happy new year & welcome new b.loved sponsors!
Happy New Year lovelies! How’s the head? I hope you all had a fabulous and glamorous time partying the year away! Are you ready for 2013? I am SO ready! There are so many amazing project in the pipeline and so many talented and wonderful people I am looking forward to working with, so today’s post is dedicated to them. They really are the people dedicated to making your day perfect, so take note!
First of all, how could I welcome in the New Year without mentioning my amazing b.team. These ladies (and gent!) seriously are the best, and I am ever so thankful to have their support and talent to share with you! This year, the b.team is dedicated to bringing you even more exclusive content (remember our b.team Christmas mini-shoot? Yup, lots more like that!), sharing their advice and experience, and there might even be a few cheeky events for you thrown in to the mix! How does that sound?!
There’s also all of my b.loved sponsors. From photographers to stationers, dress makers and accessories designers, there is bound to be the perfect supplier for your day just waiting there in the side bar for you to discover! This month, I’m delighted to welcome some amazing brand new talents in addition to the sponsors who have been with us throughout 2012.
Say hello to ~
The Fabulous Photographers
Originally from South Africa, fun and bubbly Eddette is such a joy to be around (give her a glass of wine and she’ll keep you chatting for hours!!). She would be a great choice for any easy-going and fun couple looking for their perfect photographer. See Purple Apple Studios featured on b.loved
facebook: Purple Apple Studios
Fiona is a long-term friend of b.loved, a talented photographer with a background in fashion and interiors, who keeps her couple’s story at the heart of every image. She is passionate every wedding she photographs, and such a pleasure to work with! See Fiona Kelly featured on b.loved
facebook: Fiona Kelly Photography
Anneli is one of my favourite people, treasured member of the b.team and photographer of fabulous weddings. She’s a real romantic at heart and will always go the extra mile for her clients. See Anneli’s work on b.loved
facebook: Anneli Marinovich Photography
Marianne is such a sweetheart! From living and photographing weddings in the sun in Spain, she’s returned to London to be closer to her fiancé, giving you the perfect opportunity to have your wedding captured in her beautifully natural style. See Marianne’s work on b.loved
facebook: Marianne Ford Photography
Cape Town based photographer Jacques Lloyd and his wife regularly travel to the UK to shoot weddings and engagement shoots. They are back in the UK in the summer of 2013 and are currently taking bookings, so for a touch of South African style get in touch with Jacques. See Real Simple Photography features on b.loved
facebook: Real Simple Photography
Until recently capturing incredible South African weddings, Sarah is relocating to London with her husband and 2 children in early 2013. With a real passion for photography, and a love of capturing the happiness and togetherness of weddings, Sarah is now taking bookings for 2013 weddings and beyond. More from Sarah on b.loved soon!
facebook: Sarah Zandt Photography
Based in Cheshire, and capturing weddings, children and boudoir shoots all over the UK, Jade has a photojournalistic style capturing beautiful, love-filled moments as they happen.
facebook: Jade Osborne Photography
facebook: Betti Confetti Photography
Belle & Beau photographer Holly takes photos so sweet and romantic I just want to dive right in. Delicious creamy light and pretty pastel colours, yummy! Can’t wait to get a little Belle & Beau on b.loved!
facebook: Belle and Beau Photography
Krishanthi is full of life, fun and vibrancy and this comes across in her images. She really ‘gets’ her clients, capturing every special moment perfectly. See Krishanthi’s work on b.loved here
facebook: Photography by Krishanthi
Bart is one of those ‘get the party started’ kinda guys you know you’d just love to have at your wedding! He’s also a bit of a softie ~ “I’ve developed a love for photographing weddings – it gives me the unique chance to share and capture one of the most important events in anyone’s life”
facebook: Photo Factory
Brilliant Bridalwear & Accessories Designers
Jo Learmonth has been dressing brides at her gorgeous boutique in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire since 2006. Stocking Jenny Packham, Stewart Parvin, Amanda Wakeley, Sassi Holford, Tobi Hannah, Belle & Bunty and Motasem by Sabina Ali, and all the accesories you need for your day, you’re sure to find ‘the one’ here!
facebook: Bridal Path Sawbridgeworth
Costume designer Faith creates beautifully bespoke wedding dresses, taking inspiration from different periods and styles to create unique one-off pieces. See more from Faith on b.loved here
facebook: Faith Caton-Barber
Founded by hair and makeup artist Amy and run with true passion and a love of sparkle, Vintage Styler is an online treasure trove of vintage and vintage inspired wedding accessories. Amy’s goal is to inspire brides to embrace their own personal style on their big day. b.inspired by Vintage Styler with b.loved here
facebook: Vintage Styler
Silversmith & jeweller Charlotte creates beautiful, intricate wire work and beaded pieces for weddings and special events. She lives in France with her husband and Jackahuahua Lola. See more Lola & I on b.loved right here
Husband & wife team Vici-Jane and Richard create the most beautiful letterpress stationery (did you know I have a little bit of a letterpress obsession?!) Elegant, contemporary designs with a vintage twist from Vici-Jane and crisp, clean printing by Richard make them the perfect match! Artcadia on b.loved
facebook: Artcadia Wedding Stationery
Lovely Leah is a real Golden Apple of a find in the wedding world! Beautiful illustrations, clever design and gorgeous graphics make her one of the industry’s faves, and you’ll see her work on many of your favourite websites as well as featuring in the finest real weddings.
facebook: Golden Apple
Favours & Gifts
Artist Jayne, creates the prettiest pottery pieces from her studio in Surrey. With a dose of Irish charm and a creative eye, she paints beautiful bespoke designs on anything from plates and teacups to favours and baubles.
facebook: Rainbow Celebrations
Creative Coordinators & Planners
Megan is super organised (she has to be as a mum of two cheeky little boys!) which makes her the perfect partner in planning your wedding! She specialises in helping couples in the UK getting married here, or heading home to South Africa to tie the knot, especially in the KwaZulu Natal area. Paired with a styling service, or pure coordination Megan will assure your day runs as smoothly as possible leaving you with nothing to worry about!
facebook: Megan Jane Weddings & Events