Melbourne Spring Fashion Week recently showcased an exhibition “The Spirit Of The Little Black Dress”. Showcasing the talents of Australian designers, the exhibition also paid homage to the versatile little garment we call the little black dress.It also made me think of how he little black dress has started to creep into bridesmaid fashion. When
I am such a fan of the creations of Australian designers Rose & Ruby. Regular readers know I am always eager to see their latest collections and love how they’ve grown into such a beautiful label over the years.The lovely girls at Rose & Ruby have put together two great offers for Polka Dot Bride
The work of Australian designer Leona Edmiston is something I’ve fallen in love with of late. There’s something feminine but easy about her designs and her jersey frocks are so easy to throw on and look put together in.So to discover there are options for the bride and her bridal party made me excited. It
Rose and Ruby have launched their Summer 2009 collection- C’est La Vie. It’s everything I love about summer, beautiful soft shapes, colourful fabrics and the thought of lovely summer evenings sipping cocktails. Each gown is not only lovely for summer parties but perfect for bridesmaids or even the bride.The summer collection uses beautiful french laces,
New York designers Chloe & Reese last month launched their Ardour collection. The Ardour collection is the brand new bridal collection from the popular designers. The collection is available in some of New York’s best stores- Bloomingdales, Saks and Neimen Marcus and even Harrods of London. But my favourite option? You can order your frocks
Australian designer Fleur Wood has a knack for capturing the laid back Australian nature. Her designs are perfect for bridesmaids or the casual bride.Fleur Wood designs are feminine with simple detailing such as sequins and pearls. They feature laces, flowers and pretty bows- all in an understated way. Fleur describes her philosophy as ‘Every item
Dragonfly Productions recently took this video of the recent Baccini & Hill photo shoot by Tania Savage Photography. I loved the behind the scenes look and it’s a great showcase of the Baccini & Hill bridesmaids collection!
I’m never disappointed when I see a new creation by Australian designer Tea Rose. Beautiful, eclectic designs full of personality, beautiful fabrics and style.Started by Rosemary Armstrong in 1980, Tea Rose is based out of Sydney and uses the most stunning fabrics. Metallic rose prints, polka dot silk organza, Swiss fabrics and soft gentle lines.
The lovely Mrs MW alerted me to designer Anna Campbell last week. Based in Melbourne, Anna Campbell creates beautiful frocks from Australian fabrics and materials.Her bridal collection is still coming soon, but I’m inspired by her seasonal collections- especially for bridesmaids. The range also includes matching fascinators. The collection is stocked at boutiques around the
If you have been reading Polka Dot Bride for awhile, you would have heard me gush over the beautiful gowns from Australian label Rose & Ruby.This photo from Ilana and Benjamin’s wedding I spotted on the Bespoke Letterpress blog captured by SugarLove Weddings will show you why. (See more of the wedding here and here)Each
I still love seeing bridesmaids in their own individual styles (see last year’s multi-styled bridesmaids post here). Here are a few more snaps of bridesmaids that I’ve been collecting (I seem to do that a lot!) that have pulled it off beautifully!Photo from Martha StewartPhoto by Elizabeth Medina Photography via Lucky Me! Photo by Matthew
Luxury goods emporium Net A Porter has launched a boutique just for weddings!Brides and their maids can choose from a range of designer treats. Including this Vivienne Westwood Lily gown (a la Carrie Bradshaw).There are inspirations for bridesmaids, mother of the bride, guests. The accessories are suggested for you so it’s a one stop shop
Two Birds Bridesmaids dresses have been creating a stir in the US for the last few years. Ariane Goldsmith created the world’s most versatile bridesmaid dress.Available in thirteen colours (including an option to have a custom colour made) and two lengths, the dress comes in only two sizes 6-16 and 18-24! The style of the
Some of the new Autumn/Winter offerings appearing in stores would make perfect choices for bridesmaids.Moss & Spy Jigsaw Thurley Lisa Ho There’s going to be many more beautiful posts on bridesmaids once the I pour over the photos from this week’s L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival!