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Lea & PaulToday’s newlyweds met on Tinder! Paul’s profile photo with his cute little puppy sealed the deal and Lea’s green eyes and warming smile convinced Paul to swipe right. Lea was also the first to contact him, which she says is all in style of German efficiency. Fast forward to their wedding day, and

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Ashlyn & AndrewRoll up, roll up winter lovers, roll up lovers of industrial warehouse spaces, of moody blooms, of romantic first looks, of magic moments and intimate celebrations – because Ashlyn and Andrew’s beautiful elegant winter warehouse wedding has all this and more and it all kicked off with negronis to get the party started

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Tiffany & ReubenToday’s wedding is utter sunshine, the urban Melbourne farm playing host to a couple who most certainly made sure they did their day their way. “We are both pretty introverted people so it was a given that we would have a small, relaxed wedding without too many of the formalities. We wanted a

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Sharon & FetaSometimes love just won’t wait. For Sharon & Feta, COVID-19 meant these two scrapped their plans for a 300 guest wedding. “When Covid-19 hit us, all my wedding preparations went out the door and nothing went to plan” remembers Sharon. “So we cancelled the majority of our wedding plans and pushed our wedding

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Bronwyn & RhysHas the thought of a surprise wedding ever crossed your mind? Bronwyn and Rhys turned the bride’s 30th birthday party into a seriously gorgeous surprise, complete with thrilled guests, serious industrial vibes and ALL the plants! Tahnee Jade Photography captured all the sweet emotion.Having met at their local Kmart when they were 17

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Steph & AndreaPoppies and sparkles and laughter and love, my my my, Fridays never looked so good! Steph and Andrea celebrated their nuptials in the most festive of ways – on one of Melbourne’s favourite rooftops, after a wander through the city streets. Thanks to Oli at Briars Atlas this is a wedding story full of

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Amanda & DavidAmanda and David met through a  mutual friend almost 14 years ago, when they had just finished high school. The couple remained friends over the years, then one day decided to take Amanda’s dog Jazz for a walk together. After that, they found themselves spending days on ends together and the romance blossomed.

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Sara & MichaelEvery single couple throughout The Elopement Issue is showing us how it’s done and today, is the modern, the marvellous, and the chic city elopement of Sara and Michael.Sara and Michael had plans to move to the USA, with COVID putting their plans on hold (the Australian lockdown kicking in just two weeks

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Michaela & TimWith a relaxed inner-city vibe, Michaela and Tim wed in Melbourne on a gorgeous autumnal day, narrowly missing border closures. Leaving the details up to the new venue, the bride and groom were thrilled with the blush flowers and ease of planning, bringing cheeseburgers onto the dancefloor to celebrate! Nick Skinner Photography captured

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Claudia & TomekClaudia and Tomek’s intimate Melbourne wedding came during lockdown, and we are completely in love with their story and their day! All captured by photographer Anna Selent.The couple share, ”When we became engaged in February, we decided we didn’t want to wait long to get married. We came up with the date: 20th

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Sarah & JarrodWe rave a lot around these parts about having your wedding your way. About ditching what doesn’t work for you, and embracing what you love. For Sarah and Jarrod, their day was exactly that.“I always secretly laughed at people who said their wedding was the best day of their life” admits bride Sarah.

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Hannah & ChrisToday’s wedding is super special in so many ways, one being that Hannah (aka Ms Zebra) is a member of the Polka Dot Bride team! Hannah married Chris in a beautiful rooftop ceremony in the heart of Melbourne, six weeks after deciding they would elope and with their baby Archie in tow. There

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Tania & DeanToday’s couple had their first date in Williamstown, so it was only fitting that’s where they tied the knot! Their ceremony and reception all took place at the beautiful waterfront restaurant, Pier Farm, on March 21, 2020. Their criteria for the perfect wedding? A relaxed vibe with guests having lots of fun and

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Nicole & AlexNicole and Alex surprised their family and friends by tying the knot at their son’s first birthday party! Their wedding was intimate (80 people crammed into their lounge room and decking!), brief, confetti-filled and super special. There to capture the happy occasion was photographer Dave Le Page. Below, Nicole and Alex share their

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Shaynee & AdrianoThe Sparkle issue is all about the glitter, the sequins, and well, apart from bride Shaynee’s breathtaking, golden disco ball gown, this was a wedding that was filled with sparkle in other ways too.Designed to be a “European inspired cocktail party on a Melbourne rooftop” these two really made the city their own.

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