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I don’t know about you, but sometimes? I find beautiful, elegant wedding gowns that let the bride and just the bride do the talking, are hard to find, and somehow, I always return to the beautiful simplicity of Australian designer Wendy Makin who completely nails it.Her band new range “Lumiere” from the designer’s French collection (designed

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If there ever was a time of year that it seems every social media scroll has another friend announce their “newly engaged” status, it’s now. Something about the sunshine, the festive season and the merriment makes for plenty of proposals and for us? It has to be one of our favourite times of year!And what’s

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One of the things that completely inspires us here at Polka Dot Bride, is the passion that the vendors we meet, have for their work. One of those who continues to inspire us is Sydney marriage celebrant Robyn Pattison. She’s an old hat at making couples feel comfortable, and relaxed on their wedding day but

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Happy Monday Dotties! The sun is beating down, the days are long and the drinks tall. Luckily for us, we’re kicking off another week and this one? It’s PACKED with gorgeous wedding inspiration!We are always thrilled with the talent our many wedding vendors in our the Polka Dot Directory . They are creative, they are dedicated

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Kimberley & ShaneThe moody moments in today’s beachside engagement are packed with beauty and intensity that really made us lose our breath. There is something magical about the seaside on a cold day, and for photographer Elk and Fir Photography, the day she met Kimberley and Shane to celebrate their new promise to each other, the seaside

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Alice & Rohan“Just KNOWING we were planning a big surprise for our closest friends and family was the best part!” There is a certain anticipation when it comes to a surprise wedding. A certain secret magic that blossoms when you know you’re keeping such an incredible thing from your favourite people. For Alice and Rohan, it

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For me, Summer is all about cherries. We buy boxes upon boxes of them and chow down on them on lazy afternoons all through the summer season. So what better way to make a cocktail than by using plenty of these jewel-toned beauties? Sangria is one of my favourite cocktails and this wine based cocktail

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Although one of the biggest decisions when planning a wedding, finding THE dress can be an overwhelming task. To a certain degree, a lot of it comes down to the vision and style in your mind, paired with the most suitable style which will complement your physique. With this in mind, for those brides who

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Photo by Thomas Stewart Photography via Rosannah & Cam’s Romantic Melross & Willow Estate WeddingA BIG happy Friday to you Dotties, it has been such a hot week around the country, that we’re looking forward to not being stuck at our guests and perhaps cooling off a little. How about you? What plans do you have?What’s trending

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Bianca & Andrew tell the story that their first meetings were not love at first sight, however a fairytale in the making. Marrying in the magical setting of Coombe Melba Estate, the pair were immediately at ease once they stood before each other. Andrew reflects on his fondest memory from their special day.“Seeing Bianca getting

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We thought a sunny January day would be the perfect time to treat you to some tropical luxe wedding inspiration. This shoot is overflowing with those happy summer vibes. We dare you to scroll through it without smiling or wanting to sip on a delicious tropical cocktail. It can’t be done!With a zesty colour palette

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If you’re a details person, how you display the seating arrangements for your wedding reception will likely be one of the many small elements you’d like to make beautiful. This rustic branch display is quick to make and can easily be made in advance to be set up on the day.If you decide to make

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Jade & DanLong Summer days mean one thing – festivals. And what better than to combine a wedding with a festival and hold your own wedstival?It’s exactly what our gorgeous newlyweds Jade & Dan did for their own big day, with everything from food trucks, to cheese cakes, and the brightest of decorations. And it’s

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Kimberley & CoreyThe beautiful blush, rose and marsala tones in the wedding of Kimberley and Corey had us smitten from the get-go, and then? We heard their stories, we saw their smiles and we knew this one was a definite must share!Captured by House Of Lucie the pair designed a day that, in the bride’s words

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