The historic metropolis of London influenced the whole lot about immediately’s great metropolis marriage ceremony. With heat, wealthy tones of reds and pinks, a traditional pink Routemaster bus and London landmark-inspired stationery, be a part of me for this exuberant celebration within the October solar.

On 9 October 2021 Katie, who works in fashion retail wed Daniel, who works in gross sales, at Outdated Marylebone City Corridor with a marriage dinner at The Ivy Soho Brasserie and night reception at Devonshire Terrace, London. Taking inspiration from the historic London structure and the wealthy tones of an Autumn day, the day had dashes of deep pink and pinks and essentially the most beautiful, embellished cape for the bride.

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“We have been impressed to have a marriage that represented London and the whole lot we love in regards to the metropolis. We selected to get married within the Autumn because it’s such a phenomenal time in London, and we have been blessed with lovely October sunshine.”

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“My hair and make-up artist was Aina from Brides by Aina. M. She actually captured the whole lot I needed on the day, with a darkish lip, liquid eyeliner and free curls.”

“She additionally helped prepare the hair and make-up artists who did my mum’s and bridesmaids’ hair and make-up. All of them appeared so wonderful.”

The flowergirls have been in John Lewis clothes and the grown-up bridesmaids wore floor-length, deep inexperienced robes from Monsoon.

“My bridesmaid clothes have been from Monsoon. I used to be actually caught on the thought of forest inexperienced clothes however was struggling to seek out something appropriate. After plenty of looking out, I discovered the right clothes on Monsoon on-line. I additionally needed them to be multiway clothes so the bridesmaids may all really feel snug on the day.”

“They appeared wonderful on the day and my maid of honour even modified the styling of the gown for the night reception, the fun of a multiway gown!”

“The flower woman clothes have been from John Lewis. I liked the normal flower woman look with white clothes and white tights, they usually appeared so candy on the day!”

Katie selected her robe at LQ Designs on the London Bridal Present in Kensington Olympia, falling in love with its beautiful, completely distinctive cape that flowed from its shoulders.

“It was a fantastic expertise. We noticed the gown on a mannequin on a catwalk inside the first ten minutes of arrival. We went straight to the LQ Designs space the place we have been helped immediately by a stunning advisor who discovered the gown and helped me attempt it on.”

As quickly as I noticed myself within the mirror, I knew it was the one. It was the primary and final gown I attempted so I really feel very fortunate to have discovered them. The post-sale service was nice, even by means of Covid delays.”

“The standout factor about my gown was the cape. I’d by no means seen something like this earlier than and it took my breath away as quickly as I noticed it on the marriage honest catwalk.”

“I knew I needed one thing uncommon however I wasn’t positive precisely what I used to be on the lookout for. As quickly as I noticed that gown, I knew it was the one.”

To enhance the wealthy pink and pink tones of her bridal flowers, the bride deliberate to put on pink suede platform heels from Janet & Janet.

“As I wasn’t carrying a veil, I needed to have a hair piece. I discovered simply what I used to be on the lookout for from Ivory & Co. It labored out very well on the day.”

“I selected to put on Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb as I needed one thing particular that I had by no means worn earlier than to remind me of the day. That is my go-to scent to attempt at airport obligation free so I assumed this was a fantastic excuse to purchase myself a bottle.”

The bride wore her lengthy, strawberry blonde hair down in free curls, adorned with a press release hair clip from Ivory & Co.

Katie wore her late grandmother’s gold hoop earrings as her ‘one thing previous’.

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“She handed away earlier than I used to be born so I by no means received an opportunity to fulfill her; it actually meant quite a bit to me to have the ability to put on one thing of hers. Much more particular was that my sister had worn them for her marriage ceremony too.”

“I additionally wore heart-shaped, gold hoops in my second lobe piercing and a gold coronary heart in my tragus piercing, all from Tada & Toy. After plenty of looking out however not having the ability to discover what I needed, they popped up on a sponsored Insta advert and I purchased them immediately.”

The ultimate contact was the opulent and attention-grabbing bouquet by Sage Flowers.

