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• SEPTEMBER 2018

Gorgeous Weddings BE INSPIRED BY THESE THREE REAL-LIFE CELEBRATIONS

CURVY COUTURE STUNNING PLUS-SIZE STYLES TO WOW YOUR GROOM

Seasonal sisters! BEAUTIFUL BRIDESMAID DRESSES FOR SPRING THROUGH TO WINTER

Martin Thornburg A MON CHERI COLLECTION THAT’S FIT FOR A PRINCESS

Making the cut! HOW TO TRIM BACK THE GUEST LIST, P103

IT’S ALL IN THE DETA SHOES, DEC IL... O JEWELLERY, R, STATIONERY & MUCH MORE

Trends for 2019 FROM THE LATEST IN BRIDAL FASHION TO THEME IDEAS FOR YOUR RECEPTION


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SEASONAL BRIDESMAIDS Whether it’s spring, summer, autumn or winter, we have the ideal dresses for you!

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BRACELET BEAUTIES 20 stunning items that will add sparkle and class to your accessories

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ISSUE 39

• SEPTEMBER 2018

Gorgeous Weddings

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DELIGHTFUL DRESSES 60 fabulous gowns that show the very best of fitted, floaty and princess styles

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BARBECUE BITES BBQ side dishes that are way more interesting than boring, greasy burgers!

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CHIC SLINGBACKS Is your future footwear among these ‘slingback’ heels?

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THANK YOU! Show your gratitude towards your guests with these wonderful stationery ideas

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REAL LIFE WEDDINGS We let you, the brides, take over with how you organised and planned your dream day!

HOW TO TRIM BACK THE GUEST LIST, P111

IT’S ALL IN THE DETA IL... SHOES, DECO JEWELLERY R, STATIONERY, & MUCH MORE

CURVY COUTURE STUNNING PLUS-SIZE STYLES TO WOW YOUR GROOM

BEAUTIFUL BRIDESMAID DRESSES FOR SPRING THROUGH TO WINTER

Martin Thornburg A MON CHERI COLLECTION THAT’S FIT FOR A PRINCESS

SALES EXECUTIVE Laura Lismore laura@meanttobemedia.com

Making the cut!

BE INSPIRED BY THESE THREE REAL-LIFE CELEBRATIONS

Seasonal sisters!

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

Trends for 2019 FROM THE LATEST IN BRIDAL FASHION TO THEME IDEAS FOR YOUR RECEPTION

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SALES EXECUTIVE Martha Cooke martha@meanttobemedia.com FLOWERGIRLS Wonderful dresses that will delight young ladies

THE 2019 ENZOANI COLLECTION OOZES WITH STYLE AND SUPREMACY

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WE GET A SNEAK PEEK AT WHAT’S IN STORE FOR MON CHERI IN 2019

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INSPIRATION EVERYWHERE: A MARVELLOUS ‘MODERN LOVE’ PHOTOSHOOT

103 THE TRICKIEST OF TASKS: HOW TO TRIM YOUR GUEST LIST WITHOUT OFFENDING!

ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT Nardene Smith nardene@meanttobemedia.com ONLINE EDITOR Sophie Grabham sophie@meanttobemedia.com CONTRIBUTORS Donna Berridge @LoveOurWedMag

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e here at Love Our Wedding love bringing you the best suggestions and tips for all aspects of planning your wedding – but we also know that secretly, finding the dress can often ‘take over’. That’s why in this issue we’ve got gowns galore – with 60 of the best fitted, floaty and princess dresses (p21), as well as 30 glamorous gowns for curvy ladies (p49). And, regardless of what season you’re tying the knot, we’ve also got your bridesmaids sorted with over 40 dresses to lust after (p57). We’ve even got the most adorable dresses for flowergirls (p69)! We hope you enjoy browsing them as much as we did picking them out for you! Check out our other planning guides, such as gifts for the bridesmaids (p66) and how to approach the tricky task of trimming your guest list (p103). Also, if you want to have your very own wedding featured here in the JADE PEPPERELL Editor magazine, do drop me a line at jade@meanttobemedia.com. 3 5

1. This bracelet is called Forever Vintage and I’m a big fan! A perfect accessory from Glitzy Secrets 2. My eyes were instantly drawn to this wonderful sleeveless lace bodice from Casablanca Bridal

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3. Rustic and romantic, I adore this ‘Thank You’ stationery design from Heart Invites 4. This clutch by Rock My Vintage demands attention! For lots more nautical themed goodies, flick to p82 5. I love this Tendril jewellery set from Arianna Tiaras – it’s an absolute winner!

