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Still trying to decide on a colour for your bridesmaid dresses? Whether you’ve just started looking or you’re trying to narrow down your search, we’ve pulled together a selection of the best bridesmaid dresses for 2021 and delve into the trending colours and styles for the year ahead. Credit: Oasis The Best Bridesmaid Dresses and
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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 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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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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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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These celebrities are on to something…they’ve managed to secure top spots in the ranking for the world’s most expensive engagement rings. Credit: Photo courtesy of Jennifer Lopez via Instagram @jlo Despite a pause on lavish wedding celebrations, we’ve seen a record high in winter engagements and you lovestruck romantics have been splitting with your hard
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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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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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Wersha Bharadwa gets a dose of the quiet life in the idyllic Cotswolds with Cotswolds Hideaways. With international travel still off the cards for many of us here in the UK, we’ve been on the hunt for the perfect quarantine-free getaway. With long country walks at every turn and cosy nights in by the fire,
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Dating is a challenge at the best of times, but throw a global pandemic into the mix and it can feel almost impossible. However, in a world where it’s never been easier to connect with each other, there are still plenty of ways that you can feel the love with a date night during a
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Who says you need to stick to tradition when it comes to your honeymoon? Times are changing and so are the top honeymoon trends. The Top Honeymoon Trends for 2020 We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again; weddings are an expensive business. And its safe to say a large contributing factory is that
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Looking for both unbeatable adventure and romance? Check into five-star Tau Game Lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve says Wersha Bharadwa.  I’ve been waiting to visit South Africa for years. And as no trip to the country is complete without venturing on safari, I make like Michelle Obama who visited in 2011 and head
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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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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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It won’t come as a surprise to learn that celebrities are famous for spending a lot of money on their weddings. From decadent centrepieces to elegant gowns, there are plenty of outlets for them to splurge their money on, and celebrity wedding cakes are no exception. The Most Expensive Celebrity Wedding Cakes Jack and Beyond,
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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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For a luxury safari honeymoon in South Africa, The Royal Madikwe has it all and more… There’s something so incredibly opulent about a safari honeymoon.Spending time up close and personal with nature’s most beautiful beasts feels positively other worldly. Madikwe Game Reserve is perfect for honeymooners seeking a safari experience with a little seclusion. Unlike
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These bridal retailers, designers and suppliers have introduced virtual bridal appointments to help brides-to-be (and grooms) during lockdown. Credit: Anne Barge Virtual Bridal Appointments at Anne Barge Bridal Just when you thought planning your wedding couldn’t get any more difficult – a global pandemic is thrown into the mix. For many bridal designers and retailers,
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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 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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Looking for a wedding dress and don’t know where to start? It’s all about finding the best wedding dress style for your body shape. A little look at the trends direct from the Bridal Week catwalk can provide the perfect inspiration. New York Bridal Week Fall 2020. Left to right: Oscar De La Renta, Lihi
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Everything you need to know about the latest micro wedding trend and how to host your own. There’s been a great deal of speculation over what weddings after Covid-19 will look like, and the buzz-word on all the industry insiders’ lips? Micro wedding. Couples due to marry this summer have been through a lot in
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