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Editor-in-Chief’s Letter In association with The Omnia Zermatt Dear Couples, A warm hello to you all! As we take steps into the swing of summer, we hope your wedding plans are also underway. Most of you have waited patiently to get going with your arrangements, and now, I think we all see a ray of light at the end of the tunnel. To celebrate this special moment, we’ve put together an issue jam-packed with summer wedding ideas, and as always, we have tips from industry experts.

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It’s the best time of year for weddings, and we can see many on the horizon. To get you ready for the walk down the aisle, we have gathered the latest bridal looks and fun accessories that will charm your guests. Impress with romantic gowns or coastal styles, whichever your theme or location, we tried to cater to your needs. Florals are also a big deal, and we thought to propose a few ways to incorporate them on your wedding day. And, for more inspiration, take a look at our beautiful wedding shoots, from the grounds of Stanlake Park to the charming backdrop of a French chateau. And, if for now, you’re not attending any, you can still read on and on about weddings across our magazine. We have beautiful love stories, such as the intimate London celebration on page 32.

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In this issue, we cover some of the most well-known and loved wedding destinations. For all of those who prefer to stay local, turn the pages to the romantic county of Buckinghamshire, and explore the array of possibilities it offers. We’ve also included a few tips, as well as, a selection of local vendors, to make your life easier. For all of you who are ready to jet off to a relaxing location, we’ve got you covered. As Italy has opened its frontiers and weddings are currently taking place, we thought you needed a bit of information on where to go and who to plan with. Well then, follow us on an enchanting journey across Italy’s mesmerising regions and incredible wedding venues. And, as always, we love to feature local businesses, so sit back and sift through our pages to learn all about their beautiful work!

Everything you need to know to plan your big day

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More than just an extraordinary setting

THE OMNIA

is a uniquely wonderful experience. Come and see for yourself.

30 Rooms including 12 Suites Library with a fireplace Restaurant Lounge Bar Sun Terrace Boardroom Wellness Center

THE OMNIA, Zermatt – Switzerland, Phone +41 27 966 71 71, www.the-omnia.com


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IN THIS ISSUE COVID-19 WEDDINGS The latest Gov updates and a real love story EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS Meet the wedding experts from Buckinghamshire TOP SCENTED ROSES Lush roses for your summer wedding IMAGE The MUSE by Berta SS22


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16 SUMMER STYLES: The latest fashions and trends for the perfect

warm season wedding

23 PRIMAVERA HARMONY: An elegant wedding editorial

enriched by florals, musical instruments and exquisite clothing designs

REAL LIFE WEDDINGS

28 AN AUTUMNAL AFFAIR: This couple married in a museum which they transformed into a floral garden 32 A LITTLE BIG DAY: An intimate wedding day in London dedicated to love and family

FASHION

38 MARKARIAN SS22: Timeless pieces and high-end details make up this SS 2022 collection

42 GALIA LAHAV SS22: A just-released collection brimming with

floaty fabrics and flattering silhouettes

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BEAUTY 46 HONEYMOON SKINCARE: Don’t forget about your skin as

you are off on your adventure. Follow a few simple tips and your skin will thank you 47 HONEYMOON BEAUTY ESSENTIALS: Pack light but pack right! We want to make sure you have all the skin support packed and ready to go

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50 THAT’S AMORE: Summer weddings across Italy are back on. With our Italian guide, find the top locations and wedding experts

74 BEAUTIFUL BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: Plan your wedding or

honeymoon in one of the most romantic counties 85 AMERICA’S FINEST: For an all-American wedding, we have venues, planners, and other top-notch specialists 96 CELEBRATIONS OUT OF LOCKDOWN: Finally, you can start planning with our recommended wedding vendors


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CONTRIBUTORS ALINA NEACSA

FOUNDER OF FLORI CU FITZE Alina Neacsa, a top international Master Florist, founded Flori Cu Fitze 15 years ago. Today, she is known worldwide as an Ambassador of scented garden roses, and she is the only florist in the world who has a garden rose named after her, Alina Perfumella, created by the renowned house of Meilland.

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TOP WEDDING PLANNER, ITALY Roberta Torresan organises weddings in the nicest locations in Rome, and anywhere in Italy. With couples traveling from all over the world to get married in Italy, Roberta Torresan and her team know how important it is to cater to all sorts of needs, and their expertise means they’ll always deliver dream weddings. Roberta Torresan is back to share vital advice on getting married in Italy.

Account Director (Home & Leisure) Tripura Patel Account Director (France) Ross Bey Account Director (Spain) Cristina Gambino Sales Director Darren Collins Financial Controller Amelan Siva Founder & Chief Executive Officer Parry Cockwell

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IT HAPPENS!

Just likeFeatures everything in life, that Special Editor Linda old bumper sticker from the Blamer shares 3 suggestions for sixties can apply to weddings, but it does have wedding to ruin in having thatnot summer your special day! a post-Covid-19 world.

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t Blame Her Ranch, we’ve recently had the unexpected happen during one of our weddings. The main water line that provides water to the ranch burst. It was one of those things you would never expect to happen or plan for, but the couple and Randy the Ranch Hand handled the problem in a way that minimized the inconvenience. The first thing that Randy did was notify me and I in turn got our crew, plumbers, and experts immediately working to fix the line and restore water to the ranch. Randy and I immediately knew it would be several hours before the line would be repaired. So, we sent the staff into town to purchase 5-gallon bottles of water for those staying at the ranch. Next, we arranged for the staff to provide their homes so the wedding party staying at the ranch could take showers and get ready for the ceremony. Were people inconvenienced? Yes. Did everyone understand and adapt? Yes. Did Blame Her Ranch need to refund part of the couple’s rental agreement? Yes.

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THIS BRINGS US TO SOME QUESTIONS OR STEPS YOU SHOULD TAKE IN ADVANCE: Before booking a venue, ask the Venue Manager how he/ she handled their biggest wedding disaster. Have your Wedding Planner provide a list of back-ups should the unexpected happen like a broken heel, make-up or hair disaster. Always be solution-oriented and remain calm. Everything is solvable when you and the wedding team put your heads together. Talk to all vendors, especially catering, about their backup plans.

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BIO Linda is the owner of Blame Her Ranch which was built under her direction and design in 2007. In 2017, Linda and her husband Steve began marketing the ranch as an independent Airbnblike location. After her daughter’s wedding, many vendors approached the Blamer’s to host weddings at their ranch based on its beauty, uniqueness, and location. And, that’s how it all started... Gabriella Marks Photography

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Keep the family drama to a minimum. Don’t put feuding family members at the same table. Weather. Blame Her Ranch is fortunate to have a Plan B. With just a few hour’s notice, outdoor ceremonies and receptions can be moved into our Knotty Pine Barn. Before booking an outdoor space, ask your venue what their Plan B is in the case of inclement weather. Restrictions and Rules cause problems. Most venues have too many rules regarding dos and don’ts, cut-off times, and vendor procedures. These always lead to a misunderstanding, so make sure all parties are aware of the restrictions, or even better, try to book a venue like Blame Her Ranch that limits restrictions of this kind. There you go! The good, the bad, and the ugly. Remember, hiring the right Wedding Planner and a venue that focuses on customer service and solutions keep the unexpected events to a minimum!


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L AT E S T U P DAT E S O N

COVID-19

Weddings Across the UK, weddings, civil partnerships and events are restricted. However, since the 21st of June, couples have fewer limitations to follow...

As it currently stands, the government guidelines for weddings are different throughout the UK...

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UNITED KINGDOM LATEST COVID-19 WEDDING UPDATES LATEST REGULATIONS

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ENGLAND Since the 21st of June, the rule limiting the number of people at weddings has been lifted. The number depends on the venue’s capacity, defined by a Covid-19 risk assessment.

WALES Civil partnerships and weddings can take place in approved venues, depending on the capacity and social distancing measures. Wedding receptions can now take place indoors with a maximum of 30 people.

Photography by David Dean Photographic daviddeanphotographic.co.uk

HOW WE DID IT! Peter & Stuart’s Story WHEN DID YOU GET MARRIED?

We celebrated our wedding on the 12th of September 2020.

NORTHERN IRELAND There is no limit to the number of people who can attend weddings. The venue will assess how many people they can accommodate safely. Receptions can take place.

WAS IT DIFFICULT TO PLAN A WEDDING DURING THE PANDEMIC?

As the wedding was planned before the pandemic and invites had already been sent out, everything was thrown into disarray due to not knowing which restrictions would be put into place. Availability of the venue was also a worry, as the venue similarly did not know what they could do. Once the venue was confirmed, we had two weeks to prepare and arrange everything. To make it more stressful, one of the suits arrived late! In short, yes it was very difficult to plan our wedding, but it was worth it.

WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO MARRY IN 2020?

It was the nearest date to the 40th anniversary of our first meeting. We cherish the 13th of September of 1980, it’s the day we fell in love. We loved the fact that our wedding was very intimate. We simply wanted to celebrate our love and share it with the people we care about the most.

WHERE DID YOU HAVE YOUR WEDDING?

SCOTLAND The number of people attending

weddings and receptions varies and depends on the restriction level of the area. Level two has a cap of 50, Level one has a cap of 100 attendees, and Level zero 200.

The Old Regent Ballroom, in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex. It was the perfect venue for us. It had all the details we were looking for: a romantic and intimate atmosphere, elegance, and timeless touches. Photography by David Dean Photographic daviddeanphotographic.co.uk

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WHAT WILL WEDDINGS LOOK LIKE?

With summer weddings taking place across the country, let’s find out what is allowed and what is not. Spacious outdoor locations are preferred, with sanitising stations across the perimeter. With venues preparing a Covid-19 risk assessment based on capacity, it’s clear that open-air settings offer better solutions for social distancing. The more space and air flowing, the merrier. If the weather doesn’t look promising, make sure you have an indoor backup plan, with enough space to include all your original attendees. Ask all your guests to wear face coverings whenever they are in enclosed spaces, and

remember, good ventilation is extremely important. Most planners and venues will suggest choosing sit-down meals. It might take up a bit more of your budget, but getting served on your wedding day is worth it. On your sitting map, try to put households together and position social bubbles next to each other. Speeches are welcome, preferably outdoors, and with social distancing in place. Same for the first dance, it can be done! Another element that we’ve been missing, live music, can be booked for your big day. Just remember not to sing along! Always make sure to check and follow the latest government guidelines WEDDINGSANDHONEYMOONSMAGAZINE.COM

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The Most .............................................. Romantic

Ines Di Santo Spring 2022 inesdisanto.com

.......................................... Sassy & Sleek Dresses For an elegant affair, silky and high slit gowns are a match made in heaven. Perfect for any setting and bridal figure, these dresses are comfy and cool for the summer party you’ve always desired.

Airy and dreamy, these outfits create the perfect aura for a sophisticated destination wedding. The sheer detail is modern and bold, exactly what a confident bride needs for a standout walk down the aisle.

Berta, Muse Como berta.com

Galvan London, The Valencia Dress $2495 galvanlondon.com

Summer IS NOT OVER YET! HERE ARE THE ESTIVAL STYLES

we love

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Travel Inspired Chic

Get ready to jet off with styles made for the suitcase. To set the tone in the top wedding destinations, make sure you wear warm-weather pieces that make you feel and look great. Short dresses, separates and midi dresses are all in vogue and go extremely well with the hottest summer spots. Emmy London, Ruby Mule Ivory £295 emmylondon.com

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Summer Jewellery

Aquamarine rings are a great choice for destination weddings! A symbol of everlasting love, aquamarine is steeped in myth and is known as the gem of the sea. For your getaway romance, Katharine James Jewellery aqua rings are ideal and look kjj.rocks good with all kinds of styles.

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Glammed-up sandals, luxe mules, and modern kitten heels are the summer essentials you need to complete your look! Dune London, Novalee £130 www.dunelondon.com

The Reformation thereformation.com


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Boho Vibes

Take blooms to the next level with customised floral crowns and dried flower bouquets that you can keep with you from the ceremony to your honeymoon. Flower Crown from The Reformation, thereformation.com John Lewis & Partners, Ixia Flowers Luxury Whites Dried Flowers GBP 69.95, johnlewis.com

Wedding Ideas FIND OUT WHAT’S IN THIS SEASON! Floral details hold sway this summer, and here are some of our favourites!

Sweet Favours

Treat your guests to a lovely message. The UK based biscuit company creates personalised bakery goods for any special occasion. Leave your guests speechless with this cute favour idea, which they’ll love to savour on the way home. Honeywell Biscuit Co, honeywellbakes.com

Healthy Bubbles

Nothing says garden party more than refreshing bubbles. Toast with the sparkling sensation designed by Wild Life Botanicals, an ultra-low alcohol wine infused with an uplifting elixir of vitamins, minerals and active botanicals. Wild Life Botanicals, wildlifebotanicals.co.uk


Flori Cu Fitze, a promise of a scented Luxorious Experience! Flori cu Fitze was founded 15 years ago by Alina Neacsa, one of the top international Master Florists. The company aims to create not just luxurious events but also unique and exclusive weddings all over the world. Alina Neacsa is also known worldwide as an Ambassador of scented garden roses and she is the only florist in the world who has a garden rose named after her- Alina Perfumella, created by the renown house of Meilland. Strada Valea Lungă 30, București 077042, Romania, email: contact @floricufitze.com Telefon: +40743762194 | www.floricufitze.com | Facebook: floricufitze.ro | Instagram: alina_neacsa


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SUMMER IN THE VINEYARD Creating memories overlooking the beautiful grounds of Stanlake Park

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STYLED SHOOT The venue is located within Stanlake Vineyard in Berkshire. As summer is within reach, we went with a warm bright colour palette. We also wanted the layout to be Alfresco and amongst the grounds of the Vineyard to show off its natural beauty. The grounds were perfect as they didn’t distract too much from the details and colour of the table design and flowers. We wanted to bring a slice of Italy to the UK! In a time where we were all longing for a holiday that the pandemic wouldn’t allow, we thought to recreate the holiday vibe in sunny Berkshire. We designed the layout based on an intimate wedding. With this shoot, we want to show couples that they can have the most beautiful wedding, despite how many people attend. We were lucky enough to work with two dress designers, Flora Bridal and It was all a Dream. This was amazing as the dresses were a huge staple of the shoot. The dress from It was all a Dream was handprinted, and this was a real treat to capture.

THE DREAM TEAM

PHOTOGRAPHER: Jessica Lily Photography jessicalilyphotography.com VIDEO: Chloe Mary Photo – chloemaryphoto.co.uk VENUE: Stanlake Park – stanlakepark.com STYLING & FLOWERS: Ever After Weddings – everafterevents.co.uk FURNITURE: Academy Furniture Hire academyfurniturehire.co.uk LIGHTING: Lighting by Lex – lexeventlighting.co.uk MUA & HAIR: Charlotte – polkadothairandmakeup.com DRESSES: It was all a Dream – itwasalladreambridal.com & Flora Bridal – flora-bride.com STATIONERY: Lou Paper – loupaper.co.uk BESPOKE HAIR RIBBON: A Lovers Thread - aloversthread.com

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Set in a charming French village, Chateau de Minargent is a picture-perfect small-scale chateau. Lovingly furnished in a hue of blues, it was a perfect match for our photoshoot, planned by Best Events Company. With the softest of colour palettes, marrying pale blue and powder pink, the musically gifted couple gave us the idea to feature the baby grand piano which sits in the historic hallway of the chateau, with its beautiful original floor tiling. The florist for the day was the talented Chloe Le Berre from Les Ephémères who uses local flowers and works sustainably, without floral foam, and has a true passion for her work which shines through her art. The divine blooms were selected from within France and she also incorporated foraged spring blossoms. The destination wedding photographer Véronique Chesnel captured the exquisite elements for this photoshoot, including the handmade children’s clothing made from pre-loved wedding gowns by Dawn Clarke Designs modelled by the wonderful Joseph and Rokhaya, and expertly captured by fine art videographer Matthias Guerin and his partner Rose. The outdoor ceremony was set against the chateau’s faded blue doors, which made a perfect backdrop for a small ceremony, and the chemistry between the couple was a joy. Best friends Joseph and Rokhaya adored their clothes including their intricate matching masks.

THE DREAM TEAM

PLANNER: Best Events and Co @besteventsco - www.besteventscompany.com VENUE: Venue Château de Minargent @chateaudeminargent -www.chateaudeminargent.com PHOTOGRAPHY:Photography Véronique Chesnel @by_chesnel - www.veroniquechesnel.com FLORALS: Florals les ephémères - @les__ephemeres www.lesephemeres.fr HAIR & MAKEUP ARTIST: Alexia Bigaud Morin @alexiabigaudmorin_hmua - www.alexiabigaudmorin.com VIDEOGRAPHY: Videography Mat Guérin Films @mat_guerin_films - www.matthiasguerin.com BRIDE’S DRESS: Millia London @millia.london -www.millialondon.com CHILDREN’S CLOTHES: Dawn Clarke Designs @dawnclarkedesigns - www.dawnclarkedesigns.co.uk BRIDE’S ACCESSORIES: Maison Mimi @maisonmimi.fr - www.maisonmimi.fr RENTALS: Our Fabulous Things - @ourfabulousthings www.ourfabulousthings.com STYLING DETAILS: Magnolia on Silk @magnolias_on_silk - www.magnoliasonsilk.de STATIONERY: Pixel and Ink London @pixelandinklondon - www.pixelandinklondon.co.uk SHOES: Bella Belle - @bellabelleshoes www.bellabelleshoes.com RING: Objet K Store @objektsstore - www.objektsstore.com GROOM’S ACCESSORIES: Le Colonel Moutarde - @lecolonel_official www.lecolonel.com/fr/ MODEL: Luna Lemire - @luna.lemire

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THE DREAM TEAM CEREMONY AND RECEPTION: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco - www.asianart.org CATERING: Taste Catering - www.tastecatering. com PHOTOGRAPHER: Hannah Costello www.hannahcostello.com FLOWERS: Amanda Vidmar - www.amandavidmar.com CAKE: Flour & Bloom - www.flourandbloomcakes.com HAIR: Love and Wolves - www.loveandwolves.co/beauty MAKEUP: Katie Nash - www.katienashbeauty. com BRIDAL DRESS: Sarah Seven - www. sarahseven.com GROOM’S SUIT: Hall Madden www.hallmadden.com

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THE COUPLE

Anastasia and Rahman

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nastasia and I met in law school, in San Francisco and for our wedding, we wanted to go back to where our love story started. We chose the Asian Art Museum as our wedding and reception venue because of the beautiful architecture throughout the building. The history behind the museum is magnificent too, it was the original site for the San Francisco Public Library. The colour palette we chose was inspired by our favourite season, autumn. We had a lot of flowers; this was really important to Anastasia as she wanted them to be the focal point. We wanted our celebration to have the feel of being outdoors, just like being in the middle of a garden. Most of our guests didn’t need to fly. For those who did, some stayed at the Fairmont Hotel, an iconic San Francisco hotel at the top of Nob Hill. This is also where we did our ‘first look’ and exchanged vows before heading to the ceremony. One of the biggest challenges we faced when planning, was staying on budget. We tried and failed. Though, not having an official wedding party did help to lower the costs, and also allowed our unofficial wedding party to choose their own attire. It was also a little difficult to keep the guest count from getting out of control. We finally settled on 150, but that was still more than what we originally wanted. The most important piece of advice we would give to anyone planning a wedding would be to get a wedding planner! It is worth the money. Even with a planner, the amount of time it takes to make decisions is like a part-time job. We wouldn’t have been able to do the wedding the way we wanted without a planner and, we probably would have both gotten fired for not getting any work done. Planners know which vendors are the best and most trustworthy and will take out any element of surprise that you don’t want to deal with.

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A Little Big Day London Photography by Victoria Somerset-How Photography

THE DREAM TEAM BRIDE: @bethsandland PHOTOGRAPHY: Victoria Somerset-How Photography - @ victoriasomersethowphotography FLOWERS: Emma Hewlett Flowers -@emmfloral MUA: Keeley Wilson @ keeleywilsonmakeup HAIR: Whiteman Soho - @whiteman. soho DRESS: Asos - @asos VEIL: Etsy - @etsy SHOES: Jimmy Choo - @jimmychoo GROOM’S OUTFIT: Suit Supply (suit) - @suitsupply, Ted Baker (shirt) - @ted_baker, Dune London (shoes) - @dune_london, Reiss (tie & pocket square) - @reiss WEDDING BANDS: Angelic Diamonds - @ angelicdiamonds

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Beth and TC

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e got married in October 2021 during the global pandemic. We had our ceremony in the Westminister Room of the Old Marylebone Town Hall and then had lunch at The Orrery in Marylebone. Planning our wedding was completely stress-free once we decided to embrace the intimacy of a tiny pandemic wedding! We did have to change our plans when restrictions tightened from a guest list of 25 to 4! That was definitely the hardest part, it was a difficult decision to make as it meant not having any of our siblings or close family and friends present. However, we found the actual wedding planning itself very simple - we always knew we wanted to take a relaxed approach to our little big day and had clear ideas of what we liked so finding great suppliers was easy. 2020 reminded us on both a global and personal level that nothing is guaranteed in life. Losing a very important family member - Beth’s grandmother Sylvia - encouraged us to embrace life despite the pandemic, so we decided we didn’t want the long planning process or fuss that often comes with a wedding! When the restrictions started changing, we had a tricky decision to make but ultimately just really wanted to marry each other! A few weeks after we decided on our wedding date, we found out Beth was pregnant with our little rainbow baby, it felt really special to have our son join our day in bump form. We loved having a tiny wedding. There was no pressure, no stress, no family politics or demanding expectations. Although we missed some important faces, it felt really special to exchange our vows without a large audience, with just TC’s parents and Beth’s mum and grandfather to witness. Of course, we also saved a lot of money by having a small day which meant we didn’t have to spend years planning and saving or accrue any debt to get married. We were able to focus our budget on much more luxurious things - like a four-course fine dining lunch and a 5-star hotel suite for us to spend our wedding night in! I wore a £70 ASOS dress and felt a million dollars; none of the usual wedding pressure felt like it mattered.

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Marvin and Serena exchanged vows surrounded by picturesque mountain views

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e chose Moab because of the scenery. Due to the pandemic, we were forced to scale down from 150 guests to just 10. Serena loves the outdoors and Utah has the 3rd largest number of national parks in the country, so when we had to change our plans there was no other option, but to go to Utah. We are so grateful for the experience we had, having our elopement surrounded by nature’s beauty and our loved ones. When we were choosing our venue, we decided based on accessibility, uniqueness and location. We landed on Dead Horse State Park, because of the picturesque quality. This park is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The natural Moab landscape, our green outfits and our guests’ neutral clothing worked so well together. Serena’s favourite colour is green, and Marvin went to Michigan State, so we just both naturally like the colour green. Serena’s dress was from Milla Nova and my suit was a green seersucker double-breasted custom suit from Indochino. With our wedding being held outdoors at a state park, the scenery was what we really wanted to stand out and we didn’t need a ton of decorations. Our florist, Eight Tree Street Floral, put together some amazing pieces for us that helped accentuate our ceremony location, along with some rugs to stand on. The reception we had was at our Airbnb which was nestled in the Moab Spanish valley. It was a candlelit dinner, surrounded by auburn-coloured mountains in the middle of the desert. We literally pulled the event together in three months, so time was probably the main challenge. Due to the pandemic, we made the decision literally three months prior to cancel/postpone our original event and shift to the Moab elopement. While we had a vision and expectations, planning an event in a place we had never been and working with vendors we had never done business with, proved to be challenging. The advice we would give to couples planning their wedding would be to focus on what is important to you! Friends and family will try to make this day about what they want, but this is your day.

THE DREAM TEAM WEDDING CEREMONY: Dead Horse State Park- Moab, UT RECEPTION VENUE: Hideout at the Rim - www. hideoutattherim.com PHOTOGRAPHER: Elizabeth Wells - www.elizabethwellsphoto. com VIDEOGRAPHER: Harkan Films www.harkanfilms.com CATERING: South Mountain Provisions - www. southmountainprovisions.com DONUT WALL: Doughbird Moab - www. doughbirdmoab.com BRIDE’S DRESS: Milla Nova - @millanova GROOM’S SUIT: Indochino - www.indochino.com FLOWERS AND DECORATIONS: Eight Tree Street Floral - www.eighttreestreet.com HAIR: Tress Art by Serena - @tressarthair MAKEUP: Marquia James - @glam_qui

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Don’t skimp on skincare

The last thing you’ll think of doing on your honeymoon escape is a 10-step skincare routine, but this doesn’t mean that you should skimp on skincare altogether. Be sure to pack your basics, for clear and hydrated skin. A good cleanser, exfoliator, serum, and moisturiser should keep your skin gorgeous and glowing during your romantic adventure. ELEMIS Superfood Blackcurrant Jelly Exfoliator £28 cultbeauty.co.uk GLOW RECIPE Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner £14 cultbeauty.co.uk

Inflight inspiration

Honeymoon skincare starts as soon as you board the plane. The circulated air at those high altitudes tends to dry out your skin, which encourages more sebum production. Leaving you will oily skin prone to increased bacteria and breakouts. To avoid all of this, try and travel barefaced and, be sure to bring a few sheet masks for the ride for some added moisture.

Rest and relaxation

This is finally your time to relax. After all that wedding stress, your skin is going to be in dire need of some TLC. Make sure you’re getting your eight hours of sleep. One of the main causes of dull skin is sleep deprivation, so take this time to rest. Try and wear as little makeup as possible too, to let your skin breathe and recover. And remember hydration is key, so make sure you’re drinking more than enough water. FENTY BEAUTY Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint £25 Harvey Nichols HUDA BEAUTY Silk Balm Hydra-Plumping Lip Balm £18 cultbeauty.co.uk

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Many of us believe that we only need SPF in the summer months, but skin experts say that we should be wearing SPF every day, all year round. No matter the weather, UV rays are always present, so we have to take care of our skin. If you’re travelling to somewhere with a warmer climate, be sure to boost your SPF usage, so you can enjoy the sultry sunshine without any worries. LA ROCHE-POSAY Anthelios Ultra-Light Invisible Fluid Sun Cream SPF50+ £18 lookfantatic.com

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ITALIAN ROMANCE Charming Renaissance cities, spectacular rural scenery and artistic discoveries await you in Italy. From the mountains to the shores and everything in between, it’s a wedding and honeymoon destination that captures the hearts of lovers all over the world. Words by Emily Williams


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taly is the epicentre of many of the world’s greatest masterpieces, whether that be in art, sculpture, gastronomy or fashion. Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance period and the catalyst of western development, Italy has more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country on Earth. It’s a beautiful European destination where art, history and culture collide.

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From the glittering lakes in Northern Italy to ancient Roman cities and the rolling Tuscan hills, the Italian landscape is jam-packed with unique destinations to explore. In just one week, couples can hike in the mountains, taste the grapes from some of the finest wineries in Europe and take a dip in the sea after a long day on the beach. With the ability to make a varied itinerary like no other, it’s a spectacular country where you’ll find something new every time. If there’s one thing visitors remember long after they leave, it’s the irresistible lifestyle that the Italians master effortlessly. The basis of Italian mentality is the dedication to living well, with good friends, delicious food and an appreciation for the finer things in life. If that’s not enough to tempt you to start planning your destination wedding in Italy, read on to find out about seven desirable Italian regions, as well as our recommended venues and vendors.

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The movie-like romance of the Italian landscape intensifies in this magical region of Italy. Famed for its sunken city of Venice, the dramatic Dolomites mountain range and the Shakesperean epicentre of Verona where Romeo declared his love for Juliet, Veneto is a place of poetic imagery. At Weddings & Honeymoons magazine, we can’t think of a more fitting place to celebrate your fairy tale, it’s a destination where artistic and cultural heritage intertwines and starry-eyed lovers flock from far and wide. One of the most curious cities on the planet is located in the region of Veneto. The World Heritage-listed city of Venice is sinking year on year, making it a rare jewel that will one day be lost into the folds of time. Known for its magnificent bell-towered Basilica and elaborate gondola boats that transport tourists under a myriad of interlocking bridges, it’s a mesmerising place to explore on honeymoon or setting to host your one of a kind wedding day

surrounded by loved ones. If you’re drawn to mountainous scenery, the Dolomite mountain range soars upwards into the sky, showcasing a backdrop of a thousand colours from pale pink at sunrise to inky indigo blues at twilight. Peppered among the peaks, you’ll find numerous alpine and thermal spa towns that encourage active vacationers to explore the natural landmarks around the area via mountain biking, hiking, horse riding and skiing.

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Adjoining Switzerland in the north, Lombardy is a beautiful area of Italy that encapsulates the best of both worlds. From the flamboyant fashion capital of Milan to the uninterrupted peace of the Italian lakes, there’s so much to explore and discover in the multifaceted region. It’s no wonder why this unique destination has become a hotspot for weddings and honeymooners. Whatever time of year you choose to come, this adored Northern Italian expanse has something to offer for all. Milan is a metropolis where creativity booms, artistic heritage is treasured and stylish new trends emerge. Even today, the architecture reveals a window into the past, back to when the city was ruled by Julius Ceaser during the Roman era. These ancient buildings rub shoulders with gothic cathedrals, Renaissance palaces and contemporary influences, showcasing the exciting layered historic tapestry of modern-day Milan. Wherever you go, there’s a chance to look deeper at the area’s past and marvel and old Master’s paintings such as the world-famous ‘Last Supper’ by Leonardo Da Vinci. Aquaphiles will delight in the opportunity to visit Lombardy’s variety of lakes, where there are endless watersport activities to WEDDINGSANDHONEYMOONSMAGAZINE.COM

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try and colourful hillside towns to discover that descend towards crystal clear waters. It’s no surprise that artists, writers, musicians and poets have been coming to this area for centuries. It’s a place of inspiration and peaceful seclusion, where movie-makers have created some of the most famous scenes in modern film. It’s a glamorous, scenic and rare part of the world that captures the imagination of many.

the scenic region of Tuscany. Weddings and honeymoons are undoubtedly popular here when the variety of venues and hotels look out over postcard-worthy views. You’ll find rustic farmhouses, olive grove estates and traditional castles carved out of sand-coloured stone. What’s more, your guests can make a week-long holiday out of the celebrations, by stopping in nearby cities to soak up the infectious Italian way of life.

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Florence is an unforgettable Tuscan city, where the extraordinary architecture stops visitors in their tracks. The large bell dome of the Duomo of Santa Maria Del Fiore rises in immeasurable beauty, the long-standing Ponte Vecchio bridge displays some of the finest jewellery shops in the city and the imposing openair sculpture gallery of Loggia Della Signoria has a mesmerising atmosphere. Within Florence’s condensed centre, you’ll see some of the most priceless artwork in existence, including the worldfamous ‘David’ statue by Michelangelo, poised in the centre of the Galleria dell’Accademia.

Imperial architecture is the cornerstone of this ancient city and there are plenty of other World Heritage-listed buildings to admire. Honeymooners may enjoy a trip to Hadrian’s Villa or Villa d’Este where you can pack a picnic for two, stroll the pleasant gardens and sit by the elegant water fountains. The city centre’s public park, named Villa Borghese, makes another enchanting daytime adventure. The tree-lined trails lead you towards the sensational Borghese Gallery, an immersive collection of showstopping artwork.

Further west towards the Ligurian Sea, you’ll reach the memorable town of Pisa. Characterised by its iconic ‘Leaning Tower of Pisa’, lively squares and local markets, it has a welcoming atmosphere that beckons visitors back again and again. Take your time to admire the Italian architecture including the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Baptistery and Campo Santo. It’s a cherished city of Tuscany where visitors mingle with locals and soak up the ‘dolce vita!’

Another highlight to your stay in Lazio is the ancient Roman baths of Caracalla. Dating back to the early third century AD, it is the true remains of what was one of the grandest bath complexes in Italy. On your tour of the ruins, the guide will bring its outline to life, showing you the swimming pools of different temperatures that once played a vital role in society. As you can see, there are an endless array of activities and attractions to uncover on your trip to the Eternal City.

Celebrated for its untouched scenery, ample growing conditions for delicious local produce and incredible volcanic activity, Sicily is a rustic island haven with a lot on offer for couples and newlyweds. The spellbinding towns of Taormina and Castelmola have been stealing the hearts of visitors for over 200 years, where you can stroll through the myriad of golden coloured alleyways and gaze over the volcanic landscape from the ancient Greek amphitheatre.

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Mount Etna is one of the most significant features of the island, recorded as the second most active volcano in the world.

When in Rome, there are infinite possibilities for luck and love. Legend has it that anyone who stands with their back to the infamous Trevi fountain and throws a coin over their left shoulder will return to Rome and find love in the city. It’s now one of the world’s most famous wishing wells that drawers viewers from all over the globe. It’s not only this remarkable landmark that impresses — the spectacular Colosseum amphitheatre is an unmissable visitor attraction that adds to the immortal splendours of Rome.

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Adventurous couples might dare to ascend to the smoking crater with a qualified guide, who’ll lead you across its lunarlike landscape to reach the summit at over 3,300 metres. It’s an unforgettable experience that serves as an epic reminder of how the island was formed and continues to evolve. Stepping back in time is an easy feat in Sicily, due to the wellpreserved relics that dot the landscape. In every direction, there’s fascinating historical artefacts and architecture, including the World Heritage-listed archaeological park of ‘The Valley of the Temples’, which displays seven temples built between 400 and 500 BC. History enthusiasts will be instantly drawn to this Mediterranean isle, filled with ancient secrets and treasures.

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SARDINIA Turquoise waters lap against powder-white beaches on this sensational second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Sardinia enjoys 300 days of sunshine and its excellent winds make this destination ideal for sailing trips and luxury yacht charters. Unsurprisingly, high-flying celebrities have been making their way to Sardinia, and so the prices of mooring fees and eating out now cost more than average in peak season, like the Amalfi Coast. Bear this in mind when planning the timing of your trip to this jewel of unquestionable beauty. On the northeastern tip of Sardinia’s glittering coastline, you’ll find the Costa Smeralda. It is home to the island’s finest resorts and exclusive marinas. The quaint port town of La Maddalena is the dominant outpost in La Maddalena Archipelago National Park, along with Caprera, Santo Stefano, Spargi, Budelli, Santa Maria and Razzoli making up ‘the seven sisters’. All islands are of interest for their beautiful shallow lagoons, pristine sandy beaches and scubadiving potential. To top it off, pop across to the French island of Corsica to visit Bonifacio, an impressive harbour town precariously perched on high cliffs directly overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. You’re bound to have a wonderful time when visiting the glamour of Porto Cervo and you’ll fall in love with the sparkling sea views as you venture from coast to coast. Perfect for weddings and honeymoons alike, Sardinia’s beauty will get you to visit over and over again.

CAMPANIA Spanning along the Tyrrhenian Sea from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro, the uncontested beauty of this coastline is an enchanting wedding backdrop and a honeymooner’s dream destination. The inviting turquoise sea laps against vibrant cliff towns and cavernous coves. Luxury yachts swoop celebrities and business elite to the enthralling isles of Capri and Ischia. It is clear that the Gulf of Naples’s unmistakable allure has stood the test of time. Campania is one of the most sought-after wedding regions in the country. The historic and lively cities, like Naples and Salerno, together with picturesque coastal villages are exactly what couples look for when planning an Italian escape. And, let’s not forget about the Mediterranean weather and the culinary delicacies that the world loves, as pizza and mozzarella. The Amalfi Coast is one of the most desirable and romantic destinations to visit in the world. A chain of twelve small colourful towns cascade from the mountain and are joined by a winding coastal road. Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare, and Positano make up a part of this precious string, surrounded by the fragrant scent of citrus trees and olive groves. Get ready to unearth one of the most admired coasts of the world and why not start your journey from the resort Positano or Vietri Sul Mare - the ancient getaway to the Amalfi Coast. First the Romans and now globetrotters flock to this southern coastline to soak up the sultry sun and enjoy surreal views of the Gulf of Salerno. A wonderful way to see all of the towns in one trip is to hire a car and take the scenic route at your own pace.


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EXPERT WEDDING VENDORS IN ITALY... AF LUXURY EVENTS

Francesca Ceresa, the founder of AF Luxury Events, has been planning and coordinating unique Italian weddings for the past eight years. Her attention to detail and organised approach will ensure that your special day has all of the elements you hoped for. She understands how much it means to each couple when the big day arrives, after all of the work that has gone into the planning. Francesca has liaised with all kinds of suppliers, from florists and perfumers to wedding cakes and more, she has a wide network of experts who will surpass expectations and respect the beauty of Italian tradition. afluxuryevents.com

ROBERTA TORRESAN

With Roberta Torresan as your wedding planner, you can expect only the highest standard of guidance and expertise. Recognised internationally for her work, Roberta and her team will work tirelessly to create a wedding day that incorporates all the little things that make it feel unique. In the run-up to your big day, she will get to know you on a personal level, which helps to craft an event that reflects your interests, passions and special connection as a couple. You’ll also get access to a helpful management software where you can see every phase of the planning, including the schedule for the day, the guest list and the seating plan. Roberta’s regular communication is always admired and her faultless on-the-day coordination enables you to relax and soak up every moment of the celebrations. robertatorresan.com

IRRESISTIBLE ITALIAN VENUES... COUNTRY RELAIS & SPA LE CAPANNE

Rural retreats don’t get much better than this...Country Relais & Spa Le Capanne is a private haven tucked away in the tranquil countryside of Volterra. The historic stone building is over a century old, giving it a rustic charm that makes a picturesque backdrop to every photograph. Surrounded by 10 acres of nature reserve with spectacular Tuscan views from every angle, hiring this exclusive farmhouse will feel like your private residence for the wedding weekend. Featuring nine en-suite double bedrooms, air conditioning throughout and Wi-Fi, you’ll be able to host your guests without a hitch and create the event of a lifetime. The family-run estate has over 35 years of experience in the wedding industry and they would be delighted to welcome you to begin your next chapter as newlyweds. giovanninienterprises.com

WED IN FLORENCE

If you are planning an upcoming destination wedding but need a port of call on the ground whilst you’re not in the country, look no further than Wed in Florence. With their exceptional knowledge of the Tuscany region, including the best wedding venues and suppliers in the area, the team will assist with every detail to create an authentic event that is individual and unforgettable. Wed in Florence has a range of packages to suit your budget, such as full or partial planning. They take pride in making your destination wedding stand out from the crowd, whether that’s finding a spectacular winery setting with sunset views or worldclass caterers to create magnificent menus for your guests. Their passion is to bring your vision to life. wedinflorence.com

BOUTIQUE FIORI D’ARANCIO

What translates to ‘Boutique Orange Flowers’, is a beautiful collection of whimsical wedding dresses that will turn heads as you walk down the aisle. Based in the Monza and Brianza area of Lombardy, the bridal boutique dates back to 1960, when the owners began making and selling exquisite dresses and groom’s suits for weddings. On your visit to the store, you will find a varied range of designer dresses to suit all styles and body shapes, as well as a tailor-made service to craft a dress especially for you. The dedicated staff will listen to your ideas and find the perfect dress to suit what you had in mind. If you happen to come by on a Sunday, Boutique Fiori D’Arancio offers brides-to-be the opportunity to view wedding dresses at discounted outlet prices. abitidasposalissonemonzabrianza.it

FUCINA DI VULCANO

Located within the oasis of Etna Park in Sicily, Fucina Di Vulcano is a captivating restaurant wedding venue that overlooks the mystical Mount Etna volcano. From the moment your guests arrive until the final farewell, the celebrated chef will surprise and delight them with a journey of gastronomic excellence. Featuring traditional Sicilian dishes and the finest local ingredients, your wedding meal will encompass the most authentic and memorable flavours of this Italian isle. Beyond the restaurant, the elegant water fountains and manicured gardens create an idyllic spot for sunset cocktails and photographs with your nearest and dearest. Fucina Di Vulcano is a spectacular setting for exclusive wedding events and special occasions. fucinadivulcano.it

HOTEL BAUER VENEZIA

Combining historical elegance with serene riverside views, Hotel Baur Venezia is a waterfront escape that will take your breath away. From the moment you arrive, the chic interiors and attentive service present the epitome of luxury hospitality. With plenty of ceremony and reception rooms, there are several spectacular spaces to say ‘I Do’, including the rooftop terrace overlooking the winding canals below. Inside, each dining room is individually decorated to embody authentic Venetian style, meaning that just a few florals will create a magical wedding atmosphere. With endless charm, superior accommodation and experienced staff, Hotel Bauer Venezia has it all. bauervenezia.com

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CASTELLO SAN SALVATORE

Set in the heart of Veneto, Castello San Salvatore is a striking and perennial castle perfect for fairytale weddings. Surrounded by the soft, vineyard-clad Prosecco hills, there’s no better location for couples to exchange their vows. The bucolic backdrop, the centuries of history and the romantic aura of a castle setting make Castello San Salvatore a picture-perfect backdrop. For your special day, you’ll have exclusive access to the castle and grounds. Indoors or outdoors, the castle offers exquisite wedding locations. There are plenty of opportunities for any event: elegant indoor rooms, a majestic ambiance, lavish terraces and courtyards adorned with breathtaking views over the hills. The exceptional staff is there to guide you through the planning and they will help you bring your dream day to life. www.castellosansalvatore.it

MANTINO PHOTOGRAPHY

Francesco Mantino is the lens behind Mantino Photography. Francesco has opened a beautiful studio in Campobasso and travels across Italy to shoot jaw-dropping weddings. Mantino is a world-renowned fine art photographer, whose work has been published in many wedding publications. His photography is unique and defined by the extra attention to the graphic and styling of photos. For an original photo album, boasting delicate lighting, spontaneous moments, and a fine art touch, then Mantino Photography is the artist for you. This expert photographer knows how special your wedding or elopement is and wants to capture every moment with a style that is both romantic and artistic. He aims to create a timeless memory that you’ll enjoy for many years to come. francescomantino.it

FLORAGARDEN POSITANO

Floragarden Positano is an industry expert when it comes to spectacular floral creations. Covering the Positano area and working across the mesmerising Amalfi Coast, Floragarden is used to assisting any kind of request. From opulent, luxury events to intimate and low-key elopements, you can count on the expertise and years of experience of their staff. Flowers have a huge part to play in weddings and that’s why you must contact a professional and passionate company like Floragarden Positano. After months of lockdown and restrictions, the team can’t wait to create beautiful masterpieces for their clients. floragardenpositano.it

MARLA CAKES

Tucked away in the charming city of Vicenza, Marla Cakes is a high-end pastry shop, specialising in French patisserie recipes with an Italian twist. For your special occasion, you can pick from marvelous cakes, little pastries, cookies, and all the French classics. Rest assured that every design is bespoke and created especially for you and your occasion. The little details, from the style to the gusto, are crafted with the clients in mind. Marla, with her training and passion for the art of pastry, will craft a sweet masterpiece that all your guests will love to both photograph and delight in. And, for any special request, such as a stunning dessert table, you can count on Marla Cakes to blow everyone away. marlacakes.com

KRISZTINA TÓTH WEDDING & EVENTS

Crafting stylish weddings on the pearlescent coasts of Sardinia, Krisztina Tóth Wedding & Events promises to create an unforgettable event. Probably the best-known coastal sweep of Sardinia, Costa Smeralda, is 10km of sandy bays and glamorous marinas. Attracting all A-Listers and yachters, there’s much more to experience than just glitzy promenades. Blessed with crystal clear waters and breathtaking views, Sardinia has it all. Working across the Costa Smeralda and Costa Corallina, Krisztina Tóth is committed to delivering the most distinguished events on the coast. The company will help you find the best local vendors and make sure you receive a bespoke celebration in one of the most

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Roberta Torresan We found out about the future of Italian weddings from the esteemed planner Roberta Torresan

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HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT WEDDINGS TAKING OFF FROM THE 15TH OF JUNE?

I feel relieved and very happy for all those couples who were anxious and desperate. After a long and difficult year, this is a new beginning and we all hope that things will get better in the following months.

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WHEN AND WHERE IS THE FIRST WEDDING IN YOUR BOOKS?

My first wedding will be on the last weekend of June, in a wonderful countryside resort near Rome. Like all the other summer weddings, it was originally scheduled a year ago. And, many of these have been postponed to 2022.

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WHAT HAS CHANGED IN THE WAY YOU WORK?

This year we must stay informed at all times, because the situation is changing every week, and regulations have to adapt to the evolution of the pandemic. We need to comply with every new rule and make sure brides and grooms are aware of what is permitted, and what is forbidden as well.

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Italy is now ready to be the number one wedding destination again. Our wedding industry is strong and prepared to face every challenge.

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THE LATEST WEDDING SHOOT YOU HAVE CREATED?

During 2020 we worked on 3 different wedding shoots in 3 different locations. Each of them was inspired by a different theme and set. We searched for unusual and unpublished places nearby, mainly outdoors. The whole work was condensed into an inspirational ebook we sold to collect donations for a pediatric oncology hospital in Rome.

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WHAT INSPIRED THE SHOOT?

I wanted to focus on authentic Italian sceneries, far from what everyone can see on the internet, and different compared to the wedding shoots that take place in Italy. I offered pure Italian style, without any reference to famous locations.


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Actually, they don’t have specific new requests. They are cautious about having a safe wedding, but most of all, they are very eager to celebrate their big day to the fullest.

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WHAT HAS THIS PAST YEAR TAUGHT YOU?

As a business owner, I had to be fast at making decisions, and very quick at predicting changes. At the same time, with all my team, I had to be closer than ever to all my clients, supporting them and giving them good advice. I think I learnt that you must not only be ready and prepared to accept change, but you should always try to predict and welcome change. robertatorresan.com Photo Credits: Roberto Marchionne, Matteo Crescentini, Gianni di Natale, Giuseppe Voci

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WHAT’S YOUR BEST ADVICE FOR COUPLES PLANNING A WEDDING AT THIS TIME?

They have to feel confident and relaxed because we have all been waiting so long for the situation to be safer; Italy is now ready to be the number one wedding destination again. Our wedding industry is strong and prepared to face every challenge; we have spent 12 months studying and implementing new safety procedures to let you enjoy the best experience ever.

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Amalfi Coast, Rome and Tuscany are still the top 3 in my clients’ shortlist.

WHAT’S THE FIRST THING INTERNATIONAL COUPLES SHOULD THINK ABOUT WHEN PLANNING A POST-PANDEMIC WEDDING IN ITALY?

As I already pointed out, they will probably find a well-prepared country, reliable planners, and experienced vendors. Please focus on what you love most about Italy, and make your preferred choice!

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Regions where you can find warm weather most of the year, and outdoor venues are the most requested at the moment. As far as my clients are concerned, Amalfi Coast, Rome, and Tuscany are still the top 3 in their shortlist. WEDDINGSANDHONEYMOONSMAGAZINE.COM

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Bauer Venezia Luxury in the heart of Venice… Hotel Bauer Palazzo is where you stay to experience the authenticity and charm of Venice. Located just a stone’s throw away from the mesmerising Saint Mark’s Square and with sweeping views over St Mark’s Basin and the Grand Canal, the hotel promises luxury in one of the most envied locations of the city. Offering the best of both worlds, the contemporary character of Bauer Hotel with the sophisticated ambience of Bauer Palazzo, guests can appreciate the urban commodities with a glimpse into the opulent Venetian past. When not touring the Lagoon’s riches, couples feel at home in the intimate atmosphere of the hotel. The refined decor and exclusive service attract curious travellers, especially those who expect to be pampered from the moment they walk in. The Palazzo The hotel boasts 137 rooms and 54 suites decorated in Venetian style, with grand marble features, precious fabrics, and original Murano glass. For the perfect romantic getaway, the Executive Suites are stylish and well suited for honeymooners planning to enjoy relaxed, in-room meals. For a first-class seat of the Grand Canal, the Grand Canal Suite is the best alternative. All the details are curated to make sure your stay is not only pleasurable but extremely unforgettable. If your idea of a holiday includes both relaxation and treating your taste buds, then you’re in the right place. Newlyweds can unwind in the 8th-floor terrace’s hydro massage bathtub with fresh fruit and Prosecco, or they can savour the high-end culinary delicacies proposed by the chefs. Expect only the best culinary experiences when visiting Hotel Bauer Palazzo. De Pisis Restaurant is elegant and intimate, ideal for couples planning a date night. The sophisticated atmosphere marries the impeccable gastronomic selection, leaving guests with a one-of-a-kind sensory journey. During your visit, don’t miss the panoramic scenery and AvantGarde cuisine of the newly renovated Settimo Cielo Rooftop Restaurant. Awarded as the highest terrace in the city, it’s the jewel in the crown of Hotel Bauer Palazzo. In the restaurant, the Michelin-starred chef Cristiano Tomei stuns with his creativity and unique culinary approach. Every course is something created by the chef especially for you. And when the sun goes down, the Settimo Cielo terrace transforms into a Champagne lounge and cocktail bar for late-night drinks overlooking La Serenissima. Say “I Do” Hotel Bauer Palazzo is a beautiful wedding location. Set amidst the Lagoon, with romantic views and five-star service, it’s a wonderful venue for lifetime unions. Showcasing the perfect blend of old-world grandeur and contemporary sophistication, Hotel Bauer Palazzo is a picture-perfect backdrop for your special day. With a maximum capacity of 150 people, the banquet and meeting halls are lavish spaces for elegant gatherings. Amongst these, the glamorous ballroom is the best for couples looking to hold a regal affair. Last but not least, the terrace offers a magical

Set amidst the Lagoon, with romantic views and five-star service, it’s a wonderful venue for lifetime unions. Showcasing the perfect blend of old-world grandeur and contemporary sophistication...


space for wedding celebrations. The hotel’s dedicated team provides an exemplary service; from helping you decide the menus for your unique celebration, to being a helping hand on your special day and ensuring a stress-free wedding. Hotel Bauer Palazzo is the epitome of grace and with its incredible service, it offers an experience like no other. bauervenezia.com @bauervenezia

Photographer: Facibeni Fotografia www.facibeni.com Wedding planning & styling: The Elite Group www.the-elitegroup.com

Photographer: Facibeni Fotografia www.facibeni.com Wedding planning & styling: The Elite Group www.the-elitegroup.com


Country Relais & Spa

Le Capanne An authentic, peaceful, and romantic villa situated amidst the beauty of Volterra, Tuscany

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et in the heart of Tuscany, Country Relais & Spa Le Capanne is a blissful villa for weddings, events, and special holidays. The estate is located near Volterra, one of the oldest cities in Italy, and it includes 100 acres of land, adjacent to a natural reserve. It also offers 360-degree views of Tuscany’s rolling hills and perfect spots to admire sunsets. The 100-year-old farmhouse has been converted into a luxurious villa and it’s open all year, so you can be sure to plan your special day when it suits you best. Villa Le Capanne has nine en-suite, double bedrooms, each with its own private entrance. You can rent the entire location for your big event without having to worry about allocating your guests around the area. Everyone can indulge in the 24-hour concierge and you can enjoy time with your friends and family as if you were on holiday. The villa accommodates twenty-two people, perfect for an intimate and low-key wedding celebration. During your stay, you can make the most of all the amenities: an original wood-burning pizza oven and a bbq are available for use, whilst a romantic fire-pit is at hand for the evenings. Villa Le Capanne has an indoor jacuzzi and spa area for relaxation. There’s a charming pool house as well, equipped with a kitchenette and restrooms. This is the dream home away from home, tucked away in the Tuscan countryside. Wedding Memories Couples who adore the rustic Tuscan scenery will fall head over heels in love with Villa Le Capanne, an unforgettable place where to take the big step into married life. Book your venue and plan a long wedding vacation with everyone you love. The indoor event capacity is set at 80, whilst for a beautiful outdoor reception, you can invite up to 150 guests. The venue also leaves you the option to hire your own catering company or select the one offered by Villa Le Capanne. With the array of possibilities, you can customise your wedding day and create the event you’ve always hoped for.

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Fucina di Vulcano A charming resort overlooking the highest active volcano in Europe, Mount Etna…

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ucina di Vulcano is a breathtaking hotel located on the northwest side of Mongibello, in Bronte: the town of pistachios. As you wind through the streets, you’ll feel the Mediterranean air and see the colours that characterise this stunning locus. The picturesque village of Bronte is worth adventuring in, with its blend of historical sites and legends. Whilst touring, you’ll learn that Bronte is famous worldwide for its “green gold”, the pistachios, which were planted in ancient times in the fertile and volcanic Sicilian soil. The Resort The setting is steeped in incredible myth and tradition, and amidst it all, Fucina di Vulcano is a breath of fresh air with its contemporary atmosphere. The name “Fucina di Vulcano” comes from Greek mythology; what in the myth was a workshop where the Cyclops Bronte forged steel, today becomes the place where guests can enjoy genuine hospitality and a unique culinary journey. And, all of this is possible thanks to the determination of the owner, Irene Foti, and her staff. Boasting nine rooms, a charming restaurant with an astonishing view of Mount Etna, a large reception hall, and a vast garden, the resort is exactly what couples need to make their wedding a showstopper. The exterior is peaceful and bucolic, the perfect location to host a romantic ceremony. And, the delicacies offered by the restaurant will blow away your guests. Following the Sicilian tradition by using local ingredients and authentic flavours, Chef Sandro Rinaldo presents a culinary adventure that will awaken all of your senses. Not only that, but the chef’s modern inspiration brings novelty and refinement to the ancient recipes of Bronte and those of Sicily. The food and wine proposals are a real highlight of the experience at Fucina di Vulcano. Weddings Fucina di Vulcano is located in a natural setting of rare beauty, between the Nebrodi National Park and the Etna Regional Park, making it an ideal venue for luxurious weddings and events. An enchanted ambiance, a fiery Sicilian character, culinary art, and a profound love for the the land, are just a few of the reasons why you’ll love getting hitched here. It is the perfect year-round countryside getaway for you and your dearest ones. Fucina di Vulcano is licensed for civil ceremonies so you can plan your entire day or weekend around the venue. As the sun melts away, you can exchange your promises with Mount Etna framing your celebration. After the ceremony, you can seal your idyllic union by enjoying their lavish banquet, an experience you’ll remember forever. fucinadivulcano.it

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AF LUXURY EVENTS Francesca Ceresa, the founder of AF Luxury Events, is our top wedding planner and floral designer in Lombardy Home to a myriad of opulent locations for weddings, Lombardy is a bountiful region for your union. From panoramic mountains, romantic lakes, to lavish resorts and villas, there are a plethora of options for couples hoping to exchange vows in this northern part of Italy. Of course, a beautiful location is not all you need when planning your big day. You must have an excellent planner to guide you through the process. Especially, if you are an international couple, needing extra guidance when it comes to the language and familiarity with the area. Francesca Ceresa, the owner of AF Luxury Events, is the ideal choice for a luxurious wedding in and around Milan, Lake Iseo and the Franciacorta area, as well as, on Lake Garda. With years of experience and attention to the finer details, you won’t be disappointed. Make your dream wedding come to life, without having to worry about the complicated aspects of wedding planning. Francesca Ceresa loves to share her creativity with her couples and knows exactly how to replicate her clients’ thoughts and wishes. There’s nothing that AF Luxury Events can’t accomplish to make every customer satisfied with their special day. Francesca Ceresa will craft the perfect plan based on your requests and budget. She can follow you throughout the planning months or you can request a one-time consultation. Whichever the case, the team will make sure to provide the best service possible, for example, by picking the right suppliers. Knowing who to confide in when organising your wedding is essential, and Francesca is undoubtedly a professional you can confide in. For a wedding day filled with emotions and unforgettable memories in Lombardy, you can rely on AF Luxury Events. afluxuryevents.com

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KRISZTINA TÓTH EXCLUSIVE WEDDING & EVENTS A seaside wedding in Sardinia is the new trend... The Planner’s Profile Founder of Exclusive Wedding & Events, Krisztina Tóth has been planning beautiful weddings on the island since 2016. Her events have definitely showcased the beauty of Sardinia and the wonderful opportunities it offers. Her company is now talked about all over the world and has placed this Italian paradise on the map. The words to best describe her business are elegance, creativity, and lots of passion. At the end of the day, it’s all about making dreams come true and creating a day couples will remember. Each event is bespoke and personalised and for the occasion, the team starts from scratch, creating something unique and special. With the budget at hand, Krisztina Tóth will contact the best suppliers, making sure every detail is on point. Why pick Sardinia? Sardinia offers incredible sunsets, beaches, and exclusive locations for weddings. The magical atmosphere on the island welcomes romance: the sound of the waves, the gentle wind, and the fragrance of the vegetation attract couples from across the globe. There are also all types of landscapes, a perfect climate and culinary delicacies that charm visitors. The strategic position at the very centre of the Mediterranean Sea makes it very easy for couples to fly in from all over. The five top locations to look up for an awe-inspiring time are the Costa Smeralda, Golfo Aranci, Porto Rotondo, San Teodoro and the city of Olbia. Latest Trends For a wow-worthy summer wedding, opt for a boho chic vibe. This fashion is very ideal for a beach wedding and it enhances a sense of freedom, originality and airiness. You can make this style your own, with romantic lanterns and candles and with a lush selection of florals. The season’s colours are white, lavender and yellow. IG: @wedding.sardegna Fb: Tengerparti eskùvò Szardinàn weddinginsardinia.net

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BOUTIQUE FIORI D’ARANCIO The dream dress and suit shop in Lissone, Brianza The Boutique Fiori D’Arancio was established in 1960, and since then, it has been a go-to place to find the perfect wedding looks. For celebrations around the Milan area, this is an exclusive boutique where you’ll experience high-end service and surely, find the gown or suit you’ve been searching for. Spouses will be able to find personalised styles, different sizes, and highquality material. The shop’s experts and established stylists can help you pick “the one”, guiding you through the process with professionalism and enthusiasm. The business also provides in-house tailoring; this ensures that any adjustment needed is made in time for your walk down the aisle. The boutique offers the beautiful collection Morilee by Madeline Gardner. For romantic gowns, intricate embellishments, and floral touches, you’ll find the showstopping dress for your special event. The collection Reverie has choices for all brides, from princess style dresses to boho gowns made for the modern bride. For him, Boutique Fiori D’Arancio boasts the beautiful collection by Petrelli Uomo. Contemporary and elegant, you’ll find the perfect suit for a sophisticated look. And the surprises don’t end here, if you've been invitied to an event, Fiori D’Arancio stocks the rich collection by Romeo Gigli, perfect for guest outfits. JESSICA MIRTO: STYLIST & MAKEUP ARTIST Jessica Mirto is an experienced wedding and fashion designer. For the past 25 years, she’s been the stylist of the bridal collection Fiori D’Arancio. Her background is in makeup artistry; she’s a bridal makeup specialist and collaborated with top magazines. With her professionalism and creativity, she’ll create a wonderful look to boost your confidence. Jessica Mirto will be happy to take care of your beauty makeover on your special day. Following your suggestions and style, she’ll come up with a oneof-a-kind look that matches your bridal dress and personality; something natural that can exalt your features, making you the star of the day. abitidasposalissonemonzabrianza.it

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MARLA About Marla Cakes:

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arla Cakes crafts beautifully designed desserts for weddings and special events in Veneto, Italy. Marla, the owner, has a French patisserie background and proposes the finest sweet temptations, with a blast of flavour. She also creates classics such as croquembouche, and she loves to work with a world favourite, the choux pastry. Marla finds inspiration everywhere. Growing up in Paris opened up her mind to art, beauty and, of course, patisserie. Now, she lives in gorgeous Veneto, surrounded by ancient cities, such as Verona and Venice, mountains, lakes and the seaside. All of this Italian beauty is a great source of inspiration and influences most of the work done in the pastry shop. It’s all about the experience... When designing a wedding cake, the most important aspect is creating something personal for the clients. Marla tries to include little details that remind couples of their love: a special flower, a colour or a flavour. All lovebirds has a particular love language and Marla Cakes tries to reflect that with pastry art, going above and beyond to make one-of-a-kind sweet masterpieces. Marla's trends to watch: After such a challenging year, the demands are polarizing: some couples opt for intimate and minimalist weddings, and then others want 3 days of celebrations to get back the time they lost. Indeed, there's special attention to guests’ intolerances. Couples really want to propose vegan, egg-free, gluten-free options to their guests, meeting every demand. Dessert tables have become a huge trend, and they are visually stunning. Regarding design styles, simplicity is key. Without getting rid of sophistication, couples choose lighter colours, pastel tones, and lots of flowers, fresh or dry. Natural elements are now a big theme for weddings. marlacakes.com

Every couple has a particular love language and Marla Cakes tries to reflect that with pastry art, going above and beyond to make one-of-a-kind sweet masterpieces.

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The floral experts to contact for an enchanting wedding on the Amalfi Coast

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loragarden Positano is more than a local florist. The floral business offers exclusive services across the Amalfi Coast, and it is per definition, the go-to place in Positano for anything floral-related. From wedding arrangements, gardening assistance, and decor masterpieces, the team has got it covered. What started as a small business in the ‘80s became a renowned shop in the area. They have something for everyone: small bouquets for any special occasion, flowers for luxury weddings and events, as well as, landscaping services and consultations for private villas and estates. Floragarden Positano is the perfect partner to have during your wedding planning. They have a professional team following you throughout the process, and the best part is that they can create anything you have in mind, leaving you with beautiful memories. They’ve successfully designed floral arrangements for hotels, churches, and precious villas, so you don’t have to worry about the location you’ve picked. Down to the smallest of details, the staff will cater to your needs. Lavish or intimate, your event will have the best-looking compositions, worthy of a celebration on the mesmerising Amalfi Coast. floragardenpositano.it

Lavish or intimate, your event will have the best-looking compositions, worthy of a celebration on the mesmerising Amalfi Coast.

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SAN SALVATORE CASTLE Where years of emotions are stored... San Salvatore Castle has stood the test of time; it is one of the most sumptuous and iconic late medieval fortifications in Europe. Tucked away amongst the vineyard-clad Prosecco Hills, it’s secluded and invites guests to leave all worries behind. For the past eight centuries, it has dominated the plain leading up to the gorgeous city of Venice, making it an unrivalled destination for sophisticated events. The castle was an impregnable fortress in the Middle Ages, an elegant palace during the Renaissance, and a celebrated salon for artists and literary figures coming from all over Europe. San Salvatore Castle has always been eclectic both in its architecture and in its very soul. Today, it serves as a truly distinctive, unique venue for memory-worthy celebrations, just as it did in the past. MAGICAL WEDDINGS The magnificent backdrop, located in the very heart of northern Italy, between Venice and the Dolomites, is where dreams come true. For your exclusive and romantic wedding, you’ll have the entire castle to yourself. Offering large and opulent halls, elegant rooms, enchanting terraces with breathtaking views, you’ll be spoilt for choice. San Salvatore Castle boasts a blend of classic elegance and timeless details, providing the perfect space for couples to say “I do” amongst family and friends. This is a fairytale location, where anything you dream of is possible. The staff wants you to have the best time without worrying about the daunting details. When planning a wedding at San Salvatore Castle you don’t need to stress about a cut-off time or strict choices on vendors, you can plan your beautiful event with the utmost freedom. And, with a great team by your side, you can relax and enjoy this incredible time in your life. castellosansalvatore.it

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PARONE DESIGN Interview with the top Finnish wedding planner and designer Janne-Caro Pykälä TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMPANY.

Parone Design, established in 1998, has been creating one-of-a-kind celebrations for couples coming from all over the world. Our creative and innovative design derives from cooperation with skilled professionals with decades of experience. Our team is here to make your dreams come true. I’m an innovative and productive florist, professional wedding planner, and Master of Fine Arts (Fashion and Interior Design) and I started my company just after graduation.

WHAT’S MAGICAL ABOUT GETTING MARRIED IN FINLAND?

SIGNATURE STYLE

Creating beauty is a way of life for me. In the media, I have been named the "Prince of the Renaissance". My style is for an international clientele and it’s opulent.

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Trust yourself, your instincts, listen to your heart.

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Utmost elegance is my highest priority.

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Phone: +358 (0)40 5551946 Web: paronedesign.com e-mail: info@paronedesign.com Address: Vironkatu 5 C, 4th floor 00170 – Helsinki – Finland Instagram: @paronedesign

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Finland is a winter wonderland: the landscape is shimmering white, the sky is dark blue, the lakes and sea are frozen, the fireplaces and decorative lights are on to create warmth. In the summer, a wedding on an island or by the Baltic Sea is an experience. Finland is called the land of a thousand lakes, and it is wonderful to celebrate weddings with a lake as a backdrop, even in autumn, when nature glows with colours. Finland is also a country of equality, so all people over the age of 18 have the same rights to marry, regardless of religion or sexual orientation, for example.

WHAT’S YOUR MESSAGE TO COUPLES?

Start early, be flexible, and hire a professional. Times have changed, and the norms of wedding planning have changed with them. Having a team of experts by your side will be worth the money. The pandemic has changed most plans, and what I suggest is that couples start from scratch. They should think about what’s important to them; the big wedding surrounded by people, or are they ready to scrap the idea and simply celebrate their love intimately. Take a realistic look at the overall situation and make the most of it. Be prepared to give up your initial expectations and embrace change. With a team of planners, you won’t be disappointed.

WHICH TRENDS ARE ON THE RISE?

Here are a few trends that will emerge between 20222023, especially in Finland: 1. Intimate weddings: Just because you are planning a smaller event doesn’t mean you need to scale down the experience. 2. A sensory experience: Events will be experiences that guests can share and remember for a lifetime. 3. Bespoke and easy-to-wear: Wedding dresses and suits will become much more practical and locally crafted. 4. Original ring designs: Rings designed by the wedding couple are becoming popular. Most of these are handmade by a local jewelry artist. 5. Personalised events: The couple’s traditions, values, and origins enhance new cultural features for weddings.

YOUR BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT SO FAR?

During these 30 last years, I have done a lot of beautiful things for people: working with the Office of the President of the Republic and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, decorating the opening of the New Helsinki Music Hall, and the assignments received from the White House since the Helsinki Summit have been significant achievements. I have won a few international competitions, won awards in clothing design, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs has awarded me as Chevalier, and I was selected as the first top Finnish wedding planner in 2015. Yet, I consider the greatest achievement to date to be my work as an entrepreneur for 23 consecutive years, constantly developing and creating new projects. Photo Credits: Camilla Bloom, camillabloom.com


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UNITED KINGDOM: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

Beautiful Buckinghamshire

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uckinghamshire is a county that is worth your while. With many places of historical and cultural interest to visit and a plethora of activities to partake in, you’ll find that Buckinghamshire is very diverse in character. Revel in complete relaxation and tranquil rejuvenation at the Stoke Park Spa or catch an awe-inspiring production at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre with your significant other. Boasting of dynamic and exciting West-end productions, from pantomime to ballet, there’s so much for you and your love to experience here. The stunning county is home to gorgeous landscapes, which have inspired its many past literary residents and its rich sporting heritage. Take a walk through the medieval villages and historical thoroughfares and gaze upon the very scenes that inspired authors like Roald Dahl and Agatha Christie. Explore the beautiful architecture of Italianate mansions, drawing rooms and historical coaching inns. For couples who enjoy a little more adventure, delight in breath-taking views of the stunning English countryside after some flying lessons in a vintage Havilland Tiger Moth biplane. The eclectic southeast is brimming with thrilling activities for you and your significant other to enjoy. Watch on as Formula One cars rev along the Grand Prix circuits, or cheer on the rowing crews as they tirelessly paddle along the Olympic rowing lakes. With so much to do and see, there truly is never a dull moment here in Buckinghamshire. When in search of a place to dine in the evening or to have a light afternoon lunch, Buckinghamshire definitely does not fall short. Packed to the brim with award-winning gastro pubs, restaurants, unique farm shops, and cafes; most of which serve locally produced food and drink, you’re certainly in for a delightful time. Sip on a crisp glass of red or white wine with your loved one as you bask in the alfresco ambiance at Dawns Hill Vineyard, indulge in a traditional pub spread at the Royal Oak, or delight in some mouth-watering contemporary cuisine at the Waddesdon manor; there’s always something here for everyone. Buckinghamshire has such a captivating character that all who step foot on its grounds leave completed enthralled. The picturesque region is the ideal year-round destination, perfect for short breaks and weekend getaways. Spend your honeymoon exploring gorgeous villages, historic towns, and dazzling countryside trails.

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE’S BEST: NEW BEGINNINGS

Providing affordable luxury and world-class service, New Beginnings Bridal is a boutique like no other. The family-run business is situated in the antique town of Newport Pagnell and is stocked with an array of stunning, fresh and fabulous wedding dresses and accessories. Be sure to book your two-hour slot today and immerse yourself in the plethora of beautiful bridal designs. www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk

SPOT ON EVENT

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based award-winning wedding and events agency has been active in the industry for several years, working with hundreds of couples, making sure their dreams come true. No matter the size of your event, you can trust Spot On Event to deliver the celebration you’ve always wished for. www.spotonevent.co.uk

ROSALYN’S EMPORIUM

Rosalyn’s Emporium is a bespoke jewellery business specialising in commissions and helping couples create the perfect creations for their special day. Established in 2016, by bespoke jeweller Roz Prest, Rosalyn’s Emporium also uses sustainable methods to create amazing wedding jewellery through recycling and remodelling gold, silver and gems. www.rosalynsemporium.com

CEREMONIES BY NICOLA WEST

Based in the stunning county is the friendly and talented Nicola West. Celebrate your love with the help of this amazing celebrant. Bringing her own warmth and love to the craft, Nicola writes bespoke scripts for the ceremony to reflect the styles and story of the couple involved. You’re sure to have a brilliant time with Nicola West. www.ceremoniesbynicola.co.uk

MISSENDEN ABBEY

Set amidst 10 acres of lush and verdant grounds, Missenden Abbey is the perfect place to tie the knot with your loved one. The medieval abbey is a wonderful blend of historical antiques and contemporary charm. Whether you’re after an intimate gathering or a more extravagant celebration, Missenden Abbey can meet your needs. www.missendenabbey.co.uk/weddings/

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New Beginnings Bridal Boutique New Beginnings Bridal is a family run Bridal Boutique based in the beautiful, historic town of Newport Pagnell. Our aim is to provide affordable luxury and an unbeatable experience to every bride, no matter your budget, personal style, orientation or size! Call us: 01908 618 901 | 07496 631 318 | Email: info@newbeginningsmk.co.uk www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk


Q&A with

New Beginnings We sat down with Rhian and her mum to learn about their inspiring bridal boutique... a full refurb! We think the shop looks incredible and we have received some wonderful feedback. Since the reopening on the 12th of April, we have been extremely busy. We haven’t had a day yet where we haven’t been fully booked. We are loving meeting with our brides and their loved ones after such a stressful year, and it’s so lovely to talk with hope about the future.

HOW ARE YOU WELCOMING BACK CLIENTS?

TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMPANY.

We are a family-run bridal boutique trying to make a difference. Our main focus is on service and inclusivity. We aim to provide every bride with the best possible experience no matter their budget, style, shape, or size. We are proud to have such a wide selection of incredible designers, with over 200 different styles available in a wide range of sizes. Unlike a lot of boutiques, we carry equal numbers of plus-size and smaller size dresses, so every bride who walks through our door has a huge range to try on and choose from. We need to spend some time getting to know our brides as we truly feel that the perfect dress is so much more than one that looks great; it needs to fit with your vision and embody your personality. We have helped hundreds of brides since our opening in 2018, and we honestly can’t wait to continue!

WHY CHOOSE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FOR WEDDINGS?

There are so many talented suppliers within Buckinghamshire; many of which, we have had the pleasure of working with in the past. There are also several stunning venues. All of our New Beginnings brides receive a gift bag that includes a pack of special offers from recommended wedding businesses in the area. These are discounts that we have obtained especially for our brides, and this is a way to showcase some of the amazing talents we have in our region.

HOW HAS IT BEEN SINCE THE EASING OF RESTRICTIONS?

It has been amazing to reopen our doors and welcome back our beautiful brides! We, unfortunately, had a devastating flood in October 2020 and have undergone

With huge smiles behind face masks! We, of course, have Covid safety measures in place but we are continuing to put customer service at the forefront of our minds. Refreshments are always available (albeit, in disposable cups!) and the Prosecco is always chilling!

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO?

We are looking forward to weddings being able to go ahead as normal. We love hearing about our brides’ plans and, for their sake, we hope things can return to normal soon. Lastly, we are also looking forward to being able to accept hugs from our brides! For now, air hugs will have to do! newbeginningsmk.co.uk

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Q&A with

Roz Prest from

Rosalyn’s Emporium All you need to know about Rosalyn’s Emporium and its customised jewellery HOW HAS IT BEEN SINCE THE EASING OF RESTRICTIONS?

I’m fortunate to have been incredibly busy. My workshop is private so I have been able to work on commissions and recycling throughout this whole period. In-person workshops and consultations had to stop but I started offering Zoom calls. Even though my workshop is ‘by appointment only’, I’ve followed non-essential retail guidelines to ensure my clients and business remain safe. Everyone has been so supportive and I have worked on some amazing projects so, despite the stress, I can say that the past year has been very productive.

HOW ARE YOU WELCOMING BACK CLIENTS?

With absolute joy! I started my business with Make Your Own wedding ring workshops. I moved from a home workshop to a private unit in November 2019 with plans to grow the business and offer more workshops. I only had 3 months before the first lockdown and it was devastating. It’s wonderful to have clients back in now. I have a Covid-19 policy and ask everyone to adhere to this. They are all so happy to be doing something towards their wedding, commissioning or making rings they will wear forever.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMPANY.

Rosalyn’s Emporium is a bespoke jewellery business specialising in commissions, Make Your Own wedding ring workshops, recycling and remodelling gold and gems. Established in 2016, I wanted to combine my 20 plus years of experience making bespoke items with a meaningful, specialist business. My previous experience cemented my love for creating jewellery that can be treasured and passed down. The jewellery industry can negatively impact the environment and livelihoods of mining communities. The gold I buy is 100% recycled, our stones are ethically and responsibly sourced, my packaging supports artisan makers and is made from FSC materials. I’m very picky when it comes to working with suppliers and I have spent a lot of time researching trusted and reputable ones. My future plans are to develop ‘RE Collections’ which will be one-off or small quantities of pre-made jewellery, carefully designed or briefed with clients in mind but allowing me more creative freedom to develop my style.

WHY CHOOSE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FOR WEDDINGS?

Buckinghamshire is the home of the Chiltern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. If you are looking for a rural location, full of character you do not need to look anywhere else. The level of service at any wedding venue I have attended for shows or events is incredibly high. Buckinghamshire is well connected to London via tube, major motorways such as M25, M40 and M1 also run very close so it’s perfect for guests travelling from any area. The range of venues will suit every budget too.

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WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO?

Like most people, I have missed seeing family. Living in Chesham, we were able to enjoy the beautiful countryside and weather last year, but I am looking forward to exploring other parts of the UK. I have a girls’ weekend in Devon planned for July and a family holiday to plan for August. I take August off work for school holidays (our children will be 10 and 7 in the summer) so it’s a great moment to take time off work before we get busy again in autumn. Work-wise, I am hoping to carry on growing Rosalyn’s Emporium, keeping my consistent 5* reviews and helping many couples find their perfect wedding rings and jewellery. rosalynsemporium.com


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Spot on Event We had a chat with Nehar, founder of Spot on Event, and this is what we found out about the award-winning Luxury Planner... HOW HAS IT BEEN SINCE THE EASING OF RESTRICTIONS?

There are still some uncertainties with couples given that the restrictions have been on and off since last year. It has been busy though. Couples turn to us as experts in the industry to know which is the best way forward and where possible, we advise them the best we can. Some couples are happy to reduce their numbers and just get married, they don’t mind social distancing in their photos or masks at a ceremony, you can get some really quirky photos with masks on. Some couples, however, want the big traditional wedding, and they have had to postpone a few times.

HOW ARE YOU WELCOMING BACK CLIENTS?

With a lot of excitement. I have missed meeting with my clients and being able to share the joy with them, so post May, I have arranged for afternoon teas with most of my couples to enjoy being with them face-to-face, having a planning session as well as a cheeky afternoon tea. You’ll be surprised by the difference between an in-person planning session and a virtual one.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR COMPANY.

Spot on Event was born to give couples the best experience ever when it comes to wedding planning. This means handholding as much as required, making things happen regardless of how unique the concept. I love taking my clients’ scattered ideas and turning them into what I like to call a “masterpiece”. Over the years, the business has evolved, and I just love how different all my weddings are. Be it multicultural, traditional, or with a modern twist, all the weddings I have planned have all been my favourite. Currently focusing on the luxury market and multicultural or multi-day weddings, I’m actually really excited to plan weddings again. Although, I’ve adapted to micro weddings during the last year, and they are cute and romantic for sure, but nothing, in my opinion, beats a wedding venue full of guests, large floral décor and a night full of singing and dancing.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO?

