Have a great hair day on your wedding day

December 3rd 2008

Romantic curls or elegant up do’s – there really are no rules when it comes to your wedding hair. Gillian had been growing her hair especially for her wedding day but had no idea where to start with her wedding day style. At a dress fitting she asked Wendy for her advice on what she thought would look best with her chosen dress style.

Leanne was planning a late autumn wedding and faced this very problem, her three bridesmaids were very different; a petite blonde, an athletic brunette and a Chinese girl. Trying to dress all three girls in a style and colour that worked for them all was a seemingly impossible task.

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Colours to suit all your Bridesmaids

November 26th 2008

Choosing a colour for your Bridesmaids can be a tricky job. If you have a few Bridesmaids you’ll often cross the problems of different skin tones, hair colours, shapes and sizes. What works on one girl doesn’t necessarily work on another.

Leanne was planning a late autumn wedding and faced this very problem, her three bridesmaids were very different; a petite blonde, an athletic brunette and a Chinese girl. Trying to dress all three girls in a style and colour that worked for them all was a seemingly impossible task.

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Who should I choose to be my bridesmaids?

November 19th 2008

The dress, the venue, the cake, the band, these all go into making your wedding the special day you want. But what really makes your day unique and memorable is the people – your friends, family and loved ones.

Your Bridesmaids will play a hugely important role on your special day and so you should choose people you know will support you on the day and throughout your married life.

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Seating plans to side step wedding day politics

November 12th 2008

Your wedding day is a rare occasion when you can have everyone you know and love together at once. Your wedding guests will probably be some of the most special people in your lives, but just because you love them all doesn’t mean they necessarily love each other and is no guarantee they’ll all get along.

Family feuds, newly divorced parents and friends with a history can all have an impact on your day and how it runs, the seating plan, the receiving line and your photographs. Creating a seating plan can be hard at the best of times – trying to work a combination of couples, young families and singles onto tables with limited seats without excluding anyone. But with awkward guests too, you’ll need extra help getting it right.

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Will you say 'I do'… to a veil

Bride to be Susan trying on a veil

November 5th 2008

Tiara or veil, fascinator or flowers &ndash when it comes to the perfect hair adornment for your wedding day it’s tradition that many modern brides still opt for.

Susan is not untypical of many brides-to-be when it comes choosing whether or not to wear a veil.

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

October 29th 2008

Every bride knows the old saying, but why do we believe following it holds the key to our future happiness?

According to superstition, something old ensures the bride’s friends will be faithful when needed and something new promises success in her new life. Something borrowed means she may take with her the love of her family and blue symbolises fidelity.

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Feel a million dollars on your wedding day
(without spending one)

October 22nd 2008

Unless you’re as famous as Posh and Becks or Wayne and Coleen it’s unlikely you’ll have the glossy magazines queuing up to pay for your wedding.

Ok, most of us will never reach celebrity status and the most media coverage we’ll get is a write up in the local paper.

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Seasonal colour schemes for your wedding day

October 15th 2008

Whether you choose autumnal October or November for your nuptials there’s a whole host of natural colours and themes to help create the perfect wedding day for you and your husband-to-be.

Every season conjures up it’s own image of colours and styles. And using the flavour of your chosen season can create a striking and memorable theme for you wedding day, as new bride Sarah recently discovered.

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