Blog - Supplier Spotlights

5 Minutes with . . . Blackwell’s Butchers

Blackwell’s Butchers has always had a cult following of its own. Famed not only for its meats, the service and artisan lines from local producers also set it worlds apart from your everyday village butcher shop. Having provided a wedding catering service for a number of years, the acquisition of their cool Street Food Van brings a new and exciting concept to […] Read more >

5 Minutes with . . . The Light Shack

Dave O’Donnell is one of those beachy, relaxed, creative types that, shortly after meeting him, makes you decide you want his lifestyle. Tucked away in a suite of studios rented out to fellow artisans of various crafts, passion for his work pours out of him, and he spends his days working out amazing new concepts for handcrafted illuminated retro and rusted signage […] Read more >

Made In England – Kate Fearnley Bridal

Kate Fearnley is a fashion designer who’s bespoke designs and beautiful women’s clothing has been spotted on celebrities such as Alexandra Burke, Girls Aloud, The Saturday’s and many more. In 2010 she won Cosmopolitans Fashion Entrepreneur Award and this year Kate has launched her first official bridal collection. Tell us about your background in fashion and design? I come from a very […] Read more >

5 Minutes With . . . TipiChic & Lovedubcars Ltd.

Run by James and Rachel from their beautiful home in Middleton St George, TipiChic and Lovedubcars are both businesses born out of passion. They have grown from strength to strength, and not only do they run the business professionally and efficiently, but with genuine excitement and love every day. “Following our infamous pub night ten years ago where we set our hearts […] Read more >

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 >

5 Minutes with . . . coolblu

Picture this. You’ve found your perfect venue – maybe it has family ties, maybe it’s sticking within a small budget, maybe it’s the only venue that can host your volume of guests, but something is lacking. Sparkle. Magic. Wow-factor. It doesn’t quite say “best day of our lives”, and needs an injection of pow. Don’t sweat it – coolblu have seriously got […] 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 >