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The Wedding Issue

AUGUST 2016


EDITOR’S LETTER In this month’s issue we are celebrating Weddings! If you are looking for inspiration, here are some fabulous ideas for planning your special day. We have inspiring interviews with the following: Suzanne Neville, Bridal and Evening Wear Designer Nicki Macfarlane, Founder of Nicki Macfarlane Rebbie Wellwood-Green, Operations Manager, The Real Flower Company We have a feature on how to create a unique and beautiful home. And finally, if you are looking for a location for your honeymoon we also have our special Honeymoons feature. Enjoy!!! www.hotbrandscoolplaces.com Picture Credits: Front Cover image courtesy of Suzanne Neville http://www.suzanneneville.com Other images throughout the magazine supplied by the various companies, or publishers featured. Please Note All information about products and services are supplied to us by the individual organizations, or agencies acting on their behalf. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, it may be subject to change. Please check with individual organizations for the latest information about all events, products, or news items. Inclusion in this magazine does not imply endorsement by Hot Brands Cool Places. Hot Brands Cool Places does not accept responsibility for the content of any external site.

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VAN CLEEF & ARPELS The history of Van Cleef & Arpels began with a Parisian love story: in 1895. The elegance and inventiveness of its creations, along with its use of the rarest and most precious materials, enabled Van Cleef & Arpels to established its reputation of excellence in High Jewellery across the world. www.vancleefarpels.com


FIONA CAIRNS Fiona Cairns Ltd designs and creates luxury cakes. From celebration and bespoke wedding cakes to tea time treats, there is a cake for everyone. Classically designed with contemporary twists, each and every cake is lovingly hand-made and hand-decorated using only the best ingredients, ensuring that each one tastes as good as it looks. In 2011, the company became known worldwide after being commissioned to make the Royal Wedding Cake for TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The eight-tiered cake, made with seventeen fruitcakes, was baked and decorated in the Leicestershire bakery, and took the team two months to make. www.fionacairns.com

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Image (c) Robert Leveritt for Fiona Cairns


BELLA BRIDAL ACCESSORIES Add that extra special touch of glamour to your wedding day with Bella Bridal Accessories. We have a wonderful selection of beautiful wedding accessories ranging from vintage style pieces to modern hair vines and so much more. We also have collections perfect for your bridal party such as bridesmaid dresses and party shoes for children. www.bellabridalaccessories.co.uk

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Hot Brands Cool Places spoke with Suzanne Neville, Bridal and Evening Wear Designer for an exclusive interview

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You are celebrating your 25th Anniversary this year, what have been your highlights? I can’t believe it’s been 25 years; it has gone so incredibly quickly since my first collection. So much has happened, and the business has grown a great deal, it has been the most wonderful whirlwind journey. There have been endless highlights; I’ve been very lucky. I was 19 when Harrods agreed to take my first collection, and this was a dream come true. Getting the keys to my first shop was another pivotal moment, selling my gowns for the first time in New York, dressing a Spice Girl for the Olympic closing ceremony, and so many others. However the main thing that makes me proud every day is the brides themselves all over the world wearing my designs for the happiest day of their lives, it really is a great honour. What is the inspiration behind your 25th Anniversary 2017 Portrait Collection? My inspiration for the 25th year Portrait collection is the brides themselves. I meet so many lovely Brides throughout the year at my own shops and at Designer’s Days throughout the country. This allows me to see what my brides are wanting, it keeps things fresh for me and new styles are often formed from existing real bride looks. I always design a very diverse collection of styles and silhouettes, as I believe there should be a dress for every shape, size and age. Fabrics are another source of inspiration, when I see a beautiful fabric I can often imagine the dress I would create from it. What do you enjoy most about creating your designs? Seeing a happy glowing bride feeling the best she has ever felt in her Suzanne Neville dress is by far the best part of doing what I do. And on a day-to-day basis, I love being in the studio everyday, creating and working out bespoke patterns and overseeing each hand made dress, and my wonderful team. What advice do you give your Brides about finding the perfect dress for them? Do a little research before you decide where to look for your wedding dress, recommendations from friends is a good way to start the process. Keep an open mind when it comes to style, you may be surprised by what you like. Allow the consultants in the boutiques you visit to advise you, they have experience and know the dresses inside out so can often create a completely new look that you may adore. What are your plans for the future? Going forward, I believe changing with the times is essential; I aim to keep the future collections fresh and current. We already have successful stockists overseas but I hope to expand this further, we’ve recently taken on a new stockist in Dubai, which is really exciting. Overall, if we can carry on the way the last 25 years has gone I’ll be absolutely thrilled. What do you do to relax? I have Sundays off work to relax and spend time with my family, and my husband often treats me to breakfast at my favourite brunch place, Fortnum and Mason. Everyone that knows me knows I get bored quite quickly, and miss work, I wouldn’t enjoy relaxing on a beach for two weeks. www.suzanneneville.com

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HARRIET WILDE Luxurious, handcrafted Bridal and occasion shoes, Harriet Wilde offers a ready to wear collection in a variety of styles and heel heights with matching handbags, co-ordinating hair accessories and bespoke services to meet your requirements. Available from the London showroom, online and from regional stockists, for more information please see the website. www.harrietwilde.com

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NICKI MACFARLANE Nicki Macfarlane is the UK’s leading designer of beautiful flower girl, bridesmaid and pageboy outfits. Nicki has designed many dresses for Royal and society weddings, including HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. All dresses are handmade in England, using the finest fabrics. www.nickimacfarlane.com

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Hot Brands Cool Places spoke with Nicki Macfarlane for an exclusive interview

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You have had an amazing career, what have been your highlights? Working on TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding in 2011 was of course a huge highlight for us and a memory I will always cherish. Recently we have had dresses from weddings featured by Vogue, twice in one week if I remember correctly! Opening our first Boutique in Chelsea last year was also a huge and exciting milestone. What do you enjoy most about creating your designs? There are quite a few things! If I had to pick one part I enjoy the most, it would have to be working with the brides and helping them to create their ideal wedding. Seeing happy clients on their special day is a very fulfilling thing and to know you played a small part in that is always very special. What advice do you give your Brides about choosing the outfits for their bridesmaids/flower girls, or pageboys? I think the best advice I can give is to make sure the bride feels comfortable with every aspect of her special day, especially her bridesmaid and flower girl dresses. When we work with any bride we like to sit down and discuss her ideas for the wedding and its theme. From there we build until we find something that works. Certain parts of the design are woven into the theme, whether it’s the choice of the main fabric for the dresses or a splash of colour in the sash or bows. Clever use of accessories such as shoes and hair bows are also good ways to bring the wedding theme into the bridesmaid’s outfit. Personally my favorite is having little girls in different shades of sweet pea colours in the summer and red or 11 navy with a metallic sash in the winter.


You’ve organized many photo shoots over the years how do you manage to create such stunning and natural shots of the children? Shooting can definitely be a tough couple of days but it’s wonderful to see the dresses come to life. We have a great team around us who make the parents and children (and us!) feel at ease. They make the whole thing run smoothly and make it fun experience rather than a hassle. For anyone planning a children’s shoot a few tips that have come in handy for us over the years - have lots of small breaks and snacks on hand for the little ones to enjoy. This makes sure they don’t get to cranky or upset and also ensures smiling, natural faces in front of the camera. Invite more mini models than you think you need. There is sometimes someone off-colour or ‘not in the mood’. You have one crack at getting the shots you need to cover yourself. What are your plans for the future? We’ve got a really busy rest of the year coming up. Later on we’ll be celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Chelsea boutique - of which we’re very proud! We also have Brides the Show in October, which should be great as well as Pitti Bimbo in January 2017, which we are really excited about! We’re also about to go into an amazing new retail development in Qatar. It is opening in the autumn and we are about to ship their first order – so it’s all very busy at the minute. What makes a perfect weekend for you? You can’t beat a walk in the countryside. I’m very privileged to live in the beautiful county of Wiltshire, which is such a brilliant source of inspiration for me. I also love a Sunday roast with the family! www.nickimacfarlane.com


