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Nikki & Matt What an elegant South Australian wedding I have for you this morning! Our groom looked dapper in white tie and the bride looked stunning in her sweetheart strapless gown when they wed at this beautiful mid twentieth century homestead. Melbourne photographer Lucy Spartalis flew to Adelaide to capture the wedding and managed

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When writing up today’s gorgeous inspiration shoot, I really couldn’t call it anything but pretty wedding inspiration. It’s feminine, sweet, classic- but it’s also attainable and something you can implement into your own wedding day. Purple hydrangeas as gorgeous aren’t they? And that’s just look one! Today’s inspiration shoot was a collaboration between Angela Higgins

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Mat and Jane Mat and I got married on Oneroa Beach on Waiheke Island which is a 40 minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland in New Zealand. Most of my family lives on Waiheke and it is a really special place for Mat and I. Getting all our Australian friends to my hometown and having

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  I must say I am tempted to purchase this week’s font for myself – I love a good swirl and Melany Lane has plenty of delicious curves and delightful dips that would make a traditional style wedding invitation have a modern edge. The font comes as a pack of five (the font itself in

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Belinda and Christian There is an elegant, quiet beauty about today’s beach side wedding. The backdrop of the ocean, the golden Summer sunset and the most beautiful story to tell. Whale Beach always provides a spectacular backdrop, and today’s wedding is no exception. Belinda recalls how she met her husband Christian.We had both grown up

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With bridal market right around the corner, I wanted to share the Romona Keveza 2012 Fall collection which hit the bridal runway in October last year. The texture Romona designs with is so inspiring to me- from the fabrics with soft petals or polka dots, to the ruffles, draping and ruching. Romona Keveza always creates

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Dave and Melissa Dave and I met when we were 16. We were best friends for several years until he moved back to New Zealand for a few years, but he never forgot me and after a while, decided he was going to come back to Australia and make me his wife – and he

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There’s plenty out there on brides wearing glasses on their wedding day, but what about the groom? The latest trend in thick, black frames make such a statement. But that’s not your only option if you’re planning on wearing your spectacles on your wedding day. Check out these dapper grooms. 1. Photo by Continuum Photography

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Good morning Dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? I am so ready for a fresh new week at Polka Dot Bride. Last week was an exciting one and I can only hope that continues into the rest of March! I love starting our Mondays off with a spotlight on one of the members of

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I never tire of hearing from wedding gown experts- especially someone who stocks as many beautiful labels in her boutique as Jennifer Gao of The Wedding Boutique in Sydney. Jennifer stocks gowns from designers like Jessica Fontaine, Hilde Heim, Amira Bridal and accessories from Sara Gabriel, Stephanie Browne & Fletcher & Grace to name a

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1. Short ripped natural wooden candleholder by aTwistOfNature 2. Tree branch centrepiece by Worleys 3. Wood log candleholders by CharlestonCharms 4. Driftwood centrepiece by Ammoudia 5. Wood candle holder by thisfineday 6. Organic rustic tea lights by WildernessSerenity   Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Which means Polka Dot Bride receives a commission if

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Kristine and Chris This shot wowed me from the word go, I love the relaxed nature of Kristine and Chris’ engagement portraits. Captured by photographer Julian Beattie, the shoot is a little something different- they capture the beauty and green (oh so green) of Mother Nature but also the intimacy of the relationship of Kristine

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It’s St Patrick’s Day and with that in mind, I wanted to share this boho inspired shoot all the way from Ireland! It’s a collaboration between photographer Lisa O’Dwyer and wedding stylist Pearl & Godiva, The theme was “winter still life” but for me, it has a special kind of moodiness, a feeling that reminds

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Jacqueline and Ricky On the eve of St Patrick’s Day, I thought we’d take a little spin across the oceans and devour this incredible Irish wedding! The landscape and architecture are so beautifully Irish and a beautiful way to lead into one of the happiest cultural days of the year! Jacqueline recalls how she met

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