We love keeping up to date with our brides and letting newly engaged couples know exactly what to expect with the latest wedding statistics. That's why we've put together a 2017 wedding report of 7,500 brides who got married last year, to give you the inside scoop on what to expect while wedding planning. How do your numbers stack up?
The actual logistics of getting married can be a bit confusing, so we've come up with some frequently asked questions, such as "how many people sign the wedding register?" and "how many witnesses do I need?" to get you on the right track.
Weddings have long been a very formal affair with rules and regulations, especially where ceremonies are concerned. Couples designing their own personal wedding day face brick walls when it comes to the ceremony, finding that there is little flexibility with the traditional approach, but that is where celebrants come in.
Your confetti moment is one of the best parts of the wedding day (not to mention the great photos), but what are the differences between petal and paper confetti? And why are some venues becoming more and more strict on confetti? We've been chatting to Photography by Sally-Anne, who's given us all the inside info on wedding confetti and when you can and can't use it.
Vintage themed weddings have been extremely popular over the last couple of years, which has come hand in hand with a trend towards vintage styled engagement and wedding rings. Brides and grooms are either choosing a new ring that has a vintage style, going for a truly vintage ring by scouring antique shops or being given family heirlooms.
During the reign of Queen Victoria, the British Empire had access to the diamond mines of the day, including mines in India and South Africa; during this era there was an increase in the amount of diamond set rings and towards maximising sparkle! This style was emphasised further by a mill-grain setting (shown above and below), filling the band to maximise the diamond and making it appear larger.Read More
Ever wondered what the ultimate wedding abroad would be?
Well how about your own private island in the Bahamas, 10 of your closest friends and your very own chapel set in the middle of pristine white beaches? Sounds good right?
Well throw in 12 staff including chefs, butlers, a maid service and a gardener; you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve turned into Richard Branson.
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