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Getting close and personal with Wendy Makin’s latest collection!

July 6, 2016 | No Comments

This week on the blog we thought we’d showcase the gorgeous laces used to make Wendy Makin’s latest designs. From beads, to delicate floral designs, to bold feature laces, this collection has all the laces you’d ever ask for! The Alice lace: while supporting a small delicate flower design, this lace is actually quite tough. Its texture allows […]

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Want something a little bit different on your wedding day? Let us customise something for you!

July 1, 2016 | No Comments

Here at Wendy Makin we are a little bit unique. On top of having a huge selection of Australian made gowns ready for you to order, we also offer you the ability to make a custom gown! As our designer and seamstresses all operate together under one little roof, we have the expertise to make something truly […]

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Drew and Nicole’s Wedding

June 22, 2016 | No Comments

Photos by: Figtree Wedding Photography Makeup Khesanh The Beauty Case Wedding dress Wendy Makin Bridal Designs Wedding shoes Christian Louboutin Bridemaids Dresses Amsale Bridesmaids Adriana papell Pia Gladys Perey Fan Page and Monique Lhuillier Groom and Groomsmen M.J. Bale Robes Homebodii Flowers Elyssium Blooms Lighting Elyssium Lighting Styling and Coordination The Events Lounge {Event Management} Celebrant […]

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Five things you may not have thought of when choosing your wedding cake.

June 17, 2016 | No Comments

1: The Cake Climate Now this may seem pedantic, but one of the major things you have to consider when choosing your cake is whether or not it is going to suit the season. Each style of cake has its optimal storage temperature and environment, which keeps it fresh, moist and delicious! If you’re planning […]

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Thinking of Eloping? Maybe Check this First!

June 10, 2016 | No Comments

If you’re considering getting married overseas, it’s important that you check whether or not you can legally get married, and if so, that you know all the right procedures to go about it! To save you some of the hard work, we’ve made a list of some of the most popular places to get married, […]

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DIY Home Spa

June 3, 2016 | No Comments

This week on the blog we thought we’d treat ourselves to a bit of a pamper pack. In the lead up to the wedding, we know brides want to look and feel amazing, but sometimes it can be stressful thinking about shelling out more money so close to the wedding. Because of this, we thought […]

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A Wendy Makin Retrospective – 1993 – 2002

May 27, 2016 | 2 Comments

This week for the blog we dove into the Wendy Makin archives and pulled out some gold to share with you all! Hidden in the back of the bustling Brisbane Wendy Makin workshop are rows of gorgeous vintage Wendy Makin gowns. Heading down there Monday afternoon I was overwhelmed with choice. Sequins, tulles, sparkles and […]

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Your Wedding Planning Timeline

May 20, 2016 | No Comments

This week on the blog we’re talking organisation! But don’t fret; we’ve got it all sorted for you. Here at Wendy Makin we get a lot of questions from our brides asking when to start looking for their dress, when to book the photographer, when to book the celebrant etc. So, we thought we’d put […]

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One Dress Three Ways – Destination Wedding

May 12, 2016 | No Comments

As Winter bears down on us, we tend to let our imagination wonder off to places where it’s warm and sunny, and exotic! This week on the blog we’ve decided to get jet setting and style our gorgeous Tiffany gown for three different destination weddings. Tiffany (like many of our couture, RTW and french collection […]

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Why Australian natives should be your go-to flower for a Winter wedding.

May 5, 2016 | No Comments

Although we have been lead to believe that Winter is the barren season when it comes to flowers, this is completely untrue! There are heaps of varieties to choose from in the Winter months (from late Autumn to early Spring), including stacks of Australian natives. Australia is abundant with so many varieties ranging from Banksias, to Grevillias, to Paper Daisies, […]

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