A marriage of luxury and style
WEDDINGS MEDIA PACK
The Absolutely London titles are distributed to residential areas, estate agents, cafes, restaurants, bars and gyms in:
NORTH & EAST Islington, Muswell Hill, St Johns Park, Hemel, Hempstead, City, Liverpool Street, Angel, Old Street
WELCOME TO ABSOLUTELY KENSINGTON & CHELSEA
The largest group of lifestyle magazines in London and Surrey.
Chelsea, Fulham, Notting Hill, Kensington, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Hyde Park & Bond Street
Barking & Dagenham
City of Westminster
City of London
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Richmond, Chiswick, Turnham Green, Ravenscourt Park, Earls Court, Hammersmith, Ealing
Kensington & Chelsea Southwark
SOUTH EAST Poets Corner Greenwich, Blackheath, Dulwich, Bromley, Beckenham, Eltham Park, Forest Hill & Chislehurst
Richmond upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames
These luxury lifestyle publications target the most cosmopolitan residents of the capital, while stylish design coupled with high volumed of captivating content attract a sustainable and exclusive readership.
U K C i r c u l at i o n 1 8 0 , 0 0 0 UK Readership 558,000
In 2011, Zest created Absolutely Magazines. The first publisher to create a pan-London and Surrey magazine brand with localised editions to cater to the diverse audiences living in London and Surrey’s cosmopolitan villages. Absolutely became London and Surrey’s fastest growing magazine brand.
KINGSTON & SURREY Kingston, Raynes Park, Cobham, Weybridge, Epsom, Haslemere, Guildford & Esher
in, Wimbledon, Wimbledon Village, Putney, Barnes Village, Clapham, Battersea & Wandsworth
Absolutely’s local titles focus on London and Surrey’s luxury lifestyle - from cultural events to celebrity profiles, homes and property news to fashion, travel, food, drink and entertaining - the magazines are a visual delight. Always intelligent, stylish and of the moment, Absolutely is London and Surrey’s leading luxury title.
SPR I N G/SU M M ER 2017 ÂŁ 5 .0 0 a b s o l u t e l y - w e d d i n g s . c o . u k
WEDDING PLANNER Our experts advise
LUXURY VENUES Dream weddings & honeymoons
COUNSEL TOP DESIGNER LOOKS
Glorious jewels to fall in love with
FOR THE 2017 BRIDE
ABSOLUTELY WEDDINGS A Marriage of Luxury and Style
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The principal weddings magazine designed for discerning, sophisticated brides-to-be invested in quality content, premium brands and luxury trends/ opulent design. Absolutely Weddings is packed full of engaging, relevant and glamourous content. With a focus on delivering the finest wedding planning insights, the magazine offers brilliant recommendations of designer fashion, elegant venues and the best romantic honeymoon spots. We target affluent, modern brides in upscale urban neighbourhoods nationwide, while retaining a strong London focus.
FA S H I O N
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Fashion Story: Berta p.24 • Fashion Moment: Emmy London p.30 • Q&A: Caroline Castigliano p.38
Ask the experts p.96 • Gift lists p.107 • Dreamy cakes p.109 • Planning notes p.112
In the green
With bases in Windsor and London, and a who’s who client list for weddings and events, Lavender Green is now in its 28th year, and blooming. Its Chelsea store is an oasis of lush flowers and foliage in the city and you can even host a ‘Final Countdown’ party here. Photo: TwobyTwo. Gown: Emilia Wickstead. lavendergreen.co.uk
Sassi Holford's lustrous Ivana wedding gown combines golden glamour and classic regal lines, making it perfect for the bride who wants to shine. Read more about Sassi Holford's design philosophy for brides – and for mothers of the bride and red-carpet goers – in our Designer Profile on page 32.
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Absolutely Weddings is the UK’s finest luxury wedding magazine, targeting cosmopolitan brides in some of the country’s most exclusive neigbourhoods. The spreads throughout Absolutely Weddings deliver lavishing and relevant ideas to spark inspiration during the planning process.
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B E AU T Y looks Working with hair accessories p.90 • A new style of barre fitness p.93
Team Glam’s hair and makeup for brides ensures camera-ready perfection on the big day. Now Carla and the crew have introduced a range of sparkling hair accessories to ensure your tresses remain firmly in place. See page 92. teamglam.com
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The magazine includes high quality content, ranging from designer fashion and jewellery to beauty and lifestyle tips for brides, grooms, mothers-of-the-bride and bridesmaids. Absolutely Weddings also engages readers through the latest weddings trends, top designers and stunning venues, while also featuring ideas from everything from pampering to the honeymoon. Conveying both exclusive and luxurious wedding insight, the magazine continues to thrive as a valuable tool for anyone planning the most important day of their life.
STATS & FACTS 91%
60% EDITORIAL RATIO OUR READERS Absolutely Weddings readers are Metro HighFlyers - ambitious twenty and thirty somethings living in central locations. Educated to degree level or higher, these intelligent and switched on consumers hold managerial positions in financial services, communications and the Cityâ€™s professional firms.
UNIQUE & HIGHLY TARGETED DISTRIBUTION MODEL 1.2
NEWSTAND: • WH Smith Travel Stores (Nationwide) • Waitrose Stores (Prime Central London) • Selfridges (London)
LOCATIONS: • London & UK High End Weddings boutiques and venues • First class business lounge in all major • London airports • Eurostar premium lounge
HIGH END WEDDING BOUTIQUES & VENUES
FIRST CLASS BUSINESS LOUNGE IN ALL LONDON AIRPORTS
LONDON EUROSTAR PREMIUM LOUNGE
OVER 100% INCREASE IN FOLLOWERS
SOCIAL MEDIA YEAR ON YEAR
7.5K+ COMBINED FOLLOWERS
PUBLISHING SCHEDULE & OUR ADVERTISERS ABSOLUTELY WEDDINGS SPRING / SUMMER
AUTUMN / WINTER
COPY DEADLINE: 10/02/20
COPY DEADLINE: 03/09/20
THE WHITEBOOK SUMMER 2020 COPY DEADLINE: 07/07/20 DISTRIBUTION: 20/07/20
ABSOLUTELY LONDON WEDDINGS SPECIALS MAY EDITION
COPY DEADLINE: 20/04/20
COPY DEADLINE: 19/10/20
AD RATES (PRINT AND ONLINE)
• PRINT • POSITION
• DIGITAL • PRICE
OUTSIDE BACK COVER £3,700 INSIDE FRONT COVER DPS £6,200 DOUBLE PAGE SPREAD £5,700 PREMIUM POSITION FULL PAGE £3,200 ROP FULL PAGE £2,900 HALF PAGE £1,400 QUARTER PAGE £500
BILLBOARD £600 PCM LEADERBOARD £400 PCM MPU £500 PCM ROTATING MPU £700 PCM MOBILE LEADERBOARD £550 PCM NEWSLETTER BANNER £500 PCM NEWSLETTER BUTTON £300 PCM COMPETITIONS £550 PCM
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