The Groom’s speech should be brief, (performed sober), well-constructed and with a hint of emotion. Follow our simple guidelines to make it one to be remembered.
NSW’s beautiful capital city is brimming with top-notch restaurants and function centres, but the most sought-after venues are the ones which boast the best harbour views!
Make your wedding menu fun, unique, Instagrammable and absolutely delicious with these 7 foods trends.
Theme your autumn wedding ceremony and reception with charming Scandinavian folk art inspired styling.
We have created a list of all the key questions you should ask your cake maker during your first consultation.
Feature a rich profusion of edible flowers and offer your guests a selection of raw desserts for ultimate eco-chic spring wedding styling.
The nights are warming and buds are opening to a profusion of flowers. Yes, it’s spring and the perfect time for your black tie celebration!
In hues of gold, blue and white, your summer wedding reception will exude luxury, sophistication and elegance.
With the coolness of marble and the warmth of wood, style your winter wedding in shades of grey and white.
From pristine beaches and picturesque parks to historic buildings and the city skyline, we have rounded up the most photographable and Instagrammable hotspots in Perth.
Stressed about buying the ring for your bride-to-be? These tips will help you find a bling that will knock her off her feet!
From facials to spray tans, manicures and pedicures, there are so many things to do before the big day. Here is our ultimate guide to looking gorgeous.
From mini versions of your must-have products to hair essentials and healthy snacks, we've created a list of what you need to keep at your desk in the lead up to the big day.
Millions of brides around the world use Pinterest as a source of inspiration for their wedding day regardless of your vision or budget, and Pinterest have announced the most pinned wedding trends…
Every bride and groom-to-be wants to look their best on their wedding day, and knows that to achieve that outer ‘glow’ the real work begins on the inside… that's where HelloFresh can help!
Featuring princess-like skirts, ethereal overlays and embroidered flowers, hearts and famous lines from fairy-tales, these gowns are for hopeless romantics!
From hand-fasting to writing love letters to each other, here are some of the most romantic customs from around the world!
Style your groom suit with funky spring accessories! From cheerful pastels and vibrant hues to funky floral details, find out which designs are ring on trend!
Moving away from the rustic chic and vintage styling, these new flower trends are very sophisticated with a rich colour palette and plenty of fun contrasts.
It’s one of the biggest days of your life – you want it to be special. There are simple ways to make your wedding stand out from others. Check out some of our tips for inspiration!
Big weddings can be expensive and feel impersonal, so why not consider hosting a small wedding and splurge on things you both value the most.
From getting ready in the morning to the last dance in the evening, there many different parts of your special day which will need to be coordinated perfectly. Timing is everything!
From dresses to hair and make-up styles, pick up some inspiration from these gorgeous celebrity bridesmaids!
Whether in the shape of delicate appliques, oversized blooms or colourful embroideries, pretty florals are everywhere this season!
Is it your first time to be a bridesmaid? These tips will help you enjoy every moment of it and help you friend have a fabulous wedding!
A thank-you gift for your guests is a small but significant detail that can be anything from a box of sugar-coated almonds to a unique keepsake.
So you've found a potential marriage celebrant? Here are the 15 key questions you need to ask them at your first meeting…
If you need some song inspiration for the father-daughter dance, you will enjoy listening to these 25 fabulous tunes!
Planning a long overseas honeymoon can be a bit overwhelming, especially if you are also planning your own wedding at the same time. Many couples prefer a mini moon to over a traditional honeymoon.
Make your first night as a married couple memorable by choosing a unique location to stay at. Think luxury hotels, a quaint treehouse or a secret hideaway in the country.
If your ideal honeymoon involves not only a romantic destination, but also a luxury hotel with superb spa facilities, then consider choosing one of these 5 tranquil spa retreats.
The song you choose for your first dance will always remind you of that happy day. Read our tips on how to pick the right song.
If you want to surprise the newly-weds with a stylish wedding gift that isn’t on a registry, look for something personal and unique like these 8 original gift ideas.
With its stunning forests, mountains, hot springs, coastline, vineyards and cosy accommodation, New Zealand is very the ultimate honeymoon destination for adventure lovers!
From fun flavours to intricate frostings and ornate decorations, these 10 cake trends are going to be huge for weddings.
Vintage cabins, art deco decor and opulent accents take honeymooners back a century in the luxurious Venice Simplon-Orient-Express!
Your first dance is one of the most romantic moments of your wedding reception, but should you practice with a professional or not? Here are a few pros and cons to help you decide.
Galia Lahav’s premium made-to-order bridal line GALA is dedicated to fashion-forward brides who are youthful and love that bohemian chic look.
With mild temperatures, an abundance of wildflowers and plenty of beautiful outdoor venues, the Snowy Mountains is a wonderful destination for a spring/summer wedding.
From concealers, foundations and bronzers to eyeshadows and lipsticks, find out which make-up colours best suit your complexion.
Tradition says typically anyone planning on proposing should spend three months’ salary on the engagement ring. So how do you know what you’re looking for and if you’re getting the best price for that shiny rock?
Uninterrupted stretches of white sandy beaches, untouched coral reefs just metres from the shore, breathtaking gorges and brilliant carpets of colourful wildflowers… Western Australia's Coral Coast is an ideal destination for your wedding!
From bohemian laces to luxe satins and ethereal tulles, these long-sleeved wedding dresses are perfect for winter celebrations!
If you are dreaming of a fairy-tale winter wedding, then the Snowy Mountains is your ultimate wedding destination in Australia.
Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is a honeymoon hotspot with a wealth of superb resorts, beaches, restaurants, bars and spas.
Renowned Melbourne-based bridal label, Anna Campbell, has launched a stunning vintage-inspired collection to mark the brands 10-year anniversary!
The gowns Galia Lahav’s latest collection are very modern and sexy but the intricate Victorian details have given them an irresistible vintage appeal.
Before you try on hundreds of wedding gowns, do your research! Look at all the different silhouettes and find out which one will suit you best.
From helping you with the guest list to shopping for your wedding dress, here is a list of where to include your mum in your big day.
If you're looking for a special destination for your honeymoon, consider visiting one of these must-see, romantic beaches from around the world!
Planning your wedding will be a breeze once you realise what needs to be done and what is simply a myth when it comes to weddings.
Escape Australian winter to a European summer and spoil yourselves with luxury accommodation, great wine and fantastic food at one of these destinations.
Not all men are born with an intrinsic sense of style. For those of us who rarely put on a suit, choosing the perfect groom attire can be a challenge.
With its lavish city venues and glorious hinterland, Canberra offers a stunning backdrop for your ceremony and reception.
Your engagement is a big milestone in your life, so take some time to let it all sink in before you both start planning your wedding.
