Friday Roundup

by | Blog News, Bride


Photo by Sorrento Weddings via Jessica and Craig’s Intimate Melbourne Wedding

What a week it has been in the Polka Dot world, we just seem to get busier and busier and in a really good way. New projects, new exciting ventures and new exciting ideas are on the horizon which is a wonderful way to go into the weekend (now if I could just shake this cold…!)

Did you catch all of the incredible posts across the Polka blogs this week? Everything from amazing bridesmaids dresses to wedding speech tips, recipes and real wedding stories! I do love our Polka blogs!


Want to find gorgeous bridesmaid gowns? We chatted to the girls behind For The Love of Grace

Over on Polka Dot Groom – Get Your Wet Shave On!

Should You ‘Wing’ Your Wedding Speech?

Rounding up our favourite sparkly hairpieces on Polka Dot Made

A Surprise Sunday Proposal

Win A Paloma’s Nest Heirloom Gift Set Worth $228!

Behind The Door With…Miss Ladybird Cakes

Hungry? Whip up this Blond Chocolate Mousse with Tim-Tam Soil recipe from Frasers Restaurant

Beautiful brush script with the Botanica font

Behind the scenes of the Cathleen Jia’s ‘Heart Song’ launch event!

Can’t take my eyes off Jessica’s beaming smile in this Intimate Melbourne Wedding

Anita shares her favourite place in the world- Positano!

With plenty of Vitamin C, this Cocktail Friday is very Winter friendly!

News Roundup 9th July 2015

Rachel Gilbert is kicking off the month with a Melbourne and Sydney bridal week! For one week in each city you will be able to book one on one appointments with the experienced Rachel Gilbert bridal stylist team and you’ll be the first to see the brand new Spring Summer 15 collection and get a sneak peek at the Resort 15 Bridal collection which will be available for pre-order.Sydney! Your dates are 9th-12th of July at the Rachel Gilbert Head Office, 3A 32 Ralph Street, Alexandria (make your appointment by calling 02 9332 3455). Melbourne, you can meet Rachel between the 16th-19th of July at the Rachel Gilbert Armadale Boutique, 1042 High Street, Armadale (make your appointment by calling 03 9509 6320).

Love vintage fashion? The National Trust is bringing the biggest bridal fashion exhibition –  Love, Desire & Riches: The Fashion Of Weddings to Sydney and it opens today! Want to see the real Muriel’s Wedding dress? It’s there! The red gown worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge? Also there! Carey Mulligan’s wedding gown from Baz Lurhman’s The Great Gatsby? Oh it’s there too! So are divine creations from designers like Collette Dinnigan, Mariana Hardwick and Carla Zampatti. The exhibition is at Old Government House from today and explores over 200 years of bridal fashion. There are plenty of events surrounding the show (including high tea with Akira Isogawa) so head to the website for more information and to book tickets.

Erin Claire Couture is holding a trunk show on the 1st-2nd of August 2015. For your chance to see all the new gowns in the collection, email [email protected]

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Our film of the week this week comes from Bright Day Films. Jaz and Jordy had a really beautiful day. A day that was simply them. A day filled with quiet love and their story.



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