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Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson may be best known as the designer of the best-selling handwoven bags, which have been a summer staple since 2011, but recently she has also been getting attention for her new wicker baskets and hats which have been introduced this season and are the perfect swim accessory.

Following this success, she has created a line of hair accessories for the new season. Entirely hand created in Peru, using dried grass, which is all hand dyed and crocheted by native craftsmen, the pieces are unique and playful, using the classic shapes and bright colours which the brand is known for. 

Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson may be best known as the designer of the best-selling handwoven bags, which have been a summer staple since 2011, but recently she has also been getting attention for her new wicker baskets and hats which have been introduced this season and are the perfect swim accessory.

Following this success, she has created a line of hair accessories for the new season. Entirely hand created in Peru, using dried grass, which is all hand dyed and crocheted by native craftsmen, the pieces are unique and playful, using the classic shapes and bright colours which the brand is known for. 

Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson first hair accessories

Sophie Anderson may be best known as the designer of the best-selling handwoven bags, which have been a summer staple since 2011, but recently she has also been getting attention for her new wicker baskets and hats which have been introduced this season and are the perfect swim accessory.

Following this success, she has created a line of hair accessories for the new season. Entirely hand created in Peru, using dried grass, which is all hand dyed and crocheted by native craftsmen, the pieces are unique and playful, using the classic shapes and bright colours which the brand is known for. 

Brides choose to wear their “something blue”

dress in grey

Brides have been wearing ivory or white since Queen Victoria made it popular in the 19th century. However, in the 1930s, Wallis Simpson wore a pastel shade of blue to marry Edward, Duke of Windsor which for a short time inspired brides to also wear coloured gowns. This was mainly due to rationing during World War II, where women often wore their “Sunday Best” in pastel shades of yellow, blue and pink for their big day. 

Fast forward almost 100 years and brides are again returning to wearing coloured wedding dresses, to reflect their personality, to wear their “something blue” or to just have some fun (not everyone suits ivory after all!)

Brides choose to wear their “something blue”

dress in grey

Brides have been wearing ivory or white since Queen Victoria made it popular in the 19th century. However, in the 1930s, Wallis Simpson wore a pastel shade of blue to marry Edward, Duke of Windsor which for a short time inspired brides to also wear coloured gowns. This was mainly due to rationing during World War II, where women often wore their “Sunday Best” in pastel shades of yellow, blue and pink for their big day. 

Fast forward almost 100 years and brides are again returning to wearing coloured wedding dresses, to reflect their personality, to wear their “something blue” or to just have some fun (not everyone suits ivory after all!)

Top tips for 2017 brides

Brides

Spring has arrived and at Luella’s Bridal we are so excited about the upcoming wedding season! We have been looking into this year’s bridal fashion and have come up with ideas and suggestions about how you can create each look. From ethereal dresses, beautiful shoes and accessories, to gorgeous hairstyles and the latest makeup trends – here are our top tips for 2017 brides. 

Top tips for 2017 brides

Brides

Spring has arrived and at Luella’s Bridal we are so excited about the upcoming wedding season! We have been looking into this year’s bridal fashion and have come up with ideas and suggestions about how you can create each look. From ethereal dresses, beautiful shoes and accessories, to gorgeous hairstyles and the latest makeup trends – here are our top tips for 2017 brides. 

Four tips for choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Jessica group

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

Four tips for choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Jessica group

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

Four tips for choosing the perfect bridesmaid dresses

Jessica group

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

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

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

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

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

Steeped in history, the centuries-old Black Swan Hotel at Helmsley dates back to Tudor times and is a charming country wedding venue that simple oozes character.

Set in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s most picturesque market towns, there is always a warm welcome here. This delightful hotel once a coaching inn, boasts period features including inglenook fireplaces and dark oak beams, with antique furniture tastefully blended with contemporary, colourful design touches and original artwork.

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

Summer Weddings at The Black Swan

Steeped in history, the centuries-old Black Swan Hotel at Helmsley dates back to Tudor times and is a charming country wedding venue that simple oozes character.

Set in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s most picturesque market towns, there is always a warm welcome here. This delightful hotel once a coaching inn, boasts period features including inglenook fireplaces and dark oak beams, with antique furniture tastefully blended with contemporary, colourful design touches and original artwork.