Who’s capturing your big day?

We’ve all seen the sweet-but-serious wedding shots of couples looking far from comfortable in front of the camera. Our good friends looking less like themselves than they’ve ever been. Yes, they look beautiful, but they don’t look like the quirky, happy-go-lucky pals...

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So who’s walking you down the aisle?!

When you think of being ‘given away’ on your wedding day, who do you imagine at your side? I’m betting the majority of you will see your father, suited and booted, his face a picture of fatherly pride. But let’s think for a moment about the brides-to-be out there who...

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Our top 5 not-so-obvious honeymoon destinations

With Valentine’s Day under our belts and this year’s summer brides well and truly in organisation mode, we thought we’d give our 2019 brides-to-be some unique honeymoon destination ideas. Forget white sandy beaches – we’re rooting for more adventurous getaways that...

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Make 2019 the year you learn to love yourself

So, what New Year’s resolutions did you make this January? Let me guess… No wine until the weekend? Sign up for that 10k? Drop three dress sizes by July? Whilst all these goals are admirable, I feel that they’re missing the point. Yes, cutting out alcohol and boosting...

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What a difference a year makes …

As 2018 draws to a close, we thought we’d reflect on the last 12 months, which has been an incredible journey for all at Brides With Curves, not to mention our wonderful brides-to-be. An incredible highlight of the year is being named in Cosmopolitan as one of the top...

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Sensational south coast proposal spots!

With the ‘Beast from the East’ threatening to shroud us in more nail-bitingly cold weather, we thought we’d brighten up your day with a post about the South Coast’s most romantic proposal spots. From heady heights to calm waters and spectacular dining experiences,...

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Awesome accessories for your winter wedding!

Now that autumn has its leafy hands firmly clasped around the UK, you’ll be forgiven for thinking we at Brides With Curves are resting on our laurels… Not a chance, thank goodness! We have, in fact, been very busy with our wonderfully wintery brides-to-be, who all...

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It’s time to be kind to yourself

When a couple of friends suggested a last-minute holiday in the sun, I very nearly scoffed at the idea. An actual holiday…with friends…in the sun? Surely I didn’t have time for such frivolities?! I’ve got a business to run, brides to please, mouths to feed… It wasn’t...

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How to make the most of your Honeymoon

Many of our curvy brides-to-be have now tied the knot and are soon jetting off on their honeymoons (we’re not jealous at all, honest!). So we thought we’d put a last minute list together of ways to get the absolute most out of your trip. But before you read on,...

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The bride-to-be’s guide to wedding dress fittings!

If there’s one thing a bride-to-be needs to know, it’s that finding the perfect wedding dress takes patience. But luckily for you, good things come to those who wait. From the first fitting to the final ‘tah-dah!’, here’s a rundown of what to expect … The first...

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Five fabulous tips for your wedding day makeup!

Calling all you gorgeous brides-to-be: you don’t need a big budget to look beautiful; you just need these five simple tips that will ensure you look and feel exquisite on your big day! 1. First things first, get the canvas ready It’s amazing how many brides-to-be...

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Top 9 in Cosmo!

It’s time to toot my horn a bit, because after only trading for 18 months, Brides With Curves has been named in Cosmopolitan as one of the top 9 plus-size bridal shops in the UK and Ireland! Yep, as the South Coast’s first plus-size wedding dress specialists, I was...

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