Wedding Planning

Reasons to Have a Destination Wedding Abroad

Lucy McGuire | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy McGuire

While a destination wedding isn't just about exotic beaches (I've heard of other brides-to-be getting married in Tuscan villages, European cities and the bright lights of New York), I'll be living out my wedding dream on one of Jamaica's quietest bits of sand (fingers crossed for the quiet bit).

Wedding Blog: The Bridesmaid Dress Dilemma

Samantha Baines | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

The wedding planning has begun. We have booked a venue and I have asked four wonderful women to be my bridesmaids now the scary bit... bridesmaid dress buying!

The Top Seven Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

Marina Licht | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Style
Marina Licht

Congratulations if you are newly engaged. You are about to embark one of the most exciting times of your life and I bet you can't wait to go wedding dress shopping. However, before you get too over excited, let me give you a piece of advice.

Six Reasons Why Being Engaged (to be Married) Is Seriously Weird

Samantha Baines | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

All anyone wants to talk to you about is the wedding and the proposal and it's lovely but very strange because before I remember having other conversations. I even miss banal exchanges about the weather just for some variety. Although I think I have missed out on a couple of those because I was too busy staring at my ring.

How I Planned My Wedding With Anxiety and Agoraphobia

Phoebe Miller | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Phoebe Miller

Naturally and completely rationally (ha) I was afraid of having a panic attack on my wedding day. My main concern was that once I was in that church, I couldn't leave until I was married. It was that mental feeling of being trapped.

My Big Fat Asian Wedding on a Budget!

Tami Mir | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tami Mir

The Big Fat Asian wedding is not everyone's dream and if you want a wedding without the huge guest list and all the traditions at every function, the simple solution is pay for it yourself and organise it yourself.

Wedding Invitations: What's The Etiquette?

MyDaily UK | Jen Barton | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Style

When it comes to wedding planning, there's the stuff you can't wait to do (cake tastings, anyone?) and the stuff you have to do but aren't really sure...

Planning a Wedding - The Groom's Perspective!

Sandy Moffat | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Moffat

Let me get one thing out of the way first. I can't wait to be married, I can't wait to be a husband, to have wife and to spend my life with the one I love...but getting married is a bloody nightmare!

Bridezilla's Instructions To Her Bridesmaids Will Make You Shake In Your Boots

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Woe betide anyone who gets on the wrong side of this bride. A Bridezilla has issued what is probably the most terrifying list of instructions ever ...

How to Keep It Real and Get a Grip Whilst Wedding Planning

Phoebe Miller | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Phoebe Miller

I was out on Friday night with one of my friends who is recently engaged. We inevitably started talking weddings. "Where did you start?" and "how on earth are we going to afford this?" were her burning questions to me. So this is a little of what I had to say...

How Strangers Gave This Mother With Terminal Cancer A Wedding To Remember

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A grandmother with terminal cancer has been left overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers, after they rallied together to give her the wedding of her ...

Wedding Dress Codes Explained

Marina Licht | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I have worked in the bridal industry for fifteen years, so as you can imagine, I have seen a lot of beautiful weddings. I can't tell you the amount of times I have looked at photographs of a stunningly dressed bride and groom, and then looked at the guests standing next to them, and thought, 'what are they wearing?'

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?

The National Wedding Show 2015 London Olympia

Marina Licht | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

From rustic wedding flowers to floral wedding stationery and cakes to vibrant mother of the bride ideas and elegant and feminine bridal wear, here is my pick of the best from The National Wedding Show 2015, London Olympia.

Planning Your Wedding - Advice From a Bride-To-Be

Claire Frances | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Frances

Anyone getting married knows that there is a certain amount of planning you just can't sidestep. No matter how big, or small, your wedding is going to be, you cannot avoid involving people, offending people or worrying about people.

Plan Your Marriage Before Your Wedding

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

If you were one of the lucky couples to get engaged over Valentine's Day weekend, congratulations! This is a special and exciting time, and no doubt thoughts of engagement parties and wedding preparations are already providing hours of anticipation and joy.

This Company Can Control The Weather

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

How much are you willing to pay for the big day? We'll re-phrase that, how much are you willing to pay for the big day to be sunny? Turns out aroun...

Ten Top Tips to Finding the Perfect Photographer for Your Wedding

Marina Licht | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Think about it. You are spending an absolute fortune on ensuring your wedding is the best day of your life. Imagine if you leave finding a wedding photographer to the last minute and end up with someone you are not 100% confident with.

Five Key Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Trends That Will Be Big in Bridal

Marina Licht | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Do you consider yourself a fashionable and stylish bride-to-be who loves keeping up with the latest trends? Do you want to have a wedding that reflects your fashionable self?

Our Obsession With 'Unique' Weddings (and Why I'm So Over It)

Rosie Milne | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Milne

Weddings have been celebrated since, well, forever, so why now the obsession with unique? As you can probably tell, I blame the internet for the proliferation of unique, but there are other factors which are undoubtedly implicated.

Planning Tips For Your Dream Wedding

Catherine Balavage | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

You can have an amazing wedding on a small budget. No one should start their married life in debt. Watch out for the 'W' bomb. As in 'wedding'. The W word makes everyone vastly put their prices up.

When It's a Great Idea to Let Your Friend Photograph Your Wedding

Laura Babb | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Babb

If your budget won't stretch to photography and this is a way of having someone record parts of the day for you, but you're not especially bothered if it all goes wrong / you don't get many usable shots, then having your friend take some pictures for you is a great idea.

Planning a Beach Wedding? Here Are Seven More Authentic Ideas

Jane Anderson | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

Long gone are the days when overseas weddings were just about being somewhere hot and on a beach. Today's couples are seeking out authentic experiences that incorporate at least a nod to local culture and sometimes a total immersion.

How to Plan a Wedding on a Budget

Catherine Balavage | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

When I first started planning my wedding I was daunted. The cost of most weddings is over £20,000. It seemed insane to spend this on one day of our life. The majority of our wedding was paid for by my (now) husband and I so I had to keep things cheap...

Beautiful Winter Wedding Ideas

Marina Licht | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Long sleeved wedding dresses (particularly lace ones) couldn't be more fashionable at the moment and are perfect for winter brides. I also love the idea of winter brides opting for a touch of shimmer and sequins when it comes to their wedding gown.