How much does an average wedding cost?

Piggy Bank - How Much Does An Average Wedding Cost

The question on every budget-savvy couple’s lips: How much does an average wedding cost?

One of the first questions bride-to-bes ask when setting aside their budget is “how much does an average wedding cost?” Firstly, there’s no such thing as an ‘average’ wedding day, because all weddings are unique and all brides will have a different budget! What’s important is that you set a budget and try to stick to it, or if you think you’re going over budget in one area, pull back in another...

Our favourite bridal accessories trends for 2016

Simply Beautiful Bridal Accessories Trends

Swoon at these to-die-for bridal accessories trends as advised by accessories queen Victoria Millésime

Every so often during a bride’s journey to the aisle, the stars align, and she finds exactly what she’s looking for. I’m thrilled to say that when I met Vicky, owner and designer at bridal accessories boutique Victoria Millésime, she totally understood my bridal vision for vintage bling and I came away with a stunning piece for my own wedding (shh, it’s a secret)...

Marianne and Jack: A glorious summer wedding

Marianne and Jack - Nonsuch Manor

Lovebirds Marianne and Jack held a glorious summer wedding at Nonsuch Mansion

This love story begins on 28th June 2008 and is cemented on 27th June 2015 – almost 7 years to the day since Marianne and Jack first met through Jack’s best friend (and best man), Julian. Marianne tells her summer wedding love story to Bouquet Catch. We first met at our mutual friend Julian’s birthday, although thanks to the consumption of quite a lot of wine on my part I think I spent most of the night talking AT him...

Love Story: Tamara and Clive

Tamara and Clive Collage

The big fat Jewish family wedding

Once in a while, there’s a love story that resonates more than most. For me, it was my brother Clive and his wife (and my now sister-in-law) Tamara’s. Meeting at almost exactly the same time as my fiancé and I, the four of us have shared many family occasions, nights out and nights in together, the boys becoming like brothers and the girls like sisters...

Review: The National Wedding Show 2015

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The UK’s biggest (and still best) wedding show

Undeniably, the best thing about The National Wedding Show is its size and the sheer number of things to do and see. Held at London Olympia, Birmingham and Manchester, there’s ample room for the hundreds of suppliers catering for literally every single aspect of your wedding – from music, to stationery, to unique entertainment ideas, to of course, the dress. Brides flock from all over the country to find ‘the one’: a designer gown at a knocked-down price...