Below are links to either companies we recommend from personal experience, or that come highly recommended:-
Carnival Costume Hire:
Atelier Tiepolo: Fabulous costume hire based in Venice – see the 18thC costume section for my Wedding Gown! http://www.meetingeurope.com/costumes/costumes_index.htm
Complete Costumes (Online hire): Online hire shop based in the West Midlands that hire some period style costumes via the post.http://complete-costumes.co.uk/costume-hire/list.php/display/list/section/0007/?sid=6j5d5M1D0R9C
Information on Venice:
Venice Carnival Events: Bookings for all the Carnival events held in Venice during the famous ‘Carnivale’. http://www.venice-carnival-italy.com/
Gorgeous places to get married: The main image on the site is the place we got married in. The Sala dell’Archivio is another option – thoroughly gorgeous! http://www.scuolagrandecarmini.it/
Shropshire Ballgown/Dress Hire:
Hire Buy Style: Dresses for any formal occasion from balls to proms. http://www.hire-buy-style.co.uk/
Dresses at Julies: www.dressesatjulies.co.uk ‘Shropshires premier dress sales and hire company’ – suitable for prom, cruise, ballgowns for that special occasion.
Wedding Jewellery & Accessories:
www.purpleprincessdesigns.co.uk – for Hand Made Wedding & Contemporary Jewellery
Hen Weekend Ideas: an online site giving information and links to companies offering the perfect girls night out. Features nightclubs, Hen Night Accessories and shows. http://www.hen-night.org
www.toloveandtocherish.co.uk – website full of advice and links to suppliers covering all aspects of the wedding industry
http://www.ruby-weddings.co.uk/ – Ruby Weddings brings together creative, thoughtful and inspired wedding management so that you and your guests will remember your special day long after your ruby wedding anniversary.
Hen Weekends:www.gohen.com Hen weekends and hen party ideas in the UK and Europe. Packages, activities, entertainment, ideas and more for your hen weekend at GoHen.com
Wedding Stationery & Venue Dressing:
www.by-wendy.com – Bespoke, handcrafted stationery & favours. Home of the stunning ‘Crystal Wishing Trees By Wendy’.
Georgina Ralston of GER Photography is a professional digital photographer based in Blackpool, Lancashire. She specialises in Wedding Photography, Portraits and Art Photo Images. http://www.ger-photography.com/
AJW Photography “Modern Social Event Photography with Instant view and Printing” http://www.ajwphoto.co.uk/charityballs/ – (They set up a mini studio at the event and are able to print off photos there and then for your guests )
Curious World Photography: female photographer based in Fleet, Hampshire, offering a bespoke service of contemporary lifestyle photography tailored to suit individual requirements. Visit: http://www.curiousworld.co.uk/
ANG Photography:- Professional, reliable Event / Portrait photographer for Black tie / Fancy dress Charity Balls and school proms. Portraiture includes: Mothers & babies; Families / Couples relationships; Pets; Wedding boudoir & business portraits.
Other Recommended Links:
Gift Wrapped & Gorgeous: an online site featuring some of the best gift items around http://www.giftwrappedandgorgeous.co.uk/index.htm