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Are garters still a thing?

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Are garters still a thing?

Do Bride Actually Wear Wedding Garters? It is always the same question: "Do brides still wear garters?" It doesn't matter if you are in the wedding industry, maybe as a wedding planner or a photographer, or you are not in the wedding world at all. They always say, "But, wait, I thought brides don't wear wedding garters anymore?" My short answer is always the same to these confused questions. Obviously, brides are still wearing garters!  If think the confusion comes from what people think of when they think about a garter. Most people – in and out of the wedding profession –...

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Bridesmaid Jewellery

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Bridesmaid Jewellery

Accessorising your crew can be confusing, from deciding what they'll wear to figuring out who's paying. Learn about all things bridesmaid jewellery right here. Adding the finishing touches to bridesmaid outfits can be tricky. If you're the bride, you want to stay true to your vision while also making sure your crew is happy. Similarly, if you're a member of the wedding party charged with picking out your own bridesmaid jewellery, you've got the added pressure of pleasing your soonlywed bestie. But don't worry, we're here to make shopping for day-of accessories that much easier. We've answered all the biggest...

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT HEADPIECE FOR YOUR WEDDING: 11 THINGS TO KNOW

You’re almost ready: You’ve got your dream wedding gown that meets every expectation you’ve ever had, you’ve picked out the right shoes to match your gown and you’ve chosen just the right hairstyle for this magical wedding day. And now, it’s time for the final touch – choosing your bridal headpiece to seal the deal. Choosing the right headpiece can be exciting; this accessory, which decorates your hair and face can take your wedding look to so many directions, you want it to be just perfect. Here are 10 tips on how to choose your wedding day headpiece. 1. First of...

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Polymer Clay Earrings

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Polymer Clay Earrings

First Off: What Is Polymer Clay? You may already know that you like the look of polymer clay earrings, but how much do you know about polymer clay itself? Let’s break it down. Polymer clay is a versatile and pliable sculpting medium that is super easy to work with to create a variety of projects, including home decor, pottery, sculpture and, of course, jewellery. Unlike other types of clay, it is man-made and not natural. Composed of polymers, resins, coloring agents and fillers, polymer clay is typically baked into a finished product after it’s sculpted.  One of the biggest advantages to working...

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It's bespoke time!

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It's bespoke time!

What Is A “Bespoke”, “Custom-Made”, Or “Made To Order” Headpiece? All the bridal hair accessories, garters and veils featured on my website are handmade for customers as and when they are ordered, sometimes with a slight twist or adaptation. For some this is as uncomplicated as creating the clients vision, for others it can be more complex. This may include particular requirements, such as needing to look taller, coping with fine hair or hair loss, lack of confidence with head wear, styling with short hair, concern about glasses, finding something “age appropriate”, the list goes on, and this is where...

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