Annette & Christopher’s Real Wedding

Annette and Christopher brought two cultures together with their marriage and were lucky enough to celebrate twice – once in Nigeria, and once in the UK.  Their Nigerian wedding was full of colour and excitement, and their UK celebration was a traditional affair featuring a church wedding, a glamorous white dress and an incredible 10 tier wedding cake!

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Two Sottero & Midgley Bridal Gowns

For her wedding in Essex Annette tried on between 12 and 20 dresses before finding ‘the one’ and eventually bought two dresses – one for the day time and a separate gown for the evening.  Both dresses that the bride-to-be chose were from Sottero & Midgley; one was purchased in Texas, and the other from Grace and Lace Bridals in Colchester, Essex.  The bride-to-be looked incredible and felt amazing in the gowns that she chose, which were teamed up with super comfortable shoes from Jenny Packham and Your Perfect Day.

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Annette chose her sister and sister-in-law to be her bridesmaids and both girls wore a design called America, from the designer Forever Yours.

To perfect her bridal look, Annette had extensions put into her hair two days before the wedding – and the on the morning of, a makeup artist made the bride-to-be look like a princess.  Annette carried a white, silk bouquet as she walked down the aisle that had been created from the flowers used at her sister’s recent wedding. 

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Christopher & Annette’s supplier list
Wedding Dresses by: Sottero & Midgley
Bridalwear Shop by: Grace and Lace Bridal – Colchester
Photography by: Photography by Obi