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A Simple Guide to Your Bridal Style

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017

A Simple Guide to Your Bridal Style

Before you embark on what is possibly one of the most exciting trips of your life: wedding dress hunting, you should ask yourself a few questions. You should decide what length wedding dress you want, short or long? If you want a train, long is the obvious answer and shorter dresses tend to suit to more petite and in some cases, more mature bride. What style of skirt do you prefer? There are actually a lot of types of Wedding Dress shop in Glasgow and if you want trumpet, flare, ball gown, straight/column, a line or mermaid, there are a lot of choices ahead of you!

You should ask yourself what style of back design will flatter your shape: with a back design or without? What style of sleeves – if any – do you see yourself having? What waistline suits you best? The weather, the location of your wedding and together with your body shape and personal style must agree to all these choices. It’s a lot isn’t it!? Depending on the location and on the season of your wedding day, bridal shopping in Glasgow will be stocking the right dresses for the right season. Short dresses tend to be all the rage for summer weddings as they fit the Fifties style and are cooler to wear.

You may find yourself going against the traditional range in favour of a shorter swing dress and tea length dresses are very fashionable as the length is elegant and sexy offering you the much needed ease and flexibility of movement on your big day. The floor length long skirt is a famous feature of a traditional wedding dress. wedding dresses in London feature longer dresses in the main due to their popularity. Next to respecting traditions, if you are not exposed to many formal and gala events in your daily life you might be the bride who is looking forward to wearing a long wedding dress and make your wedding day a memorable one with this choice. Longer skirt wedding dresses are also recommended for brides who want to emphasise their bust area and hide the lower part of the body.

With your body shape in mind you may choose from the following types of wedding dress long length skirts: ball gown, straight or column, sheath, a line, flared, trumpet or mermaid skirt. A wedding dress with a train, short or long, is grand and dreamy. Just like the fairy tale wedding dresses we’ve watched in Walt Disney animations or seen royalty marry in to their princes and kings in their royal wedding dresses. Even if you choose a short length wedding dress, no one can stop you from adding a tasteful and elegant train to the back to walk down the aisle with. Of course, you may opt for a bridal veil train rather than a dress train, either way you can make a stunning choice.

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Holiday Clothes for Men

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016

Holiday Clothes for Men

If you’re looking for a great time out scouring the websites like www.birtchnells.co.uk for crisp lightweight shirts is what you need. You want to look smart, well-groomed and pressed and for that you need shirts that give statements and these shirts do the job. Make sure you choose light cotton though, you don’t want pit stains ruining your fresh new shirts. Take yourself along to Boots or Sunglasses Hut for the latest styles in RayBans. Sunglasses are essential on a beach holiday but not for hiding while eyeing the ladies. You want to be stylish and safe and make sure the sunglasses you choose have a good UV rating. It’s summer and sunny so going to the beach means sandals. Men of a certain age always think sandals go perfectly with a pair of lurid green socks and you know, they’re very, very wrong. Sandals and socks are a big no-no and these are almost as bad as crocs in the fashion stakes! Packing a casual suit is never a bad thing if you are headed on a cruise or on a posh all-inclusive. Head over to www.birtchnells.co.uk to choose from their suit collection especially if you have a special lady to waltz around a dance floor; and we don’t mean the sticky-floored clubs of Malaga either!

men-1445338_640It is about time we talked about what items you should take on holiday with you. I always think it’s easier for women. Sarongs, bikinis and floaty dresses are easy to pack and take on holiday but for men who usually live in jeans and t-shirts it can be a little more difficult to think of what to bring on holiday with you. There is so much information out there and it can get confusing; you have adverts from Primark to websites like www.birtchnells.co.uk that throw lots of ideas and info to you so we’ve put together this handy little guide to help you out.

First and foremost you’ve got to make sure you aren’t just looking at luggage. It’s all well and good to know what you’re packing everything into but what about when you arrive? Have you thought about how you may carry your wallet, key to the hotel room and phone in? We know it’s customary to shove everything in the giant bag your wife may bring to the beach but if you are blissfully single and on holiday with the lads then there won’t be a giant tote to shove everything into. You’ll need a beach bag! Not a battered messenger back or God forbid, briefcase. Don’t buy anything leather or heavy cotton as you can actually do some damage to your phone if it’s too hot. Go for linen or wicker. Just because you’re on holiday doesn’t mean you should slack on the style front. Whether paired up or single dress not only to impress others, but for your own confidence!

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Packing Tips for Your Holiday!

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016

Packing Tips for Your Holiday!

There is no shame in loving a good holiday whether that’s abroad or in one of the many holiday resorts in the UK. Clothes shopping and packing for holidays is always going to be difficult until you’ve decided where you’re going and for how long especially if you’re bringing children with you. If you’re into camping, you obviously won’t be buying up bikinis or heeled wedges but you will be looking at wellies and warm clothing.

For those going skiing or taking a break in colder climates, clothes that are warm are an obvious choice but still pack a few tshirts. Skiing and 19snowboarding are both hard work and gets you hot and bothered extremely quickly and if you’re wrapped in the thickest woollen jumpers then that can really make you sweat! If you’re looking for a great range of knitwear for a holiday somewhere snowy and frosty you got to look at the quality of the clothing you’re buying and make sure you choose something high quality. Yes, you may pay more for quality but in the long run it will last longer. The knitwear and trousers available on www.birtchnells.co.uk are warm, cotton and last longer than the average so paying that little bit more before you take a holiday is never going to be a bad thing. Holidays don’t last forever so to spend more on the clothes for going away it’ll be an investment for later as you would still be using those clothes after a holiday.