Your nails are an important part of your wedding day look and when it comes to getting a manicure there are many nail trends to choose from. These 7 new nail trends are sure to inspire you!
In the lead up to your wedding, pamper yourself with quality organic products that are free from nasty and harmful ingredients. We have picked some beauty essentials you will love!
He popped the question and you said “yes”! It is time to start planning your wedding! We have your list of the 10 things you need to do as soon as you get engaged…
From rich and seductive perfumes to the softest floral eau de toilettes, these five fragrances are perfect for that walk down the aisle!
Do you want to paint your wedding in sugary sweet colours and fun patterns? Let these vibrant venues light up your imagination!
From old hits to the newest chart-toppers, we have selected some great songs you can include in your wedding reception playlist!
Find someone to take care of your little ones while you and your bridal party are getting ready for the wedding. We have a few tips on how to find a babysitter.
Indulge yourselves and your guests in the sensational, richness and elegance of a winter wedding with out Winter Indulgence styling shoot.
Will you change your last name after the wedding? It is an old tradition, but more and more brides are choosing to keep their maiden name.
Check out these 8 amazing tree houses from the misty Hampshire in England to the tropical wilderness of Queensland and the exotic jungles of Costa Rica.
White Runway Founder and General Manager, Rebecca Lau-Marsh, shares with us her 10 favourite gowns perfect for bridesmaids, pre wedding parties or even for the reception.
Lyndi shares with us how she toned up and got her glow on in the lead up to her wedding.
Celebrate your wedding at one of these glam hotels styled by A-list designers. We give you five of the glitziest wedding venues from around the world!
A hen’s night is one of those pre-wedding events all your gal pals are waiting for! Whether you are hosting a party or going to a venue, choose a few games to make the night fun!
Millions of brides around the world use Pinterest as a source of inspiration for their wedding day and Pinterest has announced the most pinned wedding trends!
Nestled between the enchanting rainforests and the Coral Sea, Port Douglas is a unique destination in Tropical North Queensland.
From hidden costs and extra seats to lying about your start time, here are the most important wedding planning secrets you need to know.
From photographers to venues and florists, vendors will help you create your dream wedding. Read our tips on how to select the 10 most important services!
We were delighted to ask Paul McGrath, Executive Chef of The Grounds of Alexandria in Sydney, his take on current wedding cake trends.
From your beloved wedding dress to an impressive cake and floral displays and of course, your honeymoon… find out what is really worth a splurge!
With its breath-taking rainforests and wildlife, Tamborine Mountain is one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations for eco weddings!
From lavish ballrooms to chic rooftops, swanky hotels and unique outdoor venues, New York offers a stunning choice of function spaces as well as locations for wedding ceremonies and receptions.
Created deep inside the Earth’s mantle, a diamond is the hardest and the most beautiful precious stone! We bet you didn’t know these facts about your sparkler…
Elopements are romantic, intimate and stress-free, so find the perfect destination for this lifetime journey!
From hidden costs to undercover assignments, here are a few secrets about being a bridesmaid you probably didn’t know.
From prepping your lips to spraying your bobby pins, these useful tricks will help you survive the big day without a hitch!
Celebrate your wedding anniversary in style and plan a romantic date that is just a little bit less ordinary!
From glam parties to intimate dinners, celebrities really know how to have fun, so be inspired by these celebs fabulous hen’s ideas!
It’s hard to imagine a wedding without a cake, but you probably didn’t know that it was once made of wheat and that the first tiered cake was inspired by a church!
It is time to start planning your epic journey and you are not sure where to start? Let’s get into the nitty gritty details of planning a honeymoon!
If you have chosen a lace wedding gown for yourself, then select stylish dresses in coloured lace is an ideal choice for your bridesmaids.
From short flapper dresses to seventies-style bohemian kaftans, fringing is a chic detail that keeps popping up every season.
A symbol of everlasting love, an eternity ring encircled with diamonds is the perfect gift for any wedding anniversary!
In addition to its world-acclaimed wines, the Barossa offers delectable food, cosy rustic accommodation and gorgeous countryside landscapes!
Before you purchase any wedding decorations, make sure that they match your selected venue. These tips will help you create the perfect styling for your venue.
Add a touch of whimsy to your venue with fabulous light-up letters which make a striking vintage-style backdrop for your wedding photos.
From your engagement to the big day, here are some wedding traditions that involve the bride-to-be’s parents.
Whether you prefer an intimate luncheon, a stylish cocktail party, a high tea or a barbecue, daytime celebrations allows you to opt for a less formal attire and feel more relaxed.
Be playful with bridesmaid outfits and get inspired by these adorable mismatched looks we selected for you!
You have planned the perfect outdoor ceremony, but you are worried that the weather might spoil everything? These tips will help you make a plan B!
The location you choose should inspire you and your photographer, so pick a spot with a variety of backdrops!
Planning an outdoor wedding? A beautifully styled marquee will protect you from sun, rain or wind and you can place it anywhere you like.
From inviting everyone for drinks to choosing fantastic presents, we give you seven fun proposal ideas your groomsmen won’t be able to resist!
Whether you want just a consultation, a day of coordination or a full service, here is how much you will need to pay for a wedding planner.
The new occasion wear collection by Grace Loves Lace brings a range of gorgeously effortless bridesmaid dresses in luscious sun-drench colours.
The day of your wedding will be very busy, so make sure not to forget anything important. Here is your ultimate must-have list!
From traditional diamond sparklers to vintage rings and cutting-edge designs, find out what type of engagement ring suits your personality
Live music can really add a ‘wow factor’ to your wedding reception, but choosing the right one can be a difficult task. Find out what you need to consider...
If you opt for an event hire service, make sure to take good care of all the items you borrowed and make sure to return all the pieces to the hirer.
Whimsical floral patterns are ideal for spring and summer weddings, so why not incorporate them into your theme and dress up your bridesmaids in colourful outfits!
With a huge selection of properties suitable for hosting a destination wedding, Airbnb is the best-kept secret of wedding planning!
If you are drawn to the timeless beauty of antique jewellery, then consider purchasing a vintage engagement ring rather than a new one.
Giving a great speech at the wedding reception is one of best man’s key responsibilities, so read out tips on how to structure it, what to include and how to deliver it.
Climate can make all the difference between voluminous curls and a relaxed updo. Find out which wedding hairstyle works best in the wind, heat or humidity.
Marriage brings a whole new set of tax implications, so here is what the experts from H&R Block Australia think all Aussie couples need to know!
Switch off on your big day and enjoy every moment of it offline because there will be plenty of time for social media after the celebration is over.
The benefits of these delicious organic tea blends include healthy skin, weight loss, a healthy immune system, improved digestion and better sleep!
If you are considering having a wishing well then weigh up the pros and cons, get familiar with the etiquette and finally, think about a design that will complement your reception décor.
