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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 Size Wedding Should You Have? 6 Questions to Make Your Decision Easy

Stumped by what type of wedding you want? We've got six questions that'll help you narrow it down - from the size to the location.

Stationery and Wording Ideas 35 Inclusive Wedding Cards that Represent all Couples

Whether you're buying for a Black or Asian couple, a gay couple, or ones marrying in their senior years, we have the perfect engagement and wedding day cards that your loved ones will adore.

Real Weddings Real Covid Wedding: Hayley and Chris, Morden Hall in South London

An intimate December wedding pulled together in just 10 days after the couple won a micro wedding competition? That's right! You'll be amazed by Hayley and Chris' magical wedding day.

Planning Essentials What to Expect at a Nigerian Wedding: Nigerian Wedding Traditions Explained

Have you been invited to a Nigerian wedding? You'll want to get ahead of the game with our guide to the ceremony and traditions. You don't want to be caught out without money to spray...

Real Weddings Real Covid Wedding: Nicole and Rob, Langtons House in Hornchurch, East London

Instead of their 97-person reception at an industrial-chic restaurant in Canary Wharf, Nicole and Rob had only six guests join them for their ceremony in a gorgeous Georgian manor. Despite lots of setbacks, they pulled off a seriously special day.

Planning Essentials Jamaican Wedding Traditions: 9 Things to Expect at a Jamaican Wedding

Whether it's the intriguing-sounding Tun T’anks Sunday to how much rum cake you'll be eating (hint: a lot), if you're considering a Jamaican wedding or jetting to one as a guest, this is what you need to know.

Real Weddings Real Covid Wedding: Trina and Andrew, Chelsea Town Hall and Bluebird, Chelsea

With six guests at their ceremony and 30 at their afternoon tea reception, Trina and Andrew were lucky enough to keep almost all their plans the same when they married in August in an elegant London wedding.

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

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