Audience participation at your wedding ceremony They’ve come all this way and dressed their best – your fabulous friends and family all coming together at your wedding ceremony is one of the most special things about your big day. So special in fact that couples are increasingly looking for ways to include their guests, not just key members of the bridal party but their whole audience.   A trend towards a less-formal, relaxed wedding vibe has contributed to this, as has the popularity of celebrant-led weddings; meaning couples are more aware that they can be creative in their ceremony, where fixed civil formats don’t enable them to. I also think couples are more aware of how much guests have contributed,…

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You just got engaged and you’re ready to start the wedding planning. You and your fiancé have talked budget and how many people you want to invite. Your guest list is off to a good start when you start second guessing whom you should invite. Do you invite that distant aunt twice removed? Do you invite that friend you were really close to in high school but you haven’t spoken to in four years? And your mum just rang, she wants to invite all the people she’s ever talked to. Who do you cut? Should you rethink the size of your wedding? Don’t worry, we’ll help with those questions and offer some tips to help you decide who should be…

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As the mother of the bride, you’re naturally excited about your daughter’s big day and keen to look your best. After all, after the bride and groom, all eyes are going to be on the mother of the bride and what she’s wearing. If you’re unsure on which style to adapt for your daughter’s special day, here are several fashion tips for all discerning and fashion-conscious mothers of the bride. 1. Be Open Minded A lot of ladies may have a pre-conceived idea of what they may want, but just like the Bride with her wedding dress, it’s a good idea to try on lots of styles and colours as many mother of the bride dresses and outfits do not…

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