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Tying the Knot on the Road: Ideas for a Fun Wedding

Bride and groom

All those who adore romantic movies have, at least once in their lives, imagined how it would be like to have a wedding abroad. The idea somehow always seems magical whether it involves tying the knot on a sunny blue beach, or a crystal white winter celebration. 

The possibilities are so alluring that merely a few can resist the urge to pack the bags and go on the road with a loved one. Although the dream remains buried by work and finances, every year, more couples dare to make these wishes come true.  

Men are ditching the 'hire' option and going for a suit they can wear again and again

suits

Britain’s biggest independent menswear brand with stockists across the UK has reported a spike in sales of lounge suits as grooms ditch something borrowed for something blue (to keep) when it comes to their wedding outfit.

Now determined to enjoy the wedding shopping experience as much as the bride-to-be, men are steering away from hired top hat and tails and choosing to buy sharply tailored suits instead with vivid blues the favoured colour.

Douglas​ said more grooms were investing in a suit they could keep with many also treating their best men and ushers to their own suits as gifts for helping out on their big day.

‘Good Enough to Eat’ Chocolate Spa Package at K West Hotel & Spa

Chocolate Spa

It’s scientific fact that chocolate is good for our health, and for some people, a decadent hot chocolate or indulgent pudding is enough to satisfy the chocolate cravings. However, for those who want to take their cocoa-affair to the next level, K West Hotel & Spa offers the ‘Good Enough To Eat’ package at K Spa: a full afternoon of chocolatey indulgence. 

 

Not even Willy Wonka could resist!

 

Pre-Wedding skincare prep Emma’s top ten tips

Emma

Inner-Soul is all about boosting inner confidence through treatment of the skin holistically to nourish, balance and enhance.

Inner-Soul’s Founder Emma Coleman is a qualified Aesthetic Nurse, Clinical Aromatherapist and Skin Nutritionist and offers clients a comprehensive range of bespoke skincare treatments and solutions through a combination of science and nature with natural & organic skincare, facials, rejuvenating treatments and aesthetic injectables.

 

Ultimate 5 star luxury in Royal Deeside

Royal Deeside

A self-catering home in Royal Deeside has been awarded 5-stars from Visit Scotland before the first guest has even set foot in the cottage. 

The Invergarry, Aboyne has just launched to the market for the summer season.  Converted from an Edwardian gardener’s cottage, it is surrounded by the hills and close to the River Dee in the heart of Royal Deeside.

The owners have lovingly restored and extended The Invergarry over the last year.  This luxurious bespoke self-catering home is the perfect retreat for the ultimate romantic break.  Every detail for your comfort and enjoyment has been carefully considered.

Dress to Impress this World Chocolate Day

Suits

Chocolate isn’t just for table favours on your big day, dress to impress in the perfect shade of brown. Slaters are a family run menswear retailers and formal hire service with 25 stores across the UK. We love a wedding, and we love making you look dapper for the special day even more.

We’ve got a lot of cool suits, in every colour and style you could want, but we can’t help but think that brown suits are so underrated.

 

We’re going to show you how to showcase your style down the aisle. 

 

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Exclusive Alex Monroe ‘Mr & Mrs chicken’ wedding favours in aid of cancer research uk

Mrs Chicken

Following a sell-out first run, British jewellery designer Alex Monroe’s wedding favour pin badges are available again to order online exclusively for Cancer Research UK.

 

Mr and Mrs Chicken have been created in Alex Monroe’s unique style, with intricate detail, charm and humour to express a bride and groom through the animal kingdom. The pins have been cast from originals hand crafted by Alex and come in a gold plated finish. 

 

The birds are part of a range of wedding favours in aid of Cancer Research UK which includes pin badges, wristbands and packets of forget-me-not flower seeds.