When 15 of your guests wake up with a new tattoo, it’s safe to say you threw one hell of a party. Marlee and Jordan put on a smashing inked wedding at The Gardens Club in Brissy’s Botanic Gardens, with the tattooed celebrant himself, Paul Voge, leading the charge. Read post

Social Playground

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The enterprising minds at Social Playground have married the growing trends of photo booths and Instagram to provide the perfect wedding accessory: the Live Instagram Printer. Read post

February’s top 5 wedding dresses under $1000

Grace Loves Lace Sally wedding dress | Top 5 wedding dresses under $1000

Our latest roundup of affordable wedding dresses features gorgeous gowns suitable for those in-between autumnal months. Read post

Island Elopement

Boho wedding island elopement | Karolina Couture Lingerie

Imagine escaping to an island paradise to marry your soulmate in a ceremony stripped back to its most honest form. No matter how much we might love wedding bells and whistles, an intimate beach elopement sounds like heaven on earth. Read post

George Wu – Wulfila’s Message

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Here’s a decadent dash of drama to fancy up your day. George Wu has gone all out with goddess-worthy glamour for his 2015 Wulfila’s Message collection. We feel a swoon coming on… Read post

Lindsay & Michael’s Harvest Café Wedding

Harvest Café wedding in Byron Bay | Photography by Lara Hotz

Judging by Lara Hotz’s gorgeous photos, it seems Lindsay and Michael laughed all the way to the macramé-clad altar. Their relaxed Byron Bay wedding played out in and around the grounds of the rustic Harvest Café. Read post

Gooseberry Intimates Giveaway

Gooseberry Intimates bridal lingerie | Photography by Sian Chapman

A heady collision of French sophistication and Balinese exoticism, Gooseberry Intimates are the perfect dress code for whiling away those lazy honeymoon days. Sound like heaven? The chic lingerie label is giving you the chance to win a set of your choice. Read post

Sienna & Luke’s Art Deco Wedding

Medley Hall Art Deco wedding photographed by Eric Ronald Melbourne

Old and grand was what Sienna and Luke were after, and they found it in the cracked concrete façade of Medley Hall. The old mansion was the perfect spot for this couple's Art Deco wedding, with its chandeliers and ivy entwined staircase, a subtle ode to the roaring twenties without going full Gatsby. Read post

Bright Young Music

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We recently welcomed Bright Young Music to The Directory and took the opportunity to talk big day tunes with front woman, Erica Bramham. Read post

Beth & Luke’s Opulent Backyard Wedding

Heart and Colour Brisbane wedding photographer

When your parents’ place is as drop-dead gorgeous as this groom’s, deciding on a wedding venue is a piece of cake. Backing onto the Brisbane River, the West End home was the perfect location for Beth and Luke’s opulent backyard affair, beautifully captured by Heart and Colour. Read post

Maddi & Julian’s Vibrant Indian Wedding

South Indian wedding at The Springs Peats Ridge photography by Nina Claire

Vibrant saris, intricate henna, rice fights and Bollywood dancing, it doesn’t get much better than an Indian wedding. High school sweethearts, Maddi and Julian wanted their day to be “fun and not too formal, a chance for everyone to share in the celebrations.” And who better to capture all that colour than Sydney’s Nina Claire? Read post

For the Love of Grace

boho bridesmaids dresses by For the Love of Grace Driftwood collection

Finding bridesmaids dresses that will not only complement the bride, but be adored by your hard-working ladies is no mean feat. Enter Gold Coast label, For the Love of Grace. Read post

Darren & Dawn’s Collingwood Children’s Farm Wedding

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An artist and an art teacher, Darren and Dawn put their creative flair to good use for their Collingwood Children’s Farm wedding. Captured by “the crazy clever Sayher Heffernan”, the pair shared their vows under the farm’s giant oak; the site of many a special date. Read post

Kate & Geoff’s Vibrant Backyard Wedding

backyard wedding Gui Jorge Sydney wedding photographer

This little love story began over a backyard fence, where neighbours, Kate and Geoff, first met. And in that very backyard, the beach-loving pair celebrated their wedding in a vibrant fiesta packed with DIY details, captured by Gui Jorge. Read post

Envelope – a new kind of gift registry

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A tasteful way to ask for cash; it’s a wedding conundrum faced by many! Owing to the rise of destination weddings and the fact that most couples have begun nesting by the time they tie the knot, physical gifts just aren’t that practical these days. So cash makes sense… but my goodness, it’s awkward. Read post

Anna & Aaron’s Eclectic Etsy Wedding

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For Anna & Aaron, tying the knot was an excuse for a big old sleepover party, the sort they both grew up with. Captured by Kate Pardey, their eclectic wedding was an Etsy bonanza and celebrated all their favourite things – family, feline fur babies, ice cream, Disney and all things vintage. Read post

Wild Love

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Collaborating with some of their favourite bridal designers, 35mm Wedding Photography bring us their free spirited editorial, Wild Love. The Melbourne duo tells us the shoot is “an exploration of letting go and embracing with all your heart what lies ahead”. Read post

Sara & Cam’s Grounds of Alexandria Wedding

Grounds of Alexandria wedding Tealily Photography

A designer and a musician, Sara met Cam when he offered to produce the soundtrack to her fashion show, and tells me “we’ve been inseparable ever since!” The well-connected pair had no shortage of talented industry pals happy to get in on the action of their Grounds of Alexandria wedding, including good friend Trish of Tealily Photography. Read post

In Bloom: Proteas

Luke Going Photography

Bold, beautiful and long lasting, the protea family has made a heck of a resurgence in the wedding world. Many species are native to Australia, but even those that aren’t tend to grow easily here, making them a wonderful choice for the eco-conscious bride. Read post

Megan & Clint’s Santorini Elopement

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After becoming a little overwhelmed by their initial wedding preparations, Megan and Clint decided to steal away to Santorini for a blissful elopement, bringing along Katie (of Love Katie & Sarah) to capture their soiree. Read post

James & Karina’s Poachers Pantry Wedding

Poachers Pantry wedding by Lauren Campbell Canberra wedding photographer

It was your "typical water-cooler romance” for these two, having met at work as public servants in Canberra. Their Poachers Pantry wedding was equally chilled, playing out on the rolling paddocks and gorgeous grounds of this sweet country spot. There to capture all the sunny-splendour of this casual affair was Nouba favourite, photographer Lauren Campbell. Read post

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