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The media are on standby awaiting the arrival of the latest member of the Royal Family so here's a style board showing how you might infuse a wedding design with the royal touch - glamorous, understated but luxurious.

Style Board - The Royal Touch

The media are on standby awaiting the arrival of the latest member of the Royal Family so here's a style board showing how you might infuse a wedding design with the royal touch - glamorous, understated but luxurious.

Apr 29 2015


Not every couple dreams of receiving lines, cake cuttings, and four-course meals when it comes to their big day. The idea of a ‘traditional' wedding might not be what you have in mind!

Wedding Style Ideas for Laid Back Couples

Not every couple dreams of receiving lines, cake cuttings, and four-course meals when it comes to their big day. The idea of a ‘traditional' wedding might not be what you have in mind!

Mar 26 2015


Every year, colour experts Pantone announce a ‘Colour of the Year’ which goes on to inspire and inform colour choices everywhere for the next 12 months - be it in film, fashion, art or design.

Pantone Colour of the Year: Marsala

Every year, colour experts Pantone announce a ‘Colour of the Year’ which goes on to inspire and inform colour choices everywhere for the next 12 months - be it in film, fashion, art or design.

Mar 12 2015


Yes I know, we’ve only just started to get used to the idea that Spring is on it’s way (despite the snow!) and here I am skipping Spring and Summer altogether, and about to talk about the beauty of Autumn weddings.

Falling in Love with Autumn

Yes I know, we’ve only just started to get used to the idea that Spring is on it’s way (despite the snow!) and here I am skipping Spring and Summer altogether, and about to talk about the beauty of Autumn weddings.

Mar 08 2015


It’s World Book Day! Schools up and down the country are encouraging their students to dress up as their favourite book characters - keeping the magic and excitement of the written word alive.

A Literary Inspired Wedding

It’s World Book Day! Schools up and down the country are encouraging their students to dress up as their favourite book characters - keeping the magic and excitement of the written word alive.

Mar 07 2015


With this weekend’s Oscars marking the official end to the 2015 awards season and months of glitz and glamour, we’re thinking about how brides and grooms might capture that red carpet look for their weddings this year.

Style Board - Awards Season Inspiration

With this weekend’s Oscars marking the official end to the 2015 awards season and months of glitz and glamour, we’re thinking about how brides and grooms might capture that red carpet look for their weddings this year.

Feb 21 2015


In case you missed it (though we doubt it) tomorrow is Valentine's Day!

Valentines Day Wedding Inspiration (without the fromage)

In case you missed it (though we doubt it) tomorrow is Valentine's Day!

Feb 13 2015


Right grab yourself a cup of tea and sit back, we are going to talk all about pattern trends!

It's all in the Pattern

Right grab yourself a cup of tea and sit back, we are going to talk all about pattern trends!

Mar 06 2014


With the end of London Fashion week there’s no better time then now to talk about hot wedding trends in 2014.

I See Your True Colours

With the end of London Fashion week there’s no better time then now to talk about hot wedding trends in 2014.

Feb 21 2014


Nillie is back today with a special Valentine's Day inspired post.

Love is in the air

Nillie is back today with a special Valentine's Day inspired post.

Feb 13 2014