Renowned for its incredible hospitality, jaw-dropping resorts and divine Thai food, Phuket is one of world’s most loved wedding destinations.
From asking them to escort you down the aisle to having them perform at your ceremony, here is how to involve children in your wedding.
From fresh fruit to delicate floral decorations, be inspired by seasonal flavours and create a stunning dessert bar for your spring wedding!
From food stations and lawn games to fireworks, here are 7 ways to add a fun element to your wedding.
Contemporary weddings are all about breaking away from traditional rules and doing your own thing, so be inspired by these unconventional wedding party ideas.
Costa Rica is a unique destination where you can wed in a rain forest, on the beach, in a tropical garden or by a majestic waterfall and it boasts a number of exquisite eco resorts.
If you want everyone to see how special your maid of honour is to you, here are six unique ways to make her standout on your wedding day!
Contemporary weddings are all about personalisation, so feel free to break a few rules and add a modern twist to the old traditions.
From the ultimate yoga experience in Tuks & Caicos to exhilarating adventures in Costa Rica, these five unique honeymoon destinations will blow your mind!
A maid of honour plays an important role in bride’s life, so take your role seriously and do write a great speech your best friend will be proud of.
Don't let the rain ruin your big day. Embrace this new trend and get your photographer to take images in the rain.
Now that your engaged it is time to start planning your wedding! Start by creating a fabulous inspiration board to inspire you in the planning process.
Opulent and overflowing, unstructured bridal bouquets finished with long satin ribbons are becoming more popular for weddings.
Need inspiration for your first dance song? Spotify has released a list of the most popular first dance songs in Australia and around the world.
Givenchy’s new fragrance inspired by delicate mimosas is sensual, feminine and luxurious. Ideal for brides who want a unique wedding perfume.
From making compromises to embracing the adventure, here is how to keep the romance alive and maintain a happy and successful marriage!
Brand Owner of Bondi Sands, Blair James, shares some great tanning tips for brides to help you prep for the wedding day.
Your wedding anniversary is an important milestone and a great excuse to do something incredibly romantic! See our 5 ways to celebrate.
Your engagement ring and wedding bands are precious and you need to take good care of them after the big day. Here is how to keep them safe, clean and shiny!
Whether it's long and heavily embellished, short and simple or anything in between, find out exactly what your wedding dress says about you!
If you want something a little more adventurous than just a beach honeymoon, book a room on one a luxury cruising ship and wake up every morning at a new destination!
Short or long, streamlined or elaborate, classic or bohemian, white bridesmaid dresses are a huge wedding trend and we love it!
Your daughter’s wedding is an important milestone in your life, so make an effort to find the perfect dress for the occasion!
Do you want something a little less formal than a traditional wedding and something more exciting than elopement? Here is how to plan the perfect surprise wedding!
From a romantic tree house in Bali to a cosy room in Paris, Airbnb offers superb accommodation at the most prestigious destinations in the world!
Inspired by the 2015 Pantone colour of the year, marsala, the colour palette widens to reveal deep burgundy, black, gold, purple, blue and grey.
From choosing a theme and location to sorting out bookings, payments and the guest list, your bridal party has a lot to think about! This timeline will help your bridesmaids plan the perfect hen’s night!
This 13-piece bridal collection offers innovative shapes and geometric printed lace inspired by the unique bride who is a woman of style, substance and passion.
Making a memorable wedding speech can be challenging! These tips will help you write the perfect speech and deliver it with confidence!
From Thailand to South Africa, we review five amazing honeymoon destinations which combine eco solutions with ultimate luxury!
Let these creative new trends inspire you to make a wedding celebration that truly reflects your personality and is something a little bit different!
From charming rustic-style chateaus in the South of France to lavish fairy tale castles in Loire Valley, France boasts a myriad of exclusive Châteaux perfect for a wedding.
Rich burgundies, forest greens, deep blues, dark purples and moody, soft neutrals are fantastic shades for winter weddings, and with a touch of silver, gold or copper, your palette will look even more glamorous!
Whether they are presented in elegant narrow vases or suspended above the tables, single blooms will instantly add a special touch to your wedding venue!
If you want a visually stunning wedding ceremony and reception that will truly stand out from the crowd, then hire a wedding stylist. Read our tips on how to choose the right one.
Break away with the old traditions and see your groom-to-be before the ceremony. Read our 5 reasons why you should do a first look…
Your MC is the person who announces the events at your wedding reception and makes the celebration even more fun and dynamic.
After a fun night of drinking, mingling and dancing, your guests might need a little snack before bed. See our ideas for a late night snack your guests will love!
Australian haute and bridal couture label, CON ILIO, explored Europe’s fashion capitals to source the most opulent fabrics for its first ever collection!
Drizzled icing adds a touch of opulence and luxury to any wedding cake design, be it a classic white tiered style or a rustic semi naked cake.
Made from fresh, fragrant blooms in your wedding colours, a floral canopy will add a special touch to your wedding ceremony and reception.
Inspired by London and Burberry’s iconic trench coat, Mr. Burberry radiates modern and masculine sensuality.
Whether you’re looking to shift that persistent post-pregnancy paunch or just simply eat healthier, scientific evidence has proven low-carb eating as the perfect pathway to long-term weight management.
Celebrate your wedding with a delicious autumn morning brunch, styled in the tradition of a chic french cafe.
Wedding planning is fun and exciting, but every bride will tell you that it can be stressful as well. These tips will help you deal with the biggest challenges.
The perfect wedding speech is brief but not too short, energetic, funny and a little bit sentimental. When writing your speech, stick to the etiquette rules and avoid the common faux pas.
Do you want to arrive in style with a wedding car that has character and will make your photos stand out? Then consider hiring a beautiful old-timer!
If you are not sure how to name your baby, these tips will help you narrow down your choices and find out which names are trending right now.
Having the right marriage celebrant conducting your wedding ceremony is important. These tips will help you find the perfect one.
Hiring a wedding DJ is a great idea if you want a fabulous selection of music at your reception and keep your guests entertained all night long!
From the picturesque Swiss Alps to Wanaka in New Zealand, these 5 stunning snow destinations feature some of world’s best ski slopes as well as luxury accommodation for honeymooners.
Whether captured under a canopy of stars, beneath fairy lights, by a big old tree or on the city streets, night portraits are the new photography trend to embrace!
From managing your budget and contacting vendors to creating your decoration scheme, a wedding planner is there to save you time and help with every aspect of organising your celebration.
You just got engaged and it is time to start planning your big day. Visiting bridal expos is a great way to learn about different options and meet wedding vendors. Follow our simple tips which will help you get the most out of your visit!
If you want to make wedding gift shopping easier for your guests, choose a gift registry that suits you and your partners needs!
