Your South Wales Wedding - May/June 2020 (Issue 73)

FASHION & BEAUTY 65 FASHION FOCUS Fashion editor Claire Ridley reveals her latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 69 ROMANCE AND RUFFLES Cascading tiers, layers, pleats and ruffles decorate bridal gowns this season 74 SORBET SHADES This season’s bridesmaids’ dresses and accessories come in gelato-inspired colours of peach, raspberry, lemon and pistachio 75 A SPLASH OF COLOUR These wedding dresses in shimmery metallic shades and soft pastel tones are the perfect pick for brides not wanting to wear white 78 BEAUTY BUZZ Beauty editor Kelly Andrews reveals all the latest must-haves for the bride-to-be 80 SUN-KISSED BEAUTY Our beauty editor, Kelly Andrews, chats to Olivia Buckland about all things wedding, tanning and feeling flawless 82 BEAUTY & FASHION Q&A Local experts are on hand to help you look amazing GROOMS 85 GROOMS’ NEWS The lowdown on all things groom from Melissa Barker 86 SUMMER LOVIN’ Be inspired by our seasonal picks 88 THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING Purchase the perfect present for the groom-to-be HONEYMOONS 90 HONEYMOON NEWS It’s going to be a tough year for the travel industry, but now is the perfect time to plan your dream honeymoon for 2021 and beyond. Here are our hot travel tips and product picks… 92 ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY Cosy up with your partner and your four-legged friend at Bethnal&Bec – the ultimate hideaway in the Hertfordshire countryside 93 YORKSHIRE’S FINEST Hannah Faulder finds out why the north’s most lavish new hotel opening is the perfect spot to spend time with your loved one 94 SHORT STORIES Don’t want to spend hours or even days of your precious honeymoon travelling? We hear you! Check out these incredible short-haul destinations… 96 PARADISE ON OUR DOORSTEP Kelly Andrews discovers the minimoon delights of Hampshire REAL WEDDINGS 27 OCEAN WAVES Rachel and Jacob got married in a romantic celebration at Crug Glâs Country House & Restaurant 32 TRULY ROMANTIC After many years together, Michelle and Christopher finally tied the knot at Cottrell Park Golf Resort 39 CLASSIC ELEGANCE Lydia and Michael held their traditional day at St Tewdrics House 45 THE GREAT OUTDOORS Ffion and Sam celebrated their love for one another with a tipi-themed celebration 65 27 39 7