Scroll through today’s Expert Interview and your breath will be taken away. Love You More gowns are absolutely to die for and “effortlessly beautiful”. Then read Kim’s answers and you’ll realise that oh-so much time, care and love goes into these dresses – there’s nothing effortless about the process in bringing these dream dresses to life.
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When a celebrant describes themselves as a ‘love hustler’, ‘wedding whisperer’ and a ‘party starter’, you know you’re going to have a fun and unique event! That’s exactly what you’ll get with Jo Booth Event Celebrant. Her energy and enthusiasm for her job shines through in today’s interview. With a background in event management, Jo
There’s something simply magical about venues that let their beautiful, natural outdoor settings do the shining and set the scene for everything else. We adore the relaxed elegance of Montalto, and that its restaurant sits in harmony with its surroundings. With its floor to ceiling windows, it really takes advantage of its stunning views over
One of the things I love about putting together our Expert Interview series is basking in the enthusiasm and passion people have for their jobs! Edric Taing, owner of Melbourne-based SH Jewellery, is definitely one of those people. He is also a fountain of knowledge, which makes total sense considering that SH has an education-first philosophy.
Here at Polka Dot Bride, we love telling stories. This goes beyond writing pretty words. We actually jump up and down with excitement when images tell a couple’s wedding day story, with all the beautiful details intertwined. We also relish in the small, quiet, often unnoticed moments. A look. A touch. The tears. The laughter.
Working on The Green Issue has been such a joy. Talking to and learning from eco-friendly wedding vendors has truly been eyeopening. I love that no matter who we are or what we do, we can always find ways to do things better, smarter and that have less of a negative impact on the environment.Today
My wedding guilty pleasure is definitely bridesmaid attire. I love the variety: the different colours, fabrics, lengths, and also styles (how good are jumpsuits?). I adore when bridesmaids mix and match patterns, when there is a special meaning behind the colours chosen, or simply when the dresses work super well with the overall theme of
I’m always delighted (and impressed!) when venues have really taken the time throughout their planning and construction phase to think about the functionality of the space they are creating and what it can offer to bridal couples. The team at The Woodhouse Wollombi have gone above and beyond in this regard, establishing a Hunter Valley
I’m very excited to share this interview with Cherry Luk, Assistant Manager and Senior Wedding Stylist of InStitchu, with you today. InStitchu is such a fabulous concept and experience for grooms and groomsmen. Think tailored menswear with oh-so many choices of fabrics and customisation options, plus the ability to design your dream wedding suit down
Christine Lim of Christine Lim Photography, is a big believer in remembering your wedding day exactly as it was – unposed and uninterrupted. Her natural, photojournalistic approach goes hand-in-hand with this philosophy and allows Christine to capture all the special moments, looks and smiles of the big day. Her gorgeous romantic and whimsical photography style
A converted red brick warehouse featuring chandeliers, fairy lights, exposed beams, retractable roof and a backdrop of four large fermentation tanks? Sounds pretty amazing, right? That’s the Ballroom Oasis, housed inside Moon Dog Craft Brewery in the backstreets of inner Melbourne’s Abbotsford. Today I’m talking to Kate Ercolani, Moon Dog’s function manager, about what makes
When it comes to wedding entertainment, there are so many important ingredients – energy, experience in knowing how to read a crowd and having the ability to adapt, professionalism, organisational skills, passion… Ultimately, it’s a big decision for bridal couples. One that requires lots of research, as well as time spent asking vendors questions to determine
I love how jewellery is an expression of personality and style. I also love how pieces can hold a deep meaning to the wearer, evoke certain feelings or memories, or tell a story. This is what engagement rings and wedding bands should do, especially as they are often our most worn and precious accessories. And
We are huge fans of live music and the special energy and atmosphere it brings to a wedding. Today we chat to Renee Anderson of band Tobi Tobi who is no stranger to weddings, having performed at oh-so many and can be booked out years in advance! The two-piece of Tobi Tobi is made up
Nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, Zonzo Estate provides all the key ingredients that help to create an unforgettable wedding. First of all, it’s a winery with three stunning ceremony locations to choose from. It also has breathtaking views over the vineyards and the valley, creating the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. For