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Classical Music for Your Wedding Ceremony
You’ve admired the classical music played at weddings you’ve attended or seen in a movie. Now you’re thinking about what you could use for your own big day. There is of course no set list, but here are a few tips on how to go about it, and some ideas... more
Money Saving Errors
There’s a lot to be said for being careful with your wedding expenditure – and that applies whether you are really pushing the boat out or sticking to a very tight budget. But there are some elements of your planning where ‘This is so cheap’ should perhaps trigger alarms. Pushing... more
Men’s Hats – Rules, Style, Ideas
Mention wedding hats and (most) people immediately envisage the fabulous creations women get to wear. But men’s hats are back, with weddings the ideal occasion to sport headgear that isn’t a baseball cap. As this and the last generation of men have largely abandoned the hat some of the hows... more
Stay with us to the end of this piece btw, as we definitely save the best till last.
A wedding day can be full of surprises, some of them wonderful, some not so. The bad ones – fights, bankrupt venues, photographer cancellations, or the (already married) groom burning... more
When Weddings Get Kinky
Is it just us, or is there a bit of a trend to make weddings sexier? – and not just in the looking better and more interesting sense. Sadly along with the good ideas and the fun ideas there are some very bad fails. Either way, it’s got to be... more
Elsewhere on this blog we’ve looked at the general rules of the game for proposals, and at the more specific topic of proposing on Valentine’s Day. This time we thought it would be interesting to look at some of the weird and wacky ways men (and yes they were all... more
How Magnificent a Venue Can You Get?
Recently there’s been a new trend with celebrity weddings, or maybe an old one revived, and that’s the use of megadociously magnificent ‘destination’ venues.
The bash that prompted this thought was the union of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, who with the minimum of showbiz fuss – just... more
The Victorian Bride – then and now
The phrase ‘Victorian-style’ is often used by designers and planners, and not always accurately. It’s employed frequently because there’s an air of romance about the Victorian era that contemporary brides like to access. There are, however, aspects of Victorian nuptial celebrations that really don’t fit nowadays – not least the... more
The Wonderful World of Wedding Cake Toppers
They’re one step above being the icing on the cake, but who’d have thought cake toppers could be so weirdly fascinating? The world – the wonderful world – of cake toppers has moved on more than a little from the one-size-fits-all bride in white dress and groom in wedding suit... more
To Die for Gay Celeb Weddings
Everybody loves a stylish wedding, and some of the most stylish we’ve seen in the last few years have been gay celebrities tying the knot. OK so it’s a cliché about gay people having more style, but like most clichés there’s a lot of truth in it. Add some Hollywood... more
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