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A Gift Registry With Heart: SoKind

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Good morning! Today we’d like to introduce you to a really innovative, alternative gift registry called SoKind that allows couples to register for gifts from the heart rather than a bunch of blingy stuff. From SoKind:

Friends and family. That’s what wedding receptions boil down to, right? It would be a lot less work and cost if a wedding consisted solely of a ceremony. No need to worry about finding a venue or coordinating entertainment. No need to worry about menus or seating arrangements. Yet despite the hassle, many people still choose to commemorate one of life’s biggest events with a celebration.

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Lovely Autumn Invitations by Invitations by Dawn

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For your fall wedding, now is the perfect time to search for your wedding invitations, and Invitations by Dawn is here with a great new collection! It might be tempted to be inspired by the wonderful spring and summer weather we have right now, but it’s a great idea to set the theme for your autumn wedding using your invitation design. We love rich autumn colors, nature, fall leaves, and rustic themes for our autumn weddings, and these invitations definitely fit the bill!

Invitations by Dawn has shared with us their collection of beautiful invitations and we are excited to share with you these stunning designs that are sure to fit any couple’s style:

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His and Hers Wedding Bands by Angara

His and Hers Wedding Bands by Angara

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Good morning lovlies! As I’m sure you’re more than aware, there are a lot of details that go into planning a wedding, not the least of which is where to buy your wedding bands. Here is an option for you to consider: Angara is an online retailer with decades of experience in jewelery and fine gemstones. From Angara’s website:

Angara is a word in ancient Sanskrit that means “the fire within.” It is with this Angara that the Earth has created our magnificent gemstones. Our family has been in the fine gemstone business for generations and has deep roots in gemstone cutting, polishing and design. We specialize in Sapphires, Rubies, Emeralds, Tanzanites, Diamonds and other precious gemstones.

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Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaid Dresses, and More From The Cotswold Frock Shop

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The Cotswold Frock Shop is a wedding gown and fashion shop located in Gloucestershire, England with a great online presence, with free UK delivery for orders over £100.00. From their website:

The Cotswold Frock Shop is an inspiring space full to the brim with beautiful designer wedding gowns, Special occasion outfits for Mother or the Bride or Groom including dresses and suits for wedding guests or a day at the races, shoes and accessories.

You can rely on our staff to guide you gently through choosing an outfit for your special day whether it’s for a wedding, prom, graduation of any occasion where you want to look amazing.

Privately owned and managed by Christine, The Cotswold Frock Shop was established in 1988, so you can befit from almost 25 years of experience in fittings brides and their Mums with their prefect dress.

There are some stunning dresses by The Cotswold Frock Shop — here are a few of our favorites:

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Camping Your Way to Post-Wedded Bliss!

Camping Your Way to Post-Wedded Bliss!

Today we have another treat for our UK readers; the inside scoop on some of the best honeymoon camping around! Enjoy:

Recent research by Best of British, a high end campsite company, suggests more newly married couples each year are plumping for camping, caravanning, chalet or camper van style honeymoons. Rather than the usual tried and tested overseas destinations, staycation type ‘moons are becoming more popular and it’s little wonder why.

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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As well as looking forward to a future with the partner you love, it’s said that there are other advantages for couples choosing to tie the knot. Studies suggest that married people tend to live longer, and (though unromantic) married couples enjoy better financial benefits, thanks to tax breaks for wedded couples. A wedding day is a much anticipated, enjoyable event that hopefully runs smoothly for all guests.

But planning the perfect wedding takes time and effort. Here are a few things that you will need to think about:

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Fashion Forward Accessories for Your Wedding Day…and Beyond!

Fashion Forward Accessories for Your Wedding Day...and Beyond!

Hello Lovelies! Today we’re sharing a selection of bold accessories from New York based designer Proenza Schouler. These are more than just statement pieces for the big day. These are investment pieces that you’ll treasure for years. From Proenza Schouler’s website:

Proenza Schouler is defined by its fusion of craftsmanship and attention to detail with a sense of refined ease. Inspiration drawn from contemporary art and youth culture is combined with an emphasis on tailoring and the use of custom developed fabrics.

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A Guide to Engagement Ring Styles

A Guide to Engagement Ring StylesA diamond is forever, which can make choosing one difficult. Genesis Diamonds has created this visual guide to the different styles available by some of the best designers. Enjoy!

There are perhaps three times in your life when events are concentrated solely on you – when you are born, when you are engaged to be married, and at the conclusion of your life. Chances are that the middle period is the one that you best remember and the one over which you have the most control.

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Add Sparkle to Your Big Day With Bridal Jewels by Jon Richard

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Here’s another post for our UK brides. Today we’re sharing a selection of bridal jewelry from Jon Richard! Of course, you already have the ring — now all you need are the earrings, necklace and tiara! From their website:

Since its launch in 1985, Jon Richard has become a wide brand portfolio retailer catering for every woman’s Jewellery and Accessory needs. We seek inspiration from every corner of the world, sourcing trends and styles from the likes of New York, Paris, Milan and the Far East.

Malcolm Stark, Founder and Chief Executive, realised the companies potential after discovering a niche in the market for design-led, competitively priced jewellery and accessories. This led to Malcolm teaming up with Managing Director Sarah Frew, in 1990 who had a strong design background obtained from previous roles at Ralph Lauren and Liberty of London.  The brand now boasts concessions in over 110 Debenhams stores and a range of other department stores such as, Allders, Elys, James Selby and Voisins.

See some of our favorite Jon Richard’s beautiful jewelry after the cut:

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A Quick Guide to Headpieces — Infographic

When I was a child, I was obsessed with princesses—what woman wasn’t? (Though, sidenote, funny how being a princess was more desired than being a queen!) The headpiece of the princess was usually a gorgeous and delicate tiara, and now brides everywhere can finally be the princess they wanted to be on their wedding day with a gorgeous headpiece.

SimplyBridal is here with an awesome infographic to help you choose a headpiece for your wedding day:

Intro to Headpieces

We also got a wonderful preview of SimplyBridal’s new headpiece collection:

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