Essex Belles

Over the weekend we visited Valence House Museum in Dagenham to take a peek at the last 100 years of the borough’s brides in the current exhibition ‘A Century of Local Brides‘. It all started when volunteers from Valence House Archives and Local Studies set up a display on the history of royal brides to … Continue reading

Nice Day for an Orange Wedding

… and we don’t mean the ‘you’ve been Tango’d’ fake tan type! Ever fancied getting married in a colour other than white? Well thanks to this daring bride, rocking an orange wedding dress is all part of getting married in an Australian forest in the middle of a monsoon. This one’s for you Miss Connie … Continue reading

Five of Our Favourite… Winter Warmers

Groundhog day. We all know the story. If Punxsutawney Phil spots his shadow, we’re in for 6 more weeks of winter. Well, we haven’t really had much of a winter, or any snow (yet!) here in London, and only Phil knows what is round the corner. So if he does retreat back into his hole … Continue reading

Tangled ‘Tree’sses

Continuing our quest for autumnal wedding inspiration this month, we stumbled across this amazing hair piece for your big day. Who would have though that leaves and twigs adorning your locks could be so romantic! Bird nest hair is the new elegant up-do with this fascinating fascinator, available to buy from Etsy.

Spice Up your Groom…

If it takes your fancy you can buy it here.

Five of Our Favourite… Hair Pieces

Looking for something a bit different to put in your hair for your wedding day? If you don’t fancy a traditional tiara, we’ve found some lovely pieces that are sure to turn heads… Flower Netted Veil This beautiful hair piece is a really clever way of combining hair corsages with a veil. From the ceremony … Continue reading

Five of Our Favourite… Bridal Bouquets

If fresh flowers aren’t really you’re thing, we’ve found some alternative bridal bouquets too good to toss… Felt Bouquet This crafty felt bouquet will last well past your wedding day, and would look lovely on display in your home too. You can buy it directly here. Fabric Bouquet This beautiful handmade bouquet would fit perfectly … Continue reading