Put the personal into Ps and Qs. Curate your wedding into a story that’s all about you: your relationship, your life and your love together. Hold your wedding the way you want to. That’s your gay wedding etiquette. But if you want to know who walks up the aisle first, and who does what at ‘conventional’ weddings, you’ll find all that information and more right here. But if you fancy mixing it up a bit, learning what’s in vogue now, or creating your own wedding conventions, you’ll find that here, too.

Alternatives to Engagement Rings: Gift Ideas

Diamonds might be forever, but what if you don’t fancy exchanging engagement rings but want to give a gift that’s equally symbolic and sentimental? We’ve had a look at some of the best alternatives to engagement rings gifts on the market and come up with our top 10 favourites… 1. Infinity Bracelet, Tiffany Elegant in

How to Avoid Assumption-Making Suppliers

Believe it or not, some suppliers would rather not work for same sex couples and others make assumptions based on your sexuality. So how do you avoid assumption-making venues and suppliers? Photographer, Ross Willsher, sheds some light…

A Spanish Elopement

The archipelago island of Gran Canaria has been hosting gay weddings since 2005, when same-sex marriage was first legalised by Spain. Now, wedding planner, Carolina Carzorla Gavin, of Vamonos Debodorrio wedding planners, is hoping to attract more same-sex weddings to the island by showing couples how welcoming and versatile it is. In this specially styled

Top 20 Coolest Wedding Favours

Finding the right wedding favours can be tricky. Do you go scrumptious and edible or quirky and useful? Here are our suggestions for the top 20 coolest wedding favours…

Romantic Marriage Proposal Ideas

Is there a best way to propose? Take a look at our list of some of the most romantic marriage proposals, and let your imagination do the rest…

The Homophobic Relative: Changing Hearts and Opening Minds

Kirsten Palladino, the founder of the US-based Equally Wed website, has written a new book of the same title, aimed specifically at LGBTQ+ couples. Covering everything from how to word gender-neutral wedding invitations and what questions to ask venues during a site visit (including whether they’ve hosted a same-sex wedding before and whether their staff

10 Coolest Ways To Ask: Will You Be My Right Hand Peep?

If you are looking for inspiration to ask your closest friends to be one of your right hand wingers on your wedding day, try these for size. From colourful confetti pops to personalised gift boxes and wit-filled cards, we think you’ll find the perfect way to ask your besties to be by your side with

Personalised Valentine’s Gifts

Finding the perfect Valentine’s gift can be quite tricky, especially if you are looking for an irreplaceable and unique piece. So why not surprise your other half with a personalised gift? From gorgeous Valentine’s cards to monogrammed trainers, bespoke chocolate and engraved accessories, customisable presents will make your Valentine feel oh so special. Here’s our

Wedding Conventions: Your Edits

Wedding conventions blurgh! Do the old ones still cut it? To save you from wedding day structure purgatory we’ve asked some recently married couples which conventions they followed and which ones they created…

6 Best Tips on Writing Wedding Vows

How do you write wedding vows that will resonate with everyone at your wedding? Even the most unromantic of your guests? Lawrence Berstein of London agency, Great Speech Writing, gives us his top tips.

Same-Sex Marriage: New Traditions

Equal marriage is a hard one right, and to celebrate the anniversary of same-sex marriage legislation, The Telegraph asked us what ‘new’ wedding traditions were emerging amongst same-sex couples…

Wedding Etiquette – Duties Best Men/Women

Our guide to same-sex wedding etiquette: for those of you who aren’t sure which is your wedding finger, who goes up the aisle first, what responsibilities ushers have and more, this one’s for you…

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