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Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now there’s work to be done. With the latest trends, helpful articles, expert advice and tons of ideas, we’ll make your wedding planning process as stress-free and fun as possible. Whether you’re choosing your wedding theme, making a budget or finding your dream venue, we've got you covered from the proposal to the big day and beyond.

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Planning Essentials

51 Thoughtful Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

Make this Valentine's Day extra-special for your wife, girlfriend or fiancée - we've found 2021's most romantic and thoughtful gifts for women

By Hannah Davies, 21/01/21

Planning Essentials

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him: 50 Unique Ideas He’ll Love

Whether you want something cool, cheeky, funny or romantic, we've found the Valentine's gifts for him. Don't worry they're (nearly) all non-cheesy, and will delight even the hardest-to-buy-for boyfriend, fiancé or husband.

By Hannah Davies, 21/01/21

Ceremony and Reception

28 TV & Film Wedding Venues You'll Probably Recognise

Give your wedding an A-list vibe by hosting it at one of these famous film and TV backdrops. From the home of the Bridgerton family to the scenes of Killing Eve and Sex Education, there's a film and TV wedding venue to suit every watcher's taste.

By Emily Deane, 21/01/21

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.

By Helen Pye, 20/01/21

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!

By Helen Pye, 15/01/21

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.

By Helen Pye, 13/01/21

Planning Essentials

22 Seriously Romantic Outdoor Proposal Ideas

Take your proposal to new heights with a hot air balloon ride, head to your local flower farm for a picture-perfect proposal or get down on one knee in front of your favourite landmark!

By Emily Deane, 13/01/21

Honeymoons

The 50 Best Honeymoon Destinations Around the World for 2021

Struggling to narrow down your search for the perfect honeymoon destination? We've picked the best locations for your first getaway as newlyweds in 2021, from the most romantic spots in Europe to far-flung paradise islands

By Hannah Davies, 12/01/21

Planning Essentials

I Invited 800+ Guests to My South Asian Wedding - Now I Wish I Got Married During Covid

When Sami returned to the venue she'd hosted her wedding to watch her niece marry in front of just 30 people, everything she felt about her own day changed. Here Sami explains why Covid can't break the spirit of an Asian wedding

By Sami Rahman, 11/01/21

Wedding Fashion

31 Perfect Plus Size Wedding Dresses

Shop our edit of the best plus-size wedding dresses, from cool and casual boho styles to floor-length gowns that really bring the glamour. We've included trend-led looks as well as classic plus-size dresses that will stand the test of time

By Hannah Davies, 08/01/21

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.

By Helen Pye, 06/01/21

Planning Essentials

Are Weddings Allowed During Lockdown? The Latest Covid Wedding Rules Explained

As England is plunged into a third national lockdown, wedding ceremonies have been put on hold. Here's what this means for your day - and what the Coronavirus guidelines for weddings look like in the rest of the UK

By Emily Deane, 05/01/21

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.

By Helen Pye, 05/01/21

Ceremony and Reception

The 20 Best Historic Wedding Venues in the UK

We've rounded up some of our favourite historic wedding venues. Dripping with character and grand features, you'll be more than a little tempted to make these venues part of your own history.

By Emily Deane, 05/01/21

Planning Essentials

37 Long Distance Relationship Gifts Your Other Half Will Love

Being in a long distance relationship can be tough; let your partner know you’re thinking of them with one of these 37 thoughtful long distance relationship gifts spanning all tastes & budgets.

By Rebecca Fearn, 04/01/21

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.

By Helen Pye, 04/01/21