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Short Retro 60′s Wedding dress from Monsoon

Short Retro 60′s Wedding dress from Monsoon

If you want to follow the trend for a short wedding dress, but want something funky and a bit retro rather than the pretty prom style, then this Maddison Shift Wedding Dress from Monsoon for £250 is perfect. It has all over scalloped embroidery with faux pearl detailing and the back is cut away into [...]

Arvella Bridal in Lyndhurst closed down

Arvella Bridal in Lyndhurst closed down

If you have ordered your dress from Arvella Bridal in Lyndhurst, all may not be lost, having just seen BBC South Today, one of the designers was interviewed and she said that if a bride contacts the designer of their dress, with their wedding date, they may have the dress in storage, and if not, [...]

Short Prom Style Wedding Dresses without Coleen’s price tag!

Short Prom Style Wedding Dresses without Coleen’s price tag!

This Prom style wedding dress from Johanna Hehir is perfect for a civil ceremony wedding where you want an elegant yet relaxed feel to your wedding celebrations. This very simple dress is 3/4 length or tea length and has shoestring straps for a very feminine feel. The dress itself is made from chantilly lace on [...]

Wedding dress charges – pay before you try.

Wedding dress charges – pay before you try.

Well can you believe it, as well as charging an absolute premium for your wedding dress, some designers now want to charge you just to try one on! It seems the £2,000 starting price for many of these designers is not enough, now you have to pay for the time you spend trying them on, [...]

Beautiful Wedding flowers you can keep forever from Vermont Natural Flowers

Beautiful Wedding flowers you can keep forever from Vermont Natural Flowers

The most likely reason you have chosen the type of flowers you have is because you like the look and colour of them, and more than likely they are the sort of thing you would have in your home. Most brides end up giving their bouquet and table decorations away since you’ve paid a premium [...]

Wedding Skirt & Bodice for under £200 and recommended by Trinny and Susannah

Wedding Skirt & Bodice for under £200 and recommended by Trinny and Susannah

Well, we have seen Coleen’s incredibly expensive wedding dress, now let’s head the other direction with one of the cheapest wedding outfits I’ve come across. This skirt and bodice are from Kays, designed by Nicholas Millington, and together cost £174. Style gurus Trinny and Susannah appear in the Kays catalogue giving great advice about what [...]

Olivia Samuel launch new CCA Classic Collection

Olivia Samuel launch new CCA Classic Collection

The new Classic collection from CCA Occasions replaces the Wedding Bells collection that had been around for as long as I can remember. Wedding stationery companies are often critisised for not revamping their designs from time to time but it is was no wonder that the Wedding Bells collection stood for so long because, like [...]

Coleen’s Wedding Dress – It’s OK!

Coleen’s Wedding Dress – It’s OK!

I would so love to show you the picture of Coleen’s £100,000 wedding dress, but really can’t afford the legal suit that would follow. What I can tell you (having bought the copy of OK!) is that the Marchesa wedding gown is absolutely stunning. It was a strapless dress with with cascading layers creating a [...]

Foreverafter launch new wedding forum

Foreverafter launch new wedding forum

The people behind popular wedding site Foreverafter.co.uk have recently launched a new wedding forum. I have met the team at Foreverafter through my involvement with wedding stationery supplier Olivia Samuel and they are very knowledgable and helpful bunch who I am sure will be chipping in with their own views, opinions and experience on a [...]

Swarovski Swans – An elegant wedding cake topper

Swarovski Swans – An elegant wedding cake topper

These beautiful crystal swans from Swarovki make an elegant alternative to the usual tacky wedding cake toppers available. The pair of flirting swans would grace virtually any style or colour of wedding cake that had a smooth top and would give the appearance that they were gliding through the iced surface. They are not cheap [...]