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Mismatching Bridesmaid Styles

Posted by Georgie Single on

Long gone are the days when bridesmaid dresses needed to be formal and uniform - 2016 has seen a trend for mismatching bridesmaid styles that reflect the personalities of the bride and her maids. This can be as subtle or as dramatic as you like, with options for alternative colours, styles and even patterns. Differing style dresses are a great way of finding outfits that suit the individuals body shape, colouring and preferences and the best bit is that mismatched styles look great!  Read on for some of our favourite ways and tips on how to style the uncoordinated look... If you have a fixed...

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How To Style Short Hair For Your Wedding

Posted by Amy Buck on

  Wondering what to do with short hair for the wedding? Traditional wedding advice would have brides desperately growing their hair the minute the engagement ring was on their finger, however in 2016 this 'rule' is more out-dated than ever. Short hair has always been presumed less versatile to style for the wedding day, but we'd like to prove this wrong. Whether your hair is bobbed or cropped, take inspiration from our favourite 5 ways to style your short hair.    This dramatic style wouldn't look out of place backstage in 1920s broadway. Think light-up dressing room mirrors, powder puffs and...

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6 Alternative Yet Understated Wedding Dress Styles

Posted by Amy Buck on

We love tradition, but sometimes it's great to be different. We speak to a lot of brides who are looking for something unique yet subtle, something different but still something that says 'bride'. It's a tough one to balance, so we've put together some inspiration to help you plan a big day look that's far from same-old. From pastels to glitter, prints to seperates, these styles will make sure you wow down the aisle.  Injecting a bit of colour into your look doesn't have to mean full on brights if you don't want to. Go for toned down pastels in...

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Designer in Focus: Kate Halfpenny

Posted by Georgie Single on

Kate Halfpenny nails vintage inspired fashion with a modern twist. Her collections of bespoke dresses and bridal gowns successfully play with classic shapes and cuts, fusing them perfectly with contemporary detailing. Above all, quality and craft are at the heart of all her pieces.  Kate's pedigree is undisputed, designing for icons such as Kate Moss and Erin O'Connor.  Having studied at the prestigious St Martins College in London, this designer has gone to create stunning and iconic pieces.  More recently her flagship bridal studio in Bloomsbury London was opened in 2013. Steeped in character the studio offers brides custom designed pieces and ready to wear...

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10 Wedding Nail Inspirations

Posted by Amy Buck on

Need nail inspiration for your big day? Make your nails part of your wedding outfit, whether it be with classic nude tones or bolder prints and patterns; we've picked our top trends for nail art to help inspire.  Before deciding on the colour and pattern for your digits, the first step should be  deciding the shape. This is a complete personal preference, although bear in mind that you want to prevent your nails snagging your dress.  If you choose a more angular shape, such as the square then consider asking for the corners to be rounded slightly to prevent catching.  The last...

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