Dress Your Wedding Party in Style

Dress Your Wedding Party in Style

Milda Chellingsworth, Founder of Styling For You shares her unique tips and advice on creating the ultimate wedding party look

Were you inspired by the two royal weddings this year?  Are you still trying to figure out how they ran so smoothly whilst the entire wedding party managed to look relaxed and effortlessly stylish? It wasn't just the Mother of the Bride & Groom but the wider family entourage that were coordinated in a successful and super subtle manner. And their secret is rather simple.

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 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.

Transforming a barn into a warm and romantic venue Marshall Meadows night terrace credit pictorial photography


Are you looking to get married in a location that can be made to look and feel just how you want it to?

Barns are perfect as they are often a blank canvas, giving you the scope to have your wedding styled exactly how you always imagined, however their size alone can be daunting.  Lindsey Hunter of Get Knotted gives us her recipe for transforming a barn from blank and chilly to warm and romantic. Marshall Meadows night terrace credit pictorial photography

Say “I (hair-) do”! The Chapel’s Guide to the best in classic bridal hairstyles

Summer is on it’s way, which means we are coming into wedding season! Fretting about how to fix those locks, or fussing over which style to go for? Top stylist, Gary Russell is on hand to give you all the advice you’ll need. So whether you are preparing for your big day this year, or just getting some ideas for when the time comes, The Chapel have rounded up some of the most popular and on trend wedding day styles for you.

The Classic Bun

Flowerstyle Manchester

Flowerstyle Manchester

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. It’s a day to be remembered and treasured. Let Flowerstyle help create some of the magic for your perfect day. Flowers play an important role as they set a scene, add style and create moods. They help to fix your colour theme and provide finishing touches to the wedding outfits.

We will cover everything from including the bridal and bridesmaid bouquets, wedding party corsages and boutonnieres, wedding ceremony displays, wedding function suite floral arrangements, table centre-pieces and any other finishing touches you may require.

The Best Western Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham making the most of your wedding budget


One of the most difficult parts to a wedding can be monitoring the budget.  With the average budget often overstepping the £20,000 mark and a wealth of amazing wedding choices to make, it can be difficult to know where you can save money in your budget - whilst still getting the dream style you want for your big day. We work with bridal parties of all sizes and budgets, and have learnt a thing or two about saving them money where nobody will notice, whilst investing the money where it really counts.

Choose the Perfect Wedding Ring to Suit Your Engagement Ring

Choose the Perfect Wedding Ring to Suit Your Engagement Ring by The London Victorian Ring Company

The London Victorian Ring Company have put together their top tips for choosing the perfect wedding ring to suit your engagement ring. Make that special decision a thoughtful and memorable one. With over 125 years’ of experience in designing beautiful vintage style rings, the jewellery is handmade by expert UK craftsmen to exclusive designs from The London Victorian Ring Company.  

Match the Metals: Each precious metal ages in its own unique way over time. To keep your engagement ring and wedding ring looking their best together over the years, we recommend choosing the same metal for both rings. So if your engagement ring is in platinum, then select a platinum wedding ring.

Your engagement ring is the ultimate token of love, so have you ever thought about where the gold and diamonds might come from?

Cred Jewellery your engagement ring is the ultimate token of love

The UK’s original Fairtrade jewellery brand Cred Jewellery has released a brand new collection of elegant, yet ethical engagement rings – perfect if you’re looking for a unique ring with a unique story. Made completely from Peruvian Fairtrade gold and fully traceable Canadian diamonds, Cred Jewellery’s Clara collection comprises five stunning designs to suit any woman’s style…

For the ultimate statement, opt for the 18ct Fairtrade white gold Clara Halo Solitaire where a crescent of shimmering pavé diamonds surround a scintillating one-carat Canadian diamond. Or to suit a more delicate style, the Clara Petit Gemme Ring is the sweetest token of love with three diamonds to represent a couple’s past, present and future together.

A wedding as individual as you

A wedding as individual as you


There’s a reason why your wedding day is called your Big Day. It’s the only occasion in your life when you’ll have all the people you love in the same room on the same day. It’s the most extraordinary feeling for any couple. Your dedicated wedding team at the Preston Marriott Hotel will make sure that your day is the perfect expression of who you are.

After years of proudly hosting weddings, we understand that what is most important is that you have your day your way. Our wedding packages start from £2,750 and are based on a minimum spend, not maximum numbers or set packages.

The Crystal Diva collection luxury eyewear

Crystal Diva

Are you a bride who dreams of wearing glasses on the big day? Are you worried they’re just not special enough to sparkle alongside your dream wedding dress?

The Crystal Diva collection, from luxury eyewear brand Silhouette, is the perfect accessory for brides who want to wear their glasses with pride on their big day. These beautiful rimless frames are like a piece of stunning jewellery for the face, ensuring that the bride’s eyes aren’t obscured on the happiest day of her life, and the breath-taking crystal detail will make sure all eyes are on her!

Alexis Dove’s unusual and alternative engagement rings

Alexis Dove’s unusual and alternative engagement rings

Alexis Dove’s unusual and alternative engagement rings are perfect for couples looking for a truly unique and personal piece of jewellery to symbolize their love.

In the picturesque Sussex county town of Lewes, Alexis Dove designs jewellery Alexis invites brides to her workshop to assist her in designing their very own special piece of jewellery incorporating Alexis’ signature vintage style. Brides can choose from a huge selection of Alexis’ precious rare stones and pick the metal and finish they are set in.  This service comes with a glowing recommendation from Olympic Champion Victoria Pendleton who commissioned Alexis Dove to design her own wedding jewellery.

Choosing the right wedding lingerie for your dress

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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.

Top Vintage Bridal Trends for 2016

Top Vintage Bridal Trends for 2016

There has been an indisputable rise in vintage bridal inspiration, with bridal magazines, websites, blogs and even social media websites such as Pinterest becoming full of stunning vintage gown designs, whimsical and rustic venues and classic flower arrangements.

In collaboration with Bride: The Wedding Show at Ascot Racecourse, 12th-13th March 2016, we asked three amazing exhibitors to give us their expert thoughts on upcoming vintage bridal trends that we can expect to see in 2016, as well as what we can look forward to seeing at the show.