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How B&M’s wedding range is a game changer for the modern wedding

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Most weddings, as we all know, cost the earth. From dresses to hen dos, honeymoons to catering, the end bill can often be eye wateringly high. Luckily, one high street brand is making things a little easier on couples planning their wedding by introducing an incredible range of high quality wedding products to their stores.

B&M Stores have often been the haven for value for money items for the home and garden. While we’ve enjoyed the selection of low cost home ware, electrical items and toys, we’ve now found our new favourite thing. The items in B&M’s wedding range are must haves for your next celebration.

The dazzling wedding collection from Ted Baker Jewellery

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In true Ted style, the dazzling SS17 jewellery collection is set to turn heads like never before. With standout statement necklaces, seasonal shades and an outpouring of crystals, the collection oozes extravagance, elegance and impeccable craftsmanship.

Renowned for his exquisite attention to detail, Ted continues to draw upon delicate embellishments, finishing flourishes and carefully considered shades, shapes and textures for SS17 to craft a collection unlike any other.

Win a TomTom Touch

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Summer means many things – sunshine, beer gardens, and holidays.  But it’s also the start of the wedding season.

For this all important occasion - brides, grooms and guests will be focused on looking their best for the big day.  For some, this will kick-start a new fitness regime – perhaps challenging themselves to run further and faster than before.  Others might be motivated to cycle to work instead of taking public transport.  Whatever it is you’re planning on doing to improve your fitness this wedding season, it’s important to set achievable goals and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  

Tips For Creating a Unique Wedding

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Our Expert: Helen Ladlow has been working for a gorgeous wedding venue in Kent called The Orangery for over ten years. She loves meeting people and finds helping them make their dream wedding a reality hugely rewarding. Watching the reaction of the guests and groom when they first see the bride still brings a tear to her eye even after a decade of weddings! Over the years Helen has seen it all and has shared with us some top tips that she wants every bride to know.

What makes a wedding unique?

8 wedding traditions from around the world

8 wedding traditions from around the world

Wherever you are in the world, weddings are always a great day, full of love, laughter, and much celebration. While you will probably attended enough weddings to know what to expect from the day, there are some wonderful country-specific traditions that you may not be familiar with if you have only been to a wedding in the UK.

 

Whether you find yourself at a wedding somewhere else in the world, or are simply looking for wedding inspiration and want to incorporate some unique practices into your own, experts at language app Babbel (Babbel.com) have shared a list of marital traditions from eight countries around the world to give you some insider info.

 

Elegant Wedding Day Treats from Ted Baker

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When planning your wedding there are so many little jobs to tick off your list. We know how important it is to find the perfect products to spoil yourself on your special day. No need to panic if you’re still looking for some beautiful treats that won’t break the bank, as we’ve found the most delectable range to leave you feeling – and smelling – like a princess.

Luxury Kitchenware - A Wedding Gift Guide

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We’ve all been there when we’re invited to a wedding and the time comes to purchase a gift for the happy couple. Perhaps they’ve been together a long time and appear to have all they need for their home, or maybe they don’t have a wedding gift list so you’re forced to think outside of the box in terms of suitable gift options. We’d like to offer you some wonderful luxury kitchenware wedding gift suggestions that would fit right into the home of the happy couple.

 

Firstly, here’s some tips when it comes to shopping for a wedding gift:

 

Top tips to planning your own wedding

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Planning your wedding is exciting, overwhelming and fun...but it can be daunting.  Here are my top tips on planning it right.

 

Know your budget:

 

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life, but don’t let the funding of it take over the rest of your life.  Discuss and agree your budget and ensure there’s a 10% contingency included – then get planning...not the other way around! bride groom

 

Make it personal:

 

How to use lighting to create the perfect ambience for your wedding

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Great lighting can really make a wedding by providing just the right level of ambience, butthere are a number of important elements that every bride and groom needs to have considered in order to get the lighting just right. Here are five illuminating tips for achieving lighting perfection on your big day.

 

1. Check the venue’s rules

Bordeaux En Primeur - A Gift to Stand the Test of Time

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With wedding season in full swing, finding the perfect gift can sometimes prove challenging.  With this in mind M&S has found the solution to every gifting occasion with a selection of fine wines that will continue to be appreciated long after the wrapping paper has fallen away. 

For an original and thoughtful gift, consider Marks and Spencer’s en primeur range: fine wines sourced from Bordeaux, selected on quality and value, bought before they were bottled and designed to be kept to age.