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What's your shape ? Whether it’s fitted, floaty or a princess style – we've found the best gowns for you to lust after

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BABILONIA AIRE BARCELONA

STYLE 9516 ALLURE BRIDALS

BRIANNA BADGLEY MISCHKA

STYLE 118141 MARTIN THORNBURG: A MON CHERI COLLECTION

KATHY BLUE BY ENZOANI

STYLE 118265 MARTIN THORNBURG: A MON CHERI COLLECTION BALBOA LE PAPILLON BY MODECA

MOLLY ENZOANI

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STYLE 118266 MARTIN THORNBURG: A MON CHERI COLLECTION STYLE 71958 MARK LESLEY

STYLE RDB1012 RICHARD DESIGNS

STYLE 1701 MORILEE

STYLE 69325 RONALD JOYCE

STYLE 1744 KENNETH WINSTON STYLE 3115 ALLURE BRIDALS STYLE C491 ALLURE BRIDALS KAI BELOVED BY CASABLANCA LACEY CASABLANCA BRIDAL

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STYLE 3105 ALLURE BRIDALS WAVERLY BELOVED BY CASABLANCA JAYME CATHERINE DEANE ADELINE ELBETH GILLIS STYLE 9577 IVORY & CO

STYLE 318010 LADYBIRD BRIDAL STYLE 6522 LILLIAN WEST STYLE 7220 MARK LESLEY HUARTE PRONOVIAS MARION WENDY MAKIN

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STYLE 8966 JUSTIN ALEXANDER

BROOKLYN LE PAPILLON BY MODECA

DELLA CASABLANCA BRIDALS

NAT IVORY & CO NYIKA CHARLIE BREAR

STYLE 6530 LILLIAN WEST STYLE 7925 PHIL COLLINS BRIDAL STYLE 4028 SINCERITY BRIDAL ISABELLE WENDY MAKIN STYLE R1040 WHITE ROSE BRIDAL

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VIOLET MIA MIA BRIDAL STYLE 9909 JUSTIN ALEXANDER URSULA CATHERINE PARRY ALEXIA MODECA

STYLE C486F ALLURE BRIDALS

TAMPA OPULENCE BRIDAL STYLE RDB1001 RICHARD DESIGNS STYLE 69321 RONALD JOYCE STYLE Y11888 SOPHIA TOLLI STYLE C18915 SPECIAL DAY

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ROSAMUND CATHERINE PARRY

MARIELA ENZOANI STYLE 7233 MARK LESLEY ALASKA MODECA PROVIDENCE OPULENCE

STYLE 4036 SINCERITY BRIDAL

PADMA ROMANTICA OF DEVON

STYLE 7902 PHIL COLLINS BRIDAL

STYLE Y11897 SOPHIA TOLLI STYLE R1038 WHITE ROSE BRIDAL

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Catherine Deane Create your own look with a wonderful choice of separates as well as gorgeous gowns

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icking the perfect dress often comes down to how comfortable it makes you feel, or the way it allows your personality to shine through. That’s the fantastic thing about the bridal separates range from Catherine Deane – they offer not only luxurious quality and grace, they

LIVI TOP, LIZ SKIRT When you can mix-andmatch like this, you get the ideal blend of cool and chic

KATIANA DRESS We’re mesmerised by the layers in this wonderful dress

LES SKIRT A strong contrast for a strong woman – what a combination!

LUNA DRESS Love the pockets, love the length, love this dress!

also give free-spirited brides versatility and the opportunity to wear something unique. Of course, there’s a stunning collection of full-length gowns, too – we absolutely love Katiana (bottomleft) and the way the tiers fall. See more of these beautiful collections at catherinedeane.co.uk.

LONDON GOWN Get the boho look in this gorgeous lace number

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EN ZOA N I Exude in timeless elegance in the Enzoani 2019 Collection – fashion-forward translations of classic designs

NELLIE WITH GLITTER TULLE CASCADING DOWN THE SKIRT, THIS FULL-LENGTH A-LINE GOWN HAS JUST THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF GLITZ AND GLAMOUR!

