Our circus catwalk was one of the many highlights at Brides The Show 2016. Featuring a smorgasbord of the biggest names in bridal fashion, our lucky brides couldn't have hoped for more inspiration. Read more »
FIND YOUR DRESS With an incredible 248 dresses in this issue, including our special photoshoot with the best of British bridal designers, you're guaranteed to find 'the one'.
WEDDING CAKES YOU WON'T BELIEVE From a unicorn carousel to two loved-up flamingos (and even a cake that flies!), check out 2016's most modern bakes.
REAL BRIDES' SPEECHES Stuck on speeches? Steal the funniest bits from brides who've been there and done it.
HERE COMES BRIDES THE SHOW! Nearly £17,000 of prizes, our stunning catwalk, VIP guests, workshops and presentations, plus a first glipse at our goodie bag, worth £135+!
THE PERFECT NUMBER OF MAIDS? From 0-20, our brides decide on their magic number
BIG DAY LOOKBOOK Rich berry colours, an exquisite flower canopy and dreamy watercolour calligraphy make for an elegant autumnal celebration.
PLUS, win the Maldives honeymoon of your dreams worth £12,000, find out everything you need to know about Brides The Show 2016, and win £10,718 worth of big day goodies - including a dress!
On the cover: Photographer: Ed Miles. Fashion Director: Bryony Toogood. Tulle dress, £8,500, mirazwillinger.com. 0.36ct diamond and white gold earrings, £1,350, and 1.5ct diamond, rose gold and rose quartz ring, £995, beaverbrooks.co.uk. Bouquet (peonies, roses and mixed foliage), from £100, maryjanevaughan.co.uk. Hair: Laurence Close at Carol Hayes Management using Schwarzkopf Got2Be. Makeup: Salina Thind using Alpha H Skincare and Urban Decay cosmetics. Nails: Gintare Lisauskiene at Blossom & Jasmine using Chanel Le Vernis in Ballerina and Body Excellence Hand Cream. Model: Noor at Dune Agency. Photographer's assistants: Nick Martin and Liam Bundy. Fashion assistant: Lucinda Turner.
Brides magazine September/October 2016 issue on sale now, priced £4.99
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