Charlotte Bridal is a bespoke design studio run by Charlotte Garratt and is based in South London. Charlotte creates bespoke designs for brides using only the finest fabrics and couture techniques. Launched in 2011, Charlotte became one of the youngest independent bridal designers in the UK. | read more
The stunning 5 star Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island, located just off the West Coast Highlands of Scotland, just two hours from Glasgow Airport is an exquisite venue, perfect for weddings or special events. Visitors have the unique opportunity to have the Island to themselves (...with exception to the wild otters and seals) for a December wedding in exquisite surroundings, accompanied by up to fifty of their closest friends and family.
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Specialists online cake and decorating suppliers MakeBake have created an easy to follow, step by step guide to creating a beautiful cupcake bouquet, perfect for bridal showers, hen parties & favours for loved ones on your big day. | read more
2013 so far has seen a boom in celebrity engagements, from Frankie Sandford & Wayne Bridge, Elle Macpherson & Jeff Soffer, and Millie Mackintosh & Professor Green, we take a look at the popular engagement ring styles within the celebrity circle this year with engagement ring specialists David M Robinson. | read more
No wedding day is complete without a glass of bubbles to raise a toast to the happy couple. Now the dilemma? Do you choose Champagne or an alternative fizz? | read more
Contemporary couture label Beyond Burlesque, headed up by Vivienne Westwood's specialist corsetiere designer Belinda Chorley, previews two fabulous new Day of the Dead skull motif dresses at the Weird and Wonderful Wedding show on Saturday 13 April at the Bristol Science Centre.
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Create these easy to make napkin rings to personalise your wedding and as a lovely keepsake for your guests to take home. | read more
This season sees the accessory world obsessed with statement pieces: the big, the bold and the beautiful. Tiara trends have naturally followed suit. For the modern, fashion-conscious bride-to-be who desires only the most stylish headpiece for her big day, Tiararama introduces 'Tiararama Editions'. Designer, Suzanne has embraced this season's style in her own signature way, creating six exclusive pieces which will change seasonally.
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Like Pippa Middleton at last year's Royal wedding, Katherine Jenkins almost stole the show in this stunning this bridesmaid dress at her younger sister Laura's London wedding. | read more
Trash the Dress or Rock the Frock is a photography phenomenon that is taking the world by storm and now guests can now bring their wedding dress with them to the Maldives and create some dream inspiring and fun pictures. | read more
The possibilities with a floral wedding theme are endless so its understandable why it is still such a popular choice with brides. Floral themes exude a feminine and delicate atmosphere and it brings springtime romance to any wedding. | read more
With Baz Luhrmann's highly anticipated film adaptation of the Great Gatsby due for release this spring there is only one look that will set hearts on fire this season. The Gatsby look is classy, classic and stylish. | read more
The age old adage of 'less is more' is the dish of the day for weddings this year. The Diamond Jubilee and Olympics saw people everywhere embracing great British cuisine and culture and this attitude continues to be reflected. While personalised options are still on the menu, it's all about taking it back to basics. John Hearn, Executive Chef of food design and event management company, Tapenade offers his suggestions for what's being served up in 2013: | read more
While many brides have followed the old fashioned saying, something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue for centuries, a new website is helping turn one bride's something old into another's something new.
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Celebrate in style this year by using beautiful natural petal confetti to add romance to make this Valentines Day as special as possible.
Surprise your loved one with a romantic evening to remember. Shropshire Petals would like to share some of their ideas: | read more
We are delighted to be teaming up with the fabulous Essex Wedding Show for their Autumn 2013 show as show sponsors. We love meeting the thousands of brides who visit the show and are sure you will love the fabulous new location. | read more
Tiny Slovenia might be only a dot on the map, but it is undoubtedly big in organising unforgettable weddings. It is a destination that surprises with its diversity of landscape and variety of beautiful wedding locations, ranging from ancient castles and manors, a winegrowing region not unlike its world-famous counterpart in Tuscany and the sun-kissed Mediterranean coast to crystal-clear Alpine lakes and Slovenia’s hip capital city of Ljubljana. All this is topped by excellent cuisine and the friendly and professional support of Slovenia’s wedding experts.
