Essential Winter Wedding Inspiration

mainThey say ’tis the season to get married! Winter weddings are a glorious affair, but often its hard to stay away from the typical festive influences and make your winter wedding truly unique and stand out.

Here are some ideas to stimulate your senses and re-invigorate your inspiration for your unique winter wedding. Read more

How to Alleviate Wedding Planning Conflict

kindness-pleaseThey say that the three most stressful things you will ever do in your lifetime are –

  1. Buy a house
  2. Have children
  3. Plan a wedding

….not necessarily in that order. These things have the power to both make and break important relationships, even the strongest ones. We understand the complex issues that arise with planning a wedding and empathise with all couples out there who resonate with this.

In an attempt to reassure and alleviate anxieties surrounding your planning, here are some (hopefully straightforward) suggestions to help you with any conflicts… Read more

Reasons To Wear Lace

lace1In our modern era of weddings there is a bible full of materials, styles, colours and textures applied to the art of bridal gown design. Beading, appliqué, silk, satin, sculpted silhouettes, even feathers and tapestry. But if you trail through photographs of brides from the 1800’s to 1970’s all you find is lace, lace, lace. Lace veils, lace trains, lace layers, all of which are making a comeback with many vintage wedding dress designers but even high end designers such as Alice Temperley and Ellie Saab. We wanted to take a moment of appreciation for the bygone era of lace and give you some solid reasons to tempt you into considering it for your bridal gown masterpiece and wedding day at large. Read more

The Top Five Designer Bridal 2017

92f4ae109e96efd47f76b616d9acf948Sometimes it really is a no-brainer that your wedding dress needs to have the absolute, undoubtable, irreplaceable WOW factor. Something that ticks all the boxes of elegance, style, uniqueness, timelessness and beauty epitomised. This is precisely what the big name designers in bridal wear work tirelessly at creating season upon season, but next years catalogue of bridal wear is something really special. From ethereal, almost vintage inspired lace, to bold silhouettes and grandiose trains, here are our five favourites straight from the runways for 2017. Read more

Get Me To The Church In Style

img_0121The Top 5 Wedding Transportation

Wedding transportation often ends up at the bottom of couples ‘To Do’ lists. It is a necessary practicality that can lead to frustrating disagreements and stressed out decision making. But it needn’t be that difficult and you can combine good sense with fun and dream-like aesthetics.

Here are our Top 5 unique wedding transportation suggestions: Read more

Gifts and Accessories for Grooms

groom-1It is very easy for weddings to become feminised and all about the ladies. The industry caters very well to females, with a booming wedding dress, jewellery and accessories market, we soon forget about the men. Many suppliers have tapped into the male wedding style, but we think that what really makes the groom and his groomsmen are the accessories. If you’re looking for quirky additions to your grooms style, or for a special gift for your groom, look no further. Here are 10 unique wedding gift and accessory ideas for the boys. Read more

More Wedding Colour Palate Inspiration

blog-purples-cropContinuing from our last blog about unique ideas for colour themes for your wedding, here are some more colour palate theme ideas to inspire you, some popular and some less conventional. Read more

Creative Table Plan Ideas

table-set-recordsOnce you’ve got past the arduous (to say the least) task of deciding who sits where, creating your actual seating table plan ought to be a fun, creative and relaxing activity. But sending off your finalised plan to the printers can be another unnecessary added expense. Want to do something a little more unique but no idea where to start? Here are ten ideas to get your imagination whirling and make your seating arrangements less of a headache and more of a joy.  Read more

5 Unique Wedding Dress Designers

bhldn-croppedThere is a plethora of bridal wear designs out there to spoil the present day bride. Whatever dream dress you imagine there are talented teams out there more than capable of making it happen. The struggle is to fish these people out of the vast sea of designers and amongst them find the truly unique and ‘different’ designs.

If you look hard enough you will find some individuals who are the exception to the rule and are thinking outside of the box in terms of their designs, without being so over the top that your mother has a breakdown!

We have saved you the trouble of searching far and wide and would like to draw your attention to 5 truly unique and current bridal wear designers to help make your dreams come true. Read more

Essential Table Centrepiece Inspiration

centrepiece2The table centrepiece at a wedding is arguably one of the most fundamental items of the entire wedding display. They help establish your overall theme by drawing the eye to the dominant display in the room.

The tricky balance to strike is to opt for something eye-catching, aesthetically pleasing, or interesting, but not too large in order to avoid obstruction of visibility while dining and to allow serving staff easy access to the table.

Centrepieces are also used to display the name or numbers of the tables according to the designated plan. You may find ideas based on your wedding venue, candelabras look beautiful in a Stately Home wedding venue and rustic themes work well in barn venues.

Flowers always make a popular and beautiful centrepiece, but if you want your wedding to be remembered as a little more unusual here is (as ever) some essential inspiration for you. Read more