Sneak Peek at Victoria Kyriakides 2014 Bridal Collection!
It's our favourite time of the year again, as the world's top bridalwear designers prepare to showcase their latest dress collections and we get to see for the first time what brides will be wearing in 2014!
One collection we can't wait to see is the latest offering from Victoria Kyriakides, whose dresses first came to our attention at White Gallery last year, where the Greek designer presented a strong, futuristic collection with bold, statement designs.
We were therefore really excited when this fabulous sneak peek video of Victoria's 2014 designs arrived in our inboxes and just had to share it with you!
Latest Bridal Accessories To Be Launched At White Gallery
This weekend sees one of the biggest events on the luxury wedding calendar, as White Gallery London returns to Battersea Park for it's fourth edition, with the top dress and accessory designers from around the world all set to showcase their latest collections for the first time.
This year the accessory line-up is hotter than ever, with Wedding Vine favourites HT Headwear showcasing alongside famous names including Polly Edwards, Jenny Packham, Rachel Simpson and Harriet Wilde.
Why Choose a Professional Wedding Photographer? By Neale James
One of the biggest decisions you will make when planning your wedding is choosing your photographer. Here, top documentary wedding photographer Neale James tells us why getting that decision right and hiring a professional is so important.read more >
Cowley Manor Open Wedding Day - Saturday 11th May 2013
If you’re dreaming of a wedding in the Cotswolds, Cowley Manor are holding an Open Wedding Day on Saturday 11th May 2013. Take a guided tour of the house and grounds, see the restaurant set for a wedding breakfast and enjoy a glass of bubbly and a few canapés along the way!read more >
Interview: Mark Niemierko – Wedding Planning At It’s Finest!
As regular readers will know, we are big fans of Mark Niemierko and his fabulous work. One of the UK’s leading wedding planners, Mark’s events set the standard for luxury weddings and have earned him an enviable reputation amoungst clients and suppliers alike. We caught up with Mark recently to find out what makes a top wedding planner…read more >
Photographing The Royal Wedding by Gavin Dickson of Lyric Weddings
Where were you on 29th April 2011? Most of us can remember where we were on the day that Prince William married Catherine Middleton. For Gavin Dickson of Lyric Weddings it was certainly a day to remember. A highly respected photographer, Gavin was one of a handful of accredited photographers chosen to capture the wedding from outside the doors of Westminster Abbey, waiting for the first glimpse and photo opportunity of the new Mr and Mrs Windsor! Here, Gavin shares with us his memories of the day as well as some of the amazing images he captured of the wedding of the century!read more >
HT Headwear Now Available To Buy At TheWeddingVine.com!
Today we are uber-excited to announce that HT Headwear bridal headpieces are now available to buy in our on-line boutique!
Renowned for her elegant, romantic designs, founder Helena Talbot has created a stunning range of bridal headpieces at affordable prices without compromising on quality or style.
Open Day At The Beautiful Poundon House
Poundon House, a private country house wedding venue on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border is hosting an open day on 28th April 2013. The day is a relaxed and informal way to enjoy a tour of the house and gardens and see how it could work for your own wedding.read more >
Up to 70% Off Designer Wedding Dresses at Ellie Sanderson!
Calling all brides to be in the midlands! On Saturday 27th April, for one day only, award winning bridal retailer Ellie Sanderson is hosting a Designer Wedding Dress Sale at her Oxford boutique, with up to 70% off some very big names!read more >
Exclusive: Phillipa Lepley Talks Bridal Couture with Mark Niemierko
When you think of Bridal Couture, one of the first names that springs to mind is Phillipa Lepley. Renowned for her beautiful, classic wedding dresses with a twist, Phillipa has been at the forefront of the British wedding industry for 25 years, offering discerning brides to be a truly bespoke and personal service.
Combine Phillipa's talent with the UK's leading wedding planner, Mark Niemierko, and you get some amazing results. So, with the latest Niemierko Academy getting under way at The Dorchester this week, we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to bring you Mark's Academy interview with the couture designer heself, shared with you exclusively via The Wedding Vine...
