Imagine saying ‘I do’ with the glorious African sun beaming down on you and your guests, and then celebrating your marriage on the beach with the true taste of South Africa – a mouth-watering national feast of bobotie (spiced minced meat) and Potjiekos (traditional meat and veg stew). Ah yes! The demand for destination weddings… Read more »
We live in a remarkable digital age, where our generation is nuts about technology and the innovation of new digital products are developing at lightning speed! These digital advancements have now reached the doors of the wedding industry and everything is changing… Where before we would have live bands, hand written invitations and a child… Read more »
This month is all about grooms! We believe it’s time to put the spotlight on the grooms and take a step into the world of men’s fashion. Naturally, we reached out to Ray Stowers from Savile Row in London because who better to give us an insight into authentic men’s tailoring? We have had the… Read more »
2014 saw the launch of our new destination planning service. We’ve had a wonderful time designing luxury weddings, both at home and abroad. In a year packed with globetrotting, Rome was the final destination on the ISWD travel itinerary. In November, we popped over to Italy for Borso del Matrimonio, an invitation-only B2B networking event. The emphasis was on connections at Borso del… Read more »
We can’t promise snow this December, but we can bring you a festive instalment of our little white book of weddings. Today we’re taking the opportunity to showcase suppliers who’ve caught our eye during a jam-packed autumn here at ISWD. If you’re after a unique photography service that guarantees to capture every aspect of your nuptials, look no further. The seemingly… Read more »
We’ve had lots of big news recently at ISWD. Firstly, there was our brand new website ‘refurb’ and the formal launch of our sister company Isabel Smith Wedding Consulting. Then, earlier this month, I hosted an ‘On the Sofa’ talk about Wow-pieces for your Wedding, at Brides, The Show. Today, I’m here to talk about… Read more »
This weekend, the UK’s favourite bridal magazine came to life at a wedding planning experience like no other with over 130 luxury suppliers and inspiring ideas. Brides The Show was in full swing and featured catwalk shows showcasing top designers – including Browns Brides, Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh and Kate Halfpenny, bridal expert workshops, wine tastings, beauty master classes, champagne and much… Read more »
Brides The Show, 3 -5 October 2014, Business Design Centre, Islington, London This October, the UK’s favourite bridal magazine comes to life at a wedding planning experience like no other with over 130 luxury suppliers and inspiring ideas. Brides The Show features catwalk shows showcasing top designers – including Browns Brides, Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh and Kate Halfpenny, bridal expert workshops, wine tastings, beauty… Read more »
Our summertime wedding season is well underway here at ISWD HQ. The July edition of our little white book gives a glimpse into our coveted list of luxury wedding suppliers who have been helping this year’s ISWD weddings shape up into highly memorable occasions! Jonny Hepbir Jazz Is there really any better musical accompaniment to… Read more »
April was a fine month to commence this year’s summer season of Isabel Smith weddings. Today’s preview is captured at a West End London wedding, which took place at the newly renovated RSA House. Offering a whole host of differently stylised spaces, the RSA is definitely one of the best-kept wedding venue secrets in London.
Taking a break from wedding planning in Buckinghamshire, ISWD attended the Atelier Wedding Showcase, hosted by Quintessentially Weddings at London’s Somerset House on the 29th & 30th March 2014.
A brand new series launches on our blog today. We’re prising open our coveted little white book and sharing some of our favourite venues & suppliers. Collated from eight years in the wedding industry, here’s our very first selection of gems!