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The Melbourne Girl team enjoy a coffee hit every morning, are a step ahead of trends and are always up for a great time. We love a good sale, a long brunch on the weekends and are forever on the hunt for hidden shopping gems, delicious eateries, must-see sights and awesome events. We seek to provide insights that only a local can share and strive to immerse all our readers in the perfect Melbourian lifestyle!


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How to find the perfect wedding venue in Melbourne

By esalon | July 14, 2018

Wedding Venues in Melbourne, How to find the best? With thousands of possibilities, you’d think finding the perfect wedding venue …

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Do I Really Need to Hire a Wedding Photographer?

Your wedding date is approaching fast and you have so many issues to deal with. The invitations, the venue, the decorations and the food will all cost a lot and you are probably already considering ways to cut down expenditure. A wedding photographer is one of the professionals that you ...
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Should You Hire a Professional Wedding Photographer?

Why indeed? Who needs to pay all that money for a wedding photographer these days? After all, camera technology is so advanced now that almost anyone can get a very good shot just by pushing a button. It's a fact that more and more engaged couples are opting to have ...
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When a day starts with a hot coffee

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10 best beauty salons in Melbourne

The experience - Professional hair stylists are not in the area to tip right into various other locations of rate of interest, they offer their ideal as well as devote their entire lives to the profession. Via years of experience, you could be certain to obtain the ideal hair therapies, ...
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2012 Top Celebrity Wedding Trends

Wow, 2012 brought us a LOT of celebrity weddings to admire and to give us lots of great ideas for 2013. From simple "down home" style weddings, to lavish destination galas, those in the limelight left us with lots to talk about. It's easy to see how celebrity weddings set ...
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10 Best Hair Salons in Melbourne – The Trend Spotter

Choice of Services Many beauty salons have wedding celebration plans, where make up solutions, hair designing as well as coloring is carried out by one salon, in conformity with the general motif of the wedding event. That is if you do not such as a certain hair salon, after that ...
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RSS Green Wedding Shoes

  • Catch the Dream: A Summer Moon Themed Bachelorette Party July 17, 2018
    A full moon on a summer night…the thought just evokes romance, adventure, and possibility! How could you not be inspired? This dream bachelorette party inspiration is a celebration of friendship, the freedom of summer, and, of course—the bride to be. The day came together at Gardener Ranch with planning + design by Bridget McKay and photographer, Carol Oliva. First up,... […]
  • Handmade New Orleans Wedding in a 19th Century Converted Church July 17, 2018
    Ella + Brandon had the sort of wedding you hope to be invited to: held in a historic New Orleans venue, featuring creative handmade details by the bride + groom themselves, BEIGNETS, and, of course, a couple that just gets you excited about love. She’s a textile designer and he’s an architect. (Ella made her... […]
  • Alps + Alpacas: This Italian Elopement is Full of Wonder July 16, 2018
    Eloping it Italy, you say? Sure, you could go the traditional route and say your vows amongst the olive trees or on the Riviera. OR…you could do this: venture into the mountains for an off-the-beaten path ceremony with alpacas! Gloria and Elisa, planners + stylists from Coquette Atelier, traveled up to Mair ALP Aca with photographer Irene Fucci to scope out... […]
  • Rustic Elegance: An Enchanting California Vineyard Wedding July 16, 2018
    Is it your dream to have a wedding at a vineyard — taking pictures in rows of manicured vines and having guests indulge in delicious reds and whites as you + your love celebrate your marriage? Sounds pretty dreamy, right? Well wait ’til you see how Alexandra and Justin spruced up the place to fit... […]
  • Our Favorite Shoes from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale July 13, 2018
    Yesterday we shared some of our favorites from the big Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (check out our IG Stories to see even more!). Well, today we are taking a closer look at one of our favorites items from the sale (I mean it’s in our name!) – shoes!! Lots of great deals here whether it’s for... […]
  • Crimson + Cream: An Intimate Bohemian Elopement in the Mountains of Granada, Spain July 13, 2018
    There’s something about the fire of Spain that just draws us in. Perhaps it’s the moody + colorful palettes that we tend to see coming from there, or the creative way love stories are captured. For this intimate + bohemian elopement in the mountains of Granada, Open the Door Events wanted to capture two elements... […]
  • Fave Picks from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – which Starts Today!! July 12, 2018
    Hey guys! So, it’s that time of year – the Nordstrom Anniversary sale! You guys loved my picks from last year so I’ve been up since 4am this morning going through the site to find the BEST finds from the sale! And as I (and guessing you guys might have well) learned last year, if... […]
  • One With the Force: An Out-of-this-World Star Wars-Themed Wedding July 12, 2018
    Obi Wan? No, you’re the one! (Sorry, we couldn’t resist the pun!) Addie, a master of craftsmanship and a highly creative individual, DIYed a majority of the ‘imperial’ décor for the wedding, including the Rebel Alliance symbol built for the ceremony! One of the services they made sure they contacted was the 501st Legion, a worldwide Star... […]
  • A Guide to Giving Back: Wedding Gifts from Our Favorite Socially Conscious Brands July 11, 2018
    It’s true what they say: every dollar you spend is a vote toward the world you want to see! That’s why we’ve been researching more ethical ways to shop via find brands that empower people, care about the environment, and are focused on positive change. Guys, we’ve found some SERIOUSLY GREAT products + companies and... […]
  • Rain Didn’t Stop this Industrial Meets California-Inspired Wedding in Texas July 11, 2018
    It’s a big risk when you sign a wedding venue without even seeing it… let alone, without it being built! But that risk certainly paid off for Anna + Scottie! Their event designer, Ciara of Bash Co + Events shares: A+S wanted something different with an indoor/outdoor element vibe, but also keeping it pretty industrial.... […]