Brides Super Sample Sale!

Brides Super Sample Sale!

Remember that scene in Friends where Monica camps overnight to buy her wedding dress in a sample sale, with whistle and trainers? Well now's your chance to unleash you inner bargain-hunting bride and take part in the UK's first ever Super Sample Sale hosted by Brides. A selection of the country's best bridal designers are giving Brides their samples and end-of-season dresses in a range of sizes for us to sell to YOU - at a fraction of the normal price. For one night only, the ballroom of The Langham Hotel in London will be transformed into a mammoth bridal boutique with hundreds of dresses, bridesmaids dresses and accessories for you to try and buy. Read more »

Open Doors

Open Doors

Chic wedding setting Babington House is holding an open-day on September 3, for any brides-to-be still in need of a little inspiration. Guests will be given a full tour of the estate and refreshments from the house kitchen. The venue boasts an Orangery, which overlooks the house's picturesque grounds and lake, perfect for civil ceremonies, and a quant chapel - dating back to 1750. Visitors can also enjoy the newly-updated Cowshed Spa and a new food menu, featuring delicious, fresh produce from the kitchen gardens. Read more »

Chicken Dance

Chicken Dance

So the big day is getting nearer and nearer - so that means only one thing. Last weekend it was time for my hen! Cluck, cluck… Being one never to miss out on the opportunity to plan something… I maaaay have suggested to my bridesmaids what we do. Sticking to the classic 'one night only' hen-do-in-the-city format: bowling, karaoke, dinner, club on a Saturday night. Well, you know it works. Read more »

Dancing queens (and kings)

Dancing queens (and kings)

So somehow it's here: the week of my wedding. And, of course, I'm panicking. But with a to do list the length of… well, a very long thing, there's no time for that. Orders of service need printed (pictured in their crate), honeymoon clothes need bought, place cards need written, Indian visas need collected… oh and we need to practice our first dance. How better way to spend the Saturday night before our wedding? Read more »