CHANTICLEER BRIDES – THE SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE COLLECTION

Wedding Ideas last featured Chanticleer a number of years ago, I am therefore delighted to be able to take responsibility for featuring this wonderful British bridal wear designer again. Chanticleer is known for its gorgeous feminine collections of stylish and handcrafted wedding dresses, and the “Shakespeare in Love” collection is no different; it perhaps pushes […]

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BRITS ARE HAVING MORE DIY WEDDINGS (AND DESIGNER DRESSES) THAN EVER!

It’s been widely said that Brits are finally feeling the benefit of a bit more cash in their pockets and new research from VoucherCodes reveals it’s having a knock-on effect on the nation’s weddings this year. The trend for designer weddings is on the up, with a whopping half (49%) of Brits set to marry this […]

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BRIDE: THE WEDDING SHOW RETURNS TO TATTON PARK

The North-West’s most prestigious bridal event, Bride: The Wedding Show, will return for it’s fourteenth year in February.  Proudly showcasing 150 of the region’s premier, high-quality bridal vendors – from bridal boutiques to florists, photographers to cake-makers – couples will be spoilt for choice. Cheshire’s premier wedding show, this luxury event is held within a […]

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WHAT’S HAPPENING TO THE TRADITIONAL WHITE WEDDING?

The traditional British wedding is on the verge of extinction as brides and grooms opt instead for ultra-modern refinements to their big day in 2015, new national research has revealed. The modern innovations start from the initial wedding invitation, as 22% are now issued via Facebook or other social network rather than the traditional card, […]

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HOW THIS 20 YEAR OLD KICKSTARTED HER VERY OWN BRIDAL COLLECTION

On Thursday 9th July, the fashion designer will be giving 400 guests a first look to 15 hand-stitched wedding dresses in a catwalk style fashion show at the launch of her brand new, luxury bespoke collection. Gbemi Okunola, CEO, Alo’Nuko said: “Working in fashion and starting my own business whilst growing up in Peckham saved […]

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WHAT DOES YOUR PART OF THE COUNTRY THINK ABOUT WEDDINGS?

These were the two main findings from planning website, annual survey of newlyweds – 2014 saw its largest ever survey interviewing a huge 1,893 newly married couples. While over two in five weddings from respondents from the North East were religious (45%), this fell to under a third for those from the East Midlands (30%), and […]

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