Bridal

Four tips for choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

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As an excited bride-to-be, it’s only natural that you’ll find yourself searching wedding magazines to find the perfect bridesmaid dresses. If your best gals are carbon copies of each other, then this is the method for you, however, it’s likely that your bridesmaids aren’t clones with identical figures. Unfortunately, this can make picking a dress harder than you ever imagined, but don’t panic, because we’ve put together some tips, in collaboration with our friends at Maral Dress, to make sure that your favourite girls all look and feel fab on the day! 

Ask your Bridesmaid's opinions

Top 8 Summer Bridal Shoes from Rainbow Club

 The ‘sandal’ – Nigella

If you’ve organised the rings, venue, the food, the cake, the band and the dress, but you’re still trying to find your perfect shoes, then Rainbow Club might just have the answer. Rainbow Club’s 2017 collection is full of pretty designs from stand out embellishment and 3D floral detailing to classic courts and shimmering flats, there is something for every summer bride who is looking for something a little bit special. 

1. The ‘court’ – Lucy - £75

Lucy is an elegant yet sexy pointed court shoe. Finished with curvy overlays this style will add that ‘something different’ to your wedding day outfit. 

https://www.rainbowclub.co.uk/lucy

2. The ‘peep-toe’ – Adrianna - £95

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

Essentials for a spring wedding to remember

Essentials for a spring wedding to remember

The flowers are blossoming amidst an increasingly emerald vista, as the sun soars overhead, it’s hardly surprising spring is hailed as the most popular season to get married. Springtime weddings provide opportunities for brides and grooms to become acquainted with the unique natural beauty of this time of year and make the most of what spring has to offer. If you are planning a spring wedding, whether it’s around the corner in 2017 or further away in 2018, take a look at the following wedding essentials for a memorable spring wedding.

 

Spring colour schemes

Be Bespoke, Be Unique, Be You

Be Bespoke, Be Unique, Be You

A Mary-Elizabeth Bride has a unique quality; the ability to design and create the most “important” item of clothing she will ever wear, that shows off who she truly is. I can visualise a dress that fuses comfort, and style, that tells your individual story, ensuring that your dress will take everyone's breath away.

 

There is a saying that "every outfit tells a story", so why wear a dress a million other Ladies have chosen when you can have your very own bespoke dress that tells the greatest love story of all? Yours.

 

WED2B opening new bridal store in Exeter

One of the largest and most competitively priced bridal retailers in the UK, will open a new store on Haven Road near Exeter Quay on the 27th January.

The Exeter store will be their 19th store in total and first new store in 2017. Covering around 4,800 square feet, the store will open seven days a week and offer wedding dresses in a range of styles, from vintage through to contemporary, priced between £99 and £599.

Unlike a traditional boutique, WED2B doesn’t use an appointment system, brides-to-be can visit at their convenience and take home their dress on the day of purchase.

Post-Christmas health-kick to get you glowing for your big day

Post-Christmas health-kick to get you glowing for your big day

It’s January, the time to get in shape and give your body the boost it needs following the Christmas extravagance. What’s more, you’re getting married this year, meaning you have even more reason to flout the festive excess and get fit, healthy and glowing for the big day. Fortunately help is at hand, as Venus Bridal, specialists in bridalwear for all occasions, provide advice on how brides and grooms can get into shape and feel fit for their impending wedding.

 

Join a gym

What should you wear to a winter wedding?

Winter

While it’s never particularly easy to pick out a wedding guest outfit, it’s definitely more of a challenge in the colder months. In summer, clothing shops are full of pretty dresses and barely-there sandals, which are perfect for a wedding in the sun. But, as winter comes around, the high street becomes flooded with big coats and knitwear — things that wouldn’t make the most sophisticated of wedding ensembles. 

However, it is possible to put together a winter wedding outfit that is both stylish and practical. Here are some pieces you should consider wearing. 

A faux fur jacket

The nine most unusual places to get married

The nine most unusual places to get married

Weddings are all about garnering memories that can be remembered and cherished forever. Getting married in a venue that’s a little less ‘run of the mill’ than traditional church and registry office venues can certainly help craft a magical and memorable wedding. If you’re looking to tie the knot in a quirky location, the following nine most unusual places to get married might give you the inspiration you’re looking for.

 

1. Themed castle weddings

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale

pool villa

 

Pledging your eternal troth on a yacht cruising off the cerulean blue waters of the Indian Ocean or promising to love and cherish whilst barefoot on a private island beach as gentle waves lap against pristine white sands…. Hurawalhi Island Resort wants to create the wedding of your dreams. Opening on December 1, 2016, this stunning private island destination is delighted to announce the launch of their wedding packages for those looking to celebrate love in a truly magical and once in a lifetime location. 

Your Perfect Bridal Accessories

Blue Comb perfect bridal accessories

Finding the perfect dress can be hard but is such a happy experience, and when you’ve found it, the fun doesn’t stop there! Now is the time to start thinking about your accessories. Blue Lily Magnolia specialises in unique, handmade bridal accessories, items that are bespoke to your requirements or that you won’t find on the high street. 

Whether you’d like a gorgeous sash or belt to accentuate your waistline, a statement neckline to draw attention to your upper body, hair embellishments to bring interest in your hair do, or even a keepsake bouquet that you can cherish in the future, here are some advice on choosing your accessories: 


Luella’s on this Year’s Bridal Colour

Luella’s on this Year’s Bridal Colour

Spring is well underway and at Luella’s Bridal we know that this means wedding planning fever! We want every one of our brides’ wedding day to be as special as they imagined it and our advice includes latest trends in bridalwear. 

Rose Quartz is this year’s Pantone bridal colour. This fabulous shade of pink is making an appearance in everything from wedding dresses to accessories, shoes and bridesmaids dresses. Take a look at the selection of gorgeous Rose Quartz products available at Luella’s now: