I cannot tell you how hard it has been to pick a favourite gown from the new “Fleur Sauvage” collection from French By Wendy Makin. They’re the kind of gowns you can see just as at home on the beach, as you can in a city street or a beautiful garden party (but for the record, […]
Wendy Makin is widely recognised as one of Australia’s foremost bridal dress designers. Her signature style is easily recognised for it’s simple, stylish elegance and extraordinary fit. Her quality of both design and manufacture of her wedding dresses is praised and sought after by both brides and bridal boutiques throughout Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
With over 25 years designing for Australia’s brides, Wendy has an extensive appreciation of what makes for a stylish, elegant bridal dress. This appreciation can be seen in her Couture designs as well as her international BellaDonna collection through the beautiful fabrics and laces she uses in her bridal dresses. Wendy hand picks only the best quality Italian silks and French and Italian laces for her Bridal Couture collection and matches this with elegant, understated handwork to create her masterpieces.
As a testament to her design quality and service she was named Australian Couturier of the year in 2008 by the ABIA and, most recently, was Supreme Award winner at the Queensland Bride Design Awards. All of this goes to make up the Wendy Makin Experience.
You can also enjoy the Experience through Wendy’s BellaDonna collection. Affordable elegant gowns with up to date styling for the modern bride this collection uses beautiful delustered satins, chiffons and delicate laces to create gorgeous gowns for all brides to be.
The Wendy Makin Experience can be enjoyed Australia wide through the country’s best bridal boutiques. For your closest retailer, contact us on 1800 629 054.
Anita & AngusIn an intimate, glamorous wedding in a beautiful Perth Garden, Anita and Angus married in front of their nearest and dearest. Taking the reception to the close by Old Brewery, photographer extraordinaire Amy Skinner was on hand to capture the aesthetic and feel that encompassed both Anita and Angus and their dreamy day. Lovely […]
I don’t know about you, but sometimes? I find beautiful, elegant wedding gowns that let the bride and just the bride do the talking, are hard to find, and somehow, I always return to the beautiful simplicity of Australian designer Wendy Makin who completely nails it.Her band new range “Lumiere” from the designer’s French collection (designed […]
In Summer, there is actually no better place to be than beside the seaside and the golden light that bathed the beach setting of today’s styled shoot makes for something that I just can’t get enough of.Photographer Alannah Liddell teamed up with cinematographer Dreamseeker Films (make sure you scroll down for their beautiful film!) to capture newlyweds Venine and Dylan […]
Georgie & TimAfter meeting at a college dress up party, it was a rainy summer’s day that set the scene for Georgia and Tim’s rustic wedding. Filled with handmade details, the day unfolded in a way that, despite the rain, was beautiful. Georgie & Tim and so evidently represented not only their love for one another, […]
Happy Monday Dotties! The sky is clear, the birds are starting to tweet, Spring is on its way!It’s the start of the Proposal Issue this month. We are so excited to introduce you to all aspects of proposals during the month of September – from choosing the perfect ring to favourite fun proposals – we […]
Take us away as we dream of the sea! We cannot get over the delicate details and their contrast to the rugged coastal backdrop of today’s beautiful editorial.With the release of the Willowby by Watters gowns in Australia by Wendy Makin, laid-back coastal dreams come to life as our bride donned the feminine, romantic gowns of the […]
We have seen all kinds of black tie weddings thorough The Black Tie Issue, but one thing we haven’t seen? Black tie elopements! Today’s dream team pulled together the most stunning black tie elopement editorial set on the oceanside clifftops of the Mornington Penninsula.“Being in the wedding industry, we have seen so many weddings over the […]