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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.

When you've got a family member missing or an extended family of second partners, top table planning can feel an impossible task… sometimes even more so than the dreaded guests seating plan! Not any more though, thanks to our handy guide to take the headaches out of your wedding table plans and make planning your big day a breeze!

Help! Top table planning for unconventional families

If we told you organising seating plans was easy, we’d be lying. And when your family doesn’t fit into the cookie cutter roles that...

What to do if you don’t want to give a speech

Speeches may be traditional, but they’re not for everyone. We’re here to help you plan your dream wedding – speeches or no speeches, so...
5 top tips for buying her lingerie this Valentine’s Day so that her eyes light up for the best reasons when she opens the most personal and romantic gift

5 top tips for buying her lingerie this Valentine’s Day

It's something only you are lucky enough to be able to gift to her, which makes buying lingerie a pretty romantic Valentine's present... when...
We give you the perfect excuse for pampering with this 5-step bridal beauty bootcamp to get your glow ahead of the big day!

5-step bridal beauty bootcamp!

We give you the perfect excuse to pamper (just in case you needed one!) You’ll be hard pressed to persuade us that anything but a...
Get your guest list sorted for good with our top tips. In a few simple steps, you'll know who to invite to your wedding and how and where to draw the line

Who should I invite to my wedding?

Your all-important questions about who to invite and put on your guest list, answered! Struggling to sleep because you still haven't sorted your guest list even...
10 confessions of a real-life destination wedding bride including bridezilla moments, complete changes of plans, momentary meltdowns and the perfect day!

10 confessions of a real-life destination wedding bride

Ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes of a wedding? What drives couples crazy? What nightmares they encounter? Behind the glitz and...
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...

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...

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...

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