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Ready to kick off your day with gorgeous fifties wedding inspiration?[vimeo width=”550″ height=”309″]http://vimeo.com/43230882[/vimeo]I wanted to show this film because it encapsulates what I love about fifties wedding style. The sophisticated retro style with a touch of fun……lace and off the shoulder wedding dresses, great up-do’s, and hair accessories to add a touch of fifties glamour.

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The gorgeous designs Melbourne designer Gwendolynne sent down the runway at the The L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival (LMFF) certainly did not disappoint. The feminine, elegant designs were again breathtaking as they hit the runway.The 2012 collection from Gwendolynne references linear art deco and Gothic embellishments with her signature modern twist. The fabrics are tones of

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Hats look fantastic and can suit a variety of different wedding styles including country, vintage and even black tie. Here’s some inspiration for you.Simplesmente Branco / Image by Alec Venderboom via Green Wedding Shoes / Solas Wedding & Portrait Photography / Photo by Mark Quade via Sigourney and Andrew’s Vintage Inspired Australian Wedding / Image by

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1. Dried flowers from LarkspurHill   2. Patterned paper birds from jessicasue34   3. Paper birds made from vintage paper from ddeforest   4. Beach wedding confetti from FraSizzle   5. Hydrangea flower confetti from vintagehillcreations   6. Paper music notes from TreeTownPaper

Happy Monday Dotties! Did you have a lovely weekend? We are officially in winter so I am excited to expand my winter cooking repertoire!I want to put the spotlight on the members of Ms Polka Dot’s DirectoryMs Polka Dot’s Directory is designed to be a one stop shop for your wedding vendors! Whether you need

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I’ve often said I love floristry- I love the art of combining blooms, something Mother Nature produces naturally into something incredible and such a beautiful part of a wedding day. Today I’m excited to welcome Sydney florist Sally Thompson of Blushing Blooms to our expert interview series on Polka Dot Wisdom!Would you please tell me

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You won’t be searching for your “Something Blue” with this lovely blue wedding theme. Inspired by these ever classic Christian Louboutin pumps, you could choose to add some elements of blue or really make it a major feature of your wedding decor.Retro Dot Wedding Stationery by Alannah Rose / Peter Lang Earrings / Christian Louboutin

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Jess & RobbieThe clifftops of Sydney are always such a spectacular backdrop to photographs, so when David Campbell sent this engagement portrait session my way I wanted to share it! The photos were taken on Maroubra Beach and its surrounding headlands in Sydney and did Mother Nature put on a show with the crystal blue

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I seem to have a dip into a look at the gorgeous ways of using polka dots at your wedding every year or so (you can find September’s polka dot wedding roundup here). The thing I love most about polka dots is how wildly varying they can be. From huge round polka dots on your

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It’s my belief that just about anything you love can be incorporated into your wedding and today’s Ask Ms Polka Dot is all about incorporating something that is slightly offbeat, something that is not normally seen at a wedding and having fun with it anyway! Have a wedding query of your own? Email me!Ms Polka

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The Moscow Mule is said to be the drink that launched the Vodka cocktail craze in the United States in 1940’s. Since then it’s continued to be a popular ‘refresher’ drink. It’s so easy to make and really is a refreshing drink perfect for parties, picnics and all types of festivities.Ingredients:–       2 oz Vodka–       4

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Wedding Ink

Tattoos on your wedding day… flaunt or hide? This week the general consensus was FLAUNT IT! Image by Amanda Watson Photography via Wedding InkHappy Friday Dotties! Did you get up to many wedding plans this week? Did you decide on anything amazing? Mr Polka and I are celebrating a friend’s birthday this weekend (very exciting!)

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When Athena and Dariusz were married in a Greek Orthodox Church, the gorgeous surroundings, the love of family and friends, and their love for each other, made the day extra emotional.Dariusz remembers, “Definitely a highlight was seeing the bride walk down the aisle looking beautiful and absolutely radiant. The walk down the aisle, toward me,

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Our roving reporter Ms Lace was dispatched to Coffs Harbour this month, as a guest of Coffs Coast Marketing, for the Coffs Harbour “famil” – a familiarisation of Coffs Harbour and what it has to offer as a wedding location. Here are a few of her happy snaps with posts to follow on Polka Dot

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