Choosing a theme is the first and arguably one of the most crucial parts of your wedding planning, but it can be difficult to know where to start. No need to panic though, as we’ve put together this useful guide to help you choose a theme that reflects you and your partner and will wow your guests.
Choosing Your Maid-of-Honour, Bridesmaids & Best Man
Asking a good friend to be a bridesmaid is a special honour for them. Their role will be to support the bride and take away some of her stress. There are no hard-and-fast rules about how many a bride should choose; often that decision is based on the size of the wedding and venue.
Summer weddings are wonderful, the weather typically allows for many possible outdoor locations, a huge selection of beautiful flowers and long summer days, so you can celebrate late into the evening with the sun still shining bright. If you’ve taken on the role of helping your daughter or son with their summer wedding plans, you might find these tips and ideas useful in getting started.
Even though it might feel like it, winter isn’t quite here yet, but it’s definitely on the way. The first official day of winter is the 22nd of December and despite the bitter cold English weather, it can be a lovely time for a wedding. If you’ve been invited to a winter wedding for the upcoming season and you’re not sure what to wear, we hope you find this article helpful.
The day you walk up the aisle with your family and friends watching on, will be the happiest day of your life. A day that no doubt will have taken months of planning, to ensure that everything is as special as you had imagined it to be. During the planning stages, it’s likely that some of the most important people in your life will have offered their advice and assistance, taking care of all the small things and keeping you calm and composed, as you slip on your wedding dress. But how do you thank these people adequately?
If you struggle with body image and you’re not sure where to start, then this article is for you. Here are some top styling tips for the fuller figure.
With magazines, TV and social media full of models who appear to have the ‘perfect’ figure, it’s easy to forget that not everyone is an off-the-peg size. Did you know that 45% of British women are sizes 16 plus?
Although typically 16+ is considered ‘plus-size’, it really is open for debate as to where this label begins; many designers have shown that sizing is not universal.
Corsages have been adding flower power to dresses, hair and wedding wardrobes for centuries.
In the 1700s it was thought wearing flowers on the body would ward off evil spirits and disease.
A design detail involving folds or pleats of material – why not give your outfit a swoosh with ruche.
Lighter than light, like a mousse, the ruche is an ancient sewing technique which comes from the French word to plait and is a stylish silhouette-enhancing detail on outfits at Compton House.