Summer 2017 Issue 28

A warm welcome to our Summer issue! Packed with our usual wonderful features and inspiration, what better time to sit in the garden with a G&T and enjoy some wedding planning. We have had a busy few weeks with designer launches and interviews (check out our exclusive with David Emanuel from the UK’s SYTTD).

We have been looking at the most popular days for weddings and it will come as no surprise that Saturday and Friday top the most chosen days for a summer wedding with over 70% on these days. August is the most popular month, followed by July with June in 4th place here in the UK. The most unpopular day is a Tuesday so if you have your heart set on a summer wedding but finding that this is out of your budget, take a look at venues that would welcome a mid-week wedding.

Keeping with summer we have the most fabulous floral gown feature for you, plus lots of honeymoon ideas. If you fancy winning with UWD then tap here to view our website where we have amazing competitions with Primark and Boux Avenue. Keep your eyes on that page as we have the most meteoric competition starting in July!

We have seen some horrendous press recently regarding wedding suppliers. I would like to remind you that this is your hard earned cash being spent so when you are looking for suppliers ensure they are accredited, qualified, insured and always, always look at their customer testimonials. Make sure you do due diligence before you sign any contracts and look at the wide variety of wedding insurance around and invest, this is a small price to pay for peace of mind.

We hope you all have a fabulous Summer and make sure you give us a cheeky social media follow to keep up-to-date with all our latest news, trends and competitions.

Tina Reading, Editor

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In this issue…

Darren Fleming Photography

Real weddings

Katy & Alistair
Jamie & Jed
Nicky & James

Eliza & Ethan MultiWrap Dress


Rita Colson Debut Bridal Collection 2017
Colourful bridesmaid gowns
What’s new for summer 2017 with Boux Avenue
Luxury necklaces
Fabulous floral wedding gowns
Hottest lingerie
Luxury earrings


The eighties feel, the bridal way by Anna Sorbie
Tried and Tested spring 2017
Summer fragrances
Beautiful brows for beautiful brides by Tina Reading

Chris Sosa Photography


Boho beach
Health benefits of Aloe Vera by Libby Limon
Guide to British Style
Summer in the English countryside
Gift list tech
Reception scents
Alluring seduction
Floral cakes
Mindfulness tips to calm pre-wedding nerves and stress by Lindsey Passaic
Summer stag & hen ideas by Last Night of Freedom
Let’s go to the beach
Beautiful beach bridal

Ettington Park


Roof terrace venues
Waterside venues
Say ‘I do’ outdoors

Sugar Ridge Resort


Budget honeymoon destinations by Lonely Planet
Honeymoon luggage
Secluded honeymoon destinations
Give unique LGBTQ wedding destinations by Uwern Jong
Caribbean honeymoons

Cover credits

Cake Designer: Tina’s Original Cakes
Dress Store: La Vie En Blanc
Event Designer: Villa Lucia Events
Event Planner: Mario’s Casting
Floral Designer: Miami Flower Market
Invitation Design: Invitations by Leston
Linens: Contempo Linens
Makeup Artist: Free Spirit Beauty
Photography: Chris Sosa Photography
Venue: Matheson Hammock Park

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