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NAMI THE STRAPLESS SWEETHEART NECKLINE ON THIS MERMAID GOWN HAS US GIDDY WITH EXCITEMENT – AND THEN THERE’S THAT INCREDIBLE TIERED TULLE TRAIN… WOW!


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NALEE A CLASSIC PRINCESS GOWN, WITH A MODERN TWIST. WE LOVE HOW THE BEADED EMBROIDERED LACE ON SHOW HERE CREATES A VIBE THAT’S FEMININE AND SWEET

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NOVIA WHAT A STRIKING HIGH NECK! WE ALSO ADORE THE FIGURE-FLATTERING LACE PATTERN AT THE WAIST ON THIS MERMAID DESIGN

NICOLETTE THERE’S A SPARKLING BEADED SLIP DRESS UNDERNEATH A SLEEVELESS OUTER SHELL HERE, COMPLETE WITH STUNNING 3D FLORAL MOTIFS THAT GO ALL THE WAY DOWN TO THE TRAIN

STYLE 274 A GORGEOUS A-LINE DRESS WITH HIDDEN POCKETS AND A SPARKLING DETAIL ON THE NECKLINE

NEVILLE CHIC AND SLEEK, WE APPLAUD THESE GORGEOUS LACE PATTERNS. IT TAKES A SPECIAL DRESS TO MAKES ELEGANCE LOOK THIS EFFORTLESS. IT COMES WITH AN INVISIBLE BACK ZIPPER CLOSURE

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


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NEPTUNE A PLUNGING DEEP-V NECKLINE AND A LOW V-BACK, TOGETHER WITH SPARKLING GLITTER TULLE, ENSURES THAT NEPTUNE IS A GOWN OUT OF THIS WORLD!

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e’re delighted to have got a sneak preview one of the stunning 2019 gowns from the Martin Thornburg: A Mon Cheri Collection. This dazzling design (style 119257, right) will arrive in boutiques in January. But if you can’t wait that long, do not despair – the current-season gowns are equally stunning – as you can see from those on display here! We’ve come to expect nothing less than fabulous from Mon Cheri. Visit mon-cheri.co.uk.

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In the detail...

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HOW TO ACCESSORISE YOUR WEDDING LOOK

AISLE STYLE NEW SEASON DRESSES FOR YOU & YOUR GIRLS

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138 DREAMY DETAIL IDEAS PLUS HOW TO GIVE YOUR DAY THE WOW FACTOR

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• MARCH 2018

Wedding trends 2018 EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR YOUR DREAM DAY

Fashion special THE DESIGNERS AND DRESSES YOU HAVE TO SEE

DIY WEDDING FLOWERS HOW TO CREATE PRETTY PAPER BLOOMS

Elbeth Gillis FEARLESS, FEMININE GOWNS FOR 2018

WIN A WEDDING DRESS WORTH £1,500!

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We love curves! GORGEOUS GOWNS FOR FULL-FIGURED BRIDES

Stress-free planning EXPERT ADVICE FROM A REAL-LIFE WEDDING PLANNER

Modeca 2019 THE NEWEST HOT BRIDAL STYLES FROM EUROPE

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DREAM S DRESSE YOUR AND FOR YOUR GIRLS

Suits you! MENSWEAR TRENDS FOR THE NEW SEASON

LET’S GO OUTSIDE! BEAUTIFUL OUTDOOR WEDDING INSPIRATION

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EVERYTHING YOUR GIRLS NEED TO KNOW!

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THE A-Z OF DRESSES

MAKE FINDING YOUR GOWN A BREEZE WITH OUR HANDY GUIDE

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100s OF PRETTY FINISHING TOUCHES TO CREATE A DAY TO REMEMBER

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Dream dresses THE PRETTIEST GOWNS TO MAKE YOU SWOON THE WEDDING CHECKLIST TICK OFF YOUR TO DO LIST WITH OUR PLANNING GUIDE, P89

HEN HEAVEN FUN PARTY IDEAS THAT ARE CLOSE TO HOME

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THE STORY OF A LUCKY BRIDE WHO WON HER DRESS!

