How to refashion & re-wear your bridesmaid dress

Were you a bridesmaid over the summer? Do you have a gorgeous freshly-laundered bridesmaid dress hanging in your wardrobe? Think you’ll probably never get a chance to wear it again? Think again! If you’ve recently been a bridesmaid at your best friend’s wedding and you loved the dress you wore but aren’t that much of […]

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Which wedding traditions can you do without??

Weddings are traditionally quite formal affairs in which strict protocols need to be followed. People wear certain things, it happens in a particular place, and there are traditions that must be upheld. Of course, some of parts of wedding must happen, otherwise the marriage wouldn’t be legal, but we have recently seen a move towards more […]

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Wedding season ~ Top tips for fitting your dress perfectly!

You’ve got your Mr Right, found the perfect dress – now you just need that dream body to fit into it! With so much pressure to look amazing on your special day, it is no wonder that the majority of brides are taking to diet and exercise in order to slim down for their weddings. […]

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Thelma’s Gypsy Girls – They love the frills!

Last night I watched the first episode of Thelma’s Gypsy Girls – a channel 4 show where the wedding dress-maker featured in My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding series offers seamstress apprenticeships to traveller girls. Here’s the blurb: “Dressmaker Thelma Madine, from Big Fat Gypsy Weddings, has a reputation for creating incredible wedding dresses for gypsies […]

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Weddings – A gorgeous vintage prom wedding dress & layers of pettiskirt ruffles!

I love this bride’s beautiful vintage-style wedding dress with a wide prom skirt and ruffle petticoat. You can get the same look underneath your wedding dress, prom dress or any 50s style circle skirt or dress by simply adding a Cassiefairy Ruffle Pettiskirt or two – the more the merrier for more volume! Many thanks […]

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