Keira Knightley’s brilliant green dress from new release movie Atonement has been voted ‘The best film costume of all time’ in a poll by Instyle and Sky Movies.I’m surprised to see the bias cut, backless silk gown beat Marilyn Monroe’s Seven Year Itch Dress but perhaps this season’s lust for jewel colours and greens set

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This about sums it up doesn’t it? A snapshot from the wedding of Kristina and Brock (see more here) captured by Michele M WaitePhoto courtesy of  Michele M Waite

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Although Polka Dot Bride is an Australian blog, I often get word of exciting giveaways throughout the USA. So on the off chance you’re an Aussie bride planning a US wedding or a USA reader here’s a rundown of some of the great giveaways this month!Blue Orchid Designs are giving away a free wedding coordination

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Or a lot! Martha Stewart’s new book release ‘Martha Stewart’s Wedding Cakes’ looks delicious! With beautiful colour photos (from previous Martha Stewart Wedding magazines), tips and tricks for great cakes, cultural tips, and much more- the book is full of inspiration! Kenzie Kate has had a sneak peek and says it’s a winner so you KNOW

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How lovely to finally see the much anticipated wedding pics of Katherine Heigl! A radiant glowing bride- that’s for sure!Check out OK! Magazine soon for more!

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Aussie Michelle Roth was born into weddings with her parents owning famous bridal label Henri Josef website. She now works with her brother Henry in New York designing stunning gowns and wowing the bridal world. Together they have also created the Henry Roth line. Maya by Michelle RothMichelle Roth is also co author of wedding

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Mariana Hardwick Summer Sample Sale! For the entire month of January Mariana Hardwick’s Clearance outlet is on sale. Up to 30% off already reduced stock. Find huge reductions on a beautiful selection of designer samples, stock gowns, one offs, seconds and discontinued lines, many of which are still in the current collection! Bridal gowns priced

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Hot fuchsia pink and bright orange is such a fantastic combo for your wedding- mixed with the fresh white of your wedding dress it’s summery and fresh and really makes everything zing!Images courtesy of, & ultimate wedding.