FOR A FARMHOUSE WEDDING: Charity at Unique Homestays
Couples looking for a magical wedding venue are bound to be drawn to Charity – a beautiful 15th century Welsh farmhouse ideal for a small wedding or family get-together. This charming house is located in the picturesque Olchon Valley (which is still only three hours from London). With views of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, a wood-fired hot tub, fire pit, snooker room, open fires, croquet lawn, home cinema and six beautiful bedrooms, it’s a lovely choice for an intimate event.
FOR GORGEOUS DRESSES: Reformation
Sustainable fashion brand, Reformation, has launched its new bridal collection alongside a range of pretty wedding shoes. Brides-to-be can choose from 11 pieces including the high-neck and open-backed Midleton dress, the Carlow two-piece set with its slim fitting crop top and full skirt, the laid-back Kinsale draped trouser suit or the elegant Tullamore slip dress.
FOR WEDDING TABLE STYLING: The Table Edit
Launched by Anna Singleton in 2018, The Table Edit offers an effortless, contemporary approach to table dressing and floral design. From concept creation and supplier sourcing, to on-the-day styling, Anna’s diverse skill set draws on a decade of experience and creative contacts, working across the fashion and interiors industries. With an emphasis on storytelling, atmosphere and playful details, she can create beautiful, unique experiences that you and your guests will remember for years to come.
FOR CHARITY WEDDING FAVOURS: Macmillan
Macmillan Cancer Support has a new wedding favour range, so you can give back on your big day. The pretty gifts include cute pins, from dragonflies to bees, hearts to birds – ideal for honouring a loved one and thanking guests while raising some money for the charity.
FOR LUXURY STATIONERY: The Bridal Paperie
Based in Oxfordshire, The Bridal Paperie is a high-end artisan boutique wedding stationery company specialising in luxury foil invitations. Designing wedding stationery for couples all over the world, the collections are expertly printed by hand using a traditional hot foil press – so each suite is unique. Pretty bows and detailing can be added too.
FOR A PRETTY BRIDAL GIFT: The Silk Collection
Most brides long for a great night’s sleep in the lead-up to their wedding, and the bridal gift box by specialist silk brand The Silk Collection, is a lovely idea for a newly engaged bride-to-be. Made from 100% mulberry silk, in either white or champagne, it includes a pretty silk pillowcase, silk eye mask, and three different-sized silk scrunchies, all in a beautiful gift box. Hand-written messages can also be included if you’re sending it to someone special.
FOR INTIMATE WEDDINGS: The Everything Guide To Micro Weddings
This book by Katie Martin offers all the advice you need on décor, venues and budgeting, while reiterating the sustainability of smaller weddings. The author also helps with the trickier questions around intimate days such as how to tell friends and family they didn’t make the guest list, live streaming and how to make your intimate day more meaningful.
FOR BEAUTIFUL MEMORY BOOKS: Living Images
Founded by graphic designer and producer Claire Hughes, this Chelsea-based company expertly curates photographs to create hand-bound digitally printed albums for couples to treasure forever. Using pigment-based archival inks that won’t discolour over time, the album covers can also be personalised with gold, silver or blind-embossed lettering.