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Image: Shevan J Photography / Designer: d’ItaliaDear bride-to-be,Whether you’re on the hunt for a ready-made gown or you’re considering the custom-made process, it’s always important to go in with an open mind. Have you ever had one idea in your mind that you just couldn’t let go and when you struggled to find that exact

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Photographer: Ashley Marie Myers / Designer: d’Italia From short hemlines to funky patterns and bold colours, the cocktail attire is arguably one of the most commonly chosen dress codes for weddings. But what exactly does “cocktail wear” mean? Generally, a cocktail dress is the perfect balance of formal and casual (aka semi-formal). It can be anything

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Whether it’s a wedding, an engagement party or a work event, the cocktail dress code is one of the most common (and confusing) invitation descriptors. Generally speaking, a cocktail code combines the formality of the event with a sense of fun and personality. This could be a classic wool suit or something with more texture

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In the last year the way we live, work and enjoy ourselves has completely changed, but those who had weddings booked in have faced a particularly daunting challenge. How to plan among shifting restrictions? Where to have a wedding, who to invite and how far out to lock it in? In the face of uncertainty,

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When the extraordinary team from Grecian bridal specialty Atelier Zolotas sent us these stunning images from a recent styled shoot, I was immediately transported to the soft sand and rugged landscape of the Greek Isles. I could feel the sun on my face, smell the fresh Mediterranean food, and the sound of a band somewhere

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Image: Chloe May / Designer: d’ItaliaCreating a custom bespoke gown is a time consuming process, with most bridal designers working at least one year in advance. But with some couples opting for a shorter engagement, getting a custom-made gown may seem far from reach. A custom piece requires a significant amount of time for multiple

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Image: Jonathan Ong / Waterfall Frill Sleeve: d’ItaliaDreaming of the perfect finishing touch to complete your very own custom gown? Whether you’re getting married during the frosty months of winter or during the warm sunshine of summer, a sleeve can add the perfect statement feature to any bridal gown.While sleeves are generally used to provide

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Dress: Aerin by Zavana CoutureWedding dresses have come a long way. Designs, that you once thought were out of style, have been brought back to life with just a slightly modern twist.So, which bridal designers are nailing their beaded wedding gowns these days, and what makes them modern?Since body inclusivity and catering for plus sizes

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With weddings postponed or put on hold for now, it’s an important time to talk about virtual wedding gown appointment services. With the changes in restrictions and a whole heap of uncertainty, it can often be challenging to know what to do, who to turn to for advice and where to start. Thanks to modern

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Image: Ashley K WeddingsFrom the intricate design, to the opulent pearls and shimmery sparkle, it’s hard not to fall completely head over heels with a stunning beaded gown. Whether you opt for glitzy sequins, iridescent pearls, or sparkly diamante-like beading, you can’t go wrong with a touch of glamour. But such lavish taste doesn’t come

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Image: Leo FarrellWedding dress vibes and styles have changed so much over the last few years. From higher necklines to princess gowns, to two-piece sets, to the bridal jumpsuit. It’s so refreshing to see more and more people dressing to reflect their personality and personal style. And for an increasing number of people – that

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Whether you’re planning a wedding that’s in winter or warm weather, on a farm, in the city or by the sea, the first place to start when selecting a suit is Australian Merino wool. For centuries wool has been the fibre of choice for suiting, and while superb suits can be crafted from alternatives like

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Boho brides, take note. Zolotas Australia Bridal hand make the most beautiful gowns with seamless silhouettes and a unique heritage. Crafted in Greece, the land of the Bohemian summer, these gowns channel the spirit of a wedding in the Greek Islands and are made with a lot of love, joy and passion. Today we chat

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If you value the health of our planet and consider yourself ethically conscious (who doesn’t?!), then reflecting this in your wedding vision is super important. Luckily for you, there are SO MANY ways to do this. From hiring tableware and furniture rather than buying new, sourcing styling pieces from op shops and garage sales, opting

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Image: It’s Beautiful Here via Danielle & Adam’s Relaxed Fitzroy Wedding at Panama Dining RoomIt would be wonderful if we could choose exactly when and how we make our memories so they would all be delightful. Certainly every bride does her best to plan a perfect wedding that will turn into perfect memories, but for good

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