Glitter in my Eyes

So, I have this dress that I've purchased for one of my Christmas parties and I am having shoe issues. I've searched high and low, scouring the shelves of every shop, department store and online boutique and I can't find anything. How is this possible? I know I'm beyond fussy but it's getting ridiculous! Then, like a flash of shiny light, I spotted these beauties. Of course they're on my favourite online store Net-a-Porter (UK based) and of course they're Christian Louboutin and of course they're simply gorgeous. Of course they have a rather hefty price tag, but after all it's Christmas, and I'm hoping Santa makes a quick delivery of these to David Jones. In one of my moments I could easily be pursuaded!


Christian Louboutin Straratata 140 Glitter Sandals £695

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled!

Tada... here's a sneak peak at our dashing new issue, on sale this Wed 2nd December. We're all so in love with the Summer issue so we're sure your going to be happy little readers. With the best ideas for planning your wedding this issue features everything you need to know and nothing you don't. Happy reading!



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Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' Giveaway - Week 3!

Week three of our 5 Weeks of Christmas giveaway has sprung up on us faster that we'd imagined so this means I need to open this weeks fabulous giveaway! Thanks to our dear friends at Spencerlacy we have one super pretty silk dress/chemise in Ombre valued at $139AUD to giveaway to a lucky blogger. Girls everywhere will love Spencerlacy's new Summer 2010 collection. With gorgeous colours, fabrics and styles available you'll want to wear them all day everyday! Who said certain pieces were just for the bedroom?!

To win this prize simply email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and answer to our simple question - What would you like to see more of in Wedding Style Guide? Our Week 3 comp ends 5:30pm EDST Friday 4th Dec.


The Spencerlacy dress/chemise in Ombre $139AUD

A big congratulations is also in order for our Week 2 winner Cassie Griffen of NSW. Cassie walks away with a Mascara Traveller from Estee Lauder valued at $48AUD. Lucky Girl! Thanks to all those who entered and good luck with this weeks comp!

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Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' giveaway. Week 2!

Don't forget all you freebie lovers that today is the last day you can enter our Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' week 2 giveaway. Thanks to Estee Lauder we have a gorgeous Mascara Traveller, valued at $48AUD, to give away to one lucky blogger. Simply email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and answer to our question - What would you like to see more of in Style Guide? Good luck!



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Island Dreaming

As the year comes to an end I always find myself daydreaming about holidays and places I would love to visit. One of those places is Santorini - especially if I could stay somewhere like this! Perivolas is a world-class small luxury inn perched on the cliffs high above the Aegean Sea. It is only a short walk from Oia, one of the most charming villages on the island, and offers a tranquil oasis far removed from the stresses of everyday life. Sounds perfect for the ultimate honeymoon! The accomodation, pool, location and view are all amazing - but I think the best bit is the breakfast which includes apple pie, cookies, pastires, fruit and greek yogurt - wouldn't it be lovely to start every day with apple pie!!









For more information visit their website here.

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Top This

I am a bit of a sucker for vintage finds so I was thrilled to find Alice's Looking Glass on Etsy. Amongst the gorgeous array of natural-coloured paper goods and decor finds, are these two vintage cake toppers.





They are so sweet and pretty.

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Sweet Stationery

The talented Anna Bond from Rifle Paper Co. has just launched her new online shop. It is filled with a beautiful range of greeting cards, prints and invitations. I found these sweet recipe cards which would work really well for a kitchen tea party. They cost $8USD for 12 plus postage.





These custom made program fans are just gorgeous!





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The Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' Giveaway - Week 2!

Don't forget to enter this weeks competition to win a Mascara Traveller from Estee Lauder valued at $48AUD. To enter all you have to do is email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and answer to our simple question - what would you like to see more of in Wedding Style Guide? Competition closes Friday 27th November and the winners will be announced on Monday 30th November. Best of luck!



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A Frock that Rocks

Party season has well and truly arrived and I'm always on the lookout for THE party dress. Obviously you're going to need more than one dress as I'm sure you'll attend more than one fabulous party but I reckon if you got your hands on this little number you'd wear it to every single one. I know I would. Simply divine! Temperley London Mini Agnelli studded dress £708 www.temperleylondon.com or buy online at www.net-a-porter.com.


Mini Agnelli studded dress £708

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The Ho Show

If you live in Adelaide and are a Lisa Ho fan like myself you'll be excited to hear she's opened shop on the hottest strip, Rundle St. The luxe store is brimming with beautiful pieces from her new collections and will have fashion lovers give their credit cards a much needed workout. Make sure you pop in and have a peek at shop A, 257 Rundle Street, Adelaide or visit www.lisaho.com.


Full length feathered gown


Satin organza dress


Marble print dress


Velvet dress with jewel shoulders
Anton Heunis and Rodrigo Otazu jewellery, stocked exclusively at Lisa Ho

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Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' Giveaway - Week 2!

