Wedding Planning Advice

Five Things To Finalise Now For Your Summer Wedding 2018

Jay Feeney | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jay Feeney

Ideally, wedding planning is not something you start to think about in the two months before the big day. While there are plenty of things you can sort out later down the line, you will save yourself a great deal of trouble and stress if you sort most things out now.

Home Or Away: Is A Destination Wedding For You?

Robin Weil | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Robin Weil

I know I'm not the only one grappling with this predicament. Newly engaged couples all over the world are debating whether to have their weddings at home or opting for the blissful proposition of a destination wedding. Plus for us Brits, the lure of a wedding abroad, where we may be able to guarantee some sunshine, is often even stronger. Hopefully this realistic list of pros and cons can aid those conversations...

Grooms Take Control: How To Have A Stag Do You Actually Want

Robin Weil | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Robin Weil

With grooms around the world stumbling into strip clubs, being attached to street-lamps starkers or ending up in police custody during their supposed 'last night of freedom', it's fair to question whether the stag in question is having quite as much fun as his friends are. Despite being someone who is regularly up for a messy night out, I still definitely know what I do and don't want for my stag do - and I'd like to think my friends do too.

How To Get Married In The 21st Century

Kate Trueman | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Trueman

Once you've had at least five prosecco engagement celebrations and you've received too many cards to fit in your ridiculously over-priced studio flat in the outskirts of London, it's time to get serious and get a plan together. So here's seven points to help you out.

In Defense Of The Bridezilla

Aleisha McCormack | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Aleisha McCormack

The pressure for perfection and peak Instagramable happiness has taken the Bridezilla from a reality show character to how you might describe your wedding obsessed Facebook friend. The rise of the Bridezilla and wed-stress is real and can make any sane woman (or man) go from zero to hot-mess in one engagement ring.

How to Plan a Lesbian Wedding: The Venue

Sarah-Elizabeth Daly | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah-Elizabeth Daly

Everyone wants their dream venue - whether it be a church, a castle or down your local; thought, time and a whole load of money goes into securing the venue of your dreams. But what if your chosen venue doesn't want you?

Your Bridal Survival Kit

Melanie Nolan | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Nolan

A prepared bride is a calm bride. Avoid any last minute jitters and frantic trips to the convenience store on your wedding morning and pack these things well in advance. Your bag of goodies should be with you when you are getting ready...

Putting a Ring on It

Rae Duke | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

Wedding bells are on their way out - we mere mortals should expect to hear just a faint tingle of their quaint ding-dong. Yet I, along with many others, will be donning a white dress and saying 'I do' in just under a year's time. So why, quite frankly, do we bother?

Seven Essential Wedding Dress Shopping Rules

Marina Licht | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Congratulations on your engagement! I am sure you can barely contain your excitement at the prospect of getting married and planning the wedding day of your dreams. I by no means want to curtail your excitement, but I would advise a few words of caution.

Your Must Read 12 Month Planning Guide to Having a Stylish Wedding

Marina Licht | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Yes, before you say anything, I know some of you are engaged for more than 12 months and some of you are engaged for less, but I thought it would be easier to do a 12 month must-read essential wedding planning checklist.

When the Wedding Planning Gets Too Much

Phoebe Miller | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Phoebe Miller

I found that my planning went absolutely swimmingly until other people were involved. Namely, family. "Why isn't so and so invited? Can I have a plus one?" The simplest answer you can give is "because there is no room". In an ideal world I would have had everyone I love and like. I was limited to 160. Ergo. There were some cuts.

Why Wedding Planning Is Big Business

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Comedy
Louisa Leontiades

As a little girl, the pinnacle of my dream was to get married. The dress. The rescue. The prince. The fabulous hair. The happy ever after. It's what we were promised. But I'm 37 now, and divorced even though I had a wedding planner (although I still have fabulous hair).

Death, Maggots and Other Suitable Wedding Readings.

Matt Glass | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Glass

Wedding readings are undoubtedly the most heinous of all ceremonial speeches. No witty irony, no jokes, not even a personal nod-and-a wink to the married couple. Just an unapologetic slurry of schmaltzy cliches that wade knee-deep through a syrup of every single balk-inducing stereotype the English language has ever been able to muster.

Your Wedding Won't Be Perfect

Laura Babb | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Babb

You will save yourself a whole heap of wedding day stress by letting go. Turn up, get married, have a party. Don't worry about the details or the politics. Don't stress about things running on time because they never do. Ever.