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ISSUE 36

• JUNE 2018

Inspirational Weddings REAL COUPLES SHARE THE DETAILS OF THEIR BEAUTIFUL BIG DAYS

NICHE NECKLINES COOL LOOKS FOR YOUR BRIDESMAIDS

Finishing touches FROM SHOES & CLUTCHES TO STATIONERY & DECOR

ROCK THE DRESS! 50 FIGURE-FLATTERING STYLES WE ADORE – AND SO WILL YOU!

Show time! ESSENTIAL DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

HOT HAIRST YLTEOS CHIC IDEAS E TAKE TO TH SALON

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Contents J U N E 2 018

INSIDE THIS ISSUE 51

PRETTY PLUS SIZE 20 delightful dresses to show off your curves. Decisions, decisions… Which to pick?

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FINGER FOOD These light bites are so scrummy… Eating healthy has never been so tasty!

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BEAUTIFUL BOWS We’ve fallen head over heels for this selection of shoes

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ARM CANDY Cute clutches and handbags to match with any outfit

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HAIR DETAILS Stunning ranges of hair vines and clips – because your hair deserves a treat, too!

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WHAT’S YOUR NUMBER? Snazzy stationery suggestions for your table numbers – have you thought about your theme?

ISSUE 36

• JUNE 2018

Inspirational Weddings REAL COUPLES SHARE THE DETAILS OF THEIR BEAUTIFUL BIG DAYS

NICHE NECKLINES COOL LOOKS FOR YOUR BRIDESMAIDS

Finishing touches FROM SHOES & CLUTCHES TO STATIONERY & DECOR

ROCK THE DRESS! 50 FIGURE-FLATTERING STYLES WE ADORE – AND SO WILL YOU!

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FASHION SALES EXECUTIVE Laura Lismore laura@meanttobemedia.com

Show time! ESSENTIAL DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

HOT HAIRSTYLES TO

FASHION SALES EXECUTIVE Nardene Smith nardene@meanttobemedia.com

CHIC IDEAS TAKE TO THE SALON

‘I do’ overseas

TOP PLANNING TIPS FOR THE PERFECT WEDDING ABROAD

SHAPED TO PERFECTION STUNNING GOWNS FOR PLUS-SIZES

PINK PERFECTION Theme your day in pink with these fabulous props!

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NICHE NECKS Amazing necklines across 20 unique bridesmaid dresses

ONLINE EDITOR Carrie Marsden carrie@loveourweddingmag.com CONTRIBUTORS Donna Berridge @LoveOurWedMag LoveOurWedding loveourweddingmag LoveOurWedMag

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E X C L U S I V E F E AT U R E S 32

STYLE AND SASS FROM THE ALLURE COLLECTION

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90 DIFFERENT COLOURS IN THE SPECIAL DAY DIAMOND COLLECTION

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A WONDERFUL ELBETH GILLIS PHOTOSHOOT

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WE REVIEW THE ARCH IN MARYLEBONE, LONDON

SALES EXECUTIVE Martha Cooke martha@meanttobemedia.com

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FIGURE FLATTERING 50 gowns to show off your shape

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GO VEGAN Lots of delicious suggestions for a vegan food menu

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elcome to the June issue of Love Our Wedding, where I’ll be your host for the next 100+ pages! We’ve packed this issue full of gorgeous gowns – there are 50 fabulous designs alone in our opening feature all about the top figure-flattering dresses. Flick to p20 to find the perfect gown to match your shape. This issue my favourite features include the super-cute pink theme with timeless details for a girly day (p78), cool ideas for a vegan wedding (p93) and our beautiful real weddings, including a gorgeous December wedding that shows you how to incorporate Christmas to your day (from p80). Finally, if you’re thinking of getting hitched abroad, our 12-month planning itinerary is a must-read, chockfull of handy tips (p101). Happy reading, everyone, and remember, if you want to have your wedding JADE PEPPERELL featured, just drop me a line at Editor jade@meanttobemedia.com.

