Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - May/June 2022 (Issue 63)

REAL WEDDINGS 28 READER, I MARRIED HIM... Literature lover Sarah married Mike at St Helen’s Northwich followed by book- and nature-themed celebrations at Abbeywood Estate 35 GOING FOR GREEN Katie and Tom’s venue styling was inspired by their love of houseplants 39 BLACK-TIE AFFAIR Nikki and James’ wedding day was elegant, intimate and oh-so romantic 45 LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING Annie and Thom’s big-day plans were thrown into turmoil when their venue suffered a fire just days before the wedding HONEYMOONS 90 HONEYMOON NEWS Travel editor Melissa Barker reveals new openings and honeymoon essentials 92 A ROMANTIC ESCAPE Melissa Barker explains why Mauritius is the perfect honeymoon destination GROOMS 87 GROOMS’ NEWS Grooms editor Melissa Barker reveals the latest best buys and product launches 88 HUE COMPLETE ME Pastel hues are a popular trend for spring and summer nuptials FASHION & BEAUTY 67 FASHION FOCUS Fashion editor Claire Ridley reveals her latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 69 THE FINER DETAILS This season’s wedding dresses are boasting statement straps that will never go out of fashion 75 CITY GIRL New wedding start-up business P.S. Bridal has collaborated with a team of talented suppliers to create this fashionable shoot 78 HONEYMOON LUST-HAVES These bright and bold pieces are suitcase essentials 81 FASHION Q&A Our local professionals solve your problems 82 BEAUTY BUZZ Beauty editor Kelly Andrews reveals all the latest must-haves for the bride-to-be 84 TRESSES TO IMPRESS Whatever challenges your hair throws at you, there’s a product to help you conquer all and we’ve put some of them to the test 92 75 87 82 45 4