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Planning Essentials Will You Be My Bridesmaid? 42 Creative Ways to Pop The Question

Proposing to your best mates needn’t be nerve racking – we’ve got ‘will you be my bridesmaid’ ideas aplenty, from candles to custom yoga mats to the cutest proposal cards you’ve ever seen…

Beauty and Wellbeing The 17 Best Wedding Perfumes for Every Bride

From scents old and new to bridal fragrances to suit your style, here’s how to choose a wedding perfume that will evoke your big day for decades to come. Don’t go scent shopping without reading this first…

Wedding Fashion 26 Unique Engagement Rings for Alternative Brides

If a traditional solitaire isn’t for you, you’ll love these unique engagement rings. From unusual gems to modern, beautiful bands, look no further for an engagement ring that speaks to your individual style

Planning Essentials 18th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 32 Ideas for Every Budget

Celebrate 18 years of wedded bliss with a traditional porcelain gift, plus some unexpected porcelain themed wedding anniversary gift ideas that you won’t have thought of…

Beauty and Wellbeing 55 Chic Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair

If you’re after wedding hairstyle ideas for long hair, we’ve got all the bridal hair inspo you need, whether your hair is thick, thin, curly, straight or textured. Delve into these before you make a date with your hairstylist…

Planning Essentials 13th Wedding Anniversary Gift Guide: 29 Best Lace, Textile & Fur Gift Ideas

Celebrate 13 years of marriage with a traditional lace anniversary gift, or opt for the modern alternative gifts of fur and textiles

Planning Essentials 17 Sweet Ways to Honour a Deceased Loved One at Your Wedding

Whether you want to privately or publicly pay tribute to a loved one who’s passed away, these ideas will ensure that their presence is felt on your wedding day

Planning Essentials Everything You Need to Know About Jumping the Broom

Learn what it means to jump the broom, why couples choose to jump the broom at their wedding and why it’s a tradition that might not be for everyone…

Flowers 21 Beautiful Flower Crowns Ideas (& How to Make Your Own)

Flower crowns aren’t just for festival weddings, as the following inspiration proves. Learn how to make a flower crown, ask your florist to recreate one of the following or buy a flower crown online – there are more options than you’d think…

Stationery and Wording Ideas How to Adjust Your Wedding Invite Wording During COVID-19

Here’s exactly how to invite guests to a wedding during COVID-19, whether you've postponed your big day or are sending invites out at the last minute

Planning Essentials How to Decline a Wedding Invitation During Coronavirus

If you can’t go to a wedding due to COVID-19, here’s how to decline a wedding invitation with kindness, compassion and zero awkwardness

Wedding Fashion The 5 Most Popular Engagement Ring Trends for 2020

From vintage designs to modern settings and coloured stones, pore over the most popular engagement rings for 2020

Wedding Fashion What to Wear to an Indian Wedding as a Guest

Received an invite to an Indian wedding and need pointers for an outfit? We’ve got the dos and don’ts of dressing for traditional and modern Indian wedding celebrations plus Indian wedding guest outfit ideas aplenty

Planning Essentials 35 Creative Table Name Holder Ideas (and How to Make Your Own)

Whether you want to get crafty or keep it simple, we’ve got ideas aplenty for displaying your wedding table names or numbers in these seriously Instagrammable table number holders.

Wedding Songs 37 Romantic Love Song Lyrics to Use in Your Wedding

Whether in readings, vows, speeches or as inspiration for your first dance, we’ve found the best love song lyrics for your wedding day

Beauty and Wellbeing 32 Wedding Hairstyle Ideas for Black Women

Whether you’re going with the ‘fro, styling braids or seeking wedding hairstyles for curls and coils, the following hairstyle ideas for Black brides will give you inspo aplenty

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