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3 My favourite picks this month! 1. I fell in love with this Ruby

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Shoo clutch the moment from the moment I first saw it! 2. The string and airmail envelope design on this table number by Lucy Ledger gives a sense of farflung travel adventures 3. If I had a destination wedding coming up, this Aire Barcelona gown would be a strong contender for me 4. These heels from Harriet Wilde look so divine in honey pink 5. This Aurora hair accessory by Polly & Bella in opulent green is a must-have treat for £235

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LOVE THE DRESS

BELLA LE PAPILLON BY MODECA STYLE 19103 ELLIS BRIDAL

SIREN JENNY PACKHAM

THE 50 BEST

DELLA CASABLANCA BRIDAL

Figure-flattering dresses These gowns are guaranteed to wow your guests and make you feel gorgeous

STYLE 1-43 VICTORIA KAY

STYLE 5604-0052 MORILEE

BRIANNA BADGLEY MISCHKA

CALLIE CHARLOTTE BALBIER 20 ♥ L OV E O U R W E D D I N G ♥ J U N E 2 0 1 8

UCAR AIRE BARCELONA

STYLE RDB1013 RICHARD DESIGNS


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HECHIZO PRONOVIAS

BOHEMIAN BLUSH CHARLOTTE BALBIER

STYLE MJ363 MADISON JAMES

STYLE BE395 ELLA ROSA

STYLE 418032 LADBYBIRD BRIDAL

KATALINA BLUE BY ENZOANI STYLE 4268 IVORY & CO

STYLE E18214 SPECIAL DAY

STYLE 1704-0082 MORILEE

UBEDA AIRE BARCELONA BEYONCE BADGLEY MISCHKA

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STYLE 118267 MARTIN THORNBURG: A MON CHERI COLLECTION

STYLE 3112 ALLURE BRIDALS

HUDSON BELOVED BY CASABLANCA

STYLE 217122 ENCHANTING BY MON CHERI

LAVENDER CHLOE BRIDALS

STYLE 30250 NOVABELLA AINSLEY CASABLANCA BRIDAL VERITY & CHRISTY JENNY PACKHAM

STYLE RDB1037 RICHARD DESIGNS

SAMARA & INGRID WENDY MAKIN

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KARTER BLUE BY ENZOANI

GENEVA CATHERINE DEANE

MELINDA ENZOANI PIPPA ELBETH GILLIS

STYLE MM18502 MILLIE MAY BRIDAL

SAVANNAH OPULENCE BRIDAL

STYLE Y11873 SOPHIA TOLLI

STYLE JAR 8959 JUSTIN ALEXANDER 24 ♥ L OV E O U R W E D D I N G ♥ J U N E 2 0 1 8

STYLE R1038 WHITE ROSE

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STYLE PC7905 PHIL COLLINS BRIDAL STYLE Y11890 SOPHIA TOLLI

STYLE 1756_139 KENNETH WINSTON

STYLE Y11878 SOPHIA TOLLI

MELISSA ENZOANI STYLE R1040 WHITE ROSE

JOYCE CATHERINE DEANE EVA (TOP) NICOLE (SKIRT) ANNA GEORGINA

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ALLURE B R I DA L S Whether it’s boho charm or a dreamy princess gown, you’ll feel confident and glamorous with Allure

STYLE 9557 YOU’LL GIVE CINDERELLA AND BELLE A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY IN THIS SLEEVELESS BALLGOWN! WE SIMPLY ADORE THE CRYSTALLINE BEADING ADORNING THE BODICE

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STYLE 9563 AH, WE’RE A SUCKER FOR DAINTY SLEEVE CAPS! IN FACT, WE LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS A-LINE GOWN, ESPECIALLY THE SPARKLING, CROSSHATCHED BODICE.YES TO THIS DRESS!


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STYLE 9550 DREAMY FLORALS TAKE CONTROL IN THIS STRAPLESS SHEATH. IT GOT A UNANIMOUS VOTE HERE AT LOVE OUR WEDDING: THIS IS A SHOW-STOPPER!

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STYLE 9571 DETAILS MEAN EVERYTHING, SO THE SUBTLE BEADWORK THAT LINES THE NECKLINE, STRAPS AND OPEN BACK OF THIS APPLIQUÉD SHEATH PLAY A HUGE PART HERE

STYLE 9570 A PICTUREPERFEECT STRAPPY BALLGOWN WITH THE WOW-FACTOR, AIDED BY THE SHEEN THAT COMPLEMENTS ITS BEAUTIFULLY CLEAN LINES

STYLE 9573 STYLE IMPRESS,274 AMAZE AND AFEEL GORGEOUS A-LINE GORGEOUS DRESS WITH HIDDEN IN THIS KEYHOLE POCKETS AND A BACK DRESS, WHERE SPARKLING DETAIL DELICATE LACE ON THE NECKLINE SHEATH IS OVERLAID WITH PANELS OF SOFT CHIFFON

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AUSTIN FEEL LIKE A GREEK GODDESS IN THIS FLATTERING COLUMN GOWN. WE LOVE THE BEADED BELT!


