Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Summer wedding


Dress: Jones + Jones* // Clutch: Primark // Wedges: Primark

My boyfriend was recently an usher at one of his friend's wedding, he looked so smart in his little usher suit with tails and everything! This was the first proper wedding I've been to as an adult, so it was pretty exciting!

We headed off after work on a Thursday night, to our hotel in Essex, before the wedding on the Friday. We made loads of CDs to make the journey go quicker, so we spent most of the time singing along to TLC, girl/boy bands, rock classics and then bopped along to our favourite drum and bass. We stayed in a Marriott hotel for two nights and it was really lovely, we had the most humongous bed ever as we requested king size ha, plus loads of feather pillows. We've definitely decided we need feather pillows for our bed now. I instagrammed me looking little on the bed here haha. 

I went to the Jones + Jones blogger event a while ago and found the perfect wedding guest dress. It's the Natalie dress in a Liberty print. I love the simplicity of the design, as the print says enough for the dress anyway! It just has small lace inserts at the waist, black trim and netting plus a slit opening at the chest. I did have to put a small stitch in the slit as it was a bit too boobie for a wedding! I only stitched about 5cm up from the bottom, but it meant that the top didn't gape open so much. I decided against any accessories, as I thought the dress was eye catching enough as it was :) I really love the print!

The wedding itself was beautiful - the bride looked amazing, I loved her dress. It was a really fun day and the weather was gorgeous. The meal was really tasty and there was a disco and photobooth in the evening! I have to admit I did spend quite a lot of time in the photobooth, who wouldn't?!

For my first proper adult wedding, I was really impressed and can't wait for more of our friends to start getting married! I would definitely recommend checking out Jones + Jones for any weddings or occasions you have coming up, they have some beautiful designs and I was so happy with my choice for the wedding! <3

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18 comments:

  1. Oh wow - that really is a lovely wedding outfit!
    Really love the cut of the dress!

    I've been to a couple of weddings last summer and was usually the only one wearing something colourful!

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  2. That is the most gorgeous dress x

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  3. Beautiful dress!
    glancingbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. That dress is absolutely gorgeous! And I can't believe those shoes are Primark, they look way more high end! great look :)

    Rosie xo
    rosiemickhaiel.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. That's a really gorgeous dress, Em! Suits the occasion so well! x

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  6. I love a wedding! WOW that dress is amazing, I lovelovelove it :)

    Sophierosehearts x

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  7. Such a lovely dress! I really like the print and the lace details. You look very beautiful and I hope you had a great time at the wedding. :)

    I really liked your blog so you''l be seeing me around from now on, so I can't wait to see your next posts!

    xx
    Ivs

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  8. Oh hi pretty lady! <3 You look gorgeous, love the style and the pattern, so pretty xx

    Stephanie

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  9. You look so lovely! The print is PERFECT. xx

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  10. I love this dress and you look so pretty in it! :)

    Frances xx

    http://francescassandra.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. This print is so fun and tropical, you looks lovely Emily! I always tease my boyfriend for liking Drum & Bass, y'all would get on splendidly. ;) <3

    Tara xo

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  12. such a gorgeous dress :) suits you very well xo


    Ana www.anacelinelabod.blogspot.de

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  13. You look stunning in that dress! It's gorgeous x

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  14. You look absolutely gorgeous :) I'm waiting for my friends to start tying the know and I have a definite bet on which pair will be first, hehe :)
    Love this post so am definitely following you now!!
    Keep in touch :)
    Andrea
    www.lanouvellenoire.com
    Xxx

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  15. that dress is stunning!! xx

    http://susan-abroad.blogspot.co.uk

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