Queensland Brides

Queensland Brides Summer 2016

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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3 min
editor’s letter

Welcome to the new-look Queensland Brides – we hope you love it as much as we do. We’ve been toiling away behind the scenes, working on the new design all year, ready to start 2017 as fresh and lovely as all of our brides! Speaking of 2017, we’re super-excited about some of the new trends set to fill up our Instagram pages in the coming months. Dresses first: we’ve got exquisite wedding gown inspiration from New York International Bridal Week (our front cover dress is a beautiful spin on the off-the-shoulder trend that looks like being one of the looks for 2017), plus some great styling ideas for grooms. You’ll also get the expert lowdown on how to achieve the hottest flower trend of the moment – hanging floral installations. Is…

1 min
what you’re loving online

MOST CLICKED Wedding wishes: 20 ways to write in a wedding card “Sending lots of love for the future ahead” “May the joy you feel today last a lifetime” Visit www.queenslandbrides.com.au for more inspiring words. HOW VERY PINTERESTING Some of your favourite QB boards LET THEM EAT CAKE A gold cake? Um, yes. We’re sold. Lucia and Thiago’s wedding is making us totally giddy – and hungry. WEDDING DRESS Fall in love with Wendy Makin’s Ready to Wear collection – we have! HANDMADE WITH LOVE You’re loving these wedding favours – stylish succulents with mini place card flags – handmade by Hanna Smith. BONUS REAL WEDDINGS Check us out online for more inspirational real weddings, exclusive to QB online. Go on, share the love (and your gorgeous pics!) and submit your own real wedding at queenslandbrides.com.au INSTA LOVE Our most-liked Insta posts “the.pearl.creative: “To capture this moment…

2 min
the qb team

HER NAME WAS LOLA What do you get if you cross an old English sheepdog with a miniature poodle? Yep. It’s a miniature sheepadoodle. Or, more precisely, the cutest ball of fluff you’ve possibly ever seen. It was quite simply love at first sight for QB art director, Alissa, and so we welcome the divine Lola to the QBcanine team. Watch this space to meet Bruce the boxer – or Bruce the Goose as he’s affectionately known – in the next issue. VINTAGE QB Dark, moody lighting and deep red tones – just screams summer, doesn’t it? Twenty years ago, we thought so. Take a peek at our Summer ’95/96 issue. Inside, there’s everything you need(ed) to know about getting married – from choosing your partner by their star sign, right through to…

1 min
summer lovin’

“Being outdoors in the natural light; long, warm days leading into what is generally a gorgeous sunset and swapping heavy layers for a chic, breezy outfit teamed with some strappy heels.” Toni, Production Manager “I’m all about anything tropical – bring on the flamingos, palm prints and summer cocktails! I love weddings that go all-out with bright colours and breezy vibes.” Emily, Feature Writer “Alfresco pre-reception drinks, and the gorgeous, creative styling that summer inspires, like parasol umbrellas, signature cocktails, iced-water stations, lounge stations, bocce games, lawn bowls... oh, and the flowers!” Nikki, Digital Manager “It’s all about beach weddings for me. I love the magic of the ocean, bright colours… and sandy toes!” Ana, Digital Marketing Executive…

1 min
we love

PRETTY IN PINK Compartés is the USA’s hippest and most trendsetting chocolate shop. And the latest creation from these confectionary wizards is sure to appeal to brides-to-be: rosé-flavoured chocolate, decorated with edible crystallised rose petals. It’s handmade by a small team of chocolatiers in the company’s LA kitchens, so yes, you have to factor in delivery time, but come on – it’s pink (and gluten-free)! Just perfect for dessert tables, sweet trolleys and wedding favours. compartes.com THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING – LITERALLY Beautiful flowers at a wedding are a given, but what about bouquets that are still blooming as you celebrate your first anniversary? The clever ladies at luxury flower boutique Fleur de Luxe use a Parisian preserving technique to give their arrangements longevity. The result? Bespoke blooms that last a…

2 min
chic happens

PICTURE THIS Planning a trip to the Big Apple? New York Through A Fashion Eye (Hardie Grant Books) is a handy, fashion-forward travel guide, penned by fashion illustrator and stylista Megan Hess. Packed full of the best places to shop, eat, sleep and play, this little gem makes a great travel companion and an equally great coffee table book. LUXE LACE Fans of Grace Loves Lace will love the bridal fashion giant’s latest capsule collection of ready-to-wear bridal sets. It’s romantic and modern, and features the same fresh and minimalist styles that the designer is known for, as well as sleek bias-cut silk skirts with side splits and ultra-feminine off-the-shoulder tops, and luxurious French lace. graceloveslace.com.au BEAUTIFUL SOLES Fellow shoe-addicts, we present the Coco Crystal Ice Blue Satin Pumps from celebfavourite Sophia Webster. The crystal-heeled…