“Sage Flowers have been my absolute dream florist. Having labored with such huge names, I assumed they’d be nicely out of my value vary. After we selected the ceremony within the City Corridor, the place we wouldn’t want any venue flowers, I made a decision to succeed in out.”

“I used to be over the moon to seek out that they had availability that day and have been in our value vary. They have been excellent from begin to end and I received so many compliments on my pink and pink boutique. I wouldn’t hesitate to suggest them to anybody.”

The bride travelled to Outdated Marylebone City Corridor in a standard London black cab from London Black Cab Transfers.

“I’ve all the time needed to have a black London taxi as my marriage ceremony automobile, and having three totally different venues was the right excuse for a pink Routemaster bus from Conventional Journey to take the company to and from the venues.”

Stan, our taxi driver, was wonderful, particularly when he had the circle the block a number of occasions on our solution to the City Corridor as a result of Daniel and all of the company have been nonetheless outdoors.”

Katie and Daniel wed on their eleven 12 months anniversary, after quite a few Covid delays.

“We met in Pacha Nightclub in London in October 2010 while I used to be at Uni. We grew to become engaged in August 2019 in Budapest, at sundown looking on the river Danube.”

“We have been engaged for simply over two years earlier than we received married.”

“In 2020, we determined to postpone our marriage ceremony to 2021 as we thought we’d be within the all-clear by then. We have been fortunate that there have been no restrictions on our day.”

“Nonetheless, we did ask the company to take lateral circulation assessments previous to attending to maintain everybody as protected as doable.”

“Having to postpone our day gave us time to rethink what was actually essential. We determined to cut back our day and targeted on crucial factor – that we have been lastly capable of tie the knot after eleven years collectively.”

“We additionally stopped sweating the small stuff; it didn’t matter if the whole lot didn’t go 100% to plan. So long as our family and friends have been protected and we received married, that’s all that mattered.”

“I had my dad stroll me down the aisle which was a extremely particular second. He helped me preserve me calm within the morning and I used to be so glad to have him by my facet.”

“I might have been 100 occasions extra nervous with out him.”

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“I additionally needed my mum to stroll down the aisle with the bridal social gathering so she accompanied the flower women, which was actually particular.”

“We had each fallen in love with ‘Breathless’ by Nick Cave a number of years earlier so this was performed as I walked down the aisle.”

The marriage ceremony was officiated by a registrar on the City Corridor and included conventional marriage vows.

“Naomi was nice and actually put us each relaxed all through the entire course of. We selected the normal vows which was an ideal steadiness between custom and romance, good for our huge day.”

“We had two readings throughout our ceremony. I needed to contain as lots of my pals as doable so we had two of my faculty pals doing one studying and three of my uni pals doing one other.”

Each readings have been chosen by my pals and it was actually emotional listening to the phrases that they had chosen on the day. They’re lovely representations of affection and have been a few of my favorite components of the ceremony.”

“They have been ‘Be aware’ by Leanne O’Sullivan and ‘I Noticed Two Clouds’ by John Gardiner Brainard. 

The marriage bands have been from Ernest Jones in Westfield White Metropolis.

“I’ve a phenomenal engagement ring from Hatton Gardens so I needed one thing easy and timeless for my marriage ceremony band.”

We discovered the right set in Ernest Jones, with me choosing a thinner band and Daniel choosing a thicker one.”

It was essential to us to have one thing we may put on on daily basis and these rings are good.”

“Our favorite a part of the day was the ceremony itself. The entire day was unbelievable however to lastly get married after eleven years collectively and quite a few Covid adjustments of plan, it was essentially the most wonderful feeling on the planet.”

“There have been lots of glad tears throughout, and to share that with our closest family and friends was really so particular.”

After the marriage breakfast, the company hopped again on to the Routemaster bus to journey to the night venue, Devonshire Terrace.

“The company liked the Routemaster and we equipped some fizz en path to the night venue to get the social gathering began.”

