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How to rock a bun on your wedding day- Wedding hairstyling and accessories tips

May 11 2018

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We love a bridal bun, low, high, half. You name it it works on your wedding day. Here is a little round up of how to rock on en d what accessories to style with it on your big day.

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Spring Inspiration: Lovely Ideas for a Floral Wedding Theme

January 09 2018

" Spring is a wonderful time to tie the knot. It signals new life, opportunities and a fresh start – the perfect way to begin married life! The season also brings us plenty of beautiful blooms, which is why today we’re spoiling you with some lovely ideas for a floral wedding theme. Let’s take a look at how you can pull off this pretty theme…"

We’ll start things off by focusing on the bridal look. A floral wedding theme is a chance for brides to have some fun with their bridal look. You could wear a wedding gown with delicate floral detailing, such as embroidery or dainty petal embellishments. Alternatively, why not rock a colourful gown adorned with bright and bold blooms?

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10 lovely ways to ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids

January 09 2018

" So, you’ve got the ring on your finger, you’ve scoured Pinterest for wedding ideas and now it’s time to ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids! Today we’re looking at lovely ways you can ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids. From gift boxes to balloons, find out how you can ‘propose’ to your team of ‘maids."

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The Six-Month Checklist for Summer Weddings

January 08 2018

" Are you dreaming of a Summer wedding full of sunshine, laughter and love? Then it’s time to think about the six-month countdown starting from January! Keep reading to discover the five essential items you should be ticking off your Summer wedding checklist…"

Fingers crossed you’ve already bought your dream wedding dress – or you at least have a few appointments booked in! Wedding planners recommend sorting your gown out at 7 – 10 months ahead of the big day. This allows time for a couple of fittings and any amendments to be made. Plus, your wedding dress is a pretty big deal so you want to be able to tick it off your checklist and get on with the rest of the planning process. Top tip: Bring your bridesmaids or Maid of Honour along to the final dress fitting so that they can learn how to tie up your dress – it’s a surprisingly tricky task and not something you want to have to panic about on the morning of your wedding day!

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Our drape back veil-perfect for showing your dress detail

January 08 2018

" Agnetha is the perfect way to show off your back detail on your dress is with our on trend drape back veil- Agnetha, available in a variety of lengths or bespoke to your needs. "

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Creative Ways To Use Wedding Horseshoes Throughout Your Wedding Day

January 06 2018

" Horseshoes are traditionally thought to bring good luck to a wedding day and brides often tie them to their wedding bouquets as a good luck charm as they walk down the aisle. Today we’re looking at lots of lovely ways you can incorporate wedding horseshoes into your special day. From table plans to centrepieces, we’ve got heaps of ideas that will leave you feeling lucky…"

We’ll start with the most popular way of using horseshoes at your big day. Simply hang a horseshoe over your hand as you hold your bouquet. We recommend choosing a horseshoe that fits in with both your bridal blooms and your colour scheme. We have a range of wonderful wedding horseshoes to choose from. Add a vintage touch to your flowers with our Eloise Horseshoe or find your ‘Something Blue’ with our Lauren Horseshoe – the blue ribbon adds a super pretty touch to your aisle style. Our Nina Horseshoe features an elegant ivory ribbon – perfect for any style of wedding! Our horseshoes feature neutral tones so that they can fit in beautifully with any colour scheme or wedding theme.

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Beautiful Ideas for your ‘Something Blue’ Wedding Tradition

January 03 2018

" Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. It’s one of the most well-known wedding traditions out there, so today we’re looking at some wonderful ways you can include ‘Something Blue’ into your special day. From garters to gowns, we’ve got it covered…"

You may be bold enough to don a delicate blue gown, but we suspect the majority of brides will be swooning over the thought of a traditional white dress. Which is absolutely fine, as there are heaps of ways to include your ‘Something Blue’ into your aisle style. A simple blue sash or ribbon tied around your waist will look seriously elegant and it’ll define your waist too. It also adds a subtle touch of colour to your bridal outfit.

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Pretty Pink & Heart Wedding Inspiration

December 31 2017

" February is probably the most romantic time of the year, it’s all about Valentine’s Day and we start seeing subtle signs of Spring. So we thought we’d offer you some pretty pink wedding inspiration for you to swoon over. Incorporating lots of little heart motifs with a blush pink colour scheme will create an adorable wedding theme that’s the perfect match for this month!"

