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Fashion meets wedding: The Haute Couture of Wedding Photography

Creating fashion from your wedding photos Be warned… The following images are enchantingly sophisticated, incredibly creative and will leave you wanting more. These real wedding photos are like editorials that have jumped...


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Love, marriage and boudoir, all because of a dog

Bryony and Mason met one night at the Crown and Anchor, our favorite pub here in my neighborhood.  Well actually Gator met Mason first.  Gator is one of Bryony’s cute pups.  Name fits.  He lept from her lap and made a mad...



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The Lust List: Connie and Dolly The Sweatpea Collection

Bridal accessories for the style conscious Bride Launched at the end of February this year, Connie and Dolly’s beautiful Sweatpea Collection is based on floral designs with an art deco influence, the new collections stays...



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12 alternative songs to walk down the aisle to

There is a time for ‘da da da daaaa’ and a time to get funky! If you’re not the traditional kind of Bride and want to inject some of your personality and swagger up the aisle instead then here’s a list o...


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Wedding Photography Buffet, Really???

Quality over quantity – your wedding photography. Way back in the mists of time there was this thing called film. It came on rolls, usually with 36 frames per roll and your photographer would turn up with 20 or 25 of thes...



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Singapore Brides: More than your average fairytale!

Wedding inspiration from one of my favourite wedding sites, Singapore Brides. Every year they produce stunning photo shoots that capture the creativity and style of current trends; focusing on couture wedding dresses and access...



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Wedding stationery: It’s all about the family!

Some three years ago Frances and Christ started planning a traditional wedding in a beautiful stately home – Knowsley Hall, home of the Earl of Derby and his family – and, not only fitting for the venue they had chosen,...


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Wedding Fashion Through The Ages

Vintage styling has for some time been hugely popular for weddings. So what were the wedding fashions and influences from three of the key decades and how you can draw some top ideas for your own wedding? 1920’s – It’s a ...



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Engagement photo shoots: are they worth it?

Start Your Wedding Story with an Engagement Photo Shoot Engagement photo shoots are really popular these days. It’s a lovely way to start your wedding day story. It can also calm any nerves that you have about posing for the ...


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New Kaviar Gauche Collection from Zalando

OK girls! Are you after a unique wedding dress? Something different but you still want to be head to toe in couture! Let’s face it, we all feel that much more beautiful when we don couture and now you can at a spectacular...



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‘Alice’ exclusive: Grammy award winning producer and world renowned pianist Vicente recreate the Bridal March

It’s been around since 1848 when Wagner composed it for the opera Lohengrin. Today it’s taking on new life. This ‘new’ Bridal March is beautifully sculpted with a wonderfully rich melody and will leave ...



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Spring/Summer 2014 wedding trends: Collections unveiled

The wait is over!! Breathe!! We finally got to see all the big wedding designers from around the globe descend on the fabulous New York city showcasing their Spring/Summer 2014 collections and I for one are glad the wait is ove...


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Top 8 wedding traditions that have to go

These traditions deserve their rightful place in history, but that’s where they need to stay. Requesting your hand in marriage I’d like to hear from anyone in the last year who actually asked the Brides father for t...



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Zombie engagement shoot

“We want to survive a zombie attack and then hug because we’re in love!” said Bride to be Juliana Park to photographer Amanda Rynda. Juliana Park and Ben Lee were having none of the ‘ordinary’ type...



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Alternative Wedding Style: bypassing tradition

Featured image: Yolan Cris Couture Whenever we think of bridal attire most of us, quite naturally, tend to imagine a resplendent wedding gown – the perfect dress for the perfect day. Even the most fashion forward among us (my...


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Becoming a goddess

Art is the passion of the soul. It forms from a reflection of what one person sees or feels and takes its audience to a moment created just for them – it truly is in the eyes of the beholder – yet it inspires all of...



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The lust list: Vintage Hollywood bridal halo

Olivia Headpieces, founded in 2011 by Sandra Morales in Vancouver, Canada is now available worldwide. Her much sought after headpieces are in demand and this one in particular is my favourite. With a vintage Hollywood influence...


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Zombie-fy your wedding

With the rise in Zombie TV shows like The Walking Dead and Dead Set, Zombie themed weddings are becoming a popular choice as are Zombie thememed engagement shoots. So to help inspire your Zombie themed wedding, here’s a w...



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The ultimate wedding cake toppers

So you’ve chosen your cake but you want something original, fun, exciting and just downright unique! I have just the thing that will excite you and your guests and get the party talking. Personal and everlasting, these fa...



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Wedding Stationery Trends

There are numerous trends that are proving strong in Wedding Invitations and Stationery this season.  Some are quite the antidote to the dominant vintage trend of recent times while as others could be thought of as an evolutio...


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Editors Note: Alice Issue 2 May 2013

Wow here we are again, no sooner than the first issue was rushed out the door (ok uploaded to the web) am I sitting down again writing my introduction to our second issue. And what an Issue!! This last month has been a flurry o...



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Wedding Personality Test: Introvert or Extrovert

Introvert or extrovert which one are you? and how might this affect your wedding? Do you want something small and quaint while your partner wants something extravagant? Is it causing you a logistical nightmare trying to please ...



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Wedding group shots that rock!

Wedding Group Shots Group Photos are often the least enjoyable part of a wedding day for everyone involved. However, I am here to change that!! In my experience as a wedding photographer it helps to have great communication wit...


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Wedding Video Blooper by The Wedding Filmer

I’m loving this video – from Vishal, The Wedding Filmer; what really caught my eye (so to speak) was the first few seconds with the fly buzzing round. I think what Vishal has captured here are the natural moments of...



