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Bridal Party

Everyone but the bride - here are all the best ideas for everyone involved in the wedding - fashion, tips, advice, jobs to do and specific roles on the day.

One thing we will say - make it clear to everyone what you expect of them, don't just assume...

Simply choose from our 'Bridal Party' posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro.

Why brides feel they don’t need to have bridesmaids!

Having bridesmaids is one of the biggest wedding day traditions, but are they really necessary? We've pulled together some of the reasons NOT to...

Hen Party Planning: Where should you and your girls holiday?!

Where should I go for my hen do? Your hen party should be a holiday to celebrate not only your up coming nuptials, but of the...
9 brides on how they found the one and their dress search, with one bride not getting the feeling until the big day itself...

How do you know when you’ve found ‘the one’?

Nine brides on how they found the one and their dress search, with one bride not getting the feeling until the big day itself...   Amy “With a clear idea...

Unforgettable hen party experiences from glamour to thrill seeking!

Unforgettable hen party Experiences: From glamour to thrill seeking, make your hen do stand out from the rest!     How do you make your's or your friend’s hen...

Blue bridesmaids dresses for your ‘something blue’!

The old tradition derived from the english rhyme (Something Olde, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue) says the four objects added to the outfit or big...
5 things to do with your mum on your wedding day to make it extra special and give you even more love-filled moments to treasure!

5 things to do with your mum on your wedding day

You've planned pretty much every second of your day, and it's just around the corner now. While the photos, food, decor and dress are...

The Spring wedding guest 2017

Spring/Summer 17: Secret Botanics   Whilst pretty pastels are a firm favourite for the spring months, soft shades are taking a tropical turn with bolder block...
So your best friend and you are both engaged, but what if their wedding is better? End the bride wars now before you become bridezillas with these 4 steps

Bride wars: how to end the competition & become a bridal...

We’ve all seen the films and, no matter how good friends you are, the thought will have crossed your minds at least once if...
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How to rock the mismatched bridesmaid trend

Finding the perfect bridesmaids dresses can be just as stressful as choosing your wedding dress. Chances are everyone is going to have a different body shape,...

5 unspoken rules of being a bridesmaid!

Your best friend has been planning her Big Day for months (since she was a little girl, in fact, and fashioned a veil out of...
Can children give speeches at weddings? Older children might embrace the moment to raise a glass and say a few words, but for littler ones, try these ideas

Can children give speeches at weddings?

Wedding breakfasts are characterised by a slew of speeches, traditionally given by the groom, the father of the bride and the best man. But,...
When you've got a family member missing or an extended family of second partners, top table planning can feel an impossible task… sometimes even more so than the dreaded guests seating plan! Not any more though, thanks to our handy guide to take the headaches out of your wedding table plans and make planning your big day a breeze!

Help! Top table planning for unconventional families

If we told you organising seating plans was easy, we’d be lying. And when your family doesn’t fit into the cookie cutter roles that...

What to do if you don’t want to give a speech

Speeches may be traditional, but they’re not for everyone. We’re here to help you plan your dream wedding – speeches or no speeches, so...
5 top tips for buying her lingerie this Valentine’s Day so that her eyes light up for the best reasons when she opens the most personal and romantic gift

5 top tips for buying her lingerie this Valentine’s Day

It's something only you are lucky enough to be able to gift to her, which makes buying lingerie a pretty romantic Valentine's present... when...
We give you the perfect excuse for pampering with this 5-step bridal beauty bootcamp to get your glow ahead of the big day!

5-step bridal beauty bootcamp!

We give you the perfect excuse to pamper (just in case you needed one!) You’ll be hard pressed to persuade us that anything but a...
Get your guest list sorted for good with our top tips. In a few simple steps, you'll know who to invite to your wedding and how and where to draw the line

Who should I invite to my wedding?

Your all-important questions about who to invite and put on your guest list, answered! Struggling to sleep because you still haven't sorted your guest list even...
10 confessions of a real-life destination wedding bride including bridezilla moments, complete changes of plans, momentary meltdowns and the perfect day!

10 confessions of a real-life destination wedding bride

Ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes of a wedding? What drives couples crazy? What nightmares they encounter? Behind the glitz and...
Are you a laid-back bride-to-be looking for a dress that is a little more you? Step away from the ball gowns, these relaxed wedding dresses have you covered

11 relaxed wedding dresses for the laid-back bride

If you would never be seen in an elaborate ball gown, why start now? Your wedding day should be completely and utterly you, and that...

Wedding gifts – how to get them right!

Weddings are a day of giving. A father gives his daughter away to her new spouse; the best man gives the rings to the...
Seven products that every bride should carry in her makeup bag (or ask one of her best girls to hang on to) to look their beautiful best on their big day

7 things every bride should carry in her makeup bag

Our real brides are constantly sharing their inspirational, down to earth advice on how they looked their beautiful best. What better than to have...

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