ELLA JAMES Shop at www.ellajames.co.uk for pretty gifts and inspiration - a gorgeous selection of delightful gifts and items for your wedding. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: 15% discount to HBCP readers using the code HBCP15% www.ellajames.co.uk

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LOAF Brit-brand Loaf makes laid-back furniture for people to kick-off their shoes and lead happier, more relaxed lives. Having lost a whole Saturday trying to buy a bed, founder Charlie Marshall saw an opportunity to make the home shopping experience as quick and hassle-free as possible. Today Loaf offers hundreds of handmade designs for every room of the home. www.loaf.com

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ROBERT WELCH Update your home with unique tableware, kitchen accessories and other homeware products – all designed at the Robert Welch Designs studio in the Cotswolds. http://www.robertwelch.com/

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TREASURE TROVE The Treasure Trove is the place to find shabby chic and vintage furniture with a unique style and Free UK Delivery! Lovingly hand painted and sourced by us ‌ why not see what treasures you can find for your home. www.thetreasuretrove.co.uk

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GROHE GROHE is Europe’s largest and the world’s leading single-brand manufacturer and supplier of beautiful sanitary fittings. GROHE’s products offer the ultimate in luxurious styling, with mixers and showers that will suit any bathroom or kitchen, from modern to traditional. www.grohe.com/uk

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FEATURE

Creating a unique and beautiful home

After planning the wedding, creating your home is the next most important activity for any couple. Today perhaps more than ever before there is the opportunity to style a home that is unique to you. In an ideal world, most of us would love the opportunity to start with a blank canvas, in reality many couples have existing furniture, or are living in rented accommodation which can limit their freedom. However, getting married can present an opportunity to either look at your joint collections objectively, or create a wish list of items that you would like to purchase. In the run-up to the wedding why not take the opportunity to visit some boutique hotels, or luxury holiday rentals and identify the little touches that make your stay special. Providing comfort for guests is often a priority for those companies who want to stay at the top of their game. Investing in quality bed linen, comfortable mattresses and powerful showers can provide inspiration for what you18would like to replicate in your own home.


Look at their colour schemes, and identify what you like or dislike, often rooms are stripped back to bare essentials which can help you re-assess what you really need in a home. Clearing out clutter before you set up home together is really important, it is so easy to move from your parents home to your own place taking items that may have a sentimental value, but no longer serve any real purpose. You may also be under pressure from your parents to take your lifetime treasures with you. Try and resist, but promise to come and clear out your possessions as soon as possible. Although investing in commercial storage can seem a good idea, in reality once it is locked away out of sight it is so easy to forget about it until you start to realise what you could buy with that money instead. If you are in the fortunate position of starting with a blank canvas, spend time identifying what is really important in setting up your home. Look at the floor plans of the space you have available, and think about the main items of investment. Comfort and functionality should be top of your list, and ideally try the furniture out before buying, particularly beds and seating. Also try and think about your lifestyle, if you and your partner both love lying out on a sofa, you may need to purchase two sofas so that you can both relax. Always check the contents of the cushions, don’t be seduced by a stunning design that isn’t comfortable. Also think carefully about the colour, and the long-term implications of its durability, if and when you decide to have children. Being able to come home and sink into something comfortable is a worthy investment. The same principle applies to the purchase of beds, as current generations are taller, we have seen the creation of King and Super-King beds, this has an implication in the space available in the bedroom, but the advantage of allowing you both to sleep comfortably. Again always buy from a reputable company and ideally try them out before buying. Once you have identified the core basics for your home, you can then start adding your own personal touches, and this is when the fun begins. There are so many beautiful options in colour and accessories that styling your own space can become a lifetime passion. Finding items of furniture that are unique, or created for you, can really help to make your home very special. Always try and think about the practicality of what you actually do in your home if either, or both of you work from home it is really important to create space for this, but also to find ways of separating this area from your relaxing and living space. If entertaining is important to you, think about use of the kitchen and dining areas to ensure you have both the equipment and space to do this successfully. In all areas less is more, investing in quality, and thinking carefully about how you style your home means that you can relax and enjoy your life together! We also have a fabulous collection of companies in in our latest Homes issue: http://issuu.com/hotbrands/docs/hbcpmay2016 Image courtesy of Robert Welch.