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A VINTAGE inspired wedding gown for the modern-day bride at the remarkable price of £395 has been unveiled by creative womenswear designer, Lizzie O. | read more
With a budget of less than £400 for the dress of your dreams, you could trawl dress sales, rummage through second hand clothes rails or simply take a look at the Kitty and Dulcie range where every vintage inspired dress will fall within your budget and may even leave you a little to spare. | read more
Gary Woods the man behind the camera at Woodentop Photography has being making brides and grooms smile for the past 25 years. The best smiles are reserved for when they see their portfolio of wedding images after the wedding and see how beautifully their special day has been captured. | read more
Kick start your wedding preparations with a seven day Champneys Boot CampWith an average weight loss of 5.3 lbs and an average inch loss of 4.4 inches, Champneys 7-Night Boot Camps are a great way to kick-start a New Year's fitness regime and help guests achieve short or long term weight loss and fitness goals. | read more
Maids to Measure encountered so many pregnant bridesmaids in their first year of business, that they thought it was only right to ensure any 'maids in waiting' could still coordinate with all the other bridesmaids and not feel left out or that they had to relinquish their duties due to a pregnancy! | read more
CakeyPigg Originals, an award winning boutique bakery, has introduced a new alternative to Wedding cakes and cupcakes - Stacked Wedding Cake cookies.
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We were delighted to meet so many lovely people when we visited the Exchange shopping center in Ilford. Our beautiful bridal model certainly brought in the crowds and added a touch of romance to the day. | read more
Floral designs are a passion for Amega Fleur's Felicity Wiggins. Creative floristry will enhance your venue or church and help make your wedding even more memorable. | read more
Every high heel loving girl knows that a wedding reception is the perfect excuse for a shopping trip to get a stunning new pair of killer high heels.
Most women can’t resist the call of a gorgeous pair of heels and rightly so… We all know that high heels have a slimming effect and that they make our legs look longer and sexier.
But, after spending a whole day in heels at a wedding reception we all know that every single woman in the room is secretly dying to take her heels off when dancing starts.…and now you can!!
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Divine Deco and Floral Fantasy is the 2013 Accessories Collection by Debbie Carlisle. For her second full collection of accessories Debbie has created 12 vintage style headpieces with a fashion-forward edge inspired by Deco and floral styles.
The six ‘Divine Deco’ pieces draw their glamorous high-shine inspiration from the elegant opulence of the 1920s and 1930s. The six ‘Floral Fantasy’ designs combine delicate floral fabrics with intricate beadwork and subtle flashes of colour for an ethereal look that works seamlessly with the colours and textures of the latest bridal gown designs. | read more
We love the idea of these beautiful bouquets and table decorations hand crafted from buttons. Incorporate crystals, gems, pearls or favourite pieces of jewellery for a design that celebrates exactly who you are. | read more
Beverly Nichols of Jades Flower Design has one simple aim when she takes on an order for a wedding. "Our aim is to ensure that your wedding flowers will be simply unforgettable."
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Madeline Isaac-James has a renowned reputation for creating beautiful bridal gowns that offer fantastic construction and styling at an affordable price and the 2013 collection sees just that.
Inspired by evening dresses from the 50's, 60's, and 70's, designer Natalie Gladman brings a contemporary feel to classic designs that reflect the 21st century bride. | read more
Fiona Kirk, nutritionist and author of two much-acclaimed fat loss books, So What the F*** Should I Eat? and 2 Weeks in the Fast Lane is on a mission to prove that soup CAN and WILL make you thin and help you rediscover your waistline in just 10 days with her exciting new eBook: Soup Can Make You Thin.Perfect for any bride looking to lose a few pounds before the big day. | read more
The sugar pink AutoWed machine, which featured on Dragon’s Den on Sunday 23 September and joined together in holy matrimony dragons Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones, has just been installed at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions at the top of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.
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The coolest way to arrive at your wedding! American & British Classic Cars with the Extra Factor. If it good enough for Gary Barlow then it's good enough for us.
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Trollbeads are helping to support Cancer Research UK and raise Breast Cancer awareness with the beautiful pastel pink Rose Ribbon and Empowerment beads. £10 from each bead sold goes to the charity (beads are £26 each). Trollbeads has currently donated over £100,000 to support the work of Cancer Research UK. | read more
The singing waiters will take your guests by surprise when in the middle of serving your soup they burst into song and take the wedding meal to a totally new dimension. | read more
Arriving at your wedding in a beautiful horse driven carriage is a dream for many brides and that dream can easily become a reality with the expert services of Cooks Carriages. The Essex based Equine specialists spend most of their waking hours making sure their horses are properly looked after and with around 40 horses to care for that’s no easy task. | read more
Having a Toastmaster at your wedding ceremony is a fantastic way to take the pressure off you on your big day. We have all heard about weddings where things go a little wrong and often it’s left to Dad or a trusted friend to try and sort things out while the Bride and Groom try to remain calm.