Once all restrictions are lifted, I am really looking forward to a normal wedding… not because it will be normal, but because I’ll be able to see all the excitement on everyone’s face; everyone will be dressed up again, enjoying the moment, and this it is something we have not been able to experience in a very long time. spotonevent.co.uk

WHY CHOOSE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE FOR WEDDINGS?

Buckinghamshire is full of character, full of beautifully crafted indoor and outdoor spaces. At the same time, it has a mix of it all. Whether you want a traditional celebration, elegant wedding, or anything else, there is a perfect venue somewhere in Buckinghamshire. Given the location, we can easily access most parts of the UK, even for international guests. What makes Buckinghamshire the desired location by many is its romantic essence. Almost every city, town, and village has a romantic feel, be it the buildings, the setup, or just the look.

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Amy Cassidy Photography

Bespoke Jeweller With over 21 years experience designing & making bespoke jewellery Roz has a wealth of experience & contacts to help make & finish your perfect piece. Working to your ideal budget & timelines Roz can source all materials & stones, provide drawings or models depending on the project & arrange finishing in multiple ways such as stone setting & engraving. This ensures every aspect of your unique jewellery has the personal touch, made with much care & attention. The private, air conditioned workshop is located in an old watch & jewellery factory in leafy Buckinghamshire. The workshop is a relaxing & welcoming space to discuss your bespoke jewellery needs. Roz can arrange in-person, video, phone or email consultations at a time to suit you. All visitors are by appointment only.

Commissions For clients wanting something unique. Ideal for shaped wedding rings. Commission an engagement ring & combine with a ‘Make Your Own’ wedding ring workshop for a complete bespoke jewellery experience.

Platinum & Diamond Flower Burst engagement & wishbone wedding ring set Photo Credit | Roz Prest


Make Your Own wedding rings Tailor made for you & by you From bars of precious metal to wedding rings in just one day. Work in any gold, platinum, palladium or silver. Workshops are aimed at complete beginners & tailored to suit each couples needs for materials, finishes & budget.

Recycling & Remodelling Perfect way to reuse existing, often sentimental jewellery. Breathing new life into it & making it your own. An ethical & sustainable way to create something unique & long lasting.

Photo Credit | Roz Prest

Photo Credit | Amy Cassidy Photography

Receive a free consultation & 10% off a bespoke commission or Make Your Own wedding ring workshop when quoting “W&HRE10%” when making your initial enquiry. Discount not valid against any other services & valid until 31.12.2021. Website: rosalynsemporium.com | rosalynsemporium@gmail.com | 07967203868 Instagram: rosalynsemporium | Facebook: rosalynsemporium | Twitter: rosalynemporium | Pinterest: rosalynsemporium


“Always be Sure to Personalise the Most Important Moments of Your Life” Hello I am Nicola, an Independent Wedding Celebrant based in Buckinghamshire. I also conduct ceremonies across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, creating beautiful bespoke ceremonies that are both memorable and truly personal.

Tel: 07958 163670 | Email: Info@ceremoniesbynicola.co.uk | Web: ceremoniesbynicolawest.co.uk


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AMERICA’S FINEST

FOR AN ALL AMERICAN WEDDING, YOU’VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE

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Find the right industry expert for your wonderful wedding celebration…

MYSTICAL WINDS GATHERING PLACE FLORIDA

A place where the sun always shines and the sea stays crisp and cool, the state of Florida is truly an amazing wedding and honeymoon haven. Delicately placed in the heart of Clermont, Florida is the stunning wedding and event venue Mystical Winds Gathering Place. The chic, spacious barn is adorned with beautiful décor and embellishments and is the perfect location to celebrate your love. mysticalwindsgatheringplace.com

THE BARN AT ALLEN ACRES ILLINOIS

Home to an amazing array of fascinating sites, Illinois is definitely one to add to your bucket list. From the exciting landmarks of Chicago to the astounding architecture of Oak Park, there is never a dull moment in this midwestern beauty. Be sure to celebrate your nuptials at the gorgeous Barn at Allen Acres. The exceptionally renovated 1920s farmhouse is the ideal country location for your fairy-tale wedding. thebarnatallenacres.com

BAREFOOT BEACH BRIDE MARYLAND

The mid-Atlantic state of Maryland encompasses a contemporary yet traditional charm that attracts visitors from all over the globe. Pouring their heart into each and every couple they work for, BB Barefoot Beach Bride will go above and beyond to ensure that your celebration is a success. The international awardwinning company specialises in planning stunning beach destination weddings in Ocean City, Maryland. barefootbeachbridesoc.com

DIVINE & ELEGANT EVENTS MARYLAND

Maryland is the ideal place for a city break with your significant other. The midAtlantic state encompasses a contemporary yet traditional charm that attracts visitors from all over the world. Based in the heart of this stunning state is Divine & Elegant Events. Combining meticulous planning with impeccable attention to


detail, the dream team will create a divine experience for you and your loved ones to enjoy. divineandeleganteventsllc.com

WEDDINGS OF TOPSAIL NORTH CAROLINA

There’s an abundance of activities available for you in the incredible state of North Carolina. There is depth and richness here, that captivates all its visitors. Exchange vows in front of your friends and family with the help of Pastor Henry “Skip” Corbett of Weddings of Topsail. With years of experience under his belt, you can rest assured that your wedding is in safe hands. His friendly and outgoing nature keeps guests comfortable and entertained. weddingsoftopsail.com

IVORY AND OAK TENNESSEE

Celebrate the beauty of your love in the gorgeous state of Tennessee. The phenomenal state boasts of its own unique splendour from the Great Smoky Mountains, to the lush greenery of Nashville and the sultry lowlands of Memphis. The brilliant event planning agency Ivory and Oak are top-notch planners for your romantic wedding. Their elite team promises to turn your event into an unforgettable affair. facebook.com/ivoryandoak2

MIDDLE PENINSULA LIFE COACHING AND OFFICIANT VIRGINIA

Virginia is home to a wealth of amazing historical experiences. Spend your days enjoying their world-class attractions and incredible natural scenes. Donna Ballentine of Middle Peninsula Life Coaching and Officiant is a Virginia based celebrant. The transgender officiant is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and encourages every couple to embrace their authenticity and celebrate their love in unique ways. weddingwire.com/biz/middle-peninsula-life-coaching-officiant


IVORY AND OAK… Celebrate your love in style... Enjoy your special day with friends and family surrounded by the dazzling scenes of Tennessee. The stunning landscapes and ripe heritage make it one of the country’s most popular areas, it truly is the heart and soul of the United States. Spectacular sights and gorgeous settings are not all this region has to offer. Known as the soundtrack of America, music is synonymous with this sultry state. Here you’ll find a combination of European inspired folk music and African American rhythm and blues. An incredible melting pot of sound and culture, spend your romantic escape dancing the night away under Tennessee’s sparkling star-lit sky. Celebrate your love here with the help of the brilliant event planning agency Ivory and Oak. Their elite team promise to turn your event into an unforgettable affair. Based in the gorgeous city of Memphis, the company owner Mia Lopez and her talented team have been creating wonderful events since 2015. The expert planners and designers understand the importance of the little details and work tirelessly to see your dream event come to life. From the perfect shade of lighting to the centrepieces and colour palettes, Ivory and Oak will be sure that every detail you wished for becomes a reality. No matter the size and shape of your event, Ivory and Oak are more than able to see your vision brought to life. From intimate elopements to grand extravaganzas, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands. They offer a plethora of different services, from consultations to event day organisation, partial/full event planning and much more. Ivory and Oak can be as involved as you would like them to be. For couples who want to have more creative control, with just a little help and guidance, the partial planning package is ideal for you. You can also choose to hire a wedding coordinator for the day. The team at Ivory and Oak understand that planning, coordinating an event and making sure all goes to plan can be stressful, so they promise to carry most of the burden, so you can kick back and enjoy the day. Some of the other services they provide are budget creation and tracking, vendor recommendations, logistics and entertainment. Whether you’re after a tropical destination wedding, or gorgeous local garden celebration, with Ivory and Oak you can have a marvellous event that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. www.ivoryandoak16.wixsite.com Photo Credits: Mariana Bridal Photos, Iconic Bride Vizcaya & Chip Dizard @chipdizardphotographer

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Location: Miami Florida Vizcaya Museum Creative Director: Mia Lopez, Ivory&Oak Event Planning, LLC Photographer: Chip Dizard, Chip Dizard Weddings Second Photographer: Trene Forbes, Trene Forbes Photography Bridal Gown: Allure Bridal Menswear: Garçon Couture Men’s Footwear: Illy&Gilly Stylist: Sonja Jackson, The Bridal Insider MUA: Angie Steele Florals: Downtown Flowers Miami, Janet Fernandez Hair Stylist: Angie Steele Accessories: Su Reina Bridal Models: Kolbee Bobo, Mélodie Gibson

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WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE Mystical Winds Gathering Place 9014 Florida Boys Ranch Rd Clermont, FL 34711 (352) 516-0107 | mysticalwindsgatheringplace.com


A Barn Built For Love, WIth Love From the crops that grew outside it to the dairy that was produced inside it, it saw generations of the utmost care and attention. And while it’s been rehabbed, its rustic heart is in the exact same place-created with love to grow love. For your wedding, your event or your corporate retreat.

The Barn at Allen Acres, 2206 Prophet Road, Rock Falls IL 61071 | Karren Rogers 847-687-3348 | www.thebarnatallenacres.com


Location: Frederick, Maryland

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Middle Peninsula Life Coaching & Officiant Aylett, Virginia

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DESTINATION: BLAME HER RANCH

Wedding Planner vs Venue Manager Words by Special Features Editor Linda Blamer

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Often, couples confuse these two critical roles when establishing their wedding budget and what they want on their special day. A Wedding Planner is hired by the couple and typically focuses on all wedding-related activities. The Wedding Planner provides the couple with tremendous insight on wedding suppliers, venues, timelines, budgets, and much, much more. Particularly valuable is how they keep the wedding day activities on schedule, making sure things flow properly and most importantly, allow the couple to enjoy their time with family and friends. It’s fair to say, Wedding Planners can be expensive. But, they are worth every dime when you consider their role, contributions, and even suggestions on how to save on the wedding budget. Wedding Planners can be hired just for the day, but typically work over a year or six-month period of time to start the planning process and secure all the necessary commitments for your wedding day—including the welcome dinner, rehearsal dinner, lodging, just to name a few. The Wedding Planner always plays a big role in selecting the wedding venue. In our case, at Blame Her Ranch, the wedding planner works directly with Randy, the Ranch Hand, regarding venue-related issues. Many times, couples confuse the Wedding Planner and their agenda with our Venue Manager. In short, Randy the Ranch Hand is an extension of the Wedding Planner. Someone who focuses on elements directly related to the venue. In our case, Randy answers all pertinent questions and issues revolving around securing Blame Her Ranch and the key deliverables provided in our contract. After the contract is signed, he works with the couple to make sure all the financial elements are paid on time. In addition to financial duties, Randy also helps both the couple and Wedding Planner select rooms for the guests, he provides insight into kitchen related issues, meets separately with vendors, with or without the couple, to save time and money, and is the driving force for the wedding set-up both at the ceremony area, barn, and great lawn. As you might expect, everybody wants their tables and chairs arranged in a specific fashion and Randy manages the entire process at Blame Her Ranch, from A-Z. Rarely

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does he get involved in any of the wedding specifics and as the name suggests, concentrates on the functionality and key deliverables on site. Since Blame Her Ranch is the premier destination ranch in America, our Venue Manager goes beyond what you would typically find in a resort or a hotel. This is partly because of our exclusive and remote location, but also because our focus is on customer service, and we try to eliminate restrictions most venues apply to their wedding clientele. Part of this comes in having a Venue Manager like Randy, but also someone who is there to help with a set of services that are exclusive to the ranch through Randy’s Rental company. When you book, you don’t have to go to multiple suppliers. You can rent the dance floor, DJ services, PA system so you don’t miss a single word of the couple’s vows, and the new fun Magic Mirror that lets guests have fun and take memorable photos. Randy the Ranch Hand can even go one step further and help coordinate skeet shooting, fireworks, horseback riding, and many other activities for those booking the ranch for 3-5 days. Blame Her Ranch is truly blessed to have Randy the Ranch Hand, performing his duties along with that of the Wedding Planner, which combined, truly give the couple the best day of their life! blameherranch.com

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CELEBRATIONS OUT OF LOCKDOWN

Enjoy your dream wedding with the help of these brilliant vendors… STRICTLY BRIDAL AYR, SCOTLAND

Based in Ayrshire but working with clients all over Scotland, Strictly Bridal is the go-to shop if you’re looking for high-end designers at affordable prices. Whether you’re a bride or you’re picking out a dress for your child’s first communion or their role as a flower girl, Strictly Bridal has a huge range of stunning dresses that combine style, sophistication, and affordability. And to make the dress come alive, the atelier has a wide selection of shoes, veils, shawls, and sashes to help you stand out on your big day. Strictly Bridal will be your only stop to put together the wedding look of your dreams. strictlybridal.co.uk

“WE LOVE WHAT WE DO AT STRICTLY BRIDAL AND WE PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS TO MAKE SURE YOU WALK AWAY WITH THE RIGHT GOWN IN THE RIGHT STYLE AT THE RIGHT PRICE.” STRICTLY BRIDAL

MAPLE AND FLEUR PHOTOGRAPHY BATH

Having lived and worked in Bath since 2011, photographers Paul and Heidi Warren have great knowledge and understanding of the area. From the hidden gems to gorgeous private gardens, the amazing couple will ensure that your wedding photography has the most romantic backdrop. Though they started as landscape photographers, Paula and Heidi have a new love of capturing couples and families and are dedicated to proving you with imagery you will cherish for years to come. mapleandfleur.com

HARPUR CENTRE FLORIST BEDFORDSHIRE

Harpur Centre Florist is situated in the heart of Bedford, right inside the Blore Tower of the Harpur Centre. For any style or occasion, the team can craft a bespoke floral design, something that you will remember forever. Not only that, Harpur Centre Florist is the go-to place for beautiful wedding bouquets, bridesmaids’ bouquets, buttonholes, corsages, incredible floral arrangements and precious cake adornments. harpurcentreflorist.co.uk

“AT MAPLE & FLEUR, WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON OFFERING A BESPOKE EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU COME FOR ONE OF OUR PHOTOSHOOTS. WE LOVE PHOTOGRAPHING WEDDINGS, MATERNITY AND NEWBORNS. WE FEEL THAT OUR THREE GENRES OF PHOTOGRAPHY GO HAND-IN-HAND WITH EACH OTHER.” MAPLE AND FLEUR

“YOUR WEDDING DAY IS ONE OF THE MOST MEMORABLE DAYS OF YOUR LIFE. WE ARE HERE TO MAKE IT PERFECT BY CREATING BEAUTIFUL, BESPOKE FLOWER DESIGNS JUST FOR YOU, WHETHER YOU ARE PLANNING AN INTIMATE OCCASION WITH CLOSE FAMILY OR A MORE ELABORATE RECEPTION.”

ANDREWS MARQUEES BRISTOL

As the summer season draws nearer, garden parties, outdoor activities and beach soirees are on the horizon. A marquee is essential to ensure you and your guests have a shelter to relax in as the day goes on. For your special celebration in the southwest, look no further than Andrews marquees. The wonderful team offer marquees for every size event so, whether you’re having a large celebration or intimate gathering, you won’t be disappointed when working with Andrews Marquees. andrewsmarquees.co.uk

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TITCOMBE BESPOKE JEWELLERY BRISTOL

Working across Clifton, Bristol and Cirencester, Titcombe Bespoke Jewellery is a company that prides itself on creating tasteful and personalised designs for engagements and weddings. They provide quality, experience and passion, the key ingredients to design and craft magical jewellery. With their expertise, you’ll be able to find the jewel you have always wanted, a unique piece that you’ll want to wear forever. johntitcombe.co.uk

“AS WEDDING RING SPECIALISTS, WE ARE HERE READY TO FIND THE PERFECT RING FOR YOU AND YOUR PARTNER. WE TAKE PRIDE IN THE LARGE ARRAY OF WEDDING RINGS WHICH WE STOCK AND MAKE.” TITCOMBE BESPOKE JEWELLERY


ADRIAN PRITCHARD CLOSE UP ILLUSIONIST BRISTOL

With 20 years of experience as a professional magician, you can’t go wrong with picking Andrian Pritchard for your next event’s entertainment. He blends in during your party, making sure your guests are stunned by his tricks. One of the crowd-pleasers is his up-close magic. Adrian Pritchard will look after your guests as you relax and move around the room. Without a doubt, if you love magic then having Adrian Pritchard Close Up Illusionist is the special touch you need to make your event memorable. facebook.com/Aidimagic/

LIZ GREENHALGH PHOTOGRAPHY CAMBRIDGESHIRE

The widely experienced and published photographer Liz Greenhalgh has been photographing beautiful couples since 2012. With a pure passion and love for her craft, you can trust that with Liz your wedding catalogue will be full of natural and gorgeous imagery. Blending into the background, Liz will capture the hidden moments of your special day, from the fun with your family and friends to the loving moments with your spouse. Create wonderful wedding memories with Liz Greenhalgh. lizgreenhalgh.co.uk

“WHATEVER THE OCCASION, I’LL MAKE THE NEXT EVENT ONE THAT YOU AND YOUR GUESTS WILL REMEMBER FOREVER.” DRIAN PRITCHARD CLOSE UP ILLUSIONIST

GIN HOUSE FLOWERS CAMBRIDGESHIRE

“YOUR SPECIAL EVENT OR CELEBRATION IS AS IMPORTANT TO US AS IT IS TO YOU, AND WE MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO WORK CLOSELY WITH ALL OUR CLIENTS TO ENSURE THAT WE CREATE THE RIGHT ATMOSPHERE FOR THEIR PARTY OR FUNCTION.” ANDREWS MARQUEES

“WE UNDERSTAND THAT YOUR WEDDING IS ONE OF THE MOST SPECIAL DAYS OF YOUR LIFE, SO WE’LL PROVIDE A VARIETY OF FLOWERS JUST FOR YOU. YOU WON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A THING BECAUSE WE’LL WORK WITH YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY.” GIN HOUSE FLOWERS

EMMA MAWDSLEY CHESHIRE

“MUSIC CREATES SUCH A BEAUTIFUL ATMOSPHERE, YOU CAPTURE THE MOMENT OF LOVE IN EVERYONE’S EYES AS SOON AS THE MELODY STARTS. THAT’S THE PART I’M MOST EXCITED FOR, BEING ABLE TO CREATE THE MAGIC AGAIN!” EMMA MAWDSLEY

“I BELIEVE THAT EVERY COUPLE SHOULD FEEL AMAZING ABOUT THEIR WEDDING PHOTOS BECAUSE ONCE THE SUN SETS ON YOUR WEDDING DAY THE PHOTOS ARE ALL YOU ARE LEFT WITH. I DO THIS BY GETTING TO KNOW YOU AND BECOMING FRIENDS WITH YOU BEFORE YOUR WEDDING DAY.” LIZ GREENHALGH PHOTOGRAPHY

