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Bridesmaids

Bridesmaids gowns are a tough challenge, finding just the right one that works for a range of shapes and sizes can be tricky so I’m always on the lookout for new Australian designers and gorgeous bridesmaids gowns.Brisbane designer Tania Olsen has released her latest bridesmaid collection under her Sentani label. Tania’s second collection largely centres

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The latest Alannah Hill collection to hit my desk,”Dreaming Of The Amalfi Coast” is just the ticket for hot Summer weddings. Bright colours and bold patterns echo the feeling of long Summer days and create a completely different look for bridesmaids (or the colour loving bride).Water colour prints are always gorgeous and this collection has

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Can I just say how much I would love to see a bride wearing the incredible striped gown from Australian designer Carla Zampatti above? The Carla Zampatti Spring Summer 2013 collection is modern, stylish and so very chic – all the things I have come to adore about this designer.Spring/Summer 2013 is filled with elegantly

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Avarie GownAustralian designer Rachel Gilbert has always been a beautiful choice for brides wanting something a little different or bridesmaids wanting to dazzle. With a bevvy of incredible evening gowns under her belt, Rachel’s designs lend themselves more and more to the formality and modern sparkle of weddings.With beautiful gowns in a luxurious range of

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The designs from label Alannah Hill My beautiful life clip are always a favourite amongst our readers – from fun and flirty bridesmaid frocks, wedding accessories and even bridal frocks. The Spring Summer 2013 Alannah Hill collection is full of feminine florals, beautiful laces and plenty of wedding worth accessories.I particularly love the shoot for

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I’m so thrilled to share with you the images from The Babushka Ballerina’s latest bridesmaids collection.  Sierra of The Babushka Ballerina is on a mission to bring the best of the best to Brisbane – so the boutique stocks the most beautiful gowns from designers like Anna Campbell, Two Birds Bridesmaid and even her own

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Whimsical bridesmaid inspiration was the mission for the team behind today’s bridesmaid styling! Lead by bridal designer Cathleen Jia, and captured by Finessence Photography, the team created a soft whimsical shoot to inspired bridesmaids to have a little fun with their look.The team headed to a friend’s property in Mount Evelyn where the trees were

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Australian flower girl designer Tutu De Monde says good bye to the flower girl dresses of years ago and hello to their latest collection “Meeting Miss Havisham” inspired by the mysterious Miss Havisham shutting herself away in her Gothic mansion, the intrigue and mystery of ghostly figures, and the strange eccentricities of the unexplored. Gowns

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Photo by SugarLove Weddings from Ilana and Benjamin’s Vintage Glamour WeddingThis post request goes way back to our reader survey last year (I haven’t written about it since 2008!) and today I wanted to dive in. Having your bridesmaids wear non identical gowns or mismatched is one of my favourite looks and can be a

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 Art Deco Wedding Inspiration Photography by Sarzy O PhotographyWe’re no strangers to the love of Art Deco here at Polka Dot Bride and have been eagerly counting down the days as The Great Gatsby movie premiere gets closer – the costuming, sets and details galore sure to send our minds ticking over.Injecting a little Gatsby

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As a little girl, I loved nothing more than dressing up. Unfortunately, it never led to me being a flowergirl, just my now wistful wishing that big, fluffy tutus were as available in my childhood as they are for kids today. Dressing up hasn’t changed, and loving the sight of little girls in a beautiful

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Photo by Justin DeMutiis Photography via Southern WeddingsI have really been loving bridesmaids in navy lately. It’s such an elegant colour and a little softer than the classic black.  It’s also pretty trans seasonal- navy in Summer and Spring is just as appropriate as navy in winter (especially if you switch up the skirt length!).Paired

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The gorgeous neutrals of a rustic wedding palette always inspire me. Nudes, dusty browns, blush pinks and earthy tones.Today’s inspiration shoot,  all about rustic bridesmaid inspiration is a collaboration between Lara Hotz, stylist Maura McGuirk, assistant stylist Jaimi Krost, makeup artist Cassie Sobel (0408629295) ,and hair stylist Bryoni’s Hair Bondi ((02) 9300 0229) with gowns

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I’ve always been inspired by the eclectic use of colours, patterns and prints from Australian designer Alannah Hill. Sometimes it’s like entering a kaleidoscope of colours and as you reveal the layers- pieces come to life. Incredible hair accessories, sweet coats, coloured cardis.I’m often peeking in store for gorgeous bridesmaid or bridal accessories- with my

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I love seeing a designer’s new collection and today’s designer decided to unveil a brand new bridesmaid collection in a slightly different way! Manning Cartell worked with illustrator Pippa McManus to create a beautifully drawn catalogue of the brand new bridesmaid’s collection.The collection is nothing traditional, instead choosing to focus on the fashion forward, modern

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