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Maid of Honour or Maid of Stressing Out?

Your bestie is getting married and you’re over the moon for her, you’re pretty sure you’re going to be a bridesmaid so you’re just waiting for the proposal, when she hits you with Maid of Honour. Happy? Terrified? Stressed? We chatted to recent Maid of Honour survivor Rebecca, to see whether being Maid of Honour really is as touching as it sounds, or whether it’s actually a super stressful experience.


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Our Bridal Hairspiration

There are a lot of things to think about when deciding on your bridal hair style: weather problems, durability and the big one – making sure you look great. We’ve been trawling Pinterest to come up with some of our favourite styles. 

October's Hairspiration

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5 ways to add a pop of colour to your wedding day

Break the neutral colour-scheme mould and go for a splash of colour on your big day. Whether you go for creative food choices, brightly coloured flowers or an alternative wedding dress, adding a pop of colour to your big day is simple. We’ve come up with some simple ways to brighten up your day:

6 ways to add a pop of colour to your wedding     

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Why we’re crazy about woodland weddings

Maybe it’s because the days are closing in as autumn arrives, or maybe it’s because there is nothing prettier than a room filled with wildflowers and green foliage, but here at Guides for Brides we are just crazy about woodland themed weddings. We’ve pulled together some stunning woodland wedding ideas to share with you brides-to-be, so get pinning!

woodland weddings

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Our October Picks – we’re in autumn wedding heaven…

October is upon us and that means Autumn is here, and we’re loving it – snuggle up and get inspired by our October wedding picks. 

Our October Picks Wedding Inspiration Autumn

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October Review Prize: TigerLily Jewellery Necklace and Earring Set

Each month we give away a prize to one of you lovely brides, and all you have to do is leave a review on – it’s as easy as that! This month, we’ve teamed up with TigerLily Jewellery to offer one lucky bride the chance to win this stunning pearl necklace and earring set, worth over £45.  


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The National Wedding Show – Some of our Favourites

After an exciting weekend of national wedding shows, as well as one of our own, we’ve come up with a quick post-show round-up of some of our favourite picks from The National Wedding Show at the NEC, Birmingham. This vast show is perfect for getting inspired and enjoying a girly day out with your bridesmaids!  Just in case you missed it, here are our top picks:


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WIN stunning bridal lingerie set by BARE London

Guides for Brides have teamed up with lingerie designer BARE London to offer one lucky bride the chance to win this gorgeous white lace bridal lingerie set. Made with sports styling in mind while keeping a distinctly feminine feel, you’ll feel both comfortable and beautiful on your big day.




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Brides The Show – Our Top Picks

We’ve had an exciting weekend of national wedding shows, as well as one of our own! Up first was Brides The Show, at The Design Centre in Islington. A brilliant show appealing to brides looking for high-end suppliers, or those wanting to catch up with the latest trends. Here is a little round-up of our top picks:


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Top Tips For Choosing Your Wedding Car

Choosing your wedding car is an important decision in the wedding planning process, but with so much choice and so many factors to consider, it can seem totally overwhelming. We’ve chatted to some industry experts and come up with a list of top tips to consider when choosing your wedding car, and what you should look for before making that all-important booking. 

Top Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Car

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