Gin House Flowers creates stunning floral arrangements and unique bouquets for any special occasion. The floral house is set in the idyllic county of Cambridgeshire, and Lucy Hill is the passionate owner and creative director of this booming business. Her passion for floristry has always followed her around, and now, Gin House Flowers is where the magic happens. For colourful and meaningful flower compositions, Lucy Hill is the person for the job. ginhouseflowers.co.uk

Finding the ideal wedding singer and music for your ceremony and reception is essential. The right song and sound can create the perfect romantic atmosphere for your day. Emma Mawdsley is an amazing singer, songwriter based in northwest England. Her outstanding vocals and deep subtle tones can suit any event and will be the perfect sound to accompany you and your loved ones down the aisle. Her amazing repertoire includes amazing renditions from Jeff Buckley’s hallelujah to Diana Ross’s greatest hits. facebook.com/emawdsleyvocalist

MAGICALLY CRAFTED CAKES DORSET

“AFTER SUCH A LONG TIME OF SMALLER INTIMATE WEDDINGS, WE ARE SUPER EXCITED THAT COUPLES ARE NOW ABLE TO CELEBRATE SURROUNDED BY THEIR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND LOVED ONES! WE CAN’T WAIT TO GET DESIGNING MASTERPIECES FOR YOU ALL AGAIN!” MAGICALLY CRAFTED CAKES

Magically Crafted Cakes is a family run business located in the heart of Dorset. They’ve been creating beautiful and bespoke wedding cakes for several years now and are renowned for their fantastic flavours and incredible designs. The amazing team are dedicated to fashioning the perfect cakes and dessert for your celebration. Whether you’re after a traditional design, a floral creation or a fruity sponge, they can accommodate all your unique desires. magicallycraftedcakes.com


THE WEDDING GURU OSKAR EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

The Wedding Guru-Oskar is an independent wedding planner and wedding venue consultant in Scotland. Every couple has a special vision in mind for their wedding day and based on your preferences, Oskar will cater to your needs. You might need a day-of planner or someone to guide you every step of the way, whatever your needs, The Wedding Guru will be there to help. With years of experience as a regional wedding manager across luxury hotels in Scotland, Oskar will be an affirmative and valuable wedding expert to have by your side. theweddingguruoskar.co.uk

ZOE ALEXANDRIA ESSEX

Zoe Alexandria is a bespoke wedding pianist working across Essex. If you dream of creating a sophisticated ambience with graceful music walking you down the aisle, pick Zoe Alexandria. The options she can provide you with are limitless and you can have your favourite sounds all in one day. She’ll accompany you throughout your celebration, with beautiful music that will blow your guests away. With Zoe Alexandria, there’s no problem with setting your expectations very high. zoealexandria.co.uk

“I NOW WORK WITH COUPLES NEEDING ONE-OFF SUPPORT, ON THE DAY COORDINATION AND FULL WEDDING PLANNING. ADDITIONALLY, PROVIDING CONSULTATIVE SUPPORT TO UNIQUE WEDDING VENUES IN SCOTLAND.” THE WEDDING GURU OSKAR

“A LUXURY WEDDING PIANIST WITH A TWIST...YOU AND YOUR GUESTS WILL BE BLOWN AWAY WHEN I PLAY YOU ANY SONG THAT YOU REQUEST ON THE SPOT! SIMPLY TELL ME YOUR FAVOURITE SONG AND I WILL PERFORM THIS FOR YOU INSTANTLY, IN MY DISTINCT ELEGANT STYLE.” ZOE ALEXANDRIA

ERIN KELLY BRIDAL ESSEX

Founder Kelly Hull launched Erin Kelly Bridal in 2020, and with her shop, she wants to create a superb shopping experience for her clientele. Kelly Hull has worked with some of the biggest names in fashion and she knows how to select the best of the best, especially for a special occasion like your wedding day. At Erin Kelly Bridal, you and your bridal party will have the best time. It’s important that you have the boutique to yourself and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere whilst choosing your bridal gown. There’s no better place in Essex to create a perfect bridal style. erinkellybridal.co.uk

“YOUR STYLE, YOUR EXPERIENCE, ““YOUR YOUR DRESS IS ALL ABOUT YOU.” ERIN KELLY BRIDAL

DAWN CLARKE DESIGNS HAMPSHIRE

Dawn Clarke Designs crafts luxury and bespoke children’s clothing for special occasions. Every piece of clothing created by Dawn is hand-crafted in her Hampshire studio and is inspired by her past. She dedicated many years to learning how to design and put together garments that are both stylish and ethical. Dawn intends to create timeless pieces with high-quality and sustainable fabrics. With her customer care skills, you’ll never be disappointed when choosing Dawn Clarke Designs. dawnclarkedesigns.co.uk

“CELEBRATIONS BRING SUCH JOY. I HELP BRIDES INCLUDE AND HONOUR LOVED ONES ON THEIR SPECIAL DAY BY BLENDING TREASURED FAMILY ITEMS IN THE OUTFITS I CREATE.” DAWN CLARKE DESIGNS

BRIDAL HAIR IN HAMPSHIRE HAMPSHIRE

From the moment you contact Bridal Hair for your special day, you’ll be looked after with the utmost care, exceptional skills and exclusive service. Michelle Crosser is the stylist who guides her team of professionals to success. Every bride is important and Michelle wants to make sure each one is taken care of from the trial appointment to the big day. With all the expert advice you might need, Bridal Hair in Hampshire will help you look flawless and glamourous for that walk down the aisle. bridalhairinhampshire.co.uk

“I LOVE HAVING THE HONOUR OF MAKING SO MANY BRIDES FEEL FABULOUS ON THEIR WEDDING DAY. MY EXCLUSIVE STYLING SERVICE AND EXPERT ADVICE ENABLE ME TO CREATE BESPOKE BRIDAL HAIRSTYLES FOR YOU. I BELIEVE THAT YOUR BRIDAL LOOK SHOULD MAKE YOU FEEL CONFIDENT, BEAUTIFUL, AND UNAFRAID TO STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT!” BRIDAL HAIR IN HAMPSHIRE


HEULWEN LEWIS BESPOKE JEWELLERY HARPENDEN

“JEWELLERY TELLS A STORY, YOUR STORY . THROUGH THE TOUGH YEAR THE PANDEMIC HAS BROUGHT US, JEWELLERY DESIGN HAS BEEN AN OUTLET FOR THOSE WANTING TO CREATE LASTING MEMORIES.” HEULWEN LEWIS BESPOKE JEWELLERY

Specialising in stunning custom-made jewellery, Sarah Heulwen Lewis is an award-winning designer with over 14 years-experience in the fine jewellery industry. Using only the finest of gemstones and metals, Sarah’s intuitive approach and creative flair are what make her such a soughtafter designer. If you have a dream vision in mind or a vintage treasure you would like remodelled, Sarah can do it all. Be sure to get in touch, to embark on this wonderful journey together. heulwenlewisbespoke.com

FABULOUS FLOWERS LANCASHIRE

“I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING BACK INTO WEDDINGS. I LOVE THAT I AM A BIG PART OF ONE OF THE MOST SPECIAL TIMES FOR A COUPLE. I LOVE THE PLANNING, THE IDEAS COMING TOGETHER, THE FINALISATION OF EVERYTHING AND THEN PUTTING MY CREATIVENESS OUT THERE FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY.” FABULOUS FLOWERS

“HOWEVER INTIMATE OR EXTRAVAGANT YOU ENVISAGE YOUR EVENT TO BE, WE CAN PLAN IT FOR YOU, WHETHER IT BE STYLISH YET TRADITIONAL, ELEGANT YET FUN, MODERN YET ENCHANTING, WE CAN BRING YOUR EVENT TO LIFE. LET OUR IMAGINATION, CREATIVITY, DESIGN AND MOTIVATION TURN YOUR VISION INTO REALITY.” PURE ELEGANCE WEDDINGS & EVENTS

“WE ARE DELIGHTED TO SEE THE RETURN OF WEDDINGS. FOR MORE THAN 18 YEARS THEY HAVE BEEN A CONSTANT SOURCE OF CHERISHED MOMENTS. WEDDINGS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT SHARING MOMENTS OF HAPPINESS WITH OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, AND THE PANDEMIC HAS PROVEN JUST HOW IMPORTANT THESE MOMENTS.” ARE.” CLJ LONDON

If you’re after luxury floral designs in Lancashire, then look no further than Fabulous Flowers by Kate Higgins. Specialising in wedding flowers, Kate prides herself on being able to bring your vision to life. Using only the freshest of British blossoms Kate can provide anything from centrepieces to corsages and bouquets. You can also trust Fabulous Flowers with your venue styling; opt for a fantastic floral archway or whimsical table decor. flowersfleetwood.co.uk

PURE ELEGANCE WEDDINGS & EVENTS LANCASHIRE

Pure Elegance Weddings & Events are award-winning professional planners creating exquisite and bespoke weddings and events in Lancashire. They specialise in the planning of all types of private and corporate events across Lancashire. Planning a wedding by yourself can be a very daunting task, so select a team that can truly make it happen before your eyes. Pure Elegance Weddings & Events believe they can offer the best plan to make your dream day stress free. pureeleganceevents.co.uk

CLJ LONDON

LONDON AND SURREY

CLJ London provides mobile hair, makeup and beauty services to Surrey, London, Hampshire and West Sussex. Founded in 2008 by award-winning hair and make-up artist Carrie Leanne Jessup, CLJ London has years of experience providing services for photoshoots, bridal editorials and all types of events. Their goal is to make every woman feel confident and beautiful in their own skin, especially on their wedding day. clj-ldn.com

J’S WEDDING CARS NORFOLK

“SURROUND YOUR DAY WITH ELEGANCE AND ROMANCE. TRAVEL IN STYLE AND MAKE A MEMORABLE IMPRESSION ON THIS MOST IMPORTANT OF DAYS.” J’S WEDDING CARS

Celebrate your love in style with J’s Wedding Cars. Make a memorable impression on your family and friends as your travel to your wedding in style. Based in Norfolk, J’s Wedding Cars hire offers beautiful and authentic vintage cars in the East Anglia region. The specialist car hire works with only the most professionally trained and qualified chauffer’s, and seek to ensure that their cars are meticulously cared for and beautifully presented. jweddingcars.co.uk


AMANDA WEDDING AND EVENTS PLANNING NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Amanda Wedding and Events Planning is based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, but is happy to travel all over the UK to make one couple’s dream come true. Planning weddings has always been Amanda’s calling, and for the past 5 years, she’s been creating standout events for her clients. Offering a selection of packages to choose from, you’ll know exactly the type of service you’ll be receiving and you can pick the one that suits your needs the most.

“LOOKING FOR THAT WOW FACTOR ON YOUR SPECIAL OCCASION, AMANDA WEDDING AND EVENTS PLANNING IS DEDICATED TO MAKING YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE. WITH OVER 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE, YOUR OCCASION WILL BE IN THE BEST HANDS.” AMANDA WEDDING AND EVENTS PLANNING

amandaweddingandeventsplanning.com

THE BYRE AT INCHYRA PERTHSHIRE, SCOTLAND

The Byre at Inchyra is an award-winning wedding estate set in the heart of Scotland. During the warm months, you can plan your event outdoors, amidst the enchanting woodland, or if you prefer indoors, the barn is a picturesque option. The historic barn has been restored to offer commodity and luxury, without compromising its rustic charm. A blank canvas for you to adorn and transform into your dream setting, the Byre is the jewel in the crown of the estate. thebyreatinchyra.co.uk

MIKE LISTER PHOTOGRAPHY PLYMOUTH

Situated on the Plymouth coast is the talented wedding photographer Mike Lister. What sets him apart is his dedication to his craft. Mike goes one step further by offering clients the choice of aerial photography and a filming service with drone technology. This additional feature allows for some truly astonishing creative shots and angles, bringing together an inspiring wedding photo collection like no other. He is truly devoted to creating a catalogue that you can enjoy and cherish for the years to come. mikelisterphotography.co.uk

CHARLOTTE CORNELIUS PORTSMOUTH

From ready to wear collections to bespoke jewels, the goldsmiths of Charlotte Cornelius are experts when it comes to sophisticated and one-of-a-kind jewellery. You can pick from their limited collections or if you have a design in mind, you can contact the boutique to craft it. For your bespoke wedding designs, you can sit with the creative director Charlotte and go over your ideas and inspiration. From rings to diamond earrings, anything is possible. charlottecornelius.co.uk

“OUR HISTORIC BARN IS A BLANK CANVAS WEDDING VENUE: EXPERTLY PRIMED FOR YOU TO CREATE YOUR MOST PERSONAL DAY, SUPPORTED BY OUR AWARD-WINNING WEDDING TEAM. YOUR WEDDING WILL LOOK AND FEEL UNIQUE, HIGHLY PERSONAL, DOWN TO EARTH AND…WOW!” THE BYRE AT INCHYRA

“PLANNING A WEDDING CAN TAKE MONTHS OR EVEN YEARS, AND I TAKE THIS TIME TO GET TO KNOW MY COUPLES. I REALLY FEEL FOR THEM, HAVING TO PUT THEIR PLANS ON HOLD DURING LOCKDOWN. I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING THEIR DREAM WEDDINGS BECOME A REALITY AFTER ALL THIS TIME AND I FEEL HONOURED TO BE A PART OF THEIR SPECIAL DAY.” MIKE LISTER PHOTOGRAPHY

“WE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME AND GENTLY GUIDE OUR LOVELY COUPLES ON THEIR BESPOKE ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING RING JOURNEY NOW THAT THEY CAN MAKE WEDDING PLANS AGAIN.” CHARLOTTE CORNELIUS

BEAU’S AND BELLE’S EVENT PLANNERS SUFFOLK

Beau’s and Belle’s are an inspiring and innovative wedding and events planning company, dedicated to creating unique and memorable celebrations. Beau’s and Belle’s are passionate about helping each client realise their every dream and will work thoroughly behind the scenes, to ensure your celebration is seamless. So, you can sit back and enjoy every magical moment of this precious journey. beausandbelleseventplanners.co.uk

“WE WILL TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO REALITY ENSURING WE CREATE THE EVENT OF YOUR DREAMS WHICH WILL LIVE LONG IN YOUR MEMORY. WE WILL CAPTURE YOUR IMAGINATION AND BRING IT TO LIFE WITH OUR FRIENDLY, PROFESSIONAL, AND CARING TEAM OF PLANNERS.” BEAU’S AND BELLE’S EVENT PLANNERS


“WE WILL TURN YOUR IDEAS INTO REALITY ENSURING WE CREATE THE EVENT OF YOUR DREAMS WHICH WILL LIVE LONG IN YOUR MEMORY. WE WILL CAPTURE YOUR IMAGINATION AND BRING IT TO LIFE WITH OUR FRIENDLY, PROFESSIONAL, AND CARING TEAM OF PLANNERS.”

BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS

BEAU’S AND BELLE’S

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Beautiful Designs is a stunning bridal boutique situated in Ipswich, Suffolk. The talented team work with passion, enthusiasm and excellent expertise to ensure that you have a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Take a visit to the elegant boutique with your nearest and dearest to find the perfect dress for you. Whether you’re looking for a subtle satin dress or a luxury organza gown, you’re bound to find the dress of your dreams here. beautifuldesigns.ltd.uk

PINNACLE ALPACAS LLP SURREY

“THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO US IS THAT THE DRESS YOU WEAR ON THE DAY IS PERFECT FOR YOU. WE ARE COMMITTED TO YOUR NEEDS – YOU ARE FREE TO TRY ON AS MANY GOWNS AS YOU LIKE SO THAT YOU CAN FIND YOUR DREAM DRESS FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY.” BEAUTIFUL DESIGNS

Calling all animal lovers, make your wedding extra special with a friendly herd of alpacas. The prize-winning alpacas of Pinnacle Alpacas can be found nestled in the heart of the Surrey Hills, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Here, all the Pinnacle Alpacas graze peacefully and happily in trenched, badger fenced and biosecure, lush pastures. Surprise all your guests, especially the little ones, with these charming animals and their gentle presence for a day to remember. pinnaclealpacas.co.uk

MERAKI STATIONERY WEST AND NORTH YORKSHIRE

“SO EXCITED TO BE BACK BRINGING ALPACA MAGIC AND SMILES TO OUR BRIDES & GROOMS AND ALL THEIR GUESTS.” PINNACLE ALPACAS LLP

“YOUR BIG DAY IS AS EXCITING FOR US AS IT IS FOR YOU AND WE WOULD LOVE TO WORK WITH YOU TO BRING YOUR INSPIRATIONS AND IDEAS TO LIFE.” MERAKI STATIONERY

H Meraki Stationery are a wedding paper goods and stationery design business based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. If you are passionate about stationery and are looking for something that will stand out with your guests, then Meraki Stationery can help. Offering a bespoke service and favourites for you to choose from, you’ll find exactly the style and design to fit in with any theme you might have going on. With a variety of techniques, card stock, passion for design and all things stationery, you’ll be spoilt for choice. merakistationery.co.uk


WEDDING, EVENT, & EDITORIAL HAIR AND MAKE-UP

TIMELESS ELEGANCE. BESPOKE BEAUTY. CARRIE LEANNE JESSUP

Award winning hair styling and make-up artistry covering London, Surrey & Hampshire, with a special love for natural hair and make-up design. With over 18 years of experience, numerous photoshoots, weddings, and features in top publications, we continue to pride ourselves on making women feel confident and beautiful in their own skin.

e: info@clj-ldn.com | w: clj-ldn.com | ig: @clj_ldn | m: 0786 977 6511 SURREY | LONDON | HAMPSHIRE | WEST SUSSEX | DESTINATION WEDDINGS


#1 AWARD WINNING VOCALIST

Exceptional Beautiful Vocals B E SP O K E LI V E PE R F O R M A N C E PAC KAG E S AVA I L A B LE

E: EMMAMAWDSLEYVOCALIST@GMAIL .COM

Lose Yourself in Love “I adore the art behind getting lost in life & catching one memory at a time.” - Liz www.lizgreenhalgh.co.uk iz@lizgreenhalgh.co.uk +44 (0) 773 985 3413 LizGreenhalghPhotography lizgreenhalghphoto Code: WHLGP21


Amanda Wedding & Events Planning Award winning venue stylists creating exquisite and bespoke weddings throughout the North West

FOREVER ROMANCE IN A LOVE STORY

However intimate or extravagant you envisage your wedding to be, we can style it for you, whether it be on trend yet boho, elegant yet fun, or modern yet traditional.

www.pureeleganceevents.co.uk +44 (0) 7977 545105 | donna@pureeleganceevents.co.uk

Meraki

S T A T I O N E R Y WEDDING PAPER GOODS

Meraki Stationery are a Wedding Paper Goods and Stationery design business based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. From Studio Collections to Bespoke Services, we pride ourselves on designing to perfection and having something for everyone in mind. With a variety of techniques, card stock, passion for design and all things stationery, our business is driven by bringing our customers luxury paper goods but at an affordable price. Your big day is as exciting for us as it is for you and we would love to work with you to bring your inspirations and ideas to life.

e: hello@merakistationery.co.uk w: merakistationery.co.uk ig: @meraki_stationery

W: amandaweddingandeventsplanning.com E: amanda.bradford1989@icloud.com M: 0749 664 1980


Gold, Silver, Platinum & Dazzling Diamonds. Designed & Handmade in our Southsea Workshop 87a Marmion Road Southsea 02392 831 352 / 07880 705 981 charlottecornelius.co.uk


Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life. We are here to make it perfect by creating beautiful bespoke flower designs just for you, whether you are planning an intimate occasion with close family or a more elaborate reception.

www.erinkellybridal.com Phone: +44 (0) 1206 645005 | Email: info@erinkellybridal.co.uk

FABULOUS FLOWERS BY KATE Wedding & Event Flowers Lancashire Florist & Venue Stylist

T: 01253 468965 | M: 07769783723 flowersfleetwood.co.uk Including: Chair Covers and Sashes, Venue Styling, Bridal Flowers, Centerpieces & Ceremony Packages.

