On a beautifully bright, crisp morning in February a gorgeous trio of natural beauties ventured out for some bridal fun, accompanied by the talented Hannah Barnes wedding photographer. With an abundance of luscious green and white bouquets, and the stunning backdrop of Higher Holcombe in Devon, some magic was created that day!
I had the greatest pleasure of working with a fantastic couple last year, Chantal & Nick.They have just celebrated
their 1st year wedding anniversary so it feels like the perfect time to look back on their special day and see how vibrant and fun they made it.
I first met Lucy at a wedding show and she promptly booked an appointment to come and visit me at the studio where she tried on a lovely range of blush/rose gold headpieces. She really wanted something along the back and sides to compliment her warm toned dress and her updo hairstyle and veil.
Autumn Weddings are becoming increasingly popular and this year I have worked with many brides all wanting to embrace the season and plan a wedding during the Autumn.
The obvious choice is to opt for burnt orange tones and bring in the warmth that way, but I also love rich plum colours, gold and navy and think they are particularly good at this time of year.
When Emily came to see me she was looking for something to compliment her gorgeous Stephanie Allin wedding gown which has the most beautiful sheer back detail and striking silhouette.
Emily had a relaxed, rustic, fun wedding planned, however being the bride, she also desired something 'extra special' to adorn her hair. At her studio appointment, we tried various styles and decided to opt for a lace comb to tie in to echo the beautiful delicate details in her dress.
Whilst most brides want to wear a headpiece many are unsure exactly what to wear in their hair for their wedding day. I have put together a little guide to try and answer some of the most common questions I get asked about the hairvine.
Will a vine work with an up-do, half up, or down?
Yes, all three! The vine is an extremely versatile piece and suits most hairstyles. I think it works particularly well in a more unstructured style, but I've seen it work with more formal styles and a classic chignon.
Maria wanted a festive touch to her December wedding, so opted for touches of sparkle combined with the smooth, warm toned pearls in this bespoke lace piece. The comb was to be positioned at the back and to pick up the beautifully beaded shoulder details on her dress.
I had so many wonderful compliments about the beautiful accessories you created for me and the bridal party!!
BRIDAL ACCESSORIES TO SUIT YOU
Bridal accessories can be a bit of a wedding minefield! So many questions come to mind. Does it match your skin-tone? Does it suit your hair colour? Does it go with your wedding dress? Is it suitable for the season? Will it still be fashionable after the wedding?
More about the bespoke hairpin for Charlie
Sharon got in touch with me after seeing my display at The Bride Show, Westpoint. She knew that she wanted a dainty headpiece to pick up some of the detail in her wedding dress, without overwhelming her bridal look as her dress was beautifully embellished with crystals and pearls along with a detailed belt, so it was important to delicately compliment rather than dominate her look.
Photo's by Kerry Carroll
I'm so in love with rose gold right now, such beautiful warm tones and I think that this pin-in headpiece may be my new favourite!
It looked so pretty placed across the forehead of the first bride to order it yesterday! It also looks beautiful worn around the side or back of the head.
Available online at http://www.heyjules.co.uk/store/p200/Honeysuckle.html
This Rose gold vine is so decadent with it's warm tones, detailed leaves and Swarovski set stones, and a scattering of crystals and freshwater pearls.
Just added to the online store here
This week at the studio, I've been mostly...
Adding new bracelets to the website
Saying goodbye to Mabel 1 Headpiece (sold)
Saying hello & offering advice to new brides, in person and online Posting out orders
Seeing a lovely bride return to the studio for her collection
Bidding farewell to the Vintage Pink Pin 1(sold)
Making crystal and pearl vines
Creating Vintage inspired bracelets
Getting ready for Mother's Day with Antique Pink Heart Earrings
And right now...
Packing everything sparkly up ready for the Rydon Inn Wedding fayre in Holsworthy tomorrow!
I had such an enjoyable weekend at the wedding show last weekend. Great chatting to so many brides about their perfect wedding accessories. You can check out all the action from the show here.
I love this picture sent to me from Tricia. I made her headpiece for her last year, and was then contacted by her fiancé Les asking me to make some matching jewellery for her as a surprise wedding gift. He's a true romantic, and it's so lovely to see them looking so happy on their wedding day.