The Devon Edition of Wed Magazine



Devon Wed Magazine - Issue 17


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As well as a to-die-for dress, fabulous food, soul-stirring music and a whole lotta love, the modern wedding celebration is brimming with one overriding feature: personality. This issue is bursting with truly one-of-a-kind weddings, from the bewilderingly beautiful love stories of ‘Got Wed’ to our special feature ‘Unique, C'est Chic!’, which is full of individual and unforgettable celebrations that may well inspire a very personal party of your own.

Helen Lisk

This movement towards personality-filled weddings has touched every detail – including the rings. The region’s top jewellery experts share their guidance on finding an oh-so ‘you’ symbol of your union in ‘A Design for Life’.

Emma Solley

We’re also embracing the drama of Devon’s landscape. Our bridal fashion story ‘Swept Away’ embraces the blissed-out beauty of a wedding on Devon’s coastline. Think free-spirited fashions, acres of lace and accessories speckled with shells captured in the insanely beautiful setting of Ocean Kave in Westward Ho! In contrast, the cool glamour of ‘Golden Touch’ celebrates sleek silhouettes, gilt-y pleasures and a stylish do in the country in the secluded climes of Ever After: A Dartmoor Wedding.  And, for fashion inspiration for your mini maids, don't miss 'Little Mix', shot at Cothay Manor, which showcases playful and pretty looks for oh-so adorable attendants.

Lucy Shergold

In ‘Greener Pastures’, we go in search of picture-perfect spots to get wed in Devon’s rolling countryside, from the wilds of Dartmoor to the rolling hills of North Devon. And, captured in Croyde Bay, ‘Sea of Love’ is awash with dreamy vintage styling inspiration for a wedding by the sea.

Keith Riley 

Don’t forget to join us on Facebook and Twitter – and keep a close eye on wedmagazine.co.uk – for fresh and fabulous party planning inspiration. And remember: keep it personal.

My Fabulous Life Photography
Rebecca

STYLE
14. SWEPT AWAY
Easy, breezy and utterly dreamy dresses for a wedding by the ocean

22. GOLDEN TOUCH
Go for glamour in effortlessly chic silhouettes and a party sprinkled with sparkle

30. DREAM A LITTLE THEME…
From country chic to beachside cool, we’ve got your bridal style covered

38. DIVINE DESIGNS FROM DEVON
Designer Kate Walker reveals the inspiration behind her gowns

40. THE LOOK OF LOVE
Heavenly hair and must-have make-up inspiration 

44. LIFE AFTER WED
What will you do with your dress after the big day? Alice Wright shares her story

54. LITTLE MIX
Pretty and playful looks for your mini maids

68. WORKING THE GROOM
Style tips for the man of the moment

70. SUIT YOURSELF
Grooms’ wedding wardrobe woes resolved

FEATURES
47. A DESIGN FOR LIFE
The lowdown on sourcing those all-important rings

60. WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS…
Rebecca Matthews braces herself for her fiancé’s stag party in Sin City 

63. THE VIEW FROM MARS
Revealed: what your fiancé is really thinking during the wedding planning process

72. GENERATION GAMES
Nathan Midgley ponders the low-key nuptials of a certain A-lister

74. ALL SORTED FOR EATS AND FIZZ
Food and drinks inspiration for a very tasty reception

80. KNOWING ME KNOWING YOU
Tips for choosing the perfect design scheme for your wedding

84. SEA OF LOVE
Mix soft shades, natural textures and exquisite lace for a vintage-inspired party by the sea

90. GREENER PASTURES
Escape to a beauty spot in the country for a secluded celebration

104. UNIQUE, C'EST CHIC!
Meet the couples who did their wedding their way

110. GASTRONOMY OF GROOVE
Your wedding soundtrack on a plate

114. THE FEUD FACTOR
Family feuds brewing? Ease the tension with these top tips

REGULARS
6. BRIDAL BUZZ
What’s new, what’s hot, what’s on

96. THE VENUE
Licensed venues for civil ceremonies in Devon

122. GOT WED
Newly-weds share a glimpse of their day

138. NOTES ON A WEDDING
Top tips for your planning pleasure


Editor
Rebecca Matthews

Chief features writer
Hannah May

Contributors
Ali Berry, Vicki DeBlasi, Nathan Midgley, Leon Soulsby, Chris Wasey, Charity Wilson, Elle Winsor-Grime, Alice Wright

Design
Matt Sanwell, Design UNLTD

Advertising and Management 
Brendan Sleeman

Distribution 
Jenna Matthews

Finance
Morwenna Matthews

Publisher
Wed Magazine
28 Reens Crescent
Heamoor
Penzance
Cornwall 
TR18 3HW
01736 331456
wed@wedmagazine.co.uk  

Print
Four Way Print

Cover image
Dress
Sottero & Midgley, Frilly Frocks
Model Rosie Corr
Photography Lucy Shergold
www.lucyshergoldphotography.co.uk