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With bias being the style of choice for the uber slim Kate Moss, there are many brides I’m sure sighing and wishing they could wear bias on their big day. But the word bias strikes fear into the heart of most brides. Visions of every bump and lump real or imagined on display permeating their

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Buying a pre-loved wedding dress is a great way to save money but there can be some things to consider before you make your purchase. So where to start? Do you have an idea of what type and style of dress you are looking for? Or have you perhaps found the perfect one in the shops but hope

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Hi, my name is Lisa Merton and I design Couture wedding gowns, inspired by different eras and unique cultures from around the world, using rare vintage Japanese kimonos and obis, beautiful Indian saris, luxurious silks and delicate European laces. My label Culture Bridal Couture (formerly known as Culture Shock) is based in Sydney, Australia, and

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Bridesmaids gowns are always a tricky subject and today’s special guest Natalie Dib along with Michelle Tsirogiannis have started solving the problem by creating beautiful gowns for bridesmaids under their Ava Madison label. Today Natalie joins us to share a few thoughts about how the girls grew their business into the beautiful shop front it

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Sarah Janks Couture flagship store in Sydney. Image by Sarah Janks Couture.Looking out of my workroom at home in Cremorne, I can see the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Thinking back, it was more than 6 years ago that I was living in Shoreditch in the shadow of Tower Bridge. Several of the dresses in this collection

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Image by Nerida McMurray PhotographyI often photograph wedding ceremonies outdoors – Sydney is such a great place for it with our spectacular weather and scenery.  Most often this involves bridal parties standing on grass in a garden or park, and hello, guess what happens to heels in those situations … down they go.One of my

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Dresses by Ava Madison from left to right: Sophia, Alexandra and Lauren in Marble Over the last year we have helped brides, bridesmaids, mothers of the bride, wedding guests and women  looking for something a little different choose styles and colours that not only flatter their body shape, age and skin tones but also their

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