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Vows and Venues talks to Inmaculada García

Inmaculada García

Vows and Venues talks to Inmaculada García about wedding dresses and everything a bride should know for 2018

Q - When did you set up you label and what prompted you to do so?

 I began fashion design studies at sixteen and opened my first boutique five years later where I started designing and producing handmade wedding dresses.  I have also been producing under my own exclusive “Inmaculada García” brand, participating in shows and bridal exhibitions with my wedding creations ever since.

Q - Can you tell us a little bit about your design background? 

 Inmaculada García is synonymous for elegant and feminine designs paired with freshness and sublime originality.

Here comes the high street bride

Planning a wedding can be a stressful job, and perfect wedding dress can be an even harder task - especially if you’re not looking for the big day to be traditional. With the rise of themed weddings and relaxed beach affairs taking over the classic church theme, brides are given the opportunity to do it their way more than ever.  Whilst a wedding may require extreme planning and care, the option to choose a spontaneous, laid back affair is gaining popularity, and fast! 

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Bridal jewellery

Colourful gems - The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Bridal jewellery

Accessorising your bridal look with the right jewellery is an art form. Knowing whether to pick that vintage heirloom piece, simple pearl earrings or a sparkly tiara to go with your dress is key to creating the perfect bridal style.

That’s why the Wedding Team at the luxury online jeweller TheDiamondStore.co.uk have created this ultimate bridal jewellery guide exclusive for Vows and Venues. Stick to these 10 rules and you’ll walk down the aisle looking beautiful and elegant.


How to plan a non-traditional wedding for brides who hate weddings

From the designer dress right down to their something blue, many brides will have their perfect wedding planned before they have even met their future husband. However more and more women are becoming increasingly agitated at the thought of a fairy-tale wedding and now is a better time than ever to get planning an out of the ordinary day which will give your guests something to talk about. 

Picture perfect for your wedding day

On your wedding day, you want everything to be just perfect. From the weather, cake, dress to makeup.  

We all have an idea how we want to look on the day but  when it comes to the wedding photos; it can be a daunting experience.  How do you look picture perfect with a confident smile?

There is no point in having the perfect lipstick shade for your complexion,  when you your teeth are the same colour as your fake tan!    A very visible part of your appearance in photos, your teeth need to be a big part of your big bridal beauty routine.

Photo Perfect Teeth

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: 


Give your skin that beautiful bridal glow with Clinicbe’s Deep Cleansing Facial Treatment

Every woman at some point in their lives suffers from bad skin, but having a breakout on the big day is certainly not an option for any bride-to-be. Aside from the frantic flower buying and dress shopping, a bride should be glowing from the inside out, but how does one get that utterly flawless wedding-day skin? Clinicbe®, London’s eminent holistic wellbeing clinic,has the answer with its BAKEL Deep Cleansing Facial, which will have the

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Cake – Moddershall Oaks

From the wedding venue to wedding vows, from the wedding dress to flower arrangements, there are so many opportunities to make your special day unique to you. However, the cake is an opportunity that often gets overlooked. Many people naturally gravitate to the traditional white wedding cake without a moment’s thought, but with less traditional options growing in popularity there’s plenty of creative inspiration out there.

The perfect wedding dress shopping experience

Vivienne Smith Dress Designer, Sophie Louise Bridal Boutique in Boston Spa, just outside Leeds

 

Looking for that perfect wedding dress shopping experience where you don’t feel rushed, where you’re the only bride in the shop, all the attention is on you & you’re free to try on all the dresses you want? All wrapped up with amazing customer service and an honest eye for style & detail? Then look no further, Sophie Louise Bridal Boutique in Boston Spa, just outside of Leeds, is the place for you and it will be well worth the trip!

This established boutique is owned and operated by local dress designer, Vivienne Smith who has been designing dresses since 1980. Renowned for quality, exceptional service and unique dresses within a picturesque location with excellent transport links, Sophie Louise is ideally placed to serve brides from every corner of the UK.

Choosing the veil for you

Choosing the veil for you

 

The ultimate bridal accessory still remains the veil and with a vast amount of styles out there it can feel like an overwhelming task when trying to choose the right one! Finding the perfect veil is a bit like finding the perfect dress, you just know when you nd it! To make your job a whole lot easier I’ve compiled my top tips on what to look out for in your hunt for accessorizing your gown to perfection.

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Essential wedding trends for 2017

Essential wedding trends for 2017 image of bouqet

2017 might sound like a long way away but the months are flying by and if you’re getting married next year now is a good time to start looking at emerging trends to ensure you’re on top of what’s hot and what’s not in the world of wedding fashion. 

Bridal Fashion Week Spring 2017 has been and gone and it’s left us with many inspiring, sophisticated and simply stunning ideas about next year’s bridal fashion trends. If 2017 is the year your big day is taking place, take a look at the following to wedding trend being dubbed as hot for next year.


Bridal Wear By Esme

Bridal Wear by Esme Ronald Joyce

Having been established for 30 years we can offer a wealth of knowledge in helping you choose your dream wedding dress.

We carry a large stock of wedding gowns from leading designers which include Ronald Joyce, Mori Lee and Ellis, also the Mori Lee Julietta range which is especially for sizes 16 and above.

We are stockists of the Amanda Wyatt bridesmaid collection which comes in flowergirl sizes age 2-10 years, teenagers 11-15 years and adult sizes all to match.


Elite accessories showcased at White Gallery London

Elite accessories showcased at White Gallery London

White Gallery London is established as the go-to destination to discover the latest bridal trends from the world’s finest designers, and it doesn’t stop at the dress. Showcasing a hand-picked selection of footwear and accessories from elite labels, the UK’s premium bridal trade show offers discerning retailers and press from across the globe the opportunity to discover the perfect finishing touches to complement the hottest bridal trends of the season.

Signs you’re becoming a bridezilla and how to overcome wedding planning monsters!

Planning a wedding can naturally get fraught at times. After all it’s the one of the biggest days of your life and you want everything to be perfect. As the big day edges closer, it’s natural for the bride to get a little anxious, especially if everything isn’t in place. Though if a little healthy apprehension turns into the soon-to-be-bride being intolerably demanding, an irrational bridezilla could be rearing its head and it’s time to step back and asses your behaviour.