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Bold Brave Beautiful – Your Style

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Wedding Wear to Reception & Your Honeymoon – The Bride Guide!

Your big day needs to be as bold, beautiful and unique as you.  That’s why it’s important to have the right attire to match your own individual style, be meaningful like your marriage and help you stand out, while staying comfortable.  Whether you like traditional or your own personal flair, here are some fun ideas for fabulous fashions that you can tie into your big day.

Two Wedding Dress Alternatives!

Who says you need a big ball gown?  Not us!  Some brides prefer not wear a huge dress to weight them down.  If you want comfort, style and flair, here are two fun alternative bride looks to let you love your wedding day without breaking your bank!

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Corsets are back and they are “Haute”, “Hot”, “Haute!”.  Many traditional dresses use them as a top, so don’t let the word scare you.  You can combine them with a flowing blouse, wear them as is and then combine them with a long skirt for a polished, elegant and show stopping look.  If you really want to turn heads, you could go to the “dark side” and try a black Victorian bustle skirt with a traditional white or off white top. 

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Here is a fun combination for a vintage bridal look.

Cotton corset combined with the vintage cotton petticoat

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But what about your bridesmaids?  Simple, have them try the same corset or go with a similar style like one below.  By choosing the right color combinations, you could help your outfit pop and steal the show! 

The Jacquard corset combined with the black Victorian bustle skirt or the long white side slit skirt

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The Mother of the Bride

You don’t want Mum to feel left out.  Try one of these gorgeous gowns to let her grace the aisle when she walks you down it.  

The Siren

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The Soft and Comfy Criss Cross Gown in White

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The Honeymoon!

There’s nothing more romantic than your honeymoon.  You can heat it up for a “haute” time with these fabulous styles f honeymoon lingerie at night and sultry swim suits during the day.

Lingerie:

Traditional White Satin and Lace Bustier

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The Strappy Stretch Lace Bra in White

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The Ainsley Raw Silk Steel Boned Corset

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Black Ruffle Mesh Sarong

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Super-soft Wide Neck White T-shirt

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Shirred Tab Side Swim Bottoms

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Your wedding attire doesn’t have to break the bank.  Thanks to our friends at Hips&Curves you can have fun, traditional and unique styles that meet your own preferences and styles. 

A Little More Food For Thought

Planning Your Perfect Wedding

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Planning a wedding requires so much work. You have to find a location for the wedding and the reception. You have to figure out who will be in your wedding party – which often involves an heated discussions with your mother over how many bridesmaids you’re allowed to have and whether or not the Maid of Honor counts towards that limit. You have to figure out who will officiate the wedding and plan getting your marriage license. If you’re not already living with your beau, you also have to decide who keeps what house or apartment and how the two of you are going to fit all of your things into one place – or what has to go.

Planning a wedding is a huge ordeal, and I’ve only scratched the surface of what you will have to take care of. Most brides handle the bulk of their own wedding planning, often with the help of their mothers. That means that you are handling the caterer, the dresses, the flowers, the decorations, and other wedding accessories. It can be overwhelming, which is why it is important to find a place that can meet most or all of your wedding planning needs.

Top Wedding offers brides to be a one-stop shop for wedding planning. From wedding gowns to gift bags for your guests, they offer everything you need to make your wedding a day to remember.

Gowns & Dresses

Wedding Gowns – Every bride has her own personal taste in wedding gowns. Some want to look like a princess. Others prefer a sophisticated and modern look. Top Wedding offers a wide selection of bridal dresses, including gowns for autumn or spring, luxury dresses, Disney Brides, vintage dresses, and reception dresses for after the ceremony. If you and the groom are already expecting, they also offer a lovely selection of maternity dresses that will leave your guests in awe.

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SWEETHEART LACE AND TULLE WEDDING DRESS ADORNED
WITH BEADINGS AND FLORAL DETAILS – £152.28

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WITH BUTTONS BACK – £114.38

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DAKOTA – STRAIGHT NECK TWO TONED LACE AND TULLE MERMAID BRIDAL GOWN – £191.98

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YESSENYA – STRAPLESS SEQUINED SATIN AND TULLE MERMAID WEDDING DRESS £216.78

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STRAPLESS LAYERED EMBROIDERY MERMAID WEDDING DRESS WITH BOW DETAIL £165.00

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 YARINA – TULLE A LINE WEDDING GOWN WITH RHINE STONED HALTER AND WAIST £113.00

Bridesmaids Dresses – It is important that your bridesmaids compliment you and look lovely while doing so. Top Wedding offers a wide variety of bridesmaids’ dresses in different styles, materials, and colors. Whether you want light pastels, deep bold colors, or natural tones for an autumn wedding, they will have something that you and your bridesmaids will love.

