Wedding Planning

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

Phoebe Miller | Posted 16.04.2015 | 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.

Stylish Brides WIll Adore Vera Wang's New Fall 2015 Collection

Marina Licht | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Say the words Vera Wang, and you instantly think about the world of bridal, and the creative genius of the designer who creates the most beautiful wedding dresses. imaginable. Ever since she started her first bridal collection in 1990, the bridal designer has been renowned as the ultimate designer to go to find a couture bridal gown.

The Most Stylish Bridesmaid Trends for 2015

Marina Licht | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I know years ago that the idea of becoming an 'adult bridesmaid' sent many women into a complete panic because they were so frightened that they would be made to wear dresses that were far from flattering! Thankfully, times have changed...

Seven Ways to be a Stylish Bride

Marina Licht | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

As the iconic French designer Yves Saint Laurent once said, 'Fashion fades, style endures...' His words couldn't be more true and should be applied not only to ever day fashion, but bridal fashion too.

How to Choose the Right Hotel Wedding Venue

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When it comes to planning the big day, there's nothing so hard as choosing the wedding venue. get it right and the day runs smoothly - get it wrong and you can land yourself with an expensive bill for mediocre service.

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...

How do You Define Your Wedding Style?

Marina Licht | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Defining your wedding style may appear to be relatively easy. Surely it as simple as sitting down with your fiancé and working out (after you have decided on your wedding date, and venue), the kind of wedding you want.

Why Oscar De La Renta Will Influence the Bridal Industry for Years to Come...

Marina Licht | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I cannot quite believe that Amal Alamuddin's dress was the last bridal gown he personally designed for a high profile figure. In my opinion, Amal's dress was nothing short of a triumph. It was everything a wedding dress should be and more.

10 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Wedding

Marina Licht | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

Planning a wedding is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be incredibly stressful. Not only do you have to contend with keeping everyone happy, but you also have to make so many choices.

Why the Duchess of Cambridge Is a Bridal Icon

Marina Licht | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Licht

I have worked in the bridal industry for 15 years, so as you can imagine, I have seen plenty of incredibly beautiful wedding dresses. Before The Duchess of Cambridge got married, the majority of people I worked within the industry used to cite Grace Kelly as the figure whose gown they most admired.