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STYLE 9574 INTRICATE BEADING? CLEAR SEQUINS THAT PLAYFULLY CATCH THE LIGHT? A SHIMMERY STRAPLESS SHEATH? THIS GOWN MIGHT JUST BE OUR FAVOURITE!

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oasting collections that provide beautiful bridal, bridesmaid and flowergirl dresses – as well as delicate accessories – Richard Designs are guaranteed to have something in their repertoire that makes you stop

and stare. Featured here are seven stunners from their Signature Bridal Collection, including one darling jacket (RDBJ1001, below) – soft ivory lace lined with sheer chiffon for just a splash of colour. Seen something you like? You can view the collection in all its glory at richard-designs.com.

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CALLISTA

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TRUE CURVES

SOPHIA TOLLI

ALLURE WOMEN

WHITE ROSE GRACEFUL

SOPHIA TOLLI

20 fabulous dresses for the plus-size bride – decisions, decisions!


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Ivory & Co

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ime to step Into The Limelight! Which, as it happens, is the name and philosophy behind this glamorous collection from Ivory & Co. It’s all about celebrating your big day and feeling like a million dollars while you do so. Whether it’s the Wild Romance cape (bottom-left) or the Paparazzi’s Dream gown (below), this collection will leave you feeling gorgeous. Visit ivoryandcobridal.co.uk to see more stunning styles today.

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FOUR REAL BRIDES SHARE THEIR BIG DAY STORIES, P58

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ENSURE THERE’S NOT A DRY EYE IN THE HOUSE!

ALLURE BRIDALS

WE TAKE A LOOK AT THE NEW DESIGNS

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BEAUTIFUL REAL-LIFE WEDDINGS

OH-SO ORIGINAL BIG DAYS PACKED WITH IDEAS TO STEAL

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OUTFITS FOR MUMS, MAIDS & YOUR GROOM

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WE FOLLOW A REAL BRIDE-TO-BE ON HER WEDDING JOURNEY

Special details

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HEN HEAVEN FUN PARTY IDEAS THAT ARE CLOSE TO HOME

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The finer details

FROM STATIONERY TO BRIDAL ACCESSORIES, FIND HUNDREDS OF FINISHING TOUCHES INSIDE

How to choose your venue

THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU BOOK

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READINGS & MUSIC IDEAS THE SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR DAY – SORTED!

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Wowfactor weddings 16 PAGES OF AMAZING REAL-LIFE CELEBRATIONS

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STEP UP BRIDAL SHOES FOR EVERY BUDGET P50

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Light bites that are delicious as well as being superhealthy, helping you on your weight-loss journey

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INGREDIENTS 200g lean lamb leg steak, visible fat removed 1 courgette, diced 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into small pieces 1 red onion, cut into 6 wedges Low-calorie cooking spray 150g dried couscous Small handful of finely chopped fresh mint

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METHOD Preheat the oven to 200C/Fan 180C/Gas 6. Put all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl and mix together. Add the lamb, courgette, peppers and red onion to the marinade and stir to coat well. Tip everything into a roasting tin, spray with low calorie cooking spray and roast for 25 minutes. Meanwhile, For the marinade put the couscous in a heatproof bowl and pour over 3 tbsp lemon juice 3 garlic cloves, crushed enough boiling water to just cover. Set aside, covered, for about 10 minutes or until the water is absorbed 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground cinnamon and the grains are tender. Run a fork through the 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar couscous to fluff up the grains. Set the lamb aside to rest for 10 minutes then roughly chop and fold into 2 tbsp tomato purée the couscous with the roasted vegetables. Scatter 4 tbsp passata over the mint. Eat some straight away or cool and keep in the fridge for up to 2 days. This salad is great eaten cold or thoroughly reheated.