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NILSA – STRAIGHT CUT STRAPLESS CHIFFON BRIDESMAID DRESS WITH SIDE DRAPING £76.81

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MERLENE – SPAGHETTI STRAP CHIFFON AND ELASTIC
SATIN BRIDESMAID DRESS WITH PLEATING £58.19

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PAULISA – SPAGHETTI STRAPPED FLOOR LENGTH RUFFLED CHIFFON PROM DRESS £76.48

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ROSANA – SHELL PINK SWEETHEART CHIFFON BRIDESMAID DRESS WITH LACE UP BACK £59.84

Mother of the Bride – Dresses for the mother of the bride are just as important as wedding gowns. This is an important day for her, and she should shine as well. Whatever your mother’s preferred style and color of dress, she will find something that both of you will adore.

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PLEATED TAFFETA MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS WITH RUFFLED HEM £85.11

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ALLOVER PLEATS FEATURED TAFFETA MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS WITH FLORAL HEM £92.43

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ZONIA – TWO TONE LACE AND CHIFFON MERMAID MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS £108.39

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ROBINET – SEE THROUGH BODICE LACE AND SATIN COLUMN
MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS £103.08

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ROBERTENE – OFF THE SHOULDER SATIN TRIMMED LACE
MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS £83.13

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TWO TONE STRAPLESS SHEATH PLEATED SHORT
MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DRESS WITH FLORAL WRAP £98.40

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Wedding Accessories

When it comes to wedding accessories, Top Wedding has everything that you need to ensure a lovely ceremony and reception. All you have to worry about are the flowers and the cake. From serving sets, cake toppers, and toasting glasses to guest books, ring pillows, and confetti, they have thought of everything. They also have lovely gifts for guests to take home as keepsakes. If you’re concerned about the plain tables and chairs at your favorite venue, they also offer beautiful tablecloths and seat covers.

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While the idea of running all over town with your mother or Maid of Honor to hunt down the perfect accessories may seem exciting, it is also an exhausting prospect. Instead, offer them some light snacks, your favorite drinks, and sit inside and peruse your one-stop shop for your very special day.

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womens-mother-of-the-bride-dresses_slide1The Brides Mother ……….. One of the most important people to grace your wedding day. It goes without saying that she need to look fabulous , but without taking focus away from The Bride. On many occasions the Mother Of The Bride will ware something dramatic and demure for the for the day festivities and something a little shorter and flirty for the evening celebrations. We have tried to put together a selection of outfits from the Nordstrom collections, that compliment all shapes sizes and tastes.

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Accordion pleats create flattering shape down the halter-style bodice of a flowing chiffon maxi while the inset waist draws the style in to emphasize a feminine silhouette. Ethereal, large-scale blossoms wash the full length in a warm, glowing palette.

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A lovely three-quarter-sleeve sheath made from elegant lace is cast in two neutral hues for subtle contrast. The bow-detailed waistband defines the figure and draws the eye toward the narrowest part of the silhouette.

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Contrast dots pepper a burnout dress cast in a whimsical silhouette with a fitted bodice and flouncy, accordion-pleated skirt. A glossy buckled belt completes the look’s vintage charm.

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Luminous sequins and metallic threads highlight the embroidered lace blossoming atop a scalloped sheath. Tonal bands crisscrossing the waist accentuate a feminine silhouette.

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Luminous sequins and metallic threads highlight the embroidered lace blossoming atop a scalloped sheath. Tonal bands crisscrossing the waist accentuate a feminine silhouette.

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Lovely floral lace with scalloped edges brings romantic charm to a bateau-neck dress styled with a flouncy skirt to twirl over the dance floor. Peekaboo sheerness at the yoke and three-quarter sleeves adds an alluring touch.

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Achromatic blossoms illustrate the pale chiffon canvas that renders a sweeping, accordion-pleated dress polished with a glossy gunmetal belt.

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Gentle scallops trim an elegant two-piece ensemble fashioned from metallic floral lace alight with scattered sequins.