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LOVE YOUR BRIDESMAIDS STUNNING DRESSES FOR YOUR BEST GIRLS

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ELBETH GILLIS HOW ONE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S BEST DESIGNERS IS SET TO WOW THE UK

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Ready in 40 minutes, plus chilling INGREDIENTS Pared peel of 1 small unwaxed lemon, plus grated zest of ½ unwaxed lemon to serve 1 tsp sea salt ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, plus extra to serve 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary, plus extra to serve 4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts Low-calorie cooking spray Salad or veg, to serve

For the potato salad 500g Jersey Royals (or use new or baby potatoes) 3 tbsp warm vegetable stock 2 level tbsp extra-light mayonnaise 4 tbsp fat-free natural Greek yoghurt 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh parsley 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint 6 spring onions, sliced

METHOD Preheat the oven to 140C/fan 120C/gas 1. Put the lemon peel strips on a baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes until palegolden and dry. Using a pestle and mortar or a rolling pin, grind

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the baked lemon peel and salt together. Stir in the chilli, garlic, rosemary and a little freshly ground black pepper and mix well. Now ‘butterfly’ the chicken breasts. Hold one chicken breast on a chopping board and slice through the middle horizontally until almost cut in half – take care not to go all the way! Open out flat like a butterfly. Repeat with the other breasts and rub the lemon mixture all over the cut sides. Lay flat on two plates, cover and chill for at least one hour. Meanwhile, make the potato salad. Cook the potatoes in a saucepan of boiling water over a high heat for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain and halve, put them in a bowl and pour over the stock. Toss well and leave to cool – the potatoes will soak up some of the stock while they’re still warm. Mix the mayonnaise and yogurt in a bowl, stir in the herbs and spring onions and season to taste. Add to the potatoes and fold everything together. Light the barbecue for direct medium heat. Spray the chicken with low-calorie cooking spray and barbecue over direct medium heat for 8-10 minutes or until tender and cooked through, turning once. Or cook on a griddle pan over a medium-high heat. Scatter over the lemon zest, chilli and rosemary and serve hot with the creamy potato salad and lots of salad or veg.


MASALA PRAWNS AND PICKLED CUCUMBER Ready in 25 minutes, plus marinating INGREDIENTS 150g fat-free natural yogurt 2 level tbsp curry powder (heat level to your taste) 500g raw peeled king or tiger prawns, thawed if frozen Low-calorie cooking spray Roughly chopped fresh coriander, to serve For the pickled cucumber 1 cucumber, peeled and shaved into ribbons with a peeler 1 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp white wine vinegar 2 level tbsp sweetener 7.5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated

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METHOD Put the yogurt and curry powder in a large bowl and mix well. Stir in the prawns, cover and marinate in the fridge for two hours. Meanwhile, make the pickle. Put the cucumber ribbons in a colander, sprinkle with the salt and mix well. Leave for 10 minutes then rinse with cold water, drain well and tip into a large bowl. Mix the vinegar, sweetener and ginger and pour over the cucumber. Mix well and grate over a little pepper, then cover and chill. Light the barbecue for direct medium heat. Brush the excess marinade off the prawns and push them on to eight skewers. Spray with low-calorie cooking spray and barbecue over direct medium heat for about five minutes or until tender and cooked through, turning once, or cook under a high grill. Scatter over the coriander and serve hot with the pickled cucumber.

FETA-TOPPED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS

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Ready in 40 minutes INGREDIENTS Low-calorie cooking spray 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 6 portobello mushrooms, stalks cut off and roughly chopped 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano, plus a few leaves and sprigs to serve 400g can plum tomatoes Pinch of sweetener 100g reduced-fat feta cheese, diced METHOD Light the barbecue for direct medium heat. Spray a non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for five minutes

or until softened then add the chopped mushroom stalks and cook for another five minutes. Add the oregano and the tomatoes plus the juices in the can and bring to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or until reduced and thickened. Add the sweetener and season to taste. Spray the mushroom caps with low-calorie cooking spray and turn them upside down. Spoon in the tomato sauce, scatter the feta on top and barbecue over direct medium heat for 8-10 minutes, or cook under a medium-high grill. Scatter over the oregano leaves and sprigs to serve.

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Company. You can almost taste the delicious, elegant cake from Just Because Cakes. But you can definitely marvel at the beauty that comes with the location of The Olde Bell Coaching Inn – this is modern love at its purest.


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He’d asked family members to give me gift bags, all of which included hints on where I needed to go to find him. It was a cold but beautifully sunny day, and I found myself climbing this cliff on my own, gift bags in hand, to find Dan at the top surrounded by candles, down on one knee!”

What dress did you wear? “I went for a traditional princess dress with a jewelled bust, by Sincerity. We were getting married in Leez Priory, a 16th-century mansion in Great Leighs, and I felt it suited the grandeur of the location. I purchased it in Perfection Bridal in Maidstone.”

