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Autumn cold didn’t keep the wedding industry away from the launch of Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel new wedding and event spaces! (check out our post on the new spaces here)Joining with designer Collette Dinnigan guests enjoyed a salon style presentation of twelve brand new bridal looks in the hotel’s Sunset Room.Guests kicked of the celebrations

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As anyone would know, Mother Nature can be unpredictable. I was all set to go to the David Jones Bridal Expo VIP Preview Night, when Mother Nature decided to unleash a cold snap onto Sydney that made me reconsider my choice of outfit. But this didn’t waver my excitement for the event one bit.And it

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The first of May brought with it the inaugural Wedding Showcase held at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) and hosted by Vellum Studios. The canapés were sitting pretty and bottles of sparkling were ready to be popped as over 20 of Brisbane’s finest wedding vendors awaited the arrival of 180 excited brides (and a

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It has been a while since I attended the Queensland Brides Wedding & Honeymoon Exhibition as a vendor, and even longer since attending as an excited bride-to-be.However, recognising the bewildered looks brought back memories of how overwhelming an experience like this can be. 150+ booths manned by well-meaning bridal experts, all vying for your attention

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First Comes Love – An Alternative Bridal Fair photo by Angela HigginsIn the de-brief that follows my attendance at any sort of Wedding Expo, either over a coffee or a wine, I invariably find myself banging on about the same issues. Be it big, small, classic or eclectic, whether it takes place in a exhibition hall

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Hearing about a shiny new wedding fair is always exciting…but hearing about one that is taking place on the beautiful part of the coast that I now call home, well that was a wonderful double-whammy!The Wedding Harvest had the goal to deliver a ‘one day event featuring the cream of the wedding crop under one

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After a weekend filled with gorgeous displays, gowns and creative-folk, I’ll be hard-pressed to find anything filled with so much whimsy as One Fine Day Sydney.I made the leap from Melbourne to Sydney for the weekend, with much anticipation based on the beautiful images from last year’s event, and impressive list of unique vendors. On

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I’m so excited to finally show off the film of Project Innovate 2012! You’ve read the blog post, now see the film! The talented Encore Media put this snapshot of the event together for us!We were so thrilled to host the event in September with Saundra Hadley of GET REAL Sales Coaching, and Amy Collins-Walker

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Image from The Wedding Collective You know the saying “First impressions are lasting”? Well it was certainly fitting for me last night. I begrudgingly dragged myself off my cozy sofa, out of my warm tracksuit (it was really cold in Brisbane), donned a little black dress and strutted off to yet another wedding fair. The

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As a wedding planner I try to visit every bridal expo. Very much like a bride I come home with a big fat brown paper bag filled with business cards and brochures of suppliers working in the bridal industry. It is confusing, sorting through them and keeping only the ones I eventually would like to

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What a gorgeous time I had at One Fine Day. I definitely felt right at home as soon as I stepped into the atrium, which was flooded with glorious natural light and decorated with hanging plants.But even before I got there, I knew it would be fabulous. Nadean, Marissa and Jess (the One Fine Day

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There was a very vintage buzz in the air in Brisbane last week with a wedding expo of a different kind. ‘A Very Vintage Wedding Fair’ opened its doors for the very first time in Australia. The heritage building, Bleeding Heart Café & Art Gallery in Brisbane, was transformed into a treasure trove of all things

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Who: Me (Ms Floral) and leading celebrity chef and restauranteur Luke Mangan – well, I didn’t actually get to meet him, but I did sample more than my fair share of his tasty, tasty food!What: Weddings By Luke Mangan Open DayWhen: March 31, 2012Where: glass brasserie at Hilton SydneyWhy: To experience Luke’s wedding cuisine, check

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Today we’re welcoming another new Melbourne writer who recently attended the Langham Wedding Showcase with the lovely Ms Gingham. Today she shares a little behind the curtains of the Langham Hotel’s opulent wedding services.I normally only find myself at luxury hotels on special occasions – anniversaries, birthdays and maybe even special  events. So it was

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