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Having a paperless wedding could save you a tonne!

How dare you toil with the idea of getting rid of something that has been the tradition for years?! “Here goes these crazy tech-savvy hipsters with their wild ideas” I hear some say. But wait, hear me out. How many times have you been at a wedding where most of the guests are either taking a selfie with the bride ...

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3 Twisted Halo cocktails for the perfect wedding

To all the gorgeous brides, Your wedding day is undoubtedly one of the most important days of your life, and we want to make it that extra bit special. Twisted Halo wants to inspire you to create delicious and exciting cocktails for your guests (or you!) to sip on for your special day. Firstly, a bit about us. We’re a low-calorie alcoholic ...

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Marry in Marbella: the 5 Star guide

The National Wedding Show team recently went to explore the stunning shores of Marbella along with a selection of wedding planners and wedding industry media. Our media partner, 5 Star Wedding Directory, wrote about our experience and what this beautiful Spanish city has to offer couples planning a luxury wedding. We all know about the classic hen party side to ...

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6 things no one told you about buying your wedding rings

When it comes to choosing a wedding ring, it’s a good idea to bear in mind that this is the piece of jewellery that you’re going to be wearing forever more. No pressure then! As you book numerous consultations with jewellers or browse specialist sites such as Diamonds Factory, you’re going to learn a lot about them in general. Here ...

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Five ways to start your wedding planning

Don’t know where to start with your wedding planning? Archant Bride shares five top tips to set you on the path to success. 1. Set a budget  First and foremost, come to an agreement with your partner on your budget. Once you have settled on a total amount, you can start allocating your supplier costs accordingly. This will allow you ...

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How to get the perfect bridal brows

The reign of the brow is still going strong and Browcote have a few insider tips on how to get the perfect pair for your big day… We all know that the ‘brow is now’ and that these two face framers, if shaped and styled to our liking have the ability to transform a face. Once you have decided on ...

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Rain on your wedding day and other ironies

Laura Shroff, Director of TNWS supplier Minpin Events, gives tips on how to save the day when something doesn’t go quite to plan! Your big day is in the making. You’re browsing venues, choosing your theme, the bridesmaids and groomsmen have been picked and informed of their responsibilities, and your save the dates are in the post. Preparation is key ...

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LOGISTICS: because success doesn’t just happen it’s planned for!

For those that missed her appearance on the Hitched Wedding Planning Platform, Kelly Mortimer offers some practical, essential & cost-free advice for all brides and grooms in the run up to their wedding day. Image credit: De Vere Horsley Estate You can have beautiful flowers and an incredible theme, but if your day doesn’t flow well the overall ease and ...

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6 sartorial questions debated by grooms answered by a tailor

Tatyana, founder & tailor of TNWS supplier Artefact London, shares some of the questions frequently asked by grooms when weighing up different attire choices for their big day. Is a three piece suit a good idea for a summer wedding? Would I be too warm? I see three piece suits are making a big return, with a waistcoat adding quite ...

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Why opting for a ‘bargain’ bridal gown is not worth the risk

Your big day. You’ve dreamed about it, planned it, saved for it, and read magazines from cover to cover. But will it be the best ever day ever… or could you be left broken-hearted? And all because you thought you were bagging the bargain of a lifetime. Editor-in-chief of Bridal Buyer magazine, Susi Rogol, hails the beauty of the bridal ...

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    Having a paperless wedding could save you a tonne!

    How dare you toil with the idea of getting rid of something that has been the tradition for years?! "Here goes these crazy tech-savvy hipsters with...

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