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Erin & TimIt is no secret that I love a beautiful winter wedding and you can consider Erin and Tim’s winter day at the cozy (with those endless walls of books!) Bendooley Estate complete evidence as to why. Their day, captured by Dan Cartwright, has the most stunning seasonal light, flowers that embrace deep hues, a

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This beautiful couple, Alex & Luke share their proposal, where nothing turned out as planned but it definitely ended up being the most romantic and amazing night – even despite all of the chaos and the planning going out the window! Their gorgeous wedding was featured on Polka Dot Bride – which you can see

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Alex & Luke“I wanted it to feel like a warm hug,” tells today’s bride Alex of the vibe she and husband Luke wanted for their wedding day. And when you combine a stunning country venue, a story that is packed full of personality, a twenty-person bridal party and these two, you not only get a

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We all love the idea of being wild and free, and the wild and romantic bridal inspiration we’re sharing today has a sense that we’re about to run away – and I can say we’d love to join in!Our “bride”, model Brie McKay, took to the gorgeous country estate of Worrowing Estate with a dream team of photographer Dan Cartwright, stylist Gypsy

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You know how much we love beautiful photography around these parts and we couldn’t help but jump on this shoot by photographer Dan Cartwright that captures the essence of poolside gypsy-inspired bridal style.With Brie McKay, the shining star, a team of floral designer Gypsy Carmen and makeup artist Tay of Ella & Me The Makeup Collective, along with Dan, took to the

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There’s nothing wrong with a little healthy competition between a couple, right?! Alinta and Paul had to go to some lengths to capture the last little bit of light before it disappeared on their Elegant Queenstown Wedding day and it may have included a race (and a few tumbles).Paul recalls the moment for us; “Running

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Parambir & KazFor me, one of the things I love most about writing about weddings each and every day is the immersion in different cultures. In watching how traditions unfold, how heritage is honoured and how special details are curated. The bright and colourful Sydney Indian wedding of Parambir & Kaz was captured by Dan Cartwright. Spanning an

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Brooke & PaulThe romance of an elopement always gets our hearts beating a little faster in these parts. Brooke & Paul flew Dan Cartwright and Playback Studios to capture their day as it unfolded (you might also remember their engagement photos we featured earlier this year).The couple met at home – they grew up on the

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Alinta and PaulThere are magical views at Alinta and Paul’s elegant Queenstown wedding – jaw-droppingly stunning in fact. But it is not the views that make this wedding so beautiful, although they help. It is, as with all the weddings we fall for here at Polka Dot Bride – all in the stories. Alinta and

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Brooke & PaulAs a Winter lover, you can bet I fell head over heels for this Italian Winter engagement of Australian couple Brooke and Paul. The couple met through a mutual friend and chose photographer Dan Cartwright to capture their engagement. The couple followed up with a beautiful wedding in Venice, so it made sense that

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