ASPARAGUS AND ROASTED PEPPER MUFFINS Ready in 40 minutes

SERVES

4

INGREDIENTS Low-calorie cooking spray 200g asparagus tips, cut into small pieces 1 bottled roasted red pepper in brine, drained and finely chopped 6 large eggs* 2 garlic cloves, crushed Small handful of finely chopped fresh tarragon Salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD Preheat the oven to 180C/Fan 160C/ Gas 4. Lightly spray a non-stick six-hole silicone muffin tray with low-calorie cooking spray. If you don’t have one, line

a muffin tray with paper cases and spray them with low-calorie cooking spray. Blanch the asparagus in a saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for 1-2 minutes. Drain, pat dry with kitchen paper and divide the asparagus and roasted red pepper between the muffin holes. Beat the eggs and stir in the garlic and tarragon. Season and spoon the egg mixture into the muffin holes. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set and golden. Leave to stand for 10 minutes. Carefully ease the muffins out with a small palette knife. Enjoy straight away or to eat cold. * Pregnant women, the elderly, babies and toddlers are advised to choose eggs showing the British Lion stamp if eating raw or partially cooked eggs.

TURKEY AND BACON RANCH WRAPS Ready in 15 minutes

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4

INGREDIENTS 4 back bacon rashers, visible fat removed 4 lean cooked turkey breast slices, visible fat removed 1 green pepper, halved, deseeded and sliced 1 tomato, deseeded and roughly chopped 1 tsp paprika For the ranch sauce 150g fat free natural fromage frais Small handful of finely chopped fresh parsley and dill 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp white wine vinegar Salt and freshly ground black pepper

METHOD Preheat the grill to high. Grill the bacon for 3-4 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Drain on kitchen paper and cut into strips. Meanwhile, mix all the ranch sauce ingredients in a small bowl, season to taste and spread over one side of the turkey slices. Divide the pepper, tomato and bacon bits between the turkey slices, sprinkle with the paprika and roll up each one (you might need to hold them in place with cocktail sticks). Enjoy straight away or cool and keep in the fridge for up to 2 days.

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Lauren & Dan

A WINTER WHITE WEDDING IN DELIGHTFUL DE VON

We’re totally in love with this stunning December wedding, filled with subtle nods to Christmastime How did Dan propose? “We were in London and I think Dan tried all day, but couldn’t find the perfect time (or was too nervous)! He finally blurted it out at

fell in love after only trying on one dress. I went into boutiques with an idea in my head of what I wanted, which was more ball gownstyle, so my mum and nan Joe’s Southern Table and suggested going bespoke. Bar in Covent Garden.” Sarah Treble Couture in Exeter got what I wanted What dress did you wear? instantly: a pale pink tulle “Despite trying, I was never skirt, with the top heavily going to be a bride that embellished all over.”

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And the accessories? “The dress didn’t need any extra bling – there was enough already! I wore a bracelet that Dan bought for me years ago, and had fresh flowers in my hair.” What did Dan wear? “Dan’s suit was also bespoke. It was a lovely dark blue with a tan stripe


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The Details DATE: 16th December 2017 VENUE: Ceremony at Broadclyst Church, Broadclyst, Exeter. Reception at Rockbeare Manor, Devon PHOTOGRAPHER: Holly Collings Photography LAUREN’S DRESS: Sarah Treble Couture DAN’S ATTIRE: Zebel BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Coast

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and a tan waist coat, designed by Zebel – who are also Exeter-based.” Who were your bridesmaids and where were their dresses from? “My maid of honour was my younger sister Jasmin, and my bridesmaid was Rosanna, who’s one of my closest friends since university. They both wore a black high-low dress from Coast. They were exactly what I wanted and they

both looked so beautiful. They had fresh flowers in their hair and a corsage instead of a bouquet.” What was your theme? “I wouldn’t say I had a theme, as such. However, with it being winter, I wanted warm deep colours for my flowers (by Heather Flowersmiths in Dartmouth). I wanted the fires all on in the venue to give a feeling of being cosy. I also had candles everywhere, with

a lovely spiced orange Yankee candle scent. We had mini Christmas trees dotted all around the venue with fairy lights on. We just wanted everyone to enjoy themselves to feel comfortable… And for them to be warm!” What was your best buy? “It had to be the venue. I fell in love on the first visit – I was so glad we made the decision to go with Rockbeare Manor. The

food was brilliant. All the guests said it was the best wedding food they have ever had!” What was the highlight of your day? “My dad’s speech was probably the highlight of my day. He was so nervous, bless him! But as soon as he opened his mouth the room roared and they didn’t stop the whole way through his speech. I was extremely proud and impressed.”

