A guest post from Glenys Jackson, Clinical Lead for Mental Health from Bupa UK. Header photo by Hendo Wang on Unsplash

Are you feeling overwhelmed planning your wedding? You’re not alone, it’s more common than you think.  There’s so much to oversee in the run-up to the big day that most couples feel some stress and anxiety through their wedding planning process. 

According to Google search analysis, many more couples are looking to reduce the time it takes to plan a wedding. Since the beginning of 2022, we’ve seen average monthly searches for ‘planning a wedding in six months’ more than triple. 

Main image credit: By Karolina Photography

Being the real, authentic version of YOU is everything – especially online. And when we’re looking for wedding photographers, it’s huge. I don’t know about you, but when I go to a wedding supplier’s website the first thing I look for is the About page. I want to see the face behind the business – especially when it comes to wedding photographers.

There are thousands of blogs about how to choose a wedding photographer. Most are written from the photographer’s point of view, and full of helpful tips. Loads of wedding photographers have a blog with advice on choosing a photographer on their own websites.

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Your upcoming wedding will be a dream, but it may also produce tons of trash. Decorations are an important way to bring your wedding vision to life, whether you DIY or buy them. But what happens to everything when the evening ends? Use these tips to avoid waste after your ceremony and have a green wedding that aligns with your sustainable values.

1. Recycle Paper Decor

A US study showed that couples spend an average of $2,141 for wedding decor, which lets them create the wedding aesthetic they’ve always wanted. It also leads to tons of single-use purchases. 

If you’ve said ‘YES!’ and you’re currently choosing your engagement ring, you’ll know the choice is vast! If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and not sure where to start, fashion stylist Emmeline Smith shares her favourite ring styles to help inspire you.

Triple Stones

Triple stone rings, also known as a trilogy or trinity setting, are still experiencing a resurgence thanks to the fabulous ring Prince Harry gave Meghan Markle on their engagement in 2017. The beauty of this style is that you can have any stone shape or size to suit your personal taste.

An interesting survey landed in our inbox a little while ago, and we wanted to share it with you. It’s ok not to be ok when the world around us is crumbling – and if you’re worried about planning your wedding and how much it will all cost, you’re absolutely not alone.

Weddings are expensive. But as we’ve said many times on English Wedding, we don’t believe the ‘average wedding budget‘ figures you’ll see in so many wedding publications.