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Luxury jewellery designer Sophie Harley is passionate about jewellery, so much so that the saying 'someone else's junk is someone else's treasure' only makes her all the more enthusiastic. With this in mind Harley has launched the new Up-cyling Service as the way forward to transform your jewellery into statement pieces you will continue to wear forever and pass onto the new generations to come. Up-cycling is an extension of the bespoke service that has grown organically within the business and shows that sustainability within the jewellery industry is entirely possible. | read more
Jewelled and Decorative bra straps can make the world of difference to your outfit even adding an extra touch of elegance to a strapless wedding gown. Many brides feel the need just the tiniest cover up for a church wedding and beautiful removable straps provide another look. | read more
A towering display of beautifully decorated cupcakes makes an impressive addition to any wedding breakfast. The delightful fluffy little cakes with their intricately iced toppings almost demand to be eaten. | read more
We are very excited about a new weight loss programme, Boot Camp in a Bottle that helps you by replacing a meal with an incredible zero calorie nutrition dink. | read more
If you are getting married this summer why not embrace the Olympic spirit and treat your guests to a medal or two on the big day. | read more
The Olympia Collection is the new jewel in milliner Bundle MacLaren's crowning work. A mix of bold concept pieces, such as her nonchalant parrot, and whimsical designs off-setting her more classic hats, adds to her highly acclaimed hatfolio. | read more
Dress Spy is delighted to announce its launch. www.DressSpy.com has been developed to help guests avoid outfit clashes at weddings, parties, proms or wherever the potential for this sort of dress disaster may lurk. | read more
Set a stylish scene at your wedding reception with limited-edition bespoke art Blank’s Silhouette Portraits
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Stepping Beyond www.steppingbeyond.co.uk has launched an exciting new wedding service, Walking Weddings based in Herefordshire. This eco-chic service offers an unusual alternative to the traditional wedding, giving couples the chance to exchange vows in a stunning outdoor location of their choice. | read more
With all the excitement surrounding the Diamond Jubilee, British men are increasingly aware that they need to look stylish if they want to keep their bride happy. Our friends at bespoke tailors Norton and Townsend have some great ideas on what's hot this season | read more
Shoes of Prey is an amazing online shoe company, offering you the opportunity to design your own perfect Bridal shoes or delight your Bridesmaids with fabulous shoes in complementary styles. You may be tempted to design some "Going Away" shoes too. Or some "Just Because" shoes!!! | read more
Rebecca Cella's exquisite Bridal collection features bespoke hand-knitted, body skimming dresses covered in delicate chain detailing and exclusive swarovski crystals embellishments. The exclusive and innovative fabrics sculpt and fall beautifully from the body creating an elegant, graceful yet sexy silhoutte. | read more
It is wedding season and UGG Australia has just released the I DO wedding collection. This collection is a year round capsule collection within Classic category that primarily targets Brides. | read more
Kate Middleton was photographed at a recent London Olympic Gala in a stunning teal floor length gown. Along with her Jimmy Choo's, she paired the gown with a simple pair of silver and black crystal drop earrings. With her hair swept back into a simple chignon, the finished look was beautiful and elegant. | read more
Choosing the music for your wedding will not only set the tone for the day but every time you hear the refrain you will be transported back to the magical moments of your special day. The Cadenza Ensemble, led by violinist Jeanne Mann, are all talented musicians who will add a touch of elegance to your wedding. | read more
Ann Guise designs and creates exclusive, ethereal, silk tulle wedding veils for brides from all over the world, using only the best quality silk fabric, lace and decoration. She is the only designer specialising solely in bespoke silk wedding veils. A silk wedding veil can make a dramatic difference, transforming the simplest dress into a stunning bridal outfit. Each veil is professionally designed and hand made to order. | read more
We adore these girlie dresses from Koo-ture.com The Garden party collection is made up of quintessentially English dresses which would make any bridesmaid as pretty as an English rose. | read more
Flowers will be a key part of the preparation for your wedding but without good quality pictures, not every bride-to-be can easily visualise the options available to her. Wedding Roses by David Austin rose growers have produced a richly illustrated book which not only showcases their luxuriant roses to brides but also helps brides clearly show their floral designers the style of flowers they have in mind for their weddings. | read more
Dogs are, of course, man's best friend and are a much-loved member of your family. But what if you wanted your canine companion at your wedding? The most important day of your life should include your nearest and dearest and, if that includes your furry friend, then so be it. | read more
Cake Topper Tastic creates beautiful handmade cake toppers for any occasion. Each one is individually crafted from a variety of materials to suit anything from a cup cake to a three tier wedding cake. | read more
Bridal fashion is moving away from conservative trends and beginning to mirror catwalk fashion. The demand for contemporary, modern and elegant wedding attire has never been higher. British label Daisy Darche recently launched its SS12 collection which features a number of versatile items - perfect for any en-vogue wedding. | read more
Representing romance and seduction, glamour and elegance, the Italian brand Intimissimi is a world leader in bridal lingerie. Set in a warm and inviting atmosphere, shopping at Intimissimi is the ultimate pleasure.
