Friday Roundup

by | Blog News, Bride



Photo by White Pearl Photography from Josh & Kassi’s Aqua Blue Wedding in the The GlassHouse

An amazingly busy week for us here at Polka Dot Central, the days have flown past and Friday has popped up out of the blue! We’re just loving all of the new themes and style ideas emerging for the next wedding season, and can’t wait to start seeing the pictures to follow. So much loveliness ahead!

If you can’t wait for your next piece of gorgeousness, we’ve got the best from the week just for you! The Friday Roundup from our specialty blogs – enjoy!

This Week On Polka Dot Weddings

Polka Dot Weddings is the blog where real brides write about their weddings and share their experiences. Inspiration abounds so click on each image to read more.


1.Real Wedding ~ Josh & Kassi’s Aqua Blue Wedding in the Glasshouse

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This Week On Polka Dot Wisdom

Polka Dot Wisdom is a treasure trove of advice, news and wedding planning tips! Written by wedding professionals you could almost plan your whole wedding by following this, the wisest of all blogs! Click on the images to read more.


1.Expert Advice – What Would They Know? Jane Burkandt of Silk & Style Bridal 2. Vendor Spotlight – Perth’s Wildest Weddings 3. Expert Advice – 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Wedding Celebrant

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This Week On Polka Dot Made

Polka Dot Made is your source for all things handmade including weekly DIY projects to make for your wedding or engagement.


1. Etsy Roundup ~ Bridesmaids’ Lingerie 2. Tuesday Type – Monolina 3. DIY Tutorial – Free Printable Marriage Advice Cards 4.Cocktail Friday – Niji Restaurant and Bar’s Brisco & Pisco Cocktails

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This week on Polka Dot Honeymoons

The wedding is over, the dust has settled and now it’s time to get away from it all! Find resort reviews, inspiration and real honeymoons every week on Polka Dot Honeymoons.


1. Love at New Heights – The World’s Top 5 Love Monuments 2. Honeymoon Destination Spotlight  – Why Visit Vietnam?

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This week on Polka Dot Groom

Polka Dot Groom is dedicated to all things groom. Inspiration, advice and style for the Australian groom.


1. Groom Style Spotlight –  Witchery Man Spring/Summer 2014 2. Real Groom-to-Be Journey –Yvonne & Carlo, A Sydney Engagement Shoot & Story of Love 3. Real Groom Style – Carl

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To celebrate their fab new website, the lovely team at Lavande Designs are offering all Sydney brides who book their wedding within the next month, a free bridal bouquet and a stylish buttonhole for their groom. The value of this generous offer is $200, and is simple to redeem.

Simply head over to Lavande Designs Facebook page and click ‘like’ then get in touch! Email [email protected] or call them on 02 9969 9007.

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So popular it has become a yearly event – don’t miss the Helen Rodrigues Annual Spring Clearance! For 3 days only, it’s first come, best dressed for gowns and items including:

·         Oscar de la Renta, Jenny Packham, Vera Wang , Marchesa, Monique Lhuillier, Carolina Herrera, Temperley London and Amanda Wakeley wedding gowns
·         Vera Wang and Bourne shoes
·         Stephanie Browne and Jenny Packham jewellery
·         Vera Wang silverware and gifts
·         Designer veils, belts, corsages
On Thursday 21st August 2-8pm, Friday 22nd August 10-5pm and Saturday 23rd August 9-5pm
Where: Shop 1A, 211 Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay NSW 2089

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Here comes the bride, Encore, Winter Wedding Open Day, Saturday August 9, 2014

On the lookout for a fabulous beachside reception centre? Encore St Kilda are hosting their Winter Wedding Open Day this Saturday August 9 from 10am to 3pm.   This stunning bayside venue is opening its doors and invites brides to experience the pleasures of planning a wedding in a comfortable, interactive and informative space. For more information and to register, head to their website.


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The gorgeous Savvy Brides are heading to Canberra for a special once off event on August 23rd and 24th, presenting a large selection of their beautiful wedding gowns and accessories for brides to choose from. Shoot them an email to book an appointment.


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The video for this week is from the team at Untitled Film Works, with the gorgeous wedding of Sophia and Chad. They married at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St George in Rose Bay, before their reception at Pier One Sydney Harbour. Sophia and Chad also chose to add pre-shooting to enhance their story, which allowed the team to capture her dress fitting at Steven Khalil’s, her kitchen tea and interviews with the couple.


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