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Bridal Fashion

 Anya captured on her wedding day by Vanessa Hall of Wildberry Photography

Australian Fashion Week is almost over and there have been some gorgeous pieces on show as always. I was hanging out to see what Alex Perry came up withI loved the unusual silhouettes the designers displayed this year. A lot of toned down colours were shown- instead of jewel purple it was lavender, instead of

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I recently spotted these beautiful gowns on All Things Bright & Beautiful recently and had to share.Such beautiful old world glamour! Pierre Balmain was a French designer who founded Mason Balmain in 1942. With a background in architecture, he believed “dressmaking is the architecture of movement”.You can read more about the stunning designer on All

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That gorgeous dress Maya by Michelle Roth is now available at the following locations in Australia:Bridal House- Geelong – Phone # 03 5222 6272Josephines- Mt Gambier – Phone # 08 8725 5952The full length version (yes! there’s a full length version!) is called Michelle and will be available at Ferrari Formal Wear stores.For international brides,

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Australian company Spencer Lacy has the cutest lingerie perfect for your wedding night or maybe even a ‘because you feel like it’ treat.After having trouble finding good quality pieces, the girls at Spencer Lacy set about designing their own. The range is fun and flirty but also practical. Their motto “bridging the gap between undergarments

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Australian designer Alex Perry is an amazing designer. I am in love with the way he shows off a woman’s shape and for over seventeen years he has not only been designing stylish gowns for the stars and starlets but also amazing bridal couture. Image from vogue.com.auNow Alex is turning his hand to a ready

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After the last glass of champagne has been drunk, the honeymoon plane landed home, the cake stored in the freezer or eaten guiltily… It’s not over! There’s more!Clean and store it A wedding dress all boxed up from the Heirloom Box CompanyProbably the most popular option, dedicated bridal dry cleaners can clean your dress while

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I fell in love with this Vera Wang gown on first glance. The detail in it is stunning!A close up. It’s almost like a piece of art!

I know I recently posted about how hot it was here, well two weeks later and the heater is on and I’m all rugged up. Ah love it!Winter is a fabulous time for a wedding, the quiet times mean you can have more of a chance of securing the vendors you want. Plus the ambience

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Michelle emailed me this wedding gown a little while ago and I fell in love with it! Anyone with a love of Polka Dots has to check this one out!Maggie Sottero’s Rasharna comes in All White, All Diamond White, Champagne with Ivory Lace/Topaz accent, Blush with Ivory Lace/Blush accent.It features Swarovski crystals, glass beads, bugle

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Nuptials are made over New rings by the Newlyweds who are happily wed and sometimes a little Nutty after planning.~Wedding dresses are like snowflakes – almost every one has it’s own unique details and touches. One factor to consider is the neckline – different body shapes can suit different necklines.AsymmetricalConnie Simonetti CouturePerfect: Lovely collarbonesAvoid: Broad

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When Vanessa Hall of Wildberry Photography started dropping hints on her facebook (add me- Polka Dottie) about photographing a bride in colour I immediately felt the hairs on my neck spring up.I know Vanessa loves a bride in colour and it always takes my breath away!How gorgeous! Check out Vanessa’s blog for more!

It’s time for another sneak peak of the new Henri Josef website range designed by Henry Weinreich (Roth) Michelle Roth and their parents. Check out the last sneak peak first!The deep autumn hues of this gown won me over- from the creamy gold of the dress the the rich brown sash, perfect warm colours for

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New York Fashion Week produced some beautiful creations and Winter 2008 is set to be filled with rich colours.Here are a few of my favourites:I love this ruby red number on Sara Ramirez, from the The Heart Truth’s Red Dress Collection. Love this teal number from Jayson Brundson, white show stopper from Carmen Marc Valvo,

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I’m so excited today! I’ve been granted the right to bring you the first shots of the new Henri Josef range designed by Henry Roth (Weinrech) Michelle Roth and their family!Henri Josef is an Australian family run business which started over 55 years ago with Joseph and Aneta Weinrech. Together they had three children- Michelle,

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