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8 Lovely Things To Do With Your Wedding Dress After The Big Day

October 23 2017

" You’ve spent hours, days, weeks and even months scouring Pinterest and bridal boutiques for your dream wedding dress. You found it, wore it and had the most incredible day in it, but now what? Wearing your wedding gown is one of the most magical moments of any wedding day, which is why today we’re talking about 10 of the loveliest things you can do with your dress after the big day. Let’s get started…"

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The Most Adorable Signs for Flower Girls and Page Boys

September 25 2017

" Are you having a flower girl or page boy? These adorable members of the bridal party are one of the sweetest additions to any wedding ceremony. Which is why today, we’ve scoured Pinterest for the cutest signs, decorations and accessories for your flower girls and page boys. Not only will they look really sweet, these signs will get your little helpers super excited about walking down the aisle with you. It’ll be a lovely surprise for your guests and these accessories are guaranteed to make everyone smile…"

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Romantic Secret Garden Wedding Inspiration

May 26 2017

" What could be more enchanting than a secret garden wedding? It’s the perfect choice if you love the thought of a smaller, intimate wedding celebration with heaps of romance. Find out how you can pull off this dreamy wedding theme for your very own special day…"

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Pretty Pastel Wedding Inspiration for Spring

April 24 2017

" If you’re planning a Spring wedding, have you ever considered a pretty pastel colour scheme? This palette is the perfect match for the season. It’s soft, romantic and utterly beautiful – what could be more wonderful for a Spring celebration? Find out how you can create a pastel colour scheme…"

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How to Incorporate Greenery into your Wedding Theme

February 23 2017

" We’ve fallen head over heels in love Pantone’s Colour of the Year: greenery. Using greenery as part of your wedding theme means your big day will be bursting with colour and texture. From vibrant green gowns to archways adorned with leaves and foliage, this is a wedding theme that’s completely unique."

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Wedding Reception Trends for 2017

February 02 2017

" Our last blog was all about the predicted bridal trends for 2017, which featured exquisite floral and blush pink dresses as well as some seriously romantic up-dos. However, today’s feature brings you the latest wedding reception trends that are going to big news this year. So if you’re planning on tying the knot in 2017, keep reading…"

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5 Beautiful Bridal Trends for 2017

January 16 2017

" If you’re newly engaged or tying the knot in 2017 you’re probably trying to find the perfect aisle style for your special day. From wedding dresses, accessories and hairstyles – there’s so much to think about when it comes to choosing your bridal look. Don’t fret ladies, we’re bringing you the latest bridal trends that are going to be hot this year…"

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Glamorous Gold Wedding Inspiration for Winter

November 09 2016

" A gold wedding theme is the ultimate colour palette for a truly luxurious wedding day. With an abundance of sparkle and sequins, it also works perfectly for a Winter theme. Discover some of our favourite golden wedding ideas…"

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Our Charlotte Lace and Leaf Lucky Horseshoe

November 08 2016

" Today we are introducing Charlotte, this season's best selling Lucky Wedding Horseshoe for us. "

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A White Winter Wedding Inspired By Feathers

October 30 2016

" With Winter just around the corner we thought it was time for a little bit of Winter wedding inspiration. Today’s post is all about a chic white colour palette using fabulous feather details. Feathers are predicted to be seriously hot for 2017 – whether it’s wedding dresses or centrepieces. The light texture of feathers adds a whimsical touch to a white Winter wedding theme. Read on to be inspired…"

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1920s Great Gatsby Wedding Inspiration

September 30 2016

" We adore a roaring 1920s wedding theme here at Silver Sixpence in her Shoe, and we love the thought of channelling a Great Gatsby style into your big day. So let’s take a look at how to recreate the glamorous era through your bridal outfit, wedding décor and much more…"

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Beautiful Autumn Bridal Make-Up

September 15 2016

" Summer is long gone and September is now in full swing, which means only one thing: Autumn is on the way! Which is why today we’re talking about gorgeous Autumnal bridal make-up."

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THE ULTIMATE BRIDESMAID STYLE GUIDE

September 06 2016

" If you thought finding the perfect wedding dress was difficult, think again! Choosing dresses and accessories for your bridesmaids can be an extremely tricky task. But luckily for you, we’re here to make it a whole lot easier.  You and your girls are bound to love our five different styles – and they’ll look gorgeous on any girl! From rose gold to boho bridesmaids, we’ve got a look that will suit your ladies…"

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Five Wedding Hairstyles You’ll Love

August 25 2016

" As a bride, you want to look and feel absolutely beautiful on your wedding day. But with such a wide range of different hairstyles to choose from, it’s difficult to know which one to wear! We’ve picked out our five favourite wedding hairstyles that we think you’ll love. From vintage glamour to boho goddess, we’ve got a hairstyle to suit you…"

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A BLUSH PINK AND DOVE GREY WEDDING THEME

July 25 2016

" I adore the heavenly combination of a blush pink and dove grey wedding theme. This perfect pairing creates a feminine colour scheme that is so chic. The blush pink is romantic while the grey accents brings out a stylish side. This delightful duo is fitting for any season and is made for an elegant affair."