If you want a hen’s night you will remember for a lifetime, pack your bags and spend a fun weekend out of town with the girls!
Thank-you notes are a stylish way to thank your guests for attending your wedding. Follow these simple tips on when to send and what to write and it will be a breeze!
Created from delicious whole-food ingredients, raw cakes are the latest wedding trend much loved by brides and grooms who prefer healthy desserts.
Everyone loves chocolate so treat your guests with a special bomboniere and give them mouth-watering artisan chocolate presented in beautiful packaging!
That moment when your song starts playing and you start walking down the aisle is truly magical. You are minutes away from getting married to the person you love and all eyes are on you.
You have spent months searching for that special dress and you want it to look beautiful forever… These tips will help you preserve it for a lifetime.
Not sure whether to invite children to your wedding? These tips will help you make the tough decision without offending any of your family or friends.
Read some of My Pet Warehouse’s suggestions of how to include your beloved four-legged friend in your wedding day, and tips on making sure the event runs smoothly.
If you want to celebrate in style, champagne is a must! Create your very own champagne bar and let your guests enjoy some bubbly after the ceremony or during the reception.
Choosing a theme for your wedding is fun and creative with so many exciting design options to select. From traditional themes to urban chic, each theme allows you to add a personal touch to your wedding.
From stylish venues overlooking Sydney harbour to peaceful beachfront locations across Queensland and South Australia, we have found the best waterfront wedding venues in Australia.
Add a special touch to your wedding ceremony by performing one of these beautiful symbolic rituals!
You just got engaged and you are excited to start the wedding planning journey! However, make sure to avoid these mistakes brides-to-be often make…
Treat your bridal party and family members with some light food and refreshments while getting ready for your big day! Find out our some useful tips.
Dreaming of a honeymoon in a secluded tropical paradise? We have rounded up 5 of the most idyllic island getaways around the world!
Imagine an intimate dinner in a breath-taking natural setting under a canopy of stars! If this is your dream wedding reception location then we can help you plan it.
Featuring Victorian collars, bohemian laces, 1970’s flared sleeves and plunging necklines, this latest collection truly depicts the fashion-forward bride.
The perfect event hire company should have great credentials, an extensive range of quality items, reasonable prices and be able to provide everything you need for your celebration!
The most beautiful flowers blossom in summer, so be inspired by these stunning floral arrangements which will add a seasonal touch to your reception.
It is time to start planning, but you are not sure what to do first? Brisbane Mariott’s Wedding Planner Aly Damant shared some useful tips for future brides and grooms!
From the majestic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef to the exoticism of Maldives and Thailand and romance of the French Provence, these 5 luxury resorts will blow your mind!
Valentine’s Day is an ideal time to pop the question, so choose an idyllic destination, an intimate restaurant, or think of a very special place. These ideas will help you organise a romantic proposal.
Summer wedding menus are all about tasty light bites and refreshing beverages, so consider these trendy ideas for your cocktail hour!
Celebrate your wedding anniversary in style and spoil yourselves with one of these A-lister experiences in NSW’s vibrant capital!
Your flower girls are just as important as your bridesmaids, so make sure to pick the right dresses as well as accessories and a fabulous flower basket!
The celebrations are over, you have just returned from your honeymoon and it is time to start your new life together… These tips will help you jump straight into the newly wed bliss!
From wedding invitation wording to keeping your guests entertained, these etiquette tips will help you organise a flawless destination wedding!
Does a quiet country town sound enchanting? Or perhaps a touch of the exotic appeal to your senses? Find out what you need to know about planning a destination wedding.
The unique climate and the soils of the Barossa Valley in South Australia create the perfect conditions for wine making, and it is unarguably the oldest and the most important wine region in
Finding the perfect wedding gift can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t have too much time for shopping or you are on a tight budget.
There are many traditional etiquette rules for the bride and groom to follow, but even if you are simply a guest at a wedding, there are still a lot of responsibilities you have to take upon yourself.
Planning a wedding can be a major challenge. Whether you’ve decided on a large, formal event or a quiet, intimate gathering, there’s so much to do that you may find the whole process a little overwhelming.
Your engagement to shoot images can be used for your save-the-date cards or gifts for your family members, and the shoot is also great opportunity to get to know your wedding photographer.
If you are looking for an idyllic location just out of Sydney for your destination wedding, the Illawarra might tempt you with its beachside ceremony locations and exquisite reception venues.
Pick a danceable tune, take a few dance lessons, perfect a few fun steps and surprise your guests with a first dance worth filming!
Australia’s sunniest capital city offers spectacular ocean views, a myriad of lavish wedding venues and delectable food and wine!
Your big day has finally arrived? It is time to start your final preparations! This list of last minute to-dos will help you get ready for the celebration!
Picking the soundtrack to that all-important first dance with your new husband can be tricky. From classic and romantic to contemporary and cool, we have rounded up the best first dance songs!
The sun is high in the sky and the days are hot and steamy. Summer is here and so is your fabulous lunchtime fiesta!
Do you need some inspiration for your wedding hair and make-up? We have picked our favourite beauty looks straight from the bridal catwalks!
Whether you are planning a traditional or modern wedding, fresh flowers are the key element of styling since they immediately add romantic flair to any venue!
Inspired by lavish boudoirs, vintage laces and princess brides, wedding dresses have never been so ethereal with layered skirts resembling fluffy clouds.
The Gold Coast offers a plethora of magnificent ceremony and reception venues such as beaches, national parks, luxury hotels, private estates and even mountain lodges.
From kidnapping the bride to stealing groom’s shoes, these 10 fun wedding traditions from around the world will make you smile, laugh and maybe even scream!
Make your wedding reception more personal and colourful by serving fabulous signature cocktails inspired by your venue location, colour scheme, seasonal flavours or even your own love story.
Your 1st wedding anniversary is the most important celebration after your big day, and what better way to mark such a significant date, than with a stylish gift! Whether you prefer a modern or traditional present, we will help you pick the right one.
Aruna Seth’s bridal footwear is elegant and comfortable, stylish inside and out, and made from luxury materials such as lace, leather, suede, satin and Swarovski crystals.
In our digital world social media plays an important role at weddings, and these tips will help your guests use social media without breaking the etiquette rules.
From old classics such as Roman Holiday to modern fairytales such as Amélie and Lost in Translation, get inspired by your favourite romantic movie to organise an unforgettable honeymoon!
Enrich your diet with these 10 yummy foods which will help you achieve that fabulous bridal glow on your wedding day!
Would you like to have a beautiful bouquet that blends together true love, passion, marital happiness, fidelity and prosperity? Then read on to learn the secret language of wedding flowers!