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Mel & Scott

A WHITE WEDDING BY THE QUA NTO CK L A K ES

Bride Mel tells us how time flies when you’re having fun, and how her wedding planner helped How did Scott propose? “Scott proposed at the top of a mountain in the French Alps. It was a moment I’d always dreamed of! Scott had also arranged for our friends to meet us to celebrate by watching the band Bring Your Sisters.” What dress did you wear? “I found my dream dress at Abbi Chapel in Taunton. 84 ♥ L OV E O U R W E D D I N G ♥ J U N E 2 0 1 8


After trying on four dresses, I knew it was the one. It was from the Serenity Bridal range, and every time I went for a fitting, I fell more and more in love with it.”

diamanté with pearls in the centre. My necklace was a gift from my bridemaids, Lucy and Claire, from Missomi in London. Our initials were engraved on it. I also wore a dainty Tiffany bracelet, which And the accessories? I received on the morning “My earrings were a wedding of the wedding from Scott. morning gift from Zivile – It was perfect to match my my bridesmaid. They were dress and hair.”

What did Scott wear? “Scott, his best men and ushers were all dressed in Marc Darcy. We loved their range, plus their delivery and service was second-to-none.” Who were your bridesmaids and where were their dresses from? “Zivile (Zivile also did all of

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The Details DATE: 2nd October 2017 VENUE: Quantock Lakes, Nether Stowey PHOTOGRAPHER: JH Wedding Photography MEL’S DRESS: Serenity Bridal SCOTT’S ATTIRE: Marc Darcy BRIDESMAID DRESSES: ASOS ACCESSORIES: Missomi

the wedding hair for the day), Lucy, Claire, Naomi and Alana. The girls’ dresses came from ASOS and they all looked stunning. The flowers and dresses were perfect.”

in itself was its own theme) and we just added a vintage floral theme throughout. Lots of earthy colours – dusky pinks and greys were key!”

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the highlight for me. I was able to relax and have time to get around and try and see everyone – you have so much to do in the morning and afternoon what with getting ready, the ceremony itself and then the photos. You don’t realise the time flying by. In hindsight, I was

grateful we had a late license because this meant we were able to dance until 1am! We had a live band in the evening – Bring Your Sisters – and these guys know how to start a party! I danced for the first time as husband and wife and enjoyed every second of it.”


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From San Francisco to their venue on a working farm, bride Emma talks us through her big day How did Daniel propose? “At the end of a two-week trek around the west coast of the US, we went for a farewell dinner with our trek group. Dan ordered

What dress did you wear? “A White Rose Bridal fit-and-flare ivory corded lace over pearl satin dress, with a chapel-length train, and a lace jacket. It had champagne for everyone covered buttons running and then got down on one the full length of the train knee – but he’d left the ring with scalloped eyelash lace at the hotel! We celebrated edging. I bought it from with our new friends from Champagne and Confetti all over the world.” in Eastbourne.”

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And the accessories? “I wore a beaded pearl hair vine from Vintage Taylor Made, a freshwater pearl bead bracelet from Luna Tide Designs, a freshwater pearl necklace and gemstone rainbow necklace from Abiza Jewellery, and a Maia gold laurel leaf hair comb from Orchha Jewels (for the veil, which I made


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The Details DATE: 16th September 2017 VENUE: Ceremony at The Church of All Saints and St. Nicholas, Icklesham, East Sussex; Reception at Frickley Lake, Burnt Barns Farm, Ninfield, near Battle, East Sussex PHOTOGRAPHER: Rod and Julie Davies from Zest Photography EMMA’S DRESS: White Rose Bridal DANIEL’S ATTIRE: Moss Bros BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Atom Attire ACCESSORIES: Vintage Tailor Made, Luna Tide Designs, Abiza Jewellery, Orchha Jewels, Monsoon, Rainbow Club

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myself). My beaded belt came from Monsoon and my Madeline-Mary Jane satin shoes were from Rainbow Club.” What did Daniel wear? “Daniel, his best man and one groomsman wore matching peacockblue three-piece suits with burgundy ties from Moss Bros. The other two (Scottish) groomsmen wore traditional kilts and navy waistcoats.”

Who were your bridesmaids and where were their dresses from? “Rebecca, my best friend from university, my sisterin-law, Elizabeth, and two of my school friends, Olivia and Natasha. My flowergirl was my cousin’s daughter, Hope. The bridesmaids’ dresses were burgundy jersey multi-way and came from Atom Attire. Since they can be worn in a variety of ways, they had a style for everyone. Hope’s

navy lace and pleated dress books. We had outdoor came from Monsoon.” games (tin can alley, space hoppers, giant noughts and What was your theme? crosses and giant Jenga).” “Autumnal vintage tea party. It evolved as we What was the highlight visited wedding fairs and of your day? found our suppliers, but it “It was lovely to see all our started with finding colour friends and family getting palettes we liked (Pinterest to know each other. Also, is great for research). We since our venue was a also sneaked a few Harry working farm with animals, Potter references in – one our disco turned into a table was numbered ‘9 ¾’ silent disco after 11pm. and our ‘Always’ cakeThe older guests found topper is a quote from the watching this hilarious!”