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GO MODERN Go Modern specialises in contemporary, design-led furniture for the home and garden. Our team can help with everything from the materials and structure of a design through to fabrics, fitting and assembly. We work with interior designers, architects and homeowners ‌ in fact anyone who, like us, loves high quality luxury design. www.gomodern.co.uk

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GLAZEBROOK & CO. Glazebrook & Co. Classic Cutlery for modern living. Finest Stainless Steel designs with alternative dishwasher safe Cream and Black Handle Knives. A perfect wedding gift. For more information visit: www.glazebrook.com Email: sales@glazebrook.com or Tel: 020 7731 7135 Free Sample Service. Delivery Worldwide

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Hot Brands Cool Places spoke with Rebbie Wellwood-Green, Operations Manager, The Real Flower Company for an exclusive interview

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Can you tell us a little about the history of The Real Flower Company? The Real Flower Company was set up in 1995 by the founding director Rosebie Morton who started growing garden roses in a walled garden at her family farm, her mission was to bring exquisitely scented natural roses back to the floristry industry and cut flower market and since then it has grown from strength the strength. What have been the highlights for the company in the last few years? We have had some amazing moments here at The Real Flower Company; being part of so many gorgeous weddings and exhibiting at both Chelsea and Hampton Court for two years running, plus featuring on Countryfile was the icing on the cake as we are all big fans here in the office. Where do you start when creating a design for a wedding bouquet? You have to listen to what your brides are saying and the up and coming trends for the following year. First thing in the morning I look at a couple of blogs my favourite being Rock My Wedding and you can get a real feel for what is happening in the Bridal world. We then are blessed with so many gorgeous flowers, herbs and foliage’s that our creative team just get to play. What advice do you give your Brides about choosing their flowers? Always have a budget in mind and start your mood board. The more visual you can be the more the florist can pick up on your personality and requirements. 23


If you were designing a bouquet for yourself what would you include? Well, I was lucky enough to do exactly this last year and I was actually very lucky as I was married legally and then had a blessing on the Saturday so I was able to have TWO bouquets which meant I could use some (not all) of my favourite flowers. The first I used our signature Margaret Merrill and Princess Alexandra and went for a traditional tie and the second I went bonkers with clashing colours and soft finishes such as peach Astilbe trailing Jasmine, Spindle berry and my ultimate favourite flower Tuberose, it was finished off with trialing multicolour ribbons which matched my hair piece. What makes a perfect weekend for you? The three F’s Flowers, Food and Friends! www.realflowers.co.uk

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REAL FLOWERS We can provide the most incredible, scented Wedding Flowers for your big day. Choose from our Romantic Antique Collection, with bridal bouquets including an eclectic mix of roses, hand tied with Mint, Eucalyptus and trailing Jasmine. Or our David Austin Bridal Collection, with a mixture of David Austin’s most popular pink roses, your bouquet will contain the cupped ruffled rosettes of Carey with its subtle cedar wood fragrance, Romantic Kiera with it subtle blend from blushing pink to cream with a fruity fragrance and Classic Kate with its extraordinary, rich tones of raspberry and magenta. We can also supply buttonholes and bridesmaids bouquets. All Bridal party bouquets are bound with our signature green ribbon and fastened with pearl headed pins. www.realflowers.co.uk/wedding-collection.html

