Be playful in your wedding pictures with unexpected props - hello giant parasol!

Catherine Gratwicke

THE DRESS GALLERY

The bride wears: Tulle ruffle dress, £1,500, www.watters.com 0.5ct diamond and rose-gold earrings, £950; 0.44ct diamond and rose-gold-plated ring, £160, www.monicavinader.com. Headband, £286, www.jennypackham.com. Bouquet (dahlias, hydrangeas and waxflowers) from £85, www.jamieaston.com.

The groom wears: Lanvin wool tuxedo, £1,415, and Brooks Brothers shirt, £130, www.mrporter.com. Bowtie, £16, www.americanapparel.co.uk. Leather shoes, £295, www.oliversweeney.co.uk. Buttonhole (dahlias and waxflowers), £6.50, www.jamieaston.com.

Large parasol, £40, to hire, www.rajtentclub.com. Chiswick House grounds, www.chgt.org.uk.    

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As seen in the November/December 2014 issue of Brides