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Five movie wedding themes you have to consider for your big day

We love a movie wedding here at Guides for Brides HQ, so we’ve come up with a list of our absolute favourites and how you can re-create them for your big day – whether you’re channeling your inner Cinderella or catching the Hogwarts Express, we’ve got you covered.


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Europe’s most romantic hotel: Palazzo Avino – our favourite things

Palazzo Avino was judged to be the most romantic hotel in Europe. Nestled in Ravello, high above the Amalfi Coast in Italy it is the perfect place for a romantic honeymoon or a fairytale wedding. A picture can say a thousand words so here is a round up of a few of our favourites so you can judge for yourself:

Palazzo Avino

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White Gold Vs. Platinum: The myths and realities

White gold engagement and wedding rings have long been popular as a cheaper platinum alternative, but what exactly is white gold and what are the positives and negatives to choosing it for your ring? Engagement ring obsessive Ruth Donaldson of Heirloom London gets us up to speed with some common misconceptions about white gold and it’s big sister, platinum. 

US bride and grooms hand with silver rings

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Proposing to your bridesmaids: 6 gorgeous gift ideas

Asking your best girls to be at your side on your wedding day is one of the most exciting wedding planning moments. They will be so touched to have been asked and will be keen to help you out with wedding and hen party planning, adding a little fun to this otherwise stressful process. Brides-to-be are always looking for beautiful and unique ways to ask their girls to be part of their #BrideTribe, so Guides for Brides have come up with some great little gift ideas. We’ve teamed up with Getting Personal to offer you the chance to WIN a £50 voucher and get your hands on these goodies – all you need to do is leave a review of one of your wedding suppliers on and you’ll be automatically entered.

Proposing to your bridesmaids: 6 gorgeous gifts

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Why you should vote for your favourite wedding supplier in the GfB Customer Service Awards!

It’s that time of year again brides-to-be… The Guides for Brides Customer Service Awards! The one night of the year where your wedding suppliers get dressed up and head into central London for an evening of award winning, and raising a glass to the other fantastic wedding businesses in their category. Every year, Guides for Brides host the Customer Service Awards, where suppliers from Bridal Boutiques to Cake Makers compete to be crowned number one customer service provider in their category. It is the perfect opportunity for suppliers to stand out amongst their peers, and be recognised for all their hard work – with a glass of champers in hand, too!

Bride trying on dress in shop with two assistants

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WIN Rosalind Bridal Headband worth £110

Guides for Brides have teamed up with online boutique Gift Wrapped & Gorgeous to give one lucky bride the chance to win a stunning Rosalind Bridal Headband, worth £110. This sparkly headband is the perfect hair accessory for the glamorous bride, featuring 8mm round sew-on Swarovski crystals, edged with tiny twinkling silver seed beads.

        WIN Rosalind Bridal Headband worth £100

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Royal Wedding Venues: Some of our Favourites

Historic wedding venues are both beautiful and fascinating – you’ll feel like you’ve been taken back in time as soon as you step inside, and your guests will love finding out about the rich history behind your venue. If you really want to impress, choose a venue that was, or still is, used by the royal family; you’ll feel like a veritable princess marrying your prince. Not only does a royal wedding venue ooze glamour, but you’ll love letting your mind wander to the past Lords and Ladies that once frequented the very same place you are celebrating your wedding. We’ve come up with a list of some of our favourite royal wedding venues to get you inspired: 

Royal Wedding Venues Knowsley Hall

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Our Autumnal Wedding Inspiration

The days are drawing in earlier and it’s got us feeling all autumnal here at Guides for Brides HQ, so we’ve put together our favourite Pinterest inspiration for the perfect autumnal wedding day! Grab a cuppa and get lost in those gorgeous orange tones. 

beautiful couple walking in the autumn lawn

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10 #WeddingPlanningProblems that every bride-to-be experiences

Wedding planning is a stressful time, and it’s easy to feel like you’re losing your grasp on a non-wedding planning reality. The date is approaching, your Mother-in-law has made another one of her “helpful” suggestions, and you’re just not sure how long you’re going to be able to fight off your inner Bridezilla. We get it. But don’t worry, because Twitter is here to remind us that you’re not the only one experiencing these #WeddingPlanningProblems:

1. Know one will ever know. 


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Inspiration for the Boho Bride

It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful bride than one surrounded by twinkling fairy lights and bunches of wild, bohemian-style flowers. Boho weddings are amazing during the summer months, and they’re something that you and your guests will never forget, so we’ve gathered together some gorgeous ideas to get you inspired…

boho wedding

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