When it comes to weddings, East London has seen a massive revival in past years. Fantastic, creative spaces and a cool urban vibe makes this a great spot for a London wedding.
However, when you also remember that this area is now home to some of the best wedding suppliers around, it’s easy to see why East London is attracting ALL the matrimonial attention right now. Today, we’re showcasing some of the amazing wedding talent that you’ll find in Little Book, our rather glorious supplier directory and, there’s a definite East London feel to this feature. So, if the capital is calling for your big day, read on..Bridal Boutiques for Modern Brides
A Venue + Suppliers for East London Weddings
Every brilliant wedding needs a brilliant venue and Shoreditch Studios is exactly that. Think exposed brick, open trussing, a mezzanine level, courtyard and oodles of space for your celebrations. Shoreditch Studios sits right in the heart of the vibrant Street Art district so just imagine the backdrops for your wedding photos. However, what makes this venue so special is that the blank canvas style of this space gives you the chance to really create your own day, bringing in suppliers who’ll bring your vision to life in the very best way.
Venue: Shoreditch Studios
(Image supplied by Shoreditch Studios)
Every brilliant wedding needs a brilliant venue and Shoreditch Studios is exactly that. Think exposed brick, open trussing, a mezzanine level, courtyard and oodles of space for your celebrations. Shoreditch Studios sits right in the heart of the vibrant Street Art district so just imagine the backdrops for your wedding photos.
However, what makes this venue so special is that the blank canvas style of this space gives you the chance to really create your own day, bringing in suppliers who’ll bring your vision to life in the very best way.
Wedding Photographer: Babb Photo
Laura Babb of Babb is an incredibly talented photographer who has a real knack for immersing herself effortlessly within your day and capturing photographers that burst with happiness and celebration. Her signature style is modern, alternative, fun, vibrant and colourful. We’ve featured lots of weddings that Laura has photographed on Love My Dress and adore always adore the uplifting and joyous vibes in her photographs.
Wedding Hair & Makeup: Portraits Bridal
The team that makes up Portraits Bridal are among London’s leading professional hair and make-up artists in the bridal beauty industry (who actually cover the whole of the UK and overseas). Specialising in bespoke hair and make-up for weddings and bridal fashion, the portraits team, lead by the wonderfully friendly, kind and gorgeous Zara and Nadia, pride themselves on providing exclusive hair and make-up to suit each and every bride.
Having recently featured in Elle Wedding and Vogue, Portraits have been firmly put on the map as the go-to Hair and Make-Up team for brides.
Florist: Catherine Short Floral Design
For your florals, look no further than Catherine Short Floral Design. We adore Catherine’s style that’s beautiful, natural and is all about ‘flower filled adventures’. Having grown up surrounded by plants and flowers, Catherine has an innate understanding of blooms and floral styling and she can transform any venue in a way that works with your vibe. You’ll also be lavished with personal attention as Catherine only works on one wedding per weekend, another reason to love this floral gem.
Stationery: Fig & Fern Studio
Of course, your guests will need to be invited to join you for your unforgettable day and we have the perfect stationer for you. Fig + Fern Studio is all about personal illustrated stationery that truly captures the essence of you. Their watercolour style just makes our hearts skip and if you love bright colours, designs with a touch of whimsy and tailored designs that represent all the things that make you special, you’ll fall for Fig + Fern Studio too.
Accessories: Lizzie McQuade
An East London wedding needs excellent accessories that just say ‘style’ and demand attention for all the right reasons. And yes, we can tell you a couple of names that you really need to know.
Let’s start with Lizzie McQuade because her handcrafted hair accessories are modern works of art. There’s a sense of of the 60s in the designs along with embellishments that we absolutely love. Beading, embroidery, leather work, hand dying and even traditional millinery techniques all fuse together in the most marvellous way. There are hats and headpieces aplenty and you’re able to select your favourite piece from her collection or work with Lizzie on a bespoke design. Whatever you choose, it’s fair to say your headwear will be a highlight of your wedding ensemble.
Rings + Jewellery: Vicky Davies
We also have to mention Vicky Davies, an insanely talented independent jeweller who’s based in the heart of East London. Creating ethical and handmade pieces, Vicky creates absolutely heavenly wedding and engagement rings plus a selection of jewellery that will become your favourite go-to pieces. If you’d like to make your own wedding ring, you can do so with Vicky as your expert guide or your can let her make sustainable, Fairtrade jewellery that you’ll love to wear. Forever.
And that’s not all we have to offer because so many of the exceptional suppliers that you’ll find in Little Book will travel anywhere and everywhere for weddings. Why not take a little time to search by area or by category to find the wedding professionals who will make your day an absolute dream.