For most” brides to be” finding their perfect wedding dress is the most important detail on her full and extensive wedding planning “to do list”. Most brides will spend many weeks and months researching websites, seeking advice and trawling bridal magazines, trying to find… just the right dress. It’s an exciting and stressful time but when they do eventually say “Yes to that dress”! there is an audible sigh of relief many happy tears and much champagne from the whole wedding team! Continue reading “Bride Left, Groom Right, Wedding Guest Centre Stage”
Maybe some of us can remember the day we dropped off our little son or daughter at pre or primary school. They were all excited and nervous, new haircuts and uniforms way too big (“don’t worry you’ll grow into it !”) and you were equally nervous and tearful that they are leaving you. Fast forward many years of ballet, football, school projects, exams and sleep overs and you are now checking your diary and planning for their forthcoming graduation ceremony. Continue reading “Special Occasion Dresses for Graduation Day”
Did you know that at the last count there were well over 230,000 weddings in the UK last year. But this year being a Leap Year those figures could increase with brave Brides to Be getting down on one knee and popping the question to their maybe hesitant Groom! Continue reading “A Leap Of Faith”
What does one wear to a Royal Garden party? That’s the first question most women ask when that all-important invitation arrives in the post.
It’s one of the most exclusive of UK summer events to be invited to – no pressure then! You can act as cool as a cucumber but it’s inevitably a big deal to be asked to enjoy what will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Continue reading “How to Dress for a Garden Party”
Don’t you think that weddings are just amazing? Two people joined together with all their special and important people around them.
Whether a small or grand affair, it is a time of happiness, love and hope for the future. And what better event to all come together to celebrate and get that warm and fuzzy feeling, than a Royal wedding! Continue reading “Royal Weddings… and us”
Hats and fascinators are undoubtedly a huge part of dressing for a day at the races, but have you ever wondered why they are such a big deal? “Racing was called the sport of kings and for good reason,” as Australian milliner Richard Nylon explains. “It is an expensive sport, so people who could afford to stable, look after horses and pay for people to ride them had a lot of money. With money goes prestige, with prestige goes fashion and, back then, with fashion went hats. It became a way for a lady to display her status and fashionability.”
Getting an invite to a formal British garden party event, such as the Royal Garden Party that takes place every year at Buckingham Palace, is a big deal and an afternoon to cherish forever. It’s important to remember though that these are formal events that you need to dress your absolute best for.
Guide to Wearing a Wedding Hat or Special Occasion Headwear
The thought of wearing a hat to a wedding scares the living daylights out of some people. Many women are convinced that hats don’t suit them when the reality is that they haven’t found the right one for their face shape.
No mother of the bride or groom outfit is complete without some form of accessory, whether that’s a hat, a bag, a purse, or a piece of jewellery. Accessories can make or break your outfit, so knowing how to match them up with your attire correctly, is really useful. Find out how to transform your look in this blog post.