Showing posts from February, 2008

It's your turn to ask him!

It may be 2008 but there’s no reason not to follow Leap Year tradition if you feel in the mood for a proposal. Back in the “good old days” 29th February was the only day in 4 years when traditionally a woman could ask a man to marry her. Of course these days there’s no reason not to ask your partner to marry you at any time you choose, but for the truly romantic amongst you 29th February 2008 might be all the excuse you need to pop the question to your man!

Obviously for all those men who feel the need to get in there first, Valentine’s day is around the corner, so if you don’t feel like waiting, make the first move into matrimony on Thursday – you won’t know if you don’t ask!

Top tips on colour

Get inspiration from your surroundings. Use the time of year when you will be getting married to guide you with available colour schemes of food and places or history and it’s characters and of course Mother Nature.

The autumn shades and creams flatter brunettes and redheads with most brunettes looking fabulous in champagne or ivory and redheads looking particularly stunning in red.

Ice-cool colours such as silver, blue and lilac will look sensational on Blonde-haired blue-eyed brides.

The paler the complexion of the bride, the warmer the colour she should wear. Be warned that pale colours will cause pale skin to have a ‘grey’ tone. If the bride insists on wearing a pale colour she should enhance it with accents of warm colours in her make-up and bridal bouquet.

Do not let other peoples’ superstition get in the way of the colours you choose. Most brides will tell you that it is unlucky to marry in green but nowadays brides are experimenting with costumes from the past and should you choos…