Perfect Wedding

Perfect Wedding November 2016

Every issue will inspire you with beautiful photographs from stunning reception venues and exquisite dresses to the tiniest details of your cake and table decorations.

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited


editor’s letter

Time to be original Trying to be original, just like trying to be funny, can be a little exhausting! But every bride wants to be individual... to have her own little twist on the décor or a look that elevates her wedding style to something new and fresh. This issue, we’ve brought you some fantastic trends for 2017 so that you’ll be ahead of the game. Wedding budgets are personal, and (usually) way too small for the high expectations of your Pinterest wedding boards. This issue, we’ve got one sure-fire way to help ease your money worries – incredible dresses that all fall under £1,000. From slinky numbers to all-out princess styles, these gowns are in no way a compromise and will definitely wow as you walk the aisle. For the last few…

behind the november cover

BLUSHING BRIDE “Soft, sculpted cheeks are a must-have for any beautiful bride” Nigel Barnes, Make-up Artist FINISHING TOUCHES Team delicate sparkles with a fresh, pastel bouquet for a feminine feel STEP IT UP Complete your look with a pair of stylish bridal heels ANGELIC WAVES “Opt for a classic, romantic style with loose, flowing waves. The super-soft finish will suit all face shapes and will look fab on mid length to long hair” Kat Joyce, Hair Stylist THE DRESS This amazing mermaid dress is the epitome of understated glamour – the simple strapless neckline is oh-so flattering and the fitted design created a stunning silhouette on our gorgeous model. BEHIND THE SCENES Our live Instagram feed showed all the pretty details! COVER IMAGE: JENNI HARE; DRESS: STYLE 2707, MORI LEE £1,495; FLOWERS: WILD AT HEART (WILDATHEART.COM); HAIR: KAT JOYCE (STUARTHOLMES.CO.UK); MAKE-UP: NIGEL BARNES (NIGEL@REINVENTION.ME.UK)…

*who helped make this issue amazing!

ABIGAIL BLOOM Cordon-Bleu trained Abigail founded The Abigail Bloom Cake Company. What would she bake to impress Mary Berry? “I like keeping things simple, but executing them perfectly – so I’d choose our classic Luscious Lemon Sponge” Find out Abi’s lowdown on cake trends for next year on p63. JAMES EVANS Fitness expert James is the founder of Xtreme Boot Camps. Any top tips? “I have many, but a good one is to always give 100% in the gym, even if you look awful while doing it – because it’ll make you look great outside it!” PW’s Rachel tried out James’s boot camp – find out how she got on on p238. ADAM BURRELL Barry M Brand Ambassador Adam has worked with the likes of Little Mix, One Direction and Charli XCX. What make-up trends will be popular…

the bride room

68% OF YOU LOVE WEDDING THEMES We totes agree! Who can resist a tropical fiesta adorned with paper pineapples, eh? SQUAD GOALS Ditch those L plates – metallic tats are the hot new hen do accessory. The RT’ing went into overdrive when we posted these beauts! DREAM BAKES A WHOLE LOAD OF SUGARY GOODNESS WHIPPED UP IN A TOWER OF PASTEL PERFECTION! WE CAN SEE EXACTLY WHY THIS EPIC CAKE RACKED UP THE LIKES ON OUR INSTA FEED. Such a bright spark How sweet is this first dance shot?! The beautiful night-time setting, the pretty sparklers and the look of love – aww! Head on over to our website to see more snaps from this couple’s big day. 24 % OF OUR ONLINE READERS Will be wearing designer wedding shoes. Well, they are an investment… JUST ENGAGED! Caity and Dan Dan proposed…

pins you love

GET IN TOUCH Just engaged? Tell us about your proposal for a chance to feature in our next issue. Plus, we’d love to see pics of you enjoying our mag – tag us on social media or send to rachel@planyourperfectwedding.com SHARE YOUR SNAPS Check out our Instagram followers enjoying the latest issue We need YOU! As the UK’s number one monthly bridal mag (and part of one of the UK’s largest media companies), we constantly strive to give you the best content – and now we’d like your opinion. Insiders is a community of over 14K people. We email you surveys and for each one you complete you’re entered into a monthly prize draw to win Amazon vouchers worth £250. Join today! immediateinsiders.com facebook.com/perfectweddingmag @Perfect_Wedding planyourperfectwedding.com @perfectweddingmag…

the wedit

PRINTS CHARMING What do you get when you mix Matthew Williamsons fun prints with Papier s quality stationery? A collection of knockout designs guests will adore, thats what. papier.com Marriage material Jenny Packham is a bridal force to be reckoned with and the brand’s 2017 campaign does not disappoint. Expect jaw-dropping embellishment and e ortless dresses that are cool enough to stop you in your tracks. A major favourite of Kate Middleton, if it’s good enough for the royals... LACE IS MORE… Meet the new way to wear lace – this season, it’s all about subtlety. Peek-a-boo panels of lace on sleek gowns add a hint of sex appeal – this is a sassy take on no-e ort dressing, and the result is flawless. FLIGHT OF FANCY Bridal fashion has turned to the sky for its inspiration…