19

Sep

2019

Boho Loves: Lily Arkwright – Lab Grown Sustainable Luxurious Jewellery That Lasts a Lifetime

This afternoon I would like to introduce you to Lily Arkwright a jewellery company specialising in premium Moissanite and Lab Grown fine jewellery, ‘driven by our ethical and social promise to deliver sustainable luxurious jewellery’. Lily Arkwright produce beautifully crafted engagement rings, which cost a fraction of the price of an actual diamond, and offer an answer to the ethical problems behind some diamond mining. You can choose from certified lab diamonds or beautiful coloured gem stones, all set in either white gold or platinum. Based in Manchester in the UK, all of their work is carried out in the UK so cutting down on the carbon footprint, perfect for any Eco brides.They also ship worldwide if you are looking to buy from them online. Each ring can be custom made and designed to fit around your own personal style. With different sizes, cuts and shapes on offer there really is something here for everyone.

Lily Arkwright specialise in lab grown fine jewellery including the very best quality moissanite, lab diamonds and precious coloured gemstone engagement rings. We set the worlds premium moissanite, Forever One by Charles & Colvard and are proud authorised UK retailers. Additionally we set a huge selection of Lumoie moissanite, certified lab diamonds and natural diamonds in In a variety of 18K white, yellow, rose golds and platinum precious metals. All our collections are crafted here in the UK and we ship globally

Boho Loves: Lily Arkwright - Lab Grown Sustainable Luxurious Jewellery That Lasts a Lifetime Boho Loves: Lily Arkwright - Lab Grown Sustainable Luxurious Jewellery That Lasts a Lifetime Boho Loves: Lily Arkwright - Lab Grown Sustainable Luxurious Jewellery That Lasts a Lifetime

Why should people consider moissanite engagement ring?
At Lily Arkwright we really respect people’s choice and offer a wide selection of precious gemstones. Simply put, pound for pound moissanite is typically 90% cheaper than an equivalent diamond and is lab grown ensuring no negative mining practices that is often associated with mined diamonds. Conventionally the vast majority engagement rings on the market are diamond set solitaires and typically range in cost between £2,000 – £15,000 depending upon the colour, cut and clarity. We retail a large collection of solitaires between £400 – £1,000 offering huge savings compared to high street jewellers.Read More

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19

Sep

2019

Charlotte and Daniel’s Homemade Tipi Wedding in York by All You Need is Love Photography 

Today we are heading back to last October for this lovely Autumnal wedding sent in by the wonderful Becki from All You Need is Love Photography. Charlotte and Daniel wanted their wedding to be about the marriage not about a huge fancy affair, so they hired a tipi and set about creating as much of the wedding themselves. They hired Fish and Chip and Pizza vans for their food and got their friends and family to help out as much as they could. This created a laid back fun filled Autumnal wedding with a colour palette of seasonal plum.

Our wedding day was a happy blur, filled with food, music and dancing. It was also unexpectedly chilly!

Charlotte and Daniel's Homemade Tipi Wedding in York by All You Need is Love Photography  Charlotte and Daniel's Homemade Tipi Wedding in York by All You Need is Love Photography 

Charlotte and Daniel were married on 27th October 2018 at All Saints Church, Cawood, with the reception at Escrick Park Estate in York. ‘Charlotte’s grandad was a priest – All Saints Church was his main parish and there is a plaque in memory of him inside the church. We had 70 guests. ‘We got engaged in February 2016 with the intention that we could slowly and calmly organise everything over 2 ½ years. However, we took things a little too calmly and had to properly start organising everything around 6 months before the wedding!’

Charlotte and Daniel's Homemade Tipi Wedding in York by All You Need is Love Photography  Charlotte and Daniel's Homemade Tipi Wedding in York by All You Need is Love Photography 

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18

Sep

2019

Bridal Style: Kelly Faetanini – ‘Making Every Brides Dream Come True’

Today we are talking bridal style with the wonderful Kelly Faetanini. Kelly Faetanini is a New York based bridal designer who has been designing modern, elegant bridal gowns since 2012. With classic silhouettes, elegant lines, lace detailing and stylish, timeless designs, Kelly Faetanini is a designer for the romantic, fresh bride, looking for something modern, yet sophisticated. Her new Marilyn Collection has just launched and is available to buy across many worldwide locations including the two Ellie Sanderson stores in the UK. I think you will love these gowns, but don’t take my word for it, here are a selection of gowns for the new Marilyn collection, along with some of the others available from Ellie Sanderson.

