I've been so, so excited to get these photos up here from a wedding of a friend in February - it's finally the big reveal! Zoe and Richard married on a rainy February Saturday in St Albans, a place they describe as "not the prettiest...but it's where we went to school, which is where we met and where we fell in love. We couldn't really do it anywhere else." Captured by photographer Joann[...]
A beautiful deep jewel tone blue is one of my favourites. I feel like I can add it to anything. Silver, gold, grey, hot pink, canary yellow - its a beaut. The blues and greys feel very vintage glamourous to me. So when I saw the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris, I thought this could be a really interesting theme, bringing in the iconic romance of Paris.
Spotted this on Pinterest, and thought it was a brilliant idea. That's one way to settle an argument about what you both want....or perhaps it's a rebellion against the traditional pretty, white cake! Beautifully done.
With the height of wedding show season over, the biggest trends for 2012 are clear; floral, lace, pastels, vintage, and (still) Kate Middleton long sleeved gowns. Biggest among the trends and reflective of a lot of the hotly anticipated blockbusters of the next year such as Snow White and the Huntsmen, Mirror Mirror and Hansel and Gretel, it's 'fairytale'. Get the image of Katie Price's gaud[...]
Last year we posted about the emerging trend in weddings, the brooch bouquet, and last weekend at the Miss Vintage Wedding Affair this trend was in full swing. We saw bouquets made out of buttons, brooches and even a few cufflinks thrown in the mix. But my absolute favourite had to be the seashell bouquets. Such beauti[...]
Last week we had melons on the brain, but today we're looking at fruit with a little more punch - lime. As with many bold colours, it's often done best when its teamed with a more understated shade, in this case pale shades of lavender and lilac. The fresh hint of lime, as you would expect, gives the palette a real good kick. Limes on their own can be great elements of the decor. Citrus frui[...]
Get your grooms ready to be dragged round conference centres up and down the country, ladies - the wedding show is in town. Make that 'shows'. January and February are typically the busiest season for wedding fayres, big and small. If you've never been to one, I highly recommend it. Brides and grooms (or brides and mums) get the chance to meet with local suppliers, get style ideas, bag some[...]
It's getting a bit sunny! I'm starting to look forward to Summer now, and one of the most summery things I can think of is picnics and fruit. Not your usual strawberries and cream, but juicy shades of apricot, peach and mint - perfect for a summer wedding. The tones are pale and subtle, not bright and overbearing, which gives it a little bit of a vintage-looking feel - delicate, faded pastels b[...]
We're all thinking about it. It's cold, it's wet, it's windy. Our bank balances are still bruised from Christmas, and all the mince pies are gone. Our only hope is to dream away about sunny beaches and grassy parks as we will ourselves towards spring and summer. Statistically, more couples will have got engaged in December than any other month, so there are a wealth of summer weddings coming ou[...]
Discovery of the day has to be this brutally honest - yet awesome - wedding invitation. Perfect for the no fuss bride and groom! You in or what?