As the romance of Valentine’s Day fades for another year, a lucky few might have emerged from the annual slushfest with more than just a box of Thorntons and a plastic rose. If your engagement finger is now sparkling with fresh diamond bling then here’s a little early inspiration to whet your nuptial appetite.
Best for a Standout Wedding
A Martha Stewart Weddings subscription is exactly what you would expect from this stable of excellence in all things entertaining. As well as top drawer advice from professionals in the know, this is a magazine to help you take care of the little details. Packed with ideas and ways to make your wedding unique, there’s everything from serving cocktails to sourcing the most artistic of wedding favours in Martha Stewart Weddings. The suppliers list (US based) is extensive, making for a great addition to your little white wedding planning book.
Best for the Bride on a Budget
It might be small but a Perfect Wedding subscription packs a mighty punch for the everyday bride. Full to the brim with ideas to suit every budget, Perfect Wedding is ideal for the practical bride looking for suppliers, photo ideas and most of all real-life wedding examples to suit a range of budgets from £5,000 - £30,000. Great for UK brides, most businesses and suggested suppliers are based in Blighty.
Best for the Novice Bride
Don’t know your cake topper from your cala lily bouquet? Then a Wedding subscription might be just the ticket. A cover all bases magazine, it doesn’t just focus on the wedding event itself but the whole package from hen party suggestions to honeymoon destinations. One recent issue even included an informative piece on managing cross-cultural weddings with input from real-life brides and grooms. High fashion shoots also feature, showcasing the latest wedding gown styles from 50’s starlet glamour to sunshine style.
Best of the rest
Of course there are a number of other titles available to give your big day that special touch. A Wedding Cakes subscription is not only a chance to find some of the best cake designers available but brims with stunning wedding cake photos that defy reality.
A Brides subscription does what it says on the tin, putting the blushing beauty centre stage with a strong focus on creative ideas for a stylish day of celebration. Featuring fresh new wedding looks and exclusive collections from internationally renowned designers, this is a magazine for the bride who knows that when planning a wedding, in the words of Carrie Bradshaw, ‘It was the dress; it upped the ante.’