Planning

With the future of the wedding industry the subject of much discussion, we explore what weddings after Covid-19 might look like. It’s no secret the wedding industry is one that’s been hit particularly hard by the global coronavirus pandemic. However, as we approach the time when wedding season should be hitting full throttle, and we’re
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If there was ever a single place to get drunk on both love and wine, Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek is it, says Werhsa Bharadwa. credit: winetram.co.za Renowned as the gourmet capital of South Africa and home to only a few thousand people, Franschhoek is an hour’s drive from Cape Town making it the perfect stop
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For a luxury safari honeymoon in South Africa, The Royal Madikwe has it all and more… There’s something so incredibly opulent about a safari honeymoon. And although you’re closest to animals in their natural environment, it feels other worldly to be up close and personal with nature’s most beautiful beasts. Madikwe Game Reserve is perfect
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Looking for both unbeatable adventure and romance? Check into five-star Tau Game Lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve says Wersha Bharadwa.  I’ve been waiting to visit South Africa for years. And as no trip to the country is complete without venturing on safari, I make like Michelle Obama who visited in 2011 and head
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It won’t come as a surprise to learn that celebrities are famous for spending a lot of money on their weddings. From decadent centrepieces to elegant gowns, there are plenty of outlets for them to splurge their money on, and celebrity wedding cakes are no exception. The Most Expensive Celebrity Wedding Cakes Jack and Beyond,
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Whether you want to send off the happy couple with a formal wedding message, or something funny like, “better you than me!”, Personal Creations share their quick and easy step-by-step guide on what to write in a wedding card.   Follow these steps to write a thoughtful wedding card message: How to Craft Your Wedding
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From elegant candelabras to rustic vintage crates, there’s so many ideas to choose from. Transform your venue with these 25 show-stopping wedding decoration ideas, whether you choose a blank canvas, characterful conversion or a stately home! jessicaraphaelphotography.com 25 Show-Stopping Wedding Decoration Ideas To Style Your Venue 1. Fairytale chandeliers What better way to illuminate a golden, Somerset stone barn
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Anne Barge Bridal Atelier has introduced virtual bridal appointments to help brides-to-be during lockdown. Credit: Anne Barge Virtual Bridal Appointments at Anne Barge Bridal Just when you thought planning your wedding couldn’t get any more difficult – a global pandemic is thrown into the mix. For many bridal designers and retailers, suddenly the exclusive and
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We’ve teamed with the boutique hotel Kristiania to offer a romantic ski-moon minibreak in the Austrian Alps. Here’s how you could win… Win a Luxury Ski-Moon at Kristiania A family-run boutique hotel, Kristiania in Lech is one of the most beautiful retreats in the Austrian Alps. With 29 individually designed guest rooms, each boasting snug
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We’ve spoken to the experts across all aspects of wedding planning for the lowdown on how to prepare for a short-notice wedding and what it really takes to get married with a quick turnaround. This is how to plan a wedding in 30 days, or less!  Is it really possible to go from popping the
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We might not be able to hit the bars, but you can still make the most of a Happy Hour at home with these delicious DIY cocktail recipes. The Passion by Milaidhoo Island Maldives Whether you’re planning a virtual hen party, or working on developing some new mixology skills with your new-found spare time, this may
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We’ve consulted the party planning experts for some virtual party ideas to try out if you’ve had to make changes to your hen or stag do. With all of us adjusting to a new period of social distancing, and many having to postpone or cancel the stag parties, hen dos and weddings that have been
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Sponsored Content Looking for high-street wedding dresses, or beautiful bridesmaids dresses for your girls? Dorothy Perkins has made the search super-easy with its debut bridal collection, available online and in store now. Introducing The Wedding Collection at Dorothy Perkins Wedding dresses at Dorothy Perkins From flowing full skirts and fishtails, to shorter vintage-inspired styles, discover
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Sponsored Content Sandals Resorts has long been known as a popular holiday destination for couples worldwide, with its luxury all-inclusive offering and couples-only ethos making their 15 resorts the perfect romantic haven. However, these Caribbean resorts aren’t just popular for their holidays, but also for their wedding locations, and it’s not hard to see why.
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Whether you’re planning a winter wedding, trying to channel Kate Middleton circa 2011 or just love the sleeved look, these long sleeve wedding dresses are lengths ahead of the rest. Sassi Holford, Monique Huillier, Sassi Holford Long Sleeve Wedding Dresses Ever since the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out onto the steps of Westminster Abbey in
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Not yet organised your wedding video? If the wedding budget is already looking a bit tight, Shoot It Yourself is a high-quality, budget-friendly alternative to a traditional videographer… Photography: Bevin Sutherland 5 Reasons to Shoot Your Wedding Video with Shoot It Yourself Say hello to Shoot It Yourself! The awesome alternative wedding video company, where
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From opulent hotels, elegant members’ clubs and hidden city gems, we round up the best wedding venues in London. London’s Best Wedding Venues Boasting big sprawling parks and narrow cobbled streets, cool rooftop bars and cosy, quaint pubs, huge glass skyscrapers and some of the country’s oldest buildings, London is a city with something for
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