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Wedding Venues

Image courtesy of Deer Park

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DEER PARK Our utterly delectable 18th Century Georgian House near Exeter is licensed for civil ceremonies and is perfect for exclusive use weddings in Devon, accommodating up to 60 wedding guests in the main house for intimate celebrations and up to 210 wedding guests in our showstopping Orangery. Wonderful whatever the season, you can tie the knot in our secluded secret garden, surrounded by wild flowers; inside our vintage-chic country house; or in the light and bright Orangery with its toasty underfloor heating and ambient lighting. And as the night comes to a close, you can say a fond farewell to all your loved ones and spend your first night of wedded bliss in our luxury treehouse - ding dong! Influenced by the best of British, our four-star accommodation is the epitome of a quintessentially English Country House www.deerparkcountryhotel.co.uk/devon-wedding-venues/exclusive-use-weddings-devon

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THE TYTHE BARN The Tythe Barn, built back in the early 14th Century, provides the most amazing setting where you can create the wedding day of your dreams. With Jamie Oliver’s team as our in-house caterer, we are a small, friendly and dedicated team who are here to help you every step of the way. We listen, we sit down and talk and we are really passionate about getting it right - for you. Arrive with us in the morning and do the whole thing in one place, ceremony - indoor or outdoor, food - whatever you want and party - a civilised affair or a rave. The choice is yours. We’ve even created a unique and exciting place for the bride and groom to stay over...if you can’t bring yourselves to leave! http://www.thetythebarn.co.uk/

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NUMBER ONE DART MARINA Number One Dart Marina is an exquisite home in a breath-taking location by the River Dart in Dartmouth, Devon. A stunning combination of views, luxury and style, within a few steps of Dart Marina Hotel & Spa, see more at http://www.dartmarina.com/Number-One


OLIVER’S TRAVELS Luxury villa company, Oliver’s Travels has a huge selection of destination wedding venues. Have you always dreamt of getting married in France? Saying I do in Italy? Or maybe a wedding in a castle is your idea of heaven? Our complimentary wedding consultant can help you find your perfect rustic Italian wedding villa in Tuscany, fairy tale wedding chateau in France or regal castle in the UK to host the wedding of your dreams! www.oliverstravels.com/wedding-venues


BRUISYARD BARN Set in 700 acres, Bruisyard Hall & Barn is perfect for your wedding. With uninterrupted views of Suffolk countryside, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Accommodating both small intimate weddings from 20 people to larger group weddings up to 200 people. www.bruisyardhall.com


HINTLESHAM HALL Beautiful grounds, surrounding a graceful 16th Century Grade 1 listed Country House Hotel. A warm welcome from friendly efficient staff, showing you through to a sumptuous lounge with a roaring log fires during the winter months, papers to read while you relax on deep sofas with a Traditional Afternoon Tea awaiting you after a stroll in the grounds. www.hintleshamhall.com


KESGRAVE HALL Step back, relax and indulge at milsoms Kesgrave Hall, a contemporary 4-star hotel with 23 fabulous bedrooms ranging from standard through to the ‘top grade’. Plenty of theatre can be found in the restaurant overlooked by the Engine Room, with head chef Stuart Oliver championing all that is great about Suffolk produce. https://www.milsomhotels.com/kesgrave-hall/


MAISON TALBOOTH Step back, relax and indulge at Maison Talbooth. Twelve individual bedrooms, day spa, outdoor pool (heated to a sizzling 85Ëšall year), hot tub, pool house and tennis court. Guests dine at the award winning Le Talbooth restaurant beside the river Stour, just a minute away by courtesy car. https://www.milsomhotels.com/maison-talbooth/


BOVEY CASTLE From the moment you arrive at Bovey Castle, you will instantly know that this is the venue for your wedding. As the only five-star hotel and country estate in the county, Bovey Castle is the unrivalled location for a Devon wedding and honeymoon in a Dartmoor setting. www.boveycastle.com


