Art Deco Stationery

We figured we might as well establish a theme here. So then, following on from the previous post, art deco it is...Let me introduce Lucky Luxe, again all the way from the USA. After all, it is where a lot of our best wedding stationery originates from!(w: www.lucky-luxe.com)...

Jenny Packham Bridal Dresses

Next up... continuing the art deco style: a few frocks by renouned British designer Jenny Packham.Eden is a particular favourite of ours and is still going strong 2 years on.Together with a small selection of dresses chosen from the forthcoming 2013 season.Jenny Packham Bridal Dress-2011-Classic-Eden Jenny Packham Brid...

Eye-Catching Brooch Bouquets & Accessories

There are few better ways of personalising your wedding and putting your own stamp on the day than choosing an eye-catching and original brooch bouquet rather than a floral bouquet! Two outstanding and somewhat contrasting brooch bouquet designers for you today. First up is Debbie Carlisle. The selection belo...

Silver Leaf Wedding Cakes

The popularity of gold leaf wedding cakes has certainly rocketted, in part due to LVCC showcasing their own £10,000 gold leaf design on their website. Our money is on silver leaf wedding cakes being the the next big thing. There are a few designers promoting silver leaf. Two of them are below. And for the more extravagant ...

Vintage & Art Deco Tea Sets

Vintage English tea pots, cups and saucers have been adored by our American clients for the past few years. This season the trend has caught on in a big way with our English brides too.The images below are from Sitting Pretty's range of vintage fine bone English china, available to hire.Vintage & Art Deco Tea Sets(w: www...

Pantone’s Spring 2013 Fashion Colour Report

Unfortunately somewhat short for time today so instead of introducing a product, service or supplier I've had to fall back on some copy originally destined for the next edition of our wedding planner's course!The use of colour is an essential and primary concern for each and every bride and groom. So who better to turn to for a forec...

Wedding Dresses, Autumn 2013

It was New York's Bridal Fashion Week earlier this month. To sum up, here are a few random comment from the media.Mindy Weiss: "This season, the designers are doing a lot with lace and sheer sleeves. This adds such a delicate and Grace Kelly-like touch to the gowns that make them timeless and elegant."Time Magazine: "...juxtaposed dramatic flo...

Bridal Shoes

Somewhat short of time for an analysis of the shortlist of bridal shoes/pumps we have chosen to feature. Suffice to say, the names speak for themselves. The designs... likewise.Christian-Louboutin-Crystal-Encrusted-Suede-PumpJimmy ChooManolo BlahnikManolo Blahnik Manolo Blahnik ...

Bridal Cuffs

Bridal cuffs are an anomaly. Show me a bride that doesn't adore them. Yet few still wear them.Here are a few taken from a selection that we found for a couple of our more discerning brides.Bridal-cuffs-QueenofcuffsBridal-cuffs-QueenofcuffsBridal-cuffs-LibertyinloveBridal-cuffs-Eversolov...

Crystal sashes and bridal belts

... From Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Sash & Co and Debbie Carlisle. Enough said. Crystal sash / bridal belt by Badgley MischkaCrystal sash / bridal belt byVera Wang (also in white)Crystal sash / bridal belt by Sash & CoCrystal sash / bridal belt by Debbie Carlisle ...

2013 / 2014 Wedding Trends

We are often asked for ideas, comments and suggestions on the next season’s wedding trends. At the time of writing this article will summarise 6 months of commentary on 2013 & 2014 wedding trends as we highlight a few select ideas that we believe will remain popular for this season and the next.If You Like This, You'll Love:2013 / 2014 Weddin...

2013 & 2014 Wedding Trends II – Striking the Right Balance Between Formal and Fun

Both ‘circus’ and ‘rustic’ styled weddings are popular themes recently, mainly because they offer a more informal, natural and relaxed alternative to a traditional white wedding that some perceive as overly formal, staid and stuffy. Circus styled weddingsThese are just a couple of indications that demonstrate that there has been a no...

Spring / Summer 2014 Wedding Dress Trends

At last, it's an end to speculation with New York's Bridal Fashion Week... we finally get a sneak preview of what's to come next year! (And in all likelihood we will see these many of trends continue into 2015)If You Like This, You'll Love:Wedding Dress Trends, Spring / Summer 2015 Oscar De La Renta Spr...

News: Our Latest Wedding Planning Training Course (V8) Launches!

1 August 2013 Breaking News: Our Latest Training Course (V8) Launches! We are delighted to announce that following a 6 month review, V8 - the latest and greatest version of our wedding planning course - is due out on formal launch on 1st August 2013. In fact it's out today - we couldnt wait!!V8 is an absolutely immense wedding planning reso...

Wedding Statistics for 2013

Although it's a somewhat dry topic for discussion today, the facts and figures presented below suggest that despite the recent difficulties attributed to the economic climate, the wedding industry remains extremely healthy and is continuing to go from strength to strength.If You Like This, You'll Love:Some Unusual Modern Marriage FactsMarriage Rate...