In my 5 years writing for Love My Gown, I do not suppose I’ve ever seen an astronomy-inspired wedding ceremony, stuffed with celestial touches. Right this moment’s glowing wedding ceremony options stars, references to area and probably the most divine embroidered veil and Vera Wang robe.

On 16 October 2021, Hayley, who works at a personal hospital, wed Nick, who works in finance, at Dryhill Home, Ullenwood close to Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. Impressed by the bride’s love of area and stars, the couple hosted their relaxed but elegant reception in a marquee from Boutique Marquees amongst the vines, overlooking the Cotswolds.

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Love My Gown was really helpful to me by a buddy after I first received engaged and I actually cherished it. I discovered it an ideal supply of assist and steerage all through the entire planning course of. the bride

Hayley’s full ball robe was a Vera Wang design, that includes a full, layered tulle skirt and sweetheart neckline.

“It was my dream to put on a Vera Wang robe however I used to be delicate and determined that if I did not completely adore it, then I should not get it only for the label. Fortunately for me, my gown was on the model after I walked in to the bridal boutique and I knew it was the one, even earlier than I knew it was Vera Wang.”

She wore a custom-embroidered veil by Agnes Hart by way of Etsy.

“As a result of my gown was so giant and placing, I did not need my veil to detract from it in any means. I went for a brief, fingertip veil, and received a little bit swatch first to match the gown colour – a delicate caramel.”

“I had ‘H & N’ embroidered on the again, which made it really feel very particular.”

The bride’s footwear have been blue, embellished Manolo Blahniks.

“Having been an enormous ‘Intercourse and the Metropolis’ fan, it was my dream to put on the well-known blue Manolo Blahniks for my wedding ceremony. Nick very sweetly purchased them for me on Valentine’s Day in New York 2020, the final abroad journey we’d take for a really very long time.”

For jewelry, Hayley wore little moon earrings from Carrie Elizabeth and a fragile gold Liberty London necklace that Nick had purchased for her on their unique wedding ceremony date the yr earlier than.

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In her hair, the bride wore a gold star tiara from Rose Purple Rose White by way of Etsy. Her hair was worn in a sublime up-do and her make-up was recent and glowing, each completed by Morgan from MACH Administration.

“She was completely superb. She stayed till 8pm for touch-ups and a re-do of my hair and make-up for the night. She was easy-going and really attentive.”

The couple selected wedding ceremony fragrances for one another a couple of months earlier than the marriage.

“We went to Le Labo in Liberty London and picked out a scent for one another. Nick was Santal 33 and I used to be Lys 41.”

I had actually optimistic experiences with all of my suppliers, particularly the artisans I discovered by means of Etsy. It was beautiful to know I used to be supporting small companies. the bride

“Our florist Abbie Digweed of Your Cotswold Florist was really helpful to us by our wedding ceremony planner. She was actually beautiful and fully received what we have been making an attempt to go for.”

Nick wore a blue, three-piece swimsuit from Beggars Run. His mild blue tie was Hermès and footwear have been from Velasca.

“It is a small, bespoke swimsuit store in Shoreditch. They provide gnice customer support and good worth. We extremely suggest them.”

The couple had already formally married on the household church on 16th October in 2020 (swipe to the top fo this text to see a few of these beautiful pictures). However for this, their important wedding ceremony celebration, the Ceremony was held beneath an open-sided tent and Hayley selected to stroll down the aisle to satisfy Nick on her personal.

The bridesmaids selected sequinned Maya Deluxe robes, purchased by way of Asos.

“All of my bridesmaids are fairly totally different from one another and I did not wish to drive any of them to put on one thing that they weren’t snug in or made them really feel self-conscious. They every selected their very own fashion of the taupe blush gown from Maya Deluxe.”

“I walked down the aisle to Van Morrison’s ‘Ito The Mystic’.”

“I had two favourite components of the celebration. The primary was preparing with my ladies within the morning. It was a lot enjoyable and so they have been so supportive. I had 5 bridesmaids and my maid of honor got here from America to be with me. It was such a privilege to have all of them with me on my huge day.”


“Once I stated goodbye to my mum simply earlier than the ceremony, I received very emotional, so my bridesmaids placed on ‘Ladies Simply Wanna Have Enjoyable’ by Cyndi Lauper. We grabbed some hairbrushes and sang our hearts out. It was one of the best.”

“My different favourite half was saying my vows to my husband, having him hear them, and having folks giggle (I actually wished to be humorous!). Nick’s favourite half was dinner.”

Hayley and Nick exchanged vows that that they had written themselves and the ceremony had readings from the couple’s favourite books.

“We had my brother Chris carry out a conventional hand-fasting. It was excellent.”