From a wedding veil to a first dance song, your “something borrowed” element can be a bold detail, or something symbolic that you brought luck to another happy bride!
If you need some inspiration and relaxation in the lead up to your big day, snuggle up with your groom or take your bridesmaids and watch one of these exciting movies about weddings!
Wearing a flower crown at a wedding is a tradition as old as the white dress, but nowadays it is an exciting trend with styles ranging from vintage and romantic to bohemian.
At Jimmy Choo you can now pick a model you like, choose your heel height, material and colour, and personalise the design with your monogram or your wedding date.
Celebrity brides are trend-setters in the world of weddings, and their fashion and beauty choices continue to inspire us. From braided crowns to classical chignons, these seven wedding hairstyles are definitely worth stealing!
A bridal shower is a great excuse to throw a fantastic party in the lead-up to the wedding, so get all the girls together, pick a fun winter-inspired theme suitable and serve some delicious food and drinks!
A vegan menu is a fantastic idea for your bridal shower because it's healthy and delicious. Make sure to have a flavoursome and colourful assortment of bite-size food and some vegan beverages.
Your bridal party should include friends and family members that are closest to you, so why not ditch the tradition of dividing your entourage along gender lines and have bridesmen and groomsmaids instead!
Brigitte Bardot was a bride six times on film and four times in real life. Her collection of wedding dresses include everything from a buttoned-up Victorian gown, to a 1950s pink gingham-style dress.
Renowned cosmetics brand Paula’s Choice has launched a new collection of beauty products which we think make the perfect additions to your wedding make-up bag.
Winter is a great time for a hen’s party because it is so romantic and cosy! From foodie pleasures and pampering sessions to dancing classes and private dining, these ideas will help you organise a fantastic event that your bride will love.
Styling a winter wedding is a lot of fun as it allows a plethora of options for choosing colours and themes.
If you need some beauty tips on what you should and shouldn’t do in the lead-up to your big day, just follow these simple rules and you'll start seeing results!
You deserve to be spoiled on your honeymoon, so why not take a plunge in one of the world’s best hotel infinity pools!
It is time to pop the question to your girlfriend, but you are not sure how to do it in a stylish way? Since it is a moment she will talk about for the rest of her life, make it a story worth telling!
Every bride deserves to be spoiled before her wedding and even though she will be getting a lot of presents, the one from her husband-to-be should be really special.
From bridal jackets that will keep you warm, to statement headpieces which will glam-up your wedding outfit, find out which bridal accessories are perfect for autumn and winter weddings!
As the weather is getting cooler, we crave richer flavours and delicious comfort food, so combine seasonal ingredients and the latest food trends to offer a feast at your reception!
Combining superior technology with style, Stella McCartney Limited Edition Canon EOS 100D is ideal for brides going on their honeymoon.
Being a good bridesmaid means being positive, friendly and supportive, but also being involved in the wedding planning process, participating in pre-wedding events and being helpful on the big!
World famous for its luxury hotels, premium restaurants, vibrant night life and superior shopping, Beverly Hills oozes with Hollywood glamour and makes one of the coolest honeymoon destinations on the planet.
From bustling Acapulco to idyllic Los Cabos, Mexico is a fabulous destination that has everything you need for a romantic honeymoon, from lavish beach resorts to a vibrant night life.
Is your groom-to-be finding it hard to figure out how to be involved in the wedding planning process? This article will help your groom define his role.
If you want to spoil your bridesmaids with fabulous presents they will love, think something chic and beautiful, but also be practical and choose something they really need.
From gondola rides in beautiful Venice to enjoying the sun and sea on the idyllic Amalfi coast, Italy offers incomparable romantic experiences.
If you are worried about the wedding budget etiquette, these tips will help you split the costs and organise everything from the ceremony and reception to your honeymoon.
The picturesque Amalfi coast is one of the loveliest places in Italy, and its romantic sunsets, scenic walks and finest Italian food should be the key ingredients of your honeymoon escape.
If you are dreaming of a romantic honeymoon in beautiful Malaysia, the Langkawi archipelago is a tropical paradise with crystal clear turquise waters, immaculate white sands, emerald green forests and picturesque villages.
From meaningful locations to exciting party themes, surprise your guests and make your engagement party truly memorable.
While tradition dictates that the bride’s parents should announce the engagement in the local newspaper, modern couples often opt for alternative ways to break the news.
A healthy and tasty breakfast is a great way to kick-start your big day. It is a very important meal that should give you much-needed energy and help you to look contented while walking down the aisle.
A ‘bridal shower’ is a great excuse to organise a small afternoon party with female friends and family prior to the wedding. If you want to host a successful shower, it is important to respect a few key rules of etiquette.
From discovering historic romance in Paris and Florence to A-list stays in Marrakesh and London, award-winning hotel website Mr & Mrs Smith created a superb list of most romantic stays for Valentine’s Day.
From luxury accommodation and indulgent day spas to candlelit dinners on the beach, Bora Bora definitely ticks all the boxes for creating the ideal setting for a romantic honeymoon.
If you are looking for an idyllic tropical destination near home with fabulous beaches and adults-only resorts, Fiji is the perfect choice!
If you are planning a summer wedding, why not add a modern twist to your hair and make-up and include some exciting beauty trends such as bright colours or bohemian style!
From a beautifully designed card to a personalised keepsake, think outside the box and prepare a lovely surprise your friends will appreciate.
The members of your bridal party are going to be your main support on your big day, so think carefully before you ask your friends and family members to be a part of your entourage.
From a picnic in the countryside, to a seaside weekend away, your hen’s night can be much more than a just girl’s night out. Summer is a great time for hen’s so why not think of an original idea everyone will love!
Summer is the perfect time for an outdoor ceremony, so find a beautiful location with gorgeous natural backdrops and add a few details to make it more personal.
From tropical beaches, rustic countryside chic and spectacular vineyards to luxury ski resorts, Australia has many fabulous honeymoon spots.
Colourful bridal jewellery is very right on trend this season, so why not add some vibrant hues to your wedding outfit!
With its lively atmosphere, fabulous weather and plenty of glitzy venues, Las Vegas is renowned as the ‘wedding capital of the world’.
The wedding season is in full swing and it's always hard deciding what to wear if invited to a wedding.
With pristine beaches, heritage rainforests and a pleasant subtropical climate, Byron Bay is the ultimate Australian location for a seaside destination wedding!
Setting up a gift registry is a great way to help your guests buy a useful present that you won’t throw away or keep in a cupboard never to be seen again!
Do you want to spend your honeymoon on a tropical island where you can enjoy privacy and tranquillity? The Cook Islands offers secluded white sand beaches, stunning blue lagoons and lush vegetation.
Organising a marquee wedding can be a challenge, but the best thing about it is that you can choose any location you like and the space is a blank canvas that allows you to design your event exactly the way you want.
