Your North West Wedding- April/May 2022 (Issue 73)

FASHION & BEAUTY 80 FASHION FOCUS Fashion editor Claire Ridley reveals her latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 81 THE FRILL OF IT Layers and ruffles adorn dresses in the newseason bridal collections 86 AISLE STYLE From skyscraper stilettos to comfortable flats and even sliders, the new-season bridal shoe collections offer something for everyone 87 LOVELY IN LACE This classic fabric never goes out of style, whether you choose a traditional gown or a more relaxed, boho-inspired dress 90 BEAUTY BUZZ Beauty editor Kelly Andrews reveals all the latest must-haves for the bride-to-be 92 BEAUTY Q&A Local professionals solve your problems 93 SKINCARE SUPERHEROES Serums are the skincare essentials of the 20s, especially if you're on the quest for a radiant bigday complexion 34 81 39 REAL WEDDINGS 29 CLASSIC ELEGANCE Heather and Dave tied the knot at The Gibbon Bridge Hotel with a blush and navy colour palette 34 DRINK IT ALL IN Sara and Luke celebrated their wedding with a wine theme at Broadoaks Country House 39 A BEAUTIFUL DAY Sonja and Robbie had a rustic, sunset-themed celebration in Lancashire 29 HONEYMOONS 94 HONEYMOON NEWS A round up of new openings and honeymoon essentials 96 GOURMET LOVERS PARADISE IN THE ALGARVE With 3,000 hours of sunshine and just a threehour flight from the UK, the Algarve offers a delightful year-round destination GROOMS 77 GROOMS' NEWS All the latest best buys and product launches 78 IN THE PINK Fuchsia, watermelon, flamingo, rouge, salmon, coral, hot pink... the choices are endless when it comes to this oh-so fabulous hue! 4