Launched in 1996 Intimissimi fulfils every woman’s daily dreams with its refined and simple style. To date the brand now totals more than 1000 stores in 21 countries, including Italy where there are currently more than 550 stores.
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The UK's youngest independent bridal designer, Charlotte Garratt of Charlotte Bridal, is taking bespoke design to a new level through her start-to-finish personalised service for brides.
Charlotte Bridal's offering is unique because Charlotte Bridal is run completely by Charlotte herself, offering bespoke luxury and hands-on commitment, rather than passing any work down to employees. Brides are guaranteed Charlotte's first-hand experience, as she designs the gown, the pattern, cuts the fabric, assembles and hand finishes the piece. This ensures complete dedication to the client and design at all times. | read more
Butterflies are a popular theme for weddings, product designer, Lizzytish,
makes butterflies that are truly distinctive and add a real talking point
to your special day. What makes these different is that you can personalise
the butterfly design according to your theme. The butterflies can be used as: centrepiece decoration, favours, cake decorations, place names.
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Would you like to add something different on your wedding list? Do you like the idea of receiving an ethical gift that you and your husband can invest in together?
Shared Interest, the world’s only 100% fair trade lender, has launched its wedding gift box, so that friends and family can gift the bride and groom with their own account that will help fair trade business in the developing world.
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As the average age for brides is now almost thirty, few couples will ever reach the amazing milestone of a diamond wedding let alone the phenomenal 76 years being celebrated this year by the UK's longest married couple Ellen and Lionel Buxton. | read more
Gina Foster is fast becoming a cornerstone of the London millinery scene. HRH The Duchess of Cambridge looked to Gina for a customised hat to update her 'recycled' outfit for Zara Phillips's wedding, her sister Pippa Middleton has been spotted wearing Gina Foster hats to a number of society weddings this Autumn and numerous guests at both Royal Weddings completed their outfit with Gina's hand-made hats and fascinators. | read more
The new collection from Madeline Isaac-James offers brides the opportunity to create their own personal wedding look with a variety of gorgeous gowns, accessories and jackets all beautifully designed by Natalie Gladman to echo the glamour of vintage Hollywood. | read more
Romantics can follow in the footsteps of Shakespeare’s heroine, Juliet. Verona has gone all out to make any bride getting married in Verona feel like she is in her very own fairy tale and most exciting of all, you can now say ‘I do’ in Juliet’s house. | read more
Choosing a veil to enhance your wedding gown is almost as important as the gown itself. We are excited by the range at Rainbow Club who have a brand new collection of gorgeous veils for the new season.
The acquisition of Joyce Jackson by Rainbow Club means a marriage of design skills, technical expertise and commitment to quality and style. The collection of over twenty beautifully designed veils offers the modern bride a real alternative to the bespoke veil, with a guarantee of permanent stock, a fabulous choice of designs and lengths and the very best tulles and finishes.
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Love Letters: 2000 Years of Romance, a title published by the British Library, is the first ever anthology to reproduce original love letters in each of the writers’ own hand. Featuring letters drawn from the Library's unique and vast collections, the romance spans from 168 BC to the 20th century and offers a rare insight into the intimate thoughts, feelings and desires of iconic individuals such as Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII, Charles Dickens and Oscar Wilde.
