The brand new issue of Brides is out now and, as usual, it's packed full of beautiful wedding fashion, expert advice and fantastic wedding inspiration.

- Seven seamstresses, 300 hours and 100 metres of Swarovski crystals: Rachel Stevens shares her personal wedding dress diary, complete with pictures of her stunning Mira Zwillinger gown.

- Brides looking for inspiration only need turn to the Brides guide to the coolest wedding trends for 2010, from Twilight-inspired Gothic receptions to wow-factor cakes.

- In the 'How To' ideas special Brides lifestyle editor Polly Atkinson offers stylish DIY ideas on how to make your wedding extra special, whatever your budget.

- Choosing a wedding dress is made easy with Brides' round-up of the 2010 catwalk trends, whilst the expert pick of the 100 best bridal shoes offers stunning footwear choices from high street to haute couture.

The January/February 2010 issue of Brides hits newsstands today, priced at £4.80.