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Vegan wedding Want a menu that complements your vegan tastes? Niki Webster from rebelrecipes.com has the tips for you caterers have a great selection of delicious vegan dishes. Communicate and be upfront and honest with them from the beginning about what plans you might have. This allows you to work closely with the venue to ensure that all areas are covered, and they will be happy to work alongside you ant to know how in creating your perfect vegan wedding. to create the perfect vegan wedding? Then The catering The catering at a wedding look no further, because we is super-important – it’s have spoke to Niki Webster, Founder of rebelrecipes.com, pertinent to not only choose a menu that showcases the for some expert advice. bridal parties’ personality, The qualified raw chef and award-winning vegan blogger but one that is also enjoyable for all. You can either book has over 260,000 followers a caterer or do it yourself and those numbers are depending on budget, time growing daily! Niki is known and ability. for her delicious and easily accessible recipes, as well as The caterers creating a sustainable way of including vegan into your daily There are a lot of different specialist vegan and life. Here, she’s put together vegetarian caters about, her top tips on creating the perfect vegan wedding, so you but make sure to do your research; read other people’s can sit back and enjoy every reviews and speak to them part of it. directly to ensure they understand what you are Finding the right venue Make sure that when you are looking for. As with any wedding caterer, make sure to booking your venue, you are sample the dishes beforeable to pick one that either hand and tailor it to your allows outside catering or specific tastes and needs. to ensure that their on-site

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GENU-WINE VEGAN Not immediately obvious, but you can go vegan with your wine choice, too

Alternatively, why not go for hearty crowd pleasers such as Mezze platters or big delicious salads where your guests can help themselves and get stuck in? A favourite of mine, as I’ve mentioned on my blog, is to finish big with different vegan cheeses, chutneys and fruits to create a delicious board that has the wow factor! The wedding cake Just like with caterers, it’s becoming increasingly more accessible to find a great vegan wedding cake company these days. Happily, this means that gone are the days when you might have needed to compromise on taste or appearance. Some of my favourite vegan wedding cake companies at the moment include the following:

Some of my favourite vegan caterers at the moment are: • cashewcatering.co.uk • theparsnipship.co.uk wedding-catering • eco-cuisine.co.uk Doing it yourself A brilliant way to ensure you are getting exactly what you want from your catering is to do it yourself. If you able to, of course, it can be easier said that done! Here are some of my top ideas on how to wow your guests…

a wide range of different flavours and textures. Why not try something like Moussaka or roast pepper chickpea stew? TASTY TREATS You’re going to be even more popular with the guests if these goodies are on offer!

Canapés These are always a great way to entertain your guests during the reception or before the ceremony. Make sure to have a variety of different choices so there is something for everyone. During the breakfast opt for dishes that showcase

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For brilliant vegan and organic designs, try theorganicwedding cakecompany.com/vegancake-flavours.

Meanwhile, you will not find a cake that is healthier or looks more beautiful than the designs over at nkshrewsbury.co.uk/ bespoke-vegan-celebrationcakes. Oh, and don’t forget about some delicious cupcakes, too! Try out mscupcake. co.uk/weddings, where they promise that you’ll pay the same price, “regardless if you are ordering a cake from us for your auntie’s birthday or your wedding”. Drinks Finally, it comes as a surprise to a lot of people that certain drinks – such as some wines and champagne – are not vegan-friendly. A handy trick is to use barnivore.com or the Vegan food and living guide to quickly check what brands are and aren’t. If you are looking for delicious vegan-friendly champagne, prosecco and wine, I’d suggest checking thomsonandscott.com.


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The Arch, London Tie the knot in Marylebone, in a romantic venue that oozes class and character ABOUT THE VENUE

The Arch is a stunning Georgian hotel in the heart of London, spread over seven former townhouses and two old mews. Each of the 82 rooms are decorated to an incredibly high standard, with the stylish suites having luxurious touches such as widescreen televisions in the bathroom and incredible art from rising British talents hung elegantly on the walls. CAN YOU GET MARRIED AT THE ARCH?

HOW MANY GUESTS CAN IT ACCOMMODATE?

