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Paying towards the wedding: should I get a say?

When you’re paying for your kid’s wedding, it’s only fair you get a say in how your money’s spent. But how much say? How much is too much (or too little?)

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The Best Man Diaries – Alex (6/6)

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Best man diaries

There are few honours in life more highly valued than the chance to be someone’s best man. It is an honour bestowed upon someone after serious thought. It is an honour bestowed upon someone trustworthy, organised, and mature. So imagine my surprise when my best friend asked me.

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1930s – Eras of inspiration

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Eras of inspiration

Bidding farewell to the flapper dress, the 1930s hit with a Hollywood-infused touch of power dressing. But how does that translate to a wedding? We’re exploring all things 30s in the latest of our Eras of Inspiration series.

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Looking forward to your honeymoon more than your wedding?

Your wedding’s coming up and you’re excited. But you’re far more excited about it all being over and jetting off on your honeymoon. Is that so bad?

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Bridesmaids dress trends

Bridesmaids have long been plagued with the curse of the bad dress. And having been one myself no less than seven times, I’ve had my fair share of dresses, from the dreamy to the downright disastrous.

Read on for some of the latest bridesmaids dress trends, and please – in the name of everything your nuptials stand for – give your bridesmaids something pretty to wear.

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Has the internet changed weddings for better or worse?

The internet’s had a massive influence on weddings over the last 20 years, especially when it comes to planning them. But how good or bad are these changes?

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