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Happy good Friday and bank holiday weekend love ones! 🥰I've a treat for all brides yet to find their wedding dress today. May I first of all introduce my friend and colleague @sanyuktashrestha #. Sanyukta is a London based bridal fashion designer who is committed to ethical wedding dress design and a sustainable fashion business model. Sanyukta's gowns are sublime - you can view her entire latest collection over on Love My Dress today (see link below/in profile). Every gown is created using 100% natural and organic fibres that have been woven by hand by talented artisans in Sanyukta's home country of Nepal.
Sanyukta is very generously gifting 20 of our readers/followers with a £500 voucher to spend towards a wedding dress from her beautiful London bridal boutique. Full details below"
This is a rare and exceptional opportunity for you to save precious pounds and contribute towards an increasingly important ethical bridal fashion movement - a scene that Sanyukta has been pioneering since starting her brand back in 2011.
To enter? Simply follow @sanyuktashrestha and @lovemydress on Instagram and tag your Instagram account name in the comments box below. Bonus points for anyone who also leaves a comment about why an ethical wedding dress is important to them - we'd really love to read your thoughts on why sustainability is important to you in planning your wedding.
You may also enter this competition on behalf of a friend/loved one who is getting married, by tagging them in the comments section below.
This promotion will end at midnight on Sunday 5th May 2019, and we will notify the 20 winners via direct message the following week. Full terms & conditions are on Love My Dress via the link above.
Any questions? Please DM us directly and we'll get back to you right away. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
That just leaves me to say, good luck, lovely brides to be.
Annabel #AD #ethicalbridemovement #ethicalbride #ethicalwedding #sustainablefashion #bridalfashion #ecowedding #naturalfibres #organicsilk #organiccotton
  • Oh Laura and Lewis, don't you look lovely 🥰 Pop on over to Love My Dress to see the full @thecostasisters film and full set of wedding images.
Photographer @weddingsbysallyrose
Groom @zurennarrh
Film @thecostasisters
Planner/Stylist @westmillvenue
Venue @westmillvenue
Wedding Dress @lucy_cant_dance
Shoes @shoesofprey
Accessories @bloodymarymetal @linksoflondon
Perfume @diptyque
Groom @boss @thegreatfrogldn @crazypigdesignslondon
Bridesmaids @asos @lisaangeluk
Florist @nadiaditullioflowers
Cake @emma.hellocake
Rings @thegreatfrogldn
Catering @jenkinsonscaterers
Stationery @lovelyjlettering
Hair Stylist @gabrielle__hair
Makeup Artist @sarahmua
Decor @nordichouse @melody_maison
  • The prettiest little Peter Pan collars for this sweet little flowergirl. Her dress is from @littleeglantine who we cannot rave about enough. Pure, classic, French elegance, available to purchase online. Everything  handmade to absolute perfection, with love.
Image by @helenrosephoto #littleeglantine #lmdlittleeglantine #peterpancollar #flowergirl
  • Gorgeous floral hoops for these lucky bridesmaids, created by @folly.lane, who only happens to be a former featured Love My Dress bride, now talented florist! 🌼🍁🌸🌾🌺🌼
Photographer @clarekinchinphotography
Venue @coombetrenchardweddings
Wedding Dress + Veil @vintagebudleighbride
Headpiece, vintage
Shoes @rachelsimpsonshoes
Groom @mossbros @nextoffical @moaningminnie @ted_baker_menswear
Bridesmaids @asos @paradox_london
Florist, Folly Lane
Cake @westcountry_fruit_sales
Entertainment @smithandsonsband
Rings @justinduancejewellery
Catering @pickleshack
Stationery @dewintonpaperco @emmagaddartist
Hair Stylist @hairbycharr_
Makeup Artist
Tableware Hire @keepingitvintagedevon
  • Beautiful Hanna in her @lauredesagazan gown. So thrilled to discover she and her husband Reid discovered their photographers,, through our site 🥰
Venue, Shelter Island
Wedding dress + headpiece @lauredesagazan
Shoes @coclicony
Bridesmaids @catbirdnyc
Groom @borntotailor @aldenshoeco
Florist @karenlenahandesigns
Cake @briermerefarms
Transport  @northforktrolley
Stationery @elscards
Entertainment, The East Coast Band
Hair and make up - Ashley and Mallory from Charisma
#brideandgroom #frenchbridalfashion #bridalfashion #lauredesagazan #nycbride #shelterisland ##destinationwedding #lmdbride #whenyousayyes #momentslikethese #backlessweddingdress #thatsdarling #weddingideas #weddingisnpo #engaged #shotwithlove #lovemydress #weddingdaymoments #instawedding
  • The beautiful Hannah in her wedding dress 🌿✨🥰
Photographer @_cassandralane
Venue @thebarnsathunsburyhill
Wedding Dress, Indiebride London
Shoes @rachelsimpsonshoes
Perfume @chanelofficial
Groom @suitsupply @meerminmallorca @happysocks
Bridesmaids @chichilondon @asos @wolfandmoonshop
Flowergirls @riverisland
Page Boys @marksandspencer
Transport @fiftieschic
Entertainment @thevelvetnotes
Rings @harrietkelsall @isabella_day_goldsmith
Stationery @loveliestlittlethings_
Hair Stylist + Makeup Artist @auroraloves_
Dear lovely ones - we're extending our giveaway with Debbie Carlisle until midnight on Thursday this week. So if you haven't entered yet to win £495 voucher to spend on any design (except bespoke) on Debbie's website, this is your chance.
