FOR PRETTY CALLIGRAPHY: Sassigraphy
Sarah Fisher creates beautiful wedding calligraphy and handcrafted, personalised gifts. She also offers an entirely handwritten calligraphy service – from the invitations and envelope addressing to the place cards, favours and signage – incorporating handmade papers, metallic inks, silk ribbons, wax seals and vintage stamps. In addition, Sarah can create bespoke monograms, crests and location maps using line drawing and watercolour illustrations.
FOR MODERN DRESSES: NewWhite
The team behind LA-based NewWhite launched their brand in an attempt to redefine bridal fashion – bringing contemporary style to brides around the world. The designer’s love of architecture and preferred minimal aesthetic more than come through in the fresh, modern silhouettes, all of which combine romantic detailing with sculptural ruffles and hand draping.
FOR A GORGEOUS VENUE: Came House
Built in 1754 in Dorset, Came House is a lovely venue for an exclusive-use wedding. All the formal rooms are licensed – from the Domed Conservatory (which holds 120 people) to the beautiful Folly in the grounds, and there’s also the option to have a blessing in the 15th-century chapel just a short walk away. Enjoy drinks on the lawn before settling down to the wedding breakfast in one of the elegant rooms or in the hotel’s new luxury sailcloth marquee.
FOR CONTEMPORARY FLORALS: Still Life Flowers
Founded in 2016 by Carla Gottlieb, Still Life Flowers is a London-based design studio that creates floral arrangements with serious attention to detail, balancing a natural and undone style with a modern, fashion-forward appeal. Its approach to full-scale wedding design is akin to that of an interior stylist – the goal is to build an overall vision that feels effortless but luxurious and reflects the full picture of the day, from the stationery and lighting, right down to the table linens.
FOR SUSTAINABLE BRIDALWEAR: The Loop New Drop
Second-hand resale bridalwear website, The Loop, has just released its third drop of beautiful dresses. Known for their luxury ready-to-wear meets bridalwear approach, the team has recently seen an influx of requests from women wanting to sell their never-worn or worn-once dresses. It’s part of an ever-growing philosophy that these dresses have a life beyond the wedding day…
FOR A LUXURY PLANNER: Alice R Wilkes
Alice R Wilkes is a full-service luxury wedding and event planner who designs and manages celebrations across the world, calling on her years of experience of working in the fashion industry for luxury brands like Valentino, Vogue and Viktor & Rolf. The team works with couples on their ideas and inspiration to turn them into a truly unique occasion.
FOR BEAUTIFUL DÉCOR: Twilight Trees
If you’re looking for something special to elevate to your wedding décor, then Twilight Trees might be just what you need. The brand has an extensive range of realistic faux trees in all shapes and sizes but best of all, the service is zero waste and carbon neutral. Plus, it’s the job of the professional team to set up and style the trees – so there’s minimal faff involved for you.