Finishing Touches at Ivory & Pearl
All brides want to look and feel their absolute best on their wedding day, from hair & beauty to shoes and accessories it all comes together to create the final look. At Ivory & Pearl we have introduced new accessories into the boutique to help brides create this look after purchasing their dress. Accessories can give a bride the opportunity to add her own unique style and provide the finishing touches to her wedding look. We have an extensive range of earrings, bracelets, headpieces, hair vines and combs. No appointment is necessary; however, if you’d like to chat to a bridal consultant just let us know you’re dropping in on email@example.com
Earrings & Bracelets:
Dazzling earrings can bring timeless elegance to your wedding look and can easily be worn after your wedding day. In the boutique we have cluster style earrings, drop earrings and studs with a mixture of pearls and diamonds depending on what is best suited to you. We also have bracelets to match our earrings.
A headpiece or hair accessories are the perfect way to add a focal point to your wedding look; we have both embellished headpieces that are more suited to Anna Campbell or Karen Willis Holmes style dresses; or if your style of wedding has a vintage feel to it we have headpieces to suit our Claire Pettibone dresses. We have a selection of ribbon tied hair pieces, hair combs and hair bands for brides to choose from.
Our Beautiful Bride Lizzie & Andrews Wedding!
Wow what a happy couple, looking through these photographs I couldn’t help but smile! Surely this is what getting married is all about?
Congratulations to you both, Lizzie you looked stunning in your dress I hope you had the most wonderful day it definitely looked as if you did.
Sit back & enjoy these photos.
Photography by Navy Blur
Q & A with the lovely Gillian from The Little Cupcakery!
Give us a little background to who you are, what you do and how you ended up there.
I am Gillian, a wife, a mum, a teacher and a wedding cake designer.…life is busy!! I started my business in the summer of 2012 when my friend Lucy persuaded me to make her wedding cupcakes! At first I made mini cupcakes but everyone kept asking if I would make them a cake and so eventually after a lot of practise and eating a lot of sample cake recipes, I launched my celebration and wedding cake collections.
What do you love most about your job?
All of it…apart from the washing up! I love the creative process. I love meeting brides and discussing their wedding and bringing it all together in cake form. I adore designing and baking wedding cakes and creating each and every little sugar flower that adorns the final display.
Is there a popular cake or does each bride want something different?
Generally brides want a cake that is going to appeal to all their guests. I offer a different flavour/tier and so often they get 3/4 choices of cake. My most popular would definitely be the Strawberry & Champagne-light and fresh and perfect after a wedding meal.
Would you recommend anywhere for brides to look for inspiration?
There is a wealth of information in magazine form, blogs and online. Pinterest is a great starting point to get ideas of the kind of design that you might like…and even the kind you don’t! But don’t worry if you cant decide-if you bring a few ideas to your consultation a good designer will be able to look and listen to your thoughts and suggest some ideas for you. Try starting here https://uk.pinterest.com/tlcni/
Have you any advice for brides on choosing their cake?
Choose something that you will enjoy and love to eat. It is your day and it is important that you love your cake! Don’t order a sugarpaste cake if you are one of those people who pick off the icing and leave it on the plate! There are other options such as chocolate ganache, a naked cake or buttercream. The choice is yours.
What did you enjoy most about your wedding day?
Definitely having all the people that we loved the most in the one room altogether! Waltzing with my Grandpa would have to be up there too-a memory that I will treasure forever.
How early should I book my cake?
You can never be too early-especially if you are having a summer wedding or a Saturday. Good cake designers will be booked up more than a year in advance. If there is someone in particular that you would like to design your cake get in touch and see if they are free. I take names and then a small deposit nearer the time to secure your date. Then we meet and chat over coffee and cake
How can brides get in touch?
Best way is via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via message on
Photography credited to Paula O’Hara and Jonathan Ryder.
Aiste’s Wedding in a Beautiful Anna Campbell Gown
Aiste recently got married in the Summer, in this stunning Anna Campbell gown. Aiste brought along her fiancé and her son to give their opinion, we are getting lots more men in the boutique recently and we love it!! Always nice to see their reaction, but to be honest, anything Aiste put on, she looked absolutely amazing in.
Sit back, and enjoy these photos!