Blog - Inspiration

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 >

It’s Just You and Me

Sometimes, there’s is no need for added extras when the day is about you and your partner making a commitment to each other. Minimalism is a sleek, simple and modern elegant style to go for, a traditional white wedding with silky textures. We love the Charlotte Simpson bridal gowns with clean and sophisticated lines to hug the figure. We are also a huge […] 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 >

Crisp Nordic Wedding Style

Nordic style isn’t just for Winter. This is the perfect theme for an outdoor Tipi wedding if you’re looking for stylish minimalist meets woodland rustic. Create this style with crisp ivory materials in soft textures, bringing together your gorgeous gown and veil with the tablecloths at the reception. Clear glass vessels can be simple and cute with twine and herbs wrapped around a […] 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 >

The Elegance of Pink and Rose Gold

We have a very feminine and elegant wedding theme for you this week. A combination of pink and rose gold creates a soft and fairytale-styled wedding that is both traditional and modern. Rose gold is the perfect metallic tone to feature, whether it’s an exquisite belt or hair piece, or sprinkled over a delicious cake. Subtle hints of gold can really tie this theme […] Read more >

The Forest of Enchantment

When photographer Lissa Alexandra sent us this alternative bridal shoot, we were fixated. The drama of the moody setting and mysterious, edgy styling reminded us of something from the likes of Game of Thrones. This is the ultimate inspiration for a woodland wedding with a touch of drama! Lissa says, “In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales lies a hidden treasure of mystery […] Read more >

From Paris, With Love

Nous aimons Paris. We love Paris. We daydream of a romantic walk through the exquisite streets with the Eiffel Tower rising above the shops. This is a theme that is vintage chic, with plenty of pastel tones in blue, pink and gold. Recreate the romance of the Pont des Arts with locks for your guests to sign, or create mini-picnic with french bread, cheese […] Read more >