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Queensland Brides

Queensland Brides Spring - Summer 2017

Since 1984, Queensland Brides has been trusted by brides all over Australia (and the world!) as the leading source of bridal news, trends and inspiration. Each issue features a wealth of wedding planning ideas, as well as all the latest in bridal fashion, hair and makeup. You can also find everything you need for your dream day, photographers, venues, we’ve got it all covered! Queensland Brides is essential reading for all brides. Get yours today!

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English
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Graphic Publishing
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2 min.
editor’s letter

As I write this, the season odometer has just ticked over from winter into spring. Winter. Yeah, right. I think I saw clouds maybe three times in total, and at one stage was taunting friends abroad – who were enduring crappy, cold summers – with our temperatures of 32°C! We are so lucky – and we’ve still got spring and summer to enjoy. This issue is actually our first spring/summer edition for many years. Way back when it all started (can you believe Queensland Brides celebrated its 33rd birthday in 2017?) we came out twice a year, and we’ve decided to return to our roots. It means that we’ll be able to concentrate more than ever on our digital and social platforms. Our goal has always been to offer the resource…

1 min.
on the cover

This issue’s cover gown is the gorgeous ‘Jessica’ from Helena Couture Designs (amoresque.com.au). Created from duchess silk, Chantilly lace, beaded French lace and tulle, it’s a modern take on a 1950s silhouette, with a boatneck bodice and feminine, three-quarter-length circular skirt. Photography: George Favios Hair and makeup: Penny Antuar Model: Brontie-May, Que Models Peacock chair: Beautiful Weddings, beautiful weddings.com.au P.S. The Queensland Brides Wedding & Honeymoon Expo is the biggest bridal show in Brisbane. Don’t miss our first show in 2018, from 23-25 March. Be sure to go to queenslandbrides.com.auand sign up to the QB newsletter to receive your free ticket, worth $15!…

1 min.
what you’re loving online

MOST CLICKED This wedding was a hit when we first featured it last year, but when we showcased it a second time it really went off. Why? The beautiful bride, Tamara, is now a celebrity, thanks to her turn on MasterChef Australia! For the whole story, visit queenslandbrides.com.au FACEBOOK FAVE Congratulations to Best Ink star Sabina Kelley on her wedding day! You all loved our feature on Sabina and her fabulous ink last month – the pinup shared her top tips for tattooed brides in our pages. Now, check out the story of her wedding to Aussie tattoo artist Nixx in Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands on page 194of this issue. MORE WAYS TO READ QUEENSLAND BRIDES Sign up now to queenslandbrides.com.au/monthly-editionand get a monthly fix of inspiration straight to your inbox. Or, download the latest…

1 min.
the qb team

VINTAGE QB Every issue we look back at past issues of QB in order to choose a retro cover to feature. While looking at this summer 2005 edition, we suddenly realised: QB’s been around for 33 years now, and this is one of only two covers (so far!) to also feature a groom. Well, how could we resist that face?! CHIEN BIEN Say bonjour to Piper, the gorgeous French bulldog owned by this issue’s front cover makeup artist, Penny, and her family. “My daughters burst into tears when they saw Piper at home for the first time and realised she was ours,” Penny says. All together now: awwwwww! The family thought they were getting a quiet little lap dog, but don’t be fooled by this photo – the complete opposite is true. Piper…

1 min.
overheard in the office

“I cracked two hours! Did it in 01:55.” (After running the Gold Coast marathon. Respect) “I won’t eat anything that’s been tomato-adjacent.” (This person really hates tomatoes) “I genuinely want to know: how do you make a lizard be a ring-bearer at a wedding? Do you keep it on a leash?” (About a real wedding we’re obsessed with – look out for it on queenslandbrides.com.au) “Thea. No, with a T. Like T for turtle.” (Our production manager, spelling her name to someone over the phone) “You cannot not drink and hold a marriage together.” (We don’t agree, but we sure did laugh!) “I love my dog more than my daughters.” *wink* (A visitor to our dog-loving office) “Please can this font be ‘over’ in 2018”?” (It’s time to let this popular wedding stationery font go, guys)…

1 min.
destination dreams

“Deep in the heart of the Highlands of Scotland – that was my Dad’s favourite place and I’d love to honour him in this way.” Thea, production manager “A long table under a big tree somewhere in Tuscany. Small, simple and super-relaxed, with loads of great Italian wine and food. Enough said!” Ginny, editor “New Zealand – epic scenery at every turn, world-class wineries in abundance and guests can enjoy awesome adventure activities before and/ or after the wedding.” Nikki, digital manager “Manhattan. The idea of saying “I do” in a luxurious penthouse overlooking lights of NYC sounds like something straight out of a classic movie.” Courtney, digital content creator…