Last week I was invited to attend the very exclusive National Wedding Show press event in Mayfair, and was treated to a wonderful evening meeting some of the talented and passionate suppliers who will be in attendance at this autumn’s shows. Below you will find details of the suppliers and their creations or services.
Brides, you should be getting very excited about this one!
Oh, and congratulations to Lauren who won my National Wedding Show ticket giveaway on Monday. I hope you have a wonderful time at the NEC with your plus one!
The National Wedding Show hosted its seasonal press preview at The Lansdowne Club last week. Providing a glimpse of what's to come at The National Wedding Show for autumn 2014, exhibitors showcased their best sellers and latest collections of dresses, accessories, groomswear, stationery, cakes and more.
As press gathered to discover what's hot this season, they enjoyed mouth-watering canapés courtesy of The Lansdowne Club, accompanied by a refreshing glass of Freixenet.
Revealing the latest trends in bridalwear, Finiks London, Emma Louise Bridal and Iselin Designs presented their latest collections of exquisite bridal gowns, while Gullarn showcased their sensational occasionwear.
For the perfect finishing touches to any wedding day outfit, press perused glamourous accessories by Donna Crain, By Harriet and HF Couture together with fancy footwear from Adrienne Shoes.
Aurus presented their sparkling collection of wedding rings, while London Tailor Jon Kruger was on hand to reveal the latest trends in groomswear as he displayed some of his key pieces for the season.
For reception inspiration, florists and stationers worked together to demonstrate some of the seasons most popular wedding themes.
Amie Bone created a breath-taking Masquerade inspired table, with a centrepiece featuring a striking blue peacock nestled in a spectacular array of beautiful blooms. With eye-catching attention to detail, the look was complete with colourful tablewear, a shimmering gold table cloth and coordinating stationery from Ivy Ellen.
Encapsulating the Formal Elegance theme, florists PinkyMiki created a stunning centrepiece of wonderful white flowers accompanied by chic black and white stationery from With Love Wedding Stationery, the perfect look for those planning a traditional white wedding.
Capturing the essence of Rustic Romance, Florenza Floral created a beautiful arrangement of red and blush coloured roses, complemented by hand painted stationery from Tuppence Collective, which combines vintage florals with modern invitation design.
Providing sweet treats for the press to enjoy, Le Papillon Patisserie displayed their collection of luxury wedding cakes, including the iconic Macaroon Tower and Croquembouche and The Whitty Cake Company displayed a colourful array of traditional tiered cakes.
Bspoak (formerly The Wedding Tree) showcased some of their most popular products including the personalised Oak Champagne & Wine Bottle Gift Box as well as launching their new Zebrano Drop Top Guest Book while Confetti provided inspiration for gifts, favours and more.
Image: Juliet Lemon
Photographer Juliet Lemon captured the evening on camera, while press could capture and take away their own memories of the night with fun photos from Jessops' photo-booth.
With the success and excitement of this season's event, The National Wedding Show autumn 2014 is set to be the best yet. The National Wedding Show will take place at London Earls Court from 26-28 September, Birmingham NEC from 3-5 October and Manchester Central from 11-12 October.
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