The British Bridal Exhibition.

Geoff took the latest BellaDonna Collection and some of my latest gowns to the UK last week to show at the British Bridal Exhibition in Harrogate. Harrogate(for our non UK readers) is in the North East of England about 1/2 an hour from Leeds. A beautiful city originally put on the map as a Spa […]

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Hardy Brothers Jewellers.

Hardy Brothers Jewellers are an Australian institution and our esteemed neighbours in Melbourne. Formed in 1853 by Englishman John Hardy in Sydney they were awarded the Royal Warrant from the British Monarch in 1929. Now boasting 6 premier locations including 338 Collins Street, Melbourne, they are unsurpassed for design quality and manufacture and create the […]

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Our New Melbourne Store!!

Our new Melbourne store, Brides on Collins, is officially opened. We moved onto our new floor on Friday and opened for business a day early yesterday. It was fantastic!! The response from Melbourne Brides to my opening here in Melbourne has been phenominal and I want to thank all of you who have come in […]

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We’re Coming to Perth

Our good friend Samantha Wynne will be hosting us for a Wendy Makin Couture Designer day in her Mount Hawthorne Studio on Saturday May 5. We will be bringing all my new collections and Samantha always makes it a fun day. Samantha operates a beautiful studio but her space is limited so make sure you […]

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Weddings in One Launceston.

Iconic Launceston Bridal Studio, Weddings in One, has re-opened last week with the very energetic Rebecca and Richard Green at the helm. Richard is a well known local Tasmanian Wedding Photographer who recognised, along with wife Rebecca, the opportunity when Weddings in One came up for sale last year. Whilst new to the fashion side […]

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Wil Valor Tailors

This is one of my husband, Geoff’s, network contacts and he’s made suits for a couple of our bride’s men. He’s actually making one at the moment. Mark was a National League Basketball player who found it really difficult to find suits to fit his tall, lanky frame so like all good ideas his tailoring […]

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Queensland Bride

Loving the new Queensland Brides magazine with real bride Judi Blinco wearing Wendy Makin Couture. Our good friend Nat Lynn was the photographer for Judy’s wedding and as usual has done a magnificent job. Judi is also a well known stylist about town and contributed to our last Nat Lynn shoot. Congrats to Rhonda, Nicole […]

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Mara’s Beautiful Italian Wedding.

For regular readers of my blog you will know how much I love all things Italian and Mara’s wedding and her photos are just some of the most gorgeous I’ve seen. She was married on the shores of Lake Como in the magnificent Villa Cipressi¬†¬†in the village of Varenna. This part of Italy is one […]

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