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Happy Australia Day! (Why Australian Weddings Are Awesome)

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With Polka Dot Bride being all about everything Australian, I want to celebrate Australia Day today with a look at why I love Australian weddings so much! The team and I are taking the day off (as is the Australian way after all!) to spend with our families, but I’ll be back tomorrow again!

I love the backdrops of mountain ranges…

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Photo from Cara and Bruce’s Wedding  by York Street Wedding Photography

The browns of freshly sown fields…

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Photo from Kimberley and John’s Wedding by Jonas Peterson

The golden light of tropical Islands…

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Photo from Amanda and Brett’s Wedding by Lisa Michele Burns

Of beautiful country houses, their stories hidden inside…

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Photo from Domonique and Nick’s Wedding by Stephen Henry Photographics

To icons that are recognisable world over…

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Photo from Katie and Stephen’s Wedding by SugarLove Weddings

and rolling hills of golden, sun dried grass.

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Photo from Sayuri and Luke’s Wedding by David Robertson

I love our love of fashion…

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Photo from Prue and Andrew’s Wedding by Infinity Photography

Unique style…

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Photo from Kate and Tim’s Wedding by Jonathan Ong

And, of course, shoes.

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Photos from Laura and Jacob’s Wedding by Studio Sixty Photography

 I love that there are just as many beautiful weddings in ballrooms…

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Photo from Geetha and Andrew’s Wedding by gm photographics

As there are on the beach…

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Photo from Emeila and Anthony’s Wedding by Pobke Photography

And in the country.

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 Photo from Kylie and Chris’ Wedding by Infinity Photography.

I love our native blooms…

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Photo from Sandra and Richard’s Wedding by David Henry Photography

and our talented local designers…

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Photo from Lisa and Anthony’s Wedding by Candice Ottaway for O Photography

And touches that pay homage to our country.

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Photo from Emily and Chae’s Wedding by Filip Welna

I love that we embrace our religions…

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Photo from Athena and Dariusz’s Wedding by  Marcus Bell of Studio Impressions

And cultural traditions.

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Photo by from Cindy and David’s Wedding by Lara Luz

  I love that we don’t take ourselves too seriously…

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Photo from Natalie and Shayne’s wedding by Lakshal Perera

We’re not afraid to laugh at ourselves…

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Photo from Nicola and Steven’s Wedding by Michelle Fiona Photography.

Even when it rains…

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Photo  from Kim and Christopher’s Wedding by Matt Reed.

Or cry.

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Photo from Emma and Andy’s Wedding by Samm Blake.

I love that we know how to dance…

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Photo from Nat and Mark’s Wedding by Bec+Fo

Oh yes we love to dance…

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Photo from Sally and Ben’s Wedding by Leo Farrell Photography

And sing our hearts out.

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Photo from Michelle and David’s Wedding by I Love Wednesdays

But what I love most of all.. is that we feel deeply…

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Photo from Cheyenne and Nic’s Wedding by Leah Kua

We rock our own personal style…

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Photo from Annalies and Simon’s Wedding  by Beth Carter Photography.

And love with everything we have.

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Photo from Julie and Pedzi’s wedding by You Can’t Be Serious Photography

Happy Australia Day!

 

 

COMMENTS
  • Paula
    Paula says:
    January 26, 2012 at 9:35 pm

    love the first dress :X is just stunning

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  • Ali
    Ali says:
    January 27, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Beautifully said Ms Polka! I really loved reading this post and it made me very proud to be a young aussie. Happy Straya Day to you :)

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    blogtweeter1 says:
    January 27, 2012 at 6:54 am

    Very beautiful pictures of these weddings! Looks really nice with the different environments also!

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  • Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie
    Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie says:
    January 27, 2012 at 7:03 am

    Soooooo many beautiful shots!!!

    xo

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  • Danicia Dutry
    Danicia Dutry says:
    January 27, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Gorgeous post Ms Polka Dot! Love the diversity, colour and laughter xx

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  • Kobe
    Kobe says:
    January 27, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Truly beautiful Ms Polka! Couldn’t have said it better myself!

    -xxx-

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    January 29, 2014 at 12:58 pm

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