We are all one of a kind, and we want our wedding to be different and memorable in its own right, to reflect our own personal style. Why then is the ubiquitous ivory, strapless bridal gown still the choice for most brides today?
There's a dismal irony that the Hen Do - a supposedly spontaneous event, which celebrates a young woman's life in all its lewd and laudable glory - too often becomes a blueprint for the contrived and competitive adult life women are about to embark open.
The style of speaking at weddings has changed over the years. What was once exclusively a male reserve has now thankfully opened up to include the Chief Bridesmaid/Maid of Honour, Mother of the Bride as well as an opportunity for the Bride herself to hold the floor.
The mass coverage of - and debate over- the London riots and Libya left me desperate for light, fluffy relief. (Does that make me a bad person?). I finally got my hands on the hard copy of American Vogue . and it was just what I needed.
Every girl wants her wedding to be magical and many brides spend months, even years planning their perfect day. Confetti Editor, Belinda Hanks, offers her essential bride must-haves for the big day. Don't leave for the church without them!