We Have a Winner!
Congratulations to Wedding Vine reader Sarah Driver who has won our fabulous prizedraw for two tickets to Zoe Lem's Vintage Wedding Fair at the Bloomsbury Ballroom this Sunday, 14th April.
With dozens of fantastic exhibitors and experts attending, we're sure Sarah and her fiancé Liam will have an amazing time and come away with some fabulous inspiration for their wedding!
Sassi Bride Megan Tells Us About Her Wedding Plans
As Sassi bride Megan's big day get's closer, we caught up with her to find out how her planning is going. A girl after our own hearts, Megan and Paul have taken their time to plan their wedding to make sure everything is just right...read more >
Win! VIP tickets to Zoe Lem's Vintage Wedding Fair!
The Wedding Vine have teamed up with The Bloomsbury Ballroom and Zoe Lem to give away a pair of VIP Tickets (RRP £25 each) to Zoe Lem's Vintage Wedding Fair, being held at The Bloomsbury Ballroom in London on Sunday 14th April 2013.read more >
Oscar de la Renta Opens Flagship London Store!
Last week the new Oscar de la Renta flagship store opened in London's Mayfair, and who better to host the party than Mark Niemierko - the UK's leading wedding and events planner. Inspiration for the event was taken from Oscar de la Renta's first bridal fragrance, "Something Blue", a fresh, light, floral fragrance, presented in a beautifully designed box based on a replica of a white lace and blue organza Oscar de la Renta gown from his current Bridal collection.read more >
Our Week At The Niemierko Academy
At the end of January, I headed to London to attend the Niemierko Academy, a five day wedding planning masterclass run by top UK wedding planner, Mark Niemierko.
As you would expect from Mark Niemierko, this isn't your average wedding planning course. Held in the deluxe surroundings of The Dorchester, the Academy takes place over 5 days, during which students are given an intensive introduction to the world of luxury weddings.
Find Your Dream Wedding Dress: Special Events at Ellie Sanderson
Brides to be! If you are looking for a truly special dress shopping experience, Ellie Sanderson has two exciting events coming up which you won't want to miss - first up, an Alan Hannah designer day in Oxford on 9th March, followed by a preview of the latest Benjamin Roberts collection in Beaconsfield on 16th March!
Soft, Romantic Colours from Stephanie Allin
One of the shows that stood out for us last year at the White Gallery London catwalks was Stephanie Allin, with the launch of her 2013 Night and Day collection for 2013. We loved the soft, feminine dresses, inspired by the beauty and romance of Morocco and designed in an array of soft, pastel colours. With gorgeous detailing and flowing fabrics, this collection is Pretty with a capital 'P'!read more >
The Niemierko Academy: The Interview!
As one of the UK's leading luxury wedding planners, Mark Niemierko knows a thing or two about organising events and his Academy course at The Dorchester last week was definitely that!
Taking place over five days, the course introduces students to the world of luxury wedding planning and is designed not only to inspire but also to provide a real insight into the reality of working in the wedding industry.
The latest Academy took place last week in London and The Wedding Vine were there to see what it was all about. We'll be bringing you a number of features inspired by the Academy over the next few weeks, starting with this exclusive interview with the man himself...
Designer Wedding Style at Bargain Prices!
We love our designer goodies here at The Wedding Vine, but it's also nice to bag a bargain every now and then! We were therefore excited to hear about new designer discount boutique, Marmion Market, where you can find top bridal and fashion lines at up to 70% off!read more >
Neale James Voted One of Junebug's 'Best of the Best'
As one of the UK's top reportage wedding photographers, Neale James has produced some amazing images over the years. You only need to take a look at the real weddings we have featured here on The Wedding Vine to see that his unobtrusive style enables him to capture the true emotion of each wedding day. It's therefore no wonder that this stunning image, as featured in our recent Photofilm inspiration article, has been chosen by Junebug Weddings as one of the top 50 wedding images in the world!read more >