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If you are the early stages of planning your wedding, you have probably not set a date yet. Sometimes your wedding date is dependent on the venue having availability, which means you might not be getting married during your favoured time of year. Whether you are getting married in the spring, summer, autumn or wedding, this section is all about real weddings in different seasons. Years ago, the most popular time for weddings was spring and summer. Although this is still the case, weddings in the autumn and winter are gaining in popularity. Here at Style & the Bride, we have noticed a growing trend for winter weddings. Many couples like to get married around Christmas, i.e. just before and then use the Christmas period as their honeymoon. The winter weddings we feature in this seasonal weddings section don’t tend to have a Christmas theme, but instead are weddings with more of an ‘ice queen’ ‘sparkle kind of feel. The brides often tend to wear wedding dresses with longer sleeves and opt for receptions with plenty of sparkle and glitz. When we look at seasonal weddings for this section, we are often attracted to weddings where the couple have incorporated the colours from the season into their big day i.e. for autumn, they have used a lot of reds, browns, and golden colours, for winter, they have opted for a palette of silvers, whites, and greys, for spring, they have chosen pastel shades, and for summer, they have opted for blues, or brighter more citrus shades. If you have just had a seasonal wedding, we would love to hear from you. Do email marina@styleandthebride.co.uk with a synopsis of your wedding and around 15-20 low-res images.

A Relaxed And Personal Wedding With An Autumnal Feel in Ireland

A fabulous photograph of Ellen and Ben at their personal wedding.

I know summer weddings are incredibly popular, but I just love the feel of Ellen and Ben’s personal wedding with an autumnal feel in Ireland. The couple married on the 15th October last year at Cloughjordan House in Tipperary in Ireland. Ellen and Ben first met in Bordeaux, France. They were both studying abroad on their Erasmus year. ‘Ben was studying accounting and finance and...

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July 2017


An Elegant Winter Wedding In Ireland With A Relaxed & Fun Atmosphere

Susan and Stephen at their elegant winter wedding

What’s happened to summer? As I look outside at the pouring rain outside my office, I yearn for warmer days ahead. It almost, well almost feels like back to winter. Talking about winter... Today on Style & the Bride, we are focusing on Susan and Stephen’s elegant winter wedding in Ireland. The couple married on 24th February this year at Tankardstown House, Slane, Co.Meath. They first...

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June 2017


A Beautiful And Rustic Autumnal Wedding In Surrey

A glorious photograph of Hannah and Alex at their rustic autumnal wedding.

Who says you have to get married in the spring or summer? Autumn weddings can look so pretty. One only has to look at Hannah and Alex’s rustic autumnal wedding in Surrey to see this. The couple married in October last year at Nonsuch Mansion. They met online (another of Style & the Bride’s couple to meet successfully online!), and dated for three years before...

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June 2017


A Gorgeous Barn Wedding In The Winter With A Palette Of White And Gold

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Who says you can’t have a barn wedding in the winter? For those of you who think a barn wedding is more suitable for a spring or summer wedding, think again. A barn wedding in the winter can look absolutely magical. You don’t have to look further than Aless and Robert’s gorgeous barn wedding in the winter at Kingscote Barn, Tetbury, in Gloucestershire. The couple...

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April 2017


A Stunning And Magical Winter Wonderland Wedding In Dorset

Emma's shawl was also from Hannah Elizabeth Bridal.

Spring may just have started in the UK, but I know there are plenty of you out there who are planning a winter wedding. If you are, then you are in luck today. I am sharing Emma and Jonathan’s magical winter wonderland wedding in Dorset. The couple’s wedding ceremony took place at Romsey Abbey on the 22nd December 2016, followed by a reception at Sopley...

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March 2017


A Classic Autumn Wedding In Nottinghamshire With Touches Of Deep Reds And Purples

A stunning photograph of Elly and Dean at their classic Autumn wedding.

If you are planning an Autumn wedding, I am certain you will find many ideas to take away from the beautiful and classic autumn wedding of Elly and Dean. The couple married on Saturday the 8th October 2016 at The Old Vicarage Boutique hotel in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Elly and Dean first met at a pub when Elly was on her holidays from Australia in the UK. ‘It was...

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March 2017


A Stunning Castle Winter Wedding In Scotland With Gothic Details

A dreamily romantic photograph of Kimberley and Alan at their castle winter wedding.

I can’t help staring at the photographs from Kimberley and Alan’s stunning castle winter wedding in Scotland. The reason for this is that they are just so utterly beautiful. Their photographer is Andrew Rae. This is the first time I am featuring the work of Andrew, and I am seriously impressed. His photographs capture all the emotion and beauty of their day, and I am...

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March 2017


The Prettiest Ideas For A Spring Pale Yellow Wedding Theme

This lemon dress and tailored jacket, style 25999 by John Charles London is a great choice for the mother of the bride.

Would you consider a pale yellow wedding theme for your spring wedding? Although many brides don’t automatically think of yellow when it comes to their wedding, it is very fashionable at the moment. A pale yellow wedding theme is without a doubt simply perfect for a spring wedding. Add ivory or white into the mix for a very pretty feel. It is natural to shy...

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February 2017


A Simply Stunning Rustic Winter Wedding In Sussex With A Christmas Feel

Amy and Tim on the dance floor.

Although I adore weddings all year round, there is just something so magical about a winter wedding around Christmas time. Amy and Tim’s rustic winter wedding took place just before Christmas last year. The couple first met at work, but didn’t start dating until years later. They dated for six and half years before Tim proposed to Amy at home on her 28th birthday. Amy couldn’t...

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February 2017


A Beautiful Antique Gold & Classic Wintery Wedding In Somerset

Katherine's wedding dress was perfect for their classic wintery wedding.

Katherine and Nick’s classic wintery wedding in Somerset has literally just taken place! The couple got married on the 7th January 2017 at North Cadbury Court in Somerset. They spent the 5th to the 8th there celebrating. Katherine and Nick first met at Westbourne Studios in London’s Notting Hill. ‘We are complete opposites in every way and it took us a long time to accept...

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January 2017



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