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Issue 49 of Your West Midlands Wedding magazine

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Editor's letter

What to look out for in this issue

Brides' bulletin

Get up to date with the news from around the region

Freebies & offers

Great giveaways and discounts up for grabs

Wonderful world of weddings

Annie Cannock brings you the latest news and products from around the country

Wedding of the year

It's time to announce the overall winners for 2016 and launch this year's competition

On top of the world

Each love story is a journey so why not incorporate the destinations and adventures you've experienced together into your big day?

Competition

Win two luxurious retreats with Hallmark Hotels

Hot topic

Local experts advise on wedding woes

Things you never hear...

a groom say on the big day

Spotlight on Worcester, Bromsgrove & Stratford-upon-Avon

We showcase a handful of regional beauties

Glorious gardens

Al fresco venues in which to wed

Snapchat

The region's photographers share their favourite big-day images

Wedding SOS

Local pros come to the rescue

Theme your day

This season's wedding décor trends lend themselves to some complementing colour schemes

Your day, your way

Our junior editor Melissa Barker reveals what makes the perfect wedding by sharing the results from our recent polls...

The newlywed wish list

The bedroom edit

Honeymoon news

Travel editor Sarah Reeve reveals the latest travel news, destination hotspots and top buys for your post-wedding getaway

Escape the ordinary

Sarah Reeve enjoys unbridled luxury on the magical Maldives island resort of Manafaru

The floating city

Chief sub editor Louise Prance headed off to Venice to discover whether it lives up to its romantic reputation

Escape north

Once owned by Lord Byron, Seaham Hall has far more than characterful charm to woo you, as Annie Cannock discovers

Fashion focus

Laura Sutherland reveals the latest bridal fashion news, buys and launches

Shades of bridal

From molten gold highlights to the softest something blue, there are many ways to play with traditional wedding-dress whites for spring

A brief encounter

Lingerie in delicate shades of white, nude, lilac and pink to add a touch of romance to your bridal ensemble

On the wings of love

Take inspiration from birds for a truly avant-garde bridal look

Picture perfect

Marking 25 years of dressing brides, Suzanne Neville talks to Laura Sutherland about fabrics, couture techniques, Christian Dior and 2017's Portrait collection

Balletic bridesmaids

Dress your best girls in sumptuous soft pink and cream fabrics

Beauty buzz

Ivana Sidey reveals all the latest beauty must-haves for the bride-to-be

Wedding wellness

New products, tips and tricks for feeling your big-day best

Fancy a flutter

Open your eyes to some of the best mascaras around

Beauty Q&A

Local experts advise on wedding perfection

Grooms' news

Grooms' editor Danielle Harvey rounds up the latest news and launches for guys

Green with envy

With Pantone's colour of 2017 being Greenery, we showcase how to rock this botanical hue on your big day

Stag style

Night out? Weekend away? Wherever your stag do takes you, it's essential you're looking your best

Pretty in pastels

Lindsay and Simon celebrated their nuptials with a green colour scheme and a vintage vibe

Mellow yellow

A gorgeous spring palette and a flower theme set the scene for Hayley and Dan's nuptials