Bridal Style: Kate Halfpenny – The Beautiful 2016 Flora Romance Collection


Kate Halfpenny Bridal Collection

This afternoon it’s all about bridal style and this magical collection from Halfpenny London. Kate Halfpenny the amazing designer behind the beautiful bridal brand is an absolute genius! With bridal gowns fit for a Boho princess, her creations really are something of absolute beauty. By mixing fabrics with beautiful shapes Kate goes about creating contemporary dresses that are full of feminine quality and flattering lines. This new collection ‘Flora Romance’ is quite something, mixing romance with gorgeous textures there really is something for every sort of bride here. I just know you are going to be knocked out with these stunning gowns.

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‘Kate Halfpenny loves and designs bridalwear for real women. You can tell by the way Kate and her team look after each and everyone of their precious customers. It’s personal. It’s their passion. You can tell by the way her collection is designed. Every piece understands women’s bodies, their individual beauty and their lifestyles’ 

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Heather and Mike’s Localy Sourced Wedding at River Cottage with a Blue Wedding Dress, by Helen Lisk Photography

Happy Tuesday everyone and how are you all today? Did you all enjoy the bank holiday or was it a bit of a wash out? Today is a very excitting day for us here at Boho HQ, as today we get to reveal the brand new look blog to you all. It will be a bit later on today though as my technical guy Mark is currently traveling back from Scotland, so do bare with us while we get everything ready for the big reveal. If in doubt pop back this time tomorrow and all will be in place.
One of the joys of this job is that I get to feature some of the best wedding venues out there and today’s one of those days. We have all heard of River Cottage, due to the TV show with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall but did you know they also hold weddings? Todays real wedding not only features this wonderful venue, its beautiful setting and some fantastic looking food but also Heather the bride in a simply stunning bespoke blue wedding dress. A totally gorgeous wedding captured perfectly by Helen Lisk Photography.

‘A truly awesome unforgettable day’

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Heather and Mike were married on 6th June 2015. Their civil ceremony was held at the Guildhall in Lyme Regis with their families in attendance. They then had another Humanist Ceremony afterwards in the Kitchen Garden at River Cottage HQ in Axminster with both their families and friends. The reception was held in the long barn at River Cottage. ‘We have always both loved River Cottage, we knew tht the location, staff and food would all be fantastic. We had 52 guests at River Cottage. From the engagement we spent about ten months planning everything.

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Alicia and Thom’s Handmade Country Wedding Filled with Daisies, by Joanna Bongard Photography

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you are all having a lovely Bank Holiday Monday? It’s a busy and exciting week on the blog this week as this week sees the launch of the new blog design. I have been letting out a few sneak peeks over the last few days so if you have caught any of those on social media you will know that the new design is pretty different to the old one. We have gone for a totally new look and feel, so I really hope you like the new direction that I have taken the blog in. The new look Blog will be launched later this week so do keep an eye out and let me know you thoughts.
Today I have this gorgeous country wedding, brought to you courtesy of Joanna Bongard Photography. It’s a lovely relaxed day, where Alicia and Thom decided to try and make as much as they coul to keep the costs down. They did this with great success and the results are gorgeous.

‘It was genuinely the most perfect day of our lives. The guests, the photographer, the church, the marquee, the food, the entertainment – our faces were aching from smiling so much’

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Alicia and Thom were married on 20th June 2015 at St Mary the Virgin church, Hawkesbury Upton, Badminton. The reception was held on Grandma Peckett’s field, Hawkesbury Upton, Badminton. ‘My grandma lives in Hawkesbury (South Gloucestershire) and we loved the little church on the hill. The area is rich in Peckett ancestry and I even have ancestors buried in the church grounds. As soon as we started thinking about having the wedding there, we came up with the idea of putting a marquee in Grandma’s field and have everyone walk down from the church through the picturesque country lanes. We began planning it pretty much after we got engaged so it was around a years worth of planning and we had 150 guests’

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Boho’s Best Bits: W/C 24th August

Happy Sunday everyone and happy bank holiday, how are you all? I hope you are having a lovely extended weekend, what are you up to? Mine has been good so far. Yesterday I was working putting some final bits and pieces together for the launch fo the new Blog next week. It’s amazing how many last-minute jobs you find that need to be one, but everything is all in hand and next week is certainly going to be an exciting one! Today we are off to a music festival with some friends and their children. It’s a family friendly festival, so I’m hoping for some good food and lots of rides that Dexter can go on. Monday, weather permitting, we are off on another family day out to see some animals, so lots of lovely things plans. Then of course next week is the BIG blog launch. It’s seems to have taken for ever to get here but it’s only a few days away and I am SO excited!

