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Australian bridal designers Master/Slave are nothing if not daring. Their latest collection “Dream” is all about elegant, beautiful draping. The dresses are cut on the bias,  echoing the work of Parisian couturier Vionnet in 1920s.Featuring the softest chiffon, Master/Slave have created sensual yet dramatic wedding gowns. The “Dream” collection is more traditional than previous collections

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Adam and LaniAdam and I got married in January – in Sydney.  As we are both young we wanted to ensure the wedding wasn’t too “formal” or just a “white room” that could belong to anyone. Adam is very creative and we really wanted our personalities to be reflected throughout the day. The day was

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Happy Monday Dotties! What have you got planned for the week ahead?Before we break out the inspiration, and boy, is there some gorgeous imagery coming your way this week, it’s time to showcase one of our much loved members of Ms Polka Dot’s DirectoryMs Polka Dot’s Directory is growing- we’re adding brand new vendors every

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1. Mother of pearl earrings from OdetoStella   2. Mother of pearl collar from andreagoo   3. Mother of pearl vintage cufflinks from  BumbershootDesigns   4. Mother of pearl accented purse from HopscotchCouture   5. Mother of pearl clovers bracelet from RedDiamondJewelry   6. Sterling silver white mother of pearl ring from Twist21trinkets

The gorgeous bridal gowns from Sydney designer Amanda Garrett never fail to leave me wanting more. Her simple elegance and eye for design leaves it’s mark on every gown she creates. I’m thrilled to have Amanda share her story and wisdom with us today!Can you tell us a little about your background and what led

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Shefali & MichaelWhen Alyssa Wilcox sent the engagement shoot of Shefali and Michael over I was delighted – snow! Scarves! Hats! It’s everything I adore about winter and makes for such a magical engagement session! Then snow itself is magical – the landscapes, the cold, the falling flakes. But it only adds to the warmth

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Leah & AllenLeah and Allen had such a fun and cheeky engagement session that I thought it would be the nicest way to kick off the day!Shot by Sabra Creative, photographer Shawn relays, “The morning of the shoot Leah was cleaning the house and tidying up. She decided that while Alan was still asleep she

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1. Candlestick makeover from Cupcakes & Cashmere 2.  Blue candlesticks from Sunset 3, Candles from Anik Gneib 4. Candlestick centrepiece from Womans Day 5. Black lacquered candlesticks from Gumps via Remodelista 6. Danish candlesticks from MonkiVintage 7. Chroma candlestick from Anthropologie 8. Coloured candlesticks from Martha Stewart Weddings 9. Coral candlestick photo by Crystal Clear

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Today we’re welcoming another new Melbourne writer who recently attended the Langham Wedding Showcase with the lovely Ms Gingham. Today she shares a little behind the curtains of the Langham Hotel’s opulent wedding services.I normally only find myself at luxury hotels on special occasions – anniversaries, birthdays and maybe even special  events. So it was

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Photo from Lewis & Mary’s Intimate Garden Wedding by Bec Johnson PhotographyHappy Friday Dotties! I am looking forward to a bit of proper down time with Mr Polka this weekend after a mad and crazy week (long weekends always make time go strangely!) What are you up to? On Polka Dot GroomWhen Hong married Amy

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Nothing says it’s Friday quite like me gatecrashing the Weddings blog by asking questions, being nosy and sitting down for a cup of tea (or cocktail!) with you all! Today is one of my favourites, because I love to see your plans. Your emails and words have always been one of my very favourite parts

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The story of Stewart’s wedding ring (from his marriage to Claire, see more of the wedding on Polka Dot Bride) is a beautiful one, one that needs sharing.Stewart recounts the tale. “When my grandmother and grandfather got married about 85 years ago, they could not afford a good wedding band for him. On their 25th

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Lewis and MaryLewis and I were together for just over a year when he, after asking for my father’s permission, proposed at our home in Brisbane. He had lit the house with fairy lights and candles, and had “our” music playing. He asked me to dance. He then asked me to marry him. It was

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Anna & TomI’ve said it before and I’ll say it again- there is magic to be had with a wedding at home. Perhaps it’s celebrating something so special in the place where you unwind on a Sunday, hang out the washing, plant your favourite blooms and open your curtains to see every day. It sometimes

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