Celtic Bride Style

The Celtic Bride: The Dress

Posted on
Sometimes all a bride wants is to feel like she’s in a fairy tale. She wants to wear delicate accents and lines. She wants to create a picturesque memory. She wants to act as though she’s walking through the luscious, green hills of Ireland. Or strolling through the crisp, Scottish air in Edinburgh . She wants to turn back the clock to the time of the Renaissance ways. If you’re inspired by fantastical accessories, modest and luxurious silhouettes and storybook style then you just may be a Read more [...]

Grecian

The Grecian Bride: The Dress

Posted on
Sometimes all a bride wants is to feel richly inspired. She wants to walk down the aisle with ivy in her hair. She wants her body wrapped in the most beautiful of fabrics. She wants to feel luxurious and spoiled. And she wants to look like the bridal goddess she so desires. Feeling like they walked right out of the history books, sometimes a bride wants the glamour and unique quality of European flair. If you’re inspired by delicate accessories, flowing fabrics and old age spirits then you just Read more [...]

Donna Crain

Vintage Inspired Bridal Hair Accessories

Posted on
Encrusted with dazzling rhinestones and silver sequins, many a guest at The National Wedding Show preview at the Lansdowne Club were dazzled with Donna Crain's headpieces. These vintage inspired How did Donna Crain get going? Approx. 3 years ago. Were you always aiming to enter the wedding market? Yes - I love the fact that I am able to play a part in making a bride look special on her big day. I'm shamelessly seduced by beauty in all its guises. I just can't help myself. Creating beautiful Read more [...]

Brooch Bouquet

Beautifully Bright Brooch Bouquets

Posted on
With the growing trend of brooch bouquets, we speak to Katherine of K.C's Table Art and Brooch Bouquets to find out more about her designs, her perfect bride and exiting events she'll be attending soon. How did K.C.’s get going? K.C's Table Art and Brooch Bouquets was set two years ago. After 15 years in the City and the arrival of my little ones I was ready to let out my creative side. I helped several friends plan their weddings and noticed a gap in the market for luxury alternatives Read more [...]

Grecian Bride Field

Grecian Inspired Bridal Style

Posted on
As time goes on, we look back to the past for influence on our lives today. The same goes for fashion, and bridal wear is certainly no exception. Ancient Greece has influenced the present in a variety of ways from architecture to politics, from literature to philosophy, and it doesn’t just stop there. When it comes to clothing, Grecians gave quite an impression on us, especially within the realms of bridal wear. Ancient Greek Clothing Women in this time wore sleeveless tunics called chitons, Read more [...]

Summer Flowers

10 Flowers for a Summer Wedding Bouquet

Posted on
Summer brides are immensely fortunate for a number of reasons, and not just because of the balmy weather! The abundant blooms that pour forth from every corner during this season are perfect for incorporating into one's wedding decor; especially bouquets for the bride and her wedding party, and corsages for honoured guests. Photo: Flower Factor From classic, elegant flowers to cheerful wild blossoms, there are undoubtedly some summertime treasures that you can use for your special day. But which Read more [...]

Beach Bride Final Look

The Beach Bride: The Final Look

Posted on
Sometimes all a bride really wants is to feel like herself. She wants to be at her purest and most organic. She doesn’t want heels on her feet – she wants sand between her toes. She wants to feel the ocean breeze on her face. She wants to smell the salty air and watch the ocean waves roll in. She wants to make sure she and her husband-to-be get to start their holiday a little bit early. As the suns shines through the clouds, she wants to say, “I do,” on the most beautiful of beaches. If Read more [...]

Celtic Jewellery

Celtic Magic: Wedding Jewellery Inspired by the Emerald Isle

Posted on
Swathed in mystery and legend, Ireland is the birthplace of some of Europe's most gorgeous tales of myth, legend, and magic. With its crumbling castles and ancient hill forts, it doesn't take much to imagine what the land was like when it was filled with story-weavers, Druids, and heroes like Cú Chulainn. If you're planning a wedding that's inspired by the magic and beauty of Ireland, then there's a wealth of gorgeous Celtic jewellery available for you to add to your trousseau. Keep in mind that Read more [...]

Bridesmaids Boutique

A Boutique for Bridesmaids… ONLY!

Posted on
We all know that the bride should be the centre of attention at her own wedding and, as you'll know from our bridal style guides, there are a wealth of possibilities open to brides-to-be. But, we're changing tack today to focus on the important ladies supporting all of you out there - your bridesmaids! Bridal boutiques certainly reflect the accepted reality that the bride should be the centre of attention, but this isn't always a good thing. Most shops and boutiques providing dresses for bridesmaids Read more [...]

Beach Hair

The Beach Bride: Hair & Makeup

Posted on
Sometimes all a bride really wants is to feel like herself. She wants to be at her purest and most organic. She doesn’t want heels on her feet – she wants sand between her toes. She wants to feel the ocean breeze on her face. She wants to smell the salty air and watch the ocean waves roll in. She wants to make sure she and her husband-to-be get to start their holiday a little bit early. As the suns shines through the clouds, she wants to say, “I do,” on the most beautiful of beaches. If Read more [...]

Lansdowne Club Preview

National Wedding Show Preview at The Lansdowne Club

Posted on
On the weekend of the 27th-29th September, The National Wedding Show will be opening its doors for the second time this year. Quickly becoming the bi-annual go-to for brides-to-be, The National Wedding Show is set to impress once again. Following the preview at the Lansdowne Club on Tuesday 30th July, it appears that newly engaged ladies have a lot to get excited about in the run-up to the bridal event of the season. Despite there being a small selection of around 30 exhibitors at the preview, Read more [...]

Beach Accessories

The Beach Bride: The Accessories

Posted on
Sometimes all a bride really wants is to feel like herself. She wants to be at her purest and most organic. She doesn’t want heels on her feet – she wants sand between her toes. She wants to feel the ocean breeze on her face. She wants to smell the salty air and watch the ocean waves roll in. She wants to make sure she and her husband-to-be get to start their holiday a little bit early. As the suns shines through the clouds, she wants to say, “I do,” on the most beautiful of beaches. If Read more [...]