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So for all of you who are organising your trousseaus we have some dazzling boudoir delights to share with you from the Black label by Ultimo (which is like The Black Album; but cooler (in our opinion) – but we digress).
The Black label range is the ultimate in luxury so if you want something other than the traditional white for the wedding night – then the gorgeous black label range is the perfect pick! Shop the wonderful range now
The most beautiful day of your life deserves a beautiful location and for all you couples who are planning your big day, the beautiful location that we recommend is the South Lodge Hotel. This beautiful hotel 5-star in the Sussex Downs is 93 acres of heaven (including a record breaking largest single 150 year old Rhododendron!), if it is good enough to host Winston Churchill, and world leaders for the G20 summit; we believe that it will be good enough for you.
The stunning 19th century neo-Jacobean nonpareil hotel in Horsham allows for multiple options, from a relaxed civil partnership to a luxuriously opulent outdoor wedding affair. The South Lodge Hotel allows for a myriad of options whatever your vision for your big day. From 10 guests to 250, a wedding breakfast or a buffet the choice is yours.
The beauty of this venue is the level of flexibility that is available as the weather in the UK can always be counted on not to be counted on – the hotel allows for a contingency whatever the weather.
The wonderful thing about this hotel are the incredible rooms with which are fantastic way to accommodate your guests for the festivities. Every room within the hotel has its own unique design, a mix of country style, modern comfort and opulence: double rain showers, Jacuzzis, and lounge rooms are delightful fillips that add to the experience. You can also luxuriate in beds that have handstitched mattresses using the finest materials including lamb’s wool, mohair, silk and bamboo, the EPOC crafted beds are like sleeping on a cloud – you will wish that you could bring them home with you.
The added bonus is that the wedding venue has its own wing so you and your loved ones can all be ensconced in the same section of the hotel. And, it is not just the guests who get a fantastic room with a 93 acre view – there are 4 master suites available, however the room specially designated for the honeymooners is the Farriers suite; the perfect blend of old world charm and modernity it is the perfect room to spend your first night as a newlywed.
Want to make it even more memorable? There are two incredible restaurants on site the 2AA Rosette, The Camellia or the Michelin star 4AA Rosette restaurant, The Pass, the Chef’s table concept restaurant run by culinary genius, Matt Gillan who has recently been invited compete on the BBC’s The Great British Menu. For those who are seeking an afternoon of leisurely indulgence , why not try the afternoon tea – scones slathered with clotted cream and jam, delicate sandwiches and pastries; and of course if you wish a glass of Nyetimber Sparkling Wine.
All in the details
There are 4 wedding packages available to suit all budgets; Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby and Pearl although there are minimum numbers that are required – however if your wedding falls outside of that scope the venue can create a bespoke option especially for you!
The venue only hosts one wedding per day – so you won’t have to share your special day with anyone other than your guests.
You can also take advantage of the picture perfect wedding offer that allows you to book your wedding up until April 2016 for £7,450; this figure is based on 60 guests. Do make sure that you contact South Lodge for further details.
Join the South Lodge Hotel from 11am to 3pm to visit an array of suppliers to assist you in the organisation of your wedding day.
Their wedding coordinators will also be on hand to showcase what South Lodge has to offer for your dream wedding.
Happy Friday to you! It’s time for a drink, a dress and a dance. So, let’s get this Friday party started with our friends W&P Design
The Down Easter
Makes Two Cocktails
3 shots bourbon
2 shots apple cider syrup (see recipe below)
1 shot fresh lemon juice
2 strips of orange zest (to garnish)
1) Add the bourbon, apple cider syrup, and lemon juice to the shaker.
2) Add ice to above the level of the liquid and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
3) Strain mixture into coupes and garnish with strips of orange zest.
Apple Cider Syrup
makes one cup
4 cups fresh apple cider
2 strips of orange zest
1) Boil the apple cider and orange zest over high heat until reduced to one cup.
2) Strain and chill before using.
Photos & recipe by W&P Design
Finn Slip Dress, Motel
Le Grind: ‘Pillow Talk’
It is the season where the leaves are mulch, the air is cooler and possibly high heels aren’t you best friends. If you are a creative soul you might fancy designing your wellington boots for your special day.
If would like to channel your inner fashion designer and create some gorgeous boots then get yourselves over here and get you creativity flowing.
- Win a luxury break worth £5,000
- 3 nights in a goldenoak treehouse cabin plus lots more
- 10 runners-up will each receive a £250Joules gift card.
- The winning welly design will go on sale atcom.
- Submit a design and enter the competition here –http://getcreative.joules.com/
- All proceeds from the sale of the limited edition winning welly will be donated to our charity partners via CHARITABLYJOULES.
So are you feeling lucky? Go on then and enter here and it could be you!
All entrants must be over the age of 18 and the full terms and conditions of the contest can be seen here.