Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - August/September 2023 (Issue 96)

REAL WEDDINGS 26 I CAPTURE THE CASTLE Charvi and Josh had their hearts set on marrying at a castle venue as a nod to their first date 33 AISLE ALWAYS LOVE YOU Ellen and Alex’s love story took them from the supermarket aisle to the church aisle 39 LOVE IN LILAC Kayleigh and Elliott styled their rustic wedding day in a pretty palette of lilac HONEYMOONS 82 HONEYMOON NEWS Our travel editor reveals the newest openings and honeymoon essentials 84 MY FIRST, MY LAST, MY EVERYTHING Discover five-star, desert island luxury at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island 86 A CELTIC HAVEN Peace and tranquillity await honeymooners at Galgorm in Northern Ireland 88 DO NOT DISTURB We head to Staffordshire to check out the spa mini-moon options at Moddershall Oaks FASHION & BEAUTY 56 FASHION FOCUS The latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 57 IT’S AN ILLUSION These bridal dresses with barely-there detail are sheer perfection 62 FRUIT PASTELS The mama figure in your life will love these stylish muted dresses teamed with delicate gold accessories 63 LOOK SHARP Nothing says girl power like a tailored bridal suit or jumpsuit 76 BEAUTY Q&A: SUMMER SPECIAL Look and feel your big-day best with help from the professionals 78 BEAUTY BUZZ Get the look with the latest must-haves 80 BEING SOPHIE Sophie Stonehouse on body positivity, self-love and flawless skin 26 15 86 GROOMS 70 GROOMS’ NEWS The latest best buys and product launches 73 DRESSED TO IMPRESS The team at Colour Me Beautiful share their fashion advice for the groom-to-be 74 NOT JUST ANOTHER KEN Stand out from the crowd with these pink and white menswear options inspired by this summer’s hot new Barbie film 67 80 © James Rudland 4