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I’ve been a long time watcher of Anne Barge’s fashion shows at bridal week and admired her tenacious spirit and drive. Anne’s gowns are exclusively stocked at Basilica Couture in Australia and I am delighted to have Anne join us today on Polka Dot Wisdom!Tell us a little about you? How did you get into

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1. Yellow gold plated ruby bracelet from talesofcamelot   2. Gold plated earrings with pink opal glass from anatoliantaledesign   3. Vintage brass locket from emmagemshop  4. Swarovski and silver earrings from martaky   5. Set of 10 knee length robes from plumprettysugar   6. Gold stacking bangles from SecretCharm

Yummy gold shoes, rustic golden touches and a silhouette cake! I want to style this wedding! I hope this gives you lots of ideas to work with today!Engraved Wooden Wedding Invitation by Roberto Sand / Diament Jewelry for Urban Renewal Vintage Name Bracelet from Anthropologie / Sillouette wedding cake topper by Simply Sillouettes Weddings /

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Carley & JoeI have a beautiful engagement shoot to share with you from Luke Going Photography today! Held in Maleny, Luke took advantage of the rolling hills and Autumn colours to create a cosy and beautiful engagement shoot  of the glowing newly engaged Carley & Joe!They tell how they met. “We were at Sunday afternoon

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Roxanne and BradIt’s always special when I get to share the wedding of  a reader and today’s photography delightfully shared how Roxanne had read Polka Dot Bride throughout her engagement. I loved seeing how Roxanne’s day came together – the rustic farm location, to the little touches like including nods to her grandparents in elements

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Top Japanese restaurant Haru based in New York provides the sweetest recipe for a pink inspired wedding with their “Cherry Blossom” cocktail recipe!Ingredients:– 57 ml Svedka Cherry–  44 ml Nigori Sake– 15 ml Cranberry Juice– 15 ml Peach Puree– Cherry blossom flowerMethod:1. Pour ingredients over over ice, vigorously shake2. Strain3.  Serve straight up in a

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I’m getting married this February, groom and groomsmen are wearing black suits, bridesmaids are in a gorgeous sage green, my dress is considered a warm white. What colour flowers would you recommend for my bridesmaids and I? Hope you can help me. Congratulations on your wedding in February!The flowers – you could either keep all

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Photo from A Fun Favourite Things Sydney Wedding by by Infinity PhotographyI think I’m actually trying to get into Spring (not that the weather is helping) with my sudden trend of picking bouquet shots for Friday Roundups. It’s been a busy week at Polka Dot Bride and we’re starting to plan out our 2013 content

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At Erin and Matt’s Elegant Daylesford Wedding Matt kept his look formal and classic with a black suit from SABA paired with Julius Marlow shoes, a white shirt and black tie. His groomsmen wore the same SABA suits. Photos by Xiss Photography.

Having blue flowers as part of your ceremony is a totally cute way of incorporating the ‘something blue’ into your wedding. As a lover of all things Mother Nature created, I would advise steering clear of any un-naturally blue coloured flowers They may have the colour, but there is just something off about them! You

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Tired of only having mass produced jewellery to choose from? Would you like to custom design a piece of jewellery – and all from the comfort of your home?Enter StyleRocks. Launched in 2011, StyleRocks founder Pascale tells us, “I was frustrated by having to choose jewellery on offer that wasn’t right for me: I don’t

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Are you forgoing wedding favours? It’s still a lovely gesture to thank your guests at the reception with a small note of appreciation. Simply print out onto thick white card, trim to size and round the corners with a corner punch. You could sign the bottom of it to add a personal touch if you

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Andy and SandraAndy and I met in Sydney, unexpectedly at a time when I had already made plans to move overseas to Hong Kong so we were the last people we thought we would end up with. I left for Hong Kong as planned and against all odds, we decided that a long distance relationship

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I’m always slightly enchanted when it comes to stationery and I was delighted when these beauties landed in my inbox from Melody at Mr & Mrs. I think, seeing the different ways fronts, paper and design come together gets my creativity flowing and seeing a new designer pop onto my screen with a collection that

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