48 guests – so it’s best for more intimate weddings.

WEDDING PRICES

Prices can vary and depend on the menu (which can be tailored with the talented chef on hand to create a bespoke menu – especially for the wedding breakfast), time of year, which room is taken and number of guests.

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Although you’re only a No, but The Arch is a stone’s throw from many five-minute walk from top eateries, the Hunter 486 Marylebone Town Hall, restaurant – located within where you can get married! the hotel – is spectacular and However, the hotel restaurant an absolute must if you plan can be hired privately for to stay. Start your evening your wedding breakfast. with a delicious cocktail in There are beautiful private the bar before sampling one rooms, which are perfect for of the many fabulous dishes small, intimate weddings. from the impressive menu. Great for minimoons, too. It’s based on modern British

classics with a twist – it didn’t disappoint! After dinner you can head to the Martini library to relax and finish the evening in style. THINGS TO DO

Bond Street and Mayfair are a short walk away, making it perfect for shopaholics or the more savvy window shoppers! Hyde Park is also close by, offering beautiful walks at a much slower pace. If sightseeing is your vice, then London is your oyster!

The friendly, knowledgeable concierge can help you plan an exciting day out. ROOMS RATES

Deluxe rooms start from £350 and from £420 for a suite. Discounts off room rates are available for group bookings and wedding parties. Book your wedding venue at The Arch, London today by calling (0)207 724 4700, or by visiting thearchlondon.com.

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D E S T I N AT I O N WEDDING Dream of getting married in a snowy castle or on the beach? Here’s how to plan that wedding abroad

BEACHY BLISS What sort of planning does it take to get to this magical moment in the sun?

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nything is possible and everything goes when you plan a destination wedding. That’s why so many couples pack their bags and jet off to far-flung, sun-kissed places in search of the world’s most beautiful locations where they can tie the knot.

If getting hitched in an exotic location sounds like your perfect day, staying organised will streamline the planning process. While yes, destination weddings can be hard work, with a lot of planning and determination you too can have the day of your dreams.

To help you get started, Melita DeHazes is the Marketing Director for crossborder payments provider, OFX, has compiled a handy destination wedding checklist! First things first: give yourself extra time to plan Destination weddings are

more challenging to plan than local weddings, so it’s a good idea to give yourself some extra time to actually nail down all of the details. While you may be able to plan a local wedding in six months, consider giving yourself at least a full year or more to plan a destination wedding.

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GET HITCHED ON HOLIDAY As well as looking after and organising your guests, there are actual wedding procedures to consider, too

constantly and will likely be different by the time you have to pay your venue and Set your budget vendors, use an accurate By doing this straight out of exchange rate calculator the gate, you’ll know how to get an estimate of how much you can comfortably your money will convert and spend to make your ideal whether or not the conversion wedding come to life. In will work in your favour. doing so, you’ll be able to Here’s a pro tip: if you figure out what destinations use ofx.com to make your you can and can’t afford. Once you and your partner international wedding have agreed on a budget, you payments, you can use a Limit Order to lock in an exchange can both decide on your top three priorities. Maybe it’s the rate for up to 12 months, so you’ll never get sticker shock number of guests; maybe it’s if the exchange rates fluctuate the gown; or maybe it’s the while you’re planning. food. The point is, that once you have your priorities in order, it will be easier to keep Compare visa requirements Lots of countries have relaxed your budget in line. their visa permissions in When planning order to cash in on revenue international destination from destination weddings. weddings, a lot of couples make the mistake of failing to However, visas are a factor you’ll need to consider for factor in currency exchange every destination on your rates. Even though these shortlist. Keep in mind that if exchange rates change

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Once you’ve found a beautiful destination and a venue online, it’s time to travel. Seeing a venue in person and speaking with the planner face-to-face will give you a whole new perspective on whether or not you’re headed in the right direction. After all, a venue can be made to look modern, clean, and beautiful in pictures Research, research, online, but when you see research… And travel! it in person, it might be a If you met in Montreal, for example, you might be ready completely different story. Rather than booking on blind to tie the knot there, too. faith alone, take a vacation to Or, if you love vacationing together in a tropical location, meet with the right people before signing anything. Hawaii might on your radar. About a year before your big day, research not only your 10 MONTHS TO GO preferred destination and its wedding venues, but also the Book your vendors local vendors and planners and officiant that are available. Contact After researching into them to get quotes and to the local vendors at your figure out if that destination destination of choice, you will work with your budget. can list out their pros and you’re planning on marrying someone of a different nationality and eventually living in the country where you’re getting married, the requirements may be different than those that usually apply to destination weddings. It’s always wise to contact the consulate, if you’re unsure.