Kelly Faetanini is a respected bridal fashion brand. Our chic twists on timeless silhouettes deliver delightful designs that speak for themselves. Our brand has become synonymous with fresh femininity, romance, and the essence of a classic soul with a sophisticated spin. Keeping our customers in mind, many of our gowns feature customizable beading, detachable necklines, and special corsetry technology for the perfect fit—all customizable. The collection retails between $2,300-$5,000.

Bridal Style: Kelly Faetanini - 'Making Every Brides Dream Come True' Bridal Style: Kelly Faetanini - 'Making Every Brides Dream Come True' Bridal Style: Kelly Faetanini - 'Making Every Brides Dream Come True' Bridal Style: Kelly Faetanini - 'Making Every Brides Dream Come True'

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18

Sep

2019

Stephanie and Alex’s Elegant ‘Country Boho’ Wedding in Cyprus by Karina Leonenko Photography 

Today I have a real visual treat for you with this stunning wedding, courtesy of Karina Leonenko photography. Stephanie and Alex chose to get married in Cyprus with a mammoth wedding of 300 guest. They created a totally gorgeous wedding, filled with ‘Country Boho’ decoration all finished off with a very glam elegant finish. From the amazing ceremony arch filled with beautiful flowers, to the breathtaking outdoor reception, this wedding has style written all over it. As for Stephanie’s overall look, WOW! Doesn’t she look amazing! Her Julie Vino is stunning, a real show stopper of a dress. What a beautiful couple, full of love and so much happiness.

 The best party we’ve ever been to, full of love and positive energy.

Stephanie and Alex's Elegant 'Country Boho' Wedding in Cyprus by Karina Leonenko Photography  Stephanie and Alex's Elegant 'Country Boho' Wedding in Cyprus by Karina Leonenko Photography 

Stephanie and Alex  were married on 2nd June 2018 at Ayia Paraskevi church in Germasoyia, with the reception at the garden next to it and the party at Dafermou winery in Lefkara village in Cyprus. ‘It is a cute church with a very nice garden next to it for the reception, which would make it very convenient for our guests. As for the party, the winery is a place we’ve fallen in love with, since it has an amazing view, it’s very atmospheric and romantic and matched completely with the theme that we were planning to have. We had around 300 guests and it took 1 year to plan.’

Stephanie and Alex's Elegant 'Country Boho' Wedding in Cyprus by Karina Leonenko Photography  Stephanie and Alex's Elegant 'Country Boho' Wedding in Cyprus by Karina Leonenko Photography 

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17

Sep

2019

New Zealand Clifftop Sunset Wedding Inspiration

Today’s styled shoot is a real stunner, in fact you would be forgiven for thinking it’s an actual wedding as it’s so life like and set in the most breathtaking location. The shoot took place at The Farm Cottage Raglan in New Zealand in January of this year and features a real life couple. The outdoor ceremony and reception area set on the cliff tops overlooking the ocean, coupled with the beautiful greenery, festoon lighting and beautiful rustic decor, this shoot is totally breathtaking. Not only does it feature a real couple, there are also real guests too! With an array of delicious pizza to choose from against the sunset backdrop, I just adore the real nature of this shoot, the perfect inspiration for any Boho bride looking for an outdoor celebration.

Real-life lovebirds Tahlia & Ben set the scene in this Tuscan Italian styled shoot set on the seaside clifftop at Raglans newest wedding venue the “Farmhouse Cottage Raglan”. Shot by the talented Official Photographers this sunset shoot is one that our Brides will die for!

New Zealand Clifftop Sunset Wedding Inspiration New Zealand Clifftop Sunset Wedding Inspiration New Zealand Clifftop Sunset Wedding Inspiration

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