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Look what catches the eye of the editor with a special emphasis in local Hampshire and Dorset wedding businesses, shops and suppliers.
Make a statement on your big day with a showstopping couture designer dress. This beauty was just one of the sensational gowns by renown Hampshire-based bridal designer David Western showcased in a stylish shoot set against the stark contrast of The Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport. A quirky venue for a wedding with a difference, local wedding suppliers got together at the museum to create a range of striking looks featured in the current issue of Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding, free to download now.
Image: SUCH Photography
Party on with a perky peacock theme. Local suppliers pooled their talents to create a vision of rich jewel-like tones inspired by peacock feathers all set against the beautiful backdrop of historic gem the Guildhall Winchester. With head-turning bridal gowns and decadent details to boot, they created a stunning showcase. To see more download your free copy ofYour Hampshire & Dorset Wedding now.
Image courtesy of Joe Lillywhite Photography
Pets at weddings? We say yes to that - great for winning photos! This fun photo was part of a stunning shoot by Hampshire photographer Abi Chadwick at New Forest wedding venue Chewton Glen Hotel. The venue provided the perfect backdrop with its range of magical wedding spaces and amazing Treehouse suites. Local suppliers worked their magic to create not only an elegant look, but a warm, inviting feel, which obviously worked as Freddie the basset hound was right at home as member of the bridal party! To see the shoot in all its glory read the current issue of Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding out now www.yourhampshiredorset.wedding/free-download
White and green is a classic colour combo for wedding flowers. Timeless and great for all seasons,these stunning pedestal arrangements by Hampshire-based florist Louise Avery add a wonderfully elegant touch to the ceremony aisle. A specialist in fabulous floral creations for weddings Louise recently launched her new and exciting rebranded website. So, if you're planning your 2021 wedding, now is the time to check out the new-look www.louiseaveryflowers.com for hints, tips and expert floral inspiration!
If you're looking for great entertainment for your evening party a photo booth is fun for all ages. The magic mirror from locally-based Pink Giraffe was a big hit at Kelly and Daniel (aka Bull) Cartwright's Hampshire wedding. Complete with a petal flower wall that perfectly complemented their dusky pink and soft grey colour scheme, it not only provided plenty of laughs but great keepsake photos too - win, win!
To find out all about their chilled summer wedding, check out the current issue of Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding free to download here now.
(Image: Razor Blade Weddings)
If you've been neglecting your hands during lockdown award-winning Hampshire hair and make-up artist Natasha Wiggins is offering a fab prize to help get you ring-ready for your big day.
Regularly scrubbing and disinfecting your hands, although essential in the current crisis, can take its toll on the nails and skin, especially if you've not been following your pre-wedding beauty regime. So to help get you back on track and feeling good, Natasha is offering Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding readers the chance to win a welcome treat once lockdown is over.
The lucky winner will enjoy not only a relaxing manicure, but a pedicure too with gel polish included. All you have to do to bag the treatment is click here to enter before 26th June, 2020, terms and conditions apply.
This drool-worthy showstopper by Hampshire-based bespoke cake and catering company The Pastry Corner has everything going for it. Good looks, fresh fruit, flowers and dripping with chocolate too - what's not to love?
For more temptation, check out our gallery of amazing big-day bakes in the current Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding free to download here.
How's this for a one-of-a-kind wedding venue - your very own fort! Weymouth's historic Nothe Fort on the Jurassic Coast is perched on a promontory overlooking the sea with 360-degree views of the bay and Portland Harbour. Licensed for weddings you can host your whole day here and for extra thrills, ghost tours are available, if you dare! For more stunning waterside wedding venues check out the current issue free to download here.
Struggling to sleep, feeling anxious? You're not alone, so relax and unwind with the comforting scent of the Warm Hug candle from Hampshire's award-winning New Forest Aromatics.
“Our tip is to light a candle to help with the transition from working from home to the evening,” says the company. Visit New Forest Aromatics to find out more.
Dreaming of a chilled outdoor wedding? A wedding bell tent village is a great idea for a full-on, summer festival vibe. Family-run Happy Glampers Dorset supplies comfy, spacious bell tents styled and set up for guests so they won't have far to go at the end of the night. What's more, they have an extra special one for the happy couple; just the ticket for a romantic wedding night under the stars. Toasted marshmallows anyone?