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Fashion Wisdom

The photographer is often the one person (or people) at your wedding that are there for every little moment. So, how do they avoid being too conspicuous and standing out like a sore thumb?We are talking with wedding professionals who walk the fine line of fashion between guest and vendor. If you thought you had

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Photo by Luke LornieIt’s often a challenge to sort out what you’re wearing when you’re a guest at a wedding. Is there a dress code? Is the ceremony indoor or outdoors? Will you need comfy shoes for walking/dancing/diving for the bouquet? Is there a theme? Tough right?Spare a thought for those at the wedding who aren’t guests. If

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It was my favourite gown and remains one of my all time favourites. The “Maya” that led me to connect with this Australian born New York designer Michelle Roth and her family. I have loved watching the journey of the Roth brand (both Henry Roth and Michelle Roth) over the years and am thrilled Michelle’s

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 Just before Christmas, I was asked to participate in a “blogger’s challenge”. A wedding showcase, held at The Glen shopping centre in Melbourne, in which myself and two other wedding bloggers were to style a bridal look to suit a specific body type. We were given free reign at Mariana Hardwick Bridal Emporium and my

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Nestled in the heart of Brunswick, amidst clattering iconic Melbourne trams and the bustle of urban living, stands an oasis of creativity, style and timeless beauty – the divine Mariana Hardwick bridal emporium. I feel that before I elaborate on the purpose of my visit, I have to touch on the building which houses the

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Image by Salt Studios via Kristen & Roxley’s Vintage High Tea Wedding Gown by Silver Sixpence What exactly is tea length? I hear you ask…  Well the definition of a tea length is a skirt or dress that has a hem that finishes above the ankle but below the knee and in the past has

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Image by Todd Hunter McGaw via Princess Catherine Style Brisbane Wedding With A Twist It can be tempting to leave thoughts of flower girl and page boy attire to the side, while planning all the other aspects of a wedding, but dressing your flower girls and page boys to co-ordinate with the rest of the bridal party

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MarchesaIt is that time of year that we get to preview the beautiful Spring ’13 collections but also the Bridal collections. Trending this year was lace in a big way, from french full lace gowns, to lace used in a more modern way such as whimsical over lays and intricate beaded patterns.From top to bottom:

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I’ve been a long time watcher of Anne Barge’s fashion shows at bridal week and admired her tenacious spirit and drive. Anne’s gowns are exclusively stocked at Basilica Couture in Australia and I am delighted to have Anne join us today on Polka Dot Wisdom!Tell us a little about you? How did you get into

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As Polka Dot Wisdom is all about the wisdom our vendors provide, it’s also a little insight into what really goes on behind the scenes in the wedding industry. You might remember the beautiful gowns of Beska Bridal Couture that we featured in June. Rychelle Carter put together this gorgeous video of the shoot Gowns,

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I have been blown away by today’s guest’s success I still remember her first gowns and I remember the gown that I seem to see every single time I log onto Pinterest! Welcoming to Polka Dot Wisdom today, Melbourne designer Anna Campbell!Please tell us a little about yourself – is there someone special who was/is

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Sydney designers Weddings by Master/Slave were the chosen designers for musician Guy Sebastien and his wife Julie Sebastien’s wedding attire. Outfitted in velvet suits, asymmetrical necklines and a mix of interesting and unique textures and fabrics, I had my interest piqued! So today I am delighted to be joined by Roderick of Weddings By Master/Slave

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The gorgeous bridal gowns from Sydney designer Amanda Garrett never fail to leave me wanting more. Her simple elegance and eye for design leaves it’s mark on every gown she creates. I’m thrilled to have Amanda share her story and wisdom with us today!Can you tell us a little about your background and what led

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I never tire of hearing from wedding gown experts- especially someone who stocks as many beautiful labels in her boutique as Jennifer Gao of The Wedding Boutique in Sydney. Jennifer stocks gowns from designers like Jessica Fontaine, Hilde Heim, Amira Bridal and accessories from Sara Gabriel, Stephanie Browne & Fletcher & Grace to name a

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When I started Savvy Brides two and a half years ago, my dream was always to have a shop. A gorgeous little spot that was girly and comfortable where brides could come and try on lots of beautiful dresses and even though they were buying a second hand dress it wouldn’t feel like a second hand

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