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Made In England – Bexbrides

Rebecca Lombard-Earl (Bex) is the founder of Bexbrides. Bex is an award winning designer with a fabulous studio in Hurworth just outside Darlington. Bex and her team design made-to-measure bespoke bridal gowns and also provide a specialist customisation and repair service for vintage gowns. Bex offers a wide range of styles to suit every client’s budget and theme and is particularly known […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Beauty with Jenn Edwards

We have got your bridal beauty questions covered. We asked one of our go-to hair and make-up artist Jenn Edwards what’s hot in bridal beauty! Since 2012 Jenn Edwards and her award winning team of 5 professional hair and make-up artists have had the pleasure of styling hair and make-up of over 500 gorgeous brides. They have become known for their ‘natural […] Read more >

The Grooms Guide – Ushers & Groomsmen

Asked your mates to be your ushers or have you been asked, and to be honest … don’t really now what the role entails? More than just showing up in a new suit, the Groom’s back-up-boys do actually have a hand in the day running smoothly. From getting a decent breakfast (and perhaps some Dutch Courage) down the groom to guiding the […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Paperie

So you want to find your perfect wedding stationery, but there is so much choice. Where do you start? Sarah Alexis Stationery answers your paperie questions! Sarah, founder of Sarah Alexis Stationery has always been creative, with a background as a Graphic Designer and a love of all things weddings, especially all things ‘paperie’. Plan your dates for sending your invitation – […] Read more >

5 Minutes with . . . Flowermaiden

North Yorkshire based florist, Flowermaiden work from a studio off Bow Street, Guisborough neighbouring the priory gardens. The idyllic location with private parking provides a perfect place for couples to stop by and discuss their floral ideas. From colours to flower types, sizes and seasons, fragrances, who should have what, to which side do you wear your floral corsages; all your questions […] Read more >

Made In England – Glory Days Bridal

Glory Days was founded by Hayley Claire Neil – dressmaker, costume designer and vintage devotee. Having developed a passion for fashion history and design at an early age, Hayley designed, sewed, sketched and embroidered her way through school, gained a degree in costume design, maker, and embroidered her way through school gained a degree in costume design at the Edinburgh College of Art […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Sugarland

So you want to find your perfect wedding cake, but there are so many different flavours and styles to choose from. Where do you start? Sharon, founder of Sadie May Cakes talks cake shopping and trends. Sharon has always been creative, developing a true passion for cake design and a love for perfecting her client’s visions, especially when it comes to making […] Read more >

An Interview with Watkins-Wright Hairdressing

Watkins-Wright hairdressing provides top quality styling and cutting. Across their five branches in Thirsk, Knaresborough, Great Ayton, Boroughbridge and Kirkbymoorside, the team are trained to consistently high standards of excellence in hairdressing. Kirstin interviewed Amelia and Katie from the Great Ayton salon to get an insight into their top products, styles and trends for your wedding day. Do brides need to be […] Read more >

Multiple Award Wins For North East Wedding Venue, Newton Hall!

Champagne corks are popping at a top North East wedding venue after it scooped four major awards in just three months. Newton Hall, which overlooks the award-winning Northumberland coast and specialises in innovative and creative outdoor weddings, has seen off competition from across Britain to be named Best UK Coastal Venue at the UK Wedding Awards. And the win follows hot on […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Beauty with Laura Mac

We have your beauty questions answered! We asked one of our favourite make-up artists Laura Mac about the latest trends in bridal make-up. Laura Mac trained to become a make-up artist in 2012 at the Academy of Freelance Makeup, London. Her passion for make-up began when she was a dancer surrounded by costume, hair and make-up! Fast forward to now, Laura offers a […] Read more >