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Brides UK

Mar/Apr 2019

Brides is a celebration of marriage, combining inspirational fashion stories with the most romantic honeymoon destinations, contemporary features on marriage and directional styles for the home.

United Kingdom
Conde Nast Publications Ltd
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6 Issues


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bringing you brides

SOPHIE CULLENBrides’ go-to for all things beauty (she’s attended over 250 events to bring you the latest news and innovations), Sophie compiled and wrote our essential new-season edit, Hello, Spring! (p67). She says: ‘I’ve curated the best new buys for 2019: from vegan lippies to smart skincare, there’s something for every bride-to-be.’ZOE ROBERTSONZoe is head of beauty at PUSH PR. In A Love Letter To Mr R (p116), she writes about how her husband helped her through her fight with cancer. She says: ‘Just as I had the all-clear, Jade asked me to write the piece. I shed so many tears writing it and reading it to friends and family, but each time it made me stronger. Here’s to a healthy and happy 2019!’HANNAH SUMMERSThe freelance travel and food writer…

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how will you style it in 2019?

(PORTRAIT: GRAEME MONTGOMERY. DRESS (MAIN IMAGE): VERA WANG)AS WE SPEED INTO ANOTHER WEDDING SEASON, the discussion at Brides HQ has been about all the newly emerging wedding trends: what will stay, what will go and what should never have got started in the first place. Some are undeniably beautiful – the petal-like layers and lingerie-styled underpinnings of light-as-air ballgowns that dominated the new bridal collections. Or the genius mixing of fresh and faux flowers by florists who will ensure that not one of your guests can tell the difference. But some of the others? Well, you decide…Would you take a professional photographer on honeymoon with you? Some brides now do. After spending a significant slice of their wedding fund professionally capturing every moment of the wedding day, they also want…

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the brıdes diary

PHILIP HAMMOND FLOWERSBRIDES’ SOPHIE CULLEN WITH ALESSANDRA STEINHERRCLINIQUEThe Brides Beauty HubOn a Sunday in October, Brides transformed The Dorchester’s ballroom into a one-stop beauty shop. Experts from Creed, Caudalíe and many more busted skincare myths and ironed out wellness worries. Readers soaked up insider knowledge with one-to-one consultations and relaxed with gorgeous treatments.THE BRIDES HONEYMOON BOOK CLUB AT THE CORINTHIAWe toasted the launch of the Brides Honeymoon Book Club with a literary-inspired dinner at the Corinthia Hotel in London. Guests including Alexandra Shulman and Sophie Kinsella recalled their most-loved novels, while sipping Laurent-Perrier Champagne and enjoying their personalised gifts from The Daily Edited.JESSICA FELLOWES, JADE BEER, SOPHIE KINSELLA AND ALEXANDRA SHULMANLADURÉEROJA PARFUMS2 MAY 2019UPCOMING: AN EXCLUSIVE SHOPPING EVENT AT BURLINGTON ARCADEBrides invites you to London’s Burlington Arcade for an exclusive…

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brides everywhere

COCO BODU HITHI, MALDIVES (@BRIDESMAGAZINE)INSTAGRAMWish you were here?The most luxurious resorts and romantic destinations… your dream honeymoon list will run long when you spy our lush locations on Instagram.PINTERESTIN FULL BLOOMWhen it comes to wedding flower inspo, you’ll find everything you need on our Pinterest board.PINTEREST.COM/BRIDESMAGAZINEBRIDESMAGAZINE.CO.UKTHE LOOK OF LOVECan’t get enough of wedding photos? (We know the feeling!) Head to the real-life weddings section on our website for ideas and inspiration from couples who’ve been there.FACEBOOKThe time of your lifeFrom a planning countdown calendar to tips on what not to do the night before, join us on Facebook for the latest and greatest bridal advice.FACEBOOK.COM/BRIDESMAGAZINENAEEM KHANTWITTERSweet savingsWedding budget = stress? Stay calm with our Tweets on all the best moneysaving tips and tricks.@BRIDESMAGAZINENEWSLETTERNO MORE FOMO!Sign up to our newsletter on…

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the i do edit

FRESH findsOur roundup of the most covetable new gown and shoe collectionsFrench ConnectionFollowing its sell-out bridal debut in 2018, the brand launches its second collection for spring 2019, with modern yet ethereal gowns, a cool lace jumpsuit and wear-me-again maids’ dresses. £130-£295, frenchconnection.comCHLOE GOSSELINLoved by A-listers such as Nicole Kidman and Keira Knightley, the French model-turned-shoe designer launches her latest stylish collection for SS19, including these bride-worthy lace styles. Available at farfetch.comRIME ARODAKY LES PREMIERESIn homage to her head seamstresses, the French designer unveils six intricate couture looks as part of her 2019 collection – from balletic silk to layers of blush tulle. POA, available exclusively in the Paris showroom. rime-arodaky.comVictoria SandersWith a 10-year career in fashion (latterly at Matthew Williamson, where she helped create this gown for Rosanna Falconer,…

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big day lookbook

You’re invited… to step into an enchanted, bloom-filled celebration bursting with covetable details. Shot at Cheshire’s breathtaking Dorfold Hall (the gardens of which are often described as reminiscent of the secret garden in Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic novel of that name), this stunning shoot, styled by event planners For The Love Of Weddings, is a floral fairytale brought to life. Petals in a palette of soft peaches and pinks – offset by foliage and pops of purple – set the tone, complemented by tables adorned with yet more flowers, sumptuous silks and opulent gold touches. Add luxe bespoke stationery, a beautifully ethereal cake and an exquisite gown and you have the key to unlock the Secret Garden wedding of your dreams…FLORAL DISPLAY Urn of flowers (including Café Au Lait and…