Brides magazine March/April 2016 issue on sale now, priced £4.99

THE PRETTY LIST Be inspired by gift-list treasures under £200, free stationery downloads and the new (and delicious) cake pops  

THE BRIDES BEAUTY KNOW-IT-ALL After 10 years in the job, our beauty editor shares everything she's learned - and every bridal trick you need to know 

CAKES AND JEWELS! We've got 75 ways to sparkle and shine... this is our most decadent shoot ever

HERE. COMES. THE. WOW. Easy pieces to turn guests' heads - without the hefty price tag

50 PLANNING SHORTCUTS... Our easy guide to no tears, no stress, no fear! 

RISE OF THE AIRMOONER Seashell house, anyone? Because Airbnb isn't just about spare rooms you know 

PLUS, save £200 on your wedding dress, jet off on a Maldives 'moon worth £12,500, win wedding goodies worth £10,221 and meet the Brides team at discount heaven Bicester Village.

On the cover:  Photographer: Ed Miles. Styling: Bryony Toogood. Beaded silk-tulle dress, £11,600, Peter Langner at brownsfashion.com/bride. Tulle veil, from £61.50, richard-designs.com. Pearl, white topaz and sterling-silver earrings, £34, gemporia.com. Bouquet (hydrangeas), £80, wildabout.co.uk. Hair: Laurence Close at Carol Hayes Management using Schwarzkopf. Make-up: Salina Thind using Chanel Les Beiges Foundation and S 2016. Nails: Gintare Lisauskiene at Blossom & Jasmine using Essie. Model: Jana at M+P. Photographer's assistant: Will Hartley. Digi op: Elodie Nizon. Fashion assistant: Lucinda Turner

Brides magazine March/April 2016 issue on sale now, priced £4.99