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“Her aim is as simple as to make the wearer feel beautiful”. Sydney designer Luom Ousby and her brand Luomo is all about simple, beautiful gowns. With training from New Zealand’s leading fashion institutes and training with some of Australia’s leading designers,  each gown is crafted in the the Sydney Luomo studio (and Luom also

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Andrew and Amy Andrew and I first crossed paths six years ago. He was finishing his teaching degree and I had just returned to Townsville after studying in Brisbane. I was never one to approach a guy but something felt different this time and I wasn’t going to let this one get away! I put

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Image by Half Orange Photography You may not be overly interested in helping with all the finer details of the wedding planning, but this new wedding trend is sure to spark your interest! Consider bringing an uber-cool, rat-pack vibe to your reception by creating a sophisticated and elegant man-cave. The idea of setting up a

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Good morning Dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? Time to kick off our week with a spotlight on the members of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory Our wedding directory has such unique and incredible vendors- unique items to hire for your wedding, talented, inspiring wedding photographers, delicious and beautiful wedding cakes, and inspiring wedding stationery..

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1. Chocolate dipped jumbo marshmallows from FrosttheCake   2. Roasted coffee beans from AproposRoasters   3. Flavoured sugar from trio3   4. Heart sugar cookies from SugarMeDesserterie   5. Fleur de Lys golden cookie from  PastryTartBakery  6. Cones of spice blends from David and Patricia  

Sydney’s Grand Pacific Group looks after some of the city’s most popular venues- from Gunners Barracks, to The Tea Rooms QVB, the venues are incredible (and popular to boot!) We’re delighted to have Holly Orsman Smith, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Grand Pacific Group to join us today and share her wisdom on

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Flor and Brett This engagement shoot won me over straight from the start. Instead of enveloping the sun and golden blue skies of the beach, photographer Alma Photography captured the beach at it’s moodiest. With grey skies, silver waters and a combined love of surfing- this is the quintessential Australian love affair! The couple tell

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Diyana & Kouhei Long time readers know I have a soft spot for colder weather and part of the reason is what Mother Nature does- golden leaves, fiery red landscapes and dark grey skies. It makes for the most spectacular backdrop! Mohd Ming shot Diyana and Kouhei’s engagement photographs during Autumn in Korea and the

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Photo by Our Labor of Love from Elizabeth Anne Designs Raspberry pink is one of my favourite colours. The delicious richness of the colour is not quite fuchsia, not quite red and sits happily with it’s deep dark undertones. Pair it with red for something bright and unexpected, white for easy chic and a mixed

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Photo from Beach Picnic Engagement Shoot by Sheer Image Photography Happy Friday Dotties! What a funny week it has been with a public holiday in the middle of it for us Aussies! With wedding season well and truly winding down, I’d love to know if there are any Dotties tying the knot this weekend? We

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When Tom married Anna in their backyard (see more on Polka Dot Bride) I knew it was something pretty special and I loved hearing what Tom had to say, especially the way he proposed! Tom recalls “I had the best fun at the wedding and I wouldn’t change a single thing. Anna worked so hard

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I can’t believe another month has passed and it’s time again for Polka Dot Hot Spot! Any nagging problems? things you want to get off of your chest? get an opinion on? Leave me a comment! Today’s hot spot is all about the groom. I’ve been reading a lot about grooms lately. From publications that

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Infographs are the new big thing on the internet. A way to see information at a glance! While I have seen plenty of infographs on America and American wedding trends, it wasn’t until McCrindle Research sent across this one based on Australian weddings & marriages that I wanted to share it! We shared this one

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Juleps are one of the oldest and most iconic American cocktails, and not something we are too familiar with in Australia. However that’s not to say that there aren’t a lot of Bourbon Whiskey lovers here who would love to see this pretty concoction at your wedding. A dressed up, girly bourbon… who would have

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