Every bride-to-be deserves a make-up splurge in the run up to the big day – and these coo-worthy eyeshadow palettes are just the ticket, says our beauty expert, Emily Berryman…

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Best for a multitude of looks.…

Clarins – The Essentials Mineral & Plant Extracts Eye Make-Up Palette £35

This gorgeous winter limited edition lands on Clarins counters this month – so be sure to snap it up quick! Containing 10 super-wearable shades in both matte and satin finishes – whether you are going nude and improved or sexy and smouldering with your wedding make-up, this stylish collection has it covered.

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Best for autumnal tones…

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Zoeva – Cocoa Blend Palette, £15.50

Like a chocolate box crammed full of yummy treats – this glamourous palette houses 10 tempting shadows – from delicate nougats to rich truffle tones – which will enhance all eye colours. Ideal for autumn-themed nuptials, refreshingly this is one beauty buy that’s not bad on the wedding fund either!


Best for day to night fabulousness…

Clinique – Wear Everywhere Greys All About Shadow Palette £32

When it comes to eye make-up, we’re firm believers that anything overly glittery or ‘fashion forward’ should be kept to the dance floor – not the aisle – and this chic palette has timeless written all over it. Containing eight mix-and-match grey-based shades – from the softest mushroom to the darkest gunmetal – it is perfect for creating a pretty day time or really vamping it up for your evening reception.


Best for brides on a budget….

Essence All About – Vintage Eyeshadow £3.99 

Providing amazing results for such a bargain-basement price-tag, this sweet little vintage-inspired palette contains eight essential shades – plus simple tips on how to use them on the back. Great for slipping into your bridal clutch – this is how to save without scrimping on style.

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Best for professional results…

DMFA – Pinks & Purples Palette £98 

If you can avert your blinkers from the hefty price, this covetable offering from the beauty insiders’ go-to brand is just perfect for bagging romantic winter looks. Showcasing nine neutral and plum eyeshadows (which look dynamite on brown eyes) – plus two perky pink blushes – the shades also make brilliant eyeliners if you apply them wet!

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Best for a modern smoky eye…

Elizabeth Arden – Beautiful Colour Golden Opulence Eye Shadow Quad £26

Another great limited edition to check out this season, this sophisticated foursome includes classic bridal shades of soft chocolate brown and sparkling champagne tones – along with an amazing deep emerald shade which really make those peepers pop! A little gift-to-self, no?

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Now you’ve found the perfect eyeshadow palette, don’t forget to check out the 10 rules of wedding make-up you should know to make sure your overall look is seriously beautiful!