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‘The dreams of my picture perfect weddings have fallen away’


by Victoria Stokes
28th Feb 2022

There's a very real pressure to have a picture perfect wedding and nobody's talking about it, writes former wedding magazine writer Victoria Stokes, as she plans her own wedding

If you’d asked me six months ago, before I’d even gotten engaged, what I’d want my dream wedding to look like, I could have described it for you in vivid detail. Under a floral archway, with lush foliage and gorgeous blooms, we’d say our ‘I dos’ in an orangery flooded with natural light. We’d have our pictures taken in the perfectly manicured gardens of the venue – a castle, of course – before retiring to...

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