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cons and decide which ones you want to book. As well as the cake, flowers, music and catering, you may want to incorporate some traditions native to the locale where you’re tying the knot. On the flip side of the coin, if you want to incorporate important family traditions into your destination wedding, it may be more difficult to do so in an exotic island locale. It’s best to play it safe and start your research early, so you know what you can reasonably expect, rather than risking disappointment nearer the day. Like all popular things in life, the best vendors will book up quickly – especially if they work on a lot of weddings throughout the year. Make sure you don’t miss out, so book it as soon as possible. (Don’t forget to choose an officiant to conduct the ceremony.) About 10 months before your wedding, sign contracts with your vendors, such as your photographer, videographer, officiant, and baker. Some hotels provide wedding packages where all the details are included, which can really simplify your planning. No matter which vendors or providers you pick, it’s worth asking about payment options, though – paying by credit cards may incur substantial foreign transaction fees. If you can pay by bank-to-bank transfer (international wire), using a provider like OFX might save you enough to cover the cost of, say, the cake. Get your bridal party together Think about the people in your life that you hope will be a special part of your big

day and start organising your bridal party, from your best man and maid of honour to your ring bearer and flower girl(s). Keep in mind that a destination wedding can be prohibitively costly for a number of your guests, relatives and dear friends, so it’s important to give your favourites plenty of time to plan and budget for the event, if you’re expecting them to be there.

want to know about flights, hotel rooms, transport, dress codes… A website is a great place to share the story of why you opted for your special locale. It’s also a great way to share suggestions for activities in the days before and after your event.

done so already • Planning your bridal shower and yours and your partner’s hen and stag parties • Choosing your bridal party’s tuxedos and gowns

1-3 MONTHS TO GO Expect the unexpected. Save

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Send out your invitations Once everyone is aware of your plans, you can then send your official invitations 8 MONTHS TO GO with even more detailed information. Roughly four-six Send out Save The Dates Save The Dates aren’t always months before your big day is the right sort of time for this. necessary, but when you’re You may want to include an planning a destination additional insert to provide wedding that will require your guests with information guests take time off from work and travel to be a part of on the hotel where they can your day, it’s best to let them stay, direct them to your website, and discuss any know well in advance. Send out your Save The Dates after group arrangements you’ve you’ve set your wedding date made with an airline. This will and confirmed the venue. By give your guests plenty of time to RSVP, book their hotel doing this at around eight months prior, you should have room, and plan additional your hotel room booked and holidaying side trips. your transportation sorted as well, so you can be confident Take care of the in letting your guests know smaller details about your upcoming event. It’s a good idea to come up with a specific schedule of Shop for your gown activities that your guests You may have already started can enjoy together once they looking at bridal gowns, but arrive at the destination. You now is the time to head to can even plan to give each local bridal salons, try on guest a goodie bag filled some gowns, and make a with welcome gifts to show final decision. It could take a your appreciation to them for few weeks to get your gown travelling to your wedding. in, and then you might need Phew, you’ve made it this to have it altered, so give far and you’ve nailed down all yourself some extra time to of the major details! But there say yes to the dress. are still a few other wedding details that you’ll need to take Build your wedding website care of, such as: For a destination wedding, a • Purchasing or renting your website is particularly helpful groom’s suit or tuxedo because you won’t have to • Finding the perfect field the same question from wedding shoes and countless guests. Guests will accessories, if you haven’t

last-minute inquiries and cancellations. After signing contracts with your wedding venue and vendors, you’ll likely be required to give a deposit, make payments along the way, and maybe even provide the balance on the day of your ceremony and reception if you don’t have to pay the full amount in advance. How you pay can make a big difference in how much you end up paying, so it’s worth a bit of research to understand your options. Now is also the time to apply for your marriage license – the last step in preparation for your new life together!

JUST A FEW D AY S B E F O R E You’ve done it. Enjoy the fruits of all your hard work. Take a deep breath, take it all in, and remember that the focus of the day is about love. Even if the cake falls on the floor or the best man spills red wine all over your dress, it all just adds to the romance of the story you’ll tell for years to come.

Melita DeHazes is passionate about educating North American businesses and individuals on how to lower their fees on cross border currency payments. To find out more, visit ofx.com.

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