Entry is easy - just follow @debbiecarlisle_ here on Instagram and then like and tag yourself in the comments section of this image (or this image #LMDxDebbieCarlisle495). Only one entry per person.
You may also enter on behalf of others who you think might like to win this competition (a friend getting married, a bridesmaid who would look beaut in one of Debbie's headpieces). We'll be announcing the winner early next week now so get in whilst you can!
Best of luck my friends.
Link to full terms + conditions here >>
#AD #PROMO #LMDxDebbieCarlisle495 #debbiecarlisle #bridalheadpiece #bridalaccessories #bridalhairvine
  • Floral joy by @gingerandflynn - the loveliest floral designer and artist you ever will meet, serving couples in Whitby and North Yorkshire. Passionate about supporting British flower farms who grow their blooms ethically and chemical free. Hooray for florists who really genuinely care for our earth and environment. Images by @georgina_photo 🌸
  • Happy Sunday loves - hope this finds you in a restful place today with a little time to enjoy this beautiful wedding over on Love My Dress. Also, I spy a former featured bride now taking on the role of a bridesmaid (hello @jenameliafortune!)
Photographer @inbetweendaysphotography
Venue + Catering @tunnelsbeaches
Wedding dress @needleandthreadlondon
Veil + alternations @perfectfitbridalcouture
Shoes @prada
Perfume @chanelofficial
Bridesmaid @asos + @topshop
Flower girls @monsoon
Groomn @hugo_official
Groomsmen @tmlewin
Florist @f.o.l.k.y.d.o.k.e.y
  • The beautiful Stacey and Ally on their Wiltshire wedding day. What a romantic wedding dress by the one and only @carolinecastigliano. Enjoy lovelies!
Photographer @siobhanamyphoto @siobhanbealesphoto
Film @irenepierafilms
Planner/Stylist @rosiebarrettevent
Venue @ashleywoodfarm
Wedding Dress @carolinecastigliano @sarahelizabethbridalboutique
Shoes @sophiawebster
Accessories @swarovski
Perfume @jomalonelondon
Groom @hawesandcurtisofficial @dune_london @tmlewin
Flowergirls @monsoon @flowersandconfetti0 @bridalmimosa
Florist @theroseshed @trianglenursery
Entertainment @jetpackjesusofficial
Rings @titcombebespoke
Catering @thetootsweetsvan
Stationery @elizamayprints
Hair Stylist @thestylingloungebristol
Makeup Artist @ellehitchensmakeup
Decor @virginiasvintagehire @thepropfactory @loobiedesign #lmdcarolinecastigliano
  • I met the gorgeous lady behind this shoot last night. Emma Joy, it really was such a delight to meet you!
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Planner and Stylist @emmajoytheweddingplanner
Photographer @davidjenkins75
Venue @eggington_house
Model @jennyrosefishermodel
Dress designer and accessories @elizajanehowell
Shoes @emmylondonofficial
Hair accessories and veils @gillianmillion
Floral design
HMUA @missmai27
Jewellery @antiquejewellerycompany
Cake @karenannacakes
Stationery @strawberrysorbetletterpress
Silk ribbons @nettle_textiles
  • Good morning everyone, wishing you a lovely Friday 🥰 We've added this sweet wedding to Love My Dress today if you fancy popping over to the site to enjoy it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Photographer @rebeccacarpenterphotography
Dress + veil @sassiholford
Headpiece - Borrowed from Maid of Honour
Shoes @dune_london
Accessories @bloomboutique_uk
Groom @ted_baker_menswear via @mossbros
Bridesmaids @asos + @johnlewisandpartners
Flowergirl @monsoon
Florist @rosalbret
Cake - Made by bride's sister
Rings - Richard Lukes Jewellery (no account)
Catering @bulldogbaconandbangers