Now though, sit back, grab yourself a cuppa and enjoy this weeks Best Bits, my weekly rond up of the best the wedding world has to offer.


Best Wedding

I have chosen this weeks wedding for wedding of the week as I just love everything about it. The dress, the flower crown, the gorgeous venue, all the lovely decorations. It’s totally stunning I’m sure you will agree! Found via Love my Dress, photo by McKinley Rodgers

House Party Wedding in Somerset – From Love my Dress

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Best Photography

Kerry and Jon’s Relaxed Cheshire Wedding – From Claire Penn

River Cottage Wedding – From Helen Lisk

Lake Windermere Wedding – From Babb Photo

Brooklyn Elopement – From Samm Blake

Gemma and Simon Preview – From Craig and Kate

London Wedding – From Nicola Thompson Photography

Old Trafford Manchester Wedding – From Tierney Photography

Sophie and Will – From Todd Hunter McGaw

Farm Wedding – From Matt Parry Photography

Rob and Michaela Married – From Browns Photography

Great Langdale Wedding – From Mark Tattersall 

Arjun & Rupa – From Jeff Newsom Photography

May-Jane and Andrew – From Marianne Taylor


Best Style

The Ultimate Bridal Veil Style Guide – From Bridal Musings

10 Ways to Rock Sequin Bridesmaid Dresses – From Southbound Bride

Dan Jones 2016 Bridal Collection – From Polka Dot Bride

Otaduy Wild Love Collection – From One Fab Day

Kate Beaumont, Bespoke Vintage Inspired Wedding Desses – From Love my Dress

Bridal Style: Vivien J Bridal 2015/2016 Bohemian Accessories Collection – From Boho

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Boho Pins: Top 10 Pins of the Week

Good Morning to you all! Finally it’s the weekend.  It’s been a busy week on the blog behind the scenes, are you all ready to see the new blog design? Not long to wait now  Kelly H cannot wait to reveal it to you next week!

We are back today with our regular Pinterest feature.  I hope you like our selection this week, it features a lot of gorgeous looking food and cake!

Here is a selection of our top 10 pins of the week……………..


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Image Source – I am so in love with sparkle at the moment and this Ersa Atelier dress is ticking all the boxes or me

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Diary of a Boho Bride – Emily & Jonny, Entry 11: 2 Weeks to Go!

Three Cheers for the Bank Holiday Weekend! How are you all? I am currently on my way to York, we have a weekend full of weddings so we are staying near the wedding locations as I expect the traffic maybe a little crazy on the roads this weekend. With it being a 3 day weekend I hope you all have some wonderful plans.

Today, we are back with our regular feature Diary of a Boho Bride. Last time Emily and Jonny were on the blog they chatted all about getting organised and today they are back talking all about their final post and sharing her final piece of advice.

This will be Emily and Jonny’s last blog before the big day!  I will be so sad to see Emily go, It’s been a pleasure getting to know her and her amazing plans over many emails. I may have also had a little DIY tutorial from Emily to help me with a little DIY gift idea! Thank you so much Emily for being the perfect Boho Bride, we are looking forward to sharing your wedding on the blog in the near future!

Emily and Jonny

I’ll pass you over to Emily………

Argh! This is my last blog post before the wedding. That is a crazy thought.

After a year and a half of wedding planning and years of dreaming, the wedding is only 2 weeks away. The last couple of weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster to be honest. No one tells you, nor can you plan, how you’re supposed to feel so close to your wedding. I’m excited, nervous, anxious and giddy. My head is at full capacity as I juggle final wedding plans, honeymoon preparation, a full time job and a flat crammed full of favours, jars and the usual daily mess. Breathe, everything will be fine…I think.

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