“One in all my bridesmaids learn an extract from ‘The Alchemist’ by Paulo Coelho.”

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“My mum learn from considered one of Nick’s favourite books, ‘The Amber Spyglass’ by Philip Pullman.”

The bride and groom gave one another rings from Cartier, the place Hayley’s engagement ring was additionally from.

“Having had such a very good expertise, Nick additionally purchased his rose gold wedding ceremony band from there.”

The couple exited the ceremony right into a confetti tunnel of knitted pom poms, making certain the photographer may seize this joyful picture. Completely one we hope the couple have framed!

The couple discovered photographer Particularly Amy, who captured the principle wedding ceremony celebration in addition to their 2020 church service and a photograph shoot on their unique wedding ceremony date.

I invite you to find extra about Amy and her fabulous work right here on our Wedding ceremony Listing.

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“Amy was nice. We ended up having her do all three units of pictures and so they got here out fantastically.”

“Amy may be very no-nonsense which we cherished as a result of, in your wedding ceremony day, you do not wish to miss out on time with visitors as a result of the photographer is taking ages and chatting away. “

“he knew what she wished to get a very good shot and advised us.”

Beautiful Movies created Hayley and Nick’s wedding ceremony movie.

“Jo and Gary have been desires to work with, Gary made us really feel very blissful and comfy on the day.”

“Dryhill Home is a very stunning residence that we may keep at for the entire lengthy weekend with our household, with gorgeous views throughout the Cotswolds.”

“It is also dog-friendly which was vital to us as a result of we wished our canine Lola to be there with us.”

The couple loved some stunning time collectively within the winery for his or her portrait pictures earlier than sitting down beneath the star-strewn marquee for the marriage breakfast.

“I’ve at all times cherished stars and area and it appeared a pure match as Nick will not be actually in to pinks and florals.”

“We have been initially on account of get married in a church in Cheltenham and have the reception at Dryhill, however when the pandemic hit and all the things received moved, we determined we did not wish to wait to be married.”

“Anna Byass of Golden Pineapple Hospitality, who works with the venue, What our wedding ceremony planner. We additionally had a marriage stylist, Katie Sutton at The Classic Home That May.”

“The décor was all Katie from The Classic Home That May. She was completely superb and purchased numerous her personal bits to actually make all the things particular. She used decorations we had purchased in methods I by no means would have thought.”

“The desk plan was a Lego ‘Starwars’ theme, designed and put collectively by me. The menus have been folded to be little fortune teller to go along with the celestial theme. The place playing cards and signage have been all completed by the superb Katie.”

“The meals was from Sam from Cotswold Canapés & Catering. All the things was completely scrumptious and my solely remorse will not be consuming extra of it! The canapés have been completely beautiful.”

For the reception and dinner, the visitors have been entertained by magician David Willmott. In a while, there was a on line casino night time, supplied by Sevens On line casino Nights.

“The on line casino was a lot enjoyable and everybody cherished it. We additionally had an eco glitter bar from Eco Stardust.”

For the night reception, the bride slipped right into a sequin ASOS gown and white glitter Kate Spade Keds.

In addition to a constellation0-inspired donut wall, there was a blue and gold wedding ceremony cake from The Vanilla Pod Bakery in Cheltenham.

“The Vanilla Pod was a suggestion from our wedding ceremony planner. The baker, Pia, was so enjoyable and enthusiastic about what she does. We had an ideal cake tasting along with her and the cake turned out simply as we would hope. It was so scrumptious as effectively.”

Phrases of Wedded Knowledge

“Attempt to benefit from the planning as a lot as the large day itself. However, don’t be concerned an excessive amount of if all the small print do not fairly come collectively. You may virtually at all times be working with professionals who can have enormous quantities of expertise and can be capable of adapt as essential.”

“I discovered it actually laborious to maintain up the joy for the principle wedding ceremony celebration on 16 October 2021, as a result of we had had such an ideal little church wedding ceremony the yr earlier than and I felt as if I did not want anymore. However, we could not cancel as we’d have misplaced a lot cash.”

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“In the long run, it did not matter as a result of the day was simply so beautiful and being married already took the stress off that a part of the day. We may simply get pleasure from ourselves with our buddies and households. It felt fully magical and for a lot of prolonged household and buddies, it was the primary time we had seen them in years due to Covid, so it was actually heart-warming.”

We thought you may additionally wish to see among the beautiful church ceremony pictures, additionally captured by Particularly Amy Images.

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Eleanor Crossland

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Ele lives within the Lincolnshire countryside, near the attractive coast. A professional Pilates instructor, she loves health, yoga, Pilates and has a wholesome dependancy to baking, writing and journey.

Hayley in Vera Wang for her Celestial Autumn Wedding at Dryhill House in the Cotswolds


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