Friday, 29 July 2011

Royal Wedding Mark Two

So, another Royal Wedding will be taking place this weekend, and I for one am excited to see the Royal Family rock up at a 'normal' traditional do. Let's face it, with the groom being the captain of the England Rugby team, there is sure going to be a maHOOsive piss up tomorrow evening up in Edinburgh.

With Zara choosing Stewart Parvin, her Grandmother's favourite designer, to do her dress, I'm a bit unsure what to expect. For me there's nothing too special in his collection, don't get me wrong, they're beautiful dresses, but not worthy of a Royal.

The ones I've chosen to put on here are the most 'out there' designs, and neither hit the mark if I'm honest.

It'll be a lovely wedding, they're totally inlove, and hey - that's what it's all about isn't it? (cough)

Becky x

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Design Your Own Shoes?? Hells Yeah!

When my friend sent me this site my heart leapt with joy. How much more fun could you possibly have than designing your own shoes (well apart from handbags, but sadly that remains an unfulfilled dream)?

Having been searching for 'the' dress since March (nope, still not got one, turns out I'm too fussy), the old shoe situation keeps coming up time and time again. There are two schools of thought in the whole wedding shoes issue, the first think that the shoes come once you've found the dress of your dreams, and the second believe in order to find your dress, you need to already have the shoes. Well shoot me down if this doesn't create an extra panic! I'm definitely hanging out in the first camp, I think the dress is way more important than the shoes (don't kill me), no one even sees them for a start! Yikes.

So all this chatter has also lead me onto looking for the perfect pair. I need something with a platform, stilettos are a no go for me I'm afraid. Open toe as well is a must, I'll be marrying in summer after all, always good to get a bit of air down there.

So you can understand my excitement about being able to design my own wedding shoes? They do a special range of Bridal Satin (you can order the swatches beforehand - perfect) and you can choose the shoe style, straps/no straps, embellishment and loads more. I implore everyone to have a go - it's a lot of fun.

This is the shoe I came up with - all over Oyster Italian Satin with a Swarovski Crystal Cluster (well, thought I'd go all out, hey?) and they came to £300, sure it'd be less if you dropped the crystals. In fact, I'm going to give it another go.

Click here to go on the website.


Becky x

Friday, 22 July 2011

Kate's Dress On Display

I am a bit gutted that this masterpiece isn't going on display for longer, or in a place that most people can go, but I guess it's good they're allowing some people to see it up close. It'll be displayed at Buckingham Palace's summer exhibition.

I'm most excited about the dress, but also the veil. Eeek. Wish I was going.

Here's a sneak preview.


Becky x

Make My Day Vintage

I cannot describe how excited I was when I came across this London based company. They specialise in hiring out vintage tea cups, saucers, suitcases and such like, ideal for a vintage themed wedding. All mismatching and individually beautiful they'd definitely add an extra wow to your special day, they are a definite must for anyone wanting a shabby-chic do.
Check out their website here to get more details on prices and delivery, but here are some of my favourite pictures. I am for sure having those vintage luggage cases, just beautiful.


Becky x

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Disney Launch Bridal Range

Whilst it might not be everyone's cup of tea, you've got to admit it is a pretty savvy business decision from those over at Disney to launch a collaboration with Alfred Angelo bridal wear. If I'm honest, I can't believe it's taken them this long to realise the size of the prize, if you like. I mean, doesn't almost every girl say "I want to look like a princess" when asked about how they imagine themselves on their wedding day.

The collection comprises of 7 dresses inspired by the most well-known Disney princesses, including of course Belle from Beauty and the Beast, and Cinderella.

Alfred Angelo's interpretation of Cinderella's gown

Ariel's mermaid inspired dress

Belle's Gown
Belle from Beauty & The Beast

Jasmine style wedding dress
Plus, if you're interested in learning more about how this collaboration came about, and the inspiration behind the gown, this video was posted on YouTube.


Becky x

Monday, 4 July 2011

Doesn't She Look Lovely

I'm sure everyone has seen these by now, but as if I couldn't post these. So nice to see her look so happy. And wouldn't you in the beautiful vintage inspired dress. She looks exactly how I imagined her, relaxed, stylish but not too styled. I love the bridesmaids too.


Friday, 1 July 2011

Kate's Arrived At Church!!

No words. Just amazing. Eeeeek. Can't wait for more. Plus. If she's wearing I veil, I defo have to.


Becky x

Abbey Gets Wed!

Ahhh. How happy does she look?? (Let's face it, no one cares about the lanky bloke). Her Giles Deacon dress is perfect for her, beautifully styled hair and red nail varnish. She looks stunning. I just love her. I couldn't pick just one picture, so here's an array (courtesy of Google Image). I could look at these forever.


Becky x