A new wave of savvy brides on a budget have emerged and have turned to renting their wedding dresses

Four out of ten brides to be would hire a wedding dress

Your big day can be one of the most expensive events you’ll ever throw in your life, especially with the UK couples spending on average an eye-watering £27,000 on their nuptials.

This has prompted a new wave of savvy brides on a budget to turn to renting their wedding dresses instead of forking out on a frock they will wear only once.

In fact, UK waste prevention company...

Top 10 most popular bridesmaids dress colours overall

Make your bridesmaids happy on your wedding day by considering Rust Blush and Blue

Making any plans over the past year was harder than ever and so organising a wedding was no exception. With travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines constantly changing, the 2019-20 wedding season was extra chaotic. For many, this meant either postponing their big day by a year or two or going ahead with a ceremony smaller than planned.

Luckily, normality seems to be...

42% of people say they feel pressured to have an Instagram worthy day

Wedding costs increased by a massive £12,000 in 5 years

Now that Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted and we're in the height of summer in the UK, the number of weddings taking place has skyrocketed.

Holly Andrews, Managing Director at KIS Finance and personal finance expert shares 8 clever ways to cut the price of your post lockdown wedding!

There has always been pressure to have the perfect wedding day. However, in recent...

The favourite proposal spot is on holiday

Research reveals just 1% of Brits want to get engaged in a public place

Proposals are more popular than ever right now, with engagement ring sales increasing by 50% in the last 12 months, and thousands of couples committing to their love during lockdown.

To find out how Brits attitudes towards proposals have evolved, Steven Stone, surveyed 2,000 respondents to find out how they feel about traditions, dates, rings, and social media.

Here's what...

Where you stand legally if the wedding is called off

Who keeps the ring If there is no big day?

Valentine’s Day 2021 will be like no other. With many couples forced to be apart on the most romantic day of the year due to lockdown restrictions, we may see a surge in the number of marriage proposals being made as couples ‘pop the question’. But while this is a lovely notion, it doesn’t always work out as hoped, with the reality of a broken engagement potentially difficult to deal with,...

Choose a hotel for your wedding venue in Abu Dhabi

A wedding is one of the most joyous occasions in a person’s life. It is a day (or many days) of celebration and revelry with family and friends, where the bride and groom are the stars of the show. Planning a wedding is an arduous and detailed process that can take close to a year to plan. In Abu Dhabi, wedding venues can range from religious centers to fancy hotels, and everything in between...

Planning a proposal this valentines day?

Creative ways to propose to your loved one this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time of year to show your loved one just how much they mean to you. This year, if you’re ready to take things to the next level and propose, then you might be looking for some creative ways to pop the question.

Here, Clare Moreton, personalised gifting expert at CEWE, shares five original and personalised ways to propose to your loved one this Valentine...

More than 1 in 4 people still think that the 3-month rule is about right

People think spending 3 month's salary on an engagement ring is too much

The 3-month salary rule has been a long-standing tradition which originated in America in the 1930s. It actually started out as a marketing ploy by De Beers, to get more people to buy diamond rings as businesses struggled during the Great Depression. As part of their campaign, they suggested that 1 months salary was an appropriate amount to spend on an engagement ring. The campaign was a huge...

How much should we spend on engagement rings

Brits spend £250 more on eating out a year than they do on engagement rings

How much should we be spending on an engagement ring - the age old question that no one knows the answer for! While many of us ponder whether we’ve spent too little, (or too much), Hatton Gardens based jeweller, Diamonds Factory has taken the time to investigate how much people are actually spending on their engagement rings for their loved ones.

It’s widely understood that an...

10 money-saving tips for couples getting married – and their guests

If weddings are putting a strain on your budget this summer, here’s how everyone can claw back some money.

Wedding season is here, and while it’s an expensive time for couples tying the knot, guests can also feel the strain on their wallet. According to American Express, guests can expect to spend £391 each on average to attend a wedding this year – that’s £88 more than in 2018....