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Wedding nail trends: Spring 2013

It should be no surprise that the wedding nail trend for this season is as pure and simple as you can get. Minimalist has been gaining popularity since last year and this season sees it creating elegant, natural nails for the B...


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Vintage Wedding the real deal

Real Life Vintage Wedding Vintage has never been more popular & chic but what era is ‘vintage’? A good question & the answer is a bit of a moving feast as whilst it is generally accepted that clothing from the 1920...



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Smashing the boundaries of wedding photography

As in all things, creativity has levels, boundaries and exceptions and in the wedding industry, the most exciting thing is that boundaries are expected to be broken. It’s the one industry that is heavily influenced by fas...



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Goodbye sugared almonds, hello fabulous wedding favours

Wedding Favours: To have or not to have When planning their weddings, what do brides-to-be concentrate on first? The photographer or the florist?  Their dream dress or the venue? There is no universal answer to this question....


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The adventures of Alice In Weddingland: From the editor

Alice editor, Zarn Ballentine, introduces the April 2013 launch issue: Having felt like we’ve been stuck in a time-warp for the last month and repeatedly flicking the switch on the kettle, we are incredibly proud to be in...



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The Scottish Photographer

There was no way that I was going to produce the launch issue of Alice magazine without, who I consider to be one of the most exciting and unique wedding photographers in the world, Scottish wedding photographer, Gordon McGowan...



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The Greatest Wedding Video Ever?

From the original blog JuneBugWeddings Directed, filmed and edited by David Robin – http://www.davidrobinfilms.com


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The ridiculously easy way to design your wedding theme

Designing your perfect wedding theme in 3 easy steps using the ‘Alice Cocktail’ Simply grab your 6 ingredients, shake and pour! The most critical thing to consider is to think outside the box; get away from the ‘must ...



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Would you wear roadkill Wedding Couture

Controversial it may be but exquisite it most definitely is. Sourced from ‘ethically sourced’ dead animals such as roadkill, Jessica Eaton has done it again. Hoping the collection will “give people food for t...


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Bling-up your wedding cake with sparkly letters

The exquisite new cake letters from Ivory and Co will add that perfect blingy finishing touch. All letters come with a spike underneath so they can be inserted anywhere. Put your initials, spell some romantic words or create th...



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Decks Beats And Wedding Elegance

Question: What happens when you blend creative DJ technique with classy wedding style? Answer: An effortlessly cool wedding party to climax a fantastic wedding day! Relegating the likes of ‘The Macarena’ and ‘...



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The Wedding Academy: Brides, book now!

Let me tell you about the best wedding gig this August… Brides, grab your handbags, flats and iPads because the Wedding Academy’s coming to town and you and I get to have a private one-to-one tea party so I can help...


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Ballerinas and butterflies – wedding inspiration

A shoot by Delixieux Cakes – videography by John Harris Video Production Specialists



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Yolan Cris: The Ibiza Collection

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A fairy wedding spectacular

So you want a fantasy wedding and you love all things alternative, creative and beautiful. Ever thought about a Fairy wedding? This is how you do it… Full of sumptuous, creative details this themed idea created by Tricia ...


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Alternative wedding dresses: Be different!

Be different! Be unique! Ditch the powder puff and throw on attitude with Gallery Serpentine Australia’s stunning ensembles. Victorian Time Traveller in black & silver – consists of The Duchess Persuasion skirt...



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The top 5 wedding movies of all time

So you’re just about to sit down and plan your wedding. Here are my top 5 wedding movies to get you in the mood. 1.  Father of the Bride – either the original from 1950 or the remake with Steve Martin.  Its funny ...


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The worlds best Steampunk wedding

I’m serious! And remember, you saw it here first! This is simply the most spectacular Steampunk wedding ever! A mammoth of creativity and Steampunk splendour, Faith and Michael’s Aussie Steampunk affair is one I wil...



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What are you doing with your hair??!!

Date booked, venue chosen, fairytale wedding dress orderedwhat next ……hair ….. what am I going to do with my hair? An up do, flowing locks hanging loose, stick to my normal hair style or go for something really different ...


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Bring Your Mood Board to Life

Over the years I have been asked to work many weird and wonderful details into wedding invitations, from handcuffs to cats, dragons to golf, James Bond to Willy Wonka….every couple has a dream and the wedding stationery s...



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50 shades of… well, any colour you like!

Having a theme for your wedding is a great way to bring in creativity and pull together the different aspects of your special day into one overall look.  The simplest way to do this is to incorporate one or two colours and us...


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We Can Be Heroes…. Just for One Day!

With so much to do and think about and with emotions often running high in the run up to your wedding day and on the day itself it’s helpful to identify your wedding heroes – People to share the load. Traditionally there ar...



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One shape to rule them all: Your perfect wedding dress

Know your shape, buy your dress! Since the earliest days of our childhood we girls have been dreaming of our idyllic wedding day, fantasizing about playing the part of the fairytale bride and wearing the perfect wedding dress. ...


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Don your wildest attire and join the party in New Orleans

My husband and I live in this magical city called New Orleans.  A very non-traditional feeling old style traditional city.  Music is in the air.  A man, standing on the corner of Canal and S. Peters trumpet in hand, open cas...



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Why have a dessert table at your wedding?

Dessert tables and candy buffets are getting more and more popular especially at weddings. Why? Well, you will find that there are many reasons. First, they offer your guests more choice of dessert than just the wedding cake or...


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She is beautiful, she is woman!

Don’t just do it for his eyes only! Do it for you! Boudoir can be one of the most self-empowering, fun things you’ll do for yourself. And with results like these, who would want to miss the opportunity, or excuse, t...






 
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