Your Hampshire and Dorset Wedding - May/June 2023 (Issue 98)

Fashion editor Claire Ridley reveals the latest bridal news, buys and launches FASHION SAY IT WITH WORDS Luxury British accessories and personalised gifting brand Elizabeth Scarlett has launched a selection of personalised velvet pouches embroidered with ‘Bride’ and ‘Bridesmaid’, £35 each. Available in coral bloom (pictured) or sage olive, the pouches are the gift that keeps on giving because the brand raises money for wildlife with every purchase with 2% of Elizabeth Scarlett’s annual sales donated to the preservation of keystone species. To shop, visit Ankle grazers EDITOR’S FAVOURITE This special occasion smock is from the new collection by Smock London. The dresses, which are perfect for flowergirls, are made from the finest fabrics. Hidden within the exquisite designs are secret messages and symbols including a row of hearts, a different flower in each dress plus two eternity symbol motifs symbolizing longevity and good luck. To shop, visit EDITOR LOVES Luxe jewellery brand LYNA London offers glamorous yet affordable pieces from just £18. Their best-selling sterling silver Serenity Rings in white and pink, £35, proved to be so popular that customers can now buy a necklace to match, with a wide variety of colours available, SOMETHING NEW The Bobby Pin has launched its 2023 collection of fashionable wedding accessories influenced by some of the year’s hottest trends. These dreamy finishing touches include intricately detailed hair vines, pins and combs in silver or gold metal finishes, plus a range of beautiful bridal earrings. Many designs are adorned with contemporary white clay and pretty porcelain blooms alongside delicate leaf and botanical motifs, while others feature luxurious pearl sprays or glistening crystal stones. To shop, visit These pearl-encrusted shoes, £130, are from the latest wedding collection by collections/bridal-shoes These bridal sandals with an oversized bow at the back, £275, are from the latest collection by US brand that has just launched in the UK. These crystal-encrusted shoes are from the latest bridal collection by bridal-boutique River Island’s first wedding occasion collection has launched offering a selection of mix-and-match bridesmaid dresses and flowergirl styles. There’s a range of silhouettes in a dreamy colour palette and fashionable fabrics include soft satin and tulle. There’s also stylish suiting for men and boys. To shop, visit focus Personalised pieces London-based jewellery brand Estella Bartlett has launched a personalised necklace collection where customers can select their favourite chain and charm combination. The gold and silver-plated chains start from just £17 and there’s a free engraving service available on selected charms with the option of birthstone pendants, lettered charms, and engraved discs. To shop, visit Dainty London has created a special bridal edit of fine jewellery pieces, from cocktail rings boasting semi-precious stones to dainty pendants and delicate earrings. Many items can be personalised with initials or important dates. To shop, visit FASHION 59