Wedding Planning

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.

Interfaith Marriage: How To Tackle The Civil Vs Religious Ceremony Question

Robin Weil | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Robin Weil

Having attended hundreds of weddings over the past six years, either through work or friends (but mainly work), I have always felt there is something truly special and spiritual about a religious ceremony, whether it's held in a church, a synagogue or a mosque.

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.

People Share Stories About The Worst Wedding Guests They've Ever Encountered

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Redditors have revealed the most badly behaved guests they’ve ever encountered either at their own, or a friend or family member’s, wedding. From ...

Wedding Planning For Introverts

Laura Babb | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Babb

Planning a wedding when you're a classic introvert is a bit terrifying. All those people, all day, wanting to chat to you... Even if they're your favourite people, your introverted nature probably means you're wondering just when you might get five minutes to yourself for a breather.

No One Cares About Your Wedding

Cookie Kibbles | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Cookie Kibbles

Oh, bless you. You are in love. You are happy and have been planning your "special" day for the past year, and now it's finally time to send out the ...

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.

Wedding Stationery Hacks For The Crafty Bride

Holly Poulter | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

We know. It sucks. You haven't even stepped into a bridal shop yet and you're already wide-eyed at the cost of all the paper you've got to think about. Save the dates, place cards, table plans, escort cards. Not to mention the invitations themselves!

The Rise Of The Tech Wedding: From VR Wedding Videos To Stags On The Moon

Robin Weil | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Tech
Robin Weil

With everything from your morning run to the cute office dog now being a crucially important thing to document across every social media platform going, it's no wonder people are starting to question how you can utilise these technologies for slightly bigger milestones in your life such as say, a wedding?

17 Things You Need To Do To Nail A Wedding With A Baby

Andy Johnson-Creek | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents
Andy Johnson-Creek

Weddings. With a tiny baby. What could be worse?! Well, yes - we've all seen and heard the horror stories. But it doesn't have to be that way with some preparation and life hacks!

This 'Beauty And The Beast' Wedding Shoot Is Every Disney-Lover's Dream

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As ‘Beauty and the Beast’ fever sweeps the nation, a wedding events team in the US has devised the ultimate Disney-lover’s bridal shoot. The pho...

How To Save Money On Your Wedding Food

Holly Poulter | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

Unless you're dropping some serious cash on a diamond encrusted wedding dress, it's a pretty safe bet that food and drink will be the biggest slice of your wedding budget. And so it should be - food and drink are essential to you and your guests having a great time, and setting the tone for the day.

How To Survive Your First Wedding Fair

Holly Poulter | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

A big reason brides and couples come to wedding shows is because it's a great way to speak to a bunch of suppliers face-to-face at the same time. Bargain hunter brides should use the opportunity to haggle direct with them, and you'll find some will prove more than willing to do you a deal.

13 Men Reveal Their Dream Wedding Scenarios

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Stereotypically, we think of brides-to-be as being in charge when it comes to wedding planning. But that doesn’t mean guys don’t have grand plans ...

A-Z Of Wedding Planning

Christina Barker | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Barker

Planning your wedding can be really overwhelming. There are so many things to organise and plan, so I am giving you the lowdown on the A-Z of wedding planning to keep you calm. Relax, I have you covered!

Forget 'Fairy Tale' - Make Your Wedding Utterly Imperfect

Wendy Wardell | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Wardell

Embrace imperfection, which will happen anyway, regardless of how much you stress about it, and your day will be so much more memorable and fun. I'm not advocating that it should fall into complete chaos or that anyone gets injured, at least not seriously, but make wriggle room for the day to be warm and human

10 Top Tips For Your Wedding Day

Christina Barker | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Barker

Aside from the most obvious tips of not being hungover and getting up late, I've put together my 10 top tips for your wedding day. 1. Eat a nice breakfast full of protein that will keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Potentially, brides can go long periods without any food so this is very important.

The Ultimate Guide To A Minimalist Wedding

Lyndsay Weir | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lyndsay Weir

Your wedding day is a celebration of your commitment to each other. The people there should be happy to celebrate with you over a five-course meal, or a burger and fries. It is about the love, not the day.

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.

Why I'm Spending My Wedding Day Running A Marathon And My Honeymoon Trekking For Charity

Jackie Scully | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK
Jackie Scully

When you've fought for your life, it's hard to plan too far ahead and rest your happiness on one day in the future. So, when we started talking about our wedding earlier this year, I knew there was only one way to do it. There wouldn't be an aisle. There wouldn't be a first dance. There wouldn't be a day in the Cotswolds.

Plus Ones - The Wedding Guest Quandary

Florence Buswell | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Buswell

Do I seem ungrateful? I don't mean to. If someone wants me at their big day, I'm the first one to dust off my fascinator and help them celebrate with quaffing some champagne. But I hate the thought anyone would feel obligated to have me there as an extension of who I'm with - it just seems a bit unfair.

Yoga and Weddings, Happily Ever After

Charo Merida | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charo Merida

YOGA & WEDDINGS, HAPPILY EVER AFTER... "It's not about the perfect dress, it is about the perfect frame of mind" After having worked in the even...

Perfect Skin - The Wedding Countdown...

Seena Seka | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Calling all brides, bridesmaids and members of the bridal party; if you're counting down to the big day now is the time to get your skin in tip-top condition! Forget about the dress, looking great starts with beautiful skin. A glowing complexion will give you confidence and ensures you look your best on the day, as well as the hundreds of wedding pictures that follow...

Wedding Season Beauty Tips for Achieving a Radiant Glow

Katy Hull | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Hull

Wedding season is now in full swing. Whether you're the Bride-to-be, Mother of the Bride, Bridesmaid or Friend .... There is no doubt that, as a woman you will want to look and feel your best.