And the accessories? “A Swarovski bracelet was my ‘something borrowed’, kindly provided by my bridesmaid. I blew the budget slightly when it came to my shoes, opting for ivory, glittery Louboutins!” What did Dan wear? “The groom and groomsmen

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The Details DATE: 3rd June 2018 VENUE: Leez Priory, Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex PHOTOGRAPHER: Ben Brown, Lavenham Photograpic DEMI’S DRESS: Sincerity DAN’S ATTIRE: Dapper Chaps BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Emma Bridals ACCESSORIES: Swarovski, Christian Louboutin

opted for dark grey tails with light grey waistcoats. These were bought in Dapper Chaps in Martels Wedding and Event Village.” What did your bridesmaids wear? “Simple but elegant floorlength dresses from Emma

wedding coordinator Kathryn nearly all of the guests made Bridals, in a powder-blue to their way to the dance floor! endorse the summer theme.” did this for us.” But for me as an individual moment, it was walking down What was your theme? What was the highlight the aisle, hitting the red “While yes, we had a of your day? carpet and at that moment ‘summer’ theme, we left most “One of our favourite Dan turned around to look of the organising to Leez memories was when the at me. I instantly felt relaxed, Priory. We didn’t really need moment The Proclaimers like we were the only two to add any extra personalised song, I’m Gonna Be (500 people there.” touches – our excellent Miles), started playing and

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Rachel & Ben

A STUNNING SUMMER C E L E B R AT I O N I N S U F F O L K

Bride Rachel tells all about her perfect ‘barn charm’ venue and their incredible dancefloor lanterns How did Ben propose? “Ben and I lived in Australia for a couple of years. Before we returned to the UK, Ben picked a beautiful, almost-deserted

beach in Queensland to pop the question. He dropped to one knee at sunset! He had the ring made by a jeweller in Melbourne.”

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What dress did you wear and where did you buy it? “Unlike a lot of brides, I wasn’t looking forward to dress shopping! I knew I wanted a tea-length dress – mainly so I could dance with ease. After visiting a few boutiques with no luck, I turned to the high street in desperation. I found my dress in Ted Baker.”

And the accessories? “My shoes were also from Ted Baker, and surprisingly comfortable! In the evening I changed into some glitzy sandals from Accessorize. I wore earrings (the sterling silver and Swarovski crystal range from Accessorize) and a beautiful pearl bracelet my friend had given me the day before the ceremony.”


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The Details DATE: 23rd June 2018 VENUE: Haughley Park Barn, near Stowmarket, Suffolk PHOTOGRAPHER: Him & Her Wedding Photography RACHEL’S DRESS: Ted Baker BEN’S ATTIRE: Next, Trotter & Deane BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Coast ACCESSORIES: Ted Baker, Accessorize

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What did Ben wear? “I had zero involvement! Ben wore a three-piece suit from Next. He also splashed out on some extravagant socks from Trotter & Dean in Bury St Edmunds.”

What was your theme? “Haughley Park Barn offered just the right amount of ‘barn charm’, so it was inevitable that we would opt for a country theme! We injected a bit of our travels in, too – Who were your tables were named after bridesmaids and where streets in Melbourne and were their dresses from? we covered one of the “My bridesmaids were three walls in photos from of my oldest school friends various places around – Lisa, Rachael and Lorna. the world that we have We found their dresses in visited together over the Coast in Leeds.” past ten years.”

What was the highlight of your day? “When the brilliant band (The Mesh Band) started playing our first dance, we signalled to friends to join us on the dancefloor – and it was filled in seconds. Knowing that everyone was having as much fun as we were really touched us.” What was your best buy? “Tricky! We picked really well with Him & Her Photography. Lisa and

Neil are a husband-andwife team and are so talented. They made us feel completely at ease and they were so skilled at spotting photo opportunities. Also, the lanterns we paid to have installed in the main room over the dancefloor were fantastic. Suffolk Marquees put these up for us and they were worth every penny! They looked incredible and we wouldn’t have been able to create the same effect ourselves.”

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Amy & Dan

A WHITE WEDDING IN RUR AL SOMERSET

Bride Amy tells us how she successfully planned a ‘big’ wedding with a relaxed vibe How did Dan propose? “Dan booked a break away on the Isle of Wight. He’d tried a couple of times during the week without my knowledge, but he

got interrupted by various things (metal detectors on the beach being one)! He found a quiet spot on a gorgeous beach at sunset and popped the question.”

