Wedding Sundries

16 November 2016

Winter Weddings: 5 Alternative Gift Ideas for the Modern Couple

While kitchenware is always nice to have, it's time to give modern couples gifts they actually want -- and need. Thanks to the current economic climate, today's young lovers struggle ...
15 November 2016

10 Things you never knew about Indian weddings

Indian weddings, also called 'Vivaah', are best known for the opulence, traditions, colours and almost carnival-type celebration associated with this event. A couple days before a Hindu wedding, the bride ...
15 November 2016

Top tips for slimming Brides-To-Be this Christmas

For most of us, the festive season means one thing; a free pass to eat what we want without the guilt. But what about the brides-to-be of 2017? For those ...
2 November 2016

Ten tips for the bride’s speech by Michael Parker

For the past 20 years I have coached numerous speakers, from self-important politicians to driven business leaders. The tips and advice were the same for both women and men. Should ...

1 November 2016

The place where the sun never stops shining

Let's be honest, winter in the UK is not fun. Putting away pretty dresses and crop tops in exchange for bulky coats and woolly hats is something we dread every ...
31 October 2016

Top 10 reasons to honeymoon in Dalaman, Turkey

Whether it's relaxing in the Dalyan Mud Baths, sailing through the stunning Göcek islands, unwinding in a luxury spa, hiking in the Verdant Mountains or indulging your taste buds in ...
24 October 2016

9 Ways to include edibles in your wedding day if you’re a foodie couple

Edible favours- It's tradition to go with sugared almonds- but brides and grooms to be can have any sort of edible favour they wish. Their favourite sweets, something appropriately heart ...
17 October 2016

Top 20 wedding hairstyles

By Hiro Miyoshi - a world-class hair stylist and owner of the 'Hiro Miyoshi Hair & Beauty Salon' based in Mayfair. The top-knot bun is a great bridal trend as ...
6 October 2016

Simple money saving tips for wedding guests on a budget

By Shelley Malton at Experian There's nothing better than watching your loved ones tie the knot but sometimes it can feel like there's a wedding to attend every weekend. According ...
30 September 2016

Ten wedding trends I wish would take off

Who doesn't love a wedding? But with increasing pressure to be original, brides are battling to come up with quirky new ideas for their big day. Evelyn Oluwole, fashion and ...
19 September 2016

Double Olympian Helen Glover enjoys a total wipe-out Cornish hen do

Double Olympian, Helen Glover decided to do something a little different for her hen do. She opted for an adrenaline fuelled total wipeout course at Retallack Resort and Spa last ...

16 September 2016

7 Reasons to honeymoon in a hostel

Honeymoons: the exotic and romantic getaway for two wonderfully happily newlyweds. But the honeymoon, supposed to be the most unforgettable trip we ever make with our significant other, is so ...
13 September 2016

Top hints dropped by British girlfriends who are ready to get married

According to new findings from Beaverbrooks, British women in relationships have very specific ways of dropping hints to their partner as soon as they dream of wedding bells. Despite the ...
13 September 2016

The top 20 most expensive celebrity weddings

The people at www.bidvine used publicly available information, insider knowledge and wedding service experts to estimate the average cost of a celebrity wedding. They included guests, food, dresses, cakes, flowers, ...
9 September 2016

‘I was diagnosed with cancer just three weeks before my wedding’

Karen, a mum from Hall Green was diagnosed with cancer just three weeks before her wedding. She launched Cancer Research UK's 21st Race for Life in the city with a ...
8 September 2016

Half of proposals happen WHERE?

According to a study by Beaverbrooks, the traditional and romantic marriage proposal will soon be history as half of proposals now take place at home. It would seem that men ...
3 September 2016

The most bizarre wedding requests you'll ever read...

We've all known a Bridezilla or a Groomzilla or will be lucky (ahem) enough to meet one in the future. When this state of mind sets in- strange and wonderful ...
30 August 2016

10 reasons to buy your partner a birthstone engagement ring

Birthstone engagement rings are growing in popularity as an alternative to the more common diamond varieties. Here are our top ten reasons for choosing them. Let's face it, there's so ...

24 August 2016

Top wedding tips for the pregnant bride

The preparations for your wedding might differ slightly if you're pregnant, so here are some top tips from the people at Mustela for brides to be with a baby in ...
24 August 2016

A wedding day IS all about the bride

We're all familiar with the 'Bridezilla'- the nightmare bride-to-be, but where do women stand when it comes to holding the purse strings. According to a new study by Amigo Loans, ...
22 August 2016

Top 10 tips for planning your wedding

Planning a wedding can cause enough stress for a lifetime. Venue disasters, complicated seating plans, spiralling budgets and interfering mother in laws can make you question whether it's all worth ...
19 August 2016

Five tips for wedding styling with orchids…

With wedding season now upon us, it's time to brighten up the big day. Orchids can bring instant colour to any event and fit in perfectly with this summer's wedding ...
18 August 2016

The wedding favour that helps animals in need and gives guests a keepsake of your special day

If you're struggling to think of what wedding favour to choose- why not opt for one that encourages the money you are going to spend goes to a good cause? ...
10 August 2016

‘The disappointing proposal’- 3 things that result in one

Ingle and Rhode found that over a quarter of women were disappointed with their proposal, so here are some tips to avoid the top three things going wrong. 'It didn't ...
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