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21 Sep 2018

6 of the Hottest 2019 Wedding Dress Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

If you are getting married in 2019 and if you are a fashion-forward, trend-setting bride these are the 6 biggest wedding dress trends of 2019 (/trending-concepts)! My biggest take from the bridal fashion week is that wedding dresses (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-dresses) for 2019 are more demure, more feminine and less showy! One of the biggest trends visible on the runway was wedding dres  Read More


21 Jun 2018

2019 Wedding Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

Accents of Black Black is one of those classic colours that will never date. When used creatively black can add an incredibly chic design element to your wedding celebration. Many brides (/contact-us) prefer a timeless wedding style and by including accents of black in your colour scheme you are guaranteed of a sophisticated and ultra luxurious look. Black paired with chrome will repl  Read More


12 May 2017

Elegant and luxurious 40th birthday celebration

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo above: Gold drip cake by The Cake Box This was one of the most wonderful 40th birthday celebrations to be part of. From the moment we met Ronelle and received the brief to style her sister's surprise 40th celebration, we knew this was going to be an incredibly special event. Ronelle's sister, Chantal had no idea that her husband Reagan had a destination birthday weekend planne  Read More


21 Nov 2016

A French Affair -40th Birthday

By Ursula Forrest |

It's not every day you turn 40 and although my blogs are usually wedding related, I wanted to share my 40th birthday celebration with you for no other reason other than to showcase the amazing wedding suppliers (/supplier-categories) Boutique Bridal Concepts works with and industry friends who at very short notice (4 days) helped me pull together my entire 40th birthday celebration fr  Read More


30 Sep 2015

What does a Wedding Planner do?

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo Credit: Lauren Kriedemann I recently sat down with one of our brides and she asked me this exact question. Although it is obvious to a wedding planning expert, there are different levels of planning and even different types of wedding planners and coordinators in the industry. In fact, the wedding industry has become such a large industry that there are companies who have  Read More


07 Sep 2015

20 Expert Tips for Wedding Planning

By Ursula Forrest |

Wedding Budget (http://www.boutiquebridalconcepts.com/blog/wedding-budget-who-pay-s-for-what) Set your wedding budget first as this will determine how much you can spend on each element of your wedding. Work on these ratio’s; 48 -50 % of total budget to wedding reception (/Our-Suppliers/reception-venues); 8-10% for wedding flowers (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-flowers);   Read More


24 Aug 2015

Just Engaged

By Ursula Forrest |

Congratulations on your engagement! Now that you’re engaged, suddenly everyone is asking you about your wedding day and you’re not exactly sure where to begin. Here’s a quick list to get you started. Plan an engagement party – your engagement party sets the tone for your upcoming wedding celebration and is the first official event you will host together as a newly engaged  Read More


21 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trend Personalisation

By Ursula Forrest |

One of the hottest wedding trends is all about "personalisation". This luxury wedding trend is focused on creating a wedding celebration that is uniquely yours. Some ideas for personalising your wedding: Wedding Stationery / Printables Have a sign made with your initials Commission one of your favourite local artists to hand-paint a design for your wedding stationer  Read More


04 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trend - Enchanted Garden Wedding Reception Decor

By Ursula Forrest |

The latest wedding trend when it comes to wedding reception decor is without a doubt the emphasis on florals and the use of overhanging floral designs and floral table runners to create the impression of a mystical, magical, enchanted outside garden, indoors! Along with this very hot wedding trend is also the use of long wedding tables for "family style seating" further creating an e  Read More


04 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trends - Fairy Tale Wedding Dresses

By Ursula Forrest |

One of the biggest wedding dress trends in summer 2015 / 2016 is wedding dresses inspired by Fairytales. The one designer in particular who has captured our attention with an utterly swoon worthy 2016 Bridal Collection aptly named "Les Reves Bohemians" based on Bohemian childhood stories of mystical princesses and beings is Galia Lahav. With dresses named, Snow White, Cinderel  Read More


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