UFFORD PARK If you are looking for a wedding venue in East Anglia, look no further than Ufford Park Woodbridge, set in the heart of Suffolk’s most beautiful, peaceful countryside. It’s historic, 120-acre parkland setting offers endless beautiful, natural photo opportunities, elegant reception rooms and dedicated, friendly staff; Ufford Park Woodbridge has everything to make your wedding day dreams come true. We would be very pleased to offer all the facilities to make this a complete wedding venue in Suffolk, especially for you, any day of the week! http://www.uffordpark.co.uk/


Style Me Vintage: Weddings By Annabel Beeforth

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Synopsis: The fifth book in the successful Style Me Vintage series is designed to inspire brides-to-be to create their own vintage-themed wedding. Harking back to styles of previous decades is often the basis for a truly stylish wedding, but it can be difficult to get all the details right, without a little bit of guidance. This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together bridal outfits and event styling for a themed occasion, from the Edwardian era, through the decades to the 1970s. https://w w w.amazon.co.uk/Style-Me-Vintage-Weddings- Inspirational/ dp/1862059608 Hot Brands Cool Places Verdict This delightful book is full of wonderful ideas for creating a vintage wedding. From the dress itself, through to accessories, flowers, make-up and hair, even extra details such as how to style the attendants, venue, cake, stationery, photography, and entertainment are covered. Featuring beautiful photography from weddings photographer Joanna Brown. An ideal gift book for brides-tobe. My Handmade Wedding A crafter’s guide to making your big day perfect by Marrianne Mercer Synopsis: My Handmade Wedding is a practical, friendly guide to planning and personalising your big day. It contains over 20 tried-and-tested projects, with helpful advice on cost-cutting, time-planning and preparation. Whether you want to hand-make your entire wedding, or just select a few ideas to personalise it, this book will show you how. Ideal for creative, budget-savvy brides and grooms to be, this practical, friendly guide will help couples plan and personalise their big day. It begins with a chapter on organisation: assessing your needs and your budget, selecting a theme and a style and working out what to do when. It then covers every element you might want to consider making, buying or renting, providing money-saving tips throughout. https://www.searchpress.com/book/9781782211587/my-handmade-wedding Hot Brands Cool Places Verdict The book is packed with over 20 tried-and-tested projects, from a range of stationery designs, candle favours, wedding cakes, ring pillows and veils, to lanterns, bunting and paper flowers. The book is full of beautiful wedding photographs, which show the reader exactly how the projects work in a real wedding setting. Readers might want to recreate the author Marrianne’s wedding exactly, or simply pick and choose elements they love to personalise their big day.


Wedding Beauty Feature KORRES WILD ROSE COLOUR CORRECTING CREAM SPF30 Moisturising cream that instantly brightens, evens out skin tone, covers imperfections and offers sunscreen protection. Enriched with carob tree extract that soothes the complexion and Wild Rose, rich in vitamin C, that offers significant ability to smooth fine lines and skin discolorations. AVAILABLE SHADES Light & Medium. WILD ROSE / ADVANCED REPAIR SLEEPING FACIAL A breakthrough in beauty sleep; More than a mask, more than a night cream, it enhances natural cell renewal overnight, offering rejuvenating action on multiple levels; the combination of Wild Rose oil and stabilized vitamin C for extra potent skin brightening, reinforce the natural cell renewal process while sleeping, delivering petal-soft skin by morning. Its weightless soufflé texture melts instantly into the skin offering an exceptionally soft-mask experience. Available from www.MarksandSpencer.com Caribbean Island Wild Flowers Body Polish 250g This foaming body polish deep cleanses, exfoliates and moisturises leaving the skin smooth to the touch with a radiant glow. Soothing aloe vera is blended with grapefruit peel powder and avocado stone granules to exfoliate the skin whilst glycerine and soybean oil moisturise. Fragrance: The delicate spider lily is at the heart of this fragrance. Softly blended with island wild flowers, tropical citrus fruits, night blooming jasmine and sea air accords, it conjures up the feeling of long relaxing days spent on a tranquil Caribbean island. Old World Jasmine Flower Water 100ml A feminine scent of jasmine with sparkling citrus tones. The compelling aroma of jasmine, one of the oldest known botanical scents, is a natural addition to a collection that celebrates great perfume ingredients. It’s native to the warm temperate regions of the Old World and arrived in France, Spain and Italy via the Silk Road trading route. Europe quickly adopted this exotically scented, star-shaped white flower as if it were its own. Become enamoured again with the beautifully intense aroma of this classic flower that remains ever fashionable. Old World Jasmine Flower Water balances the distinctive scent of white jasmine with a sparkling citrus signature. The aroma of rich Valencia orange and Meyer lemon adds a sweetly refreshing edge while notes of gardenia, cyclamen and tuberose provide a floral quality that’s fresh, green and very feminine. http://www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk


