Posts Tagged: inspiration


15
Jan 13

2013 Wedding Trends

Happy New Year! Similar to fashion, wedding trends are constantly changing. Most of our couples opt for a traditional wedding and ignore the fad, but for those of you that want a contemporary and trend driven wedding see the below for 2013 wedding trends – I’m loving them!

 

Coloured wedding shoes

This trend has been going for a while now and I don’t see it stopping anytime soon.

blue wedding shoes

via Fashion Choice

bridesmaids colored wedding shoes

via Fashion Choice

 

Patterns

Leopard print, zebra stripes, and Chevron are big 2013 wedding trends

zebra print weddings

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zebra stripes weddings

via a Wedding Cake Blog

 

Bling

Crystals and bling were a big part of weddings in 2012. I haven’t seen this trend fade in the UK, which I’m glad of as I love a bit of sparkle.

crystal wedding shoes

Studio Rouge

Crystal Trees for weddings

Pearl Pictures

 

Art Deco

I predict Art Deco weddings to be a big wedding trend for 2013. Think lace, pearls, fur, feathers, gorgeous jewelery, and silky materials.

art deco wedding invitations

Ceci NY

art deco weddings

Bridal Style Boutiques

 

Personalisation

Over the past few years weddings have become much more personalised than they used to be. Couples have monograms, they name tables after personal places, people, or things, and  they’re hands on with DIY projects. This year we will see even more personalisation in every wedding across the globe.

via SMP

DIY weddings

FlutterFly Events

DIY weddings in London

FlutterFly Events

 


10
Dec 12

Fabulous Wedding Shoes

Looking fabulous is often a top priority for both the bride and groom. Today I’m going to share some gorgeous wedding shoes some of our brides have worn. Enjoy!

The City Bride

The famous red sole is a perfect pair to any wedding dress. These round toed Christian Louboutins are truly one of a kind but for a slightly cheaper traditional pair of white slippers head over to Benjamin Adams

wedding shoes

Pippa Mackenzie

 

The Chic Bride

These sexy open toed sling backs were designed by the king of shoes: Jimmy Choo. A coloured wedding shoe is very sexy, fun, and playful. For a cheaper alternative to a coloured slingback head over to Rainbow Club

chic bride

Lloyd Dobbie

 

The Glamorous Bride

For the queen of crystals and all things bling there’s nothing better then sliding on a diamante encrusted shoe. These stunning shoes are bride worthy and  deserve as much attention as the bride herself (well, almost!). These shoes are from Gucci but those on a budget can find crystal wedding shoes at Dunes. 

glamorous bride

Studio Rouge

 

The Traditional Bride

Strappy Jimmy Choo sandals are a perfect finish to a silk satin gown that flows beautifully in the wind. Many modern brides choose strappy sandals but they’re not for everyone. For a cheaper alternative to Jimmy Choo try Dunes Shoes.

jimmy choo wedding shoes

Lloyd Dobbie

 

The Classic Bride

These gorgeous Stuart Weitzmans are perfect for a bride who wants to have a little edge on the traditional look.

Try Elegant Steps for a budget friendly classic shoe

weddings at the langham hotel

Shell de Mar

 

The Bold Bride

We just love her! A bride that matches her shoes and lipstick is full of life and attitude. Coloured shoes make for great photographs and can help enhance a personality

weddings at fulham palace

Wild Weddings


26
Jul 12

Southern Style Wedding

I’m currently working with a gorgeous bride-to-be who wants a traditional Southern style wedding that whispers elegance. Southern weddings are all about details, mason jars, and a rustic/vintage feel and look. Today I’m showing you ways you can display flowers using mason jars, cake stands, apothecary jars, and even getting creative by placing floral displays on oval trays covered in lace, on rustic bookshelves, and so on. I hope you enjoy these pictures as much as I do!

Cake stand

Southern Elegance

mason jars

Mason jars for weddings

Southern Style Wedding

southern weddings pictures

mason jars for wedding ceremony

 

Although every care has been taken to credit the source images, some images did not have a source. Please let me know if you are the owner of a picture and I’ll give you credit.    Martha StewartOne WedWhimsical Gatherings, Enchanted Florist


24
Apr 12

Receptions On a Loan

Rental equipment has the power to transform your reception into something magical and personalised. From stylish china to chic sofas, consider a visit to your nearest equipment showroom to find pieces that will make your event über glamorous.

Examples of pieces you can hire:
Banqueting chairs
Luxurious linen
China/glassware
Table accessories
Candelabras
Storm lanterns
Sofas, ottomans, decorative pillows, side tables, etc
Rugs
Antiques
Chandeliers
Lamps
Large parasols
ans so much more!

Tip: Hire a lighting professional to spotlight special pieces and add colour and warmth to your reception.

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25
Mar 12

Ruffled wedding gowns

Ruffled wedding gowns have been spotted on the bridal runways for the past few seasons. My eyes always burn then turn into joyful waterworks when I see designs this beautiful. So gorgeous, in fact, that I have a ruffled Oscar de la Renta bride framed in my office.

 

Oscar de la Renta

                                       Oscar de la Renta

Angel Sanchez

                                       Angel Sanchez

Oscar de la Renta

                                       Oscar de la Renta

Ines de Santo

                                       Ines di Santo

 

Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet

 


6
Mar 12

Wedding Monogram Etiquette

Monograms have become increasingly popular with weddings and are staples in parts of the world such as the Southern US. If you choose to have a monogram on your stationery, napkins, dance floor, or anywhere else you need to consider a few things so you don’t breach etiquette.

First, if you’re having a duo-gram (a monogram with the initials of the couple’s first name and the first letter of the groom’s last name) this should only be seen after the ceremony. You are not Mr. and Mrs. xxx until after the ceremony so you should save showing off your new last name until after the celebration.

Second, if you want to have a monogram for your printed materials in advance of the ceremony or during the ceremony (invitations, order of service, etc), then use the first initials of the couple’s first name.

 

wedding monogram etiquette

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wedding monograms

Picture sources: Inside Weddings and District Weddings

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28
Feb 12

Burlesque meets Goth wedding theme

I’m extremely excited to show you this wedding I found over on Junebug Weddings. Using a mix of deep reds and blacks, this couple had a dramatic wedding with a burlesque meets gothic theme. Enjoy!

dramatic wedding theme

gothic wedding theme

red and black wedding theme

dramatic wedding

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gothic wedding

 

 

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