There are so many variations and choices when it comes to going away and you can choose to go somewhere hot or somewhere cold and ensuring you pack appropriately for the climate is essential. There’s no limit to holidays in the world that we live in now and holiday destinations are on the up. The most exciting part – other than actually booking the holiday of course! – is packing. Buying new clothes and packing them into cases you know will either be flying thousands of miles away or even just driving those to the nearest UK based resort is fun and it is the bit of the holiday that takes the most planning. Most people plan holidays around events if it’s possible and most weddings are held in warm weather and if you’re lucky to be invited to a wedding that lasts a weekend in a country estate, then you’re not just dressing for the event but for the weather too. Having a look at www.birtchnells.co.uk you’ll be able to see a range of men’s casual but smart and appropriate shirts that are right for a summer get together in a classy setting. Wedding attire is also catered for with Birtchnells and the clothing is geared exclusively for men for both casual and formal occasions. Looking for clothing that reflect the occasion so making sure you buy a shirt and tie combo for meals out in the evenings is key.

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Things To Do When Choosing Your Wedding Dress

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016

Things To Do When Choosing Your Wedding Dress

Feeling the pressure of choosing your perfect dreamy wedding dress can be stressful and so we’ve put together for you a guide of what to do and what not to do when choosing your dream dress. These tips will go a long way to keeping you calm and focused when choosing a dress off websites like www.thebridalcollectionharrogate.com to bridal shops around the country.

If you are able to, wear your wedding underwear to your bridal appointment! If you’re able to, wear the bra and knickers and corset – if you plan to 11wear one – to your bridal fittings as it is so important. Obviously this won’t be quite possible if you are browsing online with www.thebridalcollectionharrogate.com but you can still imagine! Try not to try on too many dresses. We told you in part one to try on as many as you like and this still stands but if you try on dozens of dresses you’ll only end up confusing yourself and getting all flustered when there’s no need. Take your time, enjoy the experience and really mull over each choice you try on.

Not many people know this, but all wedding dress and accessory sales are usually final. No pressure right?! It’s a realistic reminder that you should stay serious in your wedding dress search and accessories. Most of those pretty fascinators are not returnable so spend your money on your accessories wisely. Websites like www.thebridalcollectionharrogate.com can offer you many choices on the accessories to choose from but try not to get bamboozled by beautiful crystal extras. Try not to freak out to much about wedding dress sizing. Bridal gowns tend to run two or three sizes larger than your regular size. Once you get your head round that, be realistic. Pay attention to how it looks and not the sizing on the label. Labels are very psychological and if you listen to that you can really upset yourself for no reason.

Whenever you can, make sure you ask lots of questions when you are trying your dresses on. You should ask the boutique owner and staff lots of different questions but also yourself. You want the dress you love to make you feel spectacular on your day but also it must be practical for the wedding you’re going to have. Do you feel confident? Do you feel comfortable but beautiful? Can you dance in your dress? Can you sit down? Are you self-conscious about any part of yourself in the dress? All these questions are so important for success on your wedding day. Although a gown may be elegant and breathtakingly beautiful, what good is it if you are trapped mummy-style all night? Lastly, don’t feel like you have to bring an ooh-ing and aah-ing audience. We’ve all seen the bridal shops stuffed full of aunties, cousins and the best friends’ sisters’ cousins but it’s not necessary. The only approval you need is yours and maybe your mothers! Don’t feel the pressure to take a gaggle of giggling and emotional women with you who will all likely have different tastes and offer difference advice to give you. You’ll only confuse yourself!

 

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Top Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Attire

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016

Top Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Attire

As a bride, there are a lot of things you can do to ensure that you have an excellent experience when finding your wedding wear. Feeling the pressure of choosing your perfect wedding dress can be stressful and so we’ve put together for you a guide of what to do and what not to do when choosing your dream dress. These tips will go a long way to keeping you calm and focused when choosing a dress off websites like www.thebridalcollectionharrogate.com to bridal shops around the country.

Not many people know this, but all wedding dress and accessory sales are usually final. No pressure right?! It’s a realistic reminder that you should 2stay serious in your wedding dress search and accessories. Most of those pretty fascinators are not returnable so spend your money on your accessories wisely. Websites like www.thebridalcollectionharrogate.com can offer you many choices on the accessories to choose from but try not to get bamboozled by beautiful crystal extras. Try not to freak out to much about wedding dress sizing. Bridal gowns tend to run two or three sizes larger than your regular size. Once you get your head round that, be realistic. Pay attention to how it looks and not the sizing on the label. Labels are very psychological and if you listen to that you can really upset yourself for no reason.

Whenever you can, make sure you ask lots of questions when you are trying your dresses on. You should ask the boutique owner and staff lots of different questions but also yourself. You want the dress you love to make you feel spectacular on your day but also it must be practical for the wedding you’re going to have. Do you feel confident? Do you feel comfortable but beautiful? Can you dance in your dress? Can you sit down? Are you self-conscious about any part of yourself in the dress? All these questions are so important for success on your wedding day.

If you are able to, wear your wedding underwear to your bridal appointment! If you’re able to, wear the bra and knickers and corset – if you plan to wear one – to your bridal fittings as it is so important. Try not to try on too many dresses. Take your time, enjoy the experience and really mull over each choice you try on. Although a gown may be elegant and breathtakingly beautiful, what good is it if you are trapped mummy-style all night? Lastly, don’t feel like you have to bring an ooh-ing and aah-ing audience. We’ve all seen the bridal shops stuffed full of aunties, cousins and the best friends’ sisters’ cousins but it’s not necessary. The only approval you need is yours and maybe your mothers! Don’t feel the pressure to take a gaggle of giggling and emotional women with you who will all likely have different tastes and offer difference advice to give you. You’ll only confuse yourself!

 

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