An Essex Wedding - March/April 2023 (Issue 109)

REAL WEDDINGS 31 AN ECO WEDDING The sun shone for Olivia and Neel Raja, who kept all things sustainable and recyclable at their marquee wedding in Hazleigh 36 SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW Maddie and Matt Wood tied the know in a vintage-themed day held at The Coach House at Markshall Estate 43 SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL Chelsea and Mark tied the knot at The Warren Estate with elegant touches of blue throughout HONEYMOONS 90 HONEYMOON NEWS The newest openings and honeymoon destinations 94 SANTA NEEDS A SPA DAY! The Runnymede on Thames set the scene for a much-needed pre-Christmas break 92 FLY AWAY WITH ME We’ve rounded up some of our fav city escapes 96 A GRAND AFFAIR Experience ultimate luxury combined with traditional Greek appeal at Rhodes-based Ixian Grand & All Suites GROOMS 86 GROOMS’ NEWS The latest best buys and product launches 87 SUITED AND BOOTED Styling advice for the groom-to-be 88 IT’S ONLY NATURAL With neutral colour palettes on the rise, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite products to ensure you look on-trend this season FASHION & BEAUTY 55 FASHION FOCUS The latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 56 FRILL SEEKERS This season’s bridal dresses enjoy tiers of ruffled tulle, silky satin layers and subtle pleats 63 IN LOVE WITH LACE This timeless fabric never goes out of fashion 66 HEAD OVER HEELS Walk down the aisle in style this season with our hand-picked edit of the best bridal shoes and bags 74 BEAUTY BUZZ Get the look with these must-haves for the bride-to-be 76 EAT YOUR WAY TO A STRESS-FREE WEDDING Nutrition and Health Coach, Demelza Rayner, reveals seven simple steps to feeling relaxed and in control on your wedding day 78 FASHION AND BEAUTY Q&A Our local professionals solve your problems 83 BAN THE BLOAT Professional nutritionists at Wedding Wellness explain how to avoid untimely bloating on your wedding day 88 36 74 55 31 4