Takes cues from Jil Sander's FW12 show and enlist floral designer of the moment Mark Colle to design your bespoke, fashion-forward flower arrangements.
Choose confectionary that maches your gown or the bridesmaids' dresses. This ombré-frilled cake by Maggie Austin is an homage to the Atelier Versace masterpiece.
3 Plaits please
From intricate weaves to loose braids, plaits were all over the SS12 runway and are the perfect style to complement a Grecian bridal gown.
Be inspired by Meredith German of Meredith Wendell, who took something old and made it new. "My wedding jewelry was very special to me - I clipped the flowers from my grandmothers wedding headpiece and had them set in Lucite to make a pendant."
The bridal jewelry trend for 2012 is switching simple studs for supersized chandelier earrings. Team with a strapless dress, loose chignon and simple necklace.
Dj Doue the Broken Hearts have spun at weddings from London to Russia and their frist-dance recommendation is to "pick something about love but still light-hearted." Our favourite: Jimmy Soul's 'If you Wanna Be Happy'.
Have a seamstress stitch the date of your big day into the lining of your dress in baby blue thread.