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Erin Clare “Summer Breeze” Bridal Gown Collection

by | Bridal Fashion, Bride,


Australian designers are really something special, aren’t they? The beautiful Erin Clare “Summer Breeze” Bridal Gown Collection is a stunning collection of beautiful gowns that capture Erin’s sense of whimsy.

Inspired by “Ethereal Light” the collection was all about dreamy, beautifully soft fabrics, delicate unique laces, feminine lines and classic shapes with beautiful detailing. Think stunning low backs, beautiful tulle skirts, embellishments of silk blooms, buttons and bows.

Erin noting “We aimed to keep it fresh, bright, organic and light. Capturing the summer sea breezes with a sense of joy and freedom.” The beautiful designs captured the perfect blend of feminity and the lightness of the Sumemr season.

The Erin Clare “Summer Breeze” collection is available from Erin’s Sunshine Coast studio or her stockists.

Gowns: Erin Clare / Photographer: Jennifer Oliphant / Hairstylist: Silk Hair and Makeup / Makeup Artist: Silk Hair and Makeup / Flowers: Blooms of Noosa
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Vendor of the Week – SugarLove Weddings

by | Blog News, Bride


Happy Monday Dotties! Is it Autumn yet? Can we count the Autumn leaves? I am so ready for a big week of beautiful weddings as we shelter from the weather!

How are you spending your weeks now that you have pushed the ‘I’m planning a wedding’ button? Juggling work and planning can be exhausting so take a look at Ms Polka Dot’s Directory and we’re sure you’ll find just the right vendors to plan your wedding vision. We have Jewellery, we have Catering, we have Wedding Planners and Venues – we even have Flowers and Photobooth Hire! Our wonderful vendors are right here to help make your life a lot easier – and take the pain out of your wedding planning.

Check out Ms Polka Dot’s Directory for wedding vendors who will love your wedding as much as you!

We have so many great photographers in our Directory and SugarLove Weddings is right there amongst them. Photographing worldwide and known for their personalised service, Leigh and Bradley take pride in creating lasting memories of your wedding day. You’ll never tire of looking back on your day and reliving the moments with quality images, taken with care.

We asked Leigh of SugarLove Weddings  five questions in five minutes:

What is your favourite after five drink?

Baileys & Milk on ice.

Your favourite weekend getaway?

Escape to the Upper Hunter Valley country house overlooking the lake and rolling green hills.

Favourite restaurant?

Buon Ricordo, Paddington.

What can we find you eating for breakfast on a Sunday morning?

Poached eggs & bacon on sourdough with smashed avocado, sliced Haloumi & a nice hot mocha (heavy on the chocolate).

Your favourite wedding story?

Sliding Door moments. Favourite one – Girl & boy meet on a photo shoot and laughs so much it hurts. They don’t see each other again for 3 years. Girl marries rockstar in Las Vegas. They realise they are better friends than lovers. Girl bumps into boy from the photo shoot 3 years ago at a film party and they become best friends. Boy moves to NY but returns after 4 months and realises he has fallen in love with his best friend. Girl & boy move in together, start a business in their pjs on the lounge over a cup of coffee, get engaged. Girl & Boy travel the world, get married, have 2 gorgeous boys and escape to the coast to happily ever after.

Visit SugarLove Wedding’s page to find out more about our Vendor Of The Week. SugarLove Weddings is a member of Ms Polka Dot’s Directory.

Snapshot Sunday – Dancing in the Light

by | Bride, Snapshot Sundays


Image by Anthea Auld Photographer

Cherlyn & Seng’s Great Ocean Road Romantic Honeymoon Photos

by | Bride, Love Sessions,


Cherlyn & Seng

Sometimes, one needs just a beautiful set of photos and an incredible love story to get back to the very core of what a wedding is all about. These beautiful great Ocean Road honeymoon photos, captured by Caroline Sada captured newlyweds Cherlyn and Seng in their beautiful post-wedded bliss state.

The happy couple met in college, but their love story started out with the most wonderful of friendships. Seng remarking “We were classmates during the first three months in Junior College and used to hang out with a common group of friends before I left for another school. Despite this, we kept in constant contact throughout our schooling life and became good friends. We were each other’s childhood sweethearts.”

On what he loves about his wife, Seng remarks “Her strong, determined character and her willingness to be with me wherever I go. The way her hands fit into mine feels like we were made to be together.”

On what she adores about her husband, Cherlyn tells “His patience and understanding nature, accepting me for my flaws. His humour and ability to sustain long engaging conversations during our many road trips together whereby I rarely need to turn the radio on.”

Seng proposed to Cherlyn with the most wonderful of surprises, he recounts the story. “After 9 years of dating (including 4 years of long distance relationship), I decided that an overseas proposal would be the way to go. Hence I travelled to Ireland on the pretext of attending Cherlyn’s graduation ceremony and popped the question to her on the balcony of a restaurant overlooking the sea. Needless to day, Cherlyn was utterly surprised by my move. She was so stunned that it seemed like it took an eternity for her to say yes.”

Seng notes “We really liked the way Caroline Sada, our photographer, captured the emotion in her close up shots as well as her focus on other areas and not just the faces. She has a unique eye for capturing the moment. Also, the desaturated colours of the photos caught our attention as it was pretty different from the usual photos of other photographers. We heard Great Ocean Road was a romantic and beautiful place. Consequently, we wanted to have our pictures taken in the setting of this natural landscape.”

Photographer: Caroline Sada