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Vera Wang opens in Sydney

Exciting news this week with Vera Wang opening a long awaited store in Sydney! The boutique is located in the InterContinental Hotel on Macquarie Street in Sydney, and no doubt will have bride-to-be’s flocking from across the country to make an appointment.

Images sourced via The Social Diary and The Knot

You might remember my post earlier this year featuring Vera Wang’s new collection, with a heavy emphasis on the big and bold colour red the theme of the collection, inspired by the Paris Opera. The Spring/Summer ’12 bridal collection is in-store now and was previewed for the star studded launch.

Brides will also be treated to a twice-yearly Vera Wang trunk show, to be held in-store every May and November. As well the designers well known gowns, the boutique includes shoes, accessories, fragrance and highlights from Wedgewood homewares line.

This beautiful black gown is among many to be featured in the flagship store which are part of the designers Autumn-Winter collection, modeled by Ines English.

The store is aimed at gaining a share of the bullish Australian wedding industry, which is worth $4.3 billion each year according to the business information company IBISWorld. [Credit: Herald Sun]

Choosing artificial flowers for your wedding bouquet

The lovely Nicole from “How Divine” has been talking to me about artificial flowers for a while now, and so I asked her to write a few words to share with you all!

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Brides are faced with so many options when planning their wedding, and choosing the right wedding flowers can be a tricky decision. A number of brides aren’t quite sure what flowers will be in season on their wedding day, the average cost of flowers, which flowers look best together and even what to do with them after their wedding day! So many questions! Here’s a few hot tips if you’re considering using artificial real touch flowers for your bouquets: Read the rest of this entry

Designer Spotlight: Vera Wang Bridal Collection 2013

Vera Wang is synonomous with a fairy tale wedding. This season is no exception. Vera Wang has just released her new bridal collection for 2013, showcasing rich red gowns with a range of textures, fabrics and volumes. Each gown emphasises various elements of the body, and another part is accentuated with excessive layers of mesh and tulle. The collection is said to be inspired by the traditional Chinese wedding colour palette and the celebration of love.

Increasingly brides are opting for something less traditional, but it’s a bold move. Vera Wang produces all her gowns in a more classic ivory or white, but doing the runway show in the hues of crimson and reds has certainly proved effective.

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Sneak Peek: Rick & Angela

Rick and Ange arrival

Sneak preview of what’s to come in the coming days. The spectacular wedding of Rick & Angela on January 28, 2012. The wedding date signified the 5th anniversary of when they first met. Can’t wait to share the photos with you all this week, it was truly a fairytale wedding!

Inspire Me Wednesday

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I love the stylised setting of this photograph. Fisheye Studios recently shot a friends wedding so I was looking through their album and found this beautiful couple. The fun of the shoot has been captured so perfectly, can’t wait to see Kristina’s professional shots! Read the rest of this entry