Your West Midlands Wedding - February/March 2024 (Issue 90)

REAL WEDDINGS 19 LOVE AT FIRST SWIPE Nicky and Scott met online and years later tied the knot at Hogarths Stone Manor 24 MEANT TO BE Staci and Adam opted for a white and navy colour palette for their big day at Brockencote Hall Hotel 29 LET’S GET READY TO WED Kara and Robbie met nine years ago at a charity boxing match and years later, they said their vows at Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa in front of their friends and family FASHION & BEAUTY 52 FASHION FOCUS The latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches 53 DAINTY DETAILS Say “I do” in these model looks 58 LITTLE GEMS Wedding guests will love the bright jewel colours that are trending this season 59 SUPERMODEL STYLE Dare to bare in a plunging, off-the-shoulder or sweetheart-shaped neckline 62 BEAUTY BUZZ Get the look with the latest must-haves 64 SKINCARE 101 Holistic therapist and SBC Skincare’s head of education, Adele O’Donoghue shares her ultimate guide to wedding-prep skincare 66 WEDDING WELLNESS Wedding planning can be a stressful business, so we’ve gathered together our top wellness picks to help you start 2024 on the right foot 67 FASHION Q&A Local professionals solve your problems 24 HONEYMOONS 74 HONEYMOON NEWS Our travel editor reveals the newest openings and honeymoon essentials 76 A SONG OF SUN AND SEA We reveal why Dubrovnik is the perfect honeymoon destination 78 VIVA ESPAÑA! Experience the finer side of life at Hostal de La Gavina in Spain’s Costa Brava 80 PARISIAN ELEGANCE Part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, Le Bristol Paris is everything you could dream of from a once in a lifetime visit to La VilleLumière, The City of Light GROOMS 69 GROOMS’ NEWS The latest best buys and product launches 70 RING-A-DING-DING How to choose the perfect wedding ring 71 SKIN DEEP Strictly Come Dancing star and Shakeup ambassador, Neil Jones reveals his skincare tips for grooms-to-be 72 RUSTIC CHIC We’ve rounded up some of the latest on-trend products for the groom-to-be 19 29 4