The Distinctive Dame | Bridal Hair and Makeup in Melbourne

Bridal Hair and Makeup in Melbourne

We are SO excited that you’ve landed on this page and are thinking about working together. We’ve worked on So many weddings over the years, waaay more than we’ll ever attend in this lifetime..

There are so many ways to interpret the brief of wedding and curate an experience that is a true and honest reflection of you. 
We would love to be part of that process and nurture you through to the stage where you feel like the hair and makeup look that we create together is spot on. It is very much a collaborative effort.

Our arms, chairs and hearts are open to looking after anyone in need of fancy hair and makeup for their wedding day, commitment ceremony, post elopement party, civil ceremony (our studio is located a stone’s throw from the Melbourne Treasury Building) or even destination wedding. 

Whilst we are based in Melbourne, we’re willing to travel Anywhere.
Tassie, Daylesford, Sydney, Mornington, New York. Broome. 
We’re ready to work with you wherever you are.  

This is  proudly an LGBTQIA+ inclusive business



We understand that organising a wedding can be exxy and do our best to be as transparent as possible when it comes to the pricing of our services. 

Our prices are based on our experience and quality of service. 
When you book with us, you are booking artists that are not only committed to their craft but are also committed to looking after you from beginning to end. You are not another number.
You and your needs matter and we work really hard to realise your visions and sifting through your Pinterest selections to come up with a look that you looove. 


There isn’t a certain type of wedding that we specialise in, but it seems that we draw in those with an unconventional approach to their celebration:
*The vintage bride with a modern twist 
*An out of town westival (wedding-festival) a-la Boogie.. 
*Wedding gowns with sneakers. Green velvet blazers with gold sequin gowns. 

Whatever your concept, whatever your vision; no idea is too simple, too wacky, too out there, too themed or too era specific for us. We’re committed to working with you closely, utilising our creativity, intuition and expertise to refine and extract the vision that’s in your noodle.  

Feel free to have a stickybeak through our testimonials to see what other lovely brides have said about their experiences with us. 
If you still have questions you’re welcome to come into the studio for a complimentary consultation or you can send through an email



The Distinctive Dame | Hair and Makeup Artist in Melbourne | Bridal Wedding Vintage

Hello and welcome.

This is a business that has been created and nurtured over the years as a platform to combine our core values :
  • Community
  • Kindness
  • Connection
  • Creativity

Perhaps you’ve got a wedding coming up or another special event. Let’s work together to tease out the vision you have for yourself so that you can sashay into your event feeling like your most confident and badass self. There are so many pathways to confidence, looking and feeling good being one of them.

Things you need to know:
  • We don’t subscribe to trends or take a cookie cutter approach to hair, makeup & beauty. Everybody is different and thus has different needs and tastes.
  • We’re not going to tell you that you’re not enough and need to change.
    You are whole and perfect as you are. We’re only here to celebrate you.
  • We’re here to support you and nurture you throughout the process of transformation especially in the lead up to an event that might be making you a little nervous or unsettled.
  • This is a collaborative process - we work together to come up with a look that’ll have you feeling unshakeable.
  • We’re sensitive, intuitive and empathetic bunnies committed to creating a safe space for you to unfurl before your big event.
  • This is a queer friendly and inclusive business. No matter what you identify as, know that you’ll be welcomed with open arms.
  • Our services can be used for weddings, special events, pamper parties, workshops, headshots, editorial work and any other scenario for which you’d like some glamourous support.
Our little styling studio is on level 8 of the Manchester Unity Building, right in the heart of the Melbourne CBD where you are welcome to get ready before your event.
In addition to this we also offer mobile services, travelling all over Melbourne and beyond.
If you feel drawn to working together, do reach out and we can start dreaming up your next killer look.
With love, gratitude and so much fucking enthusiasm.
Margeaux & team

Whatever your reason for visiting, you’ll always feel safe and welcome here.
This is proudly an LGBTQIA+ inclusive business