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Tell us about your dress “My lovely dress was something I never thought I’d end up wearing for my wedding – it was off-theshoulder with a lace bodice and small lace sleeves. From the waist down, it was plain satin with buttons running all down the train, which was very long. I felt amazing in it.”

And the accessories? “I wore flat shoes – Dan is the same height as me! Myself and my bridesmaids all wore Converse trainers. Best decision ever… No sore feet! I also bought some pearl earrings with tiny diamantés around them from Warren James, and my mum bought me a delicate silver bracelet.”


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The Details DATE: 10th September 2016 VENUE: Ceremony at St Peter’s Church, Langford Budville; Reception at Langford Budville Village Hall, near Taunton, Somerset PHOTOGRAPHER: Michelle Ley Photography DAN’S ATTIRE: Mark Darcy ACCESSORIES: Converse, Warren James

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What did Dan wear? “Dan wanted a country look for the wedding. He found some gorgeous blue tweed suits on a website called Mark Darcy. He also found blue tweed flat caps, which looked great.” Who were your bridesmaids and where were their dresses from? “I had five bridesmaids – my two sisters, one of Dan’s sisters, my best friend who I’ve known since I was

three and another friend who I’ve known since college. I found their gowns online, which was a bit of a gamble – two needed slight alterations, but I was pleased with them.” What was your theme? “Rustic/country. We bought material to drape across the village hall ceiling and walls to give it the look of a marquee. We had hessian chair bows and table runners. Dan is a tree

surgeon so all of our table names were trees, fitting in nicely with our theme. The centrepieces were thin log stumps with a butterfly table name holder, hessian, and ivy-decorated jam-jar vases with wild flowers. Dan and the groomsmen also drove to the venue on quad bikes that were all borrowed from friends!” What was the highlight of your day? “The whole day from start

to finish was a dream come true. We both have massive families, so we wanted a ‘big’ wedding. We aimed to have a relaxed day with a huge evening party and it all went according to plan.” What’s your saving tip? “We had a hog roast with salads and pasta for our meal at about 5pm, so it meant that we only needed to do very light nibbles in the evening, which ended up saving us a fortune!”

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The perfect winter retreat...

Gosfield Hall This 16th century manor is all your Christmas wishes wrapped into one!

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veryone knows that Christmas is the most romantic time of the year, so why not make it even more special by holding your winter wedding at Gosfield Hall in Essex? Their stunning Georgian manor, built in 1545, boasts a picturesque setting all year round, but their winter weddings are just that little bit more exceptional. The house is beautifully decorated with twinkling lights, holy infused garlands and real 12ft Christmas trees to add a little extra sparkle to your special day. Exclusivity of the venue is key when searching for the perfect location, and the team at Gosfield Hall are proud to be able to host your magical day at your very own stately home. Enjoy a civil ceremony in two stunning locations –

accommodating up to 116 guests – followed by your seated wedding breakfast in their very own beautiful ballroom, built by the former Marquis of Buckingham. With room for up to 250 guests in the evening, you can invite all of your nearest and dearest to join in the celebrations. There is also luxurious accommodation in the main house for up to 67 guests, making it ideal for those who have far to travel. Packages start from only £5,000 for 60 guests. An exquisite menu with an array of choice prepared by their 5-star in-house catering team, delectable canapés and thirstquenching cocktails are just a few elements you can expect within this ideal package. Let the team at Gosfield Hall whisk you into the world of weddings and take care of the finer details, so

that you are able to enjoy this journey. Their dedicated, passionate team are ready to discuss, build and plan the perfect winter wedding of your dreams. Book your winter wedding at Gosfield Hall by visiting rushtonhall.com or by phone on 01536 713001.

