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Loving… Alison Lou “Mrs” Wedding Rings

I saw these Alison Lou “Mrs” wedding rings over on The Cut and think that they are fabulous, for those wanting something a bit different! They can be customised with your married name initial and can come in 14 carat white gold, rose gold or yellow gold. The stone can be a black or white diamond, ruby, sapphire or emerald!

The Cut

They are $950 which is around £630, so not a bad price for a wedding ring. What do you think? Do you like them, or are they a bit much for you? I think I would quite like one as well as a more traditional wedding ring (greedy I know!) so that I could wear it sometimes for the right occasion xx

A Brides Guide by Veronica Dearly

I love this brides guide to wedding planning by Veronica Dearly (via Bespoke Bride).

Veronica is an illustrator and designer, creating fab wedding and other event stationery for her clients x

Kitty & Dulcie – The Country Set Collection

Kitty & Dulcie are a vintage inspired bridal gown company with gorgeous dresses all under £400! You may remember me posting about Kitty & Dulcie last year? Well, they have a gorgeous new collection that I wanted to share with you – The Country Set Collection.

There are 7 beautiful gowns in the new collection, all paired with fab accessories from sister company Flo & Percy and photographed by Sarah Louise Johnson.

Baroness Pearl

This first 50’s inspired gown below, the Baroness Pearl (£345) is a tea length, ivory lace and tulle gown – seen with an optional red satin sash (£30) and the I Feel Pretty Birdcage Veil (£185) from Flo & Percy.

Countess Carmel

The Countess Carmel (£395) is a full-length, ivory organza and lace bridal gown – seen here with the Flower Child Forehead Band (£185) from Flo & Percy.

Dame Dulcie

This 50’s style Dame Dulcie (£350) bridal gown is knee length, ivory lace and satin. Seen here with the Hippy Chic Comb (£155) and Hippy Chic cuff (£165) from Flo & Percy.

Duchess Dotty

This next Duchess Dotty bridal gown (£295) is knee-length, ivory and beaded satin. Seen here with the Cover Me Kate lace jacket (£35) and the Audrey’s Dream Tiara (£215) from Flo & Percy.

Lady Penelope

The Lady Penelope bridal gown (£325) is a short 60’s inspired ivory gown in soft lace. Seen here with the Hippy Chic Forehead band (£175) from Flo & Percy.

Madame Minnie

The Madame Minnie (£350) is a tea-length, ivory satin and tulle bridal gown. Seen here with The Queen of Persia Headband (£220) from Flo & Percy.

Queen Kitty

The Queen Kitty (£395) is a full-length, ivory lace and tulle bridal gown. Seen here with the Rock Baroque Headband (£195), the Rock Baroque Sash (£195) & Cuff (£185) from Flo & Percy.

What do you think? Aren’t they fab – and at such amazing prices! Once ordered online, the gowns are posted within 5 working days – arriving wrapped in tissue, with a satin padded hanger, enclosed in a gorgeous pink box.

Pop over to the Kitty & Dulcie website to see more and for contact information x

Loving… Harry Rocks

Harry Rocks is a London based jewellery brand that make it their mission to create individual, fabulously unique pieces by hand using sterling silver, gold plate and semi precious stones. They have a gorgeous bridal collection – perfect for a bride or bridesmaid.

I was very excited to receive my very own Harry Rocks gem last week – this Agnes Vintage Locket Bracelet shown below. I just love that each locket is a one off vintage find, hand sourced from antique markets on a pretty string of fresh water pearls and finished with their signature feather.

Isn’t it pretty… think I may have to invest in the matching necklace!

You can see the full Harry Rocks bridal collection on their website and they are also now stocked at Harvey Nichols x

OhLaLa – Macarons & Martini’s

We are definitely partial to a macaron and a martini here at Temple Gregory, so love this from OhLaLa.

OhLaLa (a luxury food and drink events company) is now offering a Macaron and Martini Masterclass. Ideal for hen parties, bridal treats or gifts.

