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For many people their wedding day is the biggest day of their lives together. Why not share your experience in Vows And Venues magazine. We’d love to hear from you...

In most cases planning the big day takes months if not years, with so much to think about, from setting the budget, choosing the venue, the dress, flowers, cake and the all important guest list...

It’s an incredibly special experience, gathering all the most important people in your lives together in one wonderful place to help you celebrate the start of your married lives together.

Havaianas sandals - You Riviera Crystal (Review)

Havaianas sandals review

Here at Vows and Venues we were lucky enough to review a pair of Havaianas You Riviera Crystal sandals. We know that wearing them killer heals at a wedding can really start to hurt your feet, for both bride and guest when you’ve been stood up for most of the day. Which is why we think Havaianas sandals are a good solution to ease the pain heals can cause. 

Feel stunning with Havaianas sandals without the strain on your feet. 

Natalie from Vows and Venues had this to say about the Havaianas sandals:

Cheadle House - A Cheshire Victorian Mansion 

Cheadle House Wedding Interior

Cheadle House - A Cheshire Victorian Mansion 

£500.00 Bar Tab for all remaining 2019 & Spring/Autumn 2020 Wedding Dates

Cheadle House is positioned on the border of Manchester and Cheshire, surrounded by beautiful scenery. The House boasts original character mixed with stylish and modern interiors, offering fantastic photo opportunities with the historic charm of the building and a picturesque lake.What could be more idyllic than saying ‘I do’at a stunning venue that offers a wonderful setting for your wedding day from your ceremony right through to your evening reception. 

A guide on how to look for high-quality when buying jewellery

How to buy high quality jewellery

James Rees Founder of Baroc jewellery boutique talks to Vows and Venues about what to look for when buying jewellery for a wedding.

Buying jewellery during wedding preparations is no longer a daunting task solely reserved for the groom-to-be or happy couple. Aside from engagement rings and wedding bands, buying jewellery as gifts for bridesmaids or groomsmen is becoming more and more popular to ensure that the occasion is a time never forgotten.

 

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep Before Your Wedding Day

Women stretching after a good nights sleep

Swap tossing and turning for sweet dreams and get a good nights sleep, with these pre-wedding sleep tips from pyjama and slipper brand Pretty You London.

Sleep is hugely important in the run up to your wedding day.  You’ll want to be well rested to take on the biggest day of your life (and party until the early hours).  And of-course it’s the one night when beauty sleep is even more of a priority.  Yet the stresses and strains of wedding planning often result in sleepless nights. So, how do you ensure you’re getting enough shut eye ahead of the big day? Rebecca Brown, head of design at premium pyjama and slipper brand Pretty You London shares the following tips.

 

Celebrate Your Wedding with Mary-Le-Bone Orange & Geranium Gin

Mary Le Bone Orange- nd Geranium gin

As the wedding season approaches, Mary-Le-Bone, the super-premium gin from The Pleasure Gardens Distilling Company, offers the perfect party tipple with the launch of its new small-batch Orange and Geranium Gin.

 

Like the original Mary-Le-Bone London Dry Gin, Orange and Geranium utilises the floral botanicals associated with the fashionable Pleasure Gardens of London which existed in the 18th century.

 

So, whether toasting the bride-to-be during a summer hen party or having a bottle on each reception table Mary-Le-Bone Orange and Geranium Gin’s chic heritage will ensure the right tone is set for either event.

 

Bloom & Wild: how to get the perfect wedding flowers

wedding flowers: Caroline Grimble – Bloom & Wild’s Lead Florist – with a bouquet

Caroline Grimble – Bloom & Wild’s Lead Florist – gives Vows & Venues her top tips on the current trends in wedding flowers, and creating your own bouquets and floral arrangements. 

There is so much to think about for your big day – and what goes into your bouquet and floral decorations are no exception. Bloom & Wild have seen several trends coming through for 2019 and there’s something for every bride!

10 most Instagrammed road trip honeymoons

road trip honeymoons – west coast of the USA

After the blur of a busy wedding day, there’s something quite idyllic about the idea of exploring the open road with your new spouse – just you two, the miles in front and a good playlist. You can make a road trip anything you want it to be – a bohemian experience with a campervan sleeping under the stars or hiring a car and staying in nice hotel – the choice is yours. However, road trip honeymoons can take a lot of planning, so here’s what you need to know.

Top tips on how to make a wedding to remember

Max mixing drinks at wedding

A memorable wedding day is of course always about seeing a stunning bride and groom tie the knot - but make sure you pay attention to the small details when you’re planning a wedding! It’s the small intricate details that will leave a lasting impression with your guests and leave them with a wedding to remember that they will smile about the day for years to come!

 

The top tips for making a wedding to remember

 

Small personal touches really go a long way with your guests. Making sure every detail ties into your theme really shows you have thought about everything.

 

Best fake tans for your wedding & honeymoon!

Best fake tans

Here at the Vows and Venues Magazine we have tried and tested different types of fake tans. We know choosing the right tan to suit you can be a tricky task which is why we have compiled our honest opinions on a variety of what we think are the best fake tans currently on the market from gradual creams, 1 hour development to overnight. The tans have been tested on a range of skin types and age groups to hopefully take a little stress away from the build up to your wedding day.

Milda Chellingsworth Shares Her Top Style Tips to sail in style

Milda Chelingsworth can help you style for sailing

Styling For You are thrilled to announce the launch of “Sail in Style” an exclusive new experience to help you look amazing this Summer. Founder and stylist Milda Chellingsworth shares her top style tips on how to sail in style.

 

I just love the thought of cruising around the Mediterranean for a luxurious honeymoon.  It gives you the opportunity to see some of Europe’s beautiful landmarks and visit places at your own leisure.   

Find time to unwind and relax with Thorntons Chocolate Blocks

Thorntons caramel cheesecake chocolate blocks

Getting everything ready for the big day is no easy task - from picking the right venue to finding the perfect dress - the excitement and organisation is endless.  Amongst all of the wed-min, it’s always important to find time for yourself to unwind and relax, and, the chocolate makers at Thorntons have created the perfect partner for those precious moments of me-time. 

 

Whether you choose to unwind with a good book or by snuggling up on the sofa to watch the latest episode of your favourite series, treat yourself with one of Thorntons blissful chocolate blocks. Masterfully crafted using Thorntons expertise, each block is packed full of delicious ingredients, enveloped in Thorntons signature chocolate, to create an enchanting taste experience.

 

Planning a wedding successfully when you’re living abroad

Wedding on beach next to the blue sea

When it comes to your wedding, you want everything to be perfect and for everyone you hold near and dear to be there. Alexander Fordham from overseas property buying resource Property Guides, gives us his top tips for planning a wedding when you’re an expat.

The biggest day of your life is finally on the horizon! But when you’re living abroad, there’s just that little bit more to plan for. In this article, I’ll be telling you how you can successfully plan a wedding while living overseas.