We have utterly glamorous and chic wedding inspiration on the blog today with *Brides the Show*
*Brides the Show* – 2-4 October 2015
Business Design Centre, Islington, London, N1 0QH
Friday 4 October: 5pm – 9pm | Saturday 5 October: 10am – 5pm | Sunday 6 October: 10am – 4pm
I am very excited by the fabulous wedding show that is *Brides the Show*, the leading luxury bridal show that returns to London in October for its fourth year. If you are looking to plan a stylish, glamorous and chic wedding, then *Brides the Show* has everything you could possibly wish for when planning your big day.
It’s utterly incredible line up is second-to-none and a bridal heaven for all of you lovely brides-to-be! At its core is a curated edit of more than 130 industry experts, including a line-up of leading bridal designers, florists, photographers, cake-makers, honeymoon experts and caterers.
You can expect the freshest ideas, the highest quality craftsmanship and the very latest trends all overseen by journalists and stylists behind Brides, the UK’s number one best-selling quality bridal magazine.
*Brides the Show* is at the forefront of bridal fashion and can guarantee an exquisite array of beautiful dresses to swoon over! Joining the line-up of British and international designers this year will be Amanda Wakeley, Halfpenny London, Catherine Deane, Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Sassi Holford, Naomi Neoh, Charlie Brear and Suzanne Neville.
The catwalk this year echoes the story of The Secret Garden, with beautiful references to climbing foliage and heavenly country garden florals, all inspired by Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic English novel. Brides-to-be will be shown romantic modern gowns in tumbling silk tulle, lighter-then-air chiffon and delicate organza. Colours will move from the softest ivory to washes of pastel pink, peach, blue and luxurious metallics. Details include intricate rose-buds, 3D florals, leafy embroidery and beaded embellishment.These gorgeous wedding dresses will come to life with one of the five daily catwalk shows giving you an up-close view at some of the most gorgeous wedding dresses around.
The Friday preview evening sees an exclusive collaboration with A-list designer Jenny Packham, in which she will showcase her 2016 NY Bridal Week catwalk show, including a recreation of her gorgeous A Midsummer Night’s Dream set. This one-off catwalk show will also feature a selection of designs that have been created by Jenny exclusively for *Brides The Show* – dresses that have never been seen in public before.
This fantastic evening also sees some of the most impressive industry experts talking all things weddings! The incredible line-up includes Jenny Packham, William & Kate’s official wedding photographer, Hugo Burnand and GQ’s online fashion editor Nick Carvell.
There are a fabulous array of DIY wedding workshops on offer in the Imagination Room where you can learn lots of new wedding skills and experience first hand some of Brides most popular DIY projects. Award-winning florist Zita Elze will help you create wearable flowers, stationer Eagle Eyed Bride will show how to design a luxurious table plan and Joakim Prat from Maître Choux who will show you how to decorate éclairs.
Some of the industry’s best wedding experts will be ‘On the Sofa’ with the magnificent Brides team to give advice and tips on a whole array of topics. Some of the guest stars include wedding dress designers Amanda Wakeley, Kate Halfpenny and Suzanne Neville, global pro makeup artist for Bobbi Brown, Hannah Martin, and celebrity wedding planner Bruce Russell giving his top tips for planning all things for your big day.
*Wonderful Wedding Venues*
If you have recently got engaged and have not yet decided on your venue, then there will be lots of inspiration to help you find your dream wedding location. Some of the impressive venues exhibiting include Amberley Castle, Blenheim Palace, Historic Royal Palaces, Kew Gardens and The Mayfair.
One of the funnest parts of planning a wedding is deciding where you go on honeymoon and your groom is guaranteed to love the Dream Destinations zone where you can meet the best UK and international honeymoon experts. You can even stop for a manicure and shop for honeymoon fashion whilst leaving your groom peusing some glossy magazines!
We cannot wait to attend *Brides the Show* this year, it is going to be F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S!!! So get your girls together and head to what is going to be such a fun day filled with abundant amounts of wedding pretty!
‘There simply is no other bridal show that can rival *Brides The Show*,’ says Jade Beer, Editor of Brides magazine.‘The designers we attract, the quality of all our hand-picked exhibitors, the range of activities we offer brides-to-be and the sheer number of high spending brides that come to see us far outweighs anything else on offer. If you’re getting married anytime soon why wouldn’t you come?’
£20 (White ticket) | £35 (Gold VIP ticket) | Bridal Brunch Ticket £45