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Wedding special: bridal wear, jewellery & beauty

- February 7, 2012

Perfection Bridal & Menswear


Perfection Bridal and Menswear is situated on Western Road, Hove. Perfection has been trading from these premises since 1986, so their experience is second to none. They offer an exclusive collection of a stunning range of dresses in beautiful fabrics at excellent prices. They also stock dresses from Mori Lee and Amanda Wyatt as well as other leading designers, so whatever your style – simple, elegant or full Hollywood glamour – Perfection has the dress for you.

Perfection always has a sale rail with dresses from £195, so whatever your budget, they will have the dress for you.

As well as a fantastic range of bridal dresses, Perfection also has a wonderful choice of bridesmaids dresses in satin, chiffon or taffeta in an amazing range of colours. Available from age 2 up to a size 30, they can even match the men’s cravats to the bridesmaid’s fabric.

For the groom and his party, Perfection offers a full range of tail coats, frock coats and lounge suits available to hire from just £69.95, price includes jacket, trousers, waistcoat, cravat and hankie. Perfection’s friendly and helpful assistants will be happy to offer any help and advice you may require. At Perfection you will be spoilt for choice.

Perfection Bridal and Menswear, 52 Western Road, Hove , BN3 1JD, 01273 323046, brighton@perfectionbridalandmenswear.co.uk www.perfectionbridalandmenswear.co.uk

The O Zone

Brides looking for a truly memorable wedding gown should head into Brighton’s quaint North Laine where they will find The O Zone, a quirky little boutique housing beautiful wedding dresses in a spectacular array of styles and sizes. The big focus this year is on vintage-inspired glamour, from Edwardian grandeur to flirty ‘50s tea dresses, handmade right here in good old Blighty.

Saturday 18 February sees The O Zone hosting the new 2012 collection, All That Jazz, from British designer Chanticleer. All Chanticleer dresses are made by chief designer Tracey Salt and her team in her Cheltenham workroom, and Tracey will be in-store on the day, helping brides find their perfect dress. By appointment only – book now on 01273 739500.

The O Zone’s dedicated team are always on the lookout for something new and a little different. A growing interest in less structured, fluid styles from the 1920s and ‘30s has led them to a tiny bridal label called Belle and Bunty – another UK-based company offering exquisitely cut gowns in the finest silks.

The rest of the bridal party are also well catered for at The O Zone, with over 100 dresses to choose from, suitable for bridesmaids, flowergirls and mother of the bride/groom. The groom has a choice of high quality menswear to hire or buy, with a wool/silk three-piece morning suit new for 2012.

The O Zone, 21-23 Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1RB, 01273 739500 info@ozoneweddings.co.uk, www.ozoneweddings.co.uk

Baroque Jewellery


At Baroque Jewellery they understand how important your wedding day is. With their extensive knowledge of jewellery making, Baroque can guide you through the choices available when it comes to choosing your wedding bands; it’s worth spending some time considering them, after all, they will be there with you for the rest of your marriage!

 A free consultation with one of their goldsmiths can often be the best way to start the proceedings. Baroque has an extensive range of wedding and commitment rings in store, along with examples of fitted wedding rings if you have an unusual shaped engagement ring, plain wedding rings, and some that are a little bit unique too. The Molten collection (pictured) is often made from recycled or scrap gold and, if it is good enough, sometimes they can use your own scrap gold – a perfect way to keep your inherited pieces in the family.

Please drop in to the store or visit their website for further inspiration. Baroque Jewellery, 9 Union Street, Brighton, BN1 1HA, 01273 777003, www.baroquejewllery.com

The Treatment Rooms

Don’t let the stresses of wedding arrangements get you down. Relax with one of The Treatment Room rituals, both three hours long for £169 each: The Blooming Bride includes body brushing and cleanse of the back with a relaxing back massage followed by a cleansing, hydrating aromatherapy facial with scalp massage to ease tension and add shine to your hair. Completed with a manicure and pedicure.

The groom has to be just as gorgeous as the bride! The Gorgeous Groom is a matching treatment to the Blooming Bride ritiual with a back cleanse, relaxing back massage, aromatherapy facial, tension releasing scalp massage, manicure and pedicure. It leaves you looking relaxed and perfectly pampered for the big day!

The Treatment Rooms. 21 New Road, Brighton, BN1 1UF, 01273 818444, www.thetreatmentrooms.com

Kasia Make-up

Bridal tips with KasiaMakeup.com

1. Perfect photo-ready skin:

Primers help powders and cream eyeshadows to last. Hydrating long-lasting foundation and concealer are vital. Smudge and waterproof mascara is your best friend on the wedding day preventing streak-free eyes.

2. The Glow Factor:

Choose natural shades, satiny shadows and sheer lips for a radiant glow and elegance. Luminous and feminine tones, ivory pearly shades and delicate blushes enhance natural beauty.

3. Classic chic:

Your wedding day is not the time to experiment with new, extreme looks. Be classic but stylish. Bright lips? Smokey eyes? Highlight one facial feature.

Book a make-up session with Kasia Make-up on 07917 091 805. Quote ‘Latest 7’ for a free consultation!


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