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As a bride you will be showing off your hands and your new wedding ring, but as Madonna shockingly revealed, your hands can sometimes let you down. So before your big day treat your hands to a deep treatment and make sure they look as good as possible | read more
Inspired by a 1970’s Norma Kamali ‘Infinity’ dress, Goldman’s innovative twobirds dress is the ultimate fashion statement. Made from a luxurious jersey blend the dress is infinitely versatile and suits all shapes (yes, it is all the SAME dress). The design is classically stylish, timeless and can be worn differently over and over again well after the wedding, effectively killing two birds with one dress! | read more
Ian Stuart’s 2012 collection sees Ian yet again uncompromised in his dedication to give brides more unconventional, new and exciting wedding gowns. Drawing inspiration from iconic legends of stage and screen, the collection features an array of classic, romantic and contemporary silhouettes in luxe fabrics with unique embroideries and decorations. | read more
Make it your New Year resolution to learn to dance and make your wedding dance truly memorable. First Dance gives couples the opportunity to learn a choreographed routine for their wedding first dance or even for the whole wedding party to get involved and help the party go with a swing. | read more
Ladies- If you are fed up with waiting for your man to make up his mind 2012 is a leap year so start planning your proposal for February 29th. Tradition dictates that even if he says no, he has to buy you a new dress so it's a win-win situation!
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Your wedding bouquet will inevitably have a limited lifespan, but the bouquet charm the beautiful keepsake from wedding specialist Aloha Photography will live on for ever, encompassing not only memories of your special day, but of weddings past and loved ones who hold a special place in your heart. | read more
Sky Living's award-winning TV series 'Four Weddings' is looking for brides/grooms-to-be, who are planning a wedding in November and December 2011, January -May 2012, to appear on the show.
The brides will attend and score each others weddings and the winner walks away with a luxury honeymoon. This series already, winning brides are off to a luxury 5* trip to Antigua and Mauritius. What could be better? | read more
Saving up and paying for your wedding in today’s difficult economic market needn’t mean that you have to downsize your dreams. One of the best ways to cut your costs and make sure everyone still has a fantastic time is to introduce a pay bar. Our research has shown that guests really don’t mind paying for their drinks as long as they know in advance. | read more
Let's be honest we all love shoes and handbags! A wedding is a great excuse to indulge our passion, as if we need an extra reason, so we have found you some beautiful examples to whet your appetite. Go on treat yourself. You know you want to! | read more
Couture cookie favours are the latest innovation from Bedfordshire cake makers Cakes by Shelly. Each cookie is individually handmade and decorated making them as bespoke as the brides themselves. | read more
What can you do to make your wedding day memories that little bit different from the rest? The official photos are a fabulous reminder of the day but what could capture the party spirit better than the fun and frolics of a Celebrations Photo Booth? | read more
Gary Atkinson has been as a professional wedding photographer for the last 14 years, gaining a reputation for excellence in his native Essex as well as the rest of the UK.
As an experienced professional Gary has some very useful advice for couples on choosing a wedding photographer.
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With headquarters in Richmond, Tatiana Porembova offers brides-to-be an affordable bespoke, semi-couture wedding gown. Having previously trained with Emma Perrin, as well as working for a number of prestigious bridal salons such as Silhouettes of Richmond and Reflections of Chiswick for many years, Tatiana Porembova has over seven years in the wedding industry and certainly knows how to create a beautiful bridal gown. | read more
Our friends at Lush have come up with a mouth watering array of chocolate based handmade cosmetics. Chocolate lovers can indulge without hurting their waistlines. The smell is simply divine and will give you the feel good sensations associated with your favourite indulgent chocolate treat. | read more
Paper-Me-Happy have six trend-led collections to inspire your big day theme. Unlike fresh flowers, Paper-me-Happy products last forever for an enduring memory of your special day. They look great in photos and are quirky and lightweight. Making them equally perfect for weddings abroad, where flowers have a habit of wilting very quickly in the sun.
