The Vintage Inspired Bride

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silver crystal tiara halo

Planning for a vintage themed wedding may seem straight forward but have you thought of all your vintage inspired accessories? The best accessory a bride can have are her hair accessories and what better way to show your vintage inspired theme? Our personal favourite is the bird cage veil. The birdcage veil first became popular in the 1940s and remains … Read More

Wedding Keepsakes and Lucky Charms

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good luck charms

A lot of people wonder about giving the bride a small little good luck token on the day of the wedding but are unsure what to get. Bustle pins are a lovely little gift to give to the bride so that she can pin her train up while she’s on the dancefloor! Most bustle pins will come with diamantes or … Read More

Illusion Wedding Gowns – What to Wear Underneath

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illusion wedding gown

Illusion wedding gowns are a really popular style dress and brides are going crazy over them, although I’m not surprised; they’re stunning! If you don’t know what an illusion dress is, it’s a dress with a low cut neckline. This can be the back or front of the gown. A very sheer fabric is then used to give the dress … Read More

Must haves for your bridal nightwear.

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Some brides may forget but your bridal nightwear is just as important as all your other wedding necessities. Be prepared and think about your wedding nightwear in advance so you won’t stress the week before the wedding about not having anything to wear. After all, this is your first night together as a married couple! Your nightwear should be special … Read More

Dying Lace Shoes…

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There are a few things you need to be aware of when having a pair of lace shoes dyed. Having a pair of lace shoes can give you a stunning vintage look and they will look even better when dyed to match your outfit! If you have a plain dress, you may decide to have a pair of lace shoes … Read More

Why Wear A Veil On Your Wedding Day

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Veils are a ‘once in a life time’ accessory and nothing says ‘bride’ more than a veil. But why do you wear a veil on your wedding day? A veil is used to symbolise a bride’s virginity, modesty and purity. There are a few different origins of a veil: The tradition of wearing a veil dates back to the Ancient … Read More

Why Do Brides Wear A Garter?

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Many brides choose to wear a garter on her wedding day. But where did the garter tradition come from? Read on to find out all you need to know about bridal garters. Wearing a garter is thought to be one of the oldest wedding traditions still going. The tradition came from the 14th century when owning a piece of the … Read More

20 Top Wedding Traditions Explained

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Everyone knows there are many wedding traditions that people choose to follow but do you know where these traditions originate from? Here are our 20 top wedding traditions explained: 1.    It’s called your ‘Ring Finger’ for a reason. It is believed that you wear your wedding ring on your fourth finger on your left hand because it is the only … Read More

Open Evening’s: Free wedding hair and make up trials. Essex

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Free bridal hair trial opening evening

On every last Tuesday of the month (last one this year October 25th), we hold a special open evening for all those brides out there! We offer FREE!, yes free wedding hair trials and there’s no need to book either! First come first served on these busy nights! The only exception is that you must state that you are coming … Read More

The Perfect Wedding Gift

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Bridal keep sake pins and charms

It can be hard to find the perfect gift to give to the newly wed. A lot of people give them something for their house whilst others want to give them something of sentimental value. If you’re stuck for ideas then you’ve come to the right place! If you’re looking at buying them something for luck the most traditional gift … Read More