Getting married in the midst of the global financial tsunami? Brides of the recession have faith: fairy-tale weddings can happen on a budget with just a little bit of imagination and double-sided sticky tape. In 2009, the cheap wedding is the new black. From venues, to flowers, to dresses, to canapes, there’s always a cheapskate solution.
Comments and tips from any other budding credit crunch brides are much appreciated.
As for my own ‘real life wedding story’, I’m got hitched this summer at a friend’s amazing Georgian manor:
It’s like the Babington House of the North, and is just 2 and a half hours from London’s Kings Cross on the train.
Here’s a quick summary of Le Outfit:
J Crew and eBay came to the rescue again with my wedding shoes…
In the spirit of not-overdoing-jewellery and also the spirit of 2-for-1, my engagement ring doubled up as my wedding ring. But what a fabulous ring it is…