Now that you are engaged, it is time for you and your future husband to set the wedding date! It is a difficult decision as there are many things to consider.
Being one of the rarest and most mysterious gemstones on earth, the black diamond is a very unique choice for an engagement ring.
Hiring a vintage getaway car is a great way to enhance your wedding photography, so get inspired with your wedding theme and find a model that corresponds with the mood of your event.
Planning your own wedding can be very stressful, especially if you want a big celebration. From booking the venue and wedding services to finding the perfect bridal outfit, there are many things to do and sometimes you might feel pressured or even depressed.
From sandy beaches to botanical gardens, outdoor venues are an ideal choice for spring and summer weddings. Enjoy idyllic scenery and colourful sunsets, which are also the perfect backdrop for your photos.
For romantic brides who want something a little different, an antique engagement ring can be much more appealing than a brand new sparkler.
Buying your wedding gown is not an easy task as it takes time and requires a strategy. You need to start early and probably try out many different gowns until you find the right one.
Bridesmaids are important members of your bridal party, so find ways to make them feel special.
We think that short hair is chic, trendy and easy to maintain, but finding the right styling for your wedding may be a bit of challenge.
Even if you have been eating healthy food, drinking plenty of water, doing regular facials and having your beauty sleep, there is still a chance that something could go wrong on your special day.
Dreaming of walking down the aisle in your own fairy-tale gown? Find out who we think are the most stylish Royal brides!
Every bride wants to look perfect on her big day but finding a diet that really works can be hard. This is why it is essential to set realistic goals and start thinking about your weight months before the wedding.
A delicious buffet at an outdoor location is a great idea for a spring wedding and your guests will love to mingle and talk to each other while enjoying the breeze, tasty food and refreshing beverages.
Fiji exudes tropical island romance, famous for it’s white
sandy beaches, pristine waters and lush tropical gardens… the perfect location for a destination wedding!
According to tradition, every bride should have “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a silver sixpence in her shoe”.
With warm weather year round, crisp white sandy beaches and pristine waters, Broome in Western Australia makes the perfect setting for a destination wedding.
The majority of wedding traditions date back thousands of years, and are in fact superstitious rituals which are meant to bring good luck or chase away evil forces. Many couples embrace these customs to preserve the tradition and ensure a happy marriage.
From freshly picked flowers in your hair to bright coloured accessories to complement your dress, spring brings new, exciting ideas for brides!
Spring brings some of the best flower varieties which used for bouquets such as the rose, peony, tulip, calla lily, poppy, hydrangea, narcissus, amaryllis and gardenia.
Abundant with wildlife, luxury resorts and beautiful beaches, South Africa is one of the best holiday destinations in the world.
With spectacular national parks and private game resorts rich in wildlife, as well as romantic vineyards and pristine beaches, South Africa has truly amazing honeymoon locations.
With magnificent landscapes dotted with picturesque historic villages, the Adelaide Hills region makes the perfect setting for your destination wedding.
Choosing a photographer is a very important decision, because once your big day is over you will want to relive the day when you look back through the images.
In celebration of our stunning redesigned website we invite photographers and newly-wed couples to submit your wedding images for the chance to WIN spectacular prizes!
Your first dance as a married couple is not just a tradition, but also a fun element of every wedding. Read our tips on how to plan a memorable first dance.
From intricate laser cut patterns and splashes of watercolour to delicate pressed flowers, wedding stationery is moving towards arty designs and DIY embellishments which allow instant personalisation.
It is important to prepare travel essentials you might need and avoid unnecessary shopping when you arrive to your dream destination.
Famous for delicious food made from fresh local produce and superb award-winning wines, the Barossa in South Australia is a wonderful wedding location.
Santorini island in Greece offers incredible open-air wedding venues, delicious food and wine, superb accommodation and sweeping views of unique volcanic landscapes and Aegean Sea.
With beautiful scenery, heavenly food and premium wines, Mudgee in New South Wales is an idyllic place to tie the knot.
With a pleasant climate, endless beaches and stunning ocean views, Bali is the perfect choice for a romantic destination wedding.
The Pantone® colour for 2013 was Emerald Green – so our emerald, black and white colour palette is absolutely right up to the minute and lends a dash of pure drama to our theme.
This theme is ideal for couples whose dream wedding is a more intimate affair, or for those who are DIY whizzes, or who are keen to create an eco-friendly celebration.
Spring… the very mention of the word evokes a sense of new beginnings brim full of possibilities. For our spring theme we opted for an elegant colour palette of mint, coral, white and gold.
Before you start shopping familiarise yourself with all the important criteria for choosing a stone and learn about the basic shapes and diamond cuts.
Located in the heart of Great Barrier Reef, One&Only Hayman Island redefines luxury with its exciting new, revamped look… What better place to celebrate your wedding and spend your honeymoon!
Whether you choose something traditional or ultra modern, make sure your wedding bands are timeless, as you will want to wear them for the rest of your life.
Wondering how many tiers your wedding cake should have or what flavour to pick? If you are not familiar with the secrets of making wedding cakes, we can teach you the basics to help you choose the perfect cake.
Engagement rings with coloured stones are becoming increasingly more popular and we think that they are just as stylish as diamonds.
Throwing a party is a fun way to celebrate your engagement with your friends and family. It is not a hard task if you stick to some basic rules.
You don’t have to spend a fortune when buying a beautiful engagement ring. Read our tips on how to maximise your budget when purchasing your ring.
Thinking about warm weather, beautiful beaches and exotic resorts? Whichever time of year you choose, we can help you find an idyllic honeymoon spot with perfect climate!
Every engagement ring has both financial and sentimental value, so it is best to insure it in case that it gets lost, stolen or damaged.
From making a wedding memory box to throwing a house warming party, there are plenty of fun activities to do after your big day!
Your wedding is definitely an occasion that deserves formal attire and the question boils down to whether to buy or to rent your suit.
From lush flowers to quirky designs, boutonniere can be a fun addition to groom’s outfit. If you need some inspiration, have a look at our favourite trends!
It is a good idea to make a list of all the important photos you want to have in your album, from the bride getting dressed to photos of the newlyweds leaving the reception in their getaway car.
The Bobbi Brown beauty team created stunning make-up looks for the Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera spring/summer 2015 shows at Bridal Fashion Week.
From a big cushion cut stone to a simple bejewelled band… Our favourite engagement ring trends include both modern and classical designs.
Decorating your getaway car is easy and you can do it yourself. You can transform your own vehicle or simply hire one and add a few chic details to make it look festive.
Traditionally the bride should get ready in her parent’s house, but nowadays many couples prefer to rent separate rooms in a nice hotel or even at the wedding venue.