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HOW TO CREATE A BOTANICAL WEDDING THEME

July 12 2016

" To me, botanical weddings are usually the most elegant of affairs. I love the thought of using natural, organic elements to create a truly gorgeous wedding theme. It’s the perfect influence if you want to create a whimsical wedding day that is wonderfully romantic with lots of greenery.       "

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Wedding Hair Trends – 5 Bridal Plaits

June 14 2016

" Summer is officially here which means that wedding season is in full swing. So if your wedding day is just around the corner, have you thought about how you’re going to wear your hair? Well today we’ve put together a few ideas on the latest wedding hair trend: braids! From an elegant chignon bun to loose tousled curls, brides have so much choice when it comes to wedding hairstyles. But have you ever considered braids on your big day? Read on to feel inspired…"

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A ROSE GOLD WEDDING THEME

June 03 2016

" Rose gold really is the metal of the moment. This is a beautifully feminine colour scheme with a stylish metallic statement, so it’s no wonder that rose gold has taken the wedding world by storm. Combining glamour with romance, you can easily incorporate subtle details into your jewellery, bridal outfit and wedding décor. It looks utterly beautiful when paired with soft blush and pink shades, but will also look fab with industrial inspired elements for a warehouse wedding."

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IS THE BIRDCAGE VEIL DEAD?

October 09 2015

" Last week we saw this gorgeous and super stylish image on British Vogue’s Facebook page of Sienna Miller in a birdcage veil and it got us wondering- is the birdcage veil really on it’s way out?"

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EXCITING NEWS THIS MONTH ON OUR IMPROVED PRICES AND LEAD-TIMES AT SILVER SIXPENCE HEADQUARTERS

August 09 2015

" We are always looking to improve the service we can offer our brides and one thing we have noticed in the last 2 years is how much our brides to be appreciate a quick turnaround on our products. So we have worked really hard to improve this for you and we are proud to say we can now offer a 3 week lead-time on most of our headwear pieces (bespoke pieces not included though we aim to please on this too wherever we can!) This way pieces can be tried on with your dresses at fittings and used during hair trials making it all the more a relaxing experience planning your big day! Knowledge is power ladies and we know you like to be organised."

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A BRIEF NEW COLLECTION PREVIEW

June 24 2015

" I just had to sneakily share a few of these gorgeous images with you from a recent shoot by photographer Lucy Little and Rachael Adams."

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FLORRIE- OUR FAVOURITE BOHO HEADBAND

June 24 2015

" Our Spotlight this month is on our beautiful Florrie headband and the story behind this key piece from our range."

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A VERY SPECIAL GIFT FOR OUR MAY BRIDES FROM SILVER SIXPENCE IN HER SHOE

May 05 2015

" Use the code GARTERGIFT when you purchase an item of Silver Sixpence In Her Shoe headwear and you will be able to order a complimentary garter of your choice."

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Persephone - A very versatile birdcage veil

April 09 2015

" Today we are spotlighting our beautiful Persephone birdcage veil. She is one of the more popular Silver Sixpence In Her Shoe headpieces and has given us many a beautiful real bride over the last 2 years."

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70’s Bridal Style

March 03 2015

" From floral crowns to crochet trim gowns and daisy bouquets- this month we are feeling inspired by all things 70s"

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Wedding Stories: Lottie

October 30 2014

" Wedding blogger Lottie has been dreaming of her big day since she was a little girl. She planned the entire wedding on her own, choosing a bespoke dress (and bespoke headpiece too), as well as doing her hair and make up herself. This lady knew exactly what she wanted from the start, and it sounds like all her hard work paid off. Here is Lottie's Wedding Story..."

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Make your own vintage-style headpiece

October 07 2014

" Whether you are a guest, the Mother of the Bride, a bridesmaid – or the bride herself - you want to ensure that on the day of the wedding you look your best. You probably know what you are wearing, so maybe now you are thinking about how to style your hair, or what headpiece to go for..."

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On the other side of the world…

January 28 2014

" ...I've been delighted to find that Silver Sixpence has international appeal, with us regularly receiving orders from as far away as Australia and New Zealand..."

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Caroline and Sam

January 09 2014

" Caroline and Sam married at a striking Art Deco style cinema in February 2013"

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Ruth and Steve

December 12 2013

" Ruth and Steve married in May near their home in Kent..."

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Ta da! Introducing Gemma

November 16 2013

" Gemma has been a gift from God when it comes to meeting the needs of Silver Sixpence brides..."

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Angus - small but perfectly formed

November 16 2013

" Introducing Angus, the newest member of the Silver Sixpence family... "

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The Shape of things to come…

September 28 2013

" First off, let me just say that I LOVE my new website"

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How It All Began…

September 28 2013

" I loved knowing that my accessories were hand made with real care and attention to detail rather than being mass-produced"

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When Nicky married Ed…

September 25 2013

" Our day was perfect for us and I’m happy to say that I wouldn’t have changed a single thing"

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Rachel and Adam

August 04 2013

" Rachel and Adam had an idyllic wedding in the Italian countryside earlier this year…."

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Rosie & Gavin’s Wedding

June 12 2013

" My friend Rosie married her man Gavin in May 2012, wearing a bespoke Silver Sixpence beaded headpiece with the briefest of birdcage veils"

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