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Bridal Beauty with Mink & Co!

Bridal Beauty with Mink & Co!

New to the UK beauty market is Mink & Co – luxury 100% Serbian Mink Fur lashes that are cruelty-free, luxurious and affordable.

Founded by professional makeup artist Safura, Mink & Co takes eyelashes to the next level with their seven bespoke styles that have been customised and designed to suit most eye shapes and which are suitable for every occasion.

Handmade and with a distinctive cotton strip to ensure comfort whilst wearing them, the mink lashes are easy to use and apply. What’s more is that they can be used up to 25 times and come in an elegant drawer to protect the lashes from damage. Mink & Co also supply a lash applicator to make application easy and quick.

An alternative to high-heels for brides?

Yas Bonessi Ballerina gold shoe design perfect for weddings

 

 

When it comes to a bride’s big day, there is an expectation to wear sky-high stiletto heels all day, but for many, this tradition can cause more stress than anything else! 

Most of us dread wearing heels for the entire day at work, so why would you put yourself through that pain on one of the biggest days of your life? 

Bonessi Ballerinas wants brides to feel at ease, beautiful and beautiful on their memorable day, and this is why they have designed the Yas Ballerina as an elegant and comfortable alternative to high heels. 

‘Anything Goes’ weddings with Canvas & Stone

Event at Iscoyd Park

 

When you’re daydreaming about your big day, do you envisage a festival-style wedding complete with tipis and circus tents? How about having a street-food set up serving Turkish Meze, or a 1930s themed wedding with vintage 7” records for table name markers? Enter Canvas & Stone, the new country house collective offering ‘anything goes’ weddings on the grandest of scales.

The wedding industry is worth in excess of £10bn a year and the big trend for 2016 is personalisation - adding personal touches that make your special day stand out for all the right reasons.


White Gallery London confirms New Talent for 2016

Established on the bridal buying calendar as the go-to destination to discover the frontrunners in the market, White Gallery London is renowned for bringing the very best of British bridal design and international talent together under one roof. This year is no different, with acclaimed designers from around the globe launching their latest collections, together with a whole host of New Talent who will debut at the event for the very first time.

Labels to look out for in 2016 include London-based designers Charlotte Simpson and Poppy Dover, Scottish bridalwear label By Catriona, luxury childrenswear brand Evermore by Amberley London and accessories designers Cherished Vintage and The Season Hats.

Upstairs at Trinity is an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common,

Upstairs at Trinity an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common,

 

Upstairs at Trinity is a self-contained restaurant that can be hired privately for groups of up to 32 people. Available for lunch and dinner, our modern urban dining room has its own dedicated staff, fully stocked bar, music facilities and beverage packages.

Upstairs at Trinity is an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common, ideal for small city wedding receptions.

For exclusive hire of Upstairs, we will build a bespoke package to suit your requirements in terms of food and beverage and to fit within your price point. The layout of the Upstairs space, including its eight ash wooden tables, can be arranged to your specifications.


Upstairs at Trinity is an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common,

Upstairs at Trinity an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common,

 

Upstairs at Trinity is a self-contained restaurant that can be hired privately for groups of up to 32 people. Available for lunch and dinner, our modern urban dining room has its own dedicated staff, fully stocked bar, music facilities and beverage packages.

Upstairs at Trinity is an elegant yet modern venue located in the heart of Clapham Common, ideal for small city wedding receptions.

For exclusive hire of Upstairs, we will build a bespoke package to suit your requirements in terms of food and beverage and to fit within your price point. The layout of the Upstairs space, including its eight ash wooden tables, can be arranged to your specifications.


Have a London Chic wedding at Angelus Restaurant

London Chic wedding at Angelus Restaurant

 

Host your dream London wedding at Angelus Restaurant, a beautiful brasserie de luxe for a spellbinding and romantic day. Angelus Restaurant has the perfect combination of quintessentially English and French romance for the Bride and Groom's special day which they can cherish forever in this lovely venue.

Angelus Restaurant is located just next to Hyde Park, in a stunning mews street providing the perfect balance for a London chic venue. Thierry Tomasin, is a classic French host able to seamlessly guide a Bride and Groom through their wedding reception and keep any wedding fears at bay; with his team’s expertise, culinary skills and wine knowledge, the Angelus team will add that extra sparkle to your day.

The Year of the Vintage Wedding Cake

The Year of the Vintage Wedding Cake

The wedding cake is possibly one of the most established elements of a wedding day. From choosing the cake maker, design and flavour choice, to the ritual of cutting the cake together, it is undoubtedly an essential part of culinary planning. Traditionally, the wedding cake takes the form of a tiered masterpiece covered in thick white fondant icing and perhaps a few fondant roses.

This year however, the vintage inspired wedding cake is set to be huge! Sammi-Jo Gascoyne, established chef and owner of Blushing Cook, gives us her thoughts on what we can expect to see in 2016.


