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Should men wear a wedding ring?

Should men wear a wedding ring?

It’s a question that we’ve seen pop up time and time again… why don’t all married men wear their wedding ring? Now, yes, you can jump to an immediate negative conclusion – that the men involved are suspiciously looking to hide the fact that they are married, but often there...
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Moleskine Wedding Journal – show you mean business!

As I’m sure you can imagine, we receive a number of press releases in the NWD Wedding inbox every week… not all of them make us stop and take notice. This week, however, we received an email that not only made us stop and look, but click through and order! Now that’s some good PR!...
forty days of dating: movie coming soon

forty days of dating: movie coming soon

And now for something completely different… a piece of reality content in the making (still live at the time of writing); forty days of dating is an experiment between two friends, to date, for forty days and see what happens. So will it end in a wedding? Who knows… but it’s an addictive piece of...
Suited and Booted

Suited and Booted

One of Northern England’s premium designer lifestyle stores, Psyche has won multiple awards for their retailing and has evolved over thirty years into an iconic destination for men, women and children to indulge in accessible designer fashion. Established in 1982, their tailoring department has undergone a recent renovation and is now one of the largest...

Wed and Breakfast

The Holiday Inn Colchester hotel has launched a ‘wed & breakfast’ package that includes a complete wedding and free honeymoon anywhere in the world for only £2,499*. Now I get sent a random variety of offers, some for products that I can’t even imagine when that would be useful… But this offer struck me as...

Choosing Your Bridal Jewellery

Your wedding day has to be the most special day in your life. Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding. It takes months of preparations to get a bride ready for D day. Wedding preparations include shopping for clothes, shoes and accessories. Jewellery is vital for any bride and choosing the right...
A Guide to Buying Wedding Rings

A Guide to Buying Wedding Rings

Your big day is booked, you have found your dream dress, chosen the perfect venue, and it feels like your guest list has been written and rewritten at least twenty times! It is now time to start thinking about your wedding rings, and with so much choice out there you will soon discover this is...
Can I have a wedding blessing after my civil ceremony?

Can I have a wedding blessing after my civil ceremony?

Dear Resident Reverend, My fiance and I live in Bristol and are planning to get married this summer at a venue licensed for civil ceremonies in Cheltenham. I had hoped that we would be able to have a wedding blessing or ‘service of prayer and dedication’ immediately after the civil ceremony (at the same venue),...
Wedding Invitations – Planning Your Design

Wedding Invitations – Planning Your Design

So he has finally proposed!  You have done some searching around and found a suitable venue for the ceremony and reception. The date is set and it is time to make a start of that list of jobs that need to be taken care of before the big day arrives. Top of that list is...

Wedding fashion for 2012

One of the downsides of weddings is that there are certain sartorial rules you’ll need to follow: never wear white, keep your hemline at a reasonable length and avoid revealing fabric, among others. But there’s no reason why you can’t give a nod to the latest fashions without breaching the laws of wedding etiquette. Here’s...

How to shop for your wedding outfit

For most of us, weddings present one of life’s most challenging sartorial problems. Not only is there the question of the dress code (How formal is ‘formal’? Does casual mean jeans and trainers or simply higher heels and shorter skirts?), there are also the hours spent trawling the shops in the attempt to find the...
Two dress or not two dress?

Two dress or not two dress?

The format of a wedding is one which is pretty standard. It usually involves two lovers, one dress, a ceremony and then some form of a reception. However, with times changing there is a new trend emerging… the second wedding dress! Imagine the following scenario; the bride is wearing a traditional ivory strapless floor length...
Choose the Right Wines for Your Wedding

Choose the Right Wines for Your Wedding

The big day requires all of the finest and most beautiful finishing touches, including place settings, flowers, candles and of course – the right wines! This is going to ensure that the meals whet the appetite of guests and that there is plenty of cheer all around. So today I thought we’d take a closer...