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I love seeing brand new bridal collections from designers. I love seeing the inspiration, the unique muses, the things that drive them to create beauty and today, the brand new collection from Bo & Luca is no different. “Cassiopeia” takes inspiration from the dramatic mystery of the night. Gowns (and shorter dresses) pull in incredible

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Known for its homage to fine European tailoring, Godwin Charli has released its Spring Summer 2015/2016 collection with a focus on traditional tailoring and a mix of contemporary style and fabrics. The latest collection includes a vast array of classic and modern pieces –  I assure you that at least one of them will catch

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Nikki Parkinson is the ‘go to girl ‘ for styling!  Her blog, Styling You, helps busy women get out the door each day looking and feeling the best they can. As Nikki says, it’s not about embracing the latest fashion (although this certainly helps!). It’s about really understanding what makes women tick and what drives

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It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, if you’re having a wedding back in Australia you want every detail to be perfect. And that’s the strength of Pillingers Hiring Service. They can consult with you whether you are overseas or interstate and present detailed diagrams showing how the event will look, so that

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1. Soft bridal wrap from ctroum 2. Tulle cape from Lenny Fashion 3. Silk and wool shawl from Gina Mastio 4. Cape with organza flowers from Vanna Bridal 5. Floral cape from gebridal 6. Lace bridal cape from Mamma Mia Bridal Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Which means Polka Dot Bride receives a

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Happy Monday Dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? Mr Polka and I had a quiet one and spent some time nesting, which is what we like to do best. Did you do anything fun? Monday morning comes around quickly and so it’s time to highlight and show off the members of Ms Polka Dot’s

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 Brooke & Dave It’s no secret that Winter is my favourite time of year, but what is more of an unknown is the reason why. So much about Brooke and Dave’s relaxed winter engagement shoot knocks it on the head. Cosy cups of hot tea and coffee, snuggly jumpers, long walks in the cold crisp

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Sousan & Harvey Sometimes all you need is simplicity and elegance and this elegant Sydney wedding has all that and more! Sousan and Harvey chose a popular Sydney venue for their wedding – marrying in the courtyard before celebrating with their guests at a sit down reception and of course, the best part – dancing

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Photo by Sarah Christensen from Paula and Brendan’s Lord Howe Island Destination Wedding Ah the end of another working week! It has been such a cold miserable week here, that I am looking forward to curling up on the couch this weekend and diving into a long to do list of reading. A bookworm I

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Today I would like to introduce the first of one of our new tutorials – the Hair and Make-Up Master Class. With so many new and different looks and styles coming through from the runway shows and “red carpet extravaganzas”, we thought we’d better talk to the experts to see how you can “get the

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This Cocktail Friday, start dreaming of sultry hot days with this tropical summer Lace Beach Sunset cocktail! Ingredients: 45 ml vodka 15 ml peach Schnapps 60 ml cranberry juice 60 ml orange juice Method: 1. Fill a high ball glass with ice. 2. Add all the ingredients in the order listed above. By adding the

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Image via Lillianfels Resort and Spa A honeymoon in the picturesque Blue Mountains is a perfect way to enjoy each other’s company, without paying top dollar for travel insurance or overseas flights. Just being in the Blue Mountains is enough activity for many, with ethereal backdrops and the stunning flora and fauna Australia is known

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There is nothing quite like the backdrop of the Australian bush of a wedding, and today’s modern bush land wedding inspiration shoot combines the gorgeous bushland backdrop, with wedding inspiration that is simple, but incredibly beautiful. Photographer Alana Taylor Photography team with with hairstylist Blair Pinchman from Adagé Hair and Body, makeup artist Stephanie Pase

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grapefruit-gin

Gin is a fantastic tipple on its own, but when you add these complimentary botanicals, it’s lifted to another level. Try it out on your bridesmaids, mix it up into a signature cocktail or pop little gift-wrapped bottles on the tables for favours. What you need:  – 750ml clean bottle or jar with a lid

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