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Trend Alert! Copper Infused Wedding

Metalic wedding themes have been around for years but this year we keep seeing a constant popular choice which is copper! Sliver and gold are classic colours but copper has been a big trend this year for weddings and its here to stay we can safely say! "Rose Gold" as it is otherwise know is a beuatufil choice. This bright metallic hue is having a moment right now. From wedding décor to the grooms look, have a look at how you can infuse copper into your wedding. Centre pieces: Sleek, shiny and simple copper vases are classic and on trend all in one. Cake: A copper foil cake is so pretty it's almost a shame to cut into it! Stationery: Copper foil on invitations is elegant and eyecatching. Hai

This Week We're Loving!

It's Friday! Yay! We've had a fab week here at the boutique...firstly we found out we are a finalist in the Bridal Buyer Awards as Best New Bridal Boutique in the UK and Ireland! We are beyond delighted and still on cloud nine from hearing this news! With a slightly heavy heart we also had our final visit from the lovely Nicola when she collected her wedding dress yesterday...we are always a little sad to see the girls head off with their beautiful wedding dresses but so excited for them that their big day is now so close! We can't wait to see her pictures and I know I'll be feeling super proud, Nicola was my first bride to say yes to the dress here in the boutique back in December! We've al

Your Emergency Kit Must Haves!

Weddings are such joyous occasions, but it’s no secret that the big day is accompanied by some serious stress! With racks of extra-special apparel and an undoubtedly jittery wedding party, a few knot-tying nuisances are nearly inevitable. Preparing a simple emergency kit ahead of time can provide some profound peace of mind for everyone involved. From calming sprays to safety pins, our kit is stocked to ensure that the getting-hitched goes off without a hitch! Below is our main must haves for your emergency kit! MAC Pro Longwear Concealer NYX Blotting Pappers A Mini Perfume Spare Earring backs Sure Mini Derdorant Plasters Body Tape Stain Remover Pen Hair Grips Mini Hairspray Hair brush/ comb

Trend Alert! Bridesmaids Cap Sleeve

Bridesmaid dresses with dainty cap sleeves recently hit the bridal fashion runways, time and time again this season, and whether you want a short or long dress, we love this look.They come in a multitude of fabrics, textures, and shapes including lace details, sheer fabric, and scalloped edges. Trust us when we say your wedding party will thank you for letting them cover up their shoulders but still look cute and on-trend. They even read as romantic when paired with chiffon and sheer fabrics. If you really want to try something different, create a palette and let your bridesmaids choose a dress in their favorite color for a mismatched look. We have chosen our four favourite bridesmaids cap s

How to look ‘Picture Perfect’ EVERYTIME!

Ever wondered why you look ghostly white in your pictures from a night on the tiles, or how the celebs always seem to look picture perfect, even in selfies? Well here are some tips on how makeup can help you look your most fabulous picturesque self for professional photographs or even your own camera phone. The Importance of Natural Light: If possible, try to apply your makeup in natural light! Lighting is important to the outcome of the colour, especially foundation or HD powder application. Any dark lighting, yellowed light, such as bathroom mirror lights can sometimes totally throw the look you’re creating – you’ll leave the room thinking you look fantastic but it may look heavy handed

Trend Alert! Signature Wedding Cocktails

Rainbow Infused wedding Cocktails Colorful Daytime Cocktails For daytime weddings, opt for cocktails with light, bright citrusy flavors. We're thinking a riff on a tequila sunrise is sure to lure guests to the bar. Whimsical Garnishes If guests are having to wait a while before they eat, then make a cocktail that is heavy on the garnishes. Load it up with skewers of fruit for a cocktail like the piña colada (or veggies if it's a Bloody Mary). Then play it up with a colorful straw and a customized stir stick. These wedding cocktails have cartoon images of the bride or groom along with their names and the date of the wedding. Retro Throwback If you're planning a themed wedding (the '50s, for e

Say Yes to the Dress...Essense D1702

There is so much love in the boutique this week for this gorgeous blush wedding dress from Essense of Australia. Brides are loving this beautiful ball gown which is the perfect look for the modern princess bride! The fit of this wedding dress is amazing from the beautiful lace fitted bodice to the soft organza skirt. It's a very flattering silhouette for accentuating a girl’s natural waist at the smallest point. We've seen this gown on both curvier and slimmer girls and it's really a style that looks beautiful on all shapes. This may be partly due to the sweetheart neckline that frames the face, dipping in the middle like a heart helping make brides look taller. It's also great for accentuat