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Shimmering sequins are neatly arranged in a romantic floral pattern on this beautiful lace cocktail dress, from the elegant double V-neckline to the softly scalloped edges.

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Icy beads sweep across the side-gathered bodice and fluttering sleeves of this flowy crepe gown, offering glittering contrast to the matte A-line skirt and further accentuating the two-piece look.

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Clear faceted beads adorn the V-neckline of a sleeveless dress in richly pleated ombré satin with a tiered chiffon hemline. The pleated chiffon jacket is trimmed with satin and secured by a single button.

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Slim solid insets stripe the floral lace of a lovely fit-and-flare dress styled with a flattering banded waist and sheer elbow-length sleeves.

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Diaphanous chiffon tiers overlay the dramatic floor-length skirt of a gown fashioned with a layered surplice bodice and an ultra-wide pleated band defining the Empire waist.

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Luminous, travel-friendly charmeuse is expertly hand-pleated and heat-set in this endlessly flattering A-line sleeveless dress inset with beautiful lace to accent the expertly crafted texture. Gleaming jewels highlight the décolleté-baring V-neckline and an open-front chiffon jacket offers tasteful coverage.

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“The Wedding Fair” at ExCel London on 18 -19 April.

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Hi everybody
Just thought I would give you a quick heads Up on the up and coming occasion that is “The Wedding Fair” at ExCel London on 18 -19 April. If you are planning a wedding or have been invited to attend a wedding this is the show for you.

You will be treated to eight exciting and entertaining Catwalk Shows throughout the two days, on show will be dresses from leading designers such as Ellis, Ritva Westenius, Ronald Joyce, Justin Alexander, Zac Posen, Mori Lee, Silk+Satin, Oriental Pearl, White by Vera Wang, David’s Bridal and many more.

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If you are looking for the latest trends or classic styles, you will see every style, type and design of wedding dress, you are sure to find inspiration for your dream wedding gown

A good selection of the dresses modeled on the catwalk are available for you to try on and buy direct from our exhibitor’s stands so be sure to make a note of those that catch your eye!

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As well as a variety of wedding dresses taking center stage on the Catwalk, you also be able to see the latest trends for Bridesmaids, Mother of the Bride and Grooms Wear. You will also see, inspirational floral bouquets, stunning hair and makeup styling and sparkling accessories will complete your look for your wedding celebrations!

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The catwalk shows are hugely popular but remember if you buy a VIP ticket you will receive reserved seating.

Book Your VIP Tickets Here Use Code WFY38 to save on your tickets 

The Essential Bridal Wear Collection brings together many of the South East’s leading boutiques all under one roof. You will be met with a fantastic variety of bridal wear exhibitors, so much so that you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to looking for that perfect dress. This vast collection will mean there are stunning gowns to suit each and every style and budget. There is also the added bonus of being able to have personal dress fittings and consultations on the day.

So what are you waiting for? With dresses from leading designers such as Naomi Neoh, Pronovias, Ronald Joyce, Stephanie Allin, Intuzuri Costura, Mark Lesley and many more, you’ll be sure to find your dream dress at the fair!

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To make the experience even better, many of the Bridal wear suppliers will also be offering exclusive discounts for you to take advantage of on the day!

Mother of the Bride & Bridal Party

11399472234_3b59218b35_bAs well as bridal gowns, we will also have an extensive range of Mother of the Bride, Bridesmaid, Groom and Ushers collections. Many of these are also available to try on and buy at the Fair. So make sure your bring your bridal party along, and everyone can find their perfect outfit!

All dresses on the catwalk can be found in The Essential Bridal Wear Collection to try on the day. 

Entertainment Stage

entertainmentstage-300x200If you consider that one of the most important (and often most memorable) aspects of your wedding day will be the musical entertainment. Whether it’s a classical string quartet or a rocking six piece band that you’re after, The Entertainment Stage at the ExCel London Wedding Fair is here to help.

The finest selection of musical entertainment exhibitors will be performing live on the stage throughout the day to help stage1-329x220you choose your perfect musical accompaniment.

Do be sure to speak with our entertainment exhibitors on their stand following their performances for special show.

The most important thing is to have fun and make sure you get as much out of the show as possible. You will find some fantastic deals on products that can be bought and ordered while you are at the show.

Book Your VIP Tickets Here
Use Code WFY38 to save on your tickets