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Show-stopping cocktails

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The perfect wedding is a thing of dreams; and who doesn’t dream of the bright summer sunshine beaming down on friends and family as they sip an exotic cocktail after a tear-jerking ceremony?

Now that dream can be a reality following the launch of a vibrant range of vodkas that promise to create show-stopping cocktails that will keep your guests talking for months on end. 

With the tropical taste of mango, grapefruit, or pineapple tickling your taste buds, Cîroc vodka could well be the perfect ingredient to your dream wedding in the sun. 

Memorable weddings at newly refurbished Crowne Plaza Felbridge

Crowne Plaza Felbridge

The elegant wedding and banqueting suites at the Felbridge Hotel and Spa at East Grinstead, Sussex are undergoing a stylish top-to-toe refurbishment in line with its £3million rebranding as the Crowne Plaza Felbridge.

Whether planning a small intimate wedding or a more lavish affair, the hotel has luxurious rooms catering from 10 to 500 guests, and all numbers in between; it’s also licensed for civil ceremonies so the entire wedding day can be held in one beautiful place. The courtyard and gardens also provide the perfect backdrop for wedding photographs creating lasting memories of a special day.

Choosing the Perfect Dresses for your Bridesmaids

Dresses for your Bridesmaids

We all know that the bridal dress is the most important dress of the day, but it is vital that your bridesmaids look just as stunning. Choosing the bridesmaid’s dresses can be as much stress as choosing your wedding gown. Not only do you have to choose the correct colours, but you have to choose dresses that your bridesmaids are happy to wear.

When selecting the colours for your bridesmaids, one thing to take into considerations is the time of year you are having your big day, especially if you’re having your wedding outside. There are perfect colours to complement each season.bridesmaids meta

D Resort Gocek is a perfect spot for a wedding

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When thinking of the ideal place to pledge your lives together – why not look towards ahidden paradise of the Mediterranean known as Gocek, which is home to a most extraordinary hotel.  Boasting an archipelago of beautiful islands and a luxurious, yacht dotted marina, D Resort Gocek is a stunning destination with a backdrop of dramatic forest-clad mountain ranges unique coves, picturesque islands, fascinating historical sites, superb beaches and traditional market towns - this is the perfect destination to celebrate your wedding. 

The Day of your Wildest Dreams: Bespoke Weddings at Cliff Barns Ranch in Norfolk

 Cliff Barns Ranch in Norfolk

Deluxe country ranch, Cliff Barns is Norfolk’s ultimate escape for the most unforgettable, day of your life. Tailoring your big day to every individual idea and unique wish, say “I do”and celebrate in style in the cool surrounds of Cliff Barns, designed by Shaun Clarksonand set across four acres of unspoilt Norfolk countryside.

The inspired eccentric English country home clearly displays the vision of the incomparable interior designer Shaun Clarkson and set designer Russell Hall, think wild taxidermy, cowhide sofas, Aztec rugs, tartan and vintage floral fabrics and river rock fireplaces offset with tee-pees and wooden wagon-wheel chandeliers. 

The Ceremony

5 reasons to propose in Edinburgh

guide map to propose in Edinburgh

If you’re looking to pop the question in Scotland this year, look no further than its capital, Edinburgh. With historic landmarks, beautiful buildings and a host of bars and restaurants, there’s no shortage of places to get down on one knee. From castles to hills to hideaway bars, your proposal can be exactly what you’ve always wanted, no matter what type of couple you are. Need more convincing? Here are 5 reasons to pop the question in Edinburgh.

1 - The history

5 reasons to propose in Newcastle

couple propose cartoon style

With Spring in the air and the warm weather finally approaching, there’s no better time to propose to your other half. It can seem an overwhelming event for even the most organised of people to plan, so let us help you take some of the stress away with 5 reasons to propose in Newcastle; one of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting cities.

1 - It’s home to some of the most visited landmarks in the UK

Bridal Hair Quote by Neil Barton of Neil Barton Hairdressing

1940 style hair

It’s one of the most important days of your life so of course you want your hair to look its absolute best. The key to great looking hair is nourishment so start your preparation well in advance to make sure your hair is healthy for the big day. I recommend the Goldwell Rich Repair 60 second treatment, which will add essential minerals, building strength and adding gloss to your hair. Argan Oil is also great for de-frizzing and smoothing hair. Ideally, you should start using these products a few months before your wedding day. Combine these products with regular hair trims to achieve healthy and shiny hair for your big day.

Personalise your confetti moment

confetti cone

Adding originality and uniqueness to your wedding day is a great way to show off your individual styles and personalities.  Personalised details are perfect for helping to do just this.  Shropshire Petals have just launched their brand-new range of personalised confetti cones to enable you to personalise your entire confetti moment.

Available in 11 on-trend designs, including Bunting, Cottage Garden, Fairy Lights, Fairy tale, Heart, Lace, Photo, Rose Pattern, Travel, Watercolour Flowers and Woodland themes.

6 steps to your personalised confetti moment

1. Choose your preferred personalised package – personalised confetti cones are available as:

Why are bridal clients a good market for salons to tap into?

The bridal market is a fantastic service to offer within a salon and a great market to be in. A wedding day s one of the most important days of a girls life, so to be able to offer hair and beauty services as a package under the one roof is something that will appeal to many brides. They want to ensure their day runs smoothly and they are receiving the best possible service. By offering both services under one roof will off course increase revenue and interest thanks to word of mouth.

What makes a good bridal service?