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Wedding Ideas: The Ceremony & Reception

21st Century Old Hollywood

La La Land has shown us that modern musicals can be vibrant, colourful and ever so slightly nostalgic. Taking plenty of cues from big old school Hollywood musicals like Singing in the Rain, we couldn’t help but think that come rain or shine, La La Land would make a fabulous wedding theme – with all the romance you could possibly wish for on your own big day! 

La La Land Guides for Brides Wedding Inspiration

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Picture Perfect Desserts

With the nostalgia of a 1950s ice-cream parlour, pretty pastel takes on the classics are delicious, fun and ready for their close-up! Sweet like sugar and heavy on the sprinkles, we think that playful desserts are a perfect option to be served at a wedding party. Or why not get the girls together to share these with? 

Picture Perfect Desserts Guides for Brides

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Belle of the Ball

Disney have been dropping new posters and teasers for its live adaptation of Beauty & the Beast and our childhood dreams are coming true! The star of the show? That dress. We’ve been seeing more and more of Belle’s iconic ballgown, now restyled and worn by Emma Watson (lucky, lucky girl!) – Let’s take a closer look… 

Beauty and the Beast Guides for Brides Ballgown

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Golden Globes Bride

The word to take away from this year’s Golden Globe awards? WOW! One trend that endures? The white dress. This is great news for brides-to-be! We’ve been taking a trip down memory lane to find iconic ‘could be bridal’ styles.

Golden Globes wedding dresses

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Add 1940s Glitz to your Wedding

Following in Downton Abbey’s footsteps, ITV’s The Halcyon has swept onto our screens promising glamour, bustle and dazzling London society intrigue. Watching Kara Tointon as singer Betsey Day, head to toe in sequins, singing sultrily in the glam hotel bar we couldn’t help but take some cues from the 1940s. Check out our pointers to add some of the decade’s style to your wedding day…

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Our favourite Mercure & MGallery wedding venues

Mercure and MGallery wedding venues offer beautiful spaces across the country to celebrate your wedding day. We’ve come up with some of our favourites to get you inspired for your big day (and share some seriously stunning photographs, too!). 

ardoe house

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7 hygge ideas for a totally hygge wedding

Everyone is going crazy for hygge, warm cosy fires, big knitted socks and flattering candlelight – what’s not to love? So if you (like us) are crazy for hygge, you’ll love our hygge wedding ideas.

Hygge Weddings | Guides for Brides

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14 Festive Ideas for a Christmas Wedding

Getting married this Christmas season? There are so many fun ways to transform your wedding day into a glamorous winter wonderland. From festive food to snowflake confetti, here is all the inspiration you need to plan the perfect Christmas wedding.

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Top Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Music

How you plan to keep your wedding guests entertained is one of the big questions you face when you plan your wedding. While your main focus is on the event of getting married itself, your guests are probably more likely to remember the day based on how much fun they had in the evening rather than anything about the ceremony. That may sound a little harsh, yet it’s true for most of us.

wedding band in field how to choose your wedding music

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Agent F’s top seven tips for making your marquee magical

We’re so excited to welcome boutique florist Agent F as a regular contributor on the Guides for Brides blog! Each month Agent F will be sharing chic and luxurious wedding ideas to get you inspired by all things floral, so don’t forget to look out for the posts on social media! This month, he’s decorating your wedding marquee.

Agent F flowers

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