One of Nigeria’s foremost events management company, Elizabeth R, is pleased to announce the launch of, Avant Garde, its bridal store that features an exclusive line of wedding gowns, reception dresses and accessories from some of the world’s best designers. This marks the latest addition to the Elizabeth R brand, which also includes The Dorchester,

One of Nigeria’s foremost events management company, Elizabeth R, is pleased to announce the launch of, Avant Garde, its bridal store that features an exclusive line of wedding gowns, reception dresses and accessories from some of the world’s best designers. This marks the latest addition to the Elizabeth R brand, which also includes The Dorchester,

Generally, weddings follow the same format – ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening reception. This is great as it helps you to structure your day, but I think it’s fair to say that, unless you are in the bridal party, there is a risk of it feeling a bit formulaic or ‘samey’ for your

There’s no two ways about it, shopping for your wedding dress is at once the most exciting and potentially terrifying experience of the whole wedding planning process. For some brides, it’s all they’ve dreamt of since the day they came out of nappies, whilst for others, it’s a daunting and overwhelming task. Whichever camp you

Unless you are an A-lister used to treading the red carpet or someone who has custom ball gowns made for high society events, you are probably as much in the dark about the vast array of bridal fabrics available as the next bride. The sort of fabrics used to make wedding dresses are very different

Just because the cutting of the wedding cake is an age-old tradition, it doesn’t mean your cake needs to be traditional. We meet plenty of couples who ask us if there is an alternative to the classic fruit cake with marzipan and we tell them the same thing every time – you can do pretty

Exchanging wedding rings is a custom dating back to the Ancient Egyptians when the gold band symbolised eternal, unbroken love. Nowadays the same idea applies, but there is a lot more choice! Different types of wedding ring:   Yellow gold wedding rings: This type of ring is a traditional choice and you could get one

10 Ways To Personalise Your Wedding

How To Personalise Your Wedding In my book, achieving a ‘personal’ wedding is far more desirable than one which is ‘unique’. Whilst this may sound nuanced, it boils down to a pet peeve of mine which is couples striving to do that which has not yet been done at a wedding. An aim which is

Bridal make up isn’t only about it looking fabulous, it’s about it staying looking fabulous throughout your wedding day and well into the evening. Having makeup which will stay perfect all day but that still looks glowing and natural is a challenge many brides face. How do you avoid looking like an Oompa Loompa or a

Understanding diamonds can be a bit of a minefield! Last month we discussed engagement ring styles and it’s important that the diamond you choose fits with your selected style of ring but also your budget. Generally the diamond will be the most expensive part of an engagement ring so it’s important you get the right

So you’ve drawn up a budget (gulp) and allotted an allowance to each major section of your wedding day. There’s £200 for the favours, £1000 for the dress, and £400 for that vintage sports car your other half is sick for. If the purse strings are tight, however, it may also be worth keeping in

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