Brides  teamed up with leading independent bridal boutique Blackburn Bridal Couture to host an evening of bridal bliss at luxe London haunt Hotel Café Royal earlier this month.

Claire Graham Photography

IN PICTURES: EXCLUSIVE EVENT WITH BLACKBURN BRIDAL

In the grandeur of the Pompadour Ballroom, guests were treated to sensational canapés and bubbly whilst browsing Blackburn Bridal Couture's many fabulous designs including Jenny Packham, Claire Pettibone, Suzanne Neville, Delphine Manivet, Catherine Deane, Naomi Neoh, Clinton Lotter, Jesus Peiro and Turkish newcomer Ozlem Suer.

Along with dresses and drinks, pro-artists Bobbi Brown were offering bridal beauty makeovers and Michael Van Clarke's hair experts were demonstrating the latest trends, too. 

With special thanks to Claire Graham Photography, www.cgpgraham.com; Blackburn Bridal Coture, www.blackburnbridal.co.uk