Week two of our 5 Weeks of Christmas giveaway has arrived and this week we have a Mascara Traveller from Estee Lauder to give away to one lucky reader/blogger. Valued at $48AUD it contains a full size Double Wear mascara in black, Artist’s Eye Pencil in soft smudge black and a Double-end component with Lash Primer Plus on one end and Double Wear Concealer on the other and it's all packed up in a pretty gold croc clutch. To win this fabulous prize simply email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and your answer to our easy peasy question - What would you like to see more of in Wedding Style Guide? Good luck!


Estee Lauder Mascara Traveller $48AUD

Congratulations to our three lucky first week winners (Katherine Ball, TAS, Laura Duval, ACT and Shvonne Scholz, SA) who will each receive a French Navy note card set, valued at $35AUD each! Thanks to everyone who entered and keep posted for all our great prizes in the coming weeks.

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Oh My!

I think I have a new favourite thing. I found this site today - Sophie Cuvelier - based in France, Sophie creates the most wonderful garlands in exquisite colours and a variety of designs. Her work is sure to inspire anyone with a desire for decoration.







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Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' Giveway! Last Chance!

Don't forget today is your last day to get your entries in to win one of three gorgeous note card sets from the divine French Navy. To win all you have to do is email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and an answer to our simple question - 'what would you like to see more of in Wedding Style Guide'. Entries close at 5pm EDST today. Good luck!







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The Scent of Christmas

I'm sure most of you all remember back to the good, old days of scratch & sniff cards. I remember having a hot pink, bubblegum scented scratch & sniff slap-band, which I thought was the coolest! Melangerie NYC have revived the scratch & sniff phenomenon with the cutest Christmas cards ever! I'm simply dying to get my hands on these! In Sweet & Minty Candy Canes, Gingerbread Fresh From the Oven and Pine Needles & Winter Snow they would make the perfect addition to the perfect Chrissie gift for that special someone. Available at Melangeire NYC's Etsy store for $22USD for a pack of six (each pack contains two of each scent). Visit www.melangerienyc.com for more details about their great pieces.







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A Nouveau Look at Weddings

Earlier this week we received an email introducing us to Wedding Nouveau - a site that focuses on intercultural weddings. Having just spent hours searching through their incredible inspiration boards, I think I am well and truly addicted. This lovely site takes a fresh look at weddings from all cultures. It really is refreshing to see so many inspiring ideas from weddings right across the globe.


One of the stunning Dream Palettes on Wedding Nouveau.

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The Style Guide '5 Weeks of Christmas' Giveaway!

Don't forget to enter this weeks competition to win one of three gorgeous Christmas note card packs from French Navy. To enter all you have to do is email competitions@styleguide.com.au with your name, address and answer to our simple question - what would you like to see more of in Wedding Style Guide. Competition closes Friday 20th Novemaber and the winners will be announced on Mon 23rd November. Below are the three designs up for grabs. Good luck!







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Pink Sky at Night, Shepherds Delight

One colour we see popping up on maids all the time is pretty pale pink. Whether it be a true dusty pink, bright as fairy floss or a washed out, nearly white, pale pink it's a colour that many girls flock to when they're tying the knot. I fell in love with this pretty Stella McCartney dress on Net-A-Porter and thought what an ideal bridesmaid's dress it would make. The sheer netting at the top adds some edge to an otherwise classic, pretty dress with the pleating detail taking it from pretty to simply perfect. If you're wanting to glam it up a bit try pinning a brooch just underneath the bust pleat. How divine! Visit www.net-a-porter.com to buy online.


Stella McCartney pleated silk-satin dress £1,150

Here's some ideas as to how Style Guide bride's are using pale pink on their maids and flower girls. In all shapes, sizes and shades it will add a touch of romance to your day.


Kate Patterson & Dominic Etheridge's wedding featured in 'Paradise Found' in issue 12. I loved the waist pleats of Kate's bridesmaids dresses. A great detail that flatters almost any body shape. Maids dresses from Forever New, photography by Infinity Photography, bouquets by Trisara.


Tania Ohannessian & Simon Goubran's wedding featured in 'Love in the City' in issue 11. Mono-shoulder dresses are very popular at the moment and with a gorgeous shoulder detail like a bow they will certainly stand out. Maids dresses by Brides of Bromley +61 (0)418 478 847, photography by Tom Psomotragos Photography, bouquets by Indulge Floral Design.


Julia Galvan & Marc Johnstone's wedding featured in 'A Glamorous Event' slso in issue 11. We had so many enquiries from readers asking us where Julia got her simply gorgeous flower girl dresses from. It turns out Julia designed them herself and got them made in Singapore. I love the frilled hem! Flower girl dresses designed by bride and made in singapore, photography by Blumenthal Photography, bouquets by Florid Flowers.

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