25th Jul 2016
An alphabet of ideas to steal, names to note and wedding kit to covet.??
We’re loving the oh-so-delicate, ethereal vibe for ATTENDANTS this season, beautifully captured in Amsale’s new bridesmaids collection. Designed by New York-based designer Amsale Aberra, the collection is available in Ireland from The Suite, thesuite.ie
Immortalise your wedding day photo in a BASHFUL, beautiful framed applique piece handmade in Ireland by Guadalupe Creations. Adorable. guadalupecreations.com
The CROWNING glory of all hen party afternoons is to be found in Belfast in the Petal Studio space, founded by the ever-talented floral diva Abigail Ryan. An afternoon here will see you and your besties (10 max) craft your own beautiful floral crowns, while sipping something refreshing, and finishing with a mouthwatering afternoon tea spread.? ?49.50 per person, petal-studio.co.uk
DARE to be different on your wedding day by wearing one of these striking gold ear cuffs, designed by Danish-born Mette O’Connor in her AMOC studio in Greystones. 9kt gold feathered cuff earring, €185, amoc.ie
ELEVATE your post-nuptial bash with these simple but ingenious glitter jars from Irish party supply company, The Hip Horray, run by Mags Buckley. Pop tealights in the jars to add a touch of glittery glow or fill with a handful of wildflowers for the perfect contemporary table centre. €5 each, thehiphooray.com
FURNISH your newly founded Mr & Mrs love-nest with a selection of super soft, tweed ?Emphasise? cushions, handmade in Newry by Mourne Textiles, €105 each, makersandbrothers.com
Add a burst of GOLDEN, summery glow to your bridal getup with this gorgeous gold and coral charm bracelet from Irish designer Vivien Walsh. Coral is thought to calm emotions, which could be just the thing to keep you cool and collected up that aisle, €175, vivienwalsh.com
HAIRPIECES don’t come much finer than these handcrafted pieces, by American designer Melinda Rose, inspired by the organic and simple elegance of nature. Gold fern bobby pin, €95, melindarosedesign.com
This INTOXICATING scent, created by Aerin Lauder, Estee Lauder’s granddaughter, is an alluring feminine day-to-night fragrance, incorporating juicy blackberry, rich cognac combined with voluptuous rose centifolia, €118, brownthomas.com
JUST for boys, this bespoke Wicklow-born label, Bonagrew, make the most beautiful accessories for men, each piece inspired by the colours, textures and hues of the brand’s namesake coastal home town. Burnet Rose necktie, €90, bonagrew.com
KUDOS to Sharon Hoey for introducing the White Collection of mix-and-match bridal separates to allow you to design your own look using a combination of dresses, skirts and?tops to create something to suit you perfectly, sharonhoey.com
Celebrate in style with a LOVE-IN by the water, at Dromquinna Manor in Kerry. This lush waterside estate, overlooking Kenmare Bay, is owned by John Brennan (of Park Hotel fame) and comes complete with stunning 1890s manor house, luxe glamping and stellar seafront bistro, dromquinnamanor.com
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