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Helen Pye

Helen Pye

Helen is Hitched’s Deputy Editor. She loves a good wedding and has plenty of stories to tell if you ask nicely. You’ll find her hopping on a plane to discover the world’s best honeymoon destinations and seeking out the most incredible wedding venues across the UK. Whether it’s the latest trends, celeb wedding news or interviewing real brides, if it’s... important for you to know, she’ll be writing about it. She has an unhealthy obsession with Netflix, country music and M&S jumpers. Helen has written for Stylist, Radio Times, The Telegraph and Independent, and appeared on BBC Radio. View more

Articles published by Helen Pye

Planning Essentials What Your First Month of Wedding Planning Looks Like in 2021

Arm yourself with wine, a therapist and your best friend on speed dial - it's time to start thinking about planning your wedding!

Real Weddings Real Covid Wedding: Emma and Ross, Wotton House in Surrey

Emma and Ross had to change their wedding plans three times, eventually finding a whole new venue for their intimate October wedding. It was worth the wait as they hosted an elegant, fairytale day for themselves and 14 guests.

Real Weddings An Outdoor Vineyard Wedding in Essex with a St Patrick Dress and Relaxed BBQ

Holly and Lee were blessed with a beautifully sunny day in September 2019 for their vineyard wedding, which burst with bright colours and personal touches.

Beauty and Wellbeing 28 Incredible Black Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists You Need on Your Radar

Whether you're looking for inspiration or know the exact look you want, you'll want to be following these amazing Black MUAs and hair stylists on Instagram now.

Planning Essentials Is It OK to Keep Wedding Gifts from Uninvited Guests?

Will your uninvited guests think you're rude to keep their gifts? Or is it rude to offer to return them? Here's what to do and say if you've had to uninvite guests from your wedding.

Honeymoons The World’s Best Honeymoon Destinations By Month

Want to know where in the world you'll get the best value and weather for your honeymoon? Here's our guide to where to go when - and the best things to do on your honeymoon

Planning Essentials 25 Common Wedding Planning Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

From hidden costs to wet weather plans and forgotten legal documents, don't make any of these wedding planning mistakes with our handy list!

Real Weddings Real Covid Wedding: Roisin and Adam, Treseren in Cornwall

Roisin and Adam were due to have 200 guests at their wedding, before they decided to elope with just their parents (and dogs!) to witness the day. It was a stunning, romantic elopement in the gorgeous Cornish countryside with a beach photoshoot.

Planning Essentials 15 Things Every Couple Needs to Do As Soon As You Get Engaged

Getting the ring is the best feeling in the world... but what happens next?! Every just engaged couple needs to read this

Budget How to Make a Wedding Budget: 7 Easy Steps to Staying on Track

It's easy to get caught up in wedding planning and forget your bank balance might not match the ideas in your head. Here's how to come up with a wedding budget and actually stick to it!

Planning Essentials How to Get Married: Your Step-by-Step Guide

The legal process of getting married can be baffling, so we've explained it all in six simple steps.

Budget How to Plan an Amazing Budget Wedding for £3,000

Planning a budget wedding for £3,000? Make the most of your money and follow our simple costs breakdown so you stay within your budget.

Planning Essentials 13 Things That Every Bride Experiences After Getting Engaged

If you've just got engaged, you'll relate to every single one of these feelings - from exciting celebrations to budget-induced panic!

Wedding Fashion 46 Best Engagement Rings: Where to Buy the Best Engagement Rings Online in the UK

From the chic and classic to the truly contemporary, these are the best engagement rings for 2020, with something to suit every style and budget.

Planning Essentials The Best Engagement Announcement Ideas: 21 Ways to Break the News

Getting engaged is incredibly exciting, so use one of these creative engagement announcement ideas which are just as special as the news itself!

Planning Essentials The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Planning: 17 Steps to Your Dream Day

Make your wedding journey simple and manageable with our 17 step wedding planning guide.

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