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You and Your Wedding

You and Your Wedding November/December 2019

For every girl that ever dreamed about her perfect wedding then grew up and had to turn that dream into reality. You & Your Wedding is every bride's planning bible, written in a friendly and supportive manner each issue covers fashion, accessories, hair and beauty, receptions, gifts and honeymoon travel.

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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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this month at youandyourwedding .co.uk

1 GET YOUR KICKS Ditch the heels! We’ve sourced the most stylish – and comfortable – trainers for fashion-conscious brides. 2 IN GOOD ORDER Stationery lovers, you’ll adore these chic order-of-service ideas. 3 GIRL POWER Check out our edit of aww-inducingly cute flower girl dresses and accessories. 4 PURE BLISS Prefer pampering to partying? Massage to late-night bars? Then our list of relaxing hen party ideas is for you. 5 HONEYMOON HEAVEN There’s a Caribbean island to suit your holiday style, whether luxe or laid-back. EXCLUSIVE INSPIRATION Follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter for the latest ideas. JOIN IN THE WEDDING CHAT with other couples at youandyourwedding.co.uk/forum @YOUYOURWEDDING PHOTOGRAPH BY GETTY IMAGES. PINK DRESS BY TUTUDUMONDE.SHOES BY MANUELA DE JUAN AT CHILDRENSALON. TRAINERS BY CHARLOTTE MILLS, ASH ATJOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS, TED BAKER AT JOHN LEWIS & PARTNERS. STATIONERY BY PAPIER…

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NO.1 Colour & flowers Move away from white and ivory with pretty blush tones and flower appliqué details, or rock black florals for daring aisle style. NO.2 Modern bride From stylish separates to jumpsuits and textured layering, these high-fashion pieces blend bridal tradition with contemporary innovation. NO.3 Lovely in lace Bridal style is all about reinventing a classic. This season’s catwalks focused on mixing shapes that are unmistakably 2019, with fabrics that are truly timeless. PHOTOGRAPHS BY VALMONTBARCELONA BRIDAL FASHION WEEK, GETTY IMAGES…

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sitting pretty

What better way to lead your guests to their places than with a unique seating chart? From vegetable-seed escort cards to pretty ice-cream cupcakes, your seating plan could incorporate your interests, your wedding colours, or a personalised glass of fizz – a sure-fire way to add some sparkle! PLUS HAVE AN ECO-FRIENDLY WEDDING | CURE YOUR DRESS DOUBTS | GORGEOUS GIFTS BOTANICAL PHOTOGRAPH BY ABBY ANDERSON, STATIONERY BY MÉLANIE JOHNSSON. GLASSES PHOTOGRAPH BY MISS GEN. BAUBLES PHOTOGRAPH BY THE CURRIES. GLASSES, BOTANICAL AND BAUBLES STYLINGBY KNOT & POP. SEEDS PHOTOGRAPH BY GIULI & GIORDI. ICE-CREAM PHOTOGRAPHS BY NATALIE BRAY AND TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY, CAKES BY JENNY WENNY. SHUTTERS PHOTOGRAPH BY JULIE MICHAELSEN…

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planning news

SLICE OF HEAVEN We’ve long been partial to the delicious sponges from legendary London bakery Konditor, so we were delighted to hear of the launch of its first wedding cake range. Tiers of joy all round. Available online, in store or by phone, from £140. In the picture Artist Imogen Partridge can create a bespoke hand-drawn image of your venue. Yes, you’ll have the photographs, but there’s something indefinably romantic about watercolour illustrations, etsy.com/uk/shop/ImogenPartridge Present & correct New launches at gift-list provider The Wedding Shop include Royal wedding florist Philippa Craddock’s sublime scented candles, chic cookware from Emile Henry, homeware by Sophie Conran, and retro-style Orla Kiely bedding. VENUE INSIDER The latest openings and hottest happenings NOW HOSTS WEDDINGS The Boundary Project, London NEW SUITES Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire JUST OPENED The Langley, Buckinghamshire…

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w-day sos! we solve your issues

GOOD TO TALK? My colleagues keep asking me about my wedding. I’m worried it’s because they assume they’re invited – but I wasn’t planning on asking any of them! It’s getting awkward now, because I’ll be sending the invitations soon. Should I say something? Thea Y&YW says: It’s possible your colleagues are only asking because they’re curious, not because they’re expecting an invitation. But if your instincts are telling you otherwise, it’s worth making the situation clear. A blank “you’re not invited” on your team Slack is unlikely to keep up good relations. Instead, next time one of them asks something, give them the answer and then say, “I just wish you and the rest of the team could be there, but we’ve had to limit the guest list due to budget/space/some other…

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the venue edit: marque magic

Whether a classic marquee, a boho-luxe tepee or an elegant Raj tent, there’s a canvas out there to suit your style. But if you aren’t blessed with a large back garden, you need somewhere to put it. That’s where these beautiful venues come in, providing idyllic backdrops for a marquee celebration. RESTRICTIONS APPLY. PHOTOGRAPHS BY SCOTT WOODPHOTOGRAPHY (ISLAND HALL), ALEX LASOTA (THE HOUSEMEADOW), UNIQUE HOME STAYS, 01637 881183 (EURIDGEHOUSE), FRANK WOOD (COMPTON VERNEY), AND PURPLEPEAR TREE PHOTOGRAPHY (WOODHALL MANOR)…