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The days when a wedding reception meant a ham salad buffet and a gentle shuffle round the dance floor of the church hall have long since been replaced by something far more fun. Today every bride wants to make her wedding a memorable occasion and we have discovered a fabulous way to kick start your evening reception. | read more
Delicate Rice Butterflies soar for up to eight seconds while cameras capture the magic. Children will be captivated and give your pictures the wow-factor. Flutter-by fabulous! | read more
Sanyukta’s collection aims to create a new vision for bridal, one that combines an eco-friendly approach with the exclusiveness and hand-crafted luxury, expected of the most desirable bridal gowns & millinery. | read more
Pizza is one of the nation's favourite foods so what could be more romantic for a true pizza lover than to propose by hiding an engagement ring inside a custom made mini version of the famous Domino's Pizza Box. One lucky lady was wowed into saying yes when her man, who wishes to remain anonymous did just that. | read more
The new collection from Royal bridesmaid dress designer, Nicki Macfarlane, incorporates a beautiful new range of fabrics, silhouettes and stunning summer colours for flower girls and bridesmaids, making her the first choice for stylish brides this year. | read more
Luxury wedding dress designer, and stylist to the stars Jenny Packham, whose stunning dresses have recently been seen on British royalty Catherine Middleton (Duchess of Cambridge), has designed a set of exclusive pin badges for Cancer Research UK's wedding favours range. | read more
Meet Big Bertie, Ernie and George fabulous, traditional, vintage post boxes for hire in the Essex area. Why settle for a cardboard box wrapped in wrapping paper when you can have one of these very British chaps at your wedding? | read more
Lisa Marie Wheeler is the delighted winner of the Passion 4 Wedding Fashion competition voted for by our readers and visitors to the Essex Wedding Show. She went head to head with runner up Lacey English in a thrilling climax to the competition at the Essex Wedding Show last weekend. | read more
Stephanie Allin is different from other bridal designers. She has embraced the trend for stylish designs evocative of another era by introducing fabulous trousers into the bridal wear arena.
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Unique Best Men gifts and high quality chocolate aren’t a pairing that go together as a rule, which is one of the reasons Edinburgh based design company The Chocolate Library have launched an exciting range of wedding gifts to go with their already popular personalised wedding chocolate bars.
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Debenhams has announced that it will be selling a limited edition version of Pippa Middleton's bridesmaid gown in stores later this year after being inundated by demands from customers.
So great is the anticipated demand that the retailer has taken the unusual step of creating a 'lady-in-waiting list' to allow customers to reserve the departments store's homage to Pippa Middleton's iconic figure-hugging bridesmaid gown
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Biting into one of the light as air, fluffy cake creations from Julie’s cakes is a little like taking a taste of heaven. It really is true that some people can make cakes that rise to perfection and others, even when they follow recipes, just don’t quite hit the spot. | read more
Aruna Seth shoes polish off a brides dress with a 'wow-factor' and make a bride feel truly special.
Handmade in Northern Italy the exquisite glamorous bridal shoes have been seen on the feet of numerous celebrities including Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Goldie Hawn and Sarah Rue
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Zara Phillips looked radiant as she married England rugby player Mike Tindall. Wearing a stunning Stewart Parvin gown, Jimmy Choo shoes and the Meander tiara, loaned to her by her mother Princess Anne. | read more
With the excitement of dress fittings, table settings and hen and stag parties, it's not surprising that many couples forget to protect their big day with adequate wedding insurance.
But new figures show three-quarters of brides-to-be are risking losing thousands in lost deposits and last-minute hitches as companies go under in the recession.
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Choosing an outfit for your son or daughter’s wedding can be a daunting experience. While the bride will of course be the centre of attention, this is a very special day for you too and you will want to look and feel your best. | read more
Pepe Botella opened his first shop selling ceremonial and bridal wear in Alicante 36 years ago. From the outset, he sought to depart from the austerity of the traditional bridal gown, focusing on freedom of expression with bold styles and innovative fabrics. In 1980 he presented his first collection and went on to achieve wide critical acclaim. | read more
Kate Moss chose Bonpoint for her flock of little bridesmaids!
The poetic and lovely dresses, ivory chiffon embroidered with rosebuds, were designed by Christine Innamorato, Bonpoint Artistic Designer. | read more
Matthew Williamnson's first range of bridal wear is inspired by iconic styles within the ready to wear collections from the past twelve years.
Occasion wear pieces have always been a staple category within the ready to wear collections and have often been worn by customers for weddings in the past and so a full bridal range was a natural extension.
