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It has been a long time since we’ve featured a beautiful boudoir session on Polka Dot Bride, but there was something peaceful and beautiful about this winter bridal boudoir editorial that struck our cold weather loving souls.Photographer Odd Socks Society teamed up with hair and makeup artist Elyse Thomas, floral designer  State of Nature Floral Studio and models Mirna Imsirovic and Angela

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Is the cliché question of “chicken or fish?” at weddings soon to be a relic of the past?The Plaza Ballroom‘s Executive Chef David Ricardo certainly hopes so. “Everyone’s been to functions and knows what the food is usually like. We like to go the other direction and show what the food can be,” says the

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Outdoor Wedding Inspiration Shoot – Image by Melissa’s PhotographyWith Spring just around the corner, we thought we’d delve into our collection of fabulous cocktails to find some of the best – and prettiest cocktails to make come Spring! Add fresh flowers or herbs and your guests will rave about your new found cocktail skills! Happy Shaking!he

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Photo by Dan Evans Photography  via Ash and Doug’s Rustic McLaren Vale WeddingHappy Friday Dotties! We are counting down the days until The Proposal Issue kicks off and we can’t wait! A month of all things sparkly and champagne corks popping? Count us in! So this week, as we see the end of August and winter we

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With the very last week of winter upon us, we’re saying farewell with today’s winter inspired editorial that is filled with the best kind of winter charm. Roaring fires, warming cocktails and stunning winter blooms inspire a celebration that is as beautiful as its warmer weather cousins but with a little of a mysterious charm.With

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Image by Jonathan Wherrett via Claire & Stewart’s Elegant Tasmanian WeddingIf you’re looking to add a little bit of creativity and something unique to your wedding, a little DIY is always a great idea! Here we’ve collected our top 5 Wedding DIY tutorials to help get the creative juices flowing to create something truly special.Image & Tutorial

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Jayne & WillThe deep tones of Autumn, and the cosy atmosphere it brings, never fails to make for a delightful wedding and when Jay & Will tied the knot at Melbourne’s Abbotsford Convent they made the most of the season. They filled their day with Autumnal colours, wild, plentiful flowers and a style that was traditional,

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Image via Tahiti TourismeMany of us dream of a luxury honeymoon in an exotic location such as The Islands of Tahiti – and that doesn’t have to be out of reach. Although known for its luxe overwater bungalows, a Tahitian honeymoon doesn’t have to break the bank.Here are a few tips for budget savvy lovers

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Photo by Ava Me Photography via Tayla & James’s Lower Hunter Valley Country WeddingPlanning a wedding can be full of mixed emotions: it can be a tonne of fun and super stressful all at the same time. Not only that, but then the day comes and it’s over in the blink of an eye! A great way to

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Doug and I met in 2008 on a sticky dance floor in Adelaide whilst on a university pub crawl. After sparks flew we met up the next day and the rest is history! Since finishing study we’ve moved and lived all over Australia and even overseas. Our lives have had a running theme of travel

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Clarissa & AlfredWith the perfect Winter’s day and florals dripping from every possible surface, this Southern Highlands flower farm wedding is exquisite! Every detail is beautifully styled, and every moment filled with love, which just so happen to create a beautiful wedding day! Tealily Photography were on hand to capture every moment.Alfred proposed to Clarissa on their

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We love nothing more than acknowledging the seasons around the offices of Polka Dot Bride, and this beautiful Autumn shoot from this team brought to life beautiful Autumnal beauty in the most flower-filled ways! Catherine of Gathered Floral is going to talk us through!The shoot took place on a warm Autumn day at The Secret Garden, Southern

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Corry & ReeceWe always love a rustic wedding around these parts. The relaxed vibe that embraces the charm of the country makes for a day that is all about the fun, the festivities and good old-fashioned hospitality.With beautiful imagery by Zoe Theiadore of Ebony Blush Photography, today’s Western Australian country celebration comes to life for a couple that

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We’re globetrotting today as we dive into the “Sunset” collection from Budapest design house Daalarna Couture. With a background in fashion design, the brand was founded under designer Anita Benes’ sixteen years ago. Her work is filled with contemporary, feminine elegance. Working to haute couture standards, she sources her fabrics from around the globe, combining haute couture techniques

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Image via Britt & Mitch’s Beach Wedding by Bulb CreativeAttention all music lovers, now that you’ve found the one who moves to the same beat it’s time to share your passion for music internationally! We have put together some of our top recommendations for music lovers looking to indulge on their honeymoon.MemphisHow could we share

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