Brides

All the latest news, photos, stories, tips and more on brides, weddings and bridal fashion

  • 21 A pre-wedding party for sophisticated hens
    Hen weekends are the perfect opportunity to take part in some original, fun and even cultural activities with your girlfriends. A celebration of the bride-to-be's last moments as a...

  • 22 Accessorise for luck with old, new, borrowed and blue
    No matter how modern a wedding you’re planning, we’re sure there’s one tradition you’ll be adhering to: Something old, something new, Something borrowed, something blue And...

  • 23 Something new, with decadent lace and flirty bows
    Your wedding day promises to be one of the most romantic days of your life, so what you put under your dress is just as important as the gown you go for. Embrace the opportunity to invest...

  • 24 Idyllic Ibiza nuptials for Mr and Mrs Bayman
    Lara and Alex were introduced by a friend three years ago at the Farnham Carnival in Surrey.  That night they hit the dancefloor until late and stayed up chatting until the early hours of the...

  • 25 Get stunning skin for your wedding day
    All brides want to be at their most radiant and beautiful. But with lots of planning and the inevitable last minute rush in the run-up to the day, those vital eight hours of sleep aren't always guaranteed...

  • 26 Perfect your wedding pose for those once-in-a-lifetime pics
    Celebrities are trained to look their best in front of the camera. Their expert techniques are easily copied and will help towards creating a sophisticated keepsake of your big day. Here...

  • 27 The style guide for full-figured brides
    Wondering which dress shape will flatter your shapely silhouette?  See our style advice for the three most common body types to find out which dress will best suit your curvaceous...

  • 28 Daring bridal hemlines nod to the Sixties
    The Swinging Sixties saw a whole lot more leg than they were used to – the streets of London came alive with liberated ladies sporting mini skirts and showing off their pins. And it was all thanks...

  • 29 Marc and Deborah celebrate their 'Greatest Day' in County Durham
    Despite hailing from the same small village and having mutual friends, Marc and Deborah's paths hadn't crossed until cyber-cupid, Facebook, suggested they become 'friends'. They eventually met up in...

  • 30 London: The bridal shopping capital
    When shopping for your big day, London is the place to go. From designer bridal gowns to evening party dresses, fabulous floral arrangements to impressive favours, the capital has got it covered. To...

  • 31 Next season's bridal trends, detail by detail
    With what the 2013 bridal fashion shows have revealed, we're certain that next season's bride-to-be has a lot to look forward to.    Fashion forward designers have showcased ultra-feminine wedding...

  • 32 Unveiled: A decade of Chanel's bridal couture
    True to form, Karl Lagerfeld wowed crowds as he revealed the latest Chanel haute couture collection, entitled "New Vintage", in Paris. This season the grand finale showcased a fabulous, fairytale...

  • 33 Flatter your figure: Advice for the curvy bride
    If you're blessed with curves, make sure you flaunt them on your wedding day with a flattering silhouette.  The classic Marilyn Monroe hourglass is in fashion again so rather...

  • 34 Regal blooms: Timeless royal wedding bouquets
    The bridal bouquet is an accessory not to be underestimated, especially when the bride is royal, and has the eyes of the world upon her.  A bride's choice of bouquet is one of the many...

  • 35 Fit for a princess: Bridal Couture from Paris
    Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and Elie Saab are just some of the powerhouse designers that closed their Autumn/Winter 2012 collections with spectacular, majestic bridal gowns. White (often, but not always)...

  • 36 Romantic Mediterranean ceremony for football star Andrés Iniesta and his bride
    A week after Spain's victory in the European football championships, Andrés Iniesta kisses his bride passionately watched by his jubilant team mates. Barcelona mid-fielder Andres wed...

  • 37 Scott and Sarah get their dancing shoes on for their happy Hertfordshire nuptials
    After 10 years together, Sarah Stirling and Scott Ringsell chose the historic Harpenden House Hotel, Hertfordshire as the venue for their wedding day in April.  Close family members enjoyed...

  • 38 Make diamonds your crowning glory
    Accessories, including headwear, are vital in completing your wedding day look.   Finding the perfect wedding dress is understandably top priority, but by no means does the fun...

  • 39 Flirty, feminine bridal hair: The relaxed updo
    There are countless decisions to be made in the run-up to your wedding day. One is how you'll be wearing your hair, and the options are endless: curled, straight, wavy, plaited, up or down. This...

  • 40 Sanusha and Patrick wed on South African shores
    On a scorching hot March afternoon, Sanusha Naiker and Patrick Holley said "I do" in the bride's home country, South Africa. The bride and groom met in 2007 when Sanusha was working in the...



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