It's 2017: Why Are Some Men Still Asking Their Partner's Father For Permission To Propose?

Hannah Tomes | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Tomes

I know it's only symbolic in this day and age, but it comes from a time and a place where it wasn't so, and women were given - dowry and all - to the highest bidder. Married, divorced, widowed, single, in a relationship, we don't need to be 'given away' to know that we're worth millions to ourselves, and whoever is lucky enough to be in our lives.

This Groom Took His Own Wedding Photos And They're Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A groom who photographed his own wedding has explained why he decided not to hire someone to capture his big day. Mark Condon, a British photographer...

Why You Need to Ditch Your Wedding Planning Checklist Right NOW!

Keelie Briggs | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Keelie Briggs

To an outsider, my wedding was the same as every other wedding that season. Same wedding decorations, same flowers, same everything. I deprived myself of the excitement of looking at different designs, flicking through bridal magazines and pinning every beautiful wedding idea on pinterest. All because I saw wedding planning as just a task to be completed.

Couple's Budget Mountain Top Wedding Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to weddings, sometimes less is totally more. One couple has proven just that with their budget ceremony, which took place on top of a mo...

The 10 Most Pinned Wedding Dresses Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Style

Wedding Pinterest boards are filled with Duchess of Cambridge lace, country estates, and those Sophia Webster ‘wifey’ heels we all want to wear ev...

This Bride Did The Most Heartwarming Thing For Her Deaf Dad

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Julie Finkel wanted to make the father-daughter dance at her wedding super special for her dad, who's deaf. So before the big day, she filmed herself ...

Bride Left Bitterly Disappointed After Wedding Photos Go Horribly Wrong

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As every couple who has bad wedding photos knows, there's no do-over. One woman who learned this the hard way is Jaclyn Ying, whose wedding photos are...

The Toughest Decision of All

Vic Lennard | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK
Vic Lennard

If ever there was a man who was meticulous about paperwork, that was my father. Until the onset of dementia, he knew where every piece of paper was fi...

Selfless Paramedic Bride Rushes To Crash Still In Her Wedding Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A bride – still in her wedding dress - has been photographed helping at the scene of a car crash just hours after she tied the knot. Sarah Ray, ...

Bridal's biggest trends for 2015...

Simon Glazin | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

We imagine there was LOTS of people who got engaged over Christmas and New Year, 'tis the season for romantic gestures. And for those who did get asked the big question, and said yes, there's lots of planning to do.

Spineless Groom Fakes Own Death To Get Out Of Wedding... Is Rumbled In Spectacular Style

SWNS | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK

A groom-to-be with a case of cold feet came up with perhaps the shittiest way yet to wriggle out of his upcoming wedding. Thankfully Tucker Blandf...

How to Stay Calm on Your Wedding Day

Cat Williams | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Williams

Our wedding day is one of high expectation and emotion and for this reason, for some brides and grooms, it can turn into a day of disappointment, unhappy tears, and even conflict. As a relationship counsellor I have unfortunately heard many such tales and most of us have heard nightmare stories of stroppy bridesmaids, drunk ushers, rude relatives or lost rings.

The Big Day: A Reflection on the Journey

Michelle McKenzie | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle McKenzie

My darling Hubby and I embark on the 10-hour train from Puno to Cusco as part of our Peruvian honeymoon. It's three days into our marriage and I still find myself feeling warm and fuzzy. We have reached one of life's biggest milestones and, reflecting on the whirlwind of excitement surrounding our wedding, we realise it has been character building in itself.

Rise of the Henzilla

Sarah Kwong | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

My friend, the one who is being suitably forced to pay extra for the activity that nobody wants to do (pottery), goes on to say that she's being dragged to Bristol on a WEEK NIGHT to look at 'pubs and places that we can go'.

A Guide to Perfect Wedding Day Skin

Amanda Elias | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

While we may have many events where we want to look our best, I think most women would agree that their wedding day is the one day where we want everything to be perfect! Here are my top tips to avoid any mishaps on your wedding day...

Memo to Brides: Get Over Yourselves, It's Not Just 'Your' Day

Kate Hunter | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Hunter

When you boil it down, a wedding's a wedding's a wedding. Even people who think they're being radical (Bridesmaids all wearing different dresses! Groomsmen in pink suits! Couple leaving on a Vespa!), they're really just fiddling with the details.

My Friend Is Taking the Pictures at My Wedding... NO!

Kelly Hood | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hood

I have had so many brides come to me after the wedding and tell me of their wedding regrets and that 'I wish I'd got a professional to do it'. With horror stories of badly taken photos, waiting an age for them to come back to them, badly edited - if edited at all images - blurred, over exposed.

How to Not Hate Your Own Wedding

Holly Poulter | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

Songbird Kelly Clarkson called off the big wedding she and her fiance were planning this October, because she was 'so overwhelmed' and 'so over' planning it... But for most couples, it's simply not possible. So if you've got to knuckle down and get it done, how do you manage to not hate your own wedding?

What to Do When Your Girlfriend Is About to Catch the Bouquet

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Wedding season is in full flow, and those who believe in catching the bouquet are probably limbering up and sharpening their elbows as we speak. B...

Angry Bride Demands Receipt For Wedding Gift

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The happiest day of one bride's life was brought to a miserable end when she opened one of her wedding gifts only to find it wasn't as good as she'd e...

Bride Racing Trend Gathers Speed In Estonia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It started with brides in Serbia, running their frilly gowns off in order to win their dream wedding. Then we read about 'bride napping' in Romania...

Groom-To-Be Elopes With Another Woman A Day Before His Wedding

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK

In a tale guaranteed to give anyone preparing to tie the knot sweaty palms, an Indian groom has eloped with another woman the day before his wedding. ...

Hot Wedding Trends for 2013

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

? Well if you are looking for something different for your wedding then take a look at these hotly tipped trends to make sure your wedding will really stand out from the rest.

Magic Knickers - An Alluring Illusion

Kate Thompson | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Style
Kate Thompson

Yes, that's right - tall, thin, elegant, waif-like Gwyneth Paltrow admits she sucks in her fat with magic knickers called Spanx. Who knows what she really looks like without them?

Bridezilla, the Disinterested Groom and Other Tales

Kate Thompson | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Thompson

For some couples their wedding day is a wonderful, romantic adventure - two soul mates 'becoming one' forever, their families joined in harmony. For others, the wedding is not so much 'A Whole Lotta Love', as the beginning of an avalanche of emotional anguish, aggrivation and annoyance...