Your first big decision you need to make a newly weds is whether to rent or buy your first home. Moving in with your spouse is a big milestone and many couples find it hard to make this decision.
When the reception is over, it is time for the bride and groom to spend some romantic time together as husband and wife.
Years ago women were obliged to change their maiden name after marriage, but nowadays it is entirely up to bride to decide whether she will take their husband’s surname or not.
From pouring rain to medical problems, there are many unexpected difficulties that could happen on the day. It is important to take every precaution and have backup plans for anything that may go wrong.
Choosing a wedding location is one of the first things you need to do. Traditionally, a wedding was held in the bride’s hometown, but nowadays couples are free to choose any place they like.
Your wedding day can be very stressful because there are many things to keep in mind. It is therefore essential to make a detailed plan and write it down.
From shimmery satin to delicate lace and embellished tulle, long sleeves are a symbol of tradition and royal style.
Being a best man is definitely not an easy role as you need to help the groom with all his assignments and perform his own traditional duties.
The groom should definitely stand out at his wedding, so what better way to look elegant and sophisticated than wearing a tuxedo!
Dolce & Gabbana’s new fragrance Dolce is currently one of our favourite perfumes for summer weddings because of its delightful mix of white flowers.
The first thing that the groom needs to do is choose his best man, but then also his groomsmen and page boys, and give their contact details to the bride.
From retro prints to modern, abstract floral patterns, colourful blooms are such a lovely choice for spring and summer wedding invitations.
A 'naked' tiered cake is one of the biggest wedding trends we've ever seen! They don’t have traditional perfect frosting, but they can look as extravagant as any wedding cake if they are decorated correctly.
The secret to a fabulous reception is careful planning, attention to detail, good food and the company of the people you love. So where to begin? By selecting the perfect venue!
Dario Cotroneo, one of Australia's most respected hairstylists has given us some insight into hot hair looks for brides-to-be!
A range of sugar-free chocolate recipes by Well Naturally, including Chocolate Bark, Rocky Road, Chocolate Truffles and more – all made without sugar!
If you need some inspiration to choose the perfect dress for your big day, see our 10 favourite iconic celebrity wedding gowns.
While black tuxedos and morning coats are pure classic and are very popular at traditional weddings, semi-formal or casual jackets are getting more and more fashionable and are favoured by grooms who like to keep up with trends.
The exchange of wedding vows is an integral part of a wedding ceremony. It is a very romantic moment and often the perfect place to express your feelings towards your fiancé.
So, you’ve decided against a traditional church ceremony but still adore the idea of walking down a real aisle. Is there an answer to this dilemma? Yes there is … and it’s a chapel.
Whether you have plenty of time or just one month until your wedding, a good exercise routine will have you in shape for your big day.
Paris immediately puts you in the mood for romance with its unique atmosphere, stunning art and architecture, delicious food and wine, and the flickering light of the Eifel tower at night.
There are many ways to tie a tie and the choice of the knot depends on the type of collar, selection of fabrics and how formal the event is.
From a fairytale-like journey in a horse and carriage to an adventurous flight in a hot air balloon, why not choose a truly original transport option for the most important event in your life!
Once you get married, almost everything you do concerns your partner and vice versa. This is why you should have a shared vision of your life as a married couple and make all the decisions together.
Part of the magic of newly married life is the period of discovery, when each couple finds out more about each other. But it is also a time when a couple has to make decisions about their financial future together.
Setting up your new home is a fun but a difficult task and even though shopping and decorating is exciting, economising with space and money can be a little daunting for many couples.
Once you have chosen your wedding gown, it is time to start thinking about how to accessorise it with pretty details such as jewellery and head pieces.
From royal-style engraving, which is the most expensive technique, to modern offset printing, see which 6 styles are often used for wedding stationery and decide which one is the most suitable for you.
Even though the design of your cake is very important it should also taste just as good as it looks. Today a wedding cake can be just about any flavour you like.
Once you have found your ideal honeymoon destination and booked your flights it is time to get ready for the most romantic journey in your life.
Finding the right time to start a new chapter… Marriage is a big milestone in your life and extending your family should be the next big step.
When choosing a hairstyle for your wedding you should opt for something that matches the style of your dress but also suits your face and make-up.
Take your guests for a walk on the wild side with a totally unique, absolutely unforgettable wedding reception at the zoo.
Located between the Central Coast and Newcastle, Lake Macquarie is scenically stunning, offering backdrops of spectacular coastal views, rolling hills, and majestic forests.
Suddenly the realisation hits you – it’s the eve of your wedding and it’s time to focus on what’s really important… you!
If your reception venue does not have a caterer, you will want to hire a professional catering service – preferably one that offers a range of menu choices.
Australia is home to an amazing diversity of world-class wines and the regions in which they are grown lend themselves to romantic and picturesque reception locations.
Access to this paradise is as easy as taking the Princes Highway out of Sydney as you head off on your exploration of the glorious New South Wales’ South Coast.
If you’re like many brides, when your wedding day dawns you’ll feel nervous: butterflies in the tummy, clammy hands, a wild desire to giggle, or sometimes to shed a few anxious tears.
If you’re looking for a wedding location that’s majestic, awe inspiring and steeped in history, you’ll find all this and so much more in the magnificent Blue Mountains.
The party’s over. It’s been a wonderful day, but it’s time for you to go. Farewelling your family and friends can be an emotional time, so don’t be surprised if you shed a few tears.
An easy two-and-a-half-hour drive north of Sydney, the Port Stephens region is renowned for its golden beaches, crystal clear waters and dazzling blue skies.
After months and months of planning, you are now man and wife and your wedding reception is the opportunity to share some very special time with the people you love.
Looking for a unique location for your destination wedding or heavenly honeymoon? Consider sensational Stanthorpe, Queensland’s capital of cool.
One of Queensland’s most gorgeous destination wedding locations, The Scenic Rim has the locations, venues and service providers to make your wedding wishes come true.
The Macarthur region is located in the south west of Sydney, and includes the city of Campbelltown, as well as the smaller hubs of Camden and Picton in the Wollondilly Shire.
Breaths are held, eyes brim, tissues are at the ready… it’s the moment they’ve been waiting for.
Picturesque pastureland, natural wilderness, pretty villages, magnificent gardens, quaint churches and superb function venues are the hallmark of the beautiful Southern Highlands.
Never underestimate the power of music to create atmosphere. Music can add drama, heighten emotion and help proceedings to flow smoothly.
The NSW mid-north coast has so many locations perfect for a glorious beachside celebration or a romantic bush wedding.
Your honeymoon marks the official start of your lives together. It is also your chance to let the stress of months of wedding preparations melt away.
Hidden away in the Gold Coast Hinterland, you’ll discover the lush green of rainforests, mountains of the deepest blue and the spectacular colours of unforgettable sunsets at Tamborine Mountain.
Ever considered the Hunter Valley… your options include delightful churches, stylish reception venues, and plentiful accommodation choices.
An important feature of your celebration is your wedding cake. You can choose traditional round cakes, square or rectangular cakes, tiered cakes, or just about anything in-between.
A classic rolls, horse drawn carriage, a helicopter, a red hot ferrari or perhaps a boat or plane… how are you going to get to the church on time?
You will want to re-live the joy and romance of your big day with your wedding photographs. That’s why it’s not worth taking chances with your photographer. These wedding photography tips will help you choose the right professional!
There’s no better way to capture the emotion, excitement and colour of your wedding day than by becoming the leading lady, and the leading man, in your very own wedding movie.
Photo booths are fun… lots of fun! And right now they’re absolutely on-trend for your wedding.
With DIY details and fun cake toppers, you can make a single tiered wedding cake your own. Place it on a gorgeous cake stand and it will look as impressive as a traditional multi-tiered cake.
Giving a pot plant as a bomboniere is a unique eco-friendly and inexpensive idea. It is a gift which they can plant in their garden, cherish and grow.
From serving donuts on a cake stand to a refreshing ice cream cake, your guests will love to taste something a little different from a traditional wedding cake.
Your wedding ceremony will be one of the most moving and utterly romantic experiences of your life; an event you and your loved ones will treasure in your hearts forever.
From chic elegance to sumptuous exuberance, nothing adds colour, perfume and personality to your wedding day like fresh flowers.
Your wedding stationery sends a style signal: the wording, paper stock and the typeface you choose will all reflect the formality of your special day.
Accessories can make or break an outfit – so now that it’s time to choose the little extras that can turn fabulous into sensational, remember the golden rule of wedding jewellery: don’t overdo it.
By now you’ve probably realised how much planning, preparation and sheer hard work is involved in creating the wedding of your dreams.
Leather or satin? Strappy or enclosed? Stilettoor court? Beaded or not? We’re talking about shoes, and this particular pair is going to carry you through one of the most important days of your life.
A bridal fair is one of the most efficient methods of exploring some of the best wedding service providers. Soak up inspiration, compare prices, and discuss your preliminary ideas with professionals in wedding planning.
Welcome to the lead-up to your wedding day! Feeling nervous? Worried about overlooking something? Read on and discover everything you need to know.
Yes, your bride is going to shine, and sure, most eyes will be turned her way. So, all the more reason for you to look your sharpest and step it out in style.
A fitness program should be an important part of your wedding preparations because you want to feel and look your very best at your wedding. Here are our top 10 picks to get your body ready for your wedding day!
Achieving a beautiful you on your big day won’t happen through wishful thinking. You need careful preparation and a health, hair and beauty plan.
Once you have chosen your wedding dress it is time to decide how to accessorise it with beautiful shoes.
We have found 5 of the best exotic honeymoon destinations. From The Cook Islands to Fiji, there is sure to be a resort you'll never ever want to leave!
Have you considered what you are going to do with your dream gown once the wedding is over? With proper care and attention, your dress can remain a prized possession for many generations.
From romantic David Austin roses and elegant anemones to bright coloured dahlias and funky celosias, we have created a list of top 10 wedding flowers.
Pink is one of the most popular colours for weddings because it celebrates love and femininity, but also associates with beautiful things in nature. The best way to add a pop of colour to your bridal outfit is to make a fabulous pink wedding bouquet.
You are greeted by the soft fragrance of aromatic oils and ambient music, and your body starts to unwind almost before the spa door closes behind you.
Organising a wedding can be stressful but also fun, especially if the work is split between everyone involved in the wedding preparations.
Are you worried about your wedding invitation wording? To make this delicate job easy for you, we have prepared comprehensive guidelines formulated in 8 simple steps:
Planning a wedding reception is not an easy job. There are many things to be done… from choosing your venue to creating a seating plan and ordering a wedding cake.
Here’s your chance to spoil yourself with luscious lace, silky stockings, your favourite fragrance and all those other wonderful extras that make you feel so utterly feminine.
with its bare branches, crisp days and oftentimes grey skies, winter is the coldest time of the year. But don’t think that your winter wedding banquet needs to be devoid of colour and warmth.
Not only do you have to source a range of wedding providers, you also have to consider your pre-wedding beauty, bridal party attire, a fitness program… the list goes on!
A professional wedding planner and/or event company can help you realise your vision. Discuss your ideas with them and let them know your budget.
This is the moment you’ve been waiting for, so take a deep breath because it’s time to style your wedding! It’s a big task – perhaps even a little bit daunting. So where to start?
The inspiration for this styled shoot was Wedgwood’s Anthemion Blue plateware. Its rich cobalt blue background contrasts with lavish gold and delicate neo-classical iconography to create the ultimate luxury for the table.
From the softest of pinks to the much stronger hues of gold and brown, we combined a variety of colours and textures to create a look of timeless elegance.
Lush, languorous and so very mellow. Your summer afternoon wedding feast will delight your guests as they celebrate surrounded by the warmth of these glorious, sun drenched tones.
You can create your very own spring carnival with splashes of vivid red. It’s the colour that shouts passion, desire and love at the top of its vibrant voice.
With a gracious touch of old-world tea party charm, our pretty florals and soft pastels, whimsical white peacocks and elegant furniture, work together to create a soft and unmistakably feminine feel.
Autumn heralds a time of sumptuous ease, mellow warmth and an abundance that is unrivalled by any other season. And with this in mind, we created our glorious autumn wedding style.
The contemporary bride will love our fresh, modern styling. As the sun turns up the heat on your wedding day, you can play it cool with a clever combination of black, white and green.
And you thought choosing your own gown was a monumental achievement! Now you have to work on making some of your best girlfriend's happy.
We invite you to send us your wedding story as well as your best wedding photographs for possible inclusion within the next editions of The Bride's Diary® and online.
To look your best on the big day, you need a wedding dress that maximises your assets while minimising your flaws. Here are some simple guidelines to help you select the right dress.
Gone are the days where a bride had to slavishly follow the latest trend in bridal design, even if it didn’t suit her. Today, you can find a style that will fit you perfectly!
Your engagement and wedding rings symbolise the love you have for one another, and the joy and the hope you hold for your future together.
One thing that people often worry about is the wedding atmosphere so here are our top five tips for the perfect atmosphere so you and your guests can have a wonderful time.
Knowing exactly how many eyes will be on you many brides are torn between making their special day look unique and honouring tradition. We’ve gathered some basic tips to help create a timeless bridal makeup look.
Prea James launched her fourth made-to-order collection titled Harmony II which is a thirteen-piece collection of elegant, sophisticated and modern bridal wear.
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