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As he looks back on his outfit for his Barwon Heads restaurant wedding, Mark remembers how important it was for him to wear something casual and comfortable – and to accessorize his look with a smart bowtie!“I was not overly fussed about what the boys and I wore on the day but I wanted something that

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One of the first things your guests might see on your big day is a handwritten ‘Welcome’ chalkboard and today I’m meeting a couple who created a business from such a lovely greeting, Melissa and Simon of Ashdown and Bee.Located in Sydney’s Summer Hill, Ashdown and Bee specialise in full event styling, prop hire and

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Jiayi & Qiang The planning of a destination elopement is a daunting task for any engaged couple, but Jiayi and Qiang were adamant that they wanted their day to be in Australia. The groom explains that he had previously lived in Melbourne for two years, which had left him with great memories of Australia, and he really

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Australian designers are really something special, aren’t they? The beautiful Erin Clare “Summer Breeze” Bridal Gown Collection is a stunning collection of beautiful gowns that capture Erin’s sense of whimsy.Inspired by “Ethereal Light” the collection was all about dreamy, beautifully soft fabrics, delicate unique laces, feminine lines and classic shapes with beautiful detailing. Think stunning

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Image via Ralph LaurenMen’s formalwear in 2017 sees a blast from the past as well as ultra-contemporary themes; trends to look out for include double breasted jackets, draped pants, denim, slim fit suits and colour matching socks.Double breasted jackets – First introduced in the ‘30s, the double breasted jacket originally had six buttons, with three

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We’re so excited that full time adventure travel couple and founders of The Planet D, Dave and Deb made some time recently to share with us some of their top honeymoon recommendations.Dave and Deb live by their motto “adventure is for everyone,” and are living proof that ordinary people can have extraordinary lives. For the past eight

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When looking back on her whimsical country wedding, Jessica’s best advice is not to try to take everything on board yourself; enlist the help of others with some of the smaller jobs – they’ll love being a part of your wedding preparations and it frees up your time to concentrate on the bigger tasks.“When people offer

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Curiosity about life, places and people is a gift that Adriana of Adriana Watson Photography shares through her photographs. The beautiful play of light, the landscape, the ripples in the water, all play as much a part in setting the scene as the emotions of the couples she photographs – such joy, such love, so

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Happy Monday Dotties! Is it Autumn yet? Can we count the Autumn leaves? I am so ready for a big week of beautiful weddings as we shelter from the weather!How are you spending your weeks now that you have pushed the ‘I’m planning a wedding’ button? Juggling work and planning can be exhausting so take

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Cherlyn & Seng WaiSometimes, one needs just a beautiful set of photos and an incredible love story to get back to the very core of what a wedding is all about. These beautiful great Ocean Road honeymoon photos, captured by Caroline Sada captured newlyweds Cherlyn and Seng Wai in their beautiful post-wedded bliss state.The happy

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Gabrielle & JordanJordan and Gabrielle wanted an outdoor, garden wedding for their big day, with a festival theme encompassing a relaxed, fun atmosphere. “We decided on a Sunday, because when we first started dating, we worked different hours and days and we would always keep Sunday as “our” day,” explains the bride. “So we thought,

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At Peter Rowland Catering, with its taste of the tropics, this delicious Coconut Mojito cocktail recipe is one of our favourites – for balmy days and cool drinks, “put the lime in the coconut and drink ’em both up!”Ingredients:6 fresh mint leaves 3 lime wedges 1 tsp brown sugar 1 shot white rum 1 shot

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Form Over Function Weddings Styling Hire Events Flowers Wedding Bouquet Floral Designer South Coast

Image by Form Over FunctionWhat is your favourite wedding theme?One that captures the couple, that reflects who are they are, what they love. Weddings should be a celebration of the two people getting married from start to finish, not used as opportunity to pack in as many Pinterest inspo options as possible.What inspires you?Nature, colours, finishes,

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Photo by Carly Tia Photography via Fi and Guy’s Romantic Travel Inspired Hinterland WeddingHappy Friday Dotties! It’s a little bittersweet around these parts as we farewell one of our own for a few months due to her impending baby arrival. We are so thrilled one of our favourite patterned writers has volunteered to join us for

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