Thursday Treats: A Bridal Fashion Week Special

with nu bride

With my gorgeous friend and fellow blogger, Nu Bride

This week was a big one in the British wedding industry. It was time for The White Gallery and London Bridal Fashion Week, two events that run simultaneously in the capital. Bridal fashion week is the same as ‘normal’ fashion week really; designers exhibit their new collections to the press and boutiques so we know what to talk about/ stock for the coming season!

Here are some of the best things I saw…

london bridal fashion week the white gallery dressses

Clockwise from top left, dresses by: Sassi Holford, Claire Pettibone, Terry Fox, Charlie Brear

That Sassi Holford rose dress, oh my goodness! I hope I’ll see a real Rock n Roll bride in that soon. I’ll be honest, I’ve never really enjoyed fashion week that much in the past. I always found it a litttttle bit boring and the new designs all very same same, but this year I totally stand corrected, it was awesome!

I mean, just check out all the shoe prettiness. Boring, ivory satin these are not!

london bridal fashion week the white gallery shoes

Clockwise from top left, shoes by: Charlotte Mills, Charlotte Mills, Harriet Wilde, Rachel Simpson

Be still my beating bridal heart!

OK, does anyone need a bit more distraction? Here, are some lovely links that I hope will do just that.

PS I have some really exciting (and scary) magazine-related news to share with you soon. Watch this space!

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Dreamy watercolour editorial
Free spirit garden wedding
♥ Romantic seaside bridal
♥ Pineapples, palm frond and tiki glass table spread – yes, someone needs to do this for their wedding
Modern black and blue bridal inspiration

modern-black-blue-bridal-inspiration-edgy-bridal-ideas

Joielala

Events

♥ My babe Crown and Glory will be hosting her first ever pop-up show at Anges de Sucre in Kensington, London this weekend AND I CAN’T WAIT! I’ll be there on the Saturday and I’m so excited to design my own floral crown, headband or fascinator (or erm, maybe all three!) The Crown and Glory Candy Shop runs Friday 22nd May – Sunday 24th May.

crown and glory candy shop

Business Bites

There are no shortcuts to greatness

Best of the Rest

♥ I AM SO GODDAMN PROUD OF MY BESTIE! Gala Darling released her first every book for pre-order this week and it’s already shot up the Amazon charts! I know just how hard she’s worked on this and I reeeeeeeeeally can’t wait to get my grubby mitts on a copy.
♥ How to make paper flowers the easy way!
♥ 10 ways to jolt yourself into happiness

♥ I still haven’t seen Pitch Perfect 2 (sob!) but this honest trailer of the first movie made me lol!

To my American readers, I hope you have a glorious Memorial Day weekend, and to everyone else, you should definitely go out and something fabulous in the sunshine!

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