Let’s hear it for the grooms this Valentine’s Day!

Want to get your guy more involved in the wedding planning process? Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to get them excited about your big day! We’ve got a round-up of groom traditions from around the world, followed by links to some of our favourite suppliers ready to help your main man feel a million dollars when you say ‘I do’. Global Groom Traditions South America: Traditionally, couples serve one cake to guests, one to the groomsmen, and one to … Continue reading

2017 Wedding Trend: Getting Hygge With It

This year the Hygge trend shows no sign of slowing down, and we think it’s a brilliant concept to integrate into your wedding. After all, Hygge is the Danish art of building sanctuary, paying attention to what makes us feel happy, cosy and content so that we can focus on what’s most important. If you’d like to incorporate some Hygge inspired touches into your wedding, here are some simple (but Pinterest and Insta worthy) ideas, plus links to some brilliant … Continue reading

Real Weddings: Hiring a Personal Trainer

Thinking about working with a personal trainer to get you in shape for your wedding?  Zia Clarke enlisted Personal Trainer Emma Heathcote to put her through her paces and make sure she looked and felt fabulous on her big day in August 2016. Here’s our Q&A with Zia, in which she shares her experience of pre wedding workouts with a pro: Why did you look for a personal trainer for your Wedding? I had been a member of various gyms and generally … Continue reading

Time is of the essence: Top tips for big day planning

While you know that your wedding will be the best day of your life, the planning process can be overwhelming at times. With so much to think about, we understand that it’s hard not to let stress take over. So, here are some top timing tips from us to help you ensure that your big day remains fun filled and hiccup free. Book the Venue: Choosing the location for your special day is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make … Continue reading

Top Wedding Trends for 2017

For all of you beautiful brides and gorgeous grooms getting married in 2017, it’s set to be your most exciting year ever, so it’s time to share our predictions for wedding trends. Check them out and then visit our database of trusted suppliers, ready to help you integrate them into your big day! Colour Trend: Metallic Next year bronze, gold, copper and silver are set to be a popular choice for weddings, being integrated into various elements including dresses, flowers … Continue reading

Wedding Venues with the WOW Factor!

Choosing the perfect wedding venue can be the most consuming stage your wedding planning! Whatever theme you’re looking to bring to life, our list of fabulous suppliers is full of wonderful wedding venues with the wow factor. Here are a few of our favourites: Looking for Countryside Chic? Try Easthampstead Park This stunning location in the Berkshire countryside offers many unique packages, including New Years Eve wedding ceremonies, mid week weddings and evening only packages. Easthampstead Park’s wedding team works … Continue reading

First dance nerves? Transform from two left feet to dancefloor diva!

Are you and your other half filled with dread at the thought of those first few minutes dancing with all eyes on you during your first dance? Embrace this magical moment by taking dance lessons from experienced professionals, giving you both the confidence you need to take to the floor and wow your guests. Whether you choose group or one to one classes, a pro can help you impress your family and friends even if you naturally have two left … Continue reading

Beautiful Bridal Hair For Your Big Day

Still searching for your ‘I Do’ hairdo?! We know that having the hair of your dreams on your big day can give you a huge confidence boost. So, to help you get inspired, here are some current looks we love followed by a handy roundup of some of our favourite bridal hair stylists. THE LOOKS               Modern Waterfall: This intricate look transitions perfectly from wedding service to dance floor. Flower Power: Embrace fairytale romance … Continue reading

Bridal Beauty Hacks: Hints, Tips and Helping Hands!

We all know the saying: “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. So, with all eyes on you and a photographer nearby at all times, make sure you’re prepared on your big day and you’ll be able to relax in the knowledge you look and feel fabulous! In our database of trusted suppliers, we have some incredibly talented beauty experts ready and waiting to fulfil all your bridal beauty needs, including: Fresh Hair Wedding Services, who can cater … Continue reading

Guest Blog: Tina Waller on designing your dream dress!

Now that you’ve found your gorgeous groom, the next step is choosing your gown. The fabulous Tina Waller, one of our favourite suppliers in the Starting Together database, encourages brides to consider having their dream dress made from scratch instead of opting for an off the peg choice. Tina says: When I see a bride for alterations, one of the most common things I hear is “I never thought about having my dress made”. When I ask why, they usually … Continue reading