The Year of the Vintage Wedding Cake

The Year of the Vintage Wedding Cake

The wedding cake is possibly one of the most established elements of a wedding day. From choosing the cake maker, design and flavour choice, to the ritual of cutting the cake together, it is undoubtedly an essential part of culinary planning. Traditionally, the wedding cake takes the form of a tiered masterpiece covered in thick white fondant icing and perhaps a few fondant roses.

This year however, the vintage inspired wedding cake is set to be huge! Sammi-Jo Gascoyne, established chef and owner of Blushing Cook, gives us her thoughts on what we can expect to see in 2016.


Magical weddings by the sea at Thorpeness Country Club Wedding Open Day, Sunday 3rd April

 

 Brides-to-be planning their wedding can view the Thorpeness Country Club, near Aldeburgh on Sunday, 3rd April when it will be fully dressed for the big day. The free Wedding Open Day will show how the magical venue, which is just a pebble’s throw from the beach with amazing views over Suffolk’s Heritage Coast, can be tailored to suit the bridal couple’s own theme and style.

PREPARE TO BARE BRIDES

The 20th March marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the countdown to the long-awaited wedding season.  If the thought of paring down to your strapless mermaid gown or wedding night undies is filling you with fear, take a look at our host of quick fix beauty indulgences to make you feel your very best as you walk down the aisle.  These top-to-toe lotions and potions are perfect for giving your body the ultimate spring clean as you prepare to bare for the sizzling season ahead.  

Choosing the right wedding lingerie for your dress

Rosa Faia Lace Rose - choosing-the-right-wedding-lingerie-for-your-dress

Buying lingerie for your wedding day can be quite a challenge for a number of reasons so we havewritten some quick tips to help you consider the different options and choose the right style for your dress. Don’t be tempted to buy your lingerie before you have chosen your dress as you may find that its totally unsuitable and have to start over!

First of all you need to consider the fabric of your dress and whether the lingerie will show through. If your dress is made from a sheer smooth fabric then you will need to choose smooth lingerie or it will look uneven and spoil the line.


Choosing the right wedding lingerie for your dress

Rosa Faia Lace Rose - choosing-the-right-wedding-lingerie-for-your-dress

Buying lingerie for your wedding day can be quite a challenge for a number of reasons so we havewritten some quick tips to help you consider the different options and choose the right style for your dress. Don’t be tempted to buy your lingerie before you have chosen your dress as you may find that its totally unsuitable and have to start over!

First of all you need to consider the fabric of your dress and whether the lingerie will show through. If your dress is made from a sheer smooth fabric then you will need to choose smooth lingerie or it will look uneven and spoil the line.


Merseyside Wedding of the Year photographer snaps up brand new Birkdale studio

Merseyside Wedding of the Year photographer snaps up brand new Birkdale studio

 

Leading North West wedding photographer Matthew Rycraft has double cause for celebration after opening a brand new photography studio at The Mews Wedding Centre in Birkdale and winning Your Merseyside Wedding Magazine's Wedding of the Year.

North West wedding photographer Matthew Rycraft has made a successful career out of capturing the happy unions of countless satisfied newlyweds. Now it's his turn to celebrate finding his own match made in heaven, as he opens a new photographic studio at The Mews Wedding Centre in Birkdale.

Merseyside Wedding of the Year photographer snaps up brand new Birkdale studio

Merseyside Wedding of the Year photographer snaps up brand new Birkdale studio

 

Leading North West wedding photographer Matthew Rycraft has double cause for celebration after opening a brand new photography studio at The Mews Wedding Centre in Birkdale and winning Your Merseyside Wedding Magazine's Wedding of the Year.

North West wedding photographer Matthew Rycraft has made a successful career out of capturing the happy unions of countless satisfied newlyweds. Now it's his turn to celebrate finding his own match made in heaven, as he opens a new photographic studio at The Mews Wedding Centre in Birkdale.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at The National Wedding Show this weekend

The National Wedding Show opens its doors at Birmingham NEC (4-6 March 2016).

With a special Afternoon Tea available at The Rock N Roll Café, inspiration for the Mother of the Bride on the Catwalk Show, a dedicated session on hair, beauty and styling at the Wedding Theatre and much more, The National Wedding Show is the perfect place to treat the Mother of the Bride and Groom and celebrate their special role in your big day.

Take a seat at the renowned Catwalk Show to see the latest trends for all the bridal party brought to life on the runway. The likes of Nigel Rayment and Debenhams will offer inspiration for the Mother of the Bride and Groom, showcasing collections from John Charles, Condici, Carla Ruiz, Phase Eight, Jacques Vert and many more.

Hen Parties in the New Forest

rightmans place new forest living hen parties

Hen parties are one of the most fun parts of organising a wedding. It’s a chance to gather the girls together for a special event to mark the occasion. Many brides and their hens are choosing to bypass the traditional one night out and instead head off for an entire weekend away.

The New Forest is an outstanding area of natural beauty and the ideal spot for a hen weekend. Easily accessed by train or car, but a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s got something to suit all tastes.