Brides joined top bridal designer Caroline Castigliano for a fabulous salon-style trunk show at The Dorchester in London last month.

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Readers were treated to scrumptious afternoon tea served with lashings of champagne and an exclusive preview of the London-based designer's brand new collection.

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As well as the breathtaking gowns and dress inspiration, brides-to-be had the chance to mingle with industry experts including wedding planner extraordinaire Bruce Russell, event producer Daniel Morris-Gibbons from Bespoke Events and shoe designer Freya Rose, whilst fitness gurus from barrcore and Richard Smith Bernal were on hand with plenty of big day preparation advice.

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Renowned jeweller Andrew Prince finished off the catwalk looks with his collection of breathtaking accessories, whilst Hannah Martin from Bobbi Brown and Gustav Fouche from Michael Van Clarke had bridal hair and beauty covered to an A-list standard. 

Photography courtesy of Lucy Davenport, www.lucydavenport.co.uk; Caroline Castigliano, www.carolinecastigliano.co.uk