Quick Picks Week 45, 2013 – featuring stunning wedding gowns, wire sculptures, and a guide to popular flowers.

Quick Picks

Can you believe it’s November already? The frangipanis are in flower, the days are getting longer, and Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall is already full of Christmas decorations. So as we start counting the days until Christmas, here’s this week’s quick pick of internet finds. As usual, good things come in threes…


If you want red carpet levels of glam for your wedding you really should check out Johanna Johnson’s stunning wedding gowns. They are absolutely amazing.
   Via [Polka Dot Bride].

The Knot Australia has some great tips for getting ready on the morning of your wedding.

Issue three of Hello May bridal magazine is on sale now. You can order it online or pick it up from selected newsagents around the country.

Art & Design

Illusion have gathered a small set of gorgeous landscape photos featuring reflections.

Korean artist Seung Mo Park creates beautiful sculptures from wire wrapped around fibreglass frames. Note: The artist’s website seems to be down at the moment due to high volumes of traffic.

If you like to stay in places with interesting architecture on your travels, you might want to consider Montaña Mágica Lodge at the Huilo Huilo private nature reserve in Los Rios, Chile.
   Via [Front & Main].

Random Asides

Why do so may people hate looking at pictures of themselves? It turns out there’s some science behind it. Photographer Duncan David explains why you might think photos of yourself look a bit wrong, and why your friends know what you look like better than you do. Note: This this link will take you to a video that may play automatically.

   Via [io9] – this article also goes into the science behind Duncan’s theory.

Design Sponge have started putting together a flower glossary. It’s a sweet and simple guide to popular flowers you’re likely to see gracing the beautifully styled shots from your favourite blogs and magazines.

The BrisStyle indie markets are on again this weekend. You’ll find them at Brisbane City Hall on Saturday 9 November, from 9am – 3pm.

That’s it for another week’s quick picks. Have a great weekend!

~ Pav

P.S. We don’t receive payment or gifts to list products or services in our Quick Picks, we link to stuff because we like it.