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Karen and AdamEscaping the city brings a certain sense of relaxation with it, which makes the vibe just about right for a beautiful wedding. So it makes sense that beautiful seaside towns like Portsea are popular wedding destinations and set the scene for the beautiful marriage celebration of Karen and Adam. Each moment captured carefully

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When it comes to a wedding ceremony, it’s often reflective of the path the couple has taken to get to the wedding day. So continuing on with our wedding readings series (see readings on togetherness here and readings on the definition of marriage here.) I’m focusing on readings which tell of journeys in love and

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Image via Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel Launch BrunchWhen done correctly, businesses closing can be an exciting time for business owners as they embark on new adventures and great for brides-to-be as closing down sales can provide fabulous bargains. Iconic Australian designer Collette Dinnigan recently announced that she would be closing all arms of her hugely

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Wonderhand – a lovely flowing script perfect for an elegant invitation to a soiree or hen’s party at a tearoom.Wonderhand is available from My Fonts.

Kahli & ShaneI always think weddings at a private home hold a special kind of atmosphere. There’s the garden you played in as a child, the tree you went to in times of trouble, the lawn where you kicked a soccer ball or pretended you were dancing on stage on. Kahli and Shane married on

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When a designer’s history covers Russia, Paris and New York you know there are going to be some hidden gems and with the latest Spring 2015 collection from New York designer J.Mendel, that is certainly the truth. Head designer Gilles Mendel (who now designs the brand after his father Jacques and great grandfather) is known

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This week we toast Lithuanian men’s accessories designer April Look, whose striking range of handmade grooms ties, bow ties, pocket squares and bandanas provide a cool and quirky way to reinvigorate your favourite suit or sports jacket this winter.April Look’s new collection is inspired by the vivid blooming of the European spring and summer, with

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Stephen and KristyStephen and I met through mutual friends – I knew him for quite a while before we actually got together. It took one of our close friends to get us together as neither of us was going to make the first move! Not long after we started dating I went on a two

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1. Lab Grown Padparadsha Sapphire ring from janeysjewels  2. Orange sapphire and diamond ring from RareEarth 3. Madeira citrine ring from Michaelangelas 4. Diamond and Ethiopian opal ring from CAGirlJewelry 5. Carnelian and sterling silver ring from Michaelangelas 6. Orange sapphire and sterling silver ring from WindstoneDesigns

 Although Cassie of Photography with Cassie now calls Melbourne home, she spends much of her time in Tasmania and at the other end of our vast continent, Broome. ‘Gentle honesty’ best describes her  photography style, and she tells stories using the seemingly ordinary details of life, as well as majestic landscapes to surround the couple

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Good morning Dotties! Did you tick a lot off your wedding planning list this weekend? What big ticket items are yet to go?Perhaps we can help you out? Ms Polka Dot’s Directory is packed to the brim with wonderful wedding vendors. I’m talking  Photographers who take your breath away. Stationery & Paper Goods to make

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Nicole and DylanOh I adore the pine forest back drop of Nicole and Dylan’s engagement shoot. The trees that reach to the sky, the golden light and the joy between these two warmed my heart on this cold May day! The images, captured by Juddric Photography  are such a stunning memento of Nicole and Dylan’s

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For lovers of anything sweet, the brand Ladurée is not going to be a stranger to you. So when their wedding gift collection landed in my inbox I knew it was just the right treat to share. What could be better than an afternoon pouring over macarons and gorgeous packaging?Wedding favors in gift boxes (available

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Photo by Candice Van Moolebroek from Lauren and Tim’s Warehouse Wedding  I’ve been in a distinctly colourful mood this week, with my eye being caught by bright hues in clothing and homewares, perhaps in resistance to the inevitable Winter that is about to descend upon us (but LOVING this spate of unseasonably warm Melbourne weather!). I

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