A guide to summer wedding attire for men

Mens wedding outfits | Image credit: Joseph Turner | Ze Binning weddings

If you’re attending a wedding as a guest this year, you might have already started thinking about what you’re going to wear.  To make that choice a bit easier, Christopher Legard from men’s fashion retailer Joseph Turner gives us his summer wedding style guide. Who doesn’t love a summer wedding? If you’re going to be attending one this year, deciding … Read More

When Planning A Wedding, Sometimes Less Is More

The list of “must haves” for modern weddings grows all the time. Not only do you need a cake, a dress, a ring and a venue, but also a whole host of other accessories that were never a part of weddings in your parent’s time! We’ve seen a kind of consumer “creep” into the world of weddings, where things that … Read More

British Wedding Traditions and the Changing Face of Wedding Culture

Alys & Johan wedding | Zoe Binning weddings | Credit: Benjamin Wheeler Photography

It has occurred to me that I have never actually written a blog post about Wedding traditions in the UK! In fact, if I’m honest, the idea has largely come out of a favour my favourite aunt has just asked of me… she’s currently in China on a work trip and is attending a lecture on Chinese wedding culture and … Read More

5 Favourite Welsh Wedding Venues

Rosedew Farm | Jake Morley Photography | Zoe Binning weddings

As you will have seen from previous blog posts, I am delighted to have been asked to guest blog over the coming months for Weddingbooker.com the online wedding venue search site, offering the UK’s largest list of wedding venues, designed to help you to find, view and book your dream wedding. As a wedding venue consultant and wedding planner, I can safely … Read More

Wedding Trends for 2019

I am delighted to have been asked to guest blog over the coming months for Weddingbooker.com the online wedding venue search site, offering the UK’s largest list of wedding venues, designed to help you to find, view and book your dream wedding The first of my guest blog posts for them, focuses on the top 7 wedding trends of 2019 and looks at … Read More

Choosing your wedding music

Wedding playlist | wedding music | Zoe Binning

Today, we’re talking wedding music!  It starts when everyone is taking their seats for the ceremony, but it definitely doesn’t stop there; there’s the entrance music (the processional), the signing of the register, possibly a few hymns, the couple’s exit (the recessional), background music during the drinks reception and the wedding breakfast, music during the comfort break and of course, … Read More

The first 3 things most brides think about for their wedding day…

When you first get engaged and think about everything you need to do, to plan your wedding day, what are the first things that you usually start thinking about, before all else? As a wedding planner, when I sit down with prospective clients, one of the questions I ask them is “what planning have you done to date” and I … Read More

Choosing Your Bridesmaids Dresses: Colours, Styles & Costs

When it comes to choosing bridesmaid dresses for your wedding, there are often lots of questions around who should choose the style, who should cover costs and how to keep everyone happy. Obviously, you want everyone to have a fantastic time on your big day, meaning selecting bridesmaid dresses presents a careful balancing act between your wedding vision and keeping … Read More

Top tips for choosing your wedding ring

So, we all know that planning your wedding can be, well, just a little bit intense!  Every time you speak to anyone you realise there’s yet another thing you need to think about! Some of the things are major, like the venue and some, not so much, like the table favours…. But some decisions live on, well beyond your wedding … Read More

What do brides ask wedding venues before they even visit?

Image by Kate Adams Photgoraphy & Hazel Hannant Photography

The six top questions Brides need answers to, before viewing a wedding venue… When prospective clients contact a wedding venue, there are six key questions that are always on their list, regardless of their style, theme or budget. It doesn’t matter what you think your venue’s key features or selling points are – if they’re not important to the couple … Read More