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Where does the budget go?


Did you know that the UK’s average wedding budget is £19,600? Or that parents in London or the Home Counties are the most likely to foot the entire wedding bill? knows – and with the UK’s most detailed breakdown of pre-nuptial spending, it is now the nation’s leading authority on wedding budget and trend data

Setting up shop


Jane Watson runs a highly-successful bridal business consultancy offering just the sort of help that anyone who is starting out needs. Thirty-five years in the trade – designing dresses, owning retail bridal shops and exhibiting at all the major shows – made her aware that there was a need for a consultancy to help both new and existing businesses.


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Benmark launches new lingerie label


At The London Bridal Show this week, lingerie distributor Benmark introduced Ivette Bridal, a collection with a touch of hola-la to its diverse portfolio

alan hannah

On the White Gallery catwalk


Visitors to this prestigious show have come to expect the very best on the catwalk. This weekend the curtain will be raised on some of the finest 2015 collections

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Isn't it romantic?


Launching its new collection at White Gallery, which opens on Sunday 6 April at 9.30am, Nymphi has released images from its latest photoshoot, set in the wonderful mountains of the Mani Southern Greece

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Positive future forecast as sales rise


Sales during the second half of last year propelled according to the half-yearly survey from the Shop and Display Equipment Association, providing tangible evidence of a positive upwards climb within the retail display industry.

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Focus on the capital


Many of the world’s top designers are doing their final collection edits right now, in preparation for the opening of White Gallery next Sunday. The big-name and specialist manufacturers, too, are getting ready for The London Bridal Show at Olympia. Have you packed your bags (and flatties)?

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Backing Cabotine


Cabotine is always a treat but for 2015 designer Gema Nicholas is clearly focused on making the most of back views. This is not just about illusion panels and keyhole cut-outs - every gown has a special and highly-individual story to tell



The Bridal Buyer Awards, a long-established highlight on the bridal calendar, will take place in Harrogate at the Harrogate Exhibition Centre on Monday 8 September 2014.

For ticket enquiries, please click here to email Georgia Pick or phone on +44 (0)1423 770120.

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Clare Rayner

Independent retailer month: Clare Rayner Q&A


As Independent Retailer Month kick starts today we have been speaking to Clare Rayner about the impacts of the campaign and how bridal retailers can benefit from it.

Victoria Gallagher

Bridal Buyer Blog


Sorry I missed my weekly blog last Friday but I was having a weekend away in Lisbon.

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