London-born, Los Angeles-based Ariana is the co-founder of luxury resort-wear brand Paloma Blue. She and her now-husband got married over a long weekend in their favourite city, Florence Italy. From her Galia Lahav pre wedding party jumpsuit to her Vera Wang gown, Ariana talks us through why it took trying on over 50-plus wedding dresses to decide what kind of bride she would be.
Australian-born, London-based stylist and Fashion Editor Ashlee shares why approaching her wedding looks like she was creating a fashion-story made creating her bridal wardrobe the single most stressful part of the entire planning process! Despite the pressure she put herself under, looking back, she’s so glad she stuck to seeking out what she truly loved.
Model agent Isabel Gordon describes herself as a “style chameleon.” Torn between going bohemian or classic, she came across Lihi Hod and knew that either way, this was the designer who would create her dress. With just six months to go, Isabel changed her look entirely: “Think less about what people expect of you and what makes you feel the happiest when wearing it,” she tells us.
Jess Hawkins is the epitome of a t-shirt and jeans kind of girl. Ex denim buyer at Topshop and now founder and creative director of I & ME, Jess shares how she stayed true to her style with designer Alessandra Rich and why “buy less, buy better,” applies to your bridal wardrobe, just as much as it does to your jeans!
Just one week after getting engaged, New York based Samantha Klein had her dream venue booked. Finding her dress was not as easy! With just three months to go, she was still searching for “the one.” Here, she shares how White Dossier gave her style inspiration and how holding out for what she originally envisioned herself in paid off.
When fashion PR Davina Wedderburn-Thompson got engaged, she vowed: “To do me!” She did just that with her custom Kate Halfpenny bridal look and Marques Almeida after-party ensemble. “Do you and you can’t go wrong,’ she tells us.
From her bespoke Temperley London dress to who she turned to for her pre-wedding facials, make-up artist and Chanel beauty ambassador, Zoe Taylor, shares her industry secrets with us.
Former Alexander McQueen fashion PR, now bespoke wedding planner, talks bridal style and shares her top tips for planning your dream day.