Photo by Daniel Brannan via Black tie Groom Style – Luke

Happy Black Tie Month! We are so excited, after coming off a massive month of cakes, to be switching our focus to something different. A dress code that can be completely intimidating, but is completely beautiful! We can’t wait to explore all facets of the black tie wedding this month! Be sure to follow along on our Black Tie Issue page here to keep up to date! We’re so excited for all that we have in store, so let’s round it up!


Welcome to The Black Tie Issue!

One last nod to cake month as we chat to the lady behind The Cake That Ate Paris

The most stunning setting for a vow renewal for these two celebrants 

Loving this geometric paper centrepice idea- plus we have a tutorial!

Yum! 10 fancy canapes for Black Tie cocktail hour

Luke’s black-tie groom style

There is nothing better for a classic cocktail than an Old Fashioned

Tips & tricks for creating a black tie wedding invitation

The White Tree’s top black tie wedding venues

How gorgeous is the black tie wedding over on Polka Dot Weddings?


A big congratulations to the winners of our KittyHawk Cake toppers competition! Alex L, Sarah J, Lisa Y and Melinda W. We can’t wait to help you top your cake! Thank you to all of our lovely entries, keep your eyes open for more competitions soon!

Our friends over at Showtime Events Centre were thrilled to take home the “Victoria Wedding Reception Venue Of The year” in the recent ABIA Awards for the second time! The team also taking home the runner-up prize for “Best Function Coordinator”. With rave reviews like that, you know they will take the very best care of you on your day. Congratulations Showtime!

And another congratulations goes out to Your Private Chef who also placed in the ABIA Awards! This time, they placed third in the  “Independent Caterer” category, the team coming so very highly recommended by their past clients!

Cat of Woods and Bloom is holding a workshop from 2 – 4 pm on the 12th of May to learn how to make an arrangement with ‘Beginner Blooms to make your Mother’s Day.’ Join her for a fun2-hourr workshop where you’ll learn to make your very own foam free floral design to take home to your Mum. Perhaps your Mum would like to come too! Good morsels for vegans and carnivores from the kitchen @homegrowncafepalmwoods and a glass of something bubbly are included too! Cost for the workshop is $100 to be held at Homegrown Cafe, Palmwoods. Contact Cat via email [email protected] if you’d like to book a space.


Did you catch the kick off of The Black Tie issue with this fun film by Love Storm Films over on Instagram? This wedding film? It’s FULL of fun! I love the high energy in it- especially as we roll into the weekend!