A name change isn’t a game changer – How Grief made me cherish my maiden name and why it’s here to stay…for now!

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More and more people are opting for a name change after marriage with a record 85,000 new names registered in 2015 by  deed poll in the UK. With the cost of weddings only increasing, couples are taking on each others names to mark their love and commitment as an alternative to walking down the expensive aisle!  As an excited B2B, one of the things I looked forward to the most was to stand side by side with my Dad as I took my final steps as a unmarried woman, embarking on my new life with my gorgeous Husband to be. But sadly just four months before our wedding, the Father of the Bride was handed a new role from […]

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CATHERINE & SARAH: Black cabs & Soho lights – An intimate London winter wedding

As we reflect on the last week’s tragic events that took place in our beloved city of London, the messages that that seem to cut through our heartbreak are ones of solidarity and love. So we feel there’s  no greater time to introduce our readers to this week’s Real Wedding of Catherine and Sarah. Who, with the help of some famous London backdrops, black cabs and the fabulous community of Soho take us on a ride as we explore their stunning intimate London winter wedding attended by only 5 guests! Catherine a freelancer working in the Film industry and Sarah, an Engagement manager for a Headhunting search firm first met online in 2009. Catherine a Northern lass who was new to London, decided […]

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Been too busy planning to go? Here’s the best London wedding supplier picks from this year’s National Wedding Show

Wedding shows are a fantastic way to bring your squad together while getting to know an array of suppliers (and inevitably their discounts!) in one conveniently, pimped up decorated booth location. But their not for everyone! ‘The crowds are too big’, ‘You’re not paying attention’, ‘That’s it I’ve had enough i’m coming back with your mother!‘ Those were the passing comments Annie from W+P picked up before she had even walked through the London NWS’s main doors! So we’ve taken a hit for the team & done the hard work for you sifting through the aisle’s of over 250 stalls to find the best London wedding suppliers so you don’t have to! So if your natural habitat is […]

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We’re engaged! So what do we do now? The first 10 steps to planning a wedding

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If you’re reading this you’ve probably recently added a new word to your vocab and for some of you, there’s a new sparkle in your eye that’s not just from your ring finger…so let me firstly start by saying CONGRATULATIONS! Getting engaged is one of the most exciting and loved up periods of your life, but with everyone being equally excited around you, it can be overwhelming at times. All the questions and wedding planning shifts your brain into overdrive and you find yourself in a panic asking ‘what the hell do I do now’? But don’t fear! Planning a wedding is a fantastic & fun adventure…with the right information to help you along the way! So let […]

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