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oodlands Castle – a marvellous 17thcentury country house in Taunton, Somerset – played host to this superb photoshoot by Kane Rich Photography and White

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Rose Events. Here flora from RHS Chelsea gold medallist, Fleur Amour, is coupled with equally chic floral stationery from Natasha Eveleigh and then there’s even a horsebox hipster bar! Make ours a G&T on the rocks…


VENUE Woodlands Castle SHOOT COORDINATOR Joanna Duncan of White Rose Events MAKE-UP Naomi Gilmore Makeup Artist GRAPHIC DESIGN Natasha Eveleigh PHOTOGRAPHER Kane Rich Photography HAIRSTYLIST Charlotte Medhurst FLOWERS Fleur Amour Wedding Florist MODELS Joanna Duncan and Katherine Elizabeth BRIDAL GOWNS Bridal Reloved, Street HORSEBOX BAR No Half Measures S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8 ♥ L OV E O U R W E D D I N G ♥ 101


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FRIENDS AND FAMILY Your wedding is your special moment, so you should share it with your nearest and dearest

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ne of the hardest parts of planning any wedding is narrowing down the guest list. It’s not until you start compiling such a list that you realise just how many people you know, how big yours and your partner’s families are, and, in some circumstances, even how many you know but aren’t particularly keen on and wouldn’t want to pay to attend your special day! So how do you choose who should attend the whole day, who should just come along to the evening reception or who should be missed off the list altogether? Here’s a few

In a muddle as to who makes the final cut? Hen Party specialists Chillisauce are here to help! How many children are there? It’s now becoming the norm for couples to decide that Should your entire there will be no children in attendance, except for their families attend? own and immediate family No. Unless of course you (such as nieces and nephews). have relatively small families Not only do young children or are particularly close with not truly appreciate the day, it everyone in your family. More often than not, you’re can still work out to be a large bound to have a dozen or so overhead cost to feed them and we all know that parents first, second and long-lost third-cousins – some of whom are more likely to let their hair down if they’re not on you might not know all that child-watch. well or perhaps you haven’t If you do opt to not have seen them for the majority of your life. Don’t feel bad about children at your wedding, do be considerate and careful not sending them an invite on how you phrase this to the – even if your parents are pressuring you to invite them. other guests – their babies handy tips from hen party specialists, Chillisauce, that will help along the way…

are their world and you don’t want to risk offending them. Who’s paying? Speaking of family, are you and your spouse paying for the wedding yourself? Or are you accepting financial help from parents and grandparents? If you’re allowing others to cover some or all of the costs, it’s only polite to give them a few spaces at the main event – to invite their best friends or the relatives that they really want there. Do they have to travel far? If you’re thinking of inviting family and friends

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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

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WHO’S THAT GUY? Take a sensible approach with plus-ones – for the sake of your wedding photography!

from outside of town, it’s reasonable to only invite them to the evening if they don’t have too far to travel – even if it means they have to find accommodation. However, if they have to travel (for more than a few hours, or even to another country), it can be deemed rude to offer them anything less than an invite to the whole day, otherwise there’s a good chance they just won’t attend at all – what with the costs they’re going to be incurring for travel and accommodation. Put yourself in their shoes, f the roles were reversed – would you attend?

Would you treat them? Would you buy them dinner? Would you lend them money? Would you go out of your way to help someone? If the answer is yes, then they should most definitely be on the list to attend the wedding. If it depends on the situation, go ahead and invite them to the reception only, but if you’re not sure you would at all, then don’t feel bad about not inviting them. Do you invite partners? If you have a friend that is married, whether you know the spouse well or not, it’s

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only polite to invite both to the wedding/reception. However, if you really want a friend to attend the wedding but they have a new partner that you don’t know that well, it’s not rude to not offer the friend a plus-one, instead letting them know they’re welcome to attend the reception. This is where you need to think of your wedding photos. Do you want to look back on your photos wondering who this person was? Did they invite you to their wedding? This isn’t petty, honest! If

you’re unsure whether to invite a friend and they got married when you knew them, consider whether or not they invited you to their wedding, the reception or not at all. If you thought you were quite close but only got an invite to the reception, you wouldn’t be out of line only inviting them to your reception. Of course, if you didn’t get an invite but weren’t close at the time (but that’s changed now), make sure they’re on your list – for the day or just the evening? That’s up to you. Thanks to Chillisauce for these great tips!


