Flowers Brides & Bouquets Flowers add visual beauty and a touch of romance to a wedding, they have their own significance and meaning like a language they speak to you. What would you choose and why do Brides carry bouquets? A Bride carrying flowers or wearing garlands dates back to ancient Greek, Roman and READ MORE
Chameleon Ceremonies – Why a Chameleon?
The chameleon is a symbol of adaptation, who transforms, and adjusts itself with each role. I chose the Chameleon for this reason to keep changing and doing something different for every ceremony I create. The Spirit Animal The chameleon symbolises sensitivity, gaining insight and to always be curious and resourceful. Representing stability, insight, patience, READ MORE
What to look for when selecting the perfect wedding hairstyle
A few tips on selecting the perfect hairstyle for your wedding day or that special occasion Research Ask around Think about your dress Think about the weather Choose a realistic style for you and your hair type Book a hair trial Accessories From Formal updos, stunning braided hairstyles to curls and waves. Research – Do READ MORE
Corsets – Are corsets still relevant?
Corsets have been worn in various forms since the late 1400s. The first bodice and skirt was separated into two garments and stiffened to keep the upper body erect, the tight bodice raised the bust line and pushed the breasts up. In the mid 1500s the first corset was invented, it was made out of READ MORE
An interview with Geoffrey W Duffield .DPhil
Costume Designer “Without foundation there is no fashion” Dior An interview with Geoffrey W Duffield .DPhil. Costume designer for television, film, theatre, ballet and opera. How did you start with costume design, specifically in corsetry? I always had an interest in fashion, I applied to various colleges and was accepted by the London College READ MORE
The Sagas of Vikings and Viking Weddings
The original Vikings hailed from Scandinavia – Norway, Sweden and Denmark and thrived between 8th – 11th centuries. The word Viking derived from the word “Vick” in old Norse which meant “small bay”. In the 9th century Scandinavians used the word to refer to their maritime expeditions. As they brought panic to Europe they became READ MORE
Ideas on How to have an Eco Friendly Wedding
Buy Ethical Wedding Rings – Look up ethical wedding jewelers Avoid single use papers and plastics for dishes and utensils Rent dishes and linens Donate or compost your flowers and food waste Get your flowers delivered in glass – Avoid floral foam Choose caterers that support local farmers Choose potted plants and succulents for décor READ MORE