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Into the Wild: Walthamstow Wetlands Editorial for Rock n Roll Bride Magazine

I am so excited to finally be publishing this bridal fashion editorial in full today! If you grabbed yourself a copy of the last issue of Rock n Roll Bride magazine you will have already seen a lot of this shoot inside, but today I wanted to take the opportunity to not only share more images that didn’t quite make the spread (when 10 pages just isn’t enough!) but to tell you all about Walthamstow Wetlands, one of London’s coolest new wedding venues, who we partnered with for this shoot.

The Walthamstow Wetlands is the newest venue to be added to Forest Venues‘ portfolio (which also includes William Morris Gallery, Vestry House Museum, Chingford Assembly Hall and Walthamstow Assembly Hall). All the venues are very close to each other so you can even mix and match if they want, using one for the ceremony, another for the photos, and another for your reception and/ or after party!

The Wetlands is Europe’s largest urban nature reserve at 211 hectares and offers some of the most stunning natural beauty just 15 minutes from central London. In short it’s the perfect spot for your nuptials if you love nature but don’t want to venture too far outside of the capital.

For this shoot we wanted to juxtapose this natural beauty with some truly fierce models and high fashion inspired bridal looks. While a boho or nature-inspired wedding theme might be the more obvious choice for a setting such as this, as you know Rock n Roll Bride is ALL about throwing what’s expected or obvious out of the nearest open window!

Dress: Ritual Unions
Headpiece & Earrings: Halo & Co
Boots: Dr Martens

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Issue 22 Now Available for Pre-Order!

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It’s that time again (yay!) the next issue of Rock n Roll Bride magazine is available for pre-order! The issue will be available in stores from September 6th but if you’d like to get yours without ever having to leave the house, you are in luck because you can pre-order or subscribe right now using the button above!

Here comes a little sneak peek of what you’ll find inside this edition. First up we have 11 brand new and totally bloomin’ gorgeous real weddings plus ideas on how you can steal their style….

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Issue 21 Now Available for Pre-Order!

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Confidence. It’s something we all strive to have right? We want to feel comfortable in our own skin, we want to love ourselves, we want to be able to see what sassy, gorgeous goddesses we really are.

But we struggle. We look in the mirror and feel disappointed with our lot. We look at other people and think “Why is that not me?” Well you know what, today I want to remind you that YOU ARE FUCKING FIERCE. Yes, you reading this right now. You’re a total BABE. No matter what your outward appearance, no matter what kind of clothes you wear, no matter if you have “on fleek” eyebrows or insta-worthy make up skills. You are a one-of-a-kind powerful goddess. You have the potential to be whoever you want to be. YOU ARE FIERCE.

My friend and photographer of this most epic of magazines covers, Lisa Devlin, shared it a few days ago in a private Facebook group for wedding photographers and wrote the following… I know she won’t mind me sharing what she said because, without wanting to toot my own horn too much, it made me really, really happy.

“You know I was saying how I feel like it’s all work, work, work right now? It’s so easy to get absorbed into that feeling and not step back and see the bigger picture. I’ve just seen this, the next cover of Rock n Roll Bride magazine and I told Kat that it’s probably my favourite cover of the magazine yet. I can’t wait to see it on the shelves surrounded by vanilla same old, same old covers.

I fucking LOVE that she is a mixed race girl with a shaved head and yet that is nothing to do with why she was in this shoot or why this shot made the cover. She is there because she exudes confidence, joy and being your best self, loving life and wanting to include others in that.

To me that is what this magazine is all about and Kat’s philosophy to business. Most of us are in the ‘alternative’ market and could we just imagine for a second where we would be putting ourselves if her blog and magazine didn’t exist?

I’m going to do my best to keep my head above water for the next few weeks and remind myself to celebrate all the good things. I am so proud of this cover, proud of the team effort that goes into the shoots and chuffed to bits that I shot this. So, what if you think about it, are you chuffed to have achieved recently?”

Thank you Lara Elliott for coming along to the editorial shoot for this issue and sharing this behind the scenes peek for us. And yes, it really was as fun a day as it looks!

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Rock n Roll Bride Magazine Issue 20, in Stores Today!

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Let’s hear it for the misfits, the dreamers, the creative over-achievers.

This is wedding planning for weirdos, no-conformists and unicorn-believers.

Rock n Roll Bride champions individuality, self-expression and being unashamedly yourself. So, stand up and shout in your own unique voice “THIS IS OUR DAY, OUR LOVE, OUR WEDDING, OUR RULES!”

Issue 20 is in shops TODAY! Rush out to your nearest WhSmiths, Sainsburys or selected independent newsagents and pick one up. Or, you can order direct from us with free UK delivery.

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Rock n Roll Bride Magazine Issue 16 on Pre-Sale Today!

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I have been looking forward to releasing this issue for over a year because it’s the one featuring my babe Helen’s wedding! I’m sure most of you will know Helen, YouTube sensation (ha!) and all round gorgeous person. Her wedding to Matthew in July was one of the highlights of my year so far so I am TOTALLY OVER THE MOON to be publishing it in our latest edition.

This cover, shot by Emily Tyler Photography, gets me every time. Not only does she look utterly beautiful but she’s sharing it with her babies, Barney and Lola. I love Barney’s enormous yawn, he doesn’t give a fuck that he’s on the cover of a magazine haha!

If you want to see all the details and read the full story of Helen and Matthew’s colourful carnival inspired day, then pre-order your copy right now!

Elsewhere this issue we’ve gone over to the dark side. With Halloween just around the corner our editorial shoot pays homage and is one of my favourites we’ve ever done. I’ve wanted to do a goth inspired shoot for a while and clearly the September/October edition is the perfect spot for it.

Also featured are 11 real weddings, a unicorn macaron DIY by Daisy and Fred, a how to make your own faux flower buttonholes tutorial by Paige Joanna and a daring glitter and gem make up look by Sophie Hannah Richardson.

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Issue 15 Now Available for Pre-Order!

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Yasssssssssss! The time has come for a brand new issue of Rock n Roll Bride magazine to hit the newsstands, and this post is your chance to get an exclusive peek inside. Available in WhSmiths, Sainsburys and newsagents up and down the country from July 6th, if you’d like to grab one RIGHT NOW you can do so by pre-ordering directly from us (and UK shipping is still free!)

Ooh la la, that babe on the cover though! Damn, Deisy is such a beauty and her incredible ‘Dark Garden’ themed wedding is featured inside. Ass soon as we saw this shot we knew she had to be our cover star. Thank you to Jamie Allio for submitting such a gorgeous wedding.

Here’s a little peek at some of the real weddings and the articles that will help you plan your own perfect day…

What a bunch of babes! Look at that DRESS (yes, she embellished it herself)

Is the man in your life being a bit bloody useless? Subtly leave your copy open to this page where he’ll find it…

Self care for reluctant brides – this is a must read for anyone struggling with the whole wedding planning thing. Just because you’re getting married doesn’t mean issues such as depression or anxiety just evaporate. Writer Lauren McMillan had written us such a brave and helpful piece and I can’t wait for you all to read it.

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