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Wedding checklist Ensure you tick all the boxes before the big day with our ultimate planning guide NEWLY ENGAGED • Set a budget • Select an ideal wedding date and book appointments at wedding venues • Discuss the guest list to give you a rough idea of the numbers • Buy a wedding notebook or planner • Set up a spreadsheet for all your wedding costs • Choose the bridesmaids and best men • Buy wedding insurance

9-12 MONTHS TO GO • Book dress appointments • Order your gown with at least nine months to go • Give notice of your engagement at your local registry office • Finalise the guest list • Send out save the dates • Book the caterer • Book the photographer • Book the florist • Book the DJ or band • Book the hairstylist • Book the make-up artist

• Have your hair and make-up trials with your bridesmaids • Investigate local accommodation for guests if your venue can’t provide this 4-6 MONTHS TO GO • Liaise with the local registrar • Send out the invitations for civil ceremonies • Register for a gift list regarding timings and vows • Start preparing the wedding stationery (table plan, table • Pay for the registrar numbers, order of service – (civil ceremonies) but do not print yet) • Reading of Banns (religious • Choose the music and ceremonies) readings for your ceremony • Order the wedding cake • Finalise the timings of • Buy your wedding shoes your day • Buy your wedding accessories • Arrange wedding transport • Order bridesmaid dresses and groomswear

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• Consider booking a mini spa break/massage with your mum and bridesmaids to calm any nerves you’ll have! HELPING HANDS Get your bridesmaids involved with the wedding planning to ease some of the stress from you

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1-3 MONTHS TO GO • Have your dress fitting and book any essential alterations • Chase up any late RSVPs • Check the table plan and upgrade any evening guests if day guests have pulled out • Touch base with all booked suppliers and meet with each of them to finalise details for your day • Go on the hen party • Investigate honeymoon options (book if you have the money, or just research if you plan to spend wedding gift money on this)

off work before the wedding because you will need this time to prepare for the wedding • Try to enjoy yourself and relax – this once-in-a2 WEEKS TO GO lifetime experience is all • Prepare yourself for coming together for the last-minute issues, biggest day of your life and try not to let them stress you out – it’s inevitable! • Finalise the table plan and get it printed • Have one last dress fitting to ensure the perfect fit • Give your bridesmaids and the groomsmen a delegation list for on-the-day jobs • Get your nails done and book the spray tan, or start self tanning if you plan on doing it! • Book at least two days • Book where you’ll be staying the first night after the wedding, if not on honeymoon

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• Order wedding decorations and favours • Start any DIY decoration projects • Book the hen party

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FREE ADMISSION • ALL EVENTS OPEN 11AM - 3.30PM The Strawberry Hill House Wedding Show 2nd September 2018

The Middlesex & Buckinghamshire Wedding Show 16th September 2018

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The Bull Hotel, Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 7PA

Fashion Show at 1pm hosted by BOA-Boutique

Free Admission. 11am – 3.30pm. Big Bridal Wear Sale hosted by Wedding Dreams by Lisa Fashion Show at 1pm hosted by Bow Belles Bridal (10% off when booking at the show)

Free prize draw - Win a mixed case of Chapel Down English Wine (6 bottles)

The Hampshire Wedding Show 9th September 2018 The Hampshire Court Hotel Centre Drive, Great Binfields Road Chineham, Basingstoke, RG24 8FY

Free prize draw – Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for 2 in one of our executive bedrooms (T&C apply)

The Nonsuch Mansion Surrey Wedding Show 23rd September 2018

Fashion Show at 1pm hosted by The Perfect One Bridal

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Free prize draw – Win a spa day for 2 to include lunch and 1 x 60 minute treatment per person.

Free Admission. 11am – 3.30pm. Bridal Wear Sale hosted by Brides Visited

The Coppid Beech Berkshire Wedding Show 9th September 2018 Coppid Beech Hotel, John Nike Way Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8TF Fashion Show at 1pm hosted by Bow Belles Bridal Free prize draw -Win an overnight party package for 4

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As well as regular and preventative dental examinations, they offer a range of services, including a technique called Invisilign (using nearly invisible removable aligners to straighten teeth), tailor-

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PMN WEDDING FAYRES 16TH SEPTEMBER Fontwell Park, Fontwell Avenue, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0NS pmnweddingfayres.co.uk

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CAPTIVATING EVENTS 9TH SEPTEMBER The Coppid Beech Berkshire Wedding Show, Coppid Beech Hotel, John Nike Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8TF

PMN WEDDING FAYRES 2ND SEPTEMBER Audley’s Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT

BRIDEFAYRE 9TH SEPTEMBER The Regal Tutbury Castle Marquee Wedding Fayre, Tutbury, East Staffordshire, DE13 9JF bridefayre.com

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Next month • How to involve your mum and mother-in-law, without any stresses! • New wedding dresses for 2019 • Real brides reveal all!

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