Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Summer 2012/13 issue plus behind the scenes front cover fun!

We're excited to introduce to you, our Summer 2012/13 issue.

Our front cover fun dream team:
Photography: Ian Golding 
Behind-the-scenes photographer : Jennifer Mendez
Gown and accessories: Paddington Weddings - like on facebook
Hair & Make-up: Misha Make-up 
Model: Adele / Dallys

Queensland Brides Summer 2012/13 is available at all good newsagencies this week.

Purchase a copy online with FREE Australian delivery or purchase a digital version which can be read accross all your mobile devices ... your iphone or smartphone, ipad, home computer & laptop.

Wondering what it's like to be on location at our front cover photo shoot? Watch our video & check out our pictures below.

Inspired by our magical Paddington Weddings gown, photographer Ian Golding and floral designer Geraldine from Bouquet Boutique created an amazing floral swing.

Hair & makeup artist Misha puts the finishing touches on Adele’s clean, modern summertime look.

... the swing featured on our front cover is covered in beautiful blooms!

Above, Geraldine from Bouquet Boutique painstakingly attaching & arranging the flowers on the swing & below, the dream team hard at work ...

Anne from Paddington Weddings making some gown adjustments ... 

Nicole's Summer 2012/13 editor's letter

Although October is officially the most popular month to say ‘I do’ in Australia, we think summer has a special place in the hearts of Queensland brides. Not only are couples drawn to the balmy weather and holiday mood, that magical hour as the sun sets lingers so much longer in summer, giving your photographer the opportunity to capture something really amazing.

With that in mind we’ve put a spotlight on locations and outdoor weddings this issue. To enjoy a little fresh air, check our major showcase starting on page 166 which also includes a round-up of some of the most exciting trends to look out for in 2013. One is colour, which we loved using on our cover. The talent behind this gorgeous gown, Anne Bertossi and her team at Paddington Weddings, are currently celebrating 20 wonderful years at their charming Paddington studio and workroom. Big congratulations! We also headed to the forest this issue with the whimsical and gorgeous feature on page 160. One of my favourites from the incredible team at Styled Events. And while I’m on the topics of favourites, I’m offically swooning over the jewellery in our Hidden Gems feature (p.106). I have updated my wish list yet again! 

Finally, don’t miss your chance to win a $4000 wedding at the historic Grand View Hotel. You’ll fall in love with the beautiful bayside location and charming history of this unique venue. 
- Nicole QB editor.

Don't forget to like us on facebook, follow on twitter, pinterst and also instagram (we're @qldbridesmagazine).

P.S. We have a beautiful real life wedding up our sleeve for Monday next week, we can't wait to show you! See you then.

QB x

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