The Golden Age of Curves

By Emma Louise, owner of Bridalwear by Emma Louise At Bridalwear by Emma Louise we aim to provide brides with a fabulous collection of gowns together with the best in customer service when searching for ‘The One’. Recently, we realised that we were lacking gowns for our plus size brides to try on properly and so … Read more

Dramatic Metallics – a styled shoot by Kerry Baker MUA

As a make-up artist, I am always looking for ways to inspire my brides and push the boundaries with what is considered to be “traditional” bridal make up. One of the biggest trends we are seeing in the wedding industry at the moment is the use of ‘mixed metallics’. Usually such materials are incorporated into … Read more

Are You a #GreatNorthernBride?

The team at Little White Books are all about the Great Northern Bride – helping her create amazing memories to share with her groom, family and guests that they can treasure forever – so we’re launching our blog to celebrate everything that’s Great about getting married in the North! The Great Northern Bride Blog is … Read more

Beautiful Brides – a Styled Shoot at Bolton School

Laura Mayers and the bridal makeup team have always enjoyed being at the forefront of the bridal beauty industry for many years. This innovative team has worked with many amazing same sex couples on their civil ceremonies. This is an exciting and ever-growing market and as such Laura and a collection of talented wedding professionals … Read more

A Great Northern Wedding Photo Shoot

The Great Northern Wedding Show is the perfect destination for the Northern bride & groom. Our exhibition features 120 of the region’s most prominent wedding businesses. Every area of wedding planning is covered here, plus we have beauty demos, mock ceremonies, catwalk shows and a whole feast of fresh street food, afternoon teas, ice creams … Read more

Ashfield House, where country chic meets luxurious elegance

Where Luxury Country House Chic meets Modern Elegance, Ashfield House is an exclusive wedding & event venue situated in Standish, Lancashire. It is an independent family business and you really feel this when you step inside, everything is personal and it is clear that they love what they do. Having recently undergone a stunning renovation, … Read more

The Bridal Make-up Team

Laura Mayers is an established bridal hair & make up designer with a wealth of experience within TV, Film & Magazine industries. Due to Laura’s own connections and work within these creative industries she has brought together a team of Make Up Artists with the best credentials and experience on projects such as ‘Hello’ magazine, … Read more

Here Come The Curves

When you think that almost one half of the UK’s women are a size 16 or above, then you can see why more Bridal gown designers than ever before are jumping on the Curvaceous bride revolution, producing inspiring collections of plus-size gowns that ensure you ooze gorgeousness & confidence on your special day. Kerry Baker … Read more

Jean Jackson Couture & Charlotte Balbier

The Secret Rose Garden On Thursday 2nd July Jean Jackson Couture in Manchester’s Northern Quarter was transformed into a secret rose garden to mark the official launch of Charlotte Balbier’s WILLA ROSE collection and brand at Jean Jackson Couture’s 2 boutiques. Manchester brides-to-be, industry professionals and national press joined the ladies at Jean Jackson and … Read more

Glamour and Grace – A Great Northern Photo Shoot

The Great Northern Wedding Show demands a Great Northern photoshoot, with an enviable collection of great Northern wedding professionals and a great Northern wedding venue! Our chosen venue was the spectacular and imposing Leighton Hall nr Carnforth, Lancashire. This historic home is a genuinely stunning location for exclusive and luxurious wedding ceremonies, a real fairy tale … Read more