Bridal Blog

Learn more about our former wedding dresses and the team at Paddington Weddings

Browse our ‘Real Life Brides’ features, which shine the spotlight on our former brides and their stories. See pictures of their special day and learn all about their Paddington Weddings journey.

Get an inside look at our couture dressmaking process with our ‘Life at Paddington’ features. We’ll show you how we craft our wedding dresses step by step, from sourcing our materials, to our finishing touches.

We hope our blog serves as inspiration to local, interstate and international brides looking for their perfect gown. If you want to know more about our couture wedding dresses or other services, call us today, or visit us in our Brisbane store.

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The ‘Como’ Collection

  • October 9th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

When Anne is designing her gowns it is always all about the fabric. So when her brand new laces arrived from Europe she went into inspiration overload and this years collection was conceived. Anne wanted to design gowns that have the clean, modern lines of today but with timeless elegance

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Less Is Always More……

  • October 3rd, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Our favourite line here at Paddington Wedding is ‘Less is More’ and our real bride ‘Paula’ was the perfect example of this with her stylish Brisbane City wedding. Often people think that a wedding gown has to be huge, flamboyant and sparkly to have wow factor but nothing could be

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What to do if it rains on your wedding day?

  • August 7th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Well just have fun, it is the one thing you have no control of! I know this is a hard concept for the organised bride, the bride with the amazing spreadsheets and ‘to do’ lists. The bride who has researched and tested every element of her day, been counting down

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Wedding Dress Shopping tips….

  • July 10th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Brides always ask us how we name our gowns here at Paddington Weddings. They are named after the first bride who falls in love with the design and for the past 26 years this has worked perfectly, as you can see from this stunning real wedding. We created the ‘Abigail’

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Wedding dresses with Sleeves

  • June 5th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Here at Paddington Weddings we make many beautiful wedding dresses with sleeves, it is such an elegant look that is great for covering arms that we may not love but it’s also a fabulous style choice on many brides. Sleeves are also a popular option if you have decided on

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‘Couture’ or ‘Ready to Wear’, what is the difference???

  • May 15th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

So many Brides ask us ‘what is the difference between ‘Couture’ and ‘Ready to wear’? They are very confusing terms used in the wedding dress business today, many shops use the ‘Couture’ word in their marketing but what does that really mean??? We are here to set the record straight

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A Day Filled with Laughter and love

  • May 1st, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

We were lucky enough to be part of this very special wedding late last year. Emily was a very beautiful bride and her warm heart and kind nature shines through in every image from her wedding day. We created the ‘Fleur’ Bertossi Brides gown for Emily from a soft French

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The best party of your life!!

  • April 10th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Lets be honest here, your wedding day is the best party of your life, you are surrounded by all the people in the world that you love and they have come to celebrate your happiness. I think you can tell from the fantastic smile on our real bride Chelsea’s face

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Love at the Lavender Farm

  • March 13th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Could this wedding be any more elegant???? Our real bride Sian decided to have her wedding day at ‘Kooroomba’, a Lavender farm right here in Queensland. The stunning views, modern architecture and elegant styling made the perfect combination for a very stylish, on trend wedding and of course she picked

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Coast Chic

  • March 6th, 2019
  • Written By Gill Hulse

Get swept away in the romance with these images to inspire you from our 2019 collection. What’s not to love from the plunging V neck and back on our ‘Elle’ gown to the delicate spot tulle overlay on our Estelle gown. The modern wedding dress of today has that more

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