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Alternative Wedding Dresses for Rock n Roll Princesses

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Alfred Angelo, America’s oldest and largest family-owned and operated bridal company, was founded by Alfred Angelo Piccione in Philadelphia. Since 1933 they have been designing wedding attire for brides of all tastes, styles and budgets. So when they got in touch asking if I’d like to showcase some of their quirkier styles on my blog, I jumped at the chance. After all, that’s what I do best!

Their range is extensive (250 dresses and counting!) so it really wasn’t that difficult for me to find dresses that would please even the pickiest of alternative brides. Oh I do love my job.

Rock Princess

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Even the most Rock n Roll amongst us do sometimes dream of being a princess for the day – there’s no shame in that! If a big beautiful ballgown is what you’re after then feast your eyes on these beauties. Add some Alexander McQueen skull suede pumps, a Butler and Wilson skull tiara and oddles of black leather jewellery and you’re ready to rock my friend.

Boho Babe

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How To Make Your Own Wedding Rings

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I wouldn’t call myself particularly artistic. I love to write and I’m not bad at taking the odd photograph, but anything more fiddly and I’m all fingers and thumbs! So when Rachel Jeffrey got in touch asking if Gareth and I would like to visit her studio to make some rings, I was slightly apprehensive.

Despite my nerves, bright and early on Monday morning, we jumped in the car and headed up to Wheathampstead, just outside of St Albans, for a day of ring making. We were actually both super-excited about what was in store, neither of us had ever done anything like this before and we were intrigued as to what it would be like.

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Win Your Dream Wedding Dress from Sincerity Bridal and a Luxury Honeymoon to The Islands Of The Bahamas

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I’m sure, at some point, most brides have dreamt about getting away from it all. Let’s face it, planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful so who wouldn’t daydream about packing it all in and jetting off to elope in The Bahamas!? Well your fantasy might be a little closer than you think, with these two amazing competitions that I have for you today!

Sincerity Bridal, known worldwide for their gorgeous bridal and evening gowns, have just recently launched their Bahamas Collection of wedding dresses. The gorgeous new range boasts 16 beautiful gowns, each named after one of the 16 main islands of The Bahamas.

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To celebrate, Sincerity Bridal and the Bahamas Tourist Office have joined forces and are offering you the chance to win a luxury honeymoon in The Bahamas, staying at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort, and the wedding dress of your dreams from the collection.

Entering both contests couldn’t be easier. For the opportunity to snag your wedding dress simply visit the Sincerity website and answer the stupidly easy question “How many dresses are there in the Sincerity Bahamas collection?” (Hint: I’ve answered it in this blog post!) Full competition Ts & Cs can be downloaded here.

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Have a Magical Wedding at Fowey Hall, Cornwall

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If you’re after a wedding venue that will let you do anything you could possibility dream up, then you have to check out Fowey Hall. Whether you want a small intimate wedding, a large house party or a summer blow-out complete with croquet on the lawn and Pimms on the terrace, then they can accommodate.

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Cornwall’s most magical of backdrops, this family-friendly hotel boasts 36 individually styled rooms, a spa with pool and outdoor hot tub. They can host up to 120 for a sit down meal.

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Find Your Alternative Wedding Dress at Churchgate Porter

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Attention brides based in the South East! If you’ve been looking for a wedding dress from a lesser known and super original designer then you better read on…

Based in picturesque village of Fletching in East Sussex, Churchgate Porter is the bridal boutique to visit if you’re looking for a unique and rarely found designer wedding dress. Having so many amazing designers all in one place really is a treat!

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They stock some really unique designers, making completely beautiful dresses. Charlotte Casadejus dreams up the most incredible gowns and I am totally obsessed with her feather dress (I actually featured a bride wearing it oncehow gorgeous?!) Anne Bowen‘s gowns (all the way from New York!) are sexy and modern, and Patrick Casey prides himself a graceful and sophisticated take on the vintage trend.

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Are These The Most Fabulous Shoes You’ll Ever Own?

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When I was engaged and started looking for wedding shoes I was quite frankly horrified at what was passing as acceptable footwear for brides. Gross, cream, satin monstrosities that cost £500? No thank you very much.

I’ve honestly never been much of a ‘shoe girl’. I’m rubbish in heels and spend most of my life in comfortable flats and boots. However, when bridal designer Benjamin Adams contacted me to tell me all about their new line I was pleasantly surprised, nay suitably impressed with what they had to offer.

Yes, there are still the classically designed numbers in the collection, but it’s the crystal encrusted babies that caught my eye! With a focus on embellishments and created from only the finest silks and leathers, these are shoes that you’ll want to put up on display when they’re not on your feet!

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If white, silver or cream shoes aren’t your bag (and let’s be honest I think most Rock n Roll brides favour a pair of killer, coloured shoes!) then be sure to check out their evening line too. I actually own two pairs from the collection myself. The pink pair I wore in Vegas are called Sofia and the silver pair above, Lulu (which are also available in royal blue and shocking pink). I guess it comes as no surprise that I’m always drawn to the sparkiest ones!

Can we also please stop for one moment and give some love to these incredible Hollywood wedges? I mean goodness, they actually made my eyes pop out of my head. The Rio pumps are just too gorgeous for words, the Las Vegas boots are just begging to be debuted at a Vegas elopement and these cute Memphis ballet flats would be perfect for a girl who loves to sparkle but still wants to dance the night away in comfort!

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