THE VENUE We wanted something ‘fairytale-looking’; breathtaking and majestic, with lovely architecture inside and out. We were also looking for a lighter colour palette, and Bradbourne House’s main room offered a superb pastel blue and gold combination. As soon as we saw Bradbourne House, we knew it was the one!
THE OUTFITS I researched designers rather than shops, as I knew that I wanted something modern, bold and timeless. Once I knew what I wanted, Justin Alexander’s signature collection was a perfect fit and I found ‘the one’ in the London Bride Couture boutique. To complete my look, I had a pair of white Dior heels for the ceremony and some silver glitter Jimmy Choo flats for the evening. David went for two different pairs of Christian Louboutins, and had two suits too - a nice classic suit for the day and a traditional Indian outfit for the evening.
THE DECOR Our beautiful flowers were created by Ashleigh Hopkins Florist, who did the bride and bridesmaids’ bouquets, plusall of the flowers for the venue. We wanted the wedding to have some personal touches so I then handmade everything else including our guest books, jewellery boxes, name cards, signage, and other table decor pieces.
THE SPEECHES We wanted to add a little bit of feminism into our wedding, so I started with a speech. This was followed by David’s, which made everyone tear up. And then we had my mum’s speech, which was extremely cute, followed by the best man’s speech.
THE FIRST DANCE We picked ‘Rewrite the Stars’ by Zac Efron and Zendaya from The Greatest Showman as we both love musicals, and it seemedlike a really sweet song.
THE HIGHLIGHT Our absolute highlight of the day was when the registrar announced that we were now husband and wife.