At the upcoming V&A exhibition due to open in May
We can't wait for the opening of this exhibition of wedding dresses, spanning 1775-2014, at the Victoria &Albert museum in London. The exhibition will showcase around 70 wedding outfits and numerous accessories, and will include garments by designers such as Norman Hartnell (who designed the Queen's wedding dress!), Christian Lacroix, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano and Victorian designer Charles Frederick Worth. It also features the purple dress worn by Dita Von Teese when she got married to Marilyn Manson, and the outfits worn by Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale. This promises to be a
It's time to be booking for your summer wedding if you haven't already!
The period between Christmas and New Year is often a good time for newly engaged couples to start thinking about their summer weddings. Even if it's just surfing the web to find the perfect summer wedding venue! Assuming you are doing just that, we have two gorgeous ones that we think would be absolutely ideal for a wedding in the summer months. Built in 1697, Barnsley House, located in the Cotswolds, is a boutique hotel (100 people max!) with stunningly beautiful gardens and three different areas where you can choose to tie the knot. We love the sound of the Gothic Summer House, but our absolute favourite is outside their breathtakingly pretty Temple - we can't imagine anything
Deer Park Country House Hotel is quintessentially English
Deer Park Country House hotel is a beautiful, 18th century Georgian house near Exeter. For those of you who aspire to create the ultimate English country wedding, you can't get more English than this! With over 80 acres of stunning grounds featuring wild flower meadows, woodland walks, manicured lawns and riverside trails it offers every single type of English traditional outdoors - and you can even tie the knot in a secret garden surrounded by wild flowers. So if you can picture yourself
On a smaller scale... and in the country..
Just following up from our last blog, we thought it was worth flagging up that luxury wedding venues can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes! Pennyhill Park is nestled in over 100 acres of beautiful woodland and parkland, and its 19th century mansion is surrounded by elegant garden terraces. Not only do they have an abundance of rooms to choose from but you can also hang out in their unrivalled 5 star spa facilities. We definitely like the sound of that!