Our new bride-to-be blogger's life belongs on the silver screen: Sinclair Sellars is a former lawyer who left her high-powered job to set up Maids To Measure, the dedicated bridesmaid dress company we all know and love, alongside her sister India.
Their stylish designs and dynamic approach to bridesmaid dresses has made them a huge success, but all the while her love life seemed to be permanently on pause. Until it wasn't… Meet our new bride-to-be blogger Sinclair:
"I always thought my life was more 27 Dresses than Sleepless in Seattle, but luckily I was wrong. (Although I must admit, I was starting to panic!)
Never in a million years would I have guessed that the person I would marry would be someone I had already met, let alone someone I vaguely remembered meeting five years earlier in South Africa whilst on tour with The Lions. (I don't actually remember meeting Andrew then, but he claims to remember me.)
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In a random twist of fate, we met (again, or officially in my case) at a friend's wedding two years later. Both of us were there with different partners, but I definitely remember meeting Andrew and thinking what a charmer he was: he made a real effort to include my then boyfriend (who was out of the rugby clique) in conversation, which I really appreciated.
Another two years went past before we next met. By this point I was knee deep in the challenges of setting up and running my own business when a friend persuaded me to attend an event I had already tried to avoid.
As I was leaving said event I saw Andrew (he's not particularly hard to spot: he's 6ft7). We quickly realised we were both single and agreed to meet for a drink to 'catch up'. That was eight months ago…"
Sinclair will be blogging every other Monday over the coming months, sharing her wedding-planning experiences.
Next week: The proposal!
Let the wedmin begin...