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

Wedding Colour Palate Inspiration

blog-sunflowersOne wedding tradition that never seems to fade away is that of having a colour theme.

Your chosen colour may depend external influences such as the colour of rooms at your wedding venue. Or you may think weddings are one of those rare occasions where you get to paint the world your favourite colour, have those you love wear it and generally lord about in it. And why not?! But the challenge comes when you think beyond the dress code (i.e. cravats, bridesmaids and flowers) to find other places to use your chosen colour.

So with that in mind, we have come up with a few unique wedding ideas for some of the popular colour palates. Read more

Wedding Keepsakes for your Guests

Blog sound trackThe time old tradition of giving wedding favours is wonderful, but somehow over the decades has at times lost its way. Sugared almonds used to be the standard go-to gift to wedding guests. It is said that these are symbolic, as the sweet shell and bitter almond represent the duality of marriage. These days, couples tend to opt for a gift that says something about them as a couple or something their guests will actually like! But how many weddings have we all been to where these little gifts have been left strewn on tables and discarded under a chair? It’s a lot of expense to go to for them to be forgotten about. We have looked at some unusual wedding treasures for your guests, that won’t break the bank and that stand a greater chance of being enjoyed. Read more

Wedding Keepsakes For One Another

Her Vows croppedAmongst all the planning for guests, food, drink, entertainment, flowers, music… And all the necessary details for your wedding, such as attire, transport, accommodation… It’s easy to forget the small yet significant acts that mean a lot to one another.

Your wedding venue may give you a keepsake to remind you of your special day and amid all the expense it’s understandable that wedding gifts to one another become low priority, but a small gesture or reminder of what your wedding is truly about can be really important, even if presented after the day itself. Here are a few small, inexpensive ideas of keepsakes to one another that will help you remember your unique wedding day for years to come. Read more