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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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Gown by Jim Hjelm If you’re planning to get married in 2012, you’re most likely already looking for that perfect dress. If you want to make sure you’re a stylish and fashion-forward bride, but aren’t sure where to start, then this article is for you. To help you decide what looks might work best for

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As someone who spends the bulk of her life in front of a computer screen, I can easily get in a rut with what I wear. I’m always looking for fresh ways to add something different to my look! Today’s expert Cindy Newstead of Cinz Style is just the right person to go to for

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With the launch of her new bridesmaid collection under her label Mrs Press and her ever growing passion for all things vintage, feminine and stylish, Clare Press has a soft spot in my heart! So I am delighted to have Clare join us today on Polka Dot Wisdom sharing the thoughts behind her very successful

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So much of a bride’s journey to her wedding day has a focus on that one elusive bridal gown. I am always so fascinated to learn about the life, inspiration and passion of a wedding gown designer and Pina Fiorenza with her label Fiorenza is one of those designers I’d love to meet over a

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Image via The Bendigo Art GalleryThe regional city of Bendigo and their extraordinary Art Gallery manages to attract some quite magnificent exhibitions. Not so long ago they attracted the Masters of Couture exhibition and at the beginning of next year they are having the Grace Kelly – Style Icon exhibition from March until late June. At

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