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A wedding is such a special time for the bridal couple, and we think the groom deserves to be pampered as much as the bride. This is where Oscar Hunt excels – offering exceptional service (whisky anyone?) and attention to detail to create the perfect suit for this important occasion. In parallel with the bride

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Each Lisa Gowing collection features her signature hand draped silks and couture construction embellished with exquisite French and Italian laces and embroidery. Always considering the bride’s body shape Lisa creates gowns that are timeless, yet modern and always so feminine, and can be paired with tulle skirt overlays and lace edged veils. Handmade in Australia,

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A bride will often really like a wedding gown but when I dress her up with a veil, headpiece and fur, she ‘loves’ it! I always say the dress is the centrepiece. Then you match everything to it.The veil that you choose must suit your dress. I love a long veil  – it should go

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As a groom, where do you start if you’re not sure about your style, or what would be appropriate for your wedding day? This is the one day where some advice and consultation will be the best thing you can do for yourself! Are you the sort of fella who loves conservative, or do you

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One of the most iconic pieces of sewing equipment is the tape measure. A good dressmaker never goes anywhere without one! Mary Poppins used one to ‘measure up’ the children when she moved into Cherry Tree Lane, Mr Ollivander measured Harry for his wand in the shop in Diagon Alley, and even Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother

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KarlieWhat a wonderful 20th anniversary year it has been for couture wedding designer Samantha Wynne’. Today, in the last of our commemorative ‘Real Bride’ features, we focus on Karlie.Name of Bride: KarlieYear of Wedding: 2013Age at the time of wedding: 30 years oldLocation of Wedding: Guildford Grammar School Chapel followed by a reception at Royal

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To design the perfect wedding gown that reflects the bride’s personality and dreams, is truly a rare talent. There is nothing like the feeling of putting on the gown that is probably the most beautiful dress you will ever wear, on the day of the wedding. Louise of Louise Alvarez Couture understands this and puts

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How special is it when you see your beloved at the end of the aisle looking so handsome in a well fitted suit or outfit? Not to mention the sparkle he feels knowing he looks his fabulous best too! Briggins offers a travelling tailoring service – enabling your fiancé to be fitted for a suit

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McKenzieCelebrating her 20th anniversary this year as a couture wedding designer, today we feature another one of Samantha Wynne’s ‘Real Brides’, McKenzie, from 2013.Name of bride: McKenzie Pugh Age at wedding: 30 Year married: 2013 Location of ceremony and reception: Wills Domain, YallingyupColour theme: White, green and blackCake flavour: Cupcakes – two flavours, chocolate mud

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In a studio surrounded with beautiful laces, silks and tulle it is little wonder that Peter of Peter de Petra Bridal Couture feels inspired to create the perfect bridal gown. With an eye for the classical, the timeless and the elegant, his gowns are handcrafted using couture techniques that ensure a beautiful fit. With a

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Of the many, many choices brides have to make while planning their wedding, one of the most visible is ‘what are you going to wear on your head’? As with everything else, there are squillions of options, so I thought I’d (hopefully) help some of you ladies out by giving you a visual guide to

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What does it mean to you to have the gown of your dreams to wear on your wedding day? We’ve not yet met a bride who doesn’t want to express her own style and vision through the choice of her gown, and at Demetrios Bridal you are spoiled for choice. From lace to beaded embellishments,

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The moment we’ve all been waiting for – the Vera Wang Spring Collection!Vera Wang, the brand that needs no introduction, has just released their Spring 2016 Collection and we are in love! Held to the highest esteem by the fashion industry and brides to be all over the world, Vera Wang continues to make waves

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As a leading bespoke online tailor, our team at InStitchu knows a lot about trends, styles and collections! Men who design their own suit on InStitchu choose from a range of custom fabrics, styles and colours – from the classic navy dinner jacket to a beige linen summer suit. Our customers let us know exactly

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There are far fewer joys in this world than planning your wedding to the love of your life. There is the ceremony, the reception, the honeymoon and all the magic of your lives together that follows. With all that comes with planning the actual wedding day, for many of us, it’s all about the dress.

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