The groom chosen a three-piece Marks & Spencer swimsuit, worn with a deep inexperienced tie and sneakers from Ted Baker, matched by his groomsmen.

“Daniel selected his swimsuit and his groomsmen fits from M&S and located the combination and match sizing choices nice for everybody.”

“The web page boy/usher wore a Subsequent swimsuit in the identical color because the groomsmen. Dan wore a Paul Smith scent that he was gifted a number of years in the past.”

Daniel and Katie requested Isabelle Elliott Images to {photograph} the day; her fashionable, story-telling type complementing the couple’s vibrant day so nicely.

“We came upon about Isabelle by means of my mum who runs an interiors store in Oxfordshire.”

“Considered one of her prospects occurred to be Isabelle’s mum so after we appeared by means of her Instagram, we received in contact immediately.”

After a fantastic preliminary name, and an in-person espresso, we knew Isabelle was the photographer for us.”

“She made us really feel so relaxed, and we liked her ethos of candid and intimate images that didn’t really feel staged. Isabelle was completely wonderful on the day.”

“My mum even commented that she fitted in so nicely while we have been preparing that she may have been one other bridesmaid.”

We’d wholeheartedly suggest Isabelle to anybody we all know getting married.”

After the ceremony, the newlyweds and company travelled to The Ivy Soho Brasserie. With London enjoying host to the day, it was mirrored within the couple’s quirky selection of marriage ceremony stationery.

“We liked the thought of getting a customized map included in to our invitations with London landmarks and our venues included. We discovered Weddings By Zoe Barker on Etsy and have been immediately in love along with her design.”

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She was so useful by means of the entire design course of, sending us the proofs rapidly and making any edits we had.”

The entire course of was wonderful and the invitations actually seize the sensation of the day, additionally following the pink and pink color story.”

The three-course marriage ceremony breakfast was served with a backdrop of the gorgeous stained glass at The Ivy.

“We offered marriage ceremony favours for our daytime company that have been heart-shaped pins from Save the Youngsters.”

We didn’t need the favours to be one thing that individuals overlook or throw away as quickly as they get dwelling, so we liked the thought of getting a charity donation favour.”

“It was pretty to see individuals put on the pins on their marriage ceremony fits all through the day.”

Daniel and Katie’s first dance was to ‘I’m In A Totally different World’ by the 4 Tops.

“It’s been ‘our’ music since we first heard it a number of years in the past. I feel the lyrics are a number of the most romantic lyrics there are, with out the music being too soppy. It’s additionally a fantastic music to bop to.”

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“Our band selection for the night, Actually Medly Deeply, was a whole no-brainer. I do know Nick from rising up in Oxford and after I noticed his band play at a pal’s marriage ceremony, I knew we needed to e book them.”

They play reside units of medleys of all the perfect marriage ceremony tunes but in addition cater their units to precisely the kind of music you and the company will get pleasure from.”

I’ve by no means seen a marriage band like them and we had a number of individuals telling us they have been the perfect marriage ceremony band that they had ever seen.”

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“Don’t sweat the small stuff and belief your intestine.”

“There are limitless choices on the market for suppliers, clothes, fits and venues and it may be straightforward to get overwhelmed. The most effective issues we did as soon as we had selected one thing was to belief our intestine and never second-guess ourselves.”

“We tried actually laborious to not sweat the small stuff. Your marriage ceremony is such an essential day so it’s pure to need the whole lot to be good however that places plenty of stress on. When you keep in mind why you’re doing all of it, particularly after the whole lot everybody’s been by means of throughout Covid, it actually places discovering the right pen to deal with the invite envelopes into perspective.”

I’ve liked seeing your fashionable, autumnal tackle a Metropolis marriage ceremony, so thanks a lot Katie and Daniel for sharing it with us. Isabelle Elliott Images, thanks to you additionally on your excellent work. For extra metropolis marriage ceremony concepts, why not get pleasure from this Love My Gown choice?

Ele xx

Eleanor Crossland

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

Katie & Daniel’s Autumn City Wedding at Devonshire Terrace


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