We also offer a range of bridesmaids' bouquets, buttonholes, corsages, table arrangements, pew ends, pedestals, cake and thank you flowers. Contact us for your free consultation on 01234 218761


ADRIAN PRITCHARD Close Up Magician

Capturing the Love... Our beautiful images will immortalise your special day.

Some of the clients I have had the pleasure of performing for include, The annual charity ball for The Lord Mayor of Bristol, Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse, Glow Corporate events, The Roman Baths and BBC Bristol Radio as well as many hotels and clubs around the country. I also have a residency at Steak of the Art Restaurant in Bristol If you are looking to book a magician to add a touch of sparkle to your wedding, I guarantee to offer your guests an experience that they’ll never forget. www.facebook.com/Aidimagic/ | +44 (0) 779 533 8654

phone 07815 141 779 email info@mikelisterphotography.co.uk mikelisterphotography.co.uk

Giving You The Peace of Mind and Confidence You Deserve On Your Wedding Day www.bridalhairinhampshire.co.uk

michelle@bridalhairinhampshire.co.uk

07811 121 863


J’S WEDDING CARS Classic Wedding Cars in Norfolk

Surround your day with elegance and romance. Travel in style and make a memorable Impression on this most important of days. J’s Wedding Car hire is based in Norwich, Norfolk offering truly beautiful and totally authentic vintage cars for hire in East Anglia. T: 01263 587579 | M: +44 (0) 786 610 3494 | E: contact@jweddingcars.co.uk | Willowhaven, Horseshoe Lane, Corpusty, Norwich, NR11 6QP www.jweddingcars.co.uk

Magically Crafted Cakes made for your most magical celebrations

magicallycraftedcakes

@magicallycraftedcakes

Magically crafted cakes is a small family run business from our home studio on the beautiful isle of Portland in Dorset

0747 253 8053

www.magicallycraftedcakes.com


BEAUTIFUL GOWNS COURTESY OF LEADING DESIGNERS @ OUR BRIDAL BOUTIQUE “A huge range of stunning dresses at Strictly Bridal that combine style, sophistication and affordability.”

Tel: +44 (0) 744 445 6032 Email: strictlybridal@mail.com Website: www.strictlybridal.co.uk Strictly Bridal, 47 High Street, Ayr, KA7 1LU

Bespoke Wedding Pianist On the most important day of your life, you deserve nothing but the best. For a touch of class, book me for your wedding and truly make your special day something to remember.

IG: @zoealexandria | www.zoealexandria.co.uk | Tel: 07939 850919


Lucy Hill | Floral Director Email: lucy@ginhouseflowers.co.uk www.ginhouseflowers.co.uk 11 High Street, Histon, Cambridge, CB24 9JD Tel: +44 (0) 122 365 6670

WEDDING PLANNER & HUMANIST CELEBRANT Holder of SVQ Diploma in Humanist Celebrant and Public Speaking with UK Celebrant and Public Speaking Academy Multiple Award-Winner including The Wedding Emporium Industry Award 2021 +44 (0) 776 601 2164 oskar@theweddingguruoskar.co.uk www.theweddingguruoskar.co.uk

“Your love story should be Told, Captured & Celebrated” Bath Based Photographers | E: hello@mapleandfleur.com www.mapleandfleur.com | (0)1225 251 598


The Childrens Couturier CREATING BEAUTIFUL, BESPOKE CHILDEN’S CLOTHING FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS Timeless. Ethical. Hand-sewn with love. Creating ethically handcrafted & bespoke children’s wear of the highest quality for special occasions. Dawn works closely with every bride to collaboratively design the outfits and select fabrics, including incorporating treasured family items to honour those you love.

+44 (0) 196 267 0014 | www.dawnclarkedesigns.co.uk | IG: @dawnclarkedesigns FB: @dawnclarkedesignsheirloomclothing | E: info@dawnclarkedesigns.co.uk

Photography by Kate Izak | @kateizakphoto www.kateizkphotography.com

Bring the joy and charm of our beautiful and gentle alpacas to your special day!

Engagements | Pre-Wedding Photo Shoots | Alpaca Ring Bearers for Your Ceremony | Alpacas at your Reception | Bespoke Alpaca Wedding Packages

www.pinnaclealpacas.co.uk | +44 (0) 1306 628 003

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SPECIAL FEATURE

TOP 10 SCENTED ROSES FOR 2021 WEDDINGS

Scented Whisper

Do you know where the most beautiful scented roses come from? Words by our Flower Editor Alina Neacsa

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She combines a playfulness, undeniable style, and charisma that is difficult to define…

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hile the pandemic kept the wedding and event industry on hold, 2021 seems to be the year of the big comeback and apparently, brides are willing to spend more money on their flowers to make the most of their intimate private events. Smaller-scale events are the new normal, and every couple wants to have the best products and services on their big day. And what can be more perfect than to have a scented wedding? Olfaction is our most important sense, it’s something that connects us with our deepest, most pleasant memories. This is why, if you want your wedding to be remembered, bet all you have on scented garden roses for your flower arrangements. No. 1 - Prince Jardinier Rose Very light pink and ultra-romantic, these scented roses can open up to an almost saucershaped bloom. Their scent is out of this world. No. 2 - Yves Piaget Rose A rose with a large flower, full-petaled, pink blossoms reminiscent of the old garden roses grown during English Queen Adelaide’s reign in the nineteenth century. A rose with five international scent perfume awards and a peony-shaped cup, this peculiarity makes this flower simply irresistible. No. 3 - O’ Hara Rose It’s a strong garden rose with a more traditional look. This is a great centerpiece for weddings and events, available in two colors: ivoryblush and soft pink, with a scent to die for.

No. 4- David Austin Leonora An English rose, the epitome of classic elegance. Her gentle ivory tones unfurl into a romantic ruffled bloom, unveiling a central cluster of golden stamens. Leonora is the perfect wedding rose whose luminous quality needs nothing more than nature’s freshly gathered foliage. No. 5- Peony Pink Rose A heavenly scented premium garden rose with a perfect peony-shaped flower and the most romantic fruity scent. This is one of the most beautiful roses. No. 6 – English Miss A spray garden rose, extremely delicate and heavenly scented. This garden rose evokes images of a Victorian garden. English Miss exudes elegance and romance and it’s a perfect choice for a delicate bride. No.7 – Café Latte A rose with a beautiful vintage color and a strong vanilla scent. This rose is famous for its unusual antique petals. No. 8- David Austin Eugenie Eugenie is a frothy delight of blush peach and apricot, with creamy outer petals. She blossoms into a flamboyant rosette, exuding grace. She combines a playfulness, undeniable style, and charisma that is difficult to define…think of Eugenie as the Audrey Hepburn of the rose world. No. 9 – Princesse Charlene de Monaco It’s a great rose with a sweet fruity fragrance. This rose is wonderful for flower arrangements, bridal bouquets, and blush weddings. Again, a rose with more than seven international scent awards, that will contribute to a dreamy wedding.

No. 10- Scented Whisper The Scented Whisper is a mid-peach spray rose. It has a fruity-sweet scent with overtones of strawberry and watermelon and can be a great filler for outdoor relaxed weddings. All these heavenly scented beauties are provided by the Parfum Flower Company, a company with one mission: “to be the best sourcing and supplying the world’s most beautiful roses, to enable floral designers to meet and exceed their customers’ expectations”. Parfum Flower Company offers you an experience, a journey of scent. With English roses from David Austin, French roses from Meilland Jardin & Parfum roses and Japanese roses from Wabara, as well as, many other varieties of fragrant cut roses, the company aims to provide everyone the best services and the best roses that money can buy. Parfum Flower Company provides top-quality garden roses across Europe and they are the only European company specialized in sourcing the best existing garden roses for weddings and events. Parfum Flower Company is based in the largest flower auction in the world: Flora Holland Aalsmeer in The Nederlands. Info@parfumflowercompany.com +31297361006 Cotoneaster 70, 1424 LB De Kwakel Instagram: parfum_flower_company Facebook: Parfum Flower Company

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Smart Sanitizer for Weddings Smart Sanitizer is a must have for any wedding! It will ensure guests have sanitized their hands, disinfected personal items and recorded their body temperature. Our 22 inch LED screen can be used to showcase anything the wedding party decides, from pictures, videos or announcements. This makes Smart Sanitizer truly customizable for your event and able to capture the moments and memories that matter. A very nice addition to be added to the kiosk very soon is the breathalyzer..this device can and will be used mainly in clubs or bars for visitors to check their own blood alcohol levels, ensuring that the person is not intoxicated behind the wheel upon leaving the establishment. If the blood alcohol reading is over the accepted limit, it will immediately open the Uber or Lift App on their devices. Smart Sanitizer is all about safety..for yourself and others. Also, we are rolling out the new UV Footwear Sanitizer for even more added disinfection. This amazing product is perfect for hospitals and anywhere that needs a sterile environment, even on floors. What is Smart Sanitizer? Smart Sanitizer is a wellness center for the future that combines safety and profit for your business.

What are the features? Smart Sanitizer sanitizes your hands, uses UV light to disinfect personal items and records an individual’s body temperature. We offer a Revenue Share Program that allows businesses to generate revenue through digital advertising. All functions are controlled through our proprietary Smart Sanitizer Mobile App! Why is Smart Sanitizer a must have for any wedding? Smart Sanitizer gives guests an extra layer of safety, ability to share photos and videos on Smart Sanitizer’s LED screen, allowing full customization for your wedding. We also are debuting a built in breathalyzer to ensure smart decisions after each event. Any other products in the pipeline? We will be launching our Footwear and Desktop Sanitizer soon. We believe that these products will continue our mission of safety and allow us to reach a new sector of customers. Can you tell us about your partnership with London Hearts? London Hearts is the leading heart charity in England and is responsible for placing defibrillators in communities and delivering CPR and defibrillator training. We both share the same values of the importance of safety and saving lives.


The SmartSanitizer So, to live a life protected by Smart Sanitizer, please contact us now! Life is in your hands... One spray at a time. Make the smart choice, sanitize!

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PLAN YOUR UK WEDDING TOP VENDORS FOR YOUR MAGICAL GREAT BRITISH WEDDING

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There’s no place like home! We love the thought of a wedding on the beach, soft sand between our toes, sunshine, laughter and the backdrop of the sparkling azure sea. Or a rustic countryside wedding, with bunting and barns and fields full of wheat for those all-important just-married shots. Or even the glamour and excitement of a chic city wedding… Well, these weddings may sound like they are destination weddings – Ibiza, France or Barcelona, but in fact we need look no further than our shores for the ultimate nuptials. The UK’s wedding industry is finally back on its feet, and we are delighted to say that the time has been taken to hone skills, develop creative talent, polish the silver, and we are ready to host some

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of the world’s finest celebrations once more. So, look close to home; look further afield, or even to another country. A Scottish wedding, in a castle lit by candles? An Irish knees-up party overlooking the Giant’s Causeway, or a Welsh wedding with the backdrop of Mount Snowdon or even a beachside celebration in Cornwall… There is no need to go far afield to have the wedding of your dreams. Indeed, it could be right on your doorstep. We have scoured the nation for the best suppliers – the people and businesses that can turn your dreams into reality.


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PLAN YOUR UK WEDDING

Find the top vendors per county to plan your beautiful wedding day... | BATH AND N/E SOMERSET WEDDING VENUES

| BEDFORDSHIRE WEDDING VENUES

| BERKSHIRE WEDDING VENUES

Wick Farm Bath wickfarmbath.co.uk Phone n. 01225 722 238

Crescent Hall www.crescenthall.co.uk Phone n. 01582 723386

The Old Mill Aldermaston www.theoldmillaldermaston.co.uk Phone n. 0118 971 2365

Ambience Venue Styling Bath www.ambiencevenuestyling.com Phone n. 07855 309 868

Champink www.champink.uk Phone n. 07881 614 252

My Amazing Events www.myamazingevents.co.uk Phone n. 07411 133 393

Maple & Fleur www.mapleandfleur.com Phone n. 07935 400 789

Big Little Dreams www.biglittledreamsphotography.co.uk Phone n. 07986 451 317

Chris Kemp www.chriskemp.co.uk Phone n. 07740 042 939

Jacqueline’s Bridal Boutique www.jacquelinesbridalboutique.co.uk Phone n. 07919 343 123

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

Catherine Blades Couture www.catherinebladescouture.com Phone n. 07949 505 807

Jody Cory Goldsmiths www.jodycory.co.uk Phone n. 01225 460 072

Jodie Gearing www.jodiegearing.com Phone n. 07906 606 612

Simeon’s Jewellery www.simeonsjewellery.shop Phone n. 07712 813 326

Leanna Biggs www.leannabiggsmakeupandhair.com Phone n. 07739 466 156

Kelly Marie Prescott

Phone n. 07788 793484

Joyce Connor Makeup www.joyceconnormakeup.co.uk Phone n. 07788 993965

Goldfinch Floral Studio www.goldfinchfloralstudio.co.uk Phone n. 07858 393 853

Harpur Centre Florist www.harpurcentreflorist.co.uk Phone n. 01234 218761

Rhoda Louisa www.rhodalouisafloralevents.com Phone n. 07769 308 985

Lillytilly ltd www.lillytilly-ltd.business.site Phone n. 07891 493 810

Westways Carriages www.brunswickcarriagehorses.co.uk Phone n. 07597 979 754

Always Chauffeur www.alwayschauffeur.co.uk Phone n. 07974 572969

Forever Violets by Erin – May https://www.facebook.com/forevervioletscakes Phone n. 07522 633 739

Amara Cake Boutique www.amaracakeboutique.co.uk Phone n. 07803 316 629

Cake Buds www.cakebuds.co.uk Phone n. 07815 189 853

Hunter Gatherings www.hunter-gatherings.com Phone n. 07791 960 632

Tiggity Boo www.tiggityboo.co.uk Phone n. 07703 481 980

Yours-Aye www.yours-aye.com Phone n. 07855 300 598

Ebbie’s Kitchen www.ebbieskitchen.co.uk/ Phone n. 07782 369 896

MOTHER OF THE BRIDE Jacqueline’s Bridal Boutique www.jacquelinesbridalboutique.co.uk Phone n. 07919 343 123

Montys’s Gin Bar www.montysginbar.co.uk Phone n. 07714 089 093

Fosters Catering www.fosters-catering.co.uk Phone n. 01256 356 006

Cream of Royston www.creamfashions.com Phone n. 07813 086 331

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 0118 957 5995

Kit Handford Ceremonies www.kit-handford-ceremonies.co.uk/weddings.html Phone n. 01225 240 218

Wholehearted Ceremonies www.wholeheartedceremonies.co.uk Phone n. 07944 494 420

Silver Bee Ceremonies www.silverbeeceremonies.co.uk Phone n. 07786 268 446

SJT Roadshow www.sjtroadshow.co.uk Phone n. 07762 144 099

Nigel Hammond Music www.nigelhammondmusic.com Phone n. 07786 193 525

NightLights DJ & Event Services www.nightlights.co.uk Phone n. 0118 945 4137

Andrews Marquees www.andrewsmarquees.co.uk Phone n. 01275 545 199

Intents Marquees www.intents-marquees.co.uk Phone n. 01788 511 791

Cascade Events Ltd www.marquee-tent-hire.co.uk Phone n. 01189 310194

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 0117 959 1100

Walkies at Weddings www.walkiesatweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07811 244 811

Berkshire Sweet Carts www.berkshiresweetcart.co.uk Phone n. 07974 572 969

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Walton Castle www.waltoncastle.com Phone n. 0800 014 6101

Missenden Abbey www.missendenabbey.co.uk Phone n. 01494 866 811

Woodhurst Grange www.woodhurstgrangeweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07894 738 141

Seymour Events www.seymourevents.co.uk Phone n. 07784 917600

Spot On Event www.spotonevent.co.uk Phone n. 01908 597 449

R and F Weddings www.randfweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07595 986 476

Maple & Fleur www.mapleandfleur.com Phone n. 07935 400 789

Big Little Dreams www.biglittledreamsphotography.co.uk Phone n. 07986 451 317

Liz Greenhalgh www.lizgreenhalgh.co.uk Phone n. 07739 853 413

Bride at Home www.brideathome.co.uk Phone n. 0117 956 8068

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

SNOB www.susannicholasbridal.co.uk Phone n. 01354 680 077

Titcombe Bespoke Jewellery www.johntitcombe.co.uk Phone n. 0117 973 3178

Rosalyn’s Emporium www.rosalynsemporium.com Phone n. 07967 203 868

Matt Powell Fine Jewellery www.mattpowelljewellery.co.uk Phone n. 07540 428 849

Bristol Wedding Hair www.bristolweddinghair.co.uk Phone n. 07779 297 914

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Katrina Kelly www.katrinakellyweddinghair.com Phone n. 07786 501 016

Berries and Blossom www.berriesandblossomflorist.co.uk Phone n. 0117 909 0217

The Daisy Chain www.daisy-chainflorist.co.uk Phone n. 01844 346 445

Gin House Flowers www.ginhouseflowers.co.uk Phone n. 01223 656 670

Certus Cars www.certuscars.co.uk Phone n. 07796 306 910

Wedding – Car.co.uk www.wedding-car.co.uk/default.aspx Phone n. 07578 038 491

Townies Carriage Hire www.towniescarriagehire.co.uk Phone n. 07957 503 426

Posh and Cake www.poshandcake.co.uk Phone n. 0794 777 8028

Bev’s Cakes www.bevscakes.co.uk Phone n. 07778 042 196

Keen for Cakes www.keenforcakes.co.uk Phone n. 07861 790 915

Topikki www.topikki.co.uk Phone n. 07771 613 375

Anna Jayne www.annajaynedesigns.co.uk Phone n. 01296 252 972

Sally Creates www.sallycreates.co.uk Phone n. 07834 636 934

Ebbie’s Kitchen www.ebbieskitchen.co.uk Phone n. 07782 369 896

Cocktailmaker www.cocktailmaker.co.uk Phone n. 01494 786 969

Bride at Home www.brideathome.co.uk Phone n. 0117 956 8068

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 0118 957 5995

Crown Catering Cambridge www.crowncateringcambridge.com Phone n. 01638 507 702 MOTHER OF THE BRIDE Cream of Royston www.creamfashions.com Phone n. 07813 086331

Janey the Celebrant www.janeythecelebrant.co.uk Phone n. 07929 665 921

Nicola West www.ceremoniesbynicola.co.uk Phone n. 07958 163 670

Brenda Woods Celebrant www.ritualsandresolutions.godaddysites.com Phone n. 07906 520 860