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Stick It On, is launching a brand new concept for wedding reception entertainment. Not as dull as the local cheesy DJ, not as intrusive as a band, it's the wedding guests themselves that become the DJ stars for the night. By booking Stick It On Wedding Services for the post nuptial entertainment, with friends and relatives playing their favourite tunes spanning decades of popular hits, you may even have Auntie Edna strutting her stuff and tripping the light fantastic with Granny on the decks! | read more
Offering the same high level of made to measure and fully bespoke service as for their wedding dresses My Eden now introduces a stunning bridesmaids range. All bridesmaids dresses can be customised to specific needs including fabrics and colours to suit any décor scheme. Like My Edens' bridal dresses, everything is made in their own atelier next to our showroom, which allows prices to be very competitive as there are no high boutique margins. | read more
Opening the Bridal Shop in High Street, Romford, has been a dream come true for proprietor Jane Parker. Decorated with understated taste and style, the shop allows the glorious bridal gowns and glittering accessories to take centre stage. Jane opened the shop earlier this year, giving up a successful career in media to concentrate on what she describes as her “dream Job.” | read more
Victoria Beckham looked radiant when she attended this year's biggest social event; The Royal Wedding. And her elegant hair style was very similar to a HairDo product from Hothair.
Victoria's hairstyle was created by her good friend and celebrity stylist Ken Pavés who styled her hair exactly like one of his HairDo Tru2Life™ products, the Wrap Around Pony, to create the sophisticated and chic look.
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With the eyes of the world on them Prince William and Catherine Middleton took their vows at Westminster Abbey in a ceremony that was a delightful mix of formality with informal touches.
Looking stunning in the dress by Alexander McQueen's Creative Director Sarah Burton Kate was surely inspired by the understated elegance of the late Princess Grace of Monaco.
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All eyes should be on the bride to be on her on her big day and barring the dress, the pièce de résistance for many weddings is the cake!
Traditional fruit cake with marzipan is SO yesterday, why not opt for a cheeky, fun alternative? This is where the English Cheesecake Company comes in with their range of divine scrumptious wedding cheesecake creations which are lovingly handcrafted by expert chefs and made to order just for you - they also double up as your dessert!
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The times they are a-changing, so they say, and so, too, is our choice of wedding cake. According to the UK's foremost supplier of celebration cheese cakes, The Teddington Cheese, sales of wedding cheese cakes are nearly treble what they were two years ago. The traditional wedding fruit cake appears to be on its way out, as we tire of chocolate cake and 'croque en bouche' which were popular in the 90's and 'Noughties'. Instead we are opting for a tower of different cheeses to celebrate our nuptials. | read more
Wedding photographer Steve Hobart began a life time interest in photography when he worked as a Saturday boy with his wedding photographer father. Taking the proofs to the wedding reception in the days before digital imagery became the norm was always one of the most exciting aspects of the job. Steve explained,
“It was great to see people’s reactions to and how delighted they were with their pictures.”
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Spotted Cow Creations have launched their Daisy Wedding Collection for 2011 featuring unique nature-inspired pretty daisy wedding accessories for both the Bridesmaid and Bride. The Collection, which includes a Silk Daisy Chain Box and Daisy Garlands, was created in response to the fact that 'daisy weddings' are currently in vogue with people looking for a simple, natural look. | read more
For the first time the average age for a first time bride is now 30 with her groom aged 32 official figures have revealed. This means that brides are waiting eight years longer than their 1970 counterparts. | read more
Kate Fearnley, the award winning celebrity designer who launched her long-awaited Bridesmaid collection last month, has firmly burst onto the bridal market at the Harrogate Bridal Show. | read more
It might sound like a saucy comment your partner would cheekily make to encourage a bit of action in the bedroom but it has been reported that sleeping naked can indeed improve your health and lower the chances of divorce! | read more
We are excited by the CocoCouture range of bridal gowns in the new collection at MiaSposa. We love the fact that the dresses have been created by British designers and the dresses are bang on trend. | read more
The opening of the Groom’s Room at Brenda Lorraine Bridal will give your man an array of stylish formal wear to choose from for the big day. | read more
Sarah Harding and her long term partner Tom Crane recently announced their engagement from the private island resort of Velassaru, Maldives. Tom proposed to the stunning Girls Aloud star whilst celebrating New Year and enjoying a romantic break at the 5-star luxury resort. | read more