Today on the blog we have a stunning wedding beautifully captured by Sacha Miller. Charlotte and Steve’s Tiffany & Co wedding was too beautiful not to share with you. Sit back and enjoy this absolutely stunning big day. ~ Kate … Continue reading
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Established in 2012 in the Welsh seaside town of Penarth, the Rachel Burgess Bridal Boutique is fast becoming a hub for beautiful handmade dresses and accessories by Welsh Designers. Alongside vintage dresses which all tell a story.
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The Boutique’s unique approach offers every bride an exclusive 2 hour appointment, in which she can have the Boutique to herself with free reign to try on as many dresses as she wishes.
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With an eclectic range of non-traditional dresses the Boutique is proud to be giving women an opportunity to do bridal in their own way!
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Rachel is proud to be championing dress collections from Amy Mair Couture, E&W Couture, Ffrog & Helen Rhiannon Designer Label – all the dresses are made right here in Wales by the designers themselves, something Rachel is passionate about! The Boutique also stocks handmade accessories from Kate Barlow and Claire Hill Designs.
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Little Green is a unique eye catching ice cream bike. Our vintage ice cream bike has been built using reclaimed timber upcycled using beautiful potato pallets and utilising re purposed items we aim to provide a totally unique ice cream service, perfect for your beautiful funky green ecofriendly marquee wedding.
Imagine the delight of being served fresh clotted cream ice cream in a waffle cone in the sun. Nothing could be better.
We are proud to sell only the best local Welsh clotted cream ice cream made by our friends Llanfaes diary. With so many flavours to choose from why eat anything else!
Pop along to our stand at Cwtchfest and say hello!
John Mark Films Wedding Videography is run by myself Mark Tancock. We believe in Affordable, Fun & Professional Cinematic Films. Our packages are very simple because really we only have one so it’s easier for you. One Package, One Price, One Amazing Film.
We are fully licensed company who can supply aerial drone footage as part of the film to provide unique views unrivalled of your special day. There is two of us on the day to make sure we cover all the important angles.
Myself, I am married with a great family and dog named Alfie. A lot of our wedding work is centred on our experience going through the process and understanding what each bride & groom expects from a film to last a lifetime.
We look forward to meeting everyone at Cwtchfest 2016 and showing our work and what we can offer on your Wedding day.
Keep watching the blog to meet more of our amazing Cwtchfest exhibitors as we count down to #Cwtchfest2016
Because of the unique way we are supported, brides can benefit from a range of unique services:
- Access up to 85 wedding dresses, and over 25 designers in one location
- Try up to 15 bridal looks during each 2hr fitting
- Enjoy wedding dresses already tailored to your size and height
- Customise your look with matching high end accessories
- Receive a written summary of your fitting after every visit
- Take as many photographs of your fitting as you need to
- Have your wedding dress couriered to your home for 2 weeks around your wedding dates
- Have your wedding dress sent to your location abroad
- Liaise with the same person throughout your wedding dress journey
- Feel free to change your mind should you fall in love with a newer arrival
- Organise a home fitting should you have mobility issues
Award winning jeweller Anne Morgan offers the best of contemporary jewellery within her unique interior styled gallery.
Anne Morgan Jewellery showcases over 30 selected designers promising quality craftsmanship and design.
Having designed and made jewellery for the past 20 years Anne now shows her contemporary designs alongside some of the best makers in the UK. Everything on show is handmade using precious materials such as gold and silver to plastics, leather and wood.. Anne’s own work incorporates semi-precious stones and textured metal. She is able to work to clients brief to create stunning one-off pieces.
With a workshop on the premises Anne and her team are able to offer remodelling and bespoke commissions for any occasion.
Anne offers wedding ring workshop that allow couples to Design and make their own wedding rings in a one day workshop. Anne will guide them through the process of making their own rings with her expert tuition. They will be able to choose the shape and finish of your rings. Choose from 9ct gold, 18ct gold to Platinum.
Keep watching the blog for more #Cwtchfest2016 suppliers!!!
Classic Bride Charlie has been researching High Street & Online Wedding Dresses for you, if you are a bride on a budget or just someone who likes a bargain keep reading!
Nb. All prices correct at time of editing.
For brides on a budget there is no need to spend thousands of pounds on your wedding dress when there are so many beautiful options on the high street. I’ve been doing a bit of internet searching and finding some of my favourite wedding dresses for way under £1000.
You can click on each dress to be taken to it’s webpage
The Gardenia dress from Phase Eight is now on sale for £499 but only in limited sizes, if you want to buy this beauty you better snap it up quickly!
This gorgeous ivory Grecian style dress from Topshop is an absolute steal at £49.00. Perfect for a summer wedding.
Also from Topshop this white lace dress would be perfect for a registry office wedding or destination wedding in sunny climes, also under £100.
The real surprise for me was this beauty from BHS, yes you saw that correctly! British Home Stores has this beautiful Florence wedding dress for a bargainous £150.
We’re back to Phase Eight for this stunning twenties inspired embellished wedding dress which I think looks like it would cost way over it’s £595 price tag.
The Josefina dress from Phase Eight is another stunner and this one comes in under £500.
This below the knee wiggle dress from ASOS is bang on trend and only £55.
This beautiful silver & white maxi by Chi Chi London from ASOS is only £70!
And this Chi Chi London dress also from ASOS is a gorgeous tea length and has a lace Bardot neckline.
This gorgeous dress from H&M is probably the biggest bargain for only £40!
And finally we are back online for our most expensive (but my absolute favourite!) dress which is from the Etsy UK shop Saras Gowns, this absolute stunner is £830 which is still a really good price if you ask me!
Have any of our readers had a really good experience buying their wedding dress from the high street? We would love to see your pictures and hear your stories, get in touch if you would like to be involved in a future high street post :) x
Our gorgeous 2016 collection features delicate Chantilly Laces, exquisite embroidered tulles and sumptuous silks; hemlines are prettily tea length or elegantly long; silhouettes are full skirted or figure flaunting slim. The detailing is delicate and the overall look is effortlessly stylish.
Blue gowns are reated using silk fabrics. The signature look is an elegant gown with a dash of prettiness. Key pieces include:
Beau is an exceptionally flattering ensemble composed of three quarter length sleeved lace vest and ballerina length gown with a wide belt trimming the waist.
Cassie features a delicate ballet wrap style top worn with a full skirted tea length gown to produce an effortlessly pretty look.
We have added new dresses and tops to the mix and match pieces so brides can create their own unique look
Designed by Welsh designer Angela Pitcher Dowdell, the label is based in Cardiff and production takes place entirely in the UK using carefully chosen beautiful fabrics. Retail prices range from £1900 to £2500 for Blue and £1400 to £1900 for Sky Blue.
Introducing Sky Blue
Our Sky Blue collection features the clean lines and detailing you recognise as Blue but using more price conscious non-silk fabrics. Key pieces include:
Isabel features a silhouette which fits through to the hips and then flares to the hem
Blake is an all over lace dress with a figure flaunting silhouette. The low cut back is demurely sheer. The neckline, sleeve and dress hems are trimmed with hand applied beaded lace edging.
Joy has a beautiful braided lace and beaded bodice and the flared crepe skirt never fails to flatter.
For more information or to book an appointment visit the Blue Bridalwear website or call them on 029 2062 4477