Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wedding - December 2022/January 2023 (Issue 98)

Anyone who knows me well will tell you how much I love anything that glitters! So when our colourful styled shoot for this issue, photographed by the talented Brad Gommon Photography, landed in my inbox, I fell in love with the idea of having a Glitter Bar at a wedding! Turn to page 49 to see more. This stunning look was created by Berkshire-based make-up artist Melissa Clare who is our beauty expert this issue on page 84. How cool is the outdoor terrace located on the first floor of the recently opened Hotel La Tour in Milton Keynes? Hannah and Alfie chose this venue for their spring celebration photographed by Jeff Oliver Photography. Read all about it on page 42. Thanks to The Cocktail Society for the delicious Salted Caramel Espresso Martini that they sent to me in time for the festive season – read all about it on page nine! I’ve always been a fan of actress Sarah Jessica Parker, especially her Manolo Blahnik-loving character Carrie Bradshaw so when I spotted bride Laura’s shoes at her wedding to Hugh on page 30, I added them to my Christmas wish list! Pastel colours are my favourite so I fell in lust with the sugar-coated details at Caroline and Rob’s wedding that was beautifully captured by Absolute Photo UK at De Vere Latimer Estate in Buckinghamshire and can be seen in full on page 37. It has always been my dream to have a roll-top slipper bath so when I spotted The Disco Tub, a photo booth tub to be hired from wedding, event and prop hire company The Boho Shack ( I simply had to choose it as my Editor Loves for this issue - what a great idea for a wedding! Turn to page nine to see more. EDITOR’S LETTER 7