The best dressed pets at weddings
There’s nothing we love more than a cute pet at a wedding – but what’s even better is when couples take things one step further and dress up their furry friends. Some seem to want to ‘marry’ their animals together, while others are happy for their pretty pets to take a supporting role. There are a couple of things we’ve realised from these genius photos though – that cats suit spectacles, dachshunds rock tartan and pigs really, really love wearing wedding veils.
The best ties and bow ties for grooms
Chaps, we know you can’t have quite as much fun as your bride when it comes to dressing up for the big day. But there is one way to put personality into your wedding style without turning up in something super flamboyant like a purple shiny suit. Pairing a cool tie or bow tie with a classic shirt and dinner jacket will make sure you stand out from the rest of the wedding party. And forget extra-wide ties in a Windsor knot like what your dad wore on his wedding day – these styles are strictly for the fashion-savvy groom.
Best unusual wedding dresses for cool modern brides
It's no longer about a traditional all-white dress with a trailing veil and those pointy shoes your grandma really likes. Nope, times are moving on, people, and it might be an idea to take a look at the latest themes and see what you think. We're not talking Lady Gaga space-style attire, but some of these beautiful brides might just inspire you.
Worst wedding dresses of all time
We love that all brides have an individual style and that's what makes every wedding so special. While we've seen so many beautiful brides and dresses over the years, we have to admit there are some we might have thought twice about if we were the ones getting married. But who are we to judge? Let's leave that to you.
Umbrellas for a rainy wedding day
Let's be honest, you can't rely on British weather. It's August and we're pretty soggy as we're typing this. BUT we're not going to let a bit of rain get us down and you shouldn't do either. If you're anticipating a rain cloud during your special day, use it to your advantage and get some great photographs out of it. Summer storms or April showers - your wedding won't be be a washout when you whip out one of these beautiful umbrellas.
The best mini beauty products to buy for your honeymoon
Pandora and Vicki from lifeinadoodle.com are two friends who go way back and love to blog about fashion, beauty and life in London – the only difference is they doodle just about everything they do. With Capital FM presenter Pandora set to get married next year, we put them to the task of illustrating their ten favourite beauty products that you can take in your honeymoon hand luggage. They’ve tried, tested and doodled the best travel-sized beauty buys around, to stop that long-haul flight and seawater from messing with your skin and hair. Here are their top picks…
20 ways to surprise your wedding guests
It’s pretty much guaranteed that your guests will be in a good mood on your wedding day – there’ll be a merry atmosphere whatever your reception’s like. But if you sprinkle your day with treats and surprises, it’ll light up everyone's faces and make your wedding stick out from the blur of speeches and ceremonies of weddings past. From buying mini-me Lego favours to serving ice-lollies on a summer’s day, these ideas are easy to do but will make your guests feel extra special.
The best 'will you be my bridesmaid?' invites
The marriage proposal might fall to the groom, but there are certain people that you need to pop the question to: your bridesmaids. If you want to mark the occasion in a more special way than drunkenly asking on a night out, it’s time to plan your official invites. Whether you want to make them laugh with cheeky wording or make them cry with something thoughtful, we’ve got DIY ideas, cards you can buy and plenty of ways to surprise them.
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