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5 Ways To Spend Time Together On Your Wedding Day

Andrea and Daniel's' 'first look' was very romantic. Photographs by Lev Kuperman. The couple had an intimate wedding in New Jersey.

Mmm, 5 ways to spend time together on your wedding day? I bet you are thinking this is rather a strange subject for a blog post. Surely if you are getting married to your partner, you are going to be spending time together on your big day? Well yes, and no. Of course you are going to be with your partner on your big day, but...

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May 2017


What It Feels Like To Get Engaged When You Work In The Wedding Industry

Jessica and Rob. Photograph by Kate Hopewell Smith

What is it like to get engaged when you work in the wedding industry? Imagine being a photographer and spending every weekend travelling round the country to attend weddings in a professional capacity? Then, one day, the photographer finds out what it feels like to be a bride to be when she gets engaged. This is exactly what has happened to professional wedding photographer Jessica Raphael....

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March 2017


How To Plan The Perfect Sensory Wedding To Wow Your Guests

How To Plan The Perfect Sensory Wedding To Wow Your Guests

This blog post will hopefully inspire you to have a sensory wedding to wow your guests. I vividly recall the distinct smell of the book corner in my reception classroom at primary school. The heady aroma of dust, and the sweet scent of pencil-lead. They were mixed with the familiar but undeniable preserved smell of stories escaping towering bookshelves. The softness and projection of this...

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March 2017


Inspiring Recipes From The Book Living Tea To Inspire You To Be A Healthy Bride

Do you like the idea of a Blood Orangeade?

I don’t like the word diet. In fact, it kind of freaks me out. Just because you are getting married most definitely does not mean you have to be on a diet. When you are engaged, it undoubtedly focuses your mind onto eating and drinking healthily and working out (sensibly). January is kind of a difficult month to inspire you to be a healthy bride. Is...

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February 2017


How To Relax And Feel Calm The Night Before Your Wedding

Light this gorgeous set of mini candles (Baies, Figuier, Roses) by Diptique the night before your wedding.

The biggest day of your life is nearly upon you, so it is natural to feel nervous and a little overwhelmed the night before your wedding. The last thing you will want is to have to feel even more stressed than you are already experiencing. In order to prevent this from happening, get organised in the months and weeks leading up to your big day. If your...

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November 2016


How To Include And Style Your Dog On Your Wedding Day

How cute is this coral rose collar from Cupid Collars?

All you dog lovers out there will just love this blog post about how to include and style your dog on your wedding day. Since I have launched Style & the Bride, I have included quite a few weddings where dogs have featured. Some of you who are newly engaged may not even have thought about including your dog on your wedding day. However, if...

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October 2016


Top Tips For Emotional Brides And Grooms

John was very emotional when he married Emily. Photo by Joanne Dunn.

This wedding blog is not about stopping you from crying on your wedding day. If truth be known, I think there is nothing lovelier than showing your feelings on the most important day of your life. Some of my favourite wedding photographs are of emotional brides and grooms, particularly when they see their partner walk down the aisle for the first time. If you think...

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July 2016


Top Planning Tips For A Rainy Wedding Day

Make sure you have plenty of umbrellas on hand in the right colour. This pretty lace Victorian wedding umbrella is by The Brolly Shop, Not On The High Street.

As I sit in my office with the rain pelting against the windows, I couldn’t think of a more appropriate Monday wedding blog post than this one about planning tips for a rainy wedding day. If you are planning on getting married in the UK, I am sure you have already thought about the weather. I know lucky brides who have awoken to brilliant sunshine...

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June 2016


Black Tie Wedding Dress Code Explained

The stylish Mayfair black tie suit by REISS.

I know that not everyone finds it easy to comprehend dress codes, particularly a black tie wedding dress code. If you are planning a black tie wedding, and therefore naturally having a black tie wedding dress code, don’t automatically assume your guests will know what to wear. Here at Style & the Bride, we feel it is our duty to explain everything there is to...

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June 2016


Expert Wedding Tablescape Tips For Your Big Day

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Long gone are the days when all you had to worry about for your wedding is finding your dream dress, and venue. Nowadays, every detail is imperative to ensure your wedding day is as perfect as it can be. Have you thought about  your wedding tablescape yet? (in other words how the tables at your wedding reception are visually going to look in terms of...

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May 2016



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