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Pop star Tony Hadley marries Alison

05/08/09 • Archive

Pop star Tony Hadley has tied the knot with his long-time partner Alison Evers at a private ceremony in Berkshire. The 49-year-old frontman for the 1980s band Spandau Ballet has been with his wife for six years. The couple have a two-year-old daughter Zara. The wedding at Cliveden House was said to have been attended… read more

model posing in lace wedding dress and chapel length veil all by Paloma Blanca

Your wedding dress countdown

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Wedding Dresses

Finding your perfect dress is a big project. Here’s how to plan for it… Timing ‐‐ how long do you need? Rather like house‐hunting, dress‐buying is not something you can generally do casually. Even if you love the first dress you see, unless you are seriously busy or allergic to shopping you’ll want to look… read more

How to choose the perfect wedding dress

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Roles & Duties, Wedding Dresses

We’ll take you through everything you need to consider about wearing your dress on the day itself. Follow these guidelines and you’ll find wearing even the bouffiest meringue a cinch. Finding the wedding dress of your dreams is really easy and lots of fun, just follow our guide. Your wedding dress should the most fabulously… read more

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DIY Dresses

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Wedding Dresses

If you’re handy with a sewing machine and want to create a wedding dress that is truly unique here’s what to consider when it comes to making your own low-cost, big ‘wow factor’ gown. And once you’ve made your dress, you’ll want to make your bridesmaids dresses too. Dressmaking basics Whether you are making your… read more

Wedding dress sleeve styles

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Wedding Dresses

Choose the sleeve to suit your bridal gown Long The long sleeve is slender and runs from shoulder to wrist. A popular choice of fabric for long sleeve dresses is a translucent sheer fabric. Long Bell‐shaped Bell‐shaped sleeve The bell‐shaped sleeve style is slender from shoulder to elbow or mid‐forearm then flares out to the… read more

Neckline shapes for wedding dresses

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Roles & Duties, Wedding Dresses

Strapless, halter or scoop ‐‐ which one’s right for you? V‐neck The V‐neck dips down to a v‐shape at the front, which de‐emphasizes the bust line. The back may be similarly cut or be higher and straighter. This style suits brides with medium sized breasts. V‐neck Square Square The square neckline is cut straight across… read more

Wedding attire for the mother of the bride

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride, Roles & Duties

Choosing your mother of the bride’s outfit can be a headache, let Confetti make it easier for you with our comprehensive guide. Chances are you’re just as excited about looking fabulous on the big day as the bride is. Read on to help you choose the perfect wedding day outfit. Other than the bride, there’s… read more

Wedding Jewellery and Bridal Accessories

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Rings & Jewellery, Roles & Duties, Wedding Jewellery

Whether vintage, traditional or modern, your dress serves as a backdrop for the bridal accessories you want to wear which, in turn, give your outfit a real “Wow” factor. Here’s how to pick them… The gloves are off Why not top off your party finery with a pair of elegant gloves. If you’re wearing a… read more

All about accessories

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Roles & Duties

Whether vintage, traditional or modern, your dress serves as a backdrop for the jewellery and accessories you want to wear. Here’s how to pick those special‐occasion extras… The gloves are off Why not top off your party finery with a pair of elegant gloves. If you’re wearing a strapless, sleeveless or thin‐strapped dress, gloves that… read more

Hats: the way to do it

06/06/06 • Archive, Bridalwear, Bridesmaids & Chief Bridesmaid, Roles & Duties

The hat you choose has to work quite hard: it must be the right shape for your face, your body type, your outfit and your hairstyle. This can feel like tall order but it is achievable. Here’s how… Hats: the way to do it If you’ve decided wear a hat to top off your party… read more