Adrian Pritchard Close up Magician www.facebook.com/Aidimagic Phone n. 07795 338 654

Nigel Hammond Music www.nigelhammondmusic.com Phone n. 07786 193 525

David Lindsay Saxophonist www.davidlindsay-musician.com Phone n. 07598 739 114

Andrews Marquees www.andrewsmarquees.co.uk Phone n. 01275 545 199

Intents Marquees www.intents-marquees.co.uk Phone n. 01788 511 791

Magical Events www.magicaleventsltd.co.uk Phone n. 01362 637 483

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 0117 959 1100

MK Paw Patrol www.mkpawpatrol.co.uk Phone n. 07737 633 837

Artsylaser www.artsylaser.co.uk Phone n. 07825 334 591

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The Mere Resort www.themereresort.co.uk Phone n. 01565 830 155

Trenderway www.trenderwayweddings.co.uk Phone n. 01503 272 214

Watermouth Cove Weddings www.watermouthcoveweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07768 555 006

Tracy Lavin Events www.tracylavinevents.co.uk Phone n. 01625 538 999

Out Of The Ordinary www.outoftheordinaryweddings.com Phone n. 07900 954 051

Meraki Events www.merakievents.co.uk Phone n. 07828 808 647

Sally Joanne Photography www.sallyjoannephotography.com Phone n. 07793 229 525

Mckenzie-Brown www.mckenzie-brown.com Phone n. 0784 659 0458

Mike Lister Photography www.mikelisterphotography.co.uk Phone n. 07815 141 779

Along Came Eve www.alongcameeve.com Phone n. 01244 310 700

Coastal Bridal www.coastalbridal.co.uk Phone n. 07476 099 959

Amica Bridal Boutique https://www.amicabridalboutique.com/ Phone n. 01752 214 040

Elizabeth Terzza www.elizabethterzza.com Phone n. 07837 416 154

Stephanie Stevens www.stephaniestevensjewellery.co.uk Phone n. 07817 239 895

Erin Cox www.erincox.co.uk Phone n. 01392 660836

Poppy Michelle www.poppymichelle.co.uk Phone n. 07834 772 764

Kerra Griffith www.kerragriffith.com Phone n. 07938 802 670

April Natalie Hair Studio www.aprilnataliehair.co.uk Phone n. 07845 006 816

Flowers by Jemma Holmes www.flowersbyjemmaholmes.co.uk Phone n. 01617 372 322

In 2 Flowers www.in2flowers.co.uk Phone n. 01637 838 270

Simply Flowers www.simplyflowersdevon.com Phone n. 01626 833 373

Red Carpet Cars www.redcarpetweddingcars.co.uk Phone n. 01244 980 888

Honey Bugs www.honeybugscornwall.co.uk Phone n. 01209 822 383

Exclusive Wedding Car www.exclusiveweddingcar.co.uk Phone n. 07721 404 943

Cheshire Cakes by Kate www.cheshirecakesbykate.wordpress.com Phone n. 07852 714 109

Craftycakehole www.craftycakehole.co.uk Phone n. 07948 206 639

Denise’s Little Cake Company www.deniseslittlecakecompany.co.uk Phone n. 07880 732 020

Say it with print sayitwithprint.co.uk Phone n. 07969 076 561

English Rose www.englishrosestationery.com Phone n. 07747 107 337

English Rose www.englishrosestationery.com Phone n. 07747 107 337

Graze Cheshire www.grazecheshire.co.uk Phone n. 07921 504 480

Camilla Sharpe Creative Cookery www.camillasharpecreativecookery.com Phone n. 07970 419 140

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 0161 491 4914

The Good Food Catering www.thegoodfoodcateringco.co.uk Phone n. 01840 211 118 MOTHER OF THE BRIDE John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01392 284 150

JMW Family Celebrant www.jmwsouthmanchestercelebrant.co.uk Phone n. 07549 519 018

Cornish Celebrants www.cornishcelebrants.co.uk Phone n. 07716 992 526

Celebration Ceremonies South West www.celebrationceremoniessouthwest.com Phone n. 0787 076 3304

Emma Mawdsley Vocalist www.facebook.com/emawdsleyvocalist Phone n. 07732 347329

John Green Dynamic Entertainments www.johngreendynamicentertainments.co.uk Phone n. 0797 051 9161

John Green Dynamic Entertainments www.johngreendynamicentertainments.co.uk Phone n. 07970 519 161

Wild Tipi www.wildtipi.co.uk Phone n. 0786 078 5780

Wild Tipi www.wildtipi.co.uk Phone n. 0786 078 5780

Big Top Mania www.bigtopmania.com Phone n. 07768 498090

Dancebasics www.m62807.wixsite.com/dancebasics Phone n. 01270 669 084

The Cornish Store https://www.thecornishstore.co.uk/ Phone n. 01326 315514

Grace & Favour Home www.graceandfavourhome.com Phone n. 01626 437 676

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Down Hall Hotel www.downhall.co.uk Phone n. 01279 731 441

Visit Hampshire www.visit-hampshire.co.uk Phone n. 0333 455 9485

The Priory www.thepriory.net Phone n. 01438 748 647

Monet Events www.monetevents.co.uk Phone n. 01277 295570

Dawn Bennett www.dawnbennettweddingplanner.com Phone n. 07918 165 104

Spot On Event www.spotonevent.co.uk Phone n. 01908 597 449

Tom Halliday www.tomhalliday.com Phone n. 0792 1995964

Ashley Hamilton www.ashleyhamiltonphotography.co.uk Phone n. 07481 686262

Lee Rushby www.leerushby.com Phone n. 07976 567 666

Erin Kelly Bridal www.erinkellybridal.co.uk Phone n. 01206 645005

Hannah Elizabeth www.hannahelizabethbridal.com Phone n. 0238 1781911

What Alice Wore Bridal www.whataliceworebridal.com Phone n. 01727 613 069

Heart of Gold Jewellers www.heartofgoldjeweller.co.uk Phone n. 01277 219 133

Charlotte Cornelius www.charlottecornelius.co.uk Phone n. 07880 705 981

Heulwen Lewis Bespoke www.heulwenlewisbespoke.com Phone n. 07843 559 856

Peri Orrin www.periorrinbridalhairstylist.co.uk Phone n. 0750 224 7055

Bridal Hair in Hampshire www.bridalhairinhampshire.co.uk Phone n. 07811 121 863

Hayley Simpson www.hayleysimpson.co.uk Phone n. 07957 204 683

Elishas Floral Design www.elishasfloraldesign.co.uk Phone n. 0798 9474958

Pomp and Petals www.pompandpetals.co.uk Phone n. 01794 341 110

Polly and Petal www.pollyandpetal.co.uk Phone n. 07877 963 035

Thomas Cribb Carriage www.horse-drawncarriages.co.uk Phone n. 02074 761 855

Brunswick Carriage Horses www.brunswickcarriagehorses.co.uk Phone n. 02380 739 111

MC Wedding Cars www.mcweddingcars.co.uk Phone n. 07470 617 213

EriVica Cakes www.erivicacakes.com Phone n. 01473 828 192

Suzy Blake Cake Atelier www.suzyblakecakeatelier.co.uk Phone n. 01329 562 002

At Your Wish Cakes www.atyourwishcakes.co.uk Phone n. 07748 043 634

33 Pixels www.33pixels-wedding-stationery.com Phone n. 07956 086 607

Lily Anna Rose www.lilyannarose.com Phone n. 01329 481 729

Tiggity Boo www.tiggityboo.co.uk Phone n. 07703 481 980

John Lewis and Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01245 458 400

The Cocktail House www.the-cocktailhouse.com Phone n. 07825 512 777

Gladrags www.gladrags.boutique Phone n. 07813 086331

On The Hoof Bar & Kitchen www.onthehoofbarandkitchen.co.uk Phone n. 07879 693 534 MOTHER OF THE BRIDE Davina’s www.davinasladiesfashion.co.uk Phone n. 01489 880 900

Cream of Royston www.creamfashions.com Phone n. 07813 086331

Next Chapter Ceremonies www.nextchapterceremonies.co.uk Phone n. 07761 037 271

Helen Noble www.helen-noble.co.uk Phone n. 07787 530 720

Alison Ann www.thecivilcelebrant.com Phone n. 07715 666 506

Zoe Alexandria www.zoealexandria.co.uk Phone n. 07939 850 919

Alan Granville www.alangranville.co.uk Phone n. 07867 430 535

Dance Sounds Disco www.dancesoundsdisco.co.uk Phone n. 07969 919 590

Magical Events www.magicaleventsltd.co.uk Phone n. 01362 637 483

Canvas & Light www.canvasandlight.co.uk Phone n. 07539 880 031

Alternative Stretch Tents www.alternative-stretch-tents.co.uk Phone n. 07814 156 393

Walkies at Weddings www.walkiesatweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07811 244 811

Dawn Clarke Designs www.dawnclarkedesigns.co.uk Phone n. 07971 833 035

Walkies at Weddings www.walkiesatweddings.co.uk Phone n. 07811 244 811

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The Quill www.thequillweddings.co.uk Phone n. 0736 8293 777

Kimberley Hall www.kimberleyhall.co.uk Phone n. 01603 759 447

Brampton Grange www.bramptongrange.co.uk Phone n. 01604 844 717

Emma Murray Jones www.instagram.com/emma.murrayjones/ Phone n. 07811 903 668

Masons Great Event co www.masonsgreateventco.co.uk Phone n. 07736 754 355

Spot On Event www.spotonevent.co.uk Phone n. 01908 597449

Michelle Walsh www.michellewalshphotography.com Phone n. 07723 467103

Nick Collison www.nickcollisonphotography.co.uk Phone n. 01508 549998

Alice Morgan Photography www.alicemorganphotography.com Phone n. 07813 604 462

Bon Bride www.bonbride.com Phone n. 07734 455 887

Masons Great Event co www.masonsgreateventco.co.uk Phone n. 07736 754 355

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

Rosalyn's Emporium www.rosalynsemporium.com Phone n. 07967 203868

The Jewellery Cottage www.thejewellerycottage.co.uk Phone n. 01603 867 773

Jodie Gearing www.jodiegearing.com Phone n. 07906 606 612

Beauty On The Bank www.beautyonthebank.com Phone n. 07378 414750

Ashley Kay Beauty www.ashleykaybeauty.com Phone n. 07917 475 466

Kelly Marie Prescott www.facebook.com/KellyMariePrescott MakeupArtist/ Phone n. 07788 793 484

Chic Weddings www.chicweddings.co.uk Phone n. 01474 369241

Harebell & Holly www.harebellandholly.co.uk Phone n. 07742 578 340

Lily Rose Floral Design www.lilyrosefloraldesign.co.uk Phone n. 07803 817 684

SH Chauffeurs www.sandhchauffeurs.co.uk Phone n. 07702 819 445

J’s Wedding Cars www.jweddingcars.co.uk Phone n. 07866 103 494

Wedding – Car.co.uk www.wedding-car.co.uk/default.aspx Phone n. 07578 038 491

Bespoke Bakes www.bespokebakes.co.uk Phone n. 0207 1128744

Pure Heaven Cakes www.pureheavencakes.co.uk Phone n. 07931 538 722

Euthymia Cakes www.euthymia.co.uk Phone n. 07930 875908

By Blossom www.byblossomweddingstationery.co.uk Phone n. 01634 566582

Little Pea Designs www.littlepeadesignsuk.com Phone n. 01508 549 998

Sophie Botsford www.sophiebotsford.com Phone n. 07949 847 940

The Thirsty Farrier www.thethirstyfarrier.co.uk Phone n. 07596 229 250

SBR Inspired Catering www.sbrinspiredcatering.co.uk Phone n. 07516 445 803

Cocktailmaker www.cocktailmaker.co.uk Phone n. 01494 786 969

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MOTHER OF THE BRIDE Masons Great Event co www.masonsgreateventco.co.uk Phone n. 07736 754 355

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

Justine Celebrant www.justincelebrant.co.uk Phone n. 07812 344741

Moonstone Ceremonies www.celebrantnorfolk.co.uk Phone n. 07501 351 091

Nicola West www.ceremoniesbynicola.co.uk Phone n. 07958 163 670

Sphere Entertainments www.sphereentertainments.co.uk Phone n. 01483 494695

Kavolini www.kavolini.com Phone n. 07717 173 090

Paul Longhurst Magician www.paullonghurst.com Phone n. 07958 229060

Chic Weddings www.chicweddings.co.uk Phone n. 01474 369241

Magical Events www.magicaleventsltd.co.uk Phone n. 01362 637 483

Intents Marquees www.intents-marquees.co.uk Phone n. 01788 511 791

Furrytail Weddings www.furrytail-weddings.co.uk Phone n. 07942 704985

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01603 660 021

Vix Caricatures www.vixcaricatures.co.uk Phone n. 07494 442853

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Oxford Town Hall www.oxfordtownhall.co.uk Phone n. 01865 252 826

Manor Farm www.manorfarmuptoncheyney.com Phone n. 07940 085418

Priory Hall www.prioryhall.com Phone n. 01473 823 185

Spot On Event www.spotonevent.co.uk Phone n. 01908 597 449

Kennedy Events & Weddings www.kennedyevents.co.uk Phone n. 07974 353454

Beau’s & Belle’s www.beausandbelleseventplanners.co.uk Phone n. 07593 437 520

Amy Cassidy www.amycassidyphotography.co.uk Phone n. 07950 915 604

Latitude Photography www.latitudephotography.co.uk Phone n. 07973 343 940

Embrace Photography www.embrace-photography.co.uk Phone n. 07551 977 125

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

Somerset Bridal www.somersetbridal.co.uk Phone n. 01643 707074

Beautiful Designs www.beautifuldesigns.ltd.uk Phone n. 01473 281 870

Rosalyn’s Emporium www.rosalynsemporium.com Phone n. 07967 203 868

Christina Oswin Jewellery www.christinaoswin.co.uk Phone n. 01373 472505

Aspens Jewellers www.aspensjewellers.co.uk Phone n. 01394 385 088

Capelli Kelso www.capelli-kelso.co.uk Phone n. 01573 348 653

Laura's Hair & Beauty www.laurashairandbeauty.com Phone n. 07866 601575

Hair by Lisa www.hairbylisa.co.uk Phone n. 07789 383 231

Rooted In Rosemary www.rootedinrosemary.com Phone n. 07800 564 020

Fleur Amour www.fleuramourweddingflorist.co.uk Phone n. 07854 701055

Callendar’s Florist www.framlinghamflorist.co.uk Phone n. 01728 723 764

Borders Vintage Experience www.bordersvintageexperience.co.uk Phone n. 0781 591 2480

Manhattan Wedding Cars www.manhattancarhire.co.uk Phone n. 07522 830641

Chevron Limousine www.chevronlimos.co.uk Phone n. 01502 575 471

Bev’s Cakes www.bevscakes.co.uk Phone n. 07778 042 196

Gateau Alchemy Cakes www.gateaualchemycakes.co.uk Phone n. 07447 927358

EriVica Cakes www.erivicacakes.com Phone n. 01473 828 192

Anna Jayne www.annajaynedesigns.co.uk Phone n. 01296 252 972

For Those Special Moments www.forthosespecialmoments.co.uk Phone n. 07901 525151

Blinking Owl Designs www.facebook.com/blinkingowldesigns.co.uk Phone n. 01502 741 319

Cocktailmaker www.cocktailmaker.co.uk Phone n. 01494 786 969

Ebbie's Kitchen www.ebbieskitchen.co.uk Phone n. 07782 369 896

Prestige Bars & Catering www.prestigebars.co.uk Phone n. 01473 719 787

New Beginnings www.newbeginningsmk.co.uk Phone n. 07496 631 318

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 0117 959 1100

Cream of Royston www.creamfashions.com Phone n. 07813 086 331

Nicola West www.ceremoniesbynicola.co.uk Phone n. 07958 163 670

Sustainably Ever After www.nsustainablyeverafter.co.uk Phone n. 07952 333211

Next Chapter Ceremonies www.nextchapterceremonies.co.uk Phone n. 07761 037 271

Crossfade www.crossfade.co.uk Phone n. 07875 385 996

Fake Plastic Chairs www.fakeplasticchairs.co.uk Phone n. 07796 334672

Arioso String Quartet www.ariosostringquartet.co.uk Phone n. 07721 695 500

Husk Marquees www.huskmarquees.co.uk Phone n. 07979 188 736

Andrews Marquees www.andresmarquees.co.uk Phone n. 01275 545199

Anglia Coastal Marquees www.angliacoastalmarquees.co.uk Phone n. 01394 460 450

Occasion Doves www.occasiondoves.com Phone n. 07890 993 808

Scentsational Sizzlers www.scentsizz.co.uk Phone n. 07884 287436

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01603 660 021

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WEDDING PLANNERS

PHOTOGRAPHY

THE DRESS

THE RING

LOOKING GOOD

FLOWERS

ARRIVE IN STYLE

THE CAKE

STATIONERY

CATERING

MOTHER OF THE BRIDE

THE CELEBRANT

THE MUSIC

MARQUEE HIRE

GIFTS & FAVOURS

WEDDING PLANNERS

PHOTOGRAPHY

THE DRESS

THE RING

LOOKING GOOD

FLOWERS

ARRIVE IN STYLE

THE CAKE

STATIONERY

CATERING

MOTHER OF THE BRIDE

THE CELEBRANT

THE MUSIC

MARQUEE HIRE

GIFTS & FAVOURS


| SURREY WEDDING VENUES

Coworth Park

www.dorchestercollection.com/en/ascot/coworth-park/

Phone n. 01344 876 600

WEDDING PLANNERS

H Squared Events www.hsquaredevents.co.uk Phone n. 07766 227781

PHOTOGRAPHY

Leo the Photographer www.leothephotographer.co.uk Phone n. 02089 791 777

THE DRESS

Little London Brides www.littlelondonbrides.co.uk Phone n. 07949 485 993

THE RING

Obsessions of Weybridge www.obsessionsofweybridge.com Phone n. 01932 820823

LOOKING GOOD

Beyoutiful Brides www.beyoutifulbrides.com Phone n. 07940 497 094

FLOWERS

Zita Elze www.zitaelze.com Phone n. 07341 869 375

ARRIVE IN STYLE

S H Chauffeurs www.sandhchauffeurs.co.uk Phone n. 07702 819 445

THE CAKE

My Little Shop of Cakes www.mylittleshopofcakes.co.uk Phone n. 07980 453 823

STATIONERY

Yours-Aye www.yours-aye.com Phone n. 07855 300 598

CATERING

On The Hoff Barn & Kitchen www.onthehoofbarandkitchen.co.uk Phone n. 07879 693 534 MOTHER OF THE BRIDE John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01603 660 021

THE CELEBRANT

Helen Noble www.helen-noble.co.uk Phone n. 07787 530 720

THE MUSIC

Sphere Entertainments www.sphereentertainments.co.uk Phone n. 01483 494 695

MARQUEE HIRE

Canvas & Light www.canvasandlight.co.uk Phone n. 07539 880 031

GIFTS & FAVOURS

John Lewis & Partners www.johnlewis.com Phone n. 01603 660 021


The Matterhorn

as your best man and the stars as your

maids of honour

Feel like celebrating at your best friend’s place This is THE OMNIA

THE OMNIA, Zermatt – Switzerland, Phone +41 27 966 71 71, www.the-omnia.com

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