Sunday, January 22, 2017
Bridal Party

Bridal Party

Everyone but the bride - here are all the best ideas for everyone involved in the wedding - fashion, tips, advice, jobs to do and specific roles on the day.

One thing we will say - make it clear to everyone what you expect of them, don't just assume...

Simply choose from our 'Bridal Party' posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro.

Are you a laid-back bride-to-be looking for a dress that is a little more you? Step away from the ball gowns, these relaxed wedding dresses have you covered

11 relaxed wedding dresses for the laid-back bride

If you would never be seen in an elaborate ball gown, why start now? Your wedding day should be completely and utterly you, and that...
Weddings are a day of giving - a bride's father gives her away, the couple give their hearts, and guests give wedding gifts - but how do you ask for them?

Wedding gifts – how to get them right!

Weddings are a day of giving. A father gives his daughter away to her new spouse; the best man gives the rings to the...
Seven products that every bride should carry in her makeup bag (or ask one of her best girls to hang on to) to look their beautiful best on their big day

7 things every bride should carry in her makeup bag

Our real brides are constantly sharing their inspirational, down to earth advice on how they looked their beautiful best. What better than to have...

12 days of wedding planning: your bridesmaids!

A blissful blur of pampering, dreamy dresses and Champagne toasts, surrounded by your best girls – is this how you’re imagining your wedding morning? Your...

Little Mistress’ Occasion Collection for your leading ladies!

RSVP in style with a dress to impress with Little Mistress’ Occasion Collection. This exciting new collection, available from Mid-Jan, sees the introduction of...

What no one ever told you about picking bridesmaid dresses

Any purchasing decision has the potential to cause some headache. Shopping for bridesmaid's dresses is no exception. There are plenty of pitfalls that await...
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something BLUE! Even if you're not a big fan of the colour, you'll love one of these 11 beautiful ideas...

10 beautiful ideas for your something blue

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something BLUE! If you're not big into blue and haven't chosen a blue theme, completing this part of the...
Treat your fiance or your best girls to a festive afternoon tea at Amba Hotel Charing Closs where you can sip bubbly looking out onto Trafalgar Square...

Just engaged? It’s time to treat yourselves, afternoon tea style!

Take time out from shopping and sight seeing to relax with your loved one, treating them to a delicious Afternoon Tea while looking out...

A bridal beauty countdown to your wedding day

Anna Sorbie, bridal hair and beauty specialist, reveals her ultimate bridal beauty countdown to the big day...   It isn’t just the beauty treatments that make...

Step by step chic winter bridal hair up do

Winter Wedding? Our favourite bridal hairstyle for this season is...   For winter brides this season, we're focusing our attention to your HAIR! Soft romantic curls...
While there is a place for staged shots that look exactly that, we think it's time for a modern, more fun approach to group photographs for today's couples

Group photographs: 5 ways to make sure they’re not boring

While there is a place for staged shots that look exactly that and the obligatory group photograph from above, there is also plenty of opportunity...
With so many products, DIY and professional options and styles available, how do you know what bridal makeup will look best on you? These tips will help

Bridal makeup tips from 11 real brides who nailed it

You've bought the dream dress and are ready to marry the love of your life, so it only makes sense that you want to...
Our real couples tell us their weddings pass by in a flash, so we bring you 10 ways to make the most of your wedding countdown to make it last longer!

Your wedding countdown: 10 ways to make the most of the...

If there are two things that our brides tell us time and time again, it’s what we're about to say next. Your wedding day...
Have you forgotten your bridesmaids when you gave your photographer your photo wish list? Here are nine bridesmaid photos you just have to have!

9 bridesmaid photos you absolutely must get with your girls!

Whether you're ready to strike a pose or you're looking for more of a documentary style for your wedding photos, you've probably put together...
Your winter wedding survival guide in three simple steps to make your magical wintery day stress-free and simply stunning!

Your winter wedding survival guide in 3 steps

So you've decided to tie the knot in winter, congratulations! Whether you've chosen it because it's a fantastically festive time or so you can spend...

The must-see multiway dress makeover!

  Flexible, fun, but often floor-length, if you absolutely love the multiway dress trend for your bridesmaids but want something a little different, we’ve found...

Red carpet glam DIY bridal hair at home

The Bridal Blow-Dry at Home - Carl Bembridge   A great blow-dry is one of the quickest ways to transform your look and make you feel a...
Will you let your groom see your wedding dress before the big day, or will you stick to tradition and superstition, keeping it all top secret?

Should your groom see your wedding dress?

It’s a given that your dream dress will be discovered in the company of your best girls, be that your mum, sisters or friends,...
Father of the Bride traditions give him key roles in your wedding day, but as traditions change so do the rules - here are 3 to keep and 3 you can change!

Father of the Bride traditions: 3 to keep and 3 you...

Father of the Bride traditions are steeped in history and date back for centuries or more when it comes to their daughters getting wed. In...
One maid or many, you've chosen your best girls with care - but do your bridesmaids live up to these ultimate bridesmaid goals?

Bridesmaid goals – do your girls match up?

One maid or many, you've chosen your best girls with care. They're a huge part of your wedding day - holding your hand through...