (the Groom) and I’m from Vancouver, Canada.  Anne is from Manila in the Philippines. Anne came to Canada on a Working Visa – she was only supposed to stay a few months but her contract kept getting extended. I was a greeter at my local Church

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Happy Monday Dots!! This week is such a funny one with Melbourne Cup right in the middle (which means it is definitely, completely Spring!) It’s almost time to launch into the festivities the end of the year brings, but I’m not quite ready for it- how about you? Let’s kick off our week of inspiration

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As someone who spends the bulk of her life in front of a computer screen, I can easily get in a rut with what I wear. I’m always looking for fresh ways to add something different to my look! Today’s expert Cindy Newstead of Cinz Style is just the right person to go to for

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Shireen & Mitch A gorgeous summery, beachside engagement shoot for you this Saturday from photographer Andrea Sproxton. Shireen tells such a beautiful story of her life with Mitch “Mitch and I first met through mutual friends. We were very comfortable and relaxed with each other from the start and could talk for hours about almost

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I was inspired by this gorgeous cake from The Caketress in front of the grey seat today and came up with a coral, watermelon and grey wedding inspiration board. I love this colour combination for summer weddings – the grey with the pinky oranges is such a fresh look. Cake photo by Rebecca Wood Photography

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Rob and Hanna I had a stroke in November last year, so it was really important to me to show the world that I loved Rob for sticking by me through that! Ours was the best wedding, I’m sure you hear that all the time, but we got lots of compliments! A friend – Ainsley

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A Traveling Wedding Photographer Photography by Kyle Hepp Yay! Happy Friday Polka Dotties! Mr Polka & I are set for a quiet weekend with a spot of shopping (oh hooray says he!). I want to get organised, a bit of Spring cleaning perhaps? On our specialty blogs this week: On Polka Dot Groom Josh shares

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Recently, Sydney designer Bowie held a dinner party to launch his White Story Collection at the Gazebo Wine Garden. Selected guests enjoyed an intimate dinner in a fairytale setting while models paraded Bowie’s latest creations. Photos from Bowie

Bree & Kris When a rainy day comes along, weddings are pushed inside, alternative plans are made and dreams are slightly altered. Today’s wedding though, didn’t change any plans, just added a few umbrellas.. and what a story they will have to tell of the day the magical mist started off their marriage together! Bree

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Brand new Melbourne based letterpress wedding stationer St Gertrude Design & Letterpress has popped onto the scene with a wave of beautiful wedding invitations. Amy Mitchell, the talent behind St Gertrude has been designing stationery for two years but decided to take the plunge and launch the brand with a beautiful new website this week.

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Have you noticed that those little things really add up and can easily blow your wedding budget? So today I have for you a free printable tag that, together with a couple of affordable elements, can make an elegant favour without the high-end price tag. Download your PDF template here P.S. If you like the

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As mentioned earlier in Catherine and James’ laid back country wedding that we featured earlier today, Josh Lamont shot the couple’s wedding video and I’m delighted to share the sneak peek of it with you this afternoon.

Catherine & James A lovely wedding in the country for you today – a backyard wedding if you will with plenty of country trimmings and a lot of country style. The couple met at Christian Youth leadership conference in Sydney. James a wedding photographer (at James Day) met Catherine as he gave her directions to

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