The bridesmaids wore Rixo in varied pastel shades.

I wore three seems over the weekend of the celebration. The primary one comes with fairly a again story. For 2 years I used to be in search of an appropriate gown till I got here throughout a fantastic marchesa gown adorned with flowers that belonged to a future bride. She modified her outfit for her ceremony earlier this summer season and postponed her wedding reception till subsequent 12 months, so she had by no means worn the gown. Luckily, she was glad that one other bride may take pleasure in it and we met handy it over. It was an ideal match. I added some straps, mixed it with a scarf, a veil, diamond bow earrings and Daphne pumps from my bridal assortment. Within the night, I swapped my marchesa for a beautiful Matthew Williamson sequin Frou-Frou feathered get together gown that I rented from My Wardrobe HQ, plus my Carina heels (rounded toes are simpler to bop). Lastly, I slipped right into a Galvan gown that I already owned.

Camilla selected sneakers from the bridal assortment of her model of the identical title.

Camilla and her husband Hugo on their wedding day.

As for the day itself, the identical Reverend who married us in September held the ceremony once more, and I added playful accents to verify the day did not get too stuffy. Then we went by way of an archway – have been showered with confetti – and made our approach to the marquee, which was adorned with flowers and vegetation that got to the visitors on the finish of the evening. I employed an area zero waste meals firm known as Bubble & Squeak who’ve a scrumptious, no-fuss, Italian festive menu, and as an alternative of a wedding cake, we opted for an enormous pavlova. We danced into the evening after which loved a leisure get-together the subsequent day in a stunning pub known as The Potting Shed, for which I wore one other rented outfit – a carpenter minidress with large bows on the shoulders.

For the night celebration, the bride slipped right into a shimmering Matthew Williamson mini gown.

As for the longer term bride from whom I purchased my gown? We stay good mates and write usually. I plan to resell my gown within the hope that one other bride will expertise as a lot pleasure as I do – and possibly make one other friendship.


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