Based upon the story of the Town Mouse and the Country Mouse, this blog brings together the best of the the chic, elegant style of the city wedding and the home made, rustic, country styled wedding.
Your invitations are the first crumb in the trail for your guests to find out about your wedding. Don’t be timid about making a statement and give them a taste of what is to come.
The Location you choose for your wedding is the canvas upon which you paint the picture of your wedding. Sometimes the simple city, or simple countryside is enough of a backdrop to encompass the style of your wedding.
With your location decided, your venue is next, the central city hotel is a pricey but luxury choice for the city wedding, but equally a town hall, library, or converted warehouse will bring the urban edge you are looking for. The country wedding should be based outside in the open air, but a marquee is a great if the heavens open or if your looking for somewhere to gather and catch up with old friends.
Wedding dresses are very personal and the style of the city and country wedding dresses are not actually polls apart. Find something you feel comfortable and happy in, and naturally it will be the right style for your wedding.
Get your men in check and involve them in the style as well. The classic suit is perfect for the metropolitan man, and equally a bit of tweed and tie, makes the country gentleman look his best.
Choosing your bridesmaids’ dresses is hard enough without trying to include your wedding style. Both city and country bridesmaid dresses should be simple and minimalistic. They are not there to compete with you, the bride, for the ‘Best looking of the day’; they are there to support her.
Your wedding cake style is all about personal taste, literally. Try to involve your surroundings, in the city with a simple design and angular edges, and in the country with fresh flowers.
Your wedding style, at the end of the day, wants to resemble you and your husband to be. There is no point in spending your life’s savings on a wedding that represents you in no way at all. Whether you are the city princess or the country charm, you can learn a little from the other, and make your wedding your perfect style.