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  • "Don't feel you need to include everything or incorporate something into your day just because it's become the norm. It's possible to have a low-key celebration that still feels incredibly special, if that's what you want to do."
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Wonderful #wordsofweddedwisdom from beautiful Alyson whose lowkey and intimate winter wedding is gracing our pages right now. Dress via @BHLDN, the groom wears @ted_baker and images by @greenantlersphotography #intimatewedding #bhldnbride #lowkeywedding
  • ARE YOU MARRING THIS WEEKEND?
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For all of you whose big days are over the next two days, may you have the most utterly wonderful time. I'd love to hear from you so that I can wish you luck personally (tag yourself or a friend in the comments) - thats if, you know, you're up scrolling the 'gram the night before your wedding (when you should be sleeping!) 🤭😍
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Also, thank you *so* much or enabling us to have a slightly slower pace of things this past couple of weeks as we attempt to rest, restore our energy levels and enjoy our summer hols. I received a save the date in the post today for next July and am so ruddy excited it's unreal! It's been aaaaaaggggges since I attended an actual wedding!
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This ridiculously gorgeous real wedding reception scene was styled by our @littlebookforweddings member, Michelle of @pocketfulofdreams (one of the BEST planners and stylists you will ever encounter).
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Photography @davidjenkins75 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Venue @thisiswilderness
Marquees @academymarquees
Catering Julie Abbs catering @trisabbs
Bar @cellar_27
Wedding florals @swallowsanddamsons
Tableware, lighting furniture & decor @whitehouse_crockery @dreamwaveevents @angliaelite @weddingdayhire @crescent_moon
Stationery and illustration @naomihowarthillustrator
  • Oh my, over on Love My Dress today, the full collection of bridesmaids and special occasion gowns (or dresses for those brides not wanting to wear a traditional white gown) from the wonderful @katyakatyalondon. I am in love with every single one of them!
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Katya Katya this week launched their online store and you can now purchase any one of these gowns online. Happy shopping ladies! ✨🌸👍🏼
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lovemydress.net/katyakatya
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#katyakatyalondon #bridesmaidsdresses #lmdbridesmaids
  • GRAB YOUR DIARY 🌟Just incase you didn't know, we ADORE @halfpennylondon. Kate Halfpenny is in a league of her own, creating all kinds of beautiful gowns and bridal separates that can be interchanged to create a sublime look and vibe on your wedding day.
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Sheffield brides - @thewhiteroombridal will be hosting a select edit of Halfpenny London's gorgeous 2019 'Fly Me to the Moon' collection on 1st September 🌙✨ Get in touch with The White Room team to arrange an appointment to try on.
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#halfpennylondon #modernbride #modernweddingdress
  • “We absolutely love our wedding photos from the amazingly talented @dominiquebaderphotography. Photography was one of our top priorities and we both had an endless list of criteria and we thought it would be impossible for one person to meet that. I saw Dominique’s work on another Love My Dress wedding and loved her style instantly. We got in touch with her before we even had a date or a venue booked and made sure she was free and knew straight away that we didn’t need to speak to anyone else.”
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More of this glamorous black tie wedding at Lake Como in Italy over on Love My Dress right now.
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lovemydress.net/emma-adam
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Gown @moniquelhuillierbride
Dress via @brownsbride
Planner @lakecomoweddingplanner
Venue @villa_regina_teodolinda
Flowers @figlideifioricomo
Videographer @alessandro.pardi
Bridesmaids @asos
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#moniquelhuillierbride #moniquelhuillier #lakecomowedding #weddingsinitaly
  • Looking for a wedding photographer lovely ones? You need to explore our @littlebookforweddings (link below). This morning, we'd like to shout out for the wonderful @jacquimcsweeneyphotography, whose work has featured on Love My Dress many times. We love to support Jacqui - she has a natural ability to capture beautiful, relaxed, entirely unposed and joy-filled shots. Here are some of our faves 📷❤️
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If you love what you see, drop Jacqui and enquiry and please tell her we said hello.
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jmcsweeneyphotography.co.uk
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#ukweddingphotographer #littlebookforweddings #bestweddingphotographers
  • How gorgeous is this beautiful eco-wedding dress from designer @sanyuktashrestha? Sanyukta specialises in creating ethically produced bridal gowns and we love her for it. Her commitment to supporting fair trade silk production communities in Nepal that provide well paid employment women is so inspiring.
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Styling by @namanamavintage.
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sanyuktashrestha.com
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#ecoweddingdress #ecobride #sustainableweddings #ethicalweddingdress
  • Beautiful Aimee on her charming, romantic and pastel-hue filled wedding day - over on Love My Dress this evening.
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Photography by our @littlebookforweddings member, @jessgracephoto.
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Florals @flowersattheforge
Venue @spixworthhallcottages.
Gown @allurebridals via @jaywestbridal
  • Brides, the very wonderful @debbiecarlisle_ is now offering a rush order delivery, so if you need something quick to wear as a hair accessory, be you the bride or maid, Debbie is your girl! To find out more visit the link below.
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debbiecarlisle.com/pages/rush-orders
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#bridalheadpiece #debbiecarlisle #bridalaccessories #littlebookforweddings
  • We welcome the incredible @sstudios_kachette to our @littlebookforweddings. One of London’s coolest wedding venues 👌🏼✨
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shoreditch.com
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Image by @eclectionphoto #shoreditchstudios #littlebookforweddings #londonweddingvenue
  • The very beautiful Lucy in her @loulou_bridal gown is filling Love My Dress with some serious 1940's inspired glamour today. Her adorable little Dachsund Sabrina in her pearl necklace almost stole the show though 😃❤️
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lovemydress.net/lucy-jonathan
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Photography @emilystevephoto
Venue Rosedew Farm, Wales
Bridesmaids @vivienofholloway
Shoes @harrietwildeshoes 👠
Veil + Headpiece @agnes_heart
Florals @forbesfield
Cake @thevalecakeboutique
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#1940sinspired #petsatweddings #dachsundsofintagram #louloubridal
  • Brides, if you want an experience to remember, where you are treated with respect and made to feel beautiful and glamorous like you never have before, where you can talk honestly about any body hangups you might have or bits you want to accentuate, you must must must visit the wonderful @halfpennylondon.
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My adoration for Kate Halfpenny knows no bounds. She is a shining beacon of British bridal fashion design who cares deeply and passionately about making all her brides feel their most gorgeous ever on their wedding day. Do yourselves a favour and book an appointment at her London atelier or see any one of her UK based stockists to try on one of her gowns.
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These absolutely stunning images of bride @caseysyork in her Halfpenny London gown for her wedding at @thenedlondon were taken by @jessicawilliams.photography #halfpennylondon #takenotebrides #bestofbritish