Wedding Planning. These are two words that people develop an aversion to on the run-up to their wedding. I even bet that you internally recoiled just by reading them. In all honesty, weddings are overwhelming. They take up a considerable amount of time, cost a significant amount of money, and at times, rob you of your sanity. How do you get out of this stressful headspace? By following wedding bloggers and industry professions that will solve all of your wedding worries.
From florists, to photographers, to models, to bloggers… there is a large variety of people out there to follow. Of course, whoever’s content you love will depend on your own style. Whoever you may choose to follow, it won’t cost you a penny. Get the best wedding advice and inspiration at not cost at all, and everything is available at your fingertips. There’s no need to go running out to every magazine-rack collecting every single copy and lugging them all back home with you. Times are changing, and wedding planning is changing too.
Take a look at the up-and-coming wedding Instagram accounts to follow this season, and let the experts do all the thinking for you.
Kayleigh Pope is a UK Destination Wedding photographer, and her Instagram is a collage of her travels to capture whimsical weddings around the world. I'm talking pretty pinks tones, beautiful florals and stunning landscape imagery. If you're looking for a destination to get married, or purely want to admire some clean and sophisticated bridal photography, then this is the insta feed for you. The image below was taken at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and I'm sure we can all agree that this bride is shining brighter than any landmark possibly could.
The Wedding Helper UK Instagram is the brainchild of Kirsten Butler, a design-savvy wedding venue stylist who loves all things creative. Her social page is a hub for those looking for inspiration on place settings, wedding favours, table plan displays, and general ideas on how to carry out your wedding aesthetic. Kirsten will give you all the tips and advice needed for translating a concept into reality. She looks after all the visual aspects of her client's big day, and her presence creates a stress-free environment for the happy couple. Kirsten delivers unique and memorable wedding décor for your special day, and it is absolutely to die for. Here is a sneak peak at a wedding reception venue that Kirsten styled last summer. It is the literal heart eye emoji.
Desiree Siegfried is the power woman behind Desiree Hartsock Bridal. She is a self-confessed “wedding dress designer, author, life seeker and girl next door”. After meeting the love of her life Chris Siegfried on the Bachelorette, Desiree pursued her passion to become a bridal stylist. Her feed is a camera roll of breath-taking wedding dresses and bridal lifestyle imagery. Although the focus remains on the gorgeous bridal dresses, there is still inspiration on hair, makeup, accessories and wedding photography. We definitely hold a rose for this Instagram page. What are you waiting for? Take a look at her feed now.
The Rose Shed is a florist located in central Bristol, run by the queen of flowers Rachel Husband. This luxury wedding florist posts stunning images of all the wedding bouquets that she makes for her clients. Rachel has built up a reputation as one of the leading suppliers of wedding flowers in the South West of England, and it's clear to see why! The image below features Rachel proudly standing beneath a magnificent flower arch, created in a similar style to the one that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry chose to have outside Windsor Castle last year. This is the Instagram feed to follow for all things floral. You can thank me later.
The Bijou Bride Instagram page is run by event planner and innovative stylist Alexandra, who is also a fashion editor at Rock N Roll Bride. This is a thought-provoking page that will make you want to save each and every image. Your wedding day will be one to remember, and with these styling tips under your belt, you're guaranteed to throw the wedding of the season. Alexandra takes a rather interdisciplinary approach to wedding styling, given her background in music PR, film marketing and fashion. Hence, all inspiration photos on her page have an edge to them that you won't find elsewhere. Take a look at this heavenly image below, that we love to the stars and back...
Anna Cake Couture is a cake shop that is based in Clifton, Bristol. You can expect to see mouth-watering images of wedding favours, cupcakes, macarons and their popular Cubicakes which have taken the cake industry by storm. Not only do these edibles look amazing, they taste amazing too. With a strong and loyal following, Anna Cake Couture continue to produce show stopping cakes for any occasion. Take a look at this gorgeous naked cake that they created recently. It's making my tummy rumble just thinking about it.
The Catalyst Wedding Co Instagram page is a hub for wedding content that is diverse, authentic and celebratory. They describe themselves as being a platform with an intersectional feminist lens. You can follow their social media for wedding advice and inspiration that promotes equality and respect. This is a feel-good page where everyone is welcome to share their wedding experiences and photos. Tell your story, or get inspiration from other people's chosen wedding styles. Don't be afraid to live your truth. Your wedding day is yours and nobody else's.
Looking for an exclusive and unique piece of wedding jewellery? JewelStreet is home to a HUGE variety of handmade jewellery for the happy couple. You can shop from jewellery that has been handcrafted by talented artisans and creatives from across the globe. It is everyone's dream to stand out on their wedding day, and a one-of-a-kind piece of jewellery is the perfect choice. Handmade is synonymous with luxury and sophistication. Find your dream bridal jewellery today, and you'll be grinning from ear-to-ear tomorrow. You can visit the WEDDING HUB for more inspiration.
Maggie Lord is the lead editor of Rustic Wedding Chic, and she has been passionate about weddings ever since planning her own at her family's summer cabin in Northern Wisconsin. Rustic Wedding Chic is the place to be for couples who are planning a country wedding or classic barn-style wedding. Wooden aesthetics and warming undertones are commonplace on this social media feed. Take a look for yourself and see some of their gorgeous imagery.
This Instagram is definitely worth the wait. Bride and Tonic was created by two London-based creative bloggers who "believe in simplicity and sustainability". This feed is great for couples who are wedding planning on a budget, and wish to DIY a few aspects of the day. They are all about shopping ethically and responsibly, often from independent designers. These are principles that we also uphold here on JewelStreet. Supporting independent designers allows them to continue doing what they love - designing!