The masterclass will cost from £80 per person, and can be hosted at a number of luxury locations throughout London, or they can even come to you. There are also Macaron and Tea Masterclasses available.

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OhLaLa will be taking up residence in some of London’s finest venues, holding intimate classes (up to 16 guests at a time) run by world-class pâtissiers from the likes of Zuma and Granger & Co. Each session offers guests the chance to create and take-away their own macarons, whilst expert mixologists teach and assist with the mixing and shaking of Martinis.

Beauty Is My Business

OhLaLa aim to bring an element of fun to each workshop, in a gorgeous and relaxed atmosphere. It offers the perfect way to spend an afternoon with friends, surprising a bride-to-be or treating your mother.

The Macaron and Martini Masterclass can be booked individually or you can take over an entire class with a group booking.

To find out more or to book your session, pop over to the OhLaLa website.

Danielle & Ben’s Wedding Film

We have had the pleasure of working with Danielle and Ben on the planning of their beautiful wedding, which took place in June at Northbrook Park in Surrey. As you will see, they are such a gorgeous couple and so happy together – lots of pretty details and outfits too!

This film (from Mark Brown Films) is just fabulous – filmed with vintage Super 8, it really adds something special to it. Marks films always bring a tear to my eye – in a good way!

danielle + Ben from Mark W Brown on Vimeo.

What do you think – did it bring a tear to your eye?!

If you like this style of film then pop over to the Mark Brown website to see more and book him for your wedding or event.

Planner – Temple Gregory

Film – Mark Brown Films

Venue – Northbrook Park

Dress – Benjamin Roberts

Flowers – Emma Lappin

Bridesmaid dresses – Two Birds

Hair & Makeup – Kirsty McCall

Stationery – Pretty Wild

Highcliffe Castle Preview

We had a wedding at Highcliffe Castle a few weekends ago and I just wanted to share a few of my Instagram pics with you. I will be posting the proper photographer images once received, but this is just a little taster in the meantime!

It is a Castle, so the building itself was obviously amazing. It is now Council owned and that is unfortunately evident in several areas, but it did not take away from the day and we just made sure we covered up any ugly health & safety Council signs!

We had a calligrapher write the table plan onto a big mirror, which we sourced to match the Castle look and feel. It also means that the couple have a new mirror for their house after the wedding.

This is the entrance to the Great Hall inside the Castle and the original columns and top part were just beautiful. Gorgeous flowers too from Emma Lappin Flowers.

We went for a Choccywoccydoodah wedding cake – they make such works of art that it was a real feature sitting in the entrance hall!

The Drawing Room in the Castle was set up for the evening band – with a pretty white LED dance floor and fairy light backdrop.

Hope you enjoyed this short preview and apologies for my bad photography! Fabulous photos (from Kevin Wilson) to follow soon x

Entertainment – Celebrity Guests

Our clients are often asking us about entertainment ideas for their weddings and events – usually wanting something different and something their guests will remember and be talking about for a while! Over the next few weeks we will be looking at various options on the blog and today we are starting with celebrities.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Kristina Rihanoff  & Robin Windsor at a Temple Gregory event at The Savoy

On a very basic level many weddings and events are the same. There are people dressed nicely, a carefully planned menu, and some form of music, dancing, or entertainment to keep people busy. This is simply the world of events, and it is probably why many people who wish to set their wedding or event apart consider something a bit different. A celebrity guest is not something you see at every event, so definitely an option to consider. This is not to say that your event will not be special without one, it is just something to think about if you are looking for a little extra.

The best way of finding your celebrity is through an agency. For example, you may want to consider booking celebrity speakers through MN2S. This agency, and others like it, exist specifically to represent celebrities and help people to book them for speaking events or performances. So once you know what kind of celebrity you would like (sports personality, speaker, singer or dancer to name a few) and if you do not have a planner to do it for you, research which agencies best represent that field and make some enquiries.

What do you think – is this something you would want for your wedding or event? Have you done it in the past?

Keep a look out for more in our Entertainment series of blog posts over the next few weeks x

Image 2 via The Wedding Channel and image 3 via Incognito Artists.

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