Monthly Archives: May 2014

Deren and Amy Engagement

It’s a bit late, in fact over a month after Deren and Amy’s wedding and even longer for other lovely couples I’ve photographed, however with the new website it will take a while during this busy period of time before I can catch up with the 100 couples I’ve had the joy of joining the festivities for.

 

Here are a few of my favorite images from Deren and Amy’s Engagement Photoshoot which took place at the Virginia Water Park in September 2013.

New album finishes

Always striving to offer the best possible options to my clients when it comes to how they remember their special day be it through an Album, Print of Canvas mount to name but a few, I’ve added a new supplier and more options for the albums.

A new selection of colours are available in genuine leather which you can see at out meetings to see if it feels like the right choice for you. The new range of albums are hand made and they come in a lovely box for storage and protection against the many years to come.

Wedding Fair: 25th of January 2015 Hampshire Court Hotel Basingstoke

VeVi will be taking part at the Hampshire Court Hotel Wedding Fair in Basingstoke held by Dream Wedding Fairs on the 25th of January 2015. You can never start planning too early so I’m starting to announce some of the wedding fairs I’ll be presenting at next year. So if you’d like to meet me or take advantage of some fantastic offers, just come down to Basingstoke on the 25th.

It will not be the first time presenting at an event by Dream Wedding Fairs nor will it be the last so please feel free to read on about Dream Wedding Fairs if you haven’t in another post before or if you haven’t been to one of their events before. You can find out much more on their website at http://www.dreamweddingfairs.com/

As specialist Wedding Fair orgainsers Dream Wedding Fairs are commited to making the organisation of your big day that little bit easier. Their shows are designed to offer you comfort to shop for all your needs for your special day as well as giving you an entertaining day with fashion shows and a wide variety of exhibitors. A wide coverage of each event will be documented on their website http://www.dreamweddingfairs.com/ including extensive exhibitor information, of which I am now one so all the more reason to come. The majority of their Wedding Fairs are in Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and surrounding counties.

Your Wedding Day: A day when you, as a couple, organise an event – a splendid event – for you, your family and your friends to celebrate two people getting together and uniting in marriage. Of course you want to get it right. You want the day to be really memorable. You want this once in a lifetime day to be special. Your Wedding Day is the start of the rest of you life – together.

So many things to consider. So many questions to be answered.

Dream Wedding Fairs, with years of experience, are here to help you with the many local and regional companies they know and trust and all specialising in your shopping & advice needs for a successful wedding day. VeVi Wedding Photography was invited to be one of those and happily accepted.

The majority of Dream Wedding Fairs also boast fashion shows where as many as 50 wedding dresses can be viewed on models together with groom’s and ushers’ outfits.

These are all FREE ENTRY and most include Free Parking and a Free Goody Bag for every Bride To Be plus I will be offering exclusive Wedding Fair promotions making the perfect way to remember your special day for the rest of your life more affordable. You can compromise on many things, but how you immortalise the day so you and your children can relive it, should never be one which is why if you see me at the fair, you won’t have to.

And here’s the address to the hotel just to make coming to the Fair a bit easier
Hampshire Court Hotel
Centre Drive
Great Binfields Rd
Chineham, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 8FY

Wedding Fair: 12th of October 2014 Windsor

VeVi will be taking part at the Windsor Wedding Fair Extravaganza held by Dream Wedding Fairs.

As specialist Wedding Fair orgainsers Dream Wedding Fairs are commited to making the organisation of your big day that little bit easier. Their shows are designed to offer you comfort to shop for all your needs for your special day as well as giving you an entertaining day with fashion shows and a wide variety of exhibitors. A wide coverage of each event will be documented on their website http://www.dreamweddingfairs.com/ including extensive exhibitor information, of which I am now one so all the more reason to come. The majority of their Wedding Fairs are in Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and surrounding counties.

Your Wedding Day: A day when you, as a couple, organise an event – a splendid event – for you, your family and your friends to celebrate two people getting together and uniting in marriage. Of course you want to get it right. You want the day to be really memorable. You want this once in a lifetime day to be special. Your Wedding Day is the start of the rest of you life – together.

So many things to consider. So many questions to be answered.

Dream Wedding Fairs, with years of experience, are here to help you with the many local and regional companies they know and trust and all specialising in your shopping & advice needs for a successful wedding day. VeVi Wedding Photography was invited to be one of those and happily accepted.

The majority of Dream Wedding Fairs also boast fashion shows where as many as 50 wedding dresses can be viewed on models together with groom’s and ushers’ outfits.

These are all FREE ENTRY and most include Free Parking and a Free Goody Bag for every Bride To Be plus I will be offering exclusive Wedding Fair promotions making the perfect way to remember your special day for the rest of your life more affordable. You can compromise on many things, but how you immortalise the day so you and your children can relive it, should never be one which is why if you see me at the fair, you won’t have to.

Keep an eye on the blog as I will be soon announcing which of the 3 hotels this fair expands over I will be exhibiting in later in the year.

Dresses and Accessories: Chantal Mallett Bridal Couture

I’ve been saying for a while the new website will feature very useful suggestions and recommendations for making your wedding special.

For the first post in the series I’d like to introduce you to Chantal Mallett Bridal Couture. A lovely and very talented lady is behind the breathtaking collection of bespoke wedding dresses and accessories.

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Chantal Mallett is one of the UK’s leading designers & has been creating one-off wedding gowns for clients since 1996.

Since the brand’s inception, corsetry, colour & ‘alternative’, individual & unique designs have been the Chantal Mallett signature.

Working one to one with clients, Chantal creates all the Couture gowns & accessories herself, always delivering outstanding quality & excellent service.

This small brand has led the way in making colour & corsetry fashionable in a part of the market that, unlike high street fashion, is slow to embrace new trends.

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You can see more beautiful designs by visiting her website at http://www.18thcenturycorsets.com/ or keep in touch with her latest photoshoots and designs by following her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Chantal.Mallett.Couture

This post features a series of images taken of her newest design Aurelia and please read on after the images for more details about Chantal and her Aurelia.

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AURELIA ranging around £6200 is hand made and of course made-to-measure.

Effortlessly chic Aurelia evokes images of perfect English gardens, Belle Epoque beauties promenading in Parisian parks & Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady.

The corset is finely draped with silk tulle, hand tinted apricot & bountifully appliquéd with apricot hand painted & hand beaded lace motifs. The detachable straps features more individually assembled matching lace motifs from which cascade a shower of pearl strands that loop around the arm to create the illusion of capped sleeves The silhouette is completed with a two tier waterfall silk crepe skirt that creates balance between the simple fluid beauty of the skirt & ornate corset with it’s sumptuous, yet subtle, tones & textures.

The choker shown with Aurelia was designed to match & it, together with the earrings & floral hair pins can be found in the accessory section of this website. Priced £435 for the choker, £153.50 for earrings & £52 for a set of 8 pins.

*Corsets are not sold separately, the petal cage in the third image down was made for the shoot featured & is available to order.

Alternative colours available. The design can be re-worked to specification.

Design copyright: Chantal Mallett January 2014.

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I must admit I love photographing her creations so if you’ve found your dream dress with Chantal, do get in touch.

Remember to visit her website and page to see more beautiful designs or to find out more about her and her work at

http://www.18thcenturycorsets.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Chantal.Mallett.Couture