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Inspired Engagements

Amy & BrandonAmy and Brandon are one of many, many couples whose wedding plans are up in the air due to COVID. To commemorate the rollercoaster of a year they’ve had as an engaged couple, they put together this DIY COVID themed shoot! We love the humour of it and hope it gives you a

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Chelsea & BrendonChelsea and Brendon’s original wedding date was set for August 8, 2020, but due to COVID-19 they made the tough decision to “pull the pin” and postpone it to early next year. They chose to do an engagement shoot (with their wedding photographer, Kitty from Lily & Twine) the moment they decided to

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Jan & MeganAn extremely thoughtful and romantic proposal in the heart of Melbourne? In the city’s iconic laneways, no less? Tell us more! Jan, who was visiting Australia from South Africa, popped to the question to Megan with a little help from some street art by Ashley of K.I.L. Productions. And there to capture the

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With the engagement issue in full swing, Rachael is sharing her and Jack’s gorgeous engagement story and how they came to be! Be warned, hearts will melt!We first met via the dating app called Happn. Jack wasn’t taking it very seriously at the time and had a range of snapchat filter pics which I found

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Taleah & RyanThere’s nothing more romantic than a snow covered mountain top, a beautiful floral arrangement – and of course, two newly engaged lovebirds in blissful love! Talented florist Taleah shares her stunning engagement shoot and story of how her partner surprised her and popped the question!We woke up at 4am one Saturday morning to go

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When you meet via a dating app only to find out you work for the same company AND live within 1km from each other AND share mutual friends.. it has all the makings of a modern day romance! Emily shares their beautiful Family Christmas proposal story…but don’t forget to also see their beautiful Wedding in

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Image via Zee and Cee Studio The day I met Blake is a bit of an odd story and if you had told me then that he was the man I’d marry, I never would have believed you. We were at a mutual friends Christmas party, I was an awkward sixteen-year-old and he an overly confident

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How we met:Tim and I were introduced through a mutual friend. She basically thought we would be great for each other and we met for the first time and have been inseparable ever since!How he asked:It all began with my best friend Nicky turning up to my work with a card on Valentine’s Day. The

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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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How we met:I met Daniel out one night in Fortitude Valley via our mutual friends at the time. I saw him a few weeks later and told his bestie I thought he was good looking and that I was interested. Daniel ended up coming up to me at our local pub and said ‘so I

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With the popularity of engagement shoots rising, it’s the perfect excuse to choose your favourite season and create a beautiful backdrop for your photo’s. Not only does Autumn provide the slightly cooler climate (no sweaty brow or upper lip thanks!) but the colours that are everywhere in nature make it seriously special to capture. This

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How Ren met Emily: It started on a Sunday morning. I woke up to a friend request on Facebook. I accepted and just like that I received the first of many messages from her… not really knowing what to say in the beginning suddenly escalated quickly, to staying up all night just to squeeze that last

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Groom to be Keller shares his love story and the inspiration behind this magical floral filled Brisbane proposal.How we metKatie and I have been friends for so many years, I remember going to band camp with her in grade 4 and we played the clarinet together.Through high school I used to admire her every day

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Tim and Ash Pop some flowers in your hair and get in the spirit to read the most charming ‘double’ proposal story that took place in the Golden City, San Francisco. Following the special overseas proposal, Tim and Ash brought the San Francisco vibe Down Under, where they celebrated the occasion in ‘hippie-boho’ style amongst

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Here at Polka Dot Bride, we were so excited when an email landed in our inbox titled, “SHE’S ENGAGED!” All of our deadlines, phone calls, things to do, our worlds came to a screeching halt until we found out everything. We never tire of happy engagement news! I opened the special announcement note to discover it

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