Images courtesy of Abercrombie & Kent Villas

The Honeymoon Guide


ABERCROMBIE & KENT VILLAS Abercrombie & Kent Villas offer a wide range of luxury villas throughout Europe, from French chateaux to Tuscan farmhouses. As well as beautiful properties, we can also help organise the finer things that make your holiday complete with everything from private chefs to local hosts to help you make the most of your honeymoon. http://www.akvillas.com


CARRIER At Carrier, we have more than 30 years of experience creating luxury holidays. Our holidays are personal, bespoke and tailor-made to the desires of each holidaymaker, and we leave no stone unturned and no detail overlooked, a perfect honeymoon choice. www.carrier.co.uk


ELEGANT ADDRESS PROPERTY GROUP Introducing the Elegant Address Luxury Property Group - a Luxury Property Consultancy providing specialist knowledge, unrivalled British bespoke service and a vast portfolio of hand-picked luxury villas, five star hotels, chalets and apartments for rental and sale within some of the world’s most glamorous, exotic and characteristic locations. http://elegant-addresslpg.com/


BAILEY ROBINSON Bailey Robinson are a British based luxury travel company providing tailor made holidays across hand-picked global locations. Our experts will create a holiday to match your requirements and help you choose the best location for your honeymoon. www.baileyrobinson.com


NEW ZEALAND IN DEPTH Founded by Paul Carberry in 2003, New Zealand in Depth specialise in creating tailormade holidays to New Zealand. Paul has spent more than a year of his life on the ground in New Zealand and offers a genuine personal service, taking the time to understand his clients, their interests and their needs. This is the only way to create a truly bespoke honeymoon experience. www.newzealandindepth.com


QUALITY VILLAS Quality Villas was established back in 1986 by Margaret Rees, the current owner, with a handful of villa properties. Today, with the same attention to detail and regard for only offering the best and most sumptuous properties, all enjoying a ‘wow’ factor of some sort, there are close to 500 villas in the portfolio. www.qualityvillas.com


INNTRAVEL Inntravel specialise in Slow holidays, which reveal the lesser-taken path and offer a truly individual holiday experience. From carefully crafted self-guided walking and cycling holidays, to inspiring winter snow holidays, uncover hidden corners and authentic local experiences along the way. www.inntravel.co.uk


AUDLEY TRAVEL Audley trips don’t come off the shelf, they’re tailor-made down to the finest detail. When planning a trip with us, you will speak to a destination specialist who has either lived or travelled extensively within the country or region that you are visiting. They will create a bespoke trip based on your tastes, interests and budget and with an absolute commitment to providing quality travel experiences. http://www.audleytravel.com


EXPERIENCE TRAVEL GROUP Enriching the lives of the world’s most passionate travellers. Bespoke, luxury experienced based holidays in Asia. Experience is everything! www.experiencetravelgroup.com


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Hot Brands Cool Places The Wedding Issue 2016  

In this month’s issue we are celebrating Weddings! If you are looking for inspiration, here are some fabulous ideas for planning your spec...

Hot Brands Cool Places The Wedding Issue 2016  

In this month’s issue we are celebrating Weddings! If you are looking for inspiration, here are some fabulous ideas for planning your spec...

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