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Credit: Eva Dang via Unsplash With international travel still proving a sticking point for many newlyweds and weds-to-be, many are turning to these top UK honeymoon destinations for their post-wedding retreat.  With many brides-to-be longing for a romantic break after the year we’ve all had, and with so many fantastic destinations around the UK, it’s
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With international travel still off the cards, Wersha Bharadwa makes a case for a honeymoon in the New Forest. Leave passport worries for later; the south coast’s New Forest National Park is brimming with adventure and romance for an unforgettable UK minimoon. From crowd-free beaches to cosy nights in romantic country farmhouses, here are just
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An elaborate ball gown isn’t for everyone, and with wedding trends ever changing, more brides are opting for a laid-back, uber-cool and relaxed bridal style for the big day.  Cerise by Savannah Miller Your wedding day should be completely and utterly you, and that includes your dress. You should both feel and look your beautiful
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From Instagram-worthy doughnut walls to kooky poems about wedding gifts, these are considered to be the most overused wedding trends, with many brides-to-be wanting to leave these in the past. How many are you guilty of? Credit: iStock Every bride wants their special day to be unique, but often the best ideas have already been
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From statement two-pieces to short, vintage styles we’ve curated an edit of the best wedding dresses for a micro-wedding as the new trend continues to take hold this year.  Iris slip dress and Ariel bow, Halfpenny London It’s no secret the wedding industry and couples planning to tie the knot have been hit hard by
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While your wedding plans may be on hold, it’s never been easier for us to connect with friends and family around the world and share some special moments together online. Virtual weddings are a new trend growing in popularity as we settle into this ‘new normal’. It’s no secret the wedding industry has been hit
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Fashion favourite Rixo has launched it’s first ever bridal collection, boasting classic wedding dresses and statement separates. Already a firm favourite amongst fashion-forward wedding guests, Rixo has launched it’s first ever bridal collection boasting 26 vintage inspired bridal pieces fit for a modern bride. From traditional wedding dresses to contemporary tailoring and statement details, Rixo’s
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If there was ever a single place to get drunk on both love and wine, Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek is it, says Werhsa Bharadwa. credit: winetram.co.za Renowned as the gourmet capital of South Africa and home to only a few thousand people, Franschhoek is an hour’s drive from Cape Town making it the perfect stop
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Radiant rubies, timeless vintage pieces and ornate diamond pavés, we’re looking for an extra helping of romance as we scout out the best engagement rings for a Valentine’s Day proposal.  Credit: Alicia J Diamonds With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and Engagement Season still in full-flow (despite the pesky pandemic), love is most definitely
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Now that no at-home proposal would be complete without the perfect song to propose to, we round up the best proposal songs.  Lockdown has put a lot of things on hold, but your proposal doesn’t have to be one of them. For the couples that are currently enjoying the longest staycation ever, make the most
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If you’re looking for a dramatic setting for your wedding venue, then look no further than The Atlantic Hotel, says Richard Webber. On Jersey’s spectacular southwest coast, the Art Deco-styled Atlantic Hotel sits amid six acres of beautiful grounds, overlooking the golden sands of St Ouen’s Bay and the ocean rollers. This attractive hotel, a
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Whether you’re buying for yourself or shopping for her, we’ve rounded up the best lingerie to create the most beautiful looks this Valentines Day. Ann Summers Alissa Longline Balcony Set ~£52 Lace Lingerie Victoria Secret Scalloped Lace Babydoll ~ £43.43 Delicate yet sexy, wearing lace on the 14th will bring out your natural grace and
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The epitome of honeymoon luxury at Coconut Bay’s sleek and serene sister resort; Serenity at Coconut Bay. Serenity at Coconut Bay: pool area and The Greathouse restaurant Stepping out of the cab at Serenity at Coconut Bay (a swift 7-minute transfer from Hewanorra International Airport) and I may as well have beamed directly into a
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In the latest royal wedding news, Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi married in secret over the weekend after previously postponing their wedding. Credit: Benjamin Wheeler New Photographs from the Royal Wedding New photos have now been released of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi from inside their intimate wedding ceremony in Windsor over the
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Find your thrills island-hopping in The Bahamas. The romance of The Bahamas has long been appreciated, not so well known is the scope of high-octane adventures available for couples looking to spice up their honeymoon. A powerboat trip to The Exumas, one of the destinations archipelagos, presents a range of natural treats where meeting groups
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Fox 2000 Pictures; Regency Enterprises; New Regency; Firm Films; Dune Entertainment Do Brits still spend three-months-worth of wages on an engagement ring? It seems this ‘unwritten rule’ is becoming a thing of the past according to the new average cost of an engagement ring… Do you agree that an engagement ring should cost an average
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Deciding what to wear to a wedding isn’t always easy, and while brides are our forté, we’re here to help wedding guests with our pick of the best wedding guest dresses and outfits. There’s just one rule to wedding guest fashion: never wear white to a wedding! Credit: Spirit & Grace Best wedding guest dresses
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From elegant candelabras to rustic vintage crates, there’s so many ideas to choose from. Transform your venue with these 25 show-stopping wedding decoration ideas, whether you choose a blank canvas, characterful conversion or a stately home! jessicaraphaelphotography.com 25 Show-Stopping Wedding Decoration Ideas To Style Your Venue 1. Fairytale chandeliers What better way to illuminate a golden, Somerset stone barn
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A new survey has revealed the most popular proposal destinations in the UK. With the news that winter engagements are at a new high, it seems not even a global pandemic or national lockdown can put a stop to engagement season. However, while international travel is off the cards for the foreseeable, there are still
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Whether you’re choosing your own engagement ring or looking for inspiration for the perfect piece to match your heartfelt proposal, we shine a light on the biggest engagement ring trends for 2021. Just as wedding dress trends ebb and flow with the fashion movements of the moment, jewellery styles come in and out of favour.
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It’s no secret that we’re in a very unstable economic climate at the moment, with many suppliers having been put out of work completely over the last few months. If your wedding has been postponed for a year or two, don’t assume that your suppliers will be able to afford to charge the same rate
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Wersha Bharadwa discovers effortless romance in abundance at luxury boutique hotel The Cellars-Hohenort, in Cape Town. The Conservatory at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel Grabbing South African romance and culture back at Liz McGrath’s legendary five-star Cellars-Hohenort hotel is easy. There’s lots of Dutch colonial allure including leafy plazas, a white manor farmhouse with whirring fans and
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All of the best fancy dress ideas come in pairs, and now that spooky season is approaching we’ve scoured the internet for the best couples halloween costumes. The Best Couples Halloween Costumes Couples that Halloween together, stay together! That’s how the saying goes, right? Whether you’re just married, newly-engaged or still waiting for him to
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With international travel still a bit, erm, up in the air, couples are keeping things local with a UK minimoon this summer. Here are some of the best minimoon destinations to visit. UK minimoons have a number of advantages; they’re less expensive than a full-blown honeymoon, will give you a bit of time out together
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With opulent organza sleeves and lashings of lace, it’s all about romance and drama when it comes to winter wedding dresses. We’ve curated our favourite looks from the Autumn/Winter 2021 bridal collections to bring you the latest winter wedding dress trends and inspiration